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Steubenville Nutcracker Village
A family at the Steubenville Nutcracker Village
Holidays in Ohio!
This holiday season, Ohio is the perfect place to gather family and friends to reconnect and be thankful for the amazing people in our lives.

If you’re hosting visitors, traveling Ohio or just looking to create new holiday memories in fun and unexpected ways, you can find inspiration here!

Bask in holiday glow as you make your way through the Ohio Holiday Lights Trail, the newest addition to the Ohio Adventure Trails. Plan an amazing Holiday Getaway, check out “Can’t Miss” Events, find distinctive gift ideas and places perfect for catching up and enjoying a holiday glass of cheer. Don’t miss our list of “Only in Ohio” Holiday experiences and some incredible New Year’s Eve ideas as well. When you’re ready to enjoy winter outdoors, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has ideas from sledding to ice skating and more!

Don’t forget to share your holiday memories and adventures on social media with #HolidaysInOhio and #OhioFindItHere.

Holiday travel inspiration

Get inspired by these travel ideas perfect for the holiday season.

Holiday Train Rides Your Kids Will Love
There’s just something about trains that really capture the holiday spirit. Maybe it’s all the decorated model train displays at stores and museums and libraries, maybe it’s viewing the beautiful Ohio landscape in the winter, maybe it’s the lasting legacy of books like The Polar Express – regardless, a fun train ride seems like the best way to experience the holidays in Ohio.

Only in Ohio:  Holiday Attractions
There’s no shortage of holiday tradition here in Ohio. Christmas movie sets, entire villages of Nutcrackers, real-life winter wonderlands with ice skating rinks and dozens of light displays, Christmas cookie tours, holiday parades – you name it, Ohio has it.

Ring in the New Year in Ohio
Looking for something more than the traditional countdown to celebrate the kick off of 2019? Step away from the television and bring your party to one of Ohio’s unique and unforgettable New Year’s Eve bashes.