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17 Experiences to Have in Ohio Before You Die

by Matt Hershberger Oct 1, 2015

1. Nearly die of an internal trauma on the Beast at King’s Island.

Happy #NationalRollerCoasterDay!

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2. At least try it.

3. Do something weird with science at COSI.


Let’s #GoBucks! #scriptohio

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5. Nerd out over Rock ‘n’ Roll kitsch at the Hall of Fame.

6. Visit Shawshank.

7. Do some urban exploration in Cincinnati’s abandoned subway.

8. Go really overboard during Halloween in Athens.

Overwaves (@kyledrutherford) #HallOUween #athenshalloween #halloween14 #halloweenweekend #athens40thanniversary #lokoween #ou #dj

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9. Go bouldering in Hocking Hills.

10. Burn out your adrenal gland at Cedar Point.


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11. Pick a side.

Sunday funday 😛🍨💜 Liam’s favorite treat! #graeters #yum #happysunday

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Would you rather give up your car or your phone? #convocookie 🚗📱(via alexgarey)

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12. Nerd out at the Wright-Patt Dayton Air Show.

13. Party with the Poles at Dyngus Day in Cleveland.

14. Party with the Germans at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.

15. Embrace your inner hippie at Comfest.

Comfest still alive #igerscolumbus #aseenincolumbus #socolumbus #comfest2015 #comfest

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16. Drink ALL THE BEERS.

A #daywithGLBC rolls on rain or shine at Lakewood Wine and Craft Beer Festival!

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17. Eat too much at Tony Packo’s in Toledo.

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