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SPRING/SUMMER

Ohio offers cool travel experiences this spring and summer, ranging from the recently opened one-of-a-kind Space Shuttle Crew Compartment Trainer exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to a glimpse into the life and humanitarian work of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, through the traveling exhibit’s final U.S. stop at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Located within a day’s drive from 60 percent of the U.S. population, the Buckeye State offers the ideal spot for an affordable and memorable getaway. Read more…

OHIO Auglaize & Mercer Counties
Auglaize & Mercer Counties Convention & Visitors Bureau

Auglaize & Mercer Counties CVB

St. Marys, Ohio

For fun and adventure visit west Ohio's Greater Grand Lake St. Marys Region, home to the Armstrong Air and Space Museum, Fort Recovery, The Bicycle Museum of America, National Marian Shrine and Ohio's largest, inland lake, Grand Lake St. Marys.

www.seemore.org
OHIO Bellefontaine
Mad River Mountain

Mad River Mountain

Zanesfield, Ohio

(800) 231-7669

www.skimadriver.com
OHIO Canton
Macy's Music Festival

Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival

Cincinnati, Ohio

August 2 - August 9

(800) 533-4302

www.profootballhoffestival.com
OHIO Cincinnati
Macy's Music Festival

Macy's Music Festival

Cincinnati, Ohio

July 31 - August 1

(800) 452-3132

www.macysmusicfestival.com
Millennium Hotel

Millennium Hotel

Cincinnati, Ohio

The Millennium Hotel Cincinnati offers superior service and accommodations, a prime downtown location, and is the only hotel in Cincinnati connected directly to the Duke Energy Center. It's steps away from sports stadiums, museums, shopping, enter-tainment venues, nightlife and restaurants.

www.millenniumhotels.com/cincinnati
OHIO Cleveland
Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland, Ohio

Step into a world full of beauty and wonder. Explore our Glasshouse, alive with exotic butterflies and other fascinating creatures. Also enjoy our 10 acres of beautiful gardens, including a rose garden, a Japanese garden, an herb garden and our award-winning children's garden.

www.cbgarden.org
Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center is the perfect urban setting for a great get-away weekend! Located in the vibrant heart of downtown and within walking distance to the Rock Hall, sporting venues and exciting nightlife the hotel offers breathtaking views of Lake Erie and the skyline.

www.clevelandmarriottdowntown.com
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Cleveland, Ohio

From awesome dinosaurs and exotic cultures to rare diamonds and distant planets, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is the place to discover the nature of your universe. The wildlife center has plants and animals and the planetarium is state-of-the-art.

www.cmnh.org
Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland

Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio

This summer see the wild world of Jane Goodall at the Discovering Chimpanzees exhibition opening June 3 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees OMNIMAX film at Great Lakes Science Center and visit the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to see the real thing.

www.travelcleveland.com
Glidden House

Glidden House

Cleveland, Ohio

Located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, Glidden House is within walking distance to Cleveland's finest museums and cultural institutions and is easily accessible to downtown Cleveland.

www.gliddenhouse.com
Holiday Inn Select City Centre Lakeshore

Holiday Inn Select City Centre Lakeshore

Cleveland, Ohio

Family fun in downtown Cleveland! We are the closest hotel to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Science Center. Relax in our huge indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Complimentary shuttle to downtown dining and shopping. Kids eat free!

www.hiselect.com/cle-lakeshore
Hyatt Regency Cleveland

Hyatt Regency Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio

Everyone has always heard that "Cleveland Rocks" but now you can experience the history of Rock & Roll for yourself. Take advantage of the Rock & Roll package at Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade

www.cleveland.hyatt.com
Howard Johnson Inn - Cincinnati, OH

Howard Johnson Inn

Cincinnati, Ohio

Newly renovated rooms • Free highspeed wireless internet •
Free continental breakfast • Executive Home Office rooms with king beds, recliner chairs, jet tubs, & work desk • Home office rooms with two double beds, mini-fridge and microwave oven • Interior corridors, outdoor pool, restaurants adjacent, golf.

