Activities in Ohio


Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society: General Admission or Civil War Day at Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society (Up to 57% Off). 5 Options.

General Admission or Civil War Day at Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society (Up to 57% Off). 5 Options.

Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society

Mansfield

Explore the 19th-century building where “The Shawshank Redemption” was filmed at your own pace; commemorate the Civil War

$18 $11

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Dealflicks: $20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions from Dealflicks

$20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

Guests enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions at multiple theaters on Dealflicks.com

$20 $13.99

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 52% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 52% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$30.38 $18

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Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum: Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum

South Columbus

Memorabilia and ephemera from the history of motorcycling, plus themed exhibits and programs

$20 $10

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Colasantis Tropical Garden: One Round of Mini-Golf for Four or Six with Activity Tokens at Colasanti's Tropical Garden (Up to 69% Off)

One Round of Mini-Golf for Four or Six with Activity Tokens at Colasanti's Tropical Garden (Up to 69% Off)

Colasantis Tropical Garden

Kingsville

18-hole indoor mini golf course set in botanical gardens; activities include indoor rides and arcade games

C$38.67 C$12

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The Jump Yard: All-Day Play Pass, Summer Pass, 20 Child or VIP Party, Teen Night Entry or Teen Party (Up to 50% Off)

All-Day Play Pass, Summer Pass, 20 Child or VIP Party, Teen Night Entry or Teen Party (Up to 50% Off)

The Jump Yard

North Royalton

Toddlers through teens let loose at this play area with bounce houses, games, and teen dances as well as wi-fi and TVs for parents

$14 $7

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Buckeye Lanes: Bowling Outing for Two or Up to Six with Shoe Rental at Buckeye Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Bowling Outing for Two or Up to Six with Shoe Rental at Buckeye Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Buckeye Lanes

North Olmsted

Bumpers & lightweight balls equip pintsize bowlers at alley with late-night Rockin’ Bowl & eight billiard tables

$29.40 $17

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Amazone Family Entertainment Center: Playground Admission or Laser Tag at Amazone Family Entertainment Center (Up to 51% Off). Three Options.

Playground Admission or Laser Tag at Amazone Family Entertainment Center (Up to 51% Off). Three Options.

Amazone Family Entertainment Center

Medina

Trees, leaves, and slides fill jungle-themed playground, and black lights illuminate players within laser-tag arena

$16 $8

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Cloverleaf Lanes: Bowling for Two or Six at Cloverleaf Lanes (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Bowling for Two or Six at Cloverleaf Lanes (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Cloverleaf Lanes

Independence

Pairs enjoy three games of bowling, while groups of six bowl for two hours with the option for food

$27 $10

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Milan Historical Museum: Admission or Membership Options at The Milan Museum (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

Admission or Membership Options at The Milan Museum (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

Milan Historical Museum

Milan

Museum of 7 buildings with folk art & glass galleries and a decorative arts building, offers scavenger hunts for children & monthly programs

$14 $10

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The Jump Palace: Up to 53% Off All Day Play with Juices & Chips at The Jump Palace

Up to 53% Off All Day Play with Juices & Chips at The Jump Palace

The Jump Palace

Streetsboro

From the merchant: One day play pass for 4 or 6 children with juice boxes and bags of chips. Valid for one day of play together.

$40 $20

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Whiteland Raceway Park: Two Go-Kart Races or Go-Kart Driving School with Rental Gear at Whiteland Raceway Park (Up to 50% Off)

Two Go-Kart Races or Go-Kart Driving School with Rental Gear at Whiteland Raceway Park (Up to 50% Off)

Whiteland Raceway Park

Whiteland

Birel N 35-X karts whip riders around the track; the driving school offers basic training and track time

$24 $13

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Yoga & Fitness Passport: $20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport  ($300 Value)

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Alpha Dance Studio: One or Two Private Dance Lessons, One Group Class, and One Practice Party at Alpha Dance Studio (Up to 62% Off)

One or Two Private Dance Lessons, One Group Class, and One Practice Party at Alpha Dance Studio (Up to 62% Off)

Alpha Dance Studio

Highland Heights

Private lessons are tailored to individual needs while partners rotate around in group classes; a practice party lets you show off new moves

$122 $59

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Battlegrounds Paintball: Paintball Outing with Gear Rental and 200 Paintballs for Two or Four at Battlegrounds Paintball (Up to 54% Off)

