Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Ohio’s Waterfalls
It’s great to do something unique and out of the ordinary with your weekends every once in awhile. Living in Ohio, there’s plenty to see and do when you need a weekend getaway and a change of pace. And if you love chasing waterfalls, then we have the perfect northeast Ohio weekend itinerary for you, complete with hidden waterfalls, a restaurant right over some falls and a waterfall inn. No matter the season, a waterfall road trip in Ohio is always rewarding. Pack some road trip snacks and grab the camera, because these scenic spots are calling.
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The total trip takes about 5 and half hours of drive time round-trip, so you can take the trip within 3 days and 2 nights. (We’ve included some restaurant and overnight accommodation recommendations.) It’s designed in a loop, so you can start with the waterfall nearest you. We’ve included a link to the Google Map here.
What do you think of this waterfall road trip in Ohio? Would you take it? Tell us your thoughts in the comments, and let us know if there are any other scenic spots that you’d add to this road trip. The more the merrier!
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Waterfall Road Trip In Ohio
August 09, 2020
Which hikes in Ohio are best in the winter?
These Ohio waterfalls are absolutely magnificent in the winter, transforming into works of icy art signed by Mother Nature herself. You’ll also love wintertime hiking at spots like Old Man’s Cave and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve.
Does Ohio have any natural wonders?
The Buckeye State is full of natural wonders, from modest tributaries of our mightiest rivers to massive sandstone and shale cliffs and outcrops. However, our most magnificent natural wonder is doubtless the glacial grooves at Kelleys Island. These glacial striations are among the boldest and deepest visible marks in the world!
Where can I hike to a cave in Ohio?
If these waterfalls bring out your inner adventurer, you’ll be pleased to know that our stunning state is full of other fascinating natural formations. Caves are one of the coolest places to explore in the state! The best caves in Ohio include subterranean wonders like the Ohio Caverns, plus aboveground wonders like the Rock House in Hocking Hills.
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.