Did you know that today is Ohio’s birthday? It’s true!
If you’re a local history buff, you likely know that Ohio officially became a state on March 1,1803. Although plenty of things in life and society have changed since then, one truth remains: America simply wouldn’t be the same without Ohio. The following are 19 of the many reasons why we think Ohio is hands-down the best state in the nation.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What other reasons would you add to this list? Share your Ohio pride with us!
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.
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