After a long, cold and snowy winter here in Ohio, spring has finally sprung, and it’s time to venture out on some statewide road trips to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. Check out some of these awesome and often overlooked road trip stops throughout our gorgeous state, and you’re guaranteed to return home in the spring spirit.
Butterfly Show at Krohn Conservatory
Nothing quite says spring like blooming flowers and butterflies, and from April 12 to June 22, visitors can get an up-close look at over 16,000 butterflies that fly throughout the Krohn Conservatory on Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati. Tons of special activities for kids and families are available throughout the spring as well, so call (513) 421-5707 ahead of time to see if there’s a special event taking place when you’ll be visiting.
International Street Fair
The International Street Fair in Athens takes place on April 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is a must-see for anyone living in or traveling through the area. Over 30 different nonprofit organizations and international student groups offer arts and crafts booths, unique international foods and live performances to provide an incredible — and 100 percent free — cultural experience for all who attend.
Geauga County Maple Festival
The much-anticipated, annual Geauga County Maple Festival takes place on the last weekend of April every year and draws huge crowds for activities, rides, live entertainment and tons of great eats. The festival will take place this year April 25-27 at the Historic Chardon Square. Maple-related events include a sap run, maple candy carving, the crowning of the Maple Queen, pancake-eating competitions, maple-syrup judging and plenty of pancake breakfasts. Head over to maplefestival.com to see the schedule of activities, and start planning your road trip to the Geauga County Maple Festival today.
Find Your Road Trip Vehicle at Bill DeLord
There’s nothing better than taking a long road trip across the state in the comfort of a new or certified-preowned GMC, Cadillac or Buick from Bill DeLord. Make Bill DeLord your go-to dealership for luxury vehicles in Cincinnati, and our friendly and qualified staff will ensure you enjoy your next road trip in style.
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