10 Unique Ohio Travel Spots
Ohio is filled with many of the most fun and unique attractions that you will find anywhere in the United States. No matter what you are interested in, Ohio is sure to have a place that you will want to explore. It’s no wonder why Ohio is such a popular place to travel through with your motorhome. Here are 10 of the best places to check out in Ohio:
1. Pro Football Hall of Fame
This place is a must see for any fan of the pigskin and the gridiron. You can spend hours soaking in exhibits and watching films about everyone from Namath to Montana. This is truly a football lover’s paradise. For some extra excitement, stop by and watch the annual induction ceremony.
2. Cedar Point
Cedar Point is generally regarded by many people to be the best amusement park in the country. It consistently gets higher ratings that both Disney parks. Cedar Point is also thought to have the greatest selection of roller coasters of any amusement park, with Millennium Force being regarded as the best.
3. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
If you are a fan of rock and roll music, you must visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at least once in your life. You will see such items as Jimi Hendrix’s hand-written lyrics to “Purple Haze” and John Lennon’s green Sgt. Pepper uniform on display here.
4. King’s Island
Located northeast of Cincinnati, King’s Island is another legendary amusement park. If Cedar Point is the best amusement park, King’s Island is certainly in the top five.
5. Armstrong Air and Space Museum
Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. He was also born in Wapakoneta. The Armstrong Museum opened in 1972 and chronicles the life of the world’s most famous astronaut.
6. James A. Garfield National Historic Site
This is the home of James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States. The home is also referred to as Lawnfield.
7. William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was born in Niles, Ohio. However, he considered Canton to be his home as an adult. The McKinley National Memorial, which contains McKinley’s tomb, is also in Canton.
8. The Warther Museum
This museum contains the life’s work of Ernest Warther, considered by many people to be the greatest carver who ever lived. This museum is a hidden treasure that is certain to amaze everyone who views the work of this genius.
9. The first Wendy’s restaurant
Columbus, Ohio has the reputation of being the fast food capitol of the world. This is also the city where Dave Thomas chose to open the first Wendy’s restaurant in 1969.
10. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
This is the mansion that was built by F.A. Seiberling, the founder of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. “Stan Hywet” means stone quarry in Old English.