Best Ohio Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Ohio Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Ohio Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Ohio vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Lake Erie Islands: Island Idyll Weekend Getaway
It doesn’t take long to reach the Lake Erie Islands—just a short ferryboat ride from Port Clinton or Sandusky—but you’ll swear you’ve ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Port Clinton, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

2. Anderson Ferry, OH, & Belleview, Rabbit Hash, Big Bone Lick, & Warsaw, KY, & Vevay, IN Weekend Getaway
If you’re in a hurry to get out of town, here’s your ticket. Just about fifteen minutes west of downtown Cincinnati is Anderson Ferry—the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Vevay, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati

3. Kerr House Spa: Oasis in Ohio Weekend Getaway
It’s hard to believe that a spa with the high quality of the Kerr House could lie just over an hour from Detroit. It has no desert ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Grand Rapids, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

4. Lake Michigan's Shore: Stops Along the Circle Tour Weekend Getaway
Even if you could spend your entire vacation strolling beaches, you’d leave miles of sand untouched. And you don’t have to travel ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Grand Haven, MI - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

5. Amish Country, Ohio (Including Berlin, Coshocton, New Philadelphia, and Zoar) Weekend Getaway
There is a long-running joke amoung Ohioans that any company could sell any product as long as it put the word “Amish” in the product’s ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Zoar, OH - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Ohio

6. Ohio's Amish Counties: The World's Largest Amish Population Weekend Getaway
After driving along the interstate for an hour or so, a leisurely departure through the countryside will lead you to the largest Amish ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Millersburg, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

7. Cincinnati & Fairfield, OH, and Newport & Covington, KY Weekend Getaway
Cincinnati seems like a stretch for a day trip because it is in another state, but it is really less than two hours away. Situated ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cincinnati, OH - Day Trips from Indianapolis

8. Cleveland, Ohio Weekend Getaway
Forget the jokes about the Cuyahoga River catching fire and the city’s default. Forget the scores of derisive monikers. Cleveland ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Cleveland, OH - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Ohio

9. Hocking Hills: The State Park and Beyond Weekend Getaway
No matter the season, just when you think you’d like to escape to a cabin in the woods and unwind, Hocking Hills comes to the rescue. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lancaster, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 10. Cedar Point: Family Fun Weekend Getaway
When I was a kid, summer didn’t start until the day we went to Cedar Point. Thirty years later, the annual trek to this amusement ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sandusky, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

11. Bardstown, Springfield, Hodgenville, and Knob Creek, KY Weekend Getaway
Bardstown, Kentucky's attractions and nearby spots associated with Abraham Lincoln are so unusual and interesting that the extra driving ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bardstown, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 12. Columbus, Ohio: Discovering Columbus Weekend Getaway
Those who haven’t been through Ohio’s capital for a few years will be surprised at how much the area has grown. Ohio State University, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbus, OH - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 13. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg, Perryville, Danville, Berea, and Richmond, KY Weekend Getaway
South of the Bluegrass, amid the rolling farmlands and the tortuous course of the Kentucky River, lie fascinating little towns, each ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Berea, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

14. Cleveland: Renaissance in the Rust Belt Weekend Getaway
Ohio’s second-largest city, once jokingly referred to as “the mistake by the lake,” is having the last laugh these days. Urban pioneers ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cleveland, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

15. Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge Geologic Area Weekend Getaway
This is a trip for someone who wants to commune with nature, to wander the majestic wilderness, to breathe the scent of dogwood and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Slade, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati

16. Granville, Ohio: New England's Charm in Central Ohio Weekend Getaway
Spending a weekend in the Newark region of Ohio sounds like the city mouse visiting the country mouse, and in some respects it is. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Granville, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

17. Columbus and the Districts Weekend Getaway
It’s listed among Fodor’s top picks for overlooked/underrated places to visit during the cold months but Columbus has plenty to offer ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbus, OH - Day Trips from Columbus

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 18. A Wright Outing: Dayton Weekend Getaway
In addition to being the birthplace of aviation, Dayton has spawned inventions such as the automatic car self-starter, the heart-lung ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Dayton, OH - Day Trips from Columbus

19. Chicago: More than a Weekend's Worth Weekend Getaway
As a lively urban weekend destination, Chicago’s popularity among Clevelanders blossoms for several reasons. For starters, it’s a ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chicago, IL - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 20. Cedar Point & The Sandusky Ohio Area Weekend Getaway
Cedar Point claims to be the granddaddy of all amusement parks. It’s a tough point to argue. The park has more roller coasters and ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Sandusky, OH - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Ohio

 
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