20 Day Trips That Are Less Than 2 Hours From Akron, Ohio

We are cautious but we are not giving up on having a great summer of 2020!

These locations on my list are within 1-2 hours drive from Akron, OH. They are public places that you can still practice social distancing and enjoy time with your family.

Below is the list (in no orders whatsoever). Please feel free to DM me for input. I hope you find something you like and have a great summer of 2020 with your loved ones!

Note: 4 of the locations below are over 2 hours: Historic Clifton Hill (2h 35m), Ohio Caverns (2h 27m), Chilicothe (2h 45m) and Serpent Mound in Peebles (3h 27m).


Photo Credit: @lakesideohio

Lakeside Chautauqua | Lakeside, OH 43440

Observatory Park | Montville, OH 44064

Ashtabula Covered Bridge Driving Tour | Jefferson, OH 44047

Photo Credit: @ageofsteam

“The Little Switzerland of Ohio.”| Sugarcreek, OH 44681

Photo Credit: @amandamhamman

Historic Downtown Chillicothe | Chillicothe, OH 45601

Serpent Mound Historic Site | Peebles, OH 45660

Ohio Caverns “America’s most colorful caverns” | West Liberty, OH 43357

Photo Credit: @ohiocaverns

Kingwood Center Gardens | Mansfield, OH 44906

The Wilds | Cumberland, OH 43732

Columbus Zoo | Powell, OH 43065

Scioto Audubon Metro Park (The largest outdoor climbing wall in Ohio)| Columbus, OH 43215

Photo Credit: @cbusmetroparks

Historic Downtown Cambridge | Cambridge, OH 43725

Historic Zoar Village | Zoar, OH 44697

Historic Clifton Mill | Clifton, OH 45316

Photo Credit: @thatsbenwright

The Holden Aboretum | Kirtland, OH 44094

Mohican Adventures | Loudonville, OH 44842

Kelleys Island

  • Kelleys Island Ferry | Lakeside Marblehead, 43440
  • Kelleys Island State Park
  • Glacial Grooves
  • Inscription Rock
  • North Pond State Nature Preserve
  • Scheele Preserve
  • North Swimming Beach
  • North Shore Alvar
Photo Credit: @mohicanadventures

Remember we are still in a pandemics and everyone has their own comfort level. Wherever you decided on, please be safe and never let your guard down.

I also recommend checking the link provided and also calling ahead to make sure that your destination isn’t affected by COVID-19.

Safe travels and dont’t forget to share your adventure with me @AkronMomandKids!

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