After months of planning, your wedding day is just around the corner. Before the big day arrives, celebrate with the guys one last time as a bachelor. From major cities to beaches on the lake, Ohio boasts a variety of attractions and activities perfect for a group of good friends. After settling into your Ohio vacation rental, venture out for a night on the town and head to the heart of all the action. Hit the big city such as Cleveland or Toledo for nonstop fun, or relax somewhere a little more low-key along Lake Erie. Take a look at the seven best bachelor party vacation destinations in Ohio.
Get acquainted with the city the right way with a tour of the best breweries and 24 samples from the Cleveland Brew Bus. In addition to sampling the best suds, you can enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of a couple of the brewery floors. BOSS Pro-Karting is an indoor track where you and the guys can tear around the track going as fast as you dare to crown a winner. For dinner, spice things up at Momocho that offers Mexican fare or eat heartily at Urban Farmer Cleveland’s Steakhouse that provides locally-sourced beef, craft beers, and an extensive wine list. Indulge in a little drinking on the rooftop at The Greenhouse Tavern.
Hit the beach and soak up the sun when you book a vacation rental in Oregon along the shores of Lake Erie. This small coastal community provides easy access to Maumee Bay State Park, where you can lay on the beach or stretch your legs on one of the short walking paths. Hit the links at the Maumee Bay Golf Course that features Scottish Links for a unique golfing experience. Lake Erie Sailing Charters takes small groups out onto the lake for a day of sailing. Dinner at Cousino’s Steakhouse provides your group steaks and burgers along with a full bar if you want something more than a beer.
Feel like a teenager again when you hit the amusement park in Sandusky. Considered the ‘ The Roller Coaster Capital of the World,’ Cedar Point Amusement Park has 18 roller coasters of varying thrill levels, such as the Blue Streak and Steel Vengeance, to test your courage and see who can ride the most coasters. After riding the coasters, try out the midway rides and some games of chance. Get all wet at Castaway Bay, an indoor/outdoor waterpark with relaxing and thrilling rides. Brick Oven Bistro is the best place in town for gourmet pizza and craft beers from around the state.
Hurdle to the ground when you try skydiving as part of your bachelor party in Toledo. Skydive Toledo offers several packages for the bravest in your group to jump alone or go tandem with an instructor. Try your luck with the slots or gaming tables at the Hollywood Casino Toledo. This resort offers dining and shows along with your favorite casino games. For a fun night out with drinking and all the best video games, Dave and Busters in nearby Livonia is a sure winner. Chasers and Club Soda are the two hot spots in town for a night of dancing and live DJs. If you just want to drink quietly, then The Distillery is your speed.
Along the banks of the Scioto River, Columbus is the capital city of Ohio and a great vacation destination for your group. Check the schedule to see what pub crawls are happening during your time in town. Various groups offer themed crawls, such as the Ugly Christmas Sweater Pub Crawl or the Potter Pub Crawl, that include the best drinking pubs in town. Split up into teams and shoot at each other when you play laser tag at Coliseum X. Eat, drink, and be merry at The Pearl. This local tavern offers great food and a dream list of beers you’ve never heard of before.
Located on the banks on the Ohio River and the border with Kentucky, Cincinnati is a bustling city with lots to offer a bachelor party. See some of the best pubs in town and get a little exercise with Pedal Wagon Cincinnati. It’s like riding a very large and ungainly bike with eight of your closest friends helping you pedal and then stopping at the best pubs in town between rides. Hit the greens on a historic course at Avon Fields Golf Course for an afternoon. Step back in time with an evening of drinks and bar bites at the Sundry and Vice, a local bar designed to resemble a speakeasy from the 20s.
Learn more about military life and history when you book a vacation rental in Dayton and tour the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This tour includes interactive exhibits on flight and the aircraft used by the military. From planes, move on to cars and motorcycles at America’s Packard Museum in a former dealership. Play hard at Scene 75 Amusement Center that includes go-karts, a 4D theater, bumper cars, arcade, laser maze, and so much more. Find trendy eats at Corner Kitchen or Coco’s Bistro that serve new twists on American classics.
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