What to See When You RV - Ohio Edition

Posted on September 3, 2018


Ohio is located in the Great Lakes region of the country, where dairy farming is a prevalent industry. It boasts agricultural, manufacturing and mining as its economic base.

In Sandusky, visit Cedar Point, an amusement park that is located on Lake Erie. Thrill the kids in what is considered the roller coaster capital of the world. Keep their adrenalin up with the plunges, twists, and turns they will experience as they swoop in every direction. If you have not tried the “escape room” type of mystery adventure, the Ghostly Manor Thrill Center has something for everyone. In addition to the themed room escape, the family can also take pleasure in the bounce house, 3D mini golf, haunted house and skating rink. Move into the fifties in the Eleutheros Cooke House and Gardens and delight in a docent-led tour to learn about the antiques and architecture.

Historical sites in Columbus include the Thurber House to learn about the life of the author, James Thurber of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” fame. Receive a personal tour of the Central Ohio Fire Museum to see what early fire engines were like. Experience the narrow streets and brick pavements of the German Village. Its quaint, charming atmosphere makes for a fun afternoon wandering through this unique hamlet in Loudonville.

Have a primitive camping experience in Mohican State Park, whose proximity to a 4500-acre forest makes it a prime location to commune with nature. A Class C or a Class A motorhome is the perfect RV for this type of camping because it is designed to be self-contained and is comfortable in remote locales. There are hiking, biking and equestrian trails galore. Pack a picnic and while away an afternoon relaxing at one of the picnic sites, or take it into the forest and find a stream or creek to make it extra special. You can also secure the appropriate license and go hunting in the forest if that appeals to you. Bring along all of your equipment and supplies in a Class A toy hauler for the utmost in practical stowage.

See the sparkling waterfalls of Hocking Hills when you drive your RV into this scenic wonderland. The getaway is for those who seek the diversion of the outdoors. The variety of activities will keep everyone engaged - vineyard trips, train rides, Zip-line tours, hiking trails and unusual caves. This is the kind of location to relax in a natural setting and be rejuvenated.

Seek out fresh air, peace, and quiet for the perfect vacation getaway. Pull out a book, build a campfire, and enjoy the natural beauty of your surroundings. Disconnect from technology and relish in the simplicity of nature. Look for new challenges in the wild or remain comfortable in the confines of your coach. That is the beauty of motorhomes; they give you a choice. Road trips with family or friends are some of the most awesome times you will ever have, and the memories will last a lifetime. Fall camping is especially appealing because snuggling in cozy beds while smelling the last embers of the campfire is one of the great de-stressors. Do not be constrained by the blazed trail; leave the well-trodden route and set off to pioneer your own trail.

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