The 10 Best Guided Tours in Ohio!

If your idea of a fun day out involves something informative and fresh, discovering something you never knew, then you're in luck. Guided walking tours can be a great way to spend an afternoon with the family or friends, and it'll give you something to talk about for days after. Here are the 10 best guided tours in Ohio!

1. Graeter's Ice Cream Factory Tour, Columbus, OH

Graeter's Ice Cream uses a small batch, artisanal, French Pot process to make all their ice cream, which dates back over a century. Now you can take a guided tour through the factory and learn all about how the most delicious ice cream in the world is made, using the same process they've used for over 145 years! Tours should be scheduled in advance and last about 20 minutes.

2. Harry London Chocolate Tour, North Canton, OH

If the sights, smells, and taste of freshly-made chocolates intrigue you, the Harry London Chocolate Tour gives you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to their step-by-step process of crafting their gourmet chocolates. Tours last about 45 minutes, are completely free, and even include some samples of their signature sweets fresh off the line!

3. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Museum of Art has several options for how you want to enjoy your tour. You can take an adult group tour without the worry of interruption by kids or a stroller tour where you can expose your babies to fine art early or just enjoy the museum without looking for a sitter. There's even an “Art in the Afternoon” tour specifically designed for those with memory loss and Alzheimer's designed to lift spirits and engage the mind.

4. Ohio Statehouse Tour, Columbus, OH

The Ohio Statehouse is not only a working government office, but also a historic monument to the people and period during which Ohio's democracy was founded. Tours last between 45 minutes and an hour, and take you through the stunning architecture of the Statehouse alongside a history lesson on the formation of our state government.

5. Airstream Tour, Jackson Center, OH

Airstream is one of the most successful travel trailer companies in the United States and their name is synonymous with quality. Now you can see how every one of their rivets is put in by hand to ensure the quality of every trailer they put out to the market. Tours require eye and ear protection, closed-toed shoes, and include a three-quarter-mile walk starting in the service lobby.

6. Bunker Hill Cheese Company, Millersburg, OH

The Bunker Hill Cheese Company began with Hans Dauwalder who was trained as a master cheese-maker in Switzerland. He brought his artisan talents to the United States in the 1920's and before long, had started their own factory showcasing his cheese-making skills. Learn how the cheese is made, and taste it for yourself when you're done!

7. Cooper’s Mill & Market, Bucyrus, OH

Cooper's Mill isn't just a place for freshly made ciders. You can take an entertaining and educational tour of the factory and learn about the history of Cooper's Mill, and watch as fresh apples are made into delicious jams, jellies, apple butter, and of course, hot, delicious cider. Free samples are provided, but be sure to grab some in the shop on your way out!

8. Anthony-Thomas Candy Company, Columbus, OH

The chocolates of the Anthony-Thomas Candy Company are well-known and loved all across the country, and you can take a tour through the state-of-the-art plant and learn all about how it's made. At the end, you can pick up some of their chocolates and make the experience interactive. Tours last about an hour and are conducted every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment.

9. Cleveland History Center, Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland History Center is the only place to learn all about Cleveland's history through a guided tour. Check out everything from the Crawford Aviation Museum to learn about Cleveland's contributions to transportation to the “Wow Factor” exhibit, exploring 150 years of bold clothes and changing styles in the hub of society in Cleveland.

10. Nati in a Nutshell Tour, Cincinnati, OH

“Nati in a Nutshell” crams all of Cincinnati into one big adventure. Sample some of Cincinnati's most famous foods, stroll through their most beautiful parks, take a ride on the streetcar to learn about the city architecture, and take the superfast elevator to the top of the Carew Tower for fantastic views of three states!

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