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
Radisson Hotel Cleveland-Gateway

Radisson Hotel Cleveland-Gateway

Cleveland, Ohio

Experience Radisson's "Yes I Can" Service, located directly across from Q-Arena and Jacobs Field. Guest rooms feature Radisson's Exclusive Sleep Number beds with featherbed duvets, complimentary wireless highspeed internet, mini-refrigerators and more. View our website for packages.

www.radisson.com/clevelandoh_gateway
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum

Cleveland, Ohio

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum stands as a monument to the living heritage of rock and roll music. Located on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, this museum educates its visitors about the lasting impact rock and roll has had on our culture. Read More…

www.rockhall.com
Stone Gables B&B

Stone Gables B&B

Cleveland, Ohio

Luxurious accomodations and personalized friendly service at Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast creates the perfect city oasis for anyone. We are located close to Ohio City's finest restaurants, the West Side Market, and we are located under 2 miles from most of Cleveland's downtown attractions.

www.stonegables.net
Western Reserve Historical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, Ohio

Chisholm Halle Costume Wing - Try it on!
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum - Put yourself in the driver's seat!

www.wrhs.org
OHIO Clinton County
Clinton County

Clinton County CVB

Clinton County, Ohio

Experience the ambiance of rural America in south-west Ohio where unique shopping opportunities prevail, local artisans' display their wares, fresh produce can still be found at roadside stands, local diners are a staple, nature's a strong force with two area state parks, and family festivals prevail.

www.clintoncountyohio.com
OHIO Columbus
The Columbus A Renaissance Hotel

The Columbus A Renaissance Hotel

Columbus, Ohio

Located in the vibrant heart of downtown and offering Renaissance signature Savvy Service, Marriott Rewards Points and our luxurious new bedding. The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel is distinctively Columbus and uniquely Renaissance. Visit this summer and enjoy our Titanic Exhbition Package!

www.renaissancecolumbus.com
Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory

Columbus, Ohio

Located within an 88-acre park just east of downtown, Franklin Park Conservatory is surrounded by botanical gardens and features unique indoor plant collections. Exhibitions and related programming create memorable experiences for visitors of all ages.

www.fpconservatory.org
Howard Johnson Inn - Columbus, OH

Howard Johnson Inn

Columbus, Ohio

Located 7 min. from downtown Columbus, only minutes away from local attractions and great Columbus restaurants. Minutes away from the Ohio State University. 30 min. away from Buckeye lake. Complimentary Rise & Dine breakfast. Outdoor heated pool • Free wireless highspeed internet

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
Jack Nicklaus Museum

Jack Nicklaus Museum

Columbus, Ohio

(614) 247-5959

www.nicklausmuseum.org
Jazz & Rib Fest

Jazz & Rib Fest

Columbus, Ohio

July 24 - July 26

(614) 645-3800

www.hotribscooljazz.org
The Lofts Hotel

The Lofts Hotel

Columbus, Ohio

The Lofts is a hotel like no other in the world. Each of its 44 rooms is distinctive, offering special features that truly set it apart. Its designer interior offers clean, contemporary lines, dramatically juxtaposed against the strength of a proud historic building.

www.55Lofts.com
Ohio Historical Center

Ohio Historical Center

Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society houses the Society's largest museum with exhibits on natural history, contemporary social and political history and rotating feature exhibits. Adjacent Ohio Village hosts special events throughout the year.

www.ohiohistory.org
Ohio State Parks

Ohio State Parks

Columbus, Ohio

Vacation adventures await you…

www.ohiostateparks.org/bwd.aspx
Schmidt's German Restaurant

Schmidt's German Restaurant & Sausage Haus

Columbus, Ohio

Established in 1886, you'll find this charming restaurant serves the best authentic German dishes in Ohio. Located in a Historic brick livery stable in historic Gernman Village, Schmidt's continues to be the heartbeat of German Village.

www.schmidthaus.com
Wexner Center for the Arts

Wexner Center for the Arts

Columbus, Ohio

The Wexner Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts center at The Ohio State University. It features exhibitions, performances, films, artist residencies, and educational programs. The landmark building houses galleries, performance spaces, a film/video theater, store, and café.

www.wexarts.org
OHIO Elyria
Howard Johnson Inn - Elyria, OH

Howard Johnson Inn

Elyria, Ohio

One block from the turnpike, 10 miles to Cleveland Airport, 25 min. to Cedar Point Amusement Park, (15 minutes to Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Convention Center, Grand Arena and Jacob's Field, Cleveland downtown flats, Cleveland Clinic), 5 min. to Lake Erie, 25 min. to Sea World & Geaugy Lake.

