Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Ohio!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Ohio!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Ohio!


Akron Art MuseumAkron
Dr. Bob’s HomeAkron
Hower HouseAkron
Myers School of Art GalleriesAkron
Perkins Stone MansionAkron
Stan Hywet Hall and GardensAkron
TV Dinner Club MuseumAkron
Alexandria MuseumAlexandria
New Indian Ridge MuseumAmherst
Quigley MuseumAmherst
Sandstone Museum CenterAmherst
Sauder VillageArchbold
Ashland County Historical Society MuseumAshland
Ashtabula Maritime MuseumAshtabula
Blakeslee Log CabinAshtabula
Hubbard House Underground Railroad MuseumAshtabula
Olin’s Museum of Covered BridgesAshtabula
Ohio’s Small Town MuseumAshville
Old Town Jail MuseumAshville
Dairy Barn Arts CenterAthens
Kennedy Museum of ArtAthens
Southeast Ohio History CenterAthens
Aurora Historical Society MuseumAurora
Austintown Log HouseAustintown
Strock Stone HouseAustintown
Harris Dental MuseumBainbridge
Highlands Nature SanctuaryBainbridge
Baltic Area Historical Society MuseumBaltic
Baltimore Community MuseumBaltimore
Belmont County Victorian Mansion MuseumBarnesville
Tri-State Warbird MuseumBatavia
Hale Farm & VillageBath Township
Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterBay Village
Rose Hill MuseumBay Village
Maltz Museum of Jewish HeritageBeachwood
Bedford Historical SocietyBedford
Hezekiah Dunham HouseBedford
Town Hall MuseumBedford
Wheeling & Lake Erie DepotBedford
National Imperial Glass MuseumBellaire
Toy and Plastic Brick MuseumBellaire
Logan County History CenterBellefontaine
Historic Lyme VillageBellevue
Mad River & NKP Railroad MuseumBellevue
Farmers’ Castle Museum Education CenterBelpre
Fawick Art GalleryBerea
Mahler Museum & History CenterBerea
National Center for Nature PhotographyBerkey
Amish & Mennonite Heritage CenterBerlin
Oliver Tucker MuseumBeverly
Ohio Governor’s MansionBexley
Schumacher GalleryBexley
Bob Evans Homestead MuseumBidwell
Elizabeth’s Dollhouse MuseumBolivar
Fort LaurensBolivar
Bowling Green State University Fine Art GalleriesBowling Green
Little Red SchoolhouseBowling Green
National Construction Equipment MuseumBowling Green
Snook’s Dream CarsBowling Green
Wood County MuseumBowling Green
Bradford Ohio Railroad MuseumBradford
Squire Rich MuseumBrecksville
Kelso House MuseumBrimfield
Brooklyn Historical Society MuseumBrooklyn
Brookville Railroad DepotBrookville
Samuel Spitler House Community MuseumBrookville
Heritage Farm MuseumBrunswick
Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society MuseumBuckeye Lake
Carl’s Gas Station & 50’s MemoriesBucyrus
Crawford Museum of AgricultureBucyrus
Century Village MuseumBurton
Byesville Scenic RailwayByesville
Clark Gable Birthplace and MuseumCadiz
Harrison Coal and Reclamation Historical ParkCadiz
Harrison County History of Coal MuseumCadiz
Baker Family MuseumCaldwell
Dickens Victorian VillageCambridge
Guernsey County Historical MuseumCambridge
Kennedy Stone HouseCambridge
National Museum of Cambridge GlassCambridge
Mid-Ohio Historical MuseumCanal Winchester
War Vet MuseumCanfield
Canton Classic Car MuseumCanton
Canton Museum of ArtCanton
First Ladies National Historic SiteCanton
Pro Football Hall of FameCanton
William McKinley Presidential Library and MuseumCanton
Algonquin Mill ComplexCarrollton
Ashton House MuseumCarrollton
Carroll County Arts CenterCarrollton
Daniel McCook HouseCarrollton
