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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What do you think? Would you take this trip? Are there any other destinations you would add to this route? Let us know!
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.
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