Taking a long and relaxing drive is one of the best ways to spend some quality time with yourself, a friend or loved one, or the whole family. The state of Ohio has so much beautiful scenery to enjoy including farmland, waterfalls, caves, and more.
The Buckeye State is home to 75 state parks, one National Park, and the Ohio Department of Transportation has established 27 official scenic byways in the state will allow you to fully enjoy all of the sights to be seen.
During your drive, you will enjoy beautiful sights while having the opportunity to visit historic Amish sites and embrace Amish culture, including cooking, farm life, and country living.
A great scenic drive that is perfect for a quick day trip. The main route is only 27 miles making it easily achievable in a couple of hours. Enjoy the additional routes that spur off the main drag for an extended day.
An absolute dream for those that love the great outdoors. A drive along the Hocking Hills Scenic Byway will take you along State Route 374 through Hocking Hills State Park and Forest.
A large portion – 452 miles – of your travel along the byway is within the state of Ohio as you travel along the full length of the Ohio River. This makes it one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the Midwest.
The start of Scioto Heritage Trail begins in downtown Portsmouth Ohio and takes you along the Ohio River into Shawnee State Forest, the largest state forest among the 20 that are in the Buckeye State.