Ohio’s Best Roadside Attractions
By Meg Berno

Credit: Mischief and Laughs Photography

 

Warm weather means road trip season in Ohio. To celebrate, we have curated a list of 10 Ohio Road Trips to try this season.

One of the most memorable road trip must-dos is making a pit stop at a photo-worthy roadside attraction. Luckily, Ohio is home to some of the most unique roadside attractions in the country. Check out our list of these can’t-miss stops on your next Ohio road trip.

 

Credit: Robb McCormick Photography

Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges), Dublin Ohio

– Foodie Fill Up Road trip

– The Field of Corn is located at 4995 Rings Rd., Dublin, Ohio.

Also known as “Corn Henge”, this unexpected installation was commissioned to showcase Dublin’s agrarian history. Each stalk stretches to 6-feet high and is one of 70 public art installations in the area.

Credit: OrangeSmile.com

Longaberger Basket 

– Are We There Yet? Road Trip

– 1500 E Main St, Newark, OH 43055

How about a picnic basket? This unique office building shaped like a giant basket, used to be the headquarters of Longaberger Inc. Stop for a photo with the kids during the “Are We There Yet” Road Trip and stay for a quick break and a PB & J.

Long Live Rock Sign

– First Timers (biggest attractions) Road Trip

– East 9th Street Pier, Cleveland, 44114

It turns out, Cleveland does indeed rock. While traveling the Biggest Attractions road trip to the Rock Hall, join the Kardashians and snap a photo with the ever-popular, Long Live Rock sign right on the coast of Lake Erie.

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The NFL Draft, 1936

– Down the Field Road Trip

– Corner of 4th Street NW and Cleveland Ave. NW

Part of The Eleven – a series of public art installations in Canton, this piece is representative of Canton’s Football history including the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Find an Arts Walk including other sculptures and murals also in the area.

Credit: Mischief and Laughs Photography

Sing the Queen City

– Vibrant Cities

– 25 E Freedom Way

This iconic piece appears in Ohio’s Queen City, Cincinnati. This city has been home to one of the most significant revitalizations in recent years especially in its Over The Rhine Neighborhood. Make a pit stop while you’re on the Vibrant Cities road trip to pose with this installation in Freedom Park.

Capture your favorite Ohio Road Trip memories with the ones you love this summer at these roadside attractions.

For more travel inspiration, Find It Here at Ohio.org.

About the Author

Meg Berno is a freelance writer and Marketing Coordinator with the Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau. 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 Ohio.