Skip to Content

19 of the Best Historic Attractions in Ohio

Do you have a favorite Ohio attraction?  Have you ever given it much thought? I’m asked to provide recommendations all the time but as you can imagine, it’s hard to provide one attraction that will satisfy everyone. I asked some of my travel blogging friends to share their recommendations of what they consider some of the best historic attractions in Ohio. You can read about those below. 

19 of the best historic attractions in Ohio

If you haven’t realized it, the thing about Ohio is that there are so many interesting things that have happened throughout the course of history that it is difficult to choose what your favorite Ohio attraction would be without putting some of the more historic attractions on the list.  

LOOKING FOR MORE OHIO ATTRACTIONS?  – Check out our list of quirky things to see in Ohio or our picks for weekend getaways

That is why I decided to provide you with a list of the greatest historic attractions in Ohio so that you can do your touring in Ohio based upon what type of attractions you are looking for! If you are ready to take a little adventure back in time, check out the great stops you could discover: 

Best Historic Attractions in Ohio

Don’t forget to add the Ohio Statehouse for things to do in Columbus Ohio. The Statehouse is free to visit.

Have you visited any of these historic Ohio attractions? What would you add to this list? 


Wednesday 7th of April 2021

The glacial grooves on Kelley Island is a must see as well.


Sunday 9th of June 2019

Great! I really love historic places and attractions not just because they are beautiful and nice but also because of the stories with them. Thank you for sharing.

Tonya Prater

Tuesday 25th of June 2019

I hope you find some great spots to visit! Protection Status
This site uses cookies. Find out more about this site’s cookies.