Planning a Trip to Ohio
Located in the Great Lakes region of the United States, Ohio offers a friendly Midwestern atmosphere. From outdoor activities to cultural attractions, Ohio has something to offer for every interest and budget. With Orbitz.com you can book hotels, flights and tours to destinations around the state.
Ohio has a long coastline on Lake Erie, and many of the state's most popular attractions revolve around the lakeshore. From the beaches of Avon Lake to Sandusky Bay, you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, boating and camping. If history is your thing, Ohio's Amish Country offers everything from buggy rides to traditional farms.
Best time to take a vacation to Ohio
The best time to visit Ohio is during the early fall, when days are sunny and temperatures range from 60F to 70F. If you're visiting to see the changing colors, book your flights on Orbitz.com for the month of September. Summers are hot throughout most of the state, and most days get up to 85F or 90F. In general, temperatures are higher in the southern part of Ohio and more humid on the Lake Erie shoreline. Ohio experiences cold winters, and temperatures often dip below freezing. The northern part of the state also gets lake-effect snowstorms during December, January and February.
Insider tips for Ohio travel
Both Ohio and Michigan residents drive for hours to reach Cedar Point, an amusement park that's located in Sandusky.
Ohio State University Football
If you're interested in sports, be sure to catch one of the exciting football games at Ohio State University in Columbus.
Located on popular South Bass Island, Put-in-Bay offers charming buildings and a quiet, relaxed atmosphere.
Carnivore Conservation Center
Dedicated to the breeding of animals like cheetahs, the conservation center is located near Cambridge and is open to the public.
At this unique family attraction, you can dig for fossils in the rock piles that come from a quarry down the road.
Ohio Vacation Packages
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Stay close to Cedar Point at budget hotel with free breakfastGuests at Howard Johnson Express - Sandusky Park N. Entrance get free continental breakfast daily, free in-room Wi-Fi and a budget-friendly location that's as close as it gets to Sandusky's favorite theme parks.... More
The Dayton Grand Hotel in Downtown Dayton, a full service historic hotel restored to its grand presence, is just one block from the Schuster Performing Arts Center and minutes away from Dayton's finest recreational and entertainment areas.The Dayton Grand hotel is located... More
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Cleveland hotel in downtown location connects with Key CenterCleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center, a high-rise hotel overlooking Lake Erie, sits in a desirable downtown location. The hotel, connected to the Key Tower, Ohio’s tallest building, provides easy access to... More
a hopping historic town...welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus-Downtown hotel.There are so many reasons to visit the Hampton Inn & Suites® hotel in downtown Columbus, such as our famous Columbus breweries. The incredible Columbus Zoo, Columbus Museum of Art and... More
Guest Inn and Suites Downtown Cincinnati offers exclusive services like free parking,free continental breakfast and High Speed Internet access to its guests.The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and an exercise room for the fitness freaks. Guest Inn and Suites Downtown... More
Family Fun is NOW family affordable. Come experience the newest, family friendly waterpark resort in Sandusky, Ohio. With 224 spacious Hawaiian themed rooms and suites, the Maui Sands Resort and Indoor Waterpark rooms accommodates single travelers, couples, or up to... More
Stay at our hotel for fresh, modern guestrooms and suites. We offer great amenities like a swimming pool, airport shuttle, rooftop restaurant, meeting and event facilities, free WiFi, and a location near local attractions. Experience the vibrant energy of downtown Dayton... More
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Located in the Historic Gateway Neighborhood, at East 4th Street between Euclid and Superior Avenues, Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade provides convenient proximity to all major attractions in Cleveland. The hotel is within walking distance from the Rock & Roll Hall... More
The Extras Aren't Extra at Drury Hotels. Your great rate includes FREE hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback. FREE hot breakfast, FREE wireless Internet access and FREE long distance. Our 5:30 Kickback includes a rotating menu of hot and cold items, baked... More
Spacious apartment-style suites in downtown Cincinnati At Garfield Suites Hotel, in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, all accommodations are suites -- multiroom apartments that are more like a condominium than a traditional hotel room. Guests can expect many of the usual... More
Zoombezi Bay Waterpark
The water park at the Columbus Zoo has rides to keep the whole family cool on hot summer days.
Toledo Museum of Art's Glass Pavilion
Try your hand at blowing glass in Toledo at the Glass Pavilion. After you're done, check out glass art from around the world.
Covered Bridge Festival
Head to Ashtabula County for this unique festival, which is held during the fall color season in early October each year.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
If you're in Cleveland, check out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to see equipment and exhibits about some of the world's greatest musicians.
North Bass Island
Outdoor lovers will be delighted by a kayaking trip around sparsely populated North bass Island, off the Ohio coast in Lake Erie.
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
Strap on your hiking boots and explore the preserve, which is located by Yellow Springs.
Go spelunking in the Seneca Caverns near Bellevue and check out the subterranean river.
Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure
Bikers will love this weeklong tour, which happens each month during June.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
If you want to escape the city life while you're in Cleveland, head to the park for a walk through the woods.
Kalahari Indoor Water Park
Enjoy water slides and wave pools year round at this indoor water park, which is open 12 months a year in Sandusky.