Ohio Road Trips 2nd Edition by Neil Zurcher

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Ohio Road Trips 2nd Edition by Neil Zurcher
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Ohio Road Trips 2nd Edition

52 Trips—Hundreds of Fun & Unusual Getaway Ideas

by Neil Zurcher

  • Softcover, 272 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-59851-057-7

Discover the best and most unusual places to visit in all of Ohio. Longtime TV travel reporter Neil Zurcher has made a career of showing fellow Ohioans how to take delightful mini-vacations close to home. This book collects Neil's all-time favorite Ohio getaway ideas, including: A museum dedicated entirely to popcorn; A historic village where you can ride an authentic replica canal boat; Factory tours, antique malls, flea markets, and other lively shopping destinations. Includes hundreds of other great places!

Illustrations: 114 black-and-white photographs

If you've have a day, longtime television travel reporter Neil Zurcher has a destination . . . Whether you are new to the state or you've lived here all of your life, it's a pretty safe bet that Zurcher, who shares more than 500 of his stops and what made them worth it, will show you something in Ohio you've never seen or heard of. — West Life
Neil Zurcher mixes trivia and insight in yet another Ohio travel book, finding the tasty and strange in-out-of-the-way towns throughout the state. Ohio Road Trips divvies the state into five sections, and then catalogs the weirdness and intrigue that just might be worth a visit. In fact, a college kid with a road-trip jones could do worse than randomly picking destinations from this guide. — Free Times
Zurcher certainly has the knowledge and experience to attest to the regional excursions that can provide new, fascinating and at times, conscientious experiences without breaking the bank. — Balanced Living Magazine
Whether you fancy watching workers at the Coblentz Chocolate Co. hand dip chocolates in Walnut Creek or finding solitude in Ohio's least-known state park (Beaver Creek State Park, north of East Liverpool), Zurcher's book will satisfy the pickiest wanderlust. — Morning Journal
Ohio Road Trips 2nd Edition: 52 Trips—Hundreds of Fun & Unusual Getaway Ideas, by Neil Zurcher
About Neil Zurcher
Neil Zurcher

Neil Zurcher logged more than a million miles on Ohio's roads over 25 years as a TV travel reporter. He was the original host of the One Tank Trips travel report, which aired on Fox8 Television in Cleveland and has since been imitated in other television markets throughout the United States. He has also written about travel for AAA Ohio Motorist Magazine and The Plain Dealer. Zurcher received the Distinguished Service award from the Society of Professional Journalism and the Silver Circle award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He also received an Emmy, the Award for Excellence in Broadcasting from the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters, and has been inducted into the Cleveland Press Club Hall of Fame. He was also inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame and received their Living Legacy Award in 2007. He has written five books about Ohio, including Ohio Oddities and Strange Tales from Ohio. He blogs at www.onetanktrips.com. More About Neil Zurcher

Contains References to:

Amish Country, Blossom Music Center, Bob Evans Farm, Cedar Point, Clark Gable, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, COSI, Erie Canal, Goodyear, Hamburger museum, I-X Indoor Amusement Park, Jungle Jim's Grocery, Kelleys Island, Kings Island Amusement Park, Longaberger Basket Company, Lunchbox museum, Mansfield Reformatory, Memphis Kiddie Park, NASA Glenn Research Center, National First Ladies Library, Put-In Bay, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Roy Rogers, Sauder Village, Smuckers, Swensons Drive-In Restaurant, Swine Creek Reservation, The Shawshank Redemption, Thomas Edison Birthplace, Vacuum cleaner museum, William McKinley Library, Woollybear Festival, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base


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