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Planning Your Weekend Getaway in Ohio

For more than half of the U.S. population, Ohio is strategically located within a day's drive of their home town. Ohio is the perfect weekend getaway destination for families, couples, and single explorers. With Lake Erie to the north and Ohio River to the south, the state is home to several hidden nature gems and has many great outdoor activities to offer.

City Breaks in Ohio: Top Accommodations

House Apple Creek
$148 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.5/5.0 "Outstanding"
(2 ratings)
Apple Creek, East Union Township, Ohio
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Apartment Over-The-Rhine
$117 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.8/5.0 "Excellent"
(5 ratings)
Over-The-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
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PMI Gatekeeper Realty Services
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Aparthotel Blue Ash
$69 per night
Aparthotel ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.2/5.0 "Very good"
(1734 ratings)
Blue Ash, Hamilton County, Ohio
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The Best Weekend Gateway Destinations in Ohio

Whether you are looking for a place to unwind, or an unforgettable romantic trip surrounded by nature, Ohio provides the perfect setting for you. These are just a few of the attractions and highlights Ohio has to offer.

  • The Hocking Hills

    One the most popular weekend getaways in the state, these hills are made for hiking. Numerous trails for various hiking levels bring visitors past waterfalls, ancient caves, and spectacular views. You can even rent a cabin in the hills for a night, if you want to spend a longer stretch of time in this quiet nature oasis.

  • Downtown Columbus

    Enjoy a weekend filled with culture and culinary delights in Ohio's capital city. Take your pick of numerous museums, galleries, and fine restaurants. In the summer, the city also welcomes a number of music and arts festivals. Don't forget to check out the nationwide arena, which hosts huge concerts and is home to Columbus' NHL team.

  • Put-In-Bay

    Located on South Bass Island in the middle of Lake Erie, this small town invites visitors to unwind on the rocky beaches, discover historic monuments, or bike through the charming town and countryside. Ferries bring you out to this secluded island that makes a great romantic getaway for couples.

  • Amish County

    If you're looking for a peaceful weekend in Ohio, Amish County is the place to go. You'll start discovering Amish culture on the roads, where Amish horse-drawn buggies ride alongside more modern vehicles. Make sure to sample and purchase the fantastic local produce, such as cheese and Amish apple pie. You can even grab a book of Amish recipes as a souvenir!

  • The Wilds Ohio

    This portion of wilderness in Cumberland brings you on an unexpected African safari ride. The open range park covers 9000 acres and welcomes a number of endangered species, such as giraffes, buffaloes, and rhinos.

City Breaks in Ohio: Top Accommodations

Apartment Gallipolis
$67 per night
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Gallipolis, Gallipolis Township, Ohio
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Apartment East Toledo
$131 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
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Apartment East Toledo
$131 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Ohio

There are several exciting places to visit and numerous fun activities to enjoy while in Ohio. Escape the hustle and bustle of life and drive to Ohio to engage in memorable activities.

  • Ziplining

    Flying through the treetops on a zipline offers its share of thrills and there are numerous locations in Ohio where you can join the fun. For example, the Hocking Hills Canopy Tours are highly popular, catering both to beginner and more extreme zipliners.

  • Sight-Seeing Cruise

    There are several rivers crossing Ohio, and a cruise is a great to enjoy the countryside while lounging on deck. Why not take a ride on the Valley Gen Sternwheeler, one of Ohio's historic steamboats? After the cruise, you can visit the Ohio River Museum where you can spend several hours learning about boating history.

  • Canoeing

    Canoe rentals are available on Mohican River. Paddling down the river gives you the chance to really unwind and immerse yourself in the beautiful natural surroundings. It's the perfect activity for a group of friends, a couple, or a single traveler looking for some meditative moments.

  • Horseback Riding

    With numerous horseback riding trails, Ohio offers the perfect setting for both beginner and advanced riders. There's nothing quite like exploring the forests and roaming the open countryside of Ohio on horseback.

City Breaks in Ohio: Top Accommodations

House Apple Creek
$148 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.5/5.0 "Outstanding"
(2 ratings)
Apple Creek, East Union Township, Ohio
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Love Rentals
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Apartment Over-The-Rhine
$117 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.8/5.0 "Excellent"
(5 ratings)
Over-The-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Details
PMI Gatekeeper Realty Services
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Aparthotel Blue Ash
$69 per night
Aparthotel ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.2/5.0 "Very good"
(1734 ratings)
Blue Ash, Hamilton County, Ohio
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Expedia
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Gateway in Ohio

If you are planning to visit Ohio, make sure you have a few essentials in your luggage so that you can make the best of your getaway.

  • Hiking Boots

    Ohio offers enthusiastic hikers plenty of challenges, but none of it will be much fun if you don't have sturdy, comfortable hiking boots to protect your feet.

  • Evening Wear

    After all those outdoor adventures, you may feel in the mood for an evening of fine dining in one of Ohio's excellent restaurants. Just remember to bring along appropriate clothes for the occasion.

  • Warm Sweater or Jacket

    The nights in Ohio can get chilly. Whether you are planning to dine al fresco or enjoy a late evening walk by the beach, a warm sweater or jacket will serve you well.

City Breaks in Ohio: Top Accommodations

Apartment Gallipolis
$67 per night
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Gallipolis, Gallipolis Township, Ohio
Details
Feries
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Apartment East Toledo
$131 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
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HouseStay
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Apartment East Toledo
$131 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
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HouseStay
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What kind of prices can I expect when planning Weekend Getaway in Ohio?

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