Paintball Outing with Gear Rental and 200 Paintballs for Two or Four at Battlegrounds Paintball (Up to 54% Off)

Battlegrounds Paintball

Shannon Green

Players wage colorful warfare on one of three themed fields; gear rental and paintballs included

$60 $29

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The Yoga Loft Dayton: Ten Classes or One or Six Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at The Yoga Loft Dayton (Up to 64% Off)

Ten Classes or One or Six Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at The Yoga Loft Dayton (Up to 64% Off)

The Yoga Loft Dayton

Fairborn

A team of six teachers lead 12 differnt kinds of yoga series, from heated power yoga to meditative yin yoga

$85 $42

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Vista Golf Course: 18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Vista Golf Course (Up to 47% Off)

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Vista Golf Course (Up to 47% Off)

Vista Golf Course

Muskingum

Recently renovated course showcases ponds and grasses incorporated into open fairways and sprawling vistas

$74 $41

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Yorktown Lanes: Three Games of Bowling for Two or Six with Shoe Rentals and Option for Soda at Yorktown Lanes (Up to 75% Off)

Three Games of Bowling for Two or Six with Shoe Rentals and Option for Soda at Yorktown Lanes (Up to 75% Off)

Yorktown Lanes

Parma Heights

Expansive facility with 40 lanes, automated scoring, and a full-service bar

$31.50 $12

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio: 5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 50% Off)

5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 50% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Boardman

Yoga sessions enhance muscle tone and flexibility

$60 $30

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Paintball International: All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball International (Up to 85% Off)

All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball International (Up to 85% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$120 $19

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Inspired Shot: Home-Defense Course for Handgun Owners or Self-Defense Seminar at Inspired Shot (Up to 51% Off)

Home-Defense Course for Handgun Owners or Self-Defense Seminar at Inspired Shot (Up to 51% Off)

Inspired Shot

Washington

NRA–developed course teaches handgun owners how to protect their homes; seminar goes over safe strategies for avoiding dangerous situations

$100 $49

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Kendall Cliffs: Rock-Climbing Package for Family of Six or Package for Two with Intro Lesson at Kendall Cliffs (Up to 76% Off)

Rock-Climbing Package for Family of Six or Package for Two with Intro Lesson at Kendall Cliffs (Up to 76% Off)

Kendall Cliffs

Boston

Climbers practice skills learned during intro classes in 7,000-sq.-ft. indoor enclave designed by Nicros with varying difficulty

$376 $90

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MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass: One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody ( 94% Off )

One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody ( 94% Off )

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course: $46 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two at Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course (Up to $72 Value)

$46 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two at Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course (Up to $72 Value)

Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course

Lake Milton

Golfers play across 18 scenic holes peppered with historic landmarks and unusual water hazards, including a natural spring & 90 year-old dam

$72 $46

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Fall Winery Tour: Day Trip to Ohio Wine Country with Lunch, Tastings, and Round-Trip Transportation

Day Trip to Ohio Wine Country with Lunch, Tastings, and Round-Trip Transportation

Fall Winery Tour

Multiple Locations

Sample 15+ wines during a round-trip bus tour that includes lunch and stops at Debonne Vineyard and Laurello Vineyards

$105.44 $79

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Hot Yoga With Joe: Three, Six, or Nine Classes at Hot Yoga With Joe (Up to 67% Off)

Three, Six, or Nine Classes at Hot Yoga With Joe (Up to 67% Off)

Hot Yoga With Joe

Perrysburg

Owned by instructor with more than 15 years of yoga experience, studio bolsters stamina and strength amid 95- to 100-degree temperatures.

$45 $18

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Camp Sandusky: $35 for a One-Night Stay at a Four-Person Cabin with Two Pancake Breakfasts at Camp Sandusky ($75 Value)

$35 for a One-Night Stay at a Four-Person Cabin with Two Pancake Breakfasts at Camp Sandusky ($75 Value)

Camp Sandusky

Sandusky

Campers savor the great outdoors and an included pancake breakfast from an Amish-built cabin for four

$75 $35

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The Marksman Armory: Shooting Range Package for One, Two, or Four at The Marksman Armory (Up to 50% Off)

Shooting Range Package for One, Two, or Four at The Marksman Armory (Up to 50% Off)

The Marksman Armory

Norton

Instructors acquaint novices with 380 ACP, 9MM, 38 SPL, 40 SW, or 45 ACP caliber via classroom orientation and supervised hands-on practice

$75 $45

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Starz Ballroom: Private or Group Dance Lessons at Starz Ballroom (Up to 70% Off)

Private or Group Dance Lessons at Starz Ballroom (Up to 70% Off)

Starz Ballroom

Westlake

Dancers of all skill levels hone skills in private or group lessons, and showcase moves in dance parties with dancers of similar abilities.