Susie’s Museum of ChildhoodCarrollton
Langsdon Mineral CollectionCelina
Mercer County Historical MuseumCelina
Asahel Wright House MuseumCenterville
Walton House MuseumCenterville
Adena MansionChillicothe
David Nickens Heritage CenterChillicothe
Hopewell Culture National Historical ParkChillicothe
Lucy Hayes Heritage CenterChillicothe
Ross County Heritage CenterChillicothe
Chilo Lock 34 ParkChilo
Northern Ohio Railway MuseumChippewa Lake
American Sign MuseumCincinnati
Ted Lewis MuseumCircleville
Ohio Valley River MuseumClarington
Dittrick Medical History CenterCleveland
Dunham Tavern MuseumCleveland
Clifton MillClifton
Conneaut Historical Railroad MuseumConneaut
A.B. Graham Memorial CenterConover
Johnson-Humrickhouse MuseumCoshocton
Roscoe VillageCoshocton
Fort Rowdy MuseumCovington
Crestline Historical MuseumCrestline
Shunk MuseumCrestline
America’s Packard MuseumDayton
Boonshoft Museum of DiscoveryDayton
British Transportation MuseumDayton
Carillon Historical ParkDayton
Carriage Hill MetroPark Historical FarmDayton
Dayton Art InstituteDayton
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical ParkDayton
Dayton International Peace MuseumDayton
Dayton Visual Arts CenterDayton
Miami Valley Military History MuseumDayton
Patterson HomesteadDayton
Paul Laurence Dunbar HouseDayton
SunWatch Indian VillageDayton
Ving Tsun MuseumDayton
Ourant’s SchoolDeersville
Meeker Homestead MuseumDelaware
Nash House MuseumDelaware
Richard Ross Museum of ArtDelaware
Delhi Historical Society Farmhouse MuseumDelhi Township
Delphos Canal Commission MuseumDelphos
Delphos Museum of Postal HistoryDelphos
Dennison Railroad Depot MuseumDennison
Auman Museum of Radio & TelevisionDover
Famous Endings MuseumDover
J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House MuseumDover
John’s Sweeper ServiceDover
Warther MuseumDover
W. C. Moorhead MuseumDover
Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer VillageEast Liverpool
Museum of CeramicsEast Liverpool
East Palestine Historical Society Log HouseEast Palestine
Sayler-Swartsel HouseEaton
Hickories MuseumElyria
Lorain County History CenterElyria
Euclid Historical Society & MuseumEuclid
Greater Cleveland Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame and MuseumEuclid
Polka Hall of FameEuclid
Gorman Heritage FarmEvendale
Huffman Prairie Flying FieldFairborn
Mercer-Smith Log HouseFairborn
Stein GalleriesFairborn
Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and LighthouseFairport Harbor
Finnish Heritage MuseumFairport Harbor
Hancock Historical MuseumFindlay
Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture BooksFindlay
Underground Railroad MuseumFlushing
Wilderness Trail MuseumFort Loramie
Fort RecoveryFort Recovery
Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy RelicsFort Recovery
Fostoria Glass Heritage GalleryFostoria
Butts MuseumFowler
Fowler Town Hall MuseumFowler
Harding MuseumFranklin
Museum of Spiritual ArtFranklin
Fredericktown Historical MuseumFredericktown
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential CenterFremont
Sandusky County Historical Society MuseumFremont
Spiegel GroveFremont
Gahanna Historical Society MuseumsGahanna
Brownella CottageGalion
Our House TavernGallipolis
Shandy HallGeneva
Jennie Munger Gregory Memorial MuseumGeneva on the Lake
Grant Boyhood HomeGeorgetown
Grant SchoolhouseGeorgetown
Historical Society of Germantown MuseumGermantown
