What These Beloved Ohio Amusement Parks Looked Like 30 Years Ago Will Make You Feel Nostalgic
By April Dray|Published July 23, 2016
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.
Sometimes, you long for summers past—and that’s perfectly OK. Over the years, we’ve seen Ohio’s amusement parks transform, expand and say goodbye. Just thinking about annual family vacations from years past can make anyone nostalgic. The following are 13 photos from yesteryear of some of Ohio’s most popular amusement parks, and they’re guaranteed to incite nostalgia.