$200 $59

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Laser Web Dayton: $16 for Two Laser-Tag Games and One Laser-Maze Round for Two at Laser Web Dayton ($34 Value)

$16 for Two Laser-Tag Games and One Laser-Maze Round for Two at Laser Web Dayton ($34 Value)

Laser Web Dayton

Centerville

Laser beams target opponents in the laser tag arena, and darting players in the laser maze

$34 $16

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Skate America - Fairfield OH: Two or Four Admissions with Skate Rentals and Tokens at Skate America (Up to 65% Off)

Two or Four Admissions with Skate Rentals and Tokens at Skate America (Up to 65% Off)

Skate America - Fairfield OH

Fairfield

Pairs of two receive admission and skate rentals, while groups of four also get a large pizza

$23 $11

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SplatterPark: Paintball Package with Gear and Lunch for Two or Four at SplatterPark (Up to 50%  Off)

Paintball Package with Gear and Lunch for Two or Four at SplatterPark (Up to 50% Off)

SplatterPark

Columbus

12 wooded fields spanning 40+ acres fill with players armed with Tippmann markers and Wrek paintballs and fueled by included lunches

$58 $31

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Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC: 10 or 20 Youth or Adult Fitness Classes at Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC (Up to 80% Off)

10 or 20 Youth or Adult Fitness Classes at Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC (Up to 80% Off)

Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC

Trotwood

Instructors harness 16 exercise stations and cardio, boxing, and self-defense workouts to help students aged 10 and older get in shape

$120 $25

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Summit County Adventure Boot Camp: $49 for 4 Weeks of Bootcamp at Summit County Adventure Bootcamp

$49 for 4 Weeks of Bootcamp at Summit County Adventure Bootcamp

Summit County Adventure Boot Camp

Stow

From the merchant: A four-week outdoor program of fitness instruction, nutritional counseling and motivational training.

$180 $49

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Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots and a Concert Poster on September 22 at 8 p.m.

Stone Temple Pilots and a Concert Poster on September 22 at 8 p.m.

Stone Temple Pilots

Bogart's

Legends behind the smash hits “Interstate Love Song” and “Plush” rock through classics and new cuts with Linkin Park’s frontman

$59.39 $25

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Summit Vision: Four Hours of Open-Play Rope Courses for One, Two, or Four at Summit Vision (Up to 59% Off)

Four Hours of Open-Play Rope Courses for One, Two, or Four at Summit Vision (Up to 59% Off)

Summit Vision

Westerville

Highly trained instructors supervise guests as they clamber across a rope course during an open-play session

$45 $20

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Rolling Acres Golf Club: 18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four at Rolling Acres Golf Club (Up to  42% Off)

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four at Rolling Acres Golf Club (Up to 42% Off)

Rolling Acres Golf Club

Nova

18 holes of rolling, picturesque hills, studded with water hazards and sand traps, finished with a bar and grille

$60 $36

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Fun Factory Roller Skating: Roller Skating for Two or Four with Pizza, Drink, and Arcade Tokens at Fun Factory Roller Skating (Up to 57% Off)

Roller Skating for Two or Four with Pizza, Drink, and Arcade Tokens at Fun Factory Roller Skating (Up to 57% Off)

Fun Factory Roller Skating

Norwood

Skaters of all ages careen across the hardwood floors of the indoor rink amid arcade games, a bounce house, and a concession stand.

$30 $15

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Michael W. Smith: Michael W. Smith on September 28

Michael W. Smith on September 28

Michael W. Smith

Grove City Church of the Nazarene

Three-time Grammy winner sings praise-filled tunes such as “Take Me Over” alongside the mainstream hit “Place in This World”

$30 $22.50

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Team Edge Performance and Fitness: $25 for 10 Fit Over Fifty Boot-Camp Classes at Team Edge Performance and Fitness in New Albany ($100 Value)

$25 for 10 Fit Over Fifty Boot-Camp Classes at Team Edge Performance and Fitness in New Albany ($100 Value)

