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Price and Availability Index in Ohio
Vacation Rental Price Information in Ohio
We analyzed vacation houses, cottages and apartments to display a price graph showing the average price per night in Ohio. Ohio is more expensive in August (8/24 - 8/31), where prices are on average $198 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in March (3/9 - 3/16).
Rental Availability Information in Ohio
Find out the percentage of available rentals in Ohio with the graph above. Be careful if you plan to go to Ohio in January, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (1/4 - 1/11). May (5/11 - 5/18) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.
The Weather in Ohio
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. July is the warmest month of the year in Ohio with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 80°. However, temperatures can go lower than 15° in Ohio in January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is September.
Immerse yourself in the distinct charm of an Ohio cabin or vacation home
Ohio offers you a unique mix of accessible cities like Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, along with charming small towns such as Granville, Chagrin Falls, and Medina. Travelers are attracted to this state for its lakes, outdoor activities, and historic Native American Indian culture.
Whether you are traveling with your family or on your own, there are various different sizes and types of Ohio vacation rentals on offer for you. You'll have ample choice between condos, cabins, studio apartments, multi-bedroom houses, and cottages.
Traveling throughout Ohio
Several large airports serve Ohio, so holidaymakers from across the United States and Canada should have several options for their inbound and outbound flights. Port Columbus International Airport serves the capital city of Columbus and runs daily service across the country and beyond. If coming from closer by, there are many major roadways that cross through Ohio, making travel by car very straightforward. If you plan to travel between Ohio vacation rentals during your stay in the state, after arriving by plane, renting a car is advisable. Access to a car will help you take advantage of the diverse activities at your disposal.
Famous foods of Ohio
Featured on the television program “Man vs. Food” in 2008, the Thurmanator burger is made of two 12 ounce burgers, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, ham, onions, mozzarella, cheddar, and banana peppers. This burger is served at Thurman’s Café, at German Village in the city of Columbus.
Graeter’s ice cream in Ohio is often referred to as the "King of Ice Creams," because of its artisanal quality. Made using a special French pot process, you can enjoy several different flavors of this in-state speciality.
Top Sights to Explore During Your Stay in an Ohio Vacation Rental
Ohio remains deeply connected with its history of innovation, exploration and discovery. This history stretches not only to the expansion of a young United States, but even further back to the ancient civilizations that called this part of North America home.
Ohio is a part of Amish country, and in the central part of the state there are close to 20,000 people living this traditional rural way of life. Discover more about this culture and its history with a visit to Holmes County and their open house at Yoder’s Amish Home.
During your stay in an Ohio vacation home, be sure to pay a visit to the Cincinnati Museum Center. The museum occupies a magnificent art deco building built in the 1930s and is home to the city’s history museum, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum and the Museum of Natural History and Science.
Another top sight in Cincinnati is the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, which outlines the incredible journey that African American slaves took across the Ohio River on their way to the north and to freedom.
The state was home to the Wright Brothers, who are credited with discovering human flight. The Wright Cycle Company Complex – a museum founded in the brothers’ honor – has guides on hand to talk about the important role of aviation in Dayton’s and in Ohio’s history.
Finally, music enthusiasts should pay a visit to the world famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The impressive structure, located in Cleveland, offers iconic artifacts from some of the world’s biggest rock and roll stars.
Fun attractions for kids in Ohio
Cedar Point is one of the most popular amusement parks in Ohio and is situated right on Lake Erie. There are carousels and other rides for children, and water rides and roller coaster rides for slightly older adrenaline junkies.
Coney Island in Cincinnati is a seaside resort as well as a theme park. It is home to North America’s largest flat-surface pool, the Sunlite Pool, which covers almost two acres of surface area. It also features amusement park rides for thrill-seekers as well as kiddies. Some of the adventurous rides at this island are Scream Machine, River Runner, and the Python Coaster.
Ohio’s Natural Beauty
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden in Columbus features beautiful gardens, and outstanding collection of plants, and seasonal nature-based exhibitions. The Palm House is particularly special, a 19th century greenhouse built in the Victorian style, home to palm trees from across the world.
Hocking Hills State Park offers you numerous opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and camping. You can also attend several events that are organized by this park throughout the year, including winter hikes. Some of the highlights of this state park are Cedar Falls, Ash Cave, Old Man’s Cave, and Cantwell Cliffs.
Nestled in Cuyahoga National Park, Brandywine Falls presents a 65 foot drop that looks like a scene from a fairytale. A boardwalk leads you to the gorge from which you have an unfettered view of the waterfall and the berea sandstone rocks. You can also explore the surrounding areas by hiking along the 1.5mi. long Brandywine Gorge Trail.
History, fun and nature in Ohio
Hocking Hills State Park
The park is home to Old Man's Cave, a deep gorge with waterfalls. The cliffed around the Rock House area are equally stunning. There are hiking trails with various levels of difficulty.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
This museum archives the history of rock and roll's most influential artists, producers and engineers. The likes of U2, Lou Reed and Metallica have performed here.
Cedar Point Amusement Park
America's second-oldest operating amusement park is called "America's Roller Coast" thanks to its 16 racy roller-coasters on the scenic shores of Lake Erie.
Cleveland Museum of Art
CMA houses a permanent collection of more than 45.000 exhibits. The grounds are lovely and the cafe serves good food.
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
The official museum of the U.S. Air Force draws more than 1 million visitors annually. Look out for the post-Cold War era planes, and the replica A-model Wright flyer.
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