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6 Holiday Attractions for the Whole Family in Ohio

‘Tis the season for family and fun!

December is filled with twinkling lights, snowy weather and delicious treats. Take your family to experience the magic of the season at one of these six holiday attractions throughout Ohio:

1. A Christmas Story House
3159 W. 11th St., Cleveland, OH 44109

Tour the home of the holiday movie classic, A Christmas Story. Complete with the iconic leg lamp and pink bunny suit, the museum features props from the movie, memorabilia and behind-the-scenes photos. This is a must-see attraction for the whole family. (We triple dog dare you to go!)

2. Wild Lights at the Akron Zoo
505 Euclid Ave., Akron, OH 44307

Take a walk on the wild side this month at the Akron Zoo. Decorated with a mix of holiday and wildlife light displays, the zoo will have a variety of fun activities including a S’mores station and Santa Land.

3. The Dickens Victorian Village
745 Steubenville Avenue, Cambridge, OH 43725

Travel back in time this holiday season to Victorian-Era England. More than 180 life-sized mannequins are placed throughout Cambridge, depicting scenes from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The mannequins are handmade by local artists. Stick around after dark! The Cambridge Courthouse displays a beautiful light show synchronized to your favorite Christmas carols.

4. Woodland Lights
895 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459

Stroll through a winter wonderland! Located in Dayton, Ohio, this half-mile wooded path is filled with Christmas lights and laser shows. The magic continues with a visit from Santa and a variety of family activities, including carriage rides, movies and theme nights.

5. Legendary Lights at Clifton Mill
75 Water St., Clifton, OH 45316

With more than 3.5 million lights on display, Clifton Mill is a must-see holiday spectacular! After walking through the old, covered bridge, stop in to see the miniature village on display and the Santa museum.

6. Castle Noel
260 S. Court Street, Medina, OH 44256

Castle Noel is America’s largest year-round, indoor Christmas entertainment attraction. Explore the enormous collection of props and costumes from your favorite holiday movies. Kids can experience the magic of Christmas in the Elf Labs, where they’ll bake delicious treats in Santa’s kitchen and create a beautiful keepsake ornament.

What’s your favorite holiday attraction? Share with us in the comments!