Things to Do in Ohio with Kids

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Things to Do in Ohio with Kids

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  • Leah987
    Bloomington, IN45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Second trip to this museum and still exciting to walk around. Admission is Free. So many airplanes in this large facility. Most exciting part is walking through old Presidential airplanes, especially the one that brought Kennedy back from Texas. Small snack bar with pre-made food and drinks available.
    Written 16 April 2024
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  • msm
    23 contributions
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    The Cleveland Museum of Art is one of the top museums in the U.S., and there are over 3500 reviews praising it on TripAdvisor alone. It doesn't need yet another recommendation.

    This review is intended only to call more attention to the ArtLens Wall, just off the atrium. Its room is a playground for all ages, with millions of pixels-worth of tiles displaying art works on multiple touchscreens. Touch an image you like, and it enlarges, tells you which gallery houses the work, and gives you information about the piece. Further touches let you delve more deeply with offers to show you images by the same artist, or from the same period, or of the same type. A connected app for smartphones lets you download the images and information and set up your own tour of the museum. This is an innovation that teaches and delights--and in that it achieves an ideal.

    If you visit in the spring/summer of 2024, don't overlook the "Seven Jeweled Mountain" immersive experience. The 10-min. presentation combines images from a 14th century folding screen (on display just outside the video room) with a 16th century account of a hike through that scenery. It's an extraordinarily peaceful and absorbing experience.
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • Kay C
    Melbourne, Australia295 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great time. We were two families with kids aged from 13 to 18. We spent the entire day at Cedar Point. We brought our own picnic lunch. The slides and activities varied in difficulty and scariness. Plenty for people of different ages and abilities.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • jazzy472021
    Pennsylvania31 contributions
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    We thought the Zoo was great! It is nicely laid out and offers beautiful botanicals and landscaping to view as you stroll to the different habitats. The paths are nicely meandering and fairly well marked. The animals were out and fairly active for a rainy, cloudy day. The hippos were exceptionally frisky and fun. Although some exhibits were closed or under renovation- there was plenty to see. You can tell the Zoo and animals are treasured by the staff. The habitats are refurbished, in the process or plans to update are in the works. Great stewardship! We spoke with several staff members and they were all knowledgable and happy to share info on the animals. We learned a lot about their blue penquins, hippos, leopards, elephants, the manatees on loan, and even millipedes! The Zoo offers a cute train ride, a fun carousel, and plenty of refreshment spots throughout the park. Lovely sculptures are interspersed throughout the grounds and there are plenty of great photo op spots. There are shows to enjoy as well, they begin in May. The Cincinnati Zoo was an immediate top of the list addition. Pricing was reasonable, an online map is available through a QR scan and map boards are placed at several locations. Be sure to leave at least three hours to truly enjoy all the Zoo has to offer.
    Written 16 April 2024
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  • SharonB231
    Toledo, OH1,234 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This market is in a historic building. Nice selections and nice prices. Parking lot behind building with plenty of parking.
    Written 31 March 2024
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  • howard s
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was amazing. We had a wonderful time. It was both entertaining and educational. Hopefully they will continue to do things like this year round.
    Written 19 April 2024
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  • Liz S
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a guided tour and was filled with fun facts and funny stories. A treat if you love the movie, and if not a huge fan you will definitely want to watch the movie after. We went on a busy day the day before the eclipse but had gotten there prior to opening so had no trouble parking but we were in 2nd tour group so had to wait a bit but the gift shop keeps you busy! Laura was very entertaining and informative.
    Written 8 April 2024
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  • burghughes
    Greendale, WI1,015 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I don’t think that Great American gets enough credit for its unique qualities that really tie it to the city and region. From the smokestacks to the riverboat in center field, you know you are in Cincinnati when you enter this park. Even the light poles that tie it back to Crowley Field.

    Beyond that though, the park is lacking. I had to walk forever to find a hot dog, which was flavorless. My seats this time were great, but this is the first time in approximately 10 visits that I liked the seats and I have been all over the park. They pushed the 50/50 raffle hard, but saw no other vendors during the 7 innings we stayed.

