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Ohio - Attractions For A Fun & Affordable Vacations


Ohio, a state located in the Midwestern part of the United States, is a popular holiday destination with a reasonable budget and tourist attractions. Ohio vacations are all about a fun retreat in the countryside with different activities and places to choose from. Mostly preferred by families, Ohio vacations offer the best campsites to ensure a fun trip.


With a population of 11,353,100, the capital of this beautiful state is Columbus. Ohio is also called the Great Black Swamp due to the glaciated plains and flat areas. The state has a continental humid climate with significant rivers like the Miami, Maumee, Cuyahoga, Scioto and Muskingum flowing. These rivers provide a picturesque spot for those opting for Ohio vacations.


Some of the attractions in the state include the Columbus zoo, perfect for family vacations. It is a renowned zoo throughout the world. Based upon a land area covering 580 acres, the zoo gives shelter to animals of over seven hundred species. The fun events that this zoo offers its visitors are the jungle jack landing, a safari course for golf and water parks like the Zoombezi bay. Animals from around the world also visit the zoo for you to see during your holidays, which attracts a flow of 1.5 million visiting people annually, welcoming tourists and also locals. The Cleveland city serves as another attraction in Ohio. Visits to the museum of art in Cleveland and the lakes science center can make Ohio vacations fun plus a learning experience. Moreover, Buckeye Lake is located in the center of the region and is a famous fishing spot among tourists. Popular fish found here include channel catfish, bullhead and bluegill. Boats are also available on these lakes for those opting for boat rides to appreciate the scenic beauty that Ohio has to offer. The Wilds is another famous tourist attraction that is home for endangered species. This wildlife preserve is made on a 9,154 acre of land in southeastern Cambridge, Ohio. Magnificent animals can be seen in this conservation center. The Piqua Heritage festival held in Miami in a village offers celebration of the arts and crafts through life drawing and demonstrations. Transcending age and class the rock and roll museum and hall of fame exhibits artifact collections of rock and roll and shows other interactive exhibitions of original films and a video wall.

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Ohio vacations provide accommodations in the form of hotels, cabins and lodges. These range from luxurious stays to cheap affordable ones. Inns and Spas located near cedar falls offer cozy cabins and also cottages with the hocking hills park surrounding it from three sides. Luxurious stay with spa and additional facilities are offered here at reasonable costs. All these offer facilities and the basic amenities for your stay. The state also offers sites for camping. The best of these are the Ottawa camping grounds near Lake Erie and surf motel. Some amazing ranches and parks are also found to stay in Texas. The state of Ohio is known to offer over five hundred holiday destinations to be visited for a fun vacation.

By Sidra Rana, published at 01/21/2012
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