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Old 11-20-2008, 10:42 AM
 
Location: BX
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im thinking of going from ny to ohio during thanksgiving break with my girlfriend......im thinking of going to columbus for 1 night then go to cincinatti for one night......is it worth the drive and what are some key things we could do/see??? thanks
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:40 PM
 
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Hi Jerry,

The response you've received to date might say it all. That said, if you're looking for a road trip, why not Ohio?

Depending on where you're coming from, it can be a long trip. Ithaca is 10 hours on the interstate from Cincinnati. If you want to see more, I'd suggest that you pull out a map, look at back roads, and plan a drive through PA and eastern Ohio and Amish territory. You'll have more to look at, can stay in B&Bs and won't be tied up in holiday traffic.

If you do want to hit the cities, in Cincinnati I can recommend the Heritage Center and the Newport Aquarium as activities, with nightlife in the bars and restaurants of Mt. Adams or Covington/Newport.

Columbus and Cincinnati are two-three hours away, on highway and through the flatness that Ohio is.

In all honesty, I have the most fun driving through small towns, scouting out what the local industry is/was, looking for the "rich person's house" (usually from the boom time), eating in old restaurants, and reconnecting with small town America. You don't need to go to Ohio to do that, but it's as good a place as any.
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:21 PM
 
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It depends on what you are looking for. If lighting displays are your thing, the lights at Clifton Mill start the night after Thanksgiving. We went last year and really loved them. There are some neat places to stay around there too. It's roughly halfway between Columbus and Cincinnati.

Happy Holidays from Clifton Mill
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Old 11-22-2008, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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I lived in Columbus and Cincy for 10 years during my 20's, so I may be able to shed some light on things for you to consider.

what types of things do you and your lady like to do? (keep it clean)
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