Home to Lake Erie - one of the five U.S. Great Lakes - as well as record setting roller coasters, the world's largest Amish population, pre-historic and Native American heritage sites, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, countless Appalachian music and arts festivals, pro sports teams, world class museums, restaurants and theaters, and much more, you'll find plenty of information about Ohio online.

A good place to begin your research is www.DiscoverOhio.com, the state's official tourism website.  This site has useful information for both the first time traveler to the area, as well as for returning visitors. 

The "Where To Go" and "What To Do" sections provide access to information on thousands of destinations searchable by category. “Travel Tools” is is filled with practical information on things such as weather, driving distances and links to local tourism organizations around the state. The “Calendar of Events” is great for finding information on all kinds of happenings throughout the state. You'll even find a monthly contest on the site where you can enter each month to win an Ohio getaway complete with lodging, meals and more.

Join Ohio in the social media realm, as well. You'll find an Ohio Tourism Division Facebook Page, a Discover Ohio Travel Flickr Group, a Discover Ohio YouTube Channel and follow the Ohio Tourism Division on Twitter @DiscoverOhio.