Ohio Bucket List ~ Northeast Region

Final region of Ohio today! It’s another lengthier post due to the Cleveland area being located in this area.


  • Bethlehem Cave and Nativity Museum: This church houses a replica to the cave that Jesus would have been born in.


  • Mohican State Park: Fun area to explore the gorge.


  • First Ladies National Historical Park: Park that tells the stories of various First Ladies of the U.S.
  • McKinley Presidential Library and Museum: Learn all about the life of former President McKinley.
  • Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail: Multi use trail that follows the old canal.
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame: Houses everything about the best players in the NFL.
  • Quail Hollow State Park: Hike through the marshes and meadow that surround a historic home.
  • Troll Hole Museum: Home to the world’s largest troll collection.


  • Headwaters Park: Park filled with fun trails along the water.
  • Punderson State Park: This park contains a haunted lodge, disc golf course, and sledding area for winter.


  • A Christmas Story House: See the house where this classic Christmas movie took place.
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: Check out the animals at this large zoo.
  • Greater Cleveland Aquarium: Explore all the sea creatures at this aquarium.
  • NASA Glenn Research Center-Tours: Tour this facility that continues to provide research for NASA.
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Experience the history of Rock and Roll.


  • Ashtabula Maritime and Surface Transportation Museum: Old light keeper’s house that details the history of the shipping industry in the area.
  • Conneaut West Breakwater Lighthouse: Lighthouse just off shore in Lake Erie.
  • Geneva State Park: Park that sits on the shores of Lake Erie.
  • Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum: This house was an endpoint on the Underground Railroad.
  • Pymatuning State Park: This lake sits on the border of Ohio and Pennsylvania.


  • Beaver Creek State Park: This park houses parts of a historic canal.
  • Leetonia Beehive Coke Ovens Park: Check out these old ovens that were used to purify coal from the coal industry in the area.


  • The Ohio State Reformatory: Take a tour of this historic prison that is known for the filming of “Shawshank Redemption.”


  • Headlands Beach State Park: Relax on Ohio’s largest beach.
  • Lake Erie Bluffs: Take in picturesque views of the Lake Erie shoreline.


  • Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park: Explore the cliffs and waterfalls of this park.
  • Wingfoot Lake State Park: Hike nature trails and disc golf in this park located on the lake.


  • Historic Fort Steuben: Learn the history involved with this fort that was initially erected in the late 1700’s.


  • First Flight Lunar Module: Honors the life of famous local, Neil Armstrong.
  • Mosquito Lake State Park: Explore the trails in this lake park.
  • National McKinley Birthplace Memorial and Museum: Visit the birthplace of former President McKinley.
  • National Packard Museum: Educates on the role Packard had in the transportation industry.

All attractions found in the Ohio State Travel Guide.


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