Veterans Memorial MuseumGermantown
Henry Barnhisel HouseGirard
Gnadenhutten Historical Park and MuseumGnadenhutten
Goshen Historical Society MuseumGoshen
Toledo, Lake Erie and Western Railway MuseumGrand Rapids
Denison MuseumGranville
Granville Historical Society MuseumGranville
Robbins Hunter MuseumGranville
MAPS Air MuseumGreen
Bear’s MillGreenville
Garst MuseumGreenville
Motts Military MuseumGroveport
Benninghofen HouseHamilton
Fitton Center for Creative ArtsHamilton
Heritage Hall MuseumHamilton
Lane-Hooven HouseHamilton
Monument CabinHamilton
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & MuseumHamilton
Early Television MuseumHilliard
Hilliard Ohio Historical Society MuseumHilliard
Highland House MuseumHillsboro
Flint Ridge State MemorialHopewell Township
Lillian E. Jones MuseumJackson
Jefferson Depot VillageJefferson
Joshua Reed Giddings Law OfficeJefferson
Lenox Rural MuseumJefferson
Victorian Perambulator MuseumJefferson
Zane Shawnee CavernsJefferson Township
Putnam County Historical Society MuseumKalida
Kent State School of Art GalleriesKent
Kent State University MuseumKent
Hardin County Historical MuseumsKenton
Killbuck Valley MuseumKillbuck
Historic Kirtland VillageKirtland
Kirtland TempleKirtland
Lake Metroparks FarmparkKirtland
Museum of Divine StatuesLakewood
Oldest Stone House MuseumLakewood
AHA! A Hands-On AdventureLancaster
Decorative Arts Center of OhioLancaster
Georgian MuseumLancaster
Ohio Glass MuseumLancaster
Sherman House MuseumLancaster
Fort AncientLebanon
Glendower MansionLebanon
Warren County History CenterLebanon
Richland County MuseumLexington
Allen County MuseumLima
ArtSpace LimaLima
Creek Bend FarmLindsey
Lisbon Historical Society MuseumLisbon
Chester CourthouseLong Bottom
Moore House MuseumLorain
Cleo Redd Fisher MuseumLoudonville
Wolf Creek Grist MillLoudonville
Greater Loveland Historical Society MuseumLoveland
Loveland Castle & MuseumLoveland
Malabar Farm State ParkLucas
Bible WalkMansfield
Kingwood CenterMansfield
Mansfield Art CenterMansfield
Mansfield Fire MuseumMansfield
Mansfield Memorial MuseumMansfield
Oak Hill Cottage MuseumMansfield
Ohio State ReformatoryMansfield
Fort FirelandsMarblehead
Johnson’s Island MuseumMarblehead
Keeper’s HouseMarblehead
Marblehead Lighthouse MuseumMarblehead
Campus Martius MuseumMarietta
The CastleMarietta
Henry Fearing House MuseumMarietta
Ohio River MuseumMarietta
Peoples Mortuary MuseumMarietta
Toy and Doll Museum of MariettaMarietta
Buckeye Telephone MuseumMarion
Heritage HallMarion
Huber Machinery MuseumMarion
Marion Union StationMarion
Stengel True MuseumMarion
Warren G. Harding HouseMarion
Wyandot Popcorn MuseumMarion
Sedgwick House MuseumMartins Ferry
Alverta Green MuseumMason
Massillon MuseumMassillon
Spring HillMassillon
Matamoras Area Historical Society MuseumMatamoras
Wolcott House Museum ComplexMaumee
Mayfield Township Historical Society MuseumMayfield Township
Evelyn True Button HouseMcConnelsville
Morgan County Historical Society MuseumMcConnelsville
Castle NoelMedina
John Smart HouseMedina
Indian Museum of Lake County, OhioMentor
James A. Garfield National Historic SiteMentor
Mentor Safety VillageMentor
Daniel Gebhart Tavern MuseumMiamisburg
Wright B Flyer HangarMiamisburg
Middletown Canal MuseumMiddletown
Pickwick Building MuseumMiddletown
Edison Birthplace MuseumMilan
Milan Historical MuseumMilan
Promont House MuseumMilford
