Summer Activities guide

This area of the state offers a buffet of regional foods, festivals, music, art and outdoor thrills — something for every taste and pocketbook.

Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area to offer "Finely Crafted" tour Sept. 21-22
Breakdown of Ohio county fairs by region

2014 Summer Activities Guide

Southeast Ohio

163rd Athens County Fair runs Aug. 1 through Aug. 9
Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area to offer "Finely Crafted" tour Sept. 21-22
Hocking Hills outdoor enthusiasts enjoying high-tech transportation

Southwest Ohio

Outdoor drama's 42nd season, running through Aug. 30 at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater
Highlights include Kings Island, Cincinnati Zoo

Central Ohio

161st annual Ohio State Fair scheduled for July 23-Aug. 3 at Ohio Expo Center
Scores of free events during 11-day salute to the arts
Fountains, farms among the free activities in Central Ohio

Northeast Ohio

Attractions include Rock Hall of Fame, Amish country

Northwest Ohio

Attractions include Cedar Point, Lake Erie Islands