For more than 140 years, people have headed to western New York to enjoy the splendor and beauty found in Chautauqua. Blessed with five lakes, Chautauqua’s unique geography has resulted in a proliferation of vineyards and year-round recreation.
From Skyline Chili, to its riverfront, to flying pigs, Cincinnati is a city that wears its history on its sleeve. During the 1980s as the city was reviving its riverfront, an artist came up with the concept of the “flying pig” sculptures as a nod to the city’s past as a major pork producer, earning it the nickname “Porkopolis.”
West Virginia is more than a neighbor, bound by geography. West Virginians are fiercely proud of their state’s natural resources, the basis of some of the best outdoor adventures around, from rock climbing, to fishing, to whitewater rafting.
Pittsburgh is a roughly two-hour, 100-mile journey from Stark County. The city—which sits at the intersection of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers and boasts more than 440 bridges—is well worth the drive.
In 1805, a group of Amish settlers in Pennsylvania began the move west to Ohio, resulting in one of the nation’s largest concentrations of their community. Today, Northeast Ohio is home to 60,000 Amish in roughly 52 communities. Amish life is a big draw for non-Amish tourists, who are curious and fascinated with their 19th century way of life.
This month, I’m sending you on a one-tank trip to one of Ohio’s most quaint and historic small towns. I’m fond of Marietta because it’s where I went to college, but it routinely shows up on lists of the most beautiful towns in the state and the country.
The world-class Cleveland Museum of Art, with its acres of galleries to explore, is a good anchor to a multifaceted Cleveland road trip. And a museum visit can be paired with nearby dining, shopping and more, with Google Maps or MapQuest a vital asset to navigation.
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