Discover the sights and sounds of the great Midwest on your next vacation to Ohio. These cities in particular have many attractions, which includes first class dining, excellent shopping experiences and a bit of history to offer.
Dive into the Arts and Cultural Scene in Cleveland
Cleveland is home to a thriving arts and cultural scene. Start your trip off by catching a show at PlayhouseSquare; The world renowned Cleveland Orchestra puts on performances on an annual basis here. Severence Hall, part of PlayhouseSquare, is the birthplace of acting careers for Robert Guilaime, Tom Hanks and Hal Linden among many others.
If you want to enjoy more arts and entertainment venues, drive over to Cleveland’s University Circle. The city square is home to institutions including the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Columbus - Traveling the Capital
You’ll definitely need to reserve a Columbus rental car if you want to visit the different neighborhoods in this city. While in the downtown area, make sure to stop by the Columbus Dance Theatre and catch a local dance performance. Enjoy beer, wine and spirits when you visit German Town. Barley’s Brewing Company is the city’s oldest brew-pub still operating today. Taste of Ohio on the East end of the city is a one-of-a-kind boutique for those who want to take a souvenir home. Shops at Arlington Avenue and Tenant Square also have small businesses and unique opportunities to find one-of-a-kind items. If you want a large, one-stop mall, head over to Easton Town Center. The outdoor mall is home to over 200 stores, a movie theater and comedy club.
Explore Vast Array of Eateries that Cincinnati has to Offer
For the foodie traveler, Ohio may not seem like a top place to travel for cuisine. However Cincinnati has a long list of diners, dessert shops and fine dining establishments to try. No matter what cuisine you’re craving, a trip around town in your Cincinnati rental car will surely lead you to the right place. Some restaurants to try out include Kitty’s Coffee for breakfast, Riverside Marina Bar and Grill on the waterfront and the Old Spaghetti Factory for some delicious carbs.