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
OHIO Fayette County
Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau

Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau

Washington C.H., Ohio

We invite you to visit Fayette County. Shop at Prime Outlets Jeffersonville, antique, and specialty stores. Visit historical sites, Harry Ahysen's murals, or attend local festivals. Then, relax at nearby Deer Creek Resort. A casual, friendly experience awaits you here at the crossroads of southwest Ohio.

www.fayettecountyohio.com
OHIO Geneva
Howard Johnson Express - Geneva, OH

Howard Johnson Express

Geneva, Ohio

Property offers free wireless highspeed internet, an outdoor pool, complimentary continental breakfast, and meeting facilities. AAA Approved, within minutes of Lake Erie fishing, Geneva State Park and local wineries.

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
OHIO Greene County

Greene County CVB

Beavercreek, Ohio

Lace up your hiking boots and explore the regions trails in John Bryan State Park, Clifton Gorge, Indian Mound Reserve, Narrows Reserve and other natural areas. Also, you can hop on a bike or paddle through the beautiful landscape. Some of nature's best awaits you in Greene!

www.greenecountyohio.org
OHIO Logan
Hocking Hills - Logan, Ohio

Hocking Hills CVB

Logan, Ohio

Ohio's Hocking Hills region is world renowned for incredible hiking with trails leading past waterfalls, caves, ravines and cliffs, perfect for the ultimate eco-adventure vacation. Don't miss the Midwest's only Canopy Zipline Adventure with 11 ziplines, suspended bridges and a new tree climbing adventure.

www.1800hocking.com
OHIO Mason
The Beach Waterpark

The Beach Waterpark

Mason, Ohio

(800) 886-7946

www.thebeachwaterpark.com
OHIO Peninsula
Boston Mills Brandywine

Boston Mills Brandywine

Peninsula, Ohio

(800) 875-4241

www.bmbw.com
OHIO Put-In-Bay
Heineman Winery

Heineman Winery

Put-In-Bay, Ohio

(419) 285-2811

www.heinemanswinery.com
OHIO Richfield
Howard Johnson Inn - Richfield, OH

Howard Johnson Inn

Richfield, Ohio

Gold Medal Award Property • Free Rise'n Dine Breakfast • Pets Allowed • Restaurant • Home Office rooms are available with Data port phones, Coffee Maker with amenities, Large work Desks • Plenty of RV, Campers & Truck parking available

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
OHIO Sandusky / Lake Erie Islands
Castaway Bay Resort

Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort

Sandusky, Ohio

Escape to a tropical paradise inside Cedar Point's Castaway Bay Resort. There are 11 water slides including a water coaster that blasts riders uphill, a 1000,000-gallon wave pool, a toddlers' tide pool, a massive arcade and a full lineup of soothing spa treatments. Plus, the weather's tropically terrific!

www.castawaybay.com
Cedar Point Amusement Park/ Resort

Cedar Point Amusement Park/ Resort

Sandusky, Ohio

Experience why Cedar Point’s been voted the Best Amusement Park in the World by Amusement Today for more than 15 years running, and stay at the Cedar Point Resorts. You’ll be steps away from over 70 rides and 17 coasters.

www.cedarpoint.com
Firelands Winery

Firelands Winery

Sandusky, Ohio

Firelands Winery is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie. Wine has been made on site since 1880. Come by for a visit, tour, and a tasting of our award-winning estate bottled wines, and browse through our gift shop. Open year round.

www.firelandswinery.com
Goodtime I

Goodtime I

Sandusky, Ohio

Take the Goodtime I on a daytime island hopping trip to the beautiful Islands of Lake Erie. Visit two islands in one day for just one price! Enjoy the comfort of our enclosed deck or enjoy the sights and sounds of Lake Erie on our open upper deck. Available for private charter and we also offer evening cruises!

www.goodtimeboat.com
Hampton Inn Sandusky

Hampton Inn Sandusky

Sandusky, Ohio

The Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central is located very close to Cedar Point Amusement Park and Lake Erie Island in Sandusky, Ohio. Our hotel features an indoor heated pool, a fitness room and high-speed internet access for all our guests.

