The Fairy Tale Road Trip That’ll Lead You To Some Of Ohio’s Most Magical Places

Although words like “magical” and “fairy tale” rarely come to mind when most people think of the Buckeye State, (natives included), it’s actually a state that’s surprisingly full of enchanting destinations. From castles and charming villages to waterfalls and stunning gardens, there’s plenty for a fairy tale lover to explore in Ohio. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most enchanting places you can visit in Ohio and mapped out a road trip just for you. With 2-3 days worth of exploration and overnight accommodations included, it’s perfect for a weekend adventure.

The trip covers more than 400 miles of the Buckeye State and the total drive time clocks in at about 8 and a half hours. To view a Google Map of the trip in a separate tab or window, click here.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What do you think? Would you take this trip? Are there any other destinations you would add to this route? Let us know!

For more castles in Ohio, check out our previous article: Visit 11 Majestic Castles That Are Hidden Throughout Ohio.

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