The Scenic Road Trip That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Beauty Of Ohio All Over Again
By Beth|Updated on December 03, 2022(Originally published November 29, 2022)
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Ohio is beautiful, and it was meant to be traveled. For proof of this, look no further than the destinations outlined on our scenic road trip itinerary. This beautiful route promises to showcase some of the most beautiful natural attractions in the Buckeye State. It’s a long trip — over 11 hours — and you’ll want to break it up. But we have a hunch that if you complete the entire road trip, you’ll have fallen in love with the beauty of Ohio all over again. Are you ready to get started on an epic Ohio road trip adventure?
So, what are your thoughts on this scenic road trip itinerary? Which stops would you add to this Ohio road trip? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!
There's no shortage of scenic places in Ohio, so naturally, we have an abundance of scenic road trips through these areas!
Ohio Amish Country Road Trip. One of our favorite scenic road trips in Ohio is through Amish Country. We put together this road trip that visits some of the area's most acclaimed destinations, including Lehman's Hardware, Mrs. Yoder's Kitchen, Walnut Creek Cheese, Schrock's Heritage Village, and Berlin, AKA The Little Switzerland of Ohio.
Ohio Waterfalls Road Trip. You might be surprised to know that Ohio is full of beautiful waterfalls just waiting to be discovered. We’ve compiled a roadmap of some of our favorites for you in the eastern half of the state so you can make a weekend road trip out of it. From the unexpected urban waterfalls to the secluded waterfalls surrounded by nature, this road trip showcases some of Ohio’s most beautiful waterfalls. The total trip takes about 10 hours of drive time, and it's best enjoyed in the spring after heavy rainfall.
Coastal Ohio Lighthouse Road Trip. Lighthouses are probably one of the last things that come to mind when you think of Ohio. However, Ohio is actually home to several picturesque lighthouses along the shores of Lake Erie. We’ve created a road trip that hits all of our favorites. (For driving purposes, we didn’t include the Lake Erie Islands lighthouses.) And we think this is one road trip that will truly make you see Ohio in a whole new light... pun intended!
And while you're planning your next Ohio road trip, be sure to check out our Road Trip Essentials Packing List so you don't forget anything important! Set yourself up for road trip success, friends!