Backroads & Byways of Ohio: Drives, Daytrips & Weekend Excursions

Backroads & Byways of Ohio: Drives, Daytrips & Weekend Excursions

by Matt Forster

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ISBN-13: 9781581572032
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Series: Backroads & Byways Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Matt Forster is a writer and editor whose first introduction to Colorado was through his wife Kim, a native of the state. Over the years, they have traveled Colorado end to end, and continue to visit frequently. Forster and his family live in Michigan.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

1 A Great Lake, an Impressive River, and a Long-Gone Swamp 13

Toledo, Maumee, Perrysburg, Bowling Green, Grand Rapids, Defiance, Bryan, Archbold

2 The Jewel of Ohio: The Erie Isles and the Marblehead Peninsula 31

Genoa, Elmore, Port Clinton, Lakeside, Marblehead, Kelleys Island, Put-in-Bay, Oak Harbor

3 From the Sandusky River into the Firelands 49

Bucyrus, Upper Sandusky, Carey, Tiffin, Fremont, Bellevue, Norwalk, Milan, Vermilion, Huron, Sandusky

4 Cleveland to Akron: The Shores of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River Valley 67

Bay Village, Rocky River, Cleveland, Euclid, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Akron

5 A Land of Covered Bridges, a Valley of Vineyards 87

Ashtabula County, Conneaut, Ashtabula, Geneva-on-the-Lake, Geneva, Mentor- on - the - Lake, Willoughby, Chagrin Falls

6 Amish Country 103

Mansfield, Loudonville, Millersburg, Berlin, Charm, Sugarcreek, Coshocton, Uhrichsville, New Philadelphia, Dover, Zoar, Canton, Kidron

7 A National Road, a State Capital 123

Zanesville, Newark, Gahaima, Granville, Columbus, Delaware, Mount Vernon, Gambier

8 The WIDE Ohio River 141

Portsmouth, Ironton, Gallipolis, Point Pleasant (W. Va.), Belpre, Parkersburg (W. Va.), Marietta, Woodsfield

9 Ancient Mounds and the Etch Older Hocking Hills 157

Bain bridge, Chillicothe, Hocking Hills, Logan, Nelsonville, Athens

10 The Queen City: Cincinnati and Its Neighbors 175

Point Pleasant, Newport, Cincinnati, Fairfield, Hamilton, Oxford

11 Around the Great and Little Miami Rivers 137

Dayton, Miamisburg, Lebanon, Oregonia, Waynesville, Yellow Creek, Urbana, West Liberty

12 The Wide Western Plains 217

Van Wert, Delphos, Lima, Wapakoneta, Grand Lake St. Mary's, New Bremen, Versailles, Piqua, Troy, Greenville

Index 231

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