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Top Choice Amusement Park in Sandusky

Cedar Point Amusement Park

Cedar Point is one of the world's top amusement parks, known for its 17 adrenaline-pumping roller coasters. Stomach-droppers include the Top Thrill Dragster, among the globe's tallest and fastest rides. It climbs 42…
Top Choice Museum in Cleveland

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum

Cleveland's top attraction is like an overstuffed attic bursting with groovy finds: Jimi Hendrix's Stratocaster, Keith Moon's platform shoes, John Lennon's Sgt Pepper suit and a 1966 piece of hate mail to the Rollin…
Top Choice Diner in Cincinnati

Tucker's

Located in a tough zone a few blocks from Findlay Market, family-run Tucker's has been feeding locals – African American, white, foodies, penniless, friars, drug dealers – since 1946. It's an archetypal diner, servi…
Top Choice Farm in Yellow Springs

Young's Jersey Dairy

Young's is a working dairy farm with a famous ice-cream shop (aka the Dairy Store, which many say whips ups Ohio's best milkshakes) and lots of fun family activities, including mini-golf, batting cages and opportuni…
Top Choice Museum in Dayton

National Museum of the US Air Force

Located at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 6 miles northeast of Dayton, this huuuuge museum has everything from a Wright Brothers 1909 Flyer to a Sopwith Camel (WWI biplane) and the 'Little Boy' type atomic bom…
Top Choice Museum in Cleveland

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland's whopping art museum houses an excellent collection of European paintings, as well as African, Asian and American art. Head to the 2nd floor for rock-star works from Impressionists, Picasso and surrealist…
Top Choice American in Columbus

Skillet

This teeny restaurant in German Village serves rustic, locally sourced brunch fare. The menu changes, but you might fill a plate with griddled cinnamon rolls or braised pork cheeks with gravy and grits. It's almost …
Top Choice Brewery in Cleveland

Platform Beer Co

An all-ages, cool-cat crowd gathers around the silvery tanks in Platform's tasting room for $5 to $6 pints of innovative saisons, pale ales and more. When the weather warms, everyone heads out to the picnic-table-do…
Top Choice Brewery in Cincinnati

Rhinegeist Brewery

Beer buffs pile in to Rhinegeist's hoppy clubhouse to knock back Truth IPA and 13 other brews on tap. Swig at picnic tables while watching bottles roll off the production line, or play Ping-Pong or Foosball in the s…
Top Choice Live Music in Cleveland

Happy Dog

Listen to scrappy bands, DJs, storytellers or science lectures while munching on a weenie, for which you can choose from among 50 toppings, from gourmet (black truffle) to, er, less gourmet (peanut butter and jelly)…