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Things To Do in Ohio
          
  1. Visit the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum

    The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to recognizing, honoring and encouraging invention and creativity through the administration of its programs. The Hall of Fame honors the men and women responsible for the great technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible. As of 2009 there were 405 inductees. New inductee announcements are made in mid February.

  2. Visit Cedar Point Amusement Park

    Cedar Point is a 364-acre (1.47 km²) amusement park located in Sandusky, Ohio, United States on a narrow peninsula jutting into Lake Erie. The park holds the world record for the most roller coasters in a single amusement park (17). Cedar Point is also the only amusement park with four roller coasters that are taller than 200 feet (61 m). As of 2010, Cedar Point has more rides (75) than any other amusement park. Cedar Point is officially dubbed "The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.

  3. Visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

    The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a non-profit zoo located in Powell, Ohio, just north of Columbus. The land lies along the eastern banks of the O'Shaughnessy Reservoir on the Scioto River, at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Powell Road. It has a worldwide reputation, largely attributable to the efforts and promotion of director emeritus Jack Hanna. In 2009, it was named by the USA Travel Guide as the number one zoo in America.

  4. Stick a toe in Lake Erie

    Lake Erie is the fourth largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the thirteenth largest globally. It is the southernmost, shallowest, and smallest by volume of the Great Lakes and therefore also has the shortest average water residence time. It is bounded on the north by the Canadian province of Ontario, on the south by the U.S. states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, and on the west by the state of Michigan.

  5. Visit the Cincinnati Zoo

    The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, is the second-oldest zoo in the United States and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It opened in 1875, just 14 months after the Philadelphia Zoo on July 1, 1874. The Reptile House is the oldest zoo building in America, dating from 1875. The Cincinnati Zoo is located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Avondale.

  1. Attend the Ohio State Fair

    The Ohio State Fair is one of the largest state fairs in the United States. In 2006 the attendance was 814,512, up 12,000 from 2005. The state fair contributes as much as 280 million dollars to the state economy. It is held in early August in Columbus.

  2. Visit Cedar Point

    Cedar Point is a 364-acre (1.47 km²) amusement park located in Sandusky, Ohio, United States on a narrow peninsula jutting into Lake Erie. The park holds the world record for the most roller coasters in a single amusement park (17). Cedar Point is also the only amusement park with four roller coasters that are taller than 200 feet (61 m). As of 2010, Cedar Point has more rides (75) than any other amusement park. Cedar Point is officially dubbed "The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.

  3. Visit the Akron Art Museum

    The Akron Art Museum is an art museum in Akron, Ohio, USA. The museum first opened its doors on February 1, 1922, as the Akron Art Institute. It was located in two borrowed rooms in the basement of the public library. The Institute offered classes in arts appreciation and has grown considerably since that time, 20,000 square feet (1,900 m) of gallery space dedicated to the display of its collection of art produced since 1850.

  4. Visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional football in the United States with an emphasis on the National Football League (NFL). It opened in Canton, Ohio, on September 7, 1963, with 17 charter inductees. Through 2008, all but one of the player inductees played some part of their pro career in the NFL (the lone exception is Buffalo Bills guard Billy Shaw, who played his entire career in the American Football League prior to the 1970 AFL-NFL merger).

  5. Visit the Ohio State Reformatory

    The Ohio State Reformatory (OSR), also known as the Mansfield Reformatory, is a historic prison located in Mansfield, Ohio in the United States. It was built between 1886 and 1910 and remained in operation until a 1990 federal court ruling (the 'Boyd Consent Decree') ordered the facility to be closed.

 
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