These 8 Beaches In Ohio Are Ideal For A Relaxing Summer Adventure
By April Dray|Updated on July 26, 2020(Originally published July 05, 2020)
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
When summer is on the mind, it’s time to start thinking about which Ohio beaches to visit. (Yes, OHIO beaches.) While there may not be ocean waters to explore off the coast of Ohio, there are several fresh water beach destinations throughout the state that are sure to give you your much needed fix of a day in the sun, complete with waves and sand — but without the bitter taste of salt water. The following are what many locals consider to be the best summer beaches in Ohio:
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What are the best day trips in Ohio?
A trip to an Ohio beach is always rewarding, but summer can be made magical in other ways. You can visit local wineries, or swing by Amish Country. During the fall, any country road becomes a foliage wonderland, and winter brings us frozen waterfalls.
What are the best outdoor activities in Ohio?
The very best thing to do in the great outdoors in Ohio is hiking! Ledges Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is magnificent, and any of the country parks in the state are worth exploring. If you're a nature lover, you'll also adore tubing!
What are the most unique parks in Ohio?
There are many unique public spaces in Ohio! The Temple of Tolerance is something of a park, but it's unlike any other public space in the state. Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park is also otherworldly, and both destinations belong on your bucket list.