Ohio Bucket List ~ Central Region

Headed into the middle of Ohio today!


  • Indian Lake State Park: Enjoy time at the beach at this state park.
  • Ohio Caverns: Ohio’s largest cavern and show cave.


  • A.W. Marion State Park: Enjoy this rural wooded area along a lake.
  • Deer Creek State Park: This park offers woodlands and meadows to hike and explore.


  • National Veterans Memorial and Museum: Museum dedicated to the lives and experience of our nation’s veterans.
  • Ohio Herb Center: Explore the World of Herbs.
  • Ohio Statehouse: Tour the Ohio state capitol.


  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium: Visit this fun large zoo.
  • Delaware State Park: Hike in this peaceful wooded area.
  • Shale Hollow Park: Explore this wooded hollow and hike along the waterway.


  • Buckeye Lake State Park: Ohio’s oldest state park.
  • Cross Mound Park: Explore the old earthwork located in this park.

Mount Gilead

  • Mt. Gilead State Park: Enjoy this peaceful wooded area along a few lakes.


  • Flint Ridge Ancient Quarries and Nature Preserve: Explore the trails around this old Native American flint quarry.
  • Infirmary Mound Park: This park features an old “infirmary mound.”
  • Newark Earthworks: Explore three different types of Native American earthworks within this park.

All attractions found in the Ohio State Travel Guide.


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