www.northcoastinns.com
Hotel Breakers

Hotel Breakers

Sandusky, Ohio

Located on a scenic Lake Erie peninsula, a piece of Cedar Point history with its storied past that traces back to 1905 and includes guests such as Presidents Taft, Coolidge, Wilson, Harding, Roosevelt and Eisenhower; Abbott and Costello, & John Philip Sousa. Read More…

www.cedarpoint.com
Howard Johnson Express - Sandusky, OH

Howard Johnson Express

Sandusky, Ohio

Located directly across the street from the entrance to Cedar Point Causeway, the main road to Cedar Point. Relax in our outdoor, heated pool. Tour the Lake Erie Islands with a 15 minute drive, then a scenic 15 minute ferry ride. Complimentary Continental Breakfast. Free High Speed Internet.

www.hojo.com/greatlakes
The Jet Express

The Jet Express

Sandusky & Port Clinton, Ohio

The Jet Express is a safe, ocean-approved catamaran offering passengers a choice of all-weather protected, indoor seating or a refreshing open air ride. Traveling at speeds of more than 40 mph, it offers the smoothest, fastest ride across the lake to Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island.

www.jet-express.com
Kalahari Resort

Kalahari Resort

Sandusky, Ohio

The authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts have built a reputation as the largest and most innovative waterpark resorts in the country. Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells brings “a world away” experience to travelers in the Midwest with under-one-roof convenience which includes Read more…

www.kalahariresort.com
Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Sandusky, Ohio

Reach new heights on one of the tallest roller coasters in the world at Cedar Point. Explore by kayak around the coves of Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island. Nurture mind, body & sipirt at Lakeside, a Chautauqua community. Discover your favorite "watering hole" for fishing & swimming - The options are endless!

www.shoresandislands.com
Lakeside

Lakeside

Lakeside, Ohio

Lakeside, the Chautauqua on Lake Erie, is dedicated to the renewal experience that allows many to individually embrace their whole being through educational escapes, faith and fellowship, recreational adventures and cultural arts programming. Lodging is available year round.

www.lakesideohio.com
Lighthouse Point

Lighthouse Point

Sandusky, Ohio

If you like the quaintness of a New England lakeside community, you'll love Lighthouse Point, originally built in 2001, with its cozy cottages, cabins and luxury RV campsites. In 2004 there will be an addition of 14 cottages, 30 cabins and 38 luxury RV campsites, bringing the total number of cottages to 64; cabins to 40 and luxury RV campsites to 97.

The Lighthouse Resort

The Lighthouse Resort

Marblehead, Ohio

The Lighthouse Resort Hotel, it's "more than just a room." Located on Lake Erie, across from Cedar Point; on the east shore of the historical Marblehead, Ohio. Our restaurant "Ritski's Bar & Grille" has a waterfront view. We are located within 5 miles to everything.

www.thelighthouseresort.com
Maui Sands Resort

Maui Sands Resort

Sandusky, Ohio

(888) 782-9677

www.mauisandsresort.com
Milan Historical Museum

Milan Historical Museum

Milan, Ohio

Visit the birthplace of America's greatest inventor Thomas A. Edison and a National Trust for Historic Preservation Distinctive Destination. The Milan Historical Museum, located in Milan's historic district, features both permanent and temporary exhibits, sculpture gardens and gift a shop.

www.milanhistory.org
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Freemont, Ohio

The White House's original gates mark the entrance to the nation's FIRST presidential center. Visit the 31-room mansion, 3-story Museum/Library, tomb and estate of 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes. On exhibit are family furnishings, Civil War and 19th century artifacts.

www.rbhayes.org
Sandcastle Suites Hotel

Sandcastle Suites Hotel

Sandusky, Ohio

The view from this secluded resort retreat is almost worth an overnight stay in itself. Located on the tip of the Cedar Point Peninsula, Sandcastle Suites Hotel offers a sweeping landscape of the majestic Lake Erie waters and is perhaps the best place to catch a sunrise or sunset at the park. Read More…

