Once home to some of the greatest early 20th century steel producing manufacturers in the country, Youngstown is now a city on the rise once again.

Whether you’re planning a family-friendly vacation, romantic getaway or friends’ retreat, here are the best things to do in Youngstown Ohio!

Founded in 1919, The Butler Institute of American Art was the first museum in the country to house a collection of strictly American works.

The Butler Institute of American Art

The Steel Museum documents the rise and fall of the steel industry in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor

This 12-acre garden features more than 2,000 plant species throughout 30 different areas.

Fellows Riverside Gardens

Seeing the mill scene in person did not disappoint and I of course captured dozens of photographs of this historic landmark.

Lanterman’s Mill and Covered Bridge

It’s both pedestrian and vehicle friendly and makes for a great park photo opp.

Mill Creek Suspension Bridge

You’ll find outdoor patio space, restaurants, and bars along the Phelps Street Gateway.

Phelps Street Gateway

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