Team Edge Performance and Fitness

Jersey

No-frills gym’s boot-camp classes sculpt the core and physique, with slight modifications for exercisers aged 50+

$100 $25

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The Big Zipper: Zipline Outing for Two or Four at The Big Zipper (Up to 44% Off)

Zipline Outing for Two or Four at The Big Zipper (Up to 44% Off)

The Big Zipper

Maysville

Customers are strapped into a safety harness, then soar high above the ground as they zipline over ravines, valleys, and treetops

$80 $50

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Sara-J Sportfishing Charters: Eight-Hour Fishing Charter for One or Two from Sara-J Sportfishing Charters (Up to 49% Off)

Eight-Hour Fishing Charter for One or Two from Sara-J Sportfishing Charters (Up to 49% Off)

Sara-J Sportfishing Charters

Multiple Locations

Sail across Lake Erie on 34 ft. catamaran boat in search of perch, walleye, and smallmouth bass

$300 $158

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BADDOG Sports Performance: 5 or 10 Boxing or Brazilian Jiujitsu Classes or One-Month Unlimited at BADDOG Sports Performance (Up to 70% Off)

5 or 10 Boxing or Brazilian Jiujitsu Classes or One-Month Unlimited at BADDOG Sports Performance (Up to 70% Off)

BADDOG Sports Performance

Toledo

Instructor teaches life skills like disciple and confidence as students focus on learning the art of self defense

$100 $39

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Agni Yoga Studio: 10 Yoga Classes or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Agni Yoga Studio (Up to 71% Off)

10 Yoga Classes or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Agni Yoga Studio (Up to 71% Off)

Agni Yoga Studio

Mayfield Heights

Holistic-healing studio hosts various styles of yoga classes for all levels that strengthen the body and calm the mind

$140 $40

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Elianae the Bellydancer: Up to 62% Off Belly Dancing for Beginners at Elianae the Bellydancer

Up to 62% Off Belly Dancing for Beginners at Elianae the Bellydancer

Elianae the Bellydancer

Kent

From the merchant: Three exciting bellydance class sessions held at Kent Yoga! Come join us! www.kentyogacenter.com.

$25 $10

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Skateworld of Vandalia: Admission with Roller-Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Skateworld of Vandalia (Up to 53% Off)

Admission with Roller-Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Skateworld of Vandalia (Up to 53% Off)

Skateworld of Vandalia

Vandalia

Roller-skating rink welcomes groups of two, four, or six to open-skate sessions held several times a week

$19 $9

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Rusty Wallace Racing Experience: Short-Track Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 55% Off)

Short-Track Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 55% Off)

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Professional drivers sate passengers’ need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

$99 $49

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Lifetime Guitar Lessons: $39 for Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Lifetime Guitar Lessons ($80 Value)

$39 for Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Lifetime Guitar Lessons ($80 Value)

Lifetime Guitar Lessons

Multiple Locations

Guitar instructor with more than four decades of experience teaches students of all ability levels

$80 $39

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Tiara Arabians: $99 for Three Horseback-Riding Lessons at Tiara ($225 Value)

$99 for Three Horseback-Riding Lessons at Tiara ($225 Value)

Tiara Arabians

Troy

Faculty that’s been training for 25 years teaches students English, Western, Hunter, and Halter styles of riding, plus grooming

