glassy blog post

Scenic Destinations Near Cleveland, Ohio

Kent Lansing
May 8, 2020

Cleveland is surrounded by plenty of drivable destinations. With low gas prices and plenty of other reasons to maintain a little distance from others, take this opportunity to explore your surroundings and appreciate the beauty Ohio has to offer.

If you’re looking to take a scenic drive around Cleveland, here are some great places to visit!

  • Home of Cuyahoga County’s tallest waterfall, Mill Creek Falls is a hidden gem in the Cleveland area. If you are feeling adventurous, park the car during your drive to experience their hiking trails and the small overlook at The Yard to get an amazing view of the falls.

  • Marblehead is home to the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation on the United States side of the Great Lakes. Surrounded by picnic areas and a great view of Lake Erie, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park is a perfect place to get some fresh air, enjoy the scenery, and spend time with the family.

  • Holden Arboretum is home to over 3,500 acres of trees, wildlife, and scenic views. Experience the beauty of nature in the comfort of your car or hit the trails on foot for a closer view!

  • If you’re looking for a great way to spend a Saturday, there are few better options than Hocking Hills. Roughly three hours away from the Cleveland Area, Hocking Hills offers a rolling landscape, hiking trails, canoeing, fishing, and a beautiful drive through southern Ohio.