Millersburg Glass MuseumMillersburg
Victorian House MuseumMillersburg
Yoder’s Amish HomeMillersburg
Buckeye FurnaceMilton Township
Minster MuseumMinster
Monroe Historical Society MuseumMonroe
Quaker Yearly Meeting HouseMount Pleasant
Knox County Historical Society MuseumMount Vernon
Robbins CrossingNelsonville
Franklin MuseumNew Athens
Bicycle Museum of AmericaNew Bremen
New Bremen Historical MuseumNew Bremen
John & Annie Glenn Historic SiteNew Concord
William Rainey Harper Log HouseNew Concord
New Knoxville Heritage CenterNew Knoxville
Schoenbrunn VillageNew Philadelphia
Ross-Gowdy HouseNew Richmond
Custer Monument & MuseumNew Rumley
LeFevre GalleryNewark
National Heisey Glass MuseumNewark
Sherwood-Davidson House MuseumNewark
Webb House MuseumNewark
The WorksNewark
Old Main Street MuseumNewcomerstown
Temperance TavernNewcomerstown
McKinley Memorial Library, Museum & Birthplace HomeNiles
Ward-Thomas MuseumNiles
Hoover Historical CenterNorth Canton
North Canton Heritage Society MuseumNorth Canton
Frostville MuseumNorth Olmsted
Firelands MuseumNorwalk
National Road/Zane Grey MuseumNorwich
Drake Planetarium and Science CenterNorwood
Welsh-American Heritage MuseumOak Hill
Hawthorn HillOakwood
Allen Memorial Art MuseumOberlin
Oberlin Heritage CenterOberlin
Weltzheimer/Johnson HouseOberlin
Governor Bebb MetroPark & Pioneer VillageOkeana
Fort Hill Earthworks & Nature PreserveOregonia
Old Brick MuseumOrwell
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity MuseumOxford
DeWitt Log HomesteadOxford
Doty HomesteadOxford
Hefner Museum of Natural HistoryOxford
Hiestand GalleriesOxford
Karl Limper Geology MuseumOxford
Miami University Art MuseumOxford
William H. McGuffey HouseOxford
Painesville Railroad MuseumPainesville
Lake County History CenterPainesville Township
Stearns HomesteadParma
Serpent MoundPeebles
Cuyahoga Valley Historical MuseumPeninsula
Perry Historical MuseumPerry
Fort MeigsPerrysburg
Terhune Art GalleryPerrysburg
Motorcycle Hall of FamePickerington
Old Carnegie Library MuseumPickerington
John Scott Garbry MuseumPiqua
Johnston Farm and Indian AgencyPiqua
Piqua Historical MuseumPiqua
Rossville MuseumPiqua
Early HousePlain
Plain City Historical Society MuseumPlain City
Grant BirthplacePoint Pleasant
Meigs County MuseumPomeroy
Liberty Aviation MuseumPort Clinton
1810 HousePortsmouth
Southern Ohio MuseumPortsmouth
Martin-Perry HomesteadPowell
Lake Erie Islands Historical Society MuseumPut-in-Bay
Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife CenterPut-in-Bay
Radnor Historic MuseumRadnor
Ragersville Historical SocietyRagersville
Lowrie-Beatty MuseumRavenna
Reynoldsburg-Truro Historical Society MuseumReynoldsburg
John P. Parker HouseRipley
John Rankin HouseRipley
Ohio Tobacco MuseumRipley
Ripley MuseumRipley
National Aviation Hall of FameRiverside
National Museum of the United States Air ForceRiverside
Shanes Crossing Historical MuseumRockford
Cowan Pottery MuseumRocky River
Burchfield HomesteadSalem
Salem Historical MuseumSalem
Cooke-Dorn HouseSandusky
Follett House MuseumSandusky
Maritime Museum of SanduskySandusky
Merry-Go-Round MuseumSandusky
Scio Historical MuseumScio
Nature Center at Shaker LakesShaker Heights
Shaker Heights Historical Society MuseumShaker Heights
Heritage Village MuseumSharonville
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry MuseumSheffield Lake
Ross Historical CenterSidney
Perry County Historical SocietySomerset