$225 $99

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  • Fort Rapids Waterpark Hotel & Conference Center
    Property Location When you stay at Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort in Columbus, you'll be near the airport and within the vicinity of World Harvest Church and Columbus Museum of Art. This family-friendly resort is within the vicinity of Columbus Motor Speedway and Motts Military Museum. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 343 air-conditioned guestrooms. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have handheld showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a water park (surcharge), a lazy river, and a fitness facility. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Dining Satisfy your appetite at the resort's restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Columbus? This resort has 10000 square feet (929 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).
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    4560 Hilton Corporate Dr.
    Columbus, OH US
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    Property Location With a stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, you'll be centrally located in Cleveland, steps from Tower City Center and Terminal Tower. This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of Public Square and Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 205 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Relax and take in city and lake views from the privacy of your room. Flat-screen televisions with premium TV channels are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature makeup/shaving mirrors and designer toiletries. Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a sauna, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness facility. Additional amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and wedding services. Dining Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), limo/town car service, and business services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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    1515 W 3rd St
    Cleveland, OH US
  • American Sign Museum
    During a self-proclaimed midlife crisis, Tod Swormstedt became the voice for some silent witnesses to American history: signs. The former editor and publisher of Signs of the Times magazine was more than familiar with the subject, and he wanted to give this particular slice of Americana a permanent tribute. He opened American Sign Museum in 1999 and filled it with nearly 4,000 books, photos, and, of course, lots and lots of signs. Size: more than 19,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space (with 20,000 more on the way), featuring 28-foot ceilings for larger signs Eye Catcher: a glowing McDonald's sign from 1963—six years before NASA landed a cheeseburger on the moon Permanent Mainstay: the neon and hand-painted signs of Main Street, which recreates storefronts from decades past Hidden Gem: the grizzly-looking sign from bygone supermarket chain Big Bear—which someone discovered while mowing grass Don't Miss: the neon shop, open weekdays, where workers create new signs and chat with visitors From the Press: For a glance inside the museum, check out the many video interviews here.
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    2515 Essex Place
    Cincinnati, OH US
  • Miss Cue Billiards and Darts
    Inside Miss Cue Sports Cafe, guests are greeted with the clatter of pool balls on 22 tables intermingling with the sound of laughter. Between table times, players shore up hand-eye coordination with games of shuffleboard and darts or play shrunken-down versions of sports, such as basketball shootout and foosball. Sports fans keep one eye on the televisions scattered about the space and the other on the menu of Harry's Hot Dog Hut. The pure vienna beef hot dogs come with innovative toppings such as creamed peas, bacon, baked beans, and a spicy mango chutney made with a house recipe. The full-service bar stands at the ready to concoct libations that wash down dogs better than frosty mugs of mustard.
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    216 New Towne Square Dr
    Toledo, OH US
  • U.S. Baseball Academy
    Though they operate more than 200 locations in upwards of 30 states, the team behind U.S. Baseball Academy aims to make each young athlete's experience a personal one. Their four- or six-week camps are taught by local instructors who are current or former coaches at the high school or college level, and typically offer a 6:1 or better player-to-teacher ratio for intense, professional-style training. The Academy's proven itinerary of hitting, pitching, fielding, and baserunning drills was developed by an advisory board of college coaches and Major League players, including Cy Young Award?winner and ace pitcher Brandon Webb.
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    333 Rampart Ave
    Akron, OH US
  • Carillon Historical Park
    On October 5, 1905, years of invention and failure culminated into history as Wilbur Wright took to the sky in a craft that soared through the air for 24 miles. More than a century later, just a few miles from the field over which it first flew, the 1905 Wright Flyer III—now designated a National Historic Landmark—spreads its wings at Carillon Historical Park, inspiring visitors with its tale of innovation, persistence, and progress, and the aptly named "Wilbur Wright: A Life of Consequence" exhibit. Nearby, the park's Heritage Center features the year-round Carousel of Dayton Innovation, which contains 31 figures, a 38-foot hand-painted mural illustrating the turn of events in the Wright Brothers flying exhibits, and rides for $1. As impressive as they are, the airplane and carousel are only a few of Carillon Historical Park’s myriad attractions. Named for the 151-foot-tall Deeds Carillon, whose 57 bells have been pealing since 1942, the campus spreads across 65 acres. Just south of downtown, 30 historical buildings, including the 28,000 sq.ft. Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship, draw visitors into Dayton’s past and share in the park's devotion to history, heritage, and progress. Early settlement structures such as the Newcom Tavern—the oldest building still standing in Dayton—sit alongside other original buildings such as an 1815-era stone cottage. The park also includes replica buildings, such as the Deeds Barn and the Wright Cycle Shop, which recreate the birthplaces of the automobile self-starter and the airplane. The park’s transportation theme continues with an 1835 B&O steam locomotive and an interactive 1/8 scale railroad available to ride on select days for an extra fee and whose train cars carry passengers more effectively than 1/8 scale feet would. Nearby, the first Chevy S-10 truck minted by GM’s Moraine Plant in 1988 mingles with a fleet of vintage and classic autos. After admiring their hulls, visitors can swing by Culp’s Café—named and modeled after the eatery where widow and mother of six Charlotte Gilbert Culp served pies in the '30s and '40s—and order burgers or soda-fountain creations off a '40s-style menu. Before leaving, guests can peruse Wright brothers paraphernalia and items from the park’s 1930s letterpress printing shop at the museum store or sign up for educational programming that teaches lost arts such as candle dipping and butter churning.
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    1000 Carillon Blvd.
    Dayton, OH US

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