There are so many fun things to do in Ohio with kids! Whether you live here or plan to visit, these Ohio attractions for families make for fun day trips, staycations or vacations for all ages!
From beaches to hills, farmland to caves, you can just about find it all in Ohio! If you’re looking for a museum, an outdoor adventure, an indoor water park or the best donut you’ve ever tasted, you won’t be disappointed!
With a population of over 11 million people, Ohio is the 7th largest state in the United States. Ohio is bordered on the north by Lake Erie and the south by the Ohio River. The entire state includes 3,877 square miles of water. (And yes, there are actually beaches in Ohio!)
I grew up in Ohio and I have lived here for the majority of my life. That’s a lot of time spent exploring Ohio! Even after all these years I continue to be surprised by the diversity of scenery that can be found in this underrated midwest state!
From the hills of Hocking Hills to the farmland of Amish Country to the shores of Lake Erie, traveling to a new part of the state can feel like an unexpected getaway!
Ohio’s slogan is “So Much to Discover” and it couldn’t be more true! There is so much to love about Ohio! I think you might be surprised at all the fun things there are to do in Ohio! Take a look through this list of fun things for families to do in Ohio and plan your next day out!
I hope this list has inspired you to try something new with your kids! My family is always on the hunt for unique things to do in Ohio! We love exploring our home state!
If you need even more ideas of things to do check out these posts:
- Over 100 Fun Things to do in Columbus, Ohio
- 6 Easy Day Trips from Columbus, Ohio that are Perfect for Families
- Kid-Friendly Trails at Columbus Metro Parks
- Road Trip Inspiration: 5 Ohio Waterfalls to Visit this Year
- You Must Visit These 5 Magical Children’s Bookstores in Ohio
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