This Dreamy Train-Themed Trip Through Ohio Will Take You On The Journey Of A Lifetime

If you’re a train enthusiast, Ohio is the state for you. Scattered throughout the Buckeye State are train museums, depots, scenic railways, and even train-themed restaurants that are fun for the whole family to enjoy. We’ve designed a train-themed road trip in Ohio that’s ideal for a weekend getaway and is fun for the whole family. Take a look:

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The total trip takes a little less than 8 hours to complete. We’ve designed it in a loop, so you can start with the location closest to you. To view a Google Map of the trip in a separate tab or window, click here.

What do you think of this train-themed road trip in Ohio? Would you take it? Share your thoughts with us!

For more Ohio train rides, check out our previous article: 8 Epic Train Rides In Ohio That Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience.

Address: 990 Proprietors Rd, Worthington, OH 43085, USA
Address: 810 State Rte 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813, USA
Address: Depot St, Orrville, OH 44667, USA
Address: 30 Depot St, Berea, OH 44017, USA
Address: 1664 Main St, Peninsula, OH 44264, USA
Address: Dennison, OH 44621, USA
Address: 33 W Canal St, Nelsonville, OH 45764, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center

Train-Themed Road Trip In Ohio

April 28, 2021

What are the best train rides in Ohio?

There’s just something so special about riding on a train and luckily we have several options around Ohio for a wonderful ride down the tracks. If you live in or are visiting southwestern Ohio, the LM&M features historic train rides and themed train rides around the holidays, all of which depart from Lebanon. Do you want to dine on a moving train? Take the Cincinnati Dinner Train where you can enjoy a four-course meal on a three-hour journey in a restored 1940s dining car. But purchase tickets well in advance because they sell out fast! The Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers special themed train events throughout the year including a Fall Foliage ride, Santa Train, and Pumpkin Train. 

Are there any other themed road trips I can take? 

We have several themed road trips that can help you plan an adventure and lead you to places around the Buckeye State you may never have thought about visiting. Our Cave and Waterfall Road Trip will lead you to impressive caves like the Rock House in Logan to majestic waterfalls like Hayden Falls in Dublin. To explore them all, you will probably need a weekend. We have also put together a Lighthouse Road Trip which leads you along the Lake Erie coast to view several picturesque lighthouses, some of which may offer tours!

What are some ideas for fun day trips in Ohio?

In a state like Ohio, it’s easy to find places for a day trip and we have put together some ideas to make a day away both fun and exciting. If you like both wine and waterfalls, try our day trip that will take you to one of the best wineries and falls in the state. You may also want to take a day to explore the town of Yellow Springs where you can peruse the shops, visit the art galleries, and search for the springs the town is named after.

 

Address: 990 Proprietors Rd, Worthington, OH 43085, USA
Address: 810 State Rte 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813, USA
Address: Depot St, Orrville, OH 44667, USA
Address: 30 Depot St, Berea, OH 44017, USA
Address: 1664 Main St, Peninsula, OH 44264, USA
Address: Dennison, OH 44621, USA
Address: 33 W Canal St, Nelsonville, OH 45764, USA