    Pluses include, the sound system, which is very good and the location, which allows easy drop off by Lyft/Uber and has lots of restaurants in easy walking distance for after the game. The employees in both the food stand and souvenir shop were great. Though I did not visit this time, I’ve been to the Reds Hall of Fame and is very good. The minuses include the views from most of the seats, the poor food quality, and the general experience which is not as exciting as most ball parks I’ve been to. The race between the Mr. Reds is an obvious rip off of the Sausage Race in Milwaukee, the music choices and between inning games etc. seemed to fall flat.
    Written 8 April 2024
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  • NOLAZ
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hard to put into words just how beautiful the gardens are. And it was locals Sunday so very crowded but well managed...The tulips were in full bloom and be sure to visit the butterfly garden. Just next door you could see the cherry blossom trees also blooming...Gorgeous....Lots of ,crafts for the kids...Would recommend all to go see.
    Written 7 April 2024
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  • redredles
    Helena, MT337 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rainy day but still fun to shop. So many shops to see. Loved it! Our favorite was the Amazon style shop, such a cool concept.

    A great way to spend a rainy day.
    Written 11 November 2023
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  • Carol S
    Braselton, GA17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stayed at the cabins in the state park. There isn’t a bad one. All have a back porch that faces the woods. The cabins very near the lodge that also has rooms. But the geography of the park is amazing. Breathtaking rock formations and plenty of hiking trails from very easy 1/4 mile to miles of trail hikes. Definitely worth a visit
    Written 7 April 2024
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  • Amy O
    Youngstown, OH15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Went during the Pittsburgh Steelers display in February! Grew up about an hour from Canton, but had never visited. Husband and I had a fantastic time.
    Written 15 April 2024
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  • Angelo S
    Hilliard, OH3,657 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had an absolutely wonderful visit to the museum to see the Pompeii special exhibit. The is a beautiful building with lots of options (I believe two museums and an iMAX theater in addition to the feature exhibit space. There are also spots to grab a bit on the ground and first floor and a gift shop with a wide selection.

    The Pompeii exhibit was excellent. The crowd was well controlled, good context for the individual items on display, and some great multimedia exhibits. Very well done and well worth the drive to get there. Certainly looking forward to getting back there again.

    Spend some time in the main entry viewing the wall frescoes and seeing the history of the building. The main lobby was originally a taxi drop-off space for people riding the train when it was the train station.
    Written 19 April 2024
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  • geowd3
    Trenton, NJ71 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited in late September 2023 and stayed for 2 nights. This was a special visit for my wife as she loves the TV show. This visit did not disappoint! The yurt was very nice. Basically a first class hotel room with canvas walls and AC. It was a pleasant surprise when we opened the door. Staff at check-in are great. They explained the process for meals and fire pit as well as options for tours. The food was offered in a dining room with wonderful views of the park. And the food was good. There are several options. The dining room staff are great.
    We took the basic park tour on the bus which is nice. However, the highlight of our stay was the Wild Side Safari with Cody as our guide. There were four of us in the back of this pick up truck and Cody takes you right up to the animals. It was great! We were able to feed and pet rhinos and giraffes. Saw a newborn rhino, who wanted to follow the truck. Saw some wild horses try to make a break out the gate we drove through. That was interesting watching the staff deal with that. Animals are smart so this is something the staff deals with and trains for. You can see and hear how the park staff, especially the drivers on both tours love what they do.
    This was an incredible trip!
    Written 9 February 2024
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  • dawnzo
    New Jersey51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a wonderful experience watching great baseball in Cleveland. It was a little challenging to park, and I attended a day game to accommodate any problems. I also went in an hour earlier to see Heritage Park. Cool the way you can see the bull pen close up, near Heritage Park. Have a slider dog - hot dog with bacon, mac and cheese and fruit loops!
    Written 9 August 2023
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