Museum of American Porcelain ArtSouth Euclid
Springboro Museum CenterSpringboro
Clark County Heritage CenterSpringfield
Pennsylvania House MuseumSpringfield
Springfield Museum of ArtSpringfield
Westcott HouseSpringfield
Great Western SchoolhouseSt. Clairsville
Daniel Mooney MuseumSt. Marys
Fort SteubenSteubenville
Jefferson County Historical Association & MuseumSteubenville
Strongsville Historical VillageStrongsville
Alpine Hills MuseumSugarcreek
Collectors Decanters & Steins MuseumSugarcreek
David Warther Carvings MuseumSugarcreek
Erb’s Coleman MuseumSugarcreek
Myers Inn MuseumSunbury
American Civil War Museum of OhioTiffin
Tiffin Glass MuseumTiffin
Tippecanoe Historical Society MuseumTipp City
Imagination StationToledo
Miakonda MuseumToledo
National Museum of the Great LakesToledo
Toledo Firefighters MuseumToledo
Toledo Museum of ArtToledo
Wildwood Manor HouseToledo
Chrisholm Historic FarmsteadTrenton
Prospect PlaceTrinway
Iams Homestead MuseumTrotwood
Trotwood Depot MuseumTrotwood
Elizabeth Township Historical MuseumTroy
Miami Valley Veterans MuseumTroy
Museum of Troy HistoryTroy
Overfield Tavern MuseumTroy
Troy-Hayner Cultural CenterTroy
WACO Aircraft MuseumTroy
Twinsburg Historical Society MuseumTwinsburg
Uhrichsville Clay MuseumUhrichsville
Uniopolis Historical MuseumUniopolis
Champaign Aviation MuseumUrbana
Champaign County Historical MuseumUrbana
Johnny Appleseed Educational Center & MuseumUrbana
Central Insurance Companies Fire MuseumVan Wert
Van Wert County Historical SocietyVan Wert
Versailles Area MuseumVersailles
Armstrong Air and Space MuseumWapakoneta
Wapakoneta MuseumWapakoneta
Ernie Hall Aviation MuseumWarren
John Stark Edwards House and Trumbull County MuseumWarren
National Packard MuseumWarren
Sutliff MuseumWarren
Upton HouseWarren
Fulton County MuseumWauseon
Pike Heritage MuseumWaverly
Caesar’s Creek Pioneer VillageWaynesville
Museum at the Friends HomeWaynesville
Spirit of 76 MuseumWellington
River MuseumWellsville
EnterTRAINment JunctionWest Chester
National Voice of America Museum of BroadcastingWest Chester
Piatt CastlesWest Liberty
Union Township Heritage AssociationWest Milton
Philip Moore Jr. Stone HouseWest Portsmouth
Anti-Saloon League MuseumWesterville
Frank Museum of ArtWesterville
Clague House MuseumWestlake
Whitehouse Historical Society MuseumWhitehouse
Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National MonumentWilberforce
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural CenterWilberforce
Harmony Hill Historical MuseumWilliamsburg
Presidential MuseumWilliamsfield
Quaker Heritage CenterWilmington
Rombach Place MuseumWilmington
National Barber Museum and Hall of FameWinchester
Windsor Historical Society MuseumWindsor
Parry Park MuseumWoodsfield
Doll Museum at the Old RectoryWorthington
Ohio Railway MuseumWorthington
Orange Johnson HouseWorthington
Greene County Ohio Historical Society MuseumXenia
Xenia StationXenia
Arms Family MuseumYoungstown
Butler Institute of American ArtYoungstown
McDonough Museum of ArtYoungstown
Melnick Medical MuseumYoungstown
OH WOW!Youngstown
Tyler History CenterYoungstown
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and LaborYoungstown
Youngstown State University Mineral MuseumYoungstown
Dr. Increase Mathews HouseZanesville
Stone AcademyZanesville
Zanesville Museum of ArtZanesville
Zoar VillageZoar

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