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Ohio tourist attractions

Strap on a jet pack and rocket off the surface of Lake Erie. Feed a giraffe. Brave the tallest roller coaster in the world. Uncover Ohio’s hidden history on the Underground Railroad. Lake Erie’s attractions have something for everyone and they’re all right here in Ohio.

African Safari Wildlife Park

African Safari Wildlife Park

Port Clinton

African Safari Wildlife Park is the Midwest's only drive-thru safari. Home to giraffe...

Air1 Airboats

Air1 Airboats

Sandusky

Come tour the east bay of Cedar Point on a one-of a-kind airboat adventure with Air1 ...

Antique Car Museum

Antique Car Museum

Put-in-Bay

The Antique Car Museum is a free attraction at Perry's Cave Family Fun Center. Stroll...

Aquatic Visitors Center

Aquatic Visitors Center

Put-in-Bay

Explore the center's history as a former state fish hatchery, and meet some of lake E...

Bad Boy Bait, Tackle, and Archery

Bad Boy Bait, Tackle, and Archery

Vermilion

Bad Boy Bait, Tackle, and Archery is a family-owned business offering all your fishin...

Bellevue Society for the Arts

Bellevue Society for the Arts

Bellevue

A 342-seat theatre with state-of-the-art lighting and sound, and a backstage work are...

Bicycle Bill's

Bicycle Bill's

Vermilion

Hands-on owners have 60 years with experience delivering and maintaining top-of-the-l...

Big Game Room Arcade

Big Game Room Arcade

Sandusky

One of Ohio's largest indoor arcades. Experience total family fun with glow mini-golf...

The Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay

The Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay

The Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay allows you to walk among hundreds of butterflies im...

Caddy Shack Square

Caddy Shack Square

Kelleys Island

This is a one-stop shop, in the heart of downtown Kelleys Island. Caddy Shack Square ...

Castalia State Fish Hatchery

Castalia State Fish Hatchery

Castalia

As part of the Castalia Blue Hole system of underground springs, the area provides a ...

Catawba Island Club and Marina North

Catawba Island Club and Marina North

Port Clinton

Private club resort offering numerous full-service food and bar service. Resort ameni...

Cedar Downs

Cedar Downs

Sandusky

Wager on horses at Cedar Downs off-track betting facility, located on Cedar Point Dr....

Cedar Lanes Entertainment Complex

Cedar Lanes Entertainment Complex

Sandusky

Cedar Lanes Entertainment Complex offers several attractions under one roof. Enjoy a ...

Cedar Point Amusement Park & Resort

Cedar Point Amusement Park & Resort

Sandusky

Full of fun and excitement for everyone, Cedar Point's the "Roller Coaster Capital of...

Cedar Point Lighthouse

Cedar Point Lighthouse

Sandusky

This 38-ft. lighthouse was built in 1862. The light, which was used for navigation un...

Cedar Point's Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark

Cedar Point's Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark

Sandusky

This indoor waterpark resort features liquid fun for the whole family in a tropical i...

Challenge Park

Challenge Park

Sandusky

An activity complex located on the Cedar Point peninsula, Challenge Park, features Ri...

Chateau Tebeau Winery

Chateau Tebeau Winery

Helena

Bob and Mary Tebeau would like to welcome and invite you to experience Chateau Tebeau...

Civilian Marksmanship Program

Civilian Marksmanship Program

Port Clinton

Civilian Marksmanship Program welcomes anyone interested in learning about firearm sa...

Cooke-Dorn House Historic Site

Cooke-Dorn House Historic Site

Sandusky

Sandusky is known for its collection of limestone buildings, including this Greek Rev...

Crabbie's Quarter Deck Arcade

Crabbie's Quarter Deck Arcade

Sandusky

6,000 sq.ft. of gaming action with the latest in arcade games. Guests can accumulate ...

The Crew's Nest

The Crew's Nest

Put-in-Bay

The Crew's Nest is Put-in-Bay's premier boating club and home of the island's largest...

