The total trip takes about five hours of driving time. You can either start the trip in northern or southern Ohio, depending on your location. (We’ve included some recommendations of where to stay and where to eat along the trip.) To view a Google Map of the trip in a separate tab or window, click
1. Architectural Artifacts (Toledo)
Kick off your trip with a visit to Architectural Artifacts in northwest Ohio. Elaborate door knobs, antique house parts, vintage doors and intricately designed furniture await you at this 30,000 sq. ft. antique shop. Toledo Architectural Artifacts is located at 20 S Ontario St., Toledo, OH 43604.
Lunch stop: Oliver House (Toledo)
Take a short break before your next store at one of Toledo's most historic restaurants. With its five-star dining and award-winning brewery, this 150-year-old restaurant is renowned among locals and visitors. The Oliver House is located at 27 Broadway St., Toledo, OH 43604.
2. Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery (Findlay)
"Specializing in Yesterday's Treasures," this antique shop features more than 250 dealers offering furniture, toys, glassware, china, advertising, rugs, clothing, knick-knacks, trinkets, gadgets and more. Jefferey's Antique Gallery is located at 11326 County Rd. 99, Findlay, OH 45840.
Overnight stop: GreatStone Castle Resorts (Sidney)
This historic mansion and stunning bed and breakfast in Sidney features a ballroom, conservatory, a spa and various other amenities in addition to the overnight suites. A stay here will make you feel like royalty. GreatStone Castle Resorts is located at 429 N Ohio Ave., Sidney, OH 45365.
3. Heart of Ohio Antique Center (Springfield)
"America's Favorite Antique Destination" features 116,000 sq.ft. of treasures from more than 650 dealers from 20 states. This large antique mall was deemed "One of America’s Best Resources for Antiques" by Martha Stewart Living Magazine. It's going to take all day to explore this store, so prepare to be here awhile. (There's even an in-store cafe so you can grab lunch while you're here.) Heart of Ohio Antique Center is located at 4785 E. National Rd., Springfield, OH 45505.
Overnight stop: The Golden Lamb (Lebanon)
Enjoy a delicious dinner and good night's rest at The Golden Lamb in Lebanon. Ohio’s oldest continuously operated hotel was established in 1803 and holds a unique dining experience, complete with antique furnishings, themed dining rooms and historic rooms upstairs where famous individuals such as Harriet Beecher Stowe and several U.S. Presidents have stayed. Visitors can either dine in The Lebanon Room (pictured,) The Dickens Room, Buckeye Dining Room or The Shaker Room. The Golden Lamb is located at 27 S Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036.
4. Grand Antique Mall (Cincinnati)
After indulging in brunch at The Golden Lamb, search 27,0000 sq. ft. of treasures and find the special item you're looking for at this popular antique mall. Grand Antique Mall features furniture from various periods, fine collectables, china, art, glass, linens, silver, jewelry and more. It is located at 9701 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45215.
5. Ohio Valley Antique Mall (Fairfield)
With more than 600 dealer spaces, this Cincinnati area antique mall features an array of antique furniture, clothes, glassware, primitive decor and more. It is located at 7285 Dixie Highway (Route 4), Fairfield, OH 45014.
Lunch/Dinner stop: The School House Restaurant (Camp Dennison)
This refurbished school house was built in the early 1860s during the Civil War. The Camp Dennison School was in operation from 1864 through 1954, and it is rumored to have been the first two-room, two-story school house in the Midwest. Today, it serves visitors many traditional homemade favorites such as fried chicken, meat loaf and mashed potatoes. The School House Restaurant is located at 8031 Glendale Milford Rd., Camp Dennison, OH 45111.