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Favorite Photos of 2020

Favorite Photos of 2020

What started like any other hopeful new year, 2020 quickly became the year of constant uncertainty. Even though at times it seemed like the world was spinning out of control, 2020 taught us many things: to be thankful, spending time with loved ones is a gift and the...

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Steubenville Nutcracker Village

Steubenville Nutcracker Village

If you thought the nutcracker was just a play to be watched during the holidays, or a tool that your grandparents used, you are going to be shocked and excited to see that the traditional nutcracker is so much more than that! It’s a magical representation of the...

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Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge, Ohio

Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge, Ohio

A fun Christmas attraction in Ohio is the Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge. Step back in time to an old-world English Christmas village with the historic architecture of Cambridge as the background. As you admire the Dickens’ scenes, you’ll feel transported to...

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Christmas in Lebanon, Ohio

Christmas in Lebanon, Ohio

There’s an impressive number of magical Christmas towns in Ohio and Lebanon is full of holiday cheer that you and your family will love. From old-fashioned Christmas decorations, dazzling lights displays, a Christmas Festival, a horse parade, train rides, visits with...

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Christmas in Historic Roscoe Village

Christmas in Historic Roscoe Village

As one of the most historic Christmas towns in Ohio, Historic Roscoe Village will transport you back in time. Imagine celebrating Christmas in the mid 1800’s, the sights and the sounds of the holiday season at the Historic Roscoe Village includes a candle lighting...

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Light Up Middletown, Ohio

Light Up Middletown, Ohio

When you think of magical Christmas towns, Middletown celebrates the holiday season a little differently than other Hallmark worthy towns. With thousands of dazzling Christmas lights on display, Light Up Middletown certainly is one of the best Christmas towns in Ohio...

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Christmas In Kirtland, Ohio

Christmas In Kirtland, Ohio

There are many wonderful Christmas towns in Ohio. One such town that I always think of as one of the best places to visit for Christmas in Ohio, is Kirtland. Christmas in Kirtland is magical and wonderful and something that all Ohioans and visitors to Ohio should...

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Christmas In The Village Waynesville, Ohio

Christmas In The Village Waynesville, Ohio

Known as the Antiques Capital of the Midwest, this village near Dayton is also a great place to experience Christmas in Ohio. Waynesville is one of the oldest towns in the state and it becomes one of the best Christmas towns in Ohio as the entire village gets into the...

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The Christmas Ranch In Morrow, Ohio

The Christmas Ranch In Morrow, Ohio

Ever wondered what one million dancing Christmas lights look like? You can find out at The Christmas Ranch in Morrow, Ohio. Featured nationally on HGTV, Good Morning America, and Country Living, The Christmas Ranch is one of the best places to visit for Christmas in...

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Enchanting Drive Through Christmas Lights In Ohio

Enchanting Drive Through Christmas Lights In Ohio

Embrace the magic of the holiday season by loading up the car, listening to your favorite holiday music and admiring enchanting drive through Christmas lights in Ohio. Whether you’re cruising through a glittering tunnel of lights, singing along with synchronized light...

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Best Christmas Lights Displays in Ohio

Best Christmas Lights Displays in Ohio

Ohio is a magical place during the holiday season, with millions of dazzling Christmas lights on exhibit throughout the state. A great way to get into the festive holiday spirit is by visiting one of the many best Christmas lights displays in Ohio! Whether visiting a...

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About Me

Heather Rader, An Ohio Girl Travels

Hi! I’m Heather, the traveler and storyteller behind Ohio Girl Travels. As an Ohio-based freelance writer and full-time travel blogger, my goal is to encourage you to travel more.

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