Doller Estate

Doller Estate

Put-in-Bay

The Doller Estate allows you to experience island life as it was in the 1800s. Tour t...

Edison Birthplace

Edison Birthplace

Milan

Visit the early boyhood home of Thomas Edison in Milan, Ohio. Edison Birthplace museu...

Erie Spirit Sailing

Erie Spirit Sailing

Marblehead

Steer a 33 ft. sailboat under the guidance of Captain Jim or sit back and relax durin...

Firelands Symphony Orchestra

Firelands Symphony Orchestra

Sandusky

The Firelands Symphony Orchestra presents six live, offers high-quality, symphonic co...

Firelands Winery

Firelands Winery

Sandusky

Wine has been made on the Firelands Winery site since 1880. Stop by for a tour and a ...

Follett House Museum

Follett House Museum

Sandusky

Experience Sandusky's history from before the War of 1812, through the Civil War era,...

Fort aMAZEn Giant Maze

Fort aMAZEn Giant Maze

Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay's only giant maze. Challenge yourself and your friends. Best time wins pri...

Gemstone Mining & Geode Cutting

Gemstone Mining & Geode Cutting

Put-in-Bay

Pan for real gems, minerals, and fossils at the huge mining sluice. Kids of all ages ...

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center

Sandusky

Multi-attraction, family entertainment center. Featured on The Travel Channel’s "Best...

Glacial Grooves

Glacial Grooves

Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island Glacial GroovesThese are the world’s largest accessible glacial groove...

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Kelleys Island

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island

Enjoy a relaxing day on Lake Erie aboard the Goodtime I. Visit Put-in-Bay and enjoy ...

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Put-in-Bay

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay

Day-long cruise visits Kelleys Island and Put-in-Bay. ADA accessible. Cruising Memori...

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Sandusky

Goodtime Lake Erie Island Cruises-Sandusky

Sandusky

Enjoy a relaxing day on Lake Erie aboard the Goodtime I. Visit Kelleys Island and Put...

Goofy Golf

Goofy Golf

Sandusky

Play miniature golf, cool-off on bumper boats, test your skills with sharp curves and...

Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge

Sandusky

An all-suites, indoor waterpark resort designed with family fun in mind. With rides a...

Historic Lyme Village

Historic Lyme Village

Bellevue

Experience the past as you tour the sixteen buildings of this 19th century village. T...

Hoover Auditorium

Hoover Auditorium

Lakeside

Historic Hoover Auditorium hosts a wide variety of concerts and entertainment through...

Huron Lighthouse & Fishing Pier

Huron Lighthouse & Fishing Pier

Huron

The Huron Lighthouse is maintained by the United States Coast Guard. The lighthouse i...

Huron Playhouse

Huron Playhouse

Huron

The Huron Playhouse is Ohio's oldest continuing summer theatre and nationally recogni...

Inscription Rock

Inscription Rock

Kelleys Island

The 32 x 21 ft. surface of the rock is covered with one of the finest examples of abo...

Island Adventures Family Fun Center

Island Adventures Family Fun Center

Port Clinton

Island Adventures Family Fun Center provides a beautifully landscaped 18-hole miniatu...

Jet Express-Kelleys Island

Jet Express-Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island

The Jet Express offers high-speed passenger ferry from Kelleys Island to downtown Put...

Jet Express-Port Clinton

Jet Express-Port Clinton

Port Clinton

Jet Express-Port Clinton is a high-speed passenger ferry with direct service to downt...

Jet Express-Put-in-Bay

Jet Express-Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay

Jet Express is a high-speed passenger ferry from Put-in-Bay to downtown Kelleys Islan...

Jet Express-Sandusky

Jet Express-Sandusky

Sandusky

Jet Express-Sandusky offers high-speed passenger ferry from Sandusky to downtown Kell...

Johnson's Island Confederate Officers Prison Cemetery

Johnson's Island Confederate Officers Prison Cemetery

Marblehead

This historic cemetery is the final resting place of more than 200 of the 9,000 Confe...

