There’s something about fall in Ohio. During the fall season, our country roads are ablaze with color, our small towns seem more charming than usual, and our covered bridges come alive with the magic that only autumn can bring. The following are eight of our favorite covered bridges in Ohio. They’re beautiful, historic, and fun to explore. This fall, hop in the car and chase some Ohio covered bridges.

Have you ever explored any of these covered bridges in Ohio before? What’s your favorite covered bridge in Ohio? Share your thoughts, stories, and photos with us in the comments! Take a road trip to see some more covered bridges and beautiful places in Ohio.

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What are the most historic small towns in Ohio?

The most historic small towns in Ohio include:

  • Lebanon. This little town is home to The Golden Lamb, a tavern and inn where several Presidents have stayed. 
  • Steubenville. Named after Fort Steuben, this historic town has tons of murals in its downtown area chronicling the history of this town.
  • Germantown. This town of about 5,500 people was founded by German settlers in 1804 and has its cultural history on display.
  • Bellefontaine. This tiny town has the oldest concrete street in the nation from 1891 and it is still being maintained.

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What are some hidden gem natural attractions in Ohio?

Hidden gem natural attractions in Ohio include:

  • Highlands Nature Sanctuary in Bainbridge. This area was sacred to the Shawnee and Iroquois Nations and is stunningly gorgeous.
  • Conkle’s Hollow State Nature Preserve near Rockbridge. This gorge has 200-foot-tall cliffs and an absolutely beautiful hiking trail.
  • Sugarcreek Metro Park in Bellbrook. This old-growth forest has some trees that are over 500 years old.
  • Scioto Grove Metro Park in Grove City. This park has wide swaths of wildflowers, lush forests, and picturesque bluffs.

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What are some bucket list adventures in Ohio?

Bucket list adventures in Ohio include:

  • Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills State Park. This beautiful hike leads to a sandstone cave with a lovely waterfall.
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This is perhaps the most beautiful park in the state of Ohio with the gorgeous Brandywine Falls.
  • Rocky River Reservation in Cleveland. This is a great place for jogging, cycling, skating, and so much more.
  • Shawnee State Forest. There are over 60 miles of hiking trails across this park that span over 60,000 acres.

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