Ohio State Travel Guide


Ohio was the 17th state admitted to the Union on March 1, 1803, is historically known as the “Buckeye State” after its Ohio buckeye trees. Lake Erie gives Ohio 312 miles of coastline and it is home to 12 National Park Units.

There are approximately 69 State Parks, 21 State Forests and 12 State Memorials; 1 National Forests, 4 National Wildlife Refuges, and 3 Wild & Scenic Rivers. In addition, there are approximately 3900 Places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 76 National Historic Landmarks, and 23 National Natural Landmarks. 

“I sailed away; Wandered afar; Crossed the mighty restless sea; Looked for where I ought to be. Cities so grand, mountains above, Led to this land I love.” Ballard MacDonald. 

Our Ohio State Travel Guide Directory below is new and in the process of being built. If you run a business or organization in Ohio, and would like to be part of this growing directory, please contact us. We will be visiting Ohio soon so check back and watch our Directory grow: Parks & Public Lands, Articles & InterviewsPark Gateway CommunitiesTravel Info & ServicesWhere to StayFood & DrinkSee & Do, and Shopping.

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