Sandusky State Theater

Sandusky State Theater

Sandusky, Ohio

Since 1928, The Sandusky State Theatre has been an area landmark and continues to serve as a top entertainment destination for the entire Erie County region. In operation for 80 years, it has served the community as a top Vaudeville theatre, movie palace, and world-class performing arts center.

www.sanduskystate.com
Sawmill Creek Resort

Sawmill Creek Resort

Huron, Ohio

The perfect destination for a lakeside vacation or business meeting! 35,000 sq. ft. of Flexible Meeting Space, restaurants, pools, exercise rooms and 18-hole Tom Fazio Golf Course.

www.sawmillcreek.com
Soak City at Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio

Soak City Waterpark at Cedar Point

Sandusky, Ohio

(419) 627-2106

http://soakcity.cedarpoint.com
Spa Kalahari & Salon at Kalahari Resort

Spa Kalahari & Salon at Kalahari Resort

Sandusky, Ohio

(877) 525-2427

www.kalahariresort.com
OHIO Toledo
B&B Railroad Depot

B&B Railroad Depot

Toledo, Ohio

A unique, quaint B&B for a weekend getaway or a weekday business stay. Perfect for a romantic getaway, reception, railroad enthusiasts, weekend getaways.Near Toledo. Fishing charters nearby.

www.bbrailroad.com
The Canal Experience

The Canal Experience

Grand Rapids, Ohio

The Canal Experience is the only place in the country where you can board an authentic, mule-drawn canal boat, "lock through" an original Miami & Erie Canal lock and visit a restored, waterpowered mill. Costumed characters, General Store, special events.

www.metroparkstoledo.com
Fort Meigs

Fort Meigs

Perrysburg, Ohio

Fort Meigs in Perrysburg, North America's largest restored stockade fortification, was one of the focal points of the War of 1812. Come experience life in an early Ohio fort and enjoy the site's new Museum and Education Center.

www.ohiohistory.org
TARTA

TARTA Muddy Shuttle

Toledo, Ohio

Park & Ride TARTA to all Toledo Mud Hens home baseball games at Fifth Third Field entrances--$1 per person or $2 for groups up to 5 people. Call 419-243-RIDE (7433) for locations.

www.tarta.com
Toledo Area Courtyard by Marriott Hotels

Toledo Area Courtyard by Marriott Hotels

Holland, Maumee, & Rossford, Ohio

Great Weekend Rates Available! Groups Discount for 10 or more Indoor Swimming Pool, Whirlpool and fitness rooms, Restaurants And Lounge, All Conveniently located off the major highways - Just a short drive to area attractions, restaurants and shopping!

www.courtyard.com
Toledo Botanical Gardens

Toledo Botanical Gardens

Toledo, Ohio

Enrich your life with over 60 acres of serene landscapes and picturesque gardens. Explore the Artists Village, and outdoor sculpture collection, or partake in the many cultural events and nature and art classes. Admission is free and always inspirational.

www.toledogarden.org
Toledo CVB

Toledo CVB

Toledo, Ohio

Whether you want to take a fun-filled getaway with the family, or make a quiet little getaway all your own, set your sights on Greater Toledo. Either way, you'll enjoy big city amentities with small-town accessibility and value. For details on area attractions and events, visit us online or call (800) 243-4667.

www.dotoledo.org
Toledo's German American Festival

Toledo's German American Festival

Oregon, Ohio

August 28 - August 30

(419) 691-4116

www.gafsociety.org/fest.htm
Toledo Mud Hens

Toledo Mud Hens

Toledo, Ohio

Come visit the World Famous Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club in our new ballpark, Fifth Third Field, Newsweek's "Best Ballpark in the Minors." Experience the Joy of Mudville by calling (419) 725-HENS (4367) or online.

www.mudhens.com
Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo, Ohio

Enjoy FREE admission to a renowned art collection spanning from ancient to contemporary times. The Glass Pavilion is now open, featuring more than 5,000 works of glass art and a glassblowing studio with public demonstrations. See our website for a schedule. Read more…

www.toledomuseum.org
Toledo Zoo

Toledo Zoo

Toledo, Ohio

The Toledo Zoo is more than just a great value. With animals from mammoth elephants to tiny toads, it's a trip around the world - from the Arctic to Africa - all in one place!

www.toledozoo.org