Are you planning a visit to Ohio this summer? If this is your first trip to the Buckeye State, you are in for a pleasant surprise. While there are numerous fun activities all around the state during the warm months, you will be especially delighted to hear about some of the great places to see while in the area. Affordable lodging is readily available in several area Hotels in Akron OH, as well as nearby areas, so you can stay in the heart of it all and get to all the best places for fun and relaxation.
Lake Erie Coastline
Cedar Point is one of the most amazing amusement parks in the world. With more than a dozen roller coasters, four of which are more than 200 feet tall, this 364-acre located in Sandusky, Ohio, is open from mid-May through Labor Day. There are also thrill rides, water rides, and family rides, with numerous restaurants and attractions. Some visitors claim to prefer Cedar Point over Disneyworld!
The North Coast islands are popular destinations in the summer, with a ferry that runs between the mainland and islands several times daily; you can either leave your car behind or take it along. Kelley's Island and South Bass Island offer fishing, swimming, and sunbathing, along with shopping and camping opportunities. Johnson's Island was the site of a Confederate prisoner of war camp.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Heading to Cleveland? The biggest city in northeast Ohio in 1995 became the site for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the legendary museum of rock music's most beloved and talented artists. Join the more than eight million visitors that come to see the artifacts of their favorite inducted musicians, including the likes of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and Billy Joel.
Great Lakes Science Center and Omnimax Theater
This museum and science center utilizes technology to demonstrate the interdependence of nature and humans. Great Summer Science camps are available for kids during the summer months, making science fun and easy to learn. The Omnimax Theater, 79 feet tall, uses 70 mm film, and a six-channel sound system. The theater seats 320 visitors.
There are many things to see and do all over the great state of Ohio. You may be interested in visiting the beautiful campus of the University of Akron, and Hotels in Akron Ohio are quite affordable. If you are curious about the Dayton area, Hotels Beavercreek Ohio are equipped with all the comforts of home while you explore the area. Come prepared for a good time!