Ohio January 17, 2016
These 11 MORE Jaw Dropping Places In Ohio Will Blow You Away (Part II)
From unique land formations and natural wonders to magnificent manmade structures, Ohio has a little bit of everything when it comes to scenery.
One list of them simply isn’t enough. The following are 11 more jaw dropping places in Ohio that will blow you away with their beauty.
1. Kelleys Island Glacial Grooves
Not many people know that Kelleys Island is home to the largest accessible glacial grooves in the world.
2. John Bryan State Park and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve (Yellow Springs)
The calm waters of the Little Miami River and the deep limestone chasm featured at this nature destination are most stunning in the fall.
3. Seneca Caverns (Bellevue)
Located in Bellevue, Ohio is another geographical wonder that was first discovered in 1872. When you venture to these caverns you will travel through "The Earth Crack" and view the Ole' Mist'ry River.
4. Buzzard’s Roost Nature Preserve (Chillicothe)
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This 600 ft. overlook of the Paint Creek Valley can be found within the Ross County Park District.
5. West Falls (Elyria)
At the end of Cascade Park in Elyria, these impressive waterfalls flow from the West Fork Black River.
6. The Chateau Laroche (Loveland)
Also known as the Loveland Castle, this lovely little medieval structure was built by hand--brick by brick--by one man, Sir Harry Andrews. Today it is open for the public to view for $5 a person, and is operated by modern day knights.
7. Mohican-Memorial State Forest (Ashland County)
This beautiful 4,525-acre forest features several hiking trails that lead to attractions such as Pine Run Creek, the Fire Tower and Clearfork Gorge. (Pictured: Big Lyons Falls, a 300-foot deep sandstone gorge with two beautiful waterfalls.)
8. Paine Falls (Painesville)
Paine Falls Park is home to this impressive two-tiered waterfall, which is easy to access.
9. Chippewa Lake Amusement Park (Medina)
If exploring the long forgotten and abandoned is your thing, then you'll want to check out Chippewa Lake. Remains of this abandoned amusement park, which closed in the late 70s, surprisingly still stand.
10. Mill Creek Park (Youngstown)
Youngstown is home to the second largest metropark in the U.S. (after Central Park in New York City,) and it's unbelievably gorgeous.
11. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (Akron)
This stunning tudor mansion and garden is a must-see. The elegant gardens include a birch walk, a rose garden and a Japanese garden.
Have you been to any of these places? What other jaw dropping, beautiful places are there in Ohio? Share your experiences with us in the comments below!