Find Your Spring Break Adventure in Ohio
By Meg Schultz

Find Your Spring Break Adventure in Ohio

Find your family’s perfect spring break here in Ohio. We are bringing you loads of local ideas for all ages that will keep the kiddos busy and won’t break the bank. Explore these options and share your memories with us using #OhioFindItHere

COSI, Columbus

Dazzle your little explorer with the more than 300 interactive exhibits at COSI. Themed areas such as Ocean, Space, Progress and the outdoor Big Science Park will provide hours of entertainment. Don’t miss the brand new American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery and bring history back to life this spring break!

The Children’s Museum of Cleveland

This newly reopened museum is packed with labs, studios and playgrounds designed to captivate even the youngest minds. With sections like Adventure City – a bustling space with a mock-market and two-story construction site and Arts & Parts – a studio with tons of supplies and tools, your youngster is sure to have an unforgettable spring break experience.

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, Mansfield

This hands-on attraction is packed with 28 interactive exhibits for your spring breaker to play and learn using their imagination. Perfect for ages 2-12, this museum’s activities include digging for dinosaur bones, learning to be a dentist and exploring a miniature grocery store.  Bring your kids to give their minds a work out throughout spring break!

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

This nationally-recognized conservatory houses more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. The Butterflies of Madagascar running from March 24-June 17 showcases thousands of butterflies fluttering through an exotic landscape of stone forests and giant baobab trees. Bring your future botanists to find delight in discovery at this spring break destination.

Play: CLE, Avon

This 25,000 square foot American Ninja Warrior-Style indoor adventure park will have the kids entertained for hours. Build confidence by having them master the climbing wall, make their way through the ropes course, and breeze down the zipline. This gym is the perfect combination between fun and fitness making for a memorable spring break activity!

Malabar State Park, Lucas

As a former home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Louis Bromfield, this park will transport your kiddos back in time. Take a tour through the historic home where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall married or view the farm animals before exploring the surrounding grounds rich with gardens and wildlife.  

American Sign Museum, Cincinnati

Spring Breakers can experience the inviting glow of the largest public collection of neon signs in the U.S. One of Ohio’s most unique attractions, the 20,000-square-foot facility features signs of all sizes and types of businesses. These signs trace the history of our country’s evolution from the Mail Pouch barn paintings to now! Keep them learning by having them watch craftsmen create and repair these neon treasurers – a process that cannot be automated!

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula

Get the kids outdoors for spring break and explore Ohio’s National Park! With 33,000 acres and multiple, year-round excursions, the Cuyahoga Valley provides a tranquil escape for nature lovers and outdoor lovers alike. For a challenge, hike over to the 60-foot high Brandywine Falls, a gorgeous setting for spring break photo opps!

Ohio State Reformatory, Mansfield

Transport your teen back in time as they walk the same halls as some of the most infamous prisoners in history. Serving as the foundation of the movie Shawshank Redemption, this building is sure to peak the interest of any spring breaker. Whether their interest be in film or the paranormal, the Reformatory offers tours for every explorer.  

There you have it! Let us help you plan your trip and order your FREE 2018 Ohio Travel Guide and Spring Summer Calendar of Events – click here for more information and share your memories with us using #OhioFindItHere.

About the Author

Meg is the Public Relations Coordinator for TourismOhio and works on consumer-facing content for print and digital publications. Meg graduated from Miami University with a degree in Strategic Communications. Outside of work, Meg enjoys photography, writing and finding new places to explore in her hometown of Columbus.

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