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Ohio has long been known as a family travel destination. With its world-renowned theme parks, acclaimed zoos, interactive children’s museums and scores of unique educational stops, Ohio offers families enough activities for a lifetime of vacations.

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The Schoepfle Garden

A secret garden lies ready for exploration in the small town of Birmingham, located south of Vermilion. The Schoepfle Garden is 70

Birmingham, OH Aboretums

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

This National Historical Park preserves the remains of the earthworks of the Hopewell culture that lived in this area 2000 years ago. Take a self guided tour of the mounds, view some of the finely crafted artifacts in the museum and view the video, "Legacy of the Mound Builders"

Chillicothe, OH Parks

Alum Creek Lake Riding Trails

The Alum Creek State Park offers a bridle trail of 50 miles. The majority of the trail is north of U.S. Route 36/State Route 37 and is recommended for experienced riders. Horse rental is not available. Parking for trailers;

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Charles Mill Lake Park and Campgrounds

Located near Mansfield, Charles Mill is a quiet place to relax and enjoy nature. * Over 500 campsites (class A with and without electric) in two campground locations * Swimming beach * Patio cabins, camper cabins * Picnic shelter * Hiking trails *

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Mentor Skateland

Mentor Skateland has been providing Fun for all ages for 106 years! Fun for the whole family! Request your favorite Top 40 songs with our DJ at an open skate. Our sound system and flashing lights will keep you rolling along! Or, enjoy skating to organ music at our adult skates!

Mentor on the Lake, OH Family Fun

Atwood Lake Boating

A Public Launch ramp for the boating enthusiasts and fishermen is available near the Atwood Lake Dam year round.

, OH Boating

Holiday Inn Express - Chillicothe

At the Holiday Inn Express you will find inviting and comfortable accomodations and a variety of services and amenities (including indoor pool and fitness center) and all for very affordable rates.  So whether you're in town on business or 

Chillicothe, OH Businesses

Alum Creek Lake Fishing

The saw-toothed lake shoreline provides excellent fishing. With 3,387 acres of fishing water and 46

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Clendening Lake Camping

Camping at Clendening Lake is available April - October. The marina campground accommodates up to 100 campers with showers, electric hookups, and modern restrooms available. The marina also operates efficiences and full hook up RV sites (up to 45 ft. RVs). (740) 658-3691.

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Alum Creek Lake Campgrounds

The campground, on the west side of the lake, was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers and is operated by the State Park. There are 297 sites, all with electrical hook-up (50-amp)

, OH Camping

Great Seal State Park

Great Seal State Park is located in Ross County near Chillicothe, about an hour drive south of Columbus, or north of Portsmouth. The picture-perfect landscape of rolling hills and trees was the model for the historic Great Seal of the State of Ohio and is a modern-day dream for hikers.

Chillicothe, OH State Parks