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Chiara Alduini

Where I live: The Ohio tour

Come for Homecoming (or whenever) and stay for the Buckeye state’s abundant attractions. Here are some fun destinations in the four corners and in Ohio State’s regional campus cities.

Illustration of a brewery in Cincinnati, Ohio

Neighborhoods on the rise in Cincinnati

Brews and baseball go hand in hand in the Queen City.

Illustration of the West Side Market in Cleveland, Ohio

Flavors and finds in Cleveland

Wander the West Side Market or stroll the East Fourth Side District for delicious discoveries.

Illustration of the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio

Mystery and film history in Mansfield

Beyond the spooky-fun Ohio State Reformatory, visitors will find good eats and outdoor activities.

Illustration of a sternwheel boat in Marietta, Ohio

Frolic on the river in Marietta

The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival is just one attraction in this quaint city steeped in history.

Illustration of the Midland Theater in Newark, Ohio

Music and market mingle in Newark

Visitors to the Canal Market District can discover new flavors and live musical performances.

Illustration inspired by the Toledo Zoo

Culture and history in Toledo

A beloved minor-league baseball team is at the heart of a thriving downtown district.

Wayne County courthouse in Wooster, Ohio

Small-town charm in Wooster

Stroll the bustling downtown and sample the locals’ favorite pizza.

About the author

Sarah H. Magill

Sarah H. Magill ’90 MA studied journalism at Ohio State. She is ready to hit the road to these destinations.