Ohio Family Vacation Summer Activities
Things to do and Places to see in Ohio this Summer
Cincinnati Museum: Looking for an adventure while learning through play? Discover hands-on fun for children of all ages in our eight educational and themed play areas, including two specifically designed for preschool-aged and younger. We encourage kids to climb, crawl, explore and learn about themselves and the world around them. Go on a wilderness adventure through The Woods, be a part of a complex machine in the Energy Zone and explore the neighborhood in Kids’ Town. Dive into arts, culture, reading, science and more with over 1,800 hours of programming each year. At the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, consistently ranked in the top 10 children’s museums in the U.S., fun and learning go hand in hand.
New River Tour at Ozone Zipline Adventures , Oregonia
Ozone Zipline Adventures, the Midwest’s largest zipline tour, adds a New River Tour this year: two new 1,500-foot ziplines will fly riders across the scenic Little Miami River at heights of more than 200 feet. .
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: As Cleveland prepares for the 2016 Republican National Convention, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is opening a very timely exhibit around rock and politics. Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics looks at some of the most important debates in our country through the lens of rock music. The exhibit includes exclusive video interviews with Bono, David Byrne, Dee Snider, Tom Morello, Lars Ulrich, Gloria Estefan, Gregg Allman, Jimmy Carter, and others, and combines them with interactives, photography and never-before-seen artifacts to examine how music has both shaped and reflected our culture norms on eight political topics: Civil Rights, LGBT Issues, Feminism, War & Peace, Censorship, Political Campaigns, Political Causes, and International Politics –
Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, is “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World®.” With an unmatched collection of 71 rides, including 18 roller coasters, three kids’ areas, overnight accommodations, live shows, great restaurants and more, it’s easy to see why Cedar Point is a popular vacation destination. In 2016, Cedar Point introduces Valravn – the TALLEST, FASTEST and LONGEST dive coaster in the world! Riders climb over 20 stories before hanging over the edge for four seconds. Then, they dive STRAIGHT DOWN at a 90-degree angle! With so much to offer, Cedar Point is the perfect family getaway that’s close to home.
Soak City Waterpark, Kings Island, Mason
Kings Island The waterpark features a massive 39,000-square-foot Wave Pool and Action River along with a new entrance, secluded shade-covered areas, cabanas, and a sand volleyball court.
Toledo Museum of Art,Free, fun, and open to everyone! The TMA Family Center, located in the education wing near the Plough entrance, is the perfect place for our youngest Museum visitors to make and take memories with their parents and caregivers. Drop in for themed activities that enliven the world of art for kids ages 1-10 (and even grown-ups!) Family Center Hours:Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m.–3 p.m.;Fridays 3:30–8 p.m.;Sundays noon–5:00 p.m.
Valley Zipline Tours, Lancaster
The main Zip Line Course features seventeen zip lines that traverse the tree canopy and the valley, including dual racing zips. The mini Zip Course consists of four small zips built in the trees and perfect for beginners and children.