Kalahari Waterpark Resort

Kalahari Waterpark Resort

Sandusky

Experience the time of your life with everything under one roof. Indoor body boarding...

The Keeper's House

The Keeper's House

Marblehead

The oldest surviving home in Ottawa County offers visitors the chance to experience t...

Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island, OhioMost commonly explored by
foot, bike, golf cart and/or kayak, Ke...

Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line-Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line-Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island

The only passenger/vehicle ferry service between Kelleys Island and Marblehead. Durin...

Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line-Marblehead

Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line-Marblehead

Marblehead

The only passenger/vehicle ferry service between Kelleys Island and Marblehead. Durin...

Kelleys Island State Park

Kelleys Island State Park

Kelleys Island State Park features hiking trails, camping, launch ramp, fishing, summ...

Lagoon Deer Park

Lagoon Deer Park

Sandusky

Walk-thru petting zoo with over 200 animals, gift shop, and stocked fishing lakes. Mo...

Lake Erie Islands Historical Museum

Lake Erie Islands Historical Museum

Put-in-Bay

Displays include over 65 ship models; the South Bass Island Lighthouse Fresnel lens; ...

Lakeside Chautauqua

Lakeside Chautauqua

Lakeside

For more than 140 years, Lakeside Chautauqua has welcomed families to the Lake Erie s...

Lakeside Chautauqua Watercraft Rentals

Lakeside Chautauqua Watercraft Rentals

Lakeside

Lakeside Chautauqua offers Sunfish sailboat, standup paddle board, and kayak rentals....

Lakeside Chautauqua Wooden Boat Excursions & Charters

Lakeside Chautauqua Wooden Boat Excursions & Charters

Lakeside

Lakeside Chautauqua wooden boat and sunset excursions are available throughout the su...

Liberty Aviation Museum

Liberty Aviation Museum

Port Clinton

Liberty Aviation Museum showcases operational, historical aircraft and vehicles, incl...

The Listening Room

The Listening Room

Port Clinton

The Listening Room is a music venue where nationally touring, talented singer/songwri...

M3 Family Pass

M3 Family Pass

Sandusky

Take a break from the lake with your family pass to three great area museums. The M3 ...

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Marblehead

Marblehead Lighthouse State ParkLocated in Marblehead, Ohio, Marblehead Lighthouse St...

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

Sandusky

Dive into the rich maritime history of the Sandusky Bay area at the Maritime Museum o...

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Sandusky

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark combines indoor waterpark fun and overnight acco...

Merry-Go-Round Museum

Merry-Go-Round Museum

Sandusky

Smiles all around as the carousel spins and the music plays at The Merry-Go-Round Mus...

Middle Bass Island

Middle Bass Island

Middle Bass Island

Middle Bass Island, OhioThe 750-acre Middle Bass Island
lies seven miles north of th...

Milan Museum

Milan Museum

Milan

Explore Milan's canal and shipbuilding history, interact with toys from the past, and...

Miller Ferries - Catawba

Miller Ferries - Catawba

Port Clinton

Miller Ferry passenger/vehicle ferries run round-trip between the northern tip of Cat...

Miller Ferries - Put-in-Bay

Miller Ferries - Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay

Miller Ferry passenger/vehicle ferries run round-trip between the northern tip of Cat...

Miller Ferries-Middle Bass Island

Miller Ferries-Middle Bass Island

Port Clinton

Miller Ferry passenger/vehicle ferries run round-trip between the northern tip of Cat...

Mills Creek Golf Course

Mills Creek Golf Course

Sandusky

Beautiful 9-hole course with rolling hills and a rippling creek provide affordable fu...

Moyer Riding Stable and Farm

Moyer Riding Stable and Farm

Oak Harbor

Take a peaceful, scenic, guided horseback ride on a trail along the river, through th...

