Most People Don’t Know There’s A Little Apollo 11 Lunar Module Near Cleveland

Surely, you’ve heard the jokes. Ohio has produced more astronauts than most other states, with locals logging more than 22,000 hours in space… so what is it about Ohio that makes locals want to leave the planet? While this joke has made its rounds for years now, there’s certainly something to be said about Ohio producing such dedicated, successful people. Perhaps there’s something about this area that inspires people to follow their dreams. This certainly seems to be the case of the First Flight site about an hour away from Cleveland. It was here that one of the most famous astronauts of all time first felt his feet lift from the earth, first felt the thrill of the sky. To this day, visitors find inspiration from the First Flight Lunar Module in Warren. Check it out:

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The incredible First Flight site is about an hour away from Cleveland, but it is well worth a visit. It’s a fascinating nod to Ohio’s out-of-this-world history, and it’s a site like no other. Have you ever visited this surprising spot? Tell us about your visit in the comments!

While you’re in Warren, you’ll want to add Dave Grohl Alley to your bucket list. This spot boasts the world’s largest pair of drumsticks!

Address: 2553 US-422, Warren, OH 44485, USA