It’s the Most Traveled Time of the Year

It’s no secret that we’re all in need of some much-deserved time off and eager to hit the road. Come along for a ride to some of our favorite and safest destinations and attractions this holiday season.


Bask in the glow of holiday cheer with the Ohio Holiday Lights Trail! Seek dazzling displays, including 4 million lights on an old-fashioned mill, and even whole zoos lit up for the season. The trail takes you around the state to some of the best light shows, such as coordinated displays, musically decorated gardens, estates and more. Download the trail map and go on a road trip with family and friends and give them the gift of an unforgettable holiday experience!

Hocking Hills

Explore the softer side of the Hocking Hills as the seasons change. Late fall ushers out the spectacular autumn colors and ushers in a winter wonderland. Cozy cabins and luxury lodges provide the ideal vantage point for taking in all the surrounding beauty. Revive, relax and refresh in Hocking Hills.

South Dakota

If road trips are high on your holiday wish list, look no further than the great places of South Dakota. Discover an epic mix of national parks, monumental stops and small-town surprises.

Saint Charles

Discover a feast for all of your senses: Taste chestnuts fresh from an open fire, see the pageantry of a delegation of international Santas, hear classic holiday melodies sung by Victorian carolers, and smell the crisp pine decorations trimming the Historic District as you feel the 19th-century bricks under your feet. Saint Charles Christmas Traditions® is an experience you’ll never forget.

Black Hills & Badlands, South Dakota

Experience monumental and feel right at home this winter in the Black Hills & Badlands of South Dakota. Breathtaking national parks and monuments, roaming herds of bison, more than 300 miles of snowmobile trails and more are waiting for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

Traverse City

Winter in Traverse City (aka TC) offers the one place to Truly Connect with friends or your special someone. Around a bonfire. Over dinner. Or anywhere your heart leads. TC in winter—it’s a pretty great place.