Mystic Belle Cruises

Mystic Belle Cruises

Vermilion

Take a relaxing paddle-wheel tour on the historic and scenic Vermilion River. The tou...

North Coast Parasail & Water Sports

North Coast Parasail & Water Sports

Sandusky

Experience the thrills of WaveRunner riding and parasailing from the beach behind Ced...

Northcoast Grapevine Tours, LLC

Northcoast Grapevine Tours, LLC

Lorain

Providing guided winery tours and winery-themed corporate events in Northern Ohio’s w...

Northern Lights Arcade

Northern Lights Arcade

Sandusky

Join the excitement in the arcade at Great Wolf Lodge. Featuring over 100 games and a...

Oak Harbor Golf Club

Oak Harbor Golf Club

Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor Golf Club features a scenic, 18-hole course, built on the banks of the Por...

Ohio Veterans Home Museum

Ohio Veterans Home Museum

Sandusky

Located inside the I.F. Mack Building at the Ohio Veterans Home, this museum display...

Ottawa County Museum

Ottawa County Museum

Port Clinton

Enjoy historical displays about Ottawa County. Exhibits include Native Americans, ear...

Perry's Cave

Perry's Cave

Put-in-Bay

Perry's Cave is one of the deepest, darkest secrets under South Bass Island. A natura...

Perry's Cave Family Fun Center

Perry's Cave Family Fun Center

Put-in-Bay

Perry's Cave Family fun Center is your one stop for all day family fun! Enjoy Perry's...

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Put-in-Bay

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial was established to honor those who f...

Pottery Pizzazz

Pottery Pizzazz

Sandusky

You don't need to be an overnight guest of Kalahari Resort to create your own masterp...

Put-in-Bay & South Bass Island

Put-in-Bay & South Bass Island

Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay and South Bass
IslandThe Victorian-era village
of Put-in-Bay on South Ba...

Put-in-Bay Parasail

Put-in-Bay Parasail

Put-in-Bay

Get an amazing birds-eye-view of the stunning Lake Erie islands and Put-in-Bay's harb...

Put-in-Bay Tour Train

Put-in-Bay Tour Train

Put-in-Bay

The Put-in-Bay Tour Train is how to see Put-in-Bay! The tour train departs from the D...

Put-in-Bay Watercraft Rentals

Put-in-Bay Watercraft Rentals

Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay Watercraft Rentals provides service with locations on South Bass Island (P...

Put-in-Bay Winery

Put-in-Bay Winery

Put in Bay

Put-in-Bay Winery offers a guided, wine-tasting tour of the historic Valentine Doller...

Quarry Hill Winery & Orchard

Quarry Hill Winery & Orchard

Berlin Heights

Visit this winery and neighboring orchard market. The wines are an eclectic variety o...

Rain

Rain

Sandusky

Rain indoor waterpark offers a smaller setting with thrill slides, a 50 ft. tower wit...

Rock Climbing Wall

Rock Climbing Wall

Put-in-Bay

Soar to new heights 25 feet above the grounds of Perry's Cave Family Fun Center at th...

Rocky Point Winery

Rocky Point Winery

Marblehead

Rocky Point Winery is just down Main St. from it's namesake, the Marblehead Lighthous...

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Fremont

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center provides an experience of 19th century Americ...

Safari Outdoor Adventure Park

Safari Outdoor Adventure Park

Sandusky

Safari Outdoor Adventure Park features a thrilling zip line course, ropes course, cli...

Sandusky Cultural Center

Sandusky Cultural Center

Sandusky

The Sandusky Cultural Center gallery provides educational and entertaining exhibits t...

Sandusky Star Lanes

Sandusky Star Lanes

Sandusky

Now with two locations. Sandusky Star Lanes is equipped with 24 lanes with automatic ...

Sandusky State Theatre

Sandusky State Theatre

Sandusky

This 1,500-seat national landmark is a top entertainment destination for the Lake Eri...

Sawmill Creek Golf Club

Sawmill Creek Golf Club

Huron

Sawmill Creek Golf Club is located at Sawmill Creek Resort. This Tom Fazio-designed, ...

