Heaven to hikers, Ohio is a place where you would love to return over and over again, if you enjoy hills and mountains. This Midwestern State of the US has 20 major cities to be explored. However, if the figure sounds too huge and if you are on a tight schedule, you can look for the top cities in Ohio. The first rated Ohio attractions are mainly spread across the capital, Columbus, and other cities, like Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Sandusky.
Akron, Ohio tourist attractions - Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens is a wonderful place to visit while you are on your tour to Ohio. Meaning "stone quarry" in Old English, Stan Hywet is visited by several tourists to take a tour of the home, gardens, conservatory, and gate lodge. The building and the surrounding parklands was laid by FA Seiberling, the founder of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Cincinnati - Created by architect Cesar Pelli in the year 1995, Aronoff Center for Design & Art is a high-tech art facility. There are three main performance areas in the building, namely, the Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Procter & Gamble Hall and Fifth Third Bank Theater. You can hold receptions and throw parties in the lobby area as well. The focal point of the Cincinnati city center, with its modern tower blocks, is Fountain Square. Another major tourist attraction in this city is the Fountain square, at the center of which stands the Tylor Davidson Fountain created in 1871 in Munich. The Contemporary Arts Center can also make for an interesting visit. The other attractions in Cincinnati include Irwin M. Krohn Conservatory, Museum Center, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Cleveland, Ohio, tourist attractions - Make sure to visit the Great Lakes Science Center while you are in the city of Cleveland. Helping you undergo a nice educational experience, this visit will allow you to take a peek into more than 340 interactive displays. Hop into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to experience the culture of pop music across six floors. You can view rare display items like, the manuscript of "Purple Haze" penned by Jimi Hendrix or "The Psychedilic Porsche" here. The Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland showcases mainly medieval art from the continents of Asia, Europe and America.
Sandusky, Ohio tourist attractions - Another tourist attraction here is the Cedar Point which is counted among the country's best amusement parks. Spread across 364 acres on a Lake Erie peninsula, Cedar Point has the greatest number roller coasters in the world.
The city of Columbus has some really good Ohio tourist attractions like Center of Science and Industry / COSI and the Prehistoric Indian Mounds to explore. The former, spread across 116,000 square feet, exhibits various items of scientific value. The latter is a collection of various prehistoric mounds.
While hiking on the hocking hills among the enchanting Cedar Falls, Lake Logan, Rock House, Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave remain the choicest of all Ohio tourist attractions, you cannot beat visits to these tourist places in the various cities of Ohio.