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Michigan Lighthouses

Michigan is home to 129 lighthouses — more than any other state — offering visitors a look at Great Lakes history.

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Hometown Getaways

Discover the history, fun and flavors that make our 2015-2016 Best Hometowns great places to visit.

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Festival Fun in Michigan

Summers means gatherings that celebrate the state’s automotive history, music, craft beer and more.

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Best Hometowns 2019: Newark

Licking County’s largest city has reinvented its downtown with upgrades that play on local history while creating a strong sense of community.

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Reinventing the Aurora Inn

This northeast Ohio landmark was shuttered before its new owners teamed with HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder to create a modern hotel that honors its 90-year history.

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Best Hometowns 2019: Fremont

The Sandusky River runs through the center of this northwest Ohio community that has deep ties to American history, a wealth of outdoor recreation and a great downtown.

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Entertrainment Junction, West Chester

Billed as the home of the world’s largest model train display, this Butler County destination immerses visitors in America’s railroading history.

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Ohio Beach Towns

Waterfront eats, history and fun in the sand — these four spots along the Lake Erie shore should be part of your travel plans between now and the end of summer.

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The Trailblazer: Col. Charles Young

Charles Young was the most highly decorated African-American military officer of his time, the first black U.S. National Park superintendent and a professor at Ohio’s Wilberforce University. His life of service inspired generations to follow.

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Michigan Museum Tour

These six destinations are great places to spend time exploring culture, history and art. Here’s what you’ll see at each this fall.

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Toledo: Natural Getaways

From the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium’s new natural history museum to the Maumee River Water Trail, check out these Glass City attractions.

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Growing Inspiration

Landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman was a pioneer in her field. Here's where you can still see her work today.

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American Sign Museum

Visitors can check out signs from the 1890s through the 1960s at Tod Swormstedt’s Cincinnati attraction.

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Leading Lady

Annie Oakley was born in Darke County in 1860. Broadway and television have offered simplified takes on the life of the famous sharpshooter, but the story of the real woman is an inspiring tale of ingenuity and independence.

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Art & Architecture

We look at some of the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens details a casual observer might miss.

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Floating On

How Ohio helped shape the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Kitchen Wizards

The staff at the KitchenAid Experience gives down-to-earth, entertaining cooking advice.

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Motts Military Museum

Warren Motts’ collection of military artifacts in Groveport serves as a tribute to our men and women in uniform.

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The Final Round

In 1963, Springfield resident Davey Moore took part in a boxing match that garnered the attention of California’s governor, Pope John XXIII and a 21-year-old known as Bob Dylan.

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Native Insight

Ross County offers a glimpse into the lives of those who first called Ohio home.

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