Sawmill Creek Watercraft Rentals

Sawmill Creek Watercraft Rentals

Huron

Rent a Jet Ski or kayak and enjoy the open waters of Lake Erie while viewing some of ...

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

Elmore

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens is a 17-acre hidden treasure with unparalleled beauty and...

Schoepfle Garden

Schoepfle Garden

Birmingham

70-Acre arboretum and garden containing 20 acres of topiaries, rose gardens and peren...

Scooops Kid Spa

Scooops Kid Spa

Sandusky

Scooops Kid Spa is an ice cream-themed spa perfect for pampering your little princess...

Seneca Caverns

Seneca Caverns

Bellevue

Seneca Caverns-Registered National Landmark is "The Caviest Cave!" Walk natural stone...

Shore-Nuf Charters

Shore-Nuf Charters

Port Clinton

Shore-Nuf Charters offers fishing charters and walk-on headboats available. Can accom...

Sidney Frohman Planetarium

Sidney Frohman Planetarium

Sandusky

Explore the universe from sky and space, travel to the planets, distant stars, and ga...

Skateworld

Skateworld

Sandusky

Great family fun! Skateworld specializes in birthday parties and groups. Located with...

Soak City

Soak City

Sandusky

An 18-acre outdoor waterpark located on a Lake Erie beach next to Cedar Point. Soak C...

Sorrowful Mother Shrine

Sorrowful Mother Shrine

Bellevue

Sorrowful Mother Shrine is a Catholic shrine (seven miles south of Bellevue between S...

South Bass Island Lighthouse

South Bass Island Lighthouse

Put-in-Bay

Visitors have the opportunity to tour the historic lighthouse and grounds and also le...

Spa Kalahari and Salon and Junior Spa

Spa Kalahari and Salon and Junior Spa

Sandusky

Beyond relaxation. A family vacation should have something special for every member o...

Star Lanes at the Harbor

Star Lanes at the Harbor

Port Clinton

Star Lanes at the Harbor provides 24 lanes with automatic scoring, bumpers, children'...

Stonehenge Estate Tour and Gift Shop

Stonehenge Estate Tour and Gift Shop

Put-in-Bay

The Stonehenge Estate is a visitor favorite for over 20 years. The self-guided audio ...

Thunderbird Hills Golf Course

Thunderbird Hills Golf Course

Huron

36 holes of golf on rolling terrain with tree-lined fairways and river views. Bar Nor...

Tibbels Fishing Charter Service

Tibbels Fishing Charter Service

Marblehead

Tibbels Fishing Charter Service provides private, group fishing charters for up to 19...

The Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo

Toledo

The Toledo Zoo is a top attraction for your family! The new Aquarium, plus Penguin Be...

Tre Sorelle Cioccolato

Tre Sorelle Cioccolato

Sandusky

Enjoy premium chocolates made by hand in an on-site professional kitchen. Ingredients...

Underground Railroad Tour

Underground Railroad Tour

Sandusky

Because of its location on Lake Erie, the number of railroad lines, the Huron and Ver...

Vermilion Lighthouse

Vermilion Lighthouse

Vermilion

The Vermilion Lighthouse is a replica of an original lighthouse that was later moved ...

War of 18-Holes Miniature Golf

War of 18-Holes Miniature Golf

Put-in-Bay

War of 18-Holes Miniature Golf is a challenging and beautifully landscaped 18-hole mi...

West River Paddle Sports

West River Paddle Sports

Vermilion

Voted #1 in paddleboard, kayak, and canoe rentals/sales in northern Ohio by "Condé Na...

Wizard's Journey

Wizard's Journey

Sandusky

Help the Wizard slay the dragon at this 9 hole, indoor black light 3D interactive mi...

XD 4D Theater

XD 4D Theater

Sandusky

The XD 4D Theater is Ohio's first and only! This motion theater is now showing "Haunt...

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