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A Christmas Story House Find on Map Details
A Christmas Story House

A visit to Cleveland isn’t complete without visiting “A Christmas Story House,” little Ralphie’s childhood home in the 1983 holiday classic movie "A Christmas Story." ...

Agora Theater Find on Map Details
Agora Theater

While showcasing Cleveland sites like Agora Theater, “The Rocker” tells the story of a washed-up musician who is given a second chance at stardom. Rainn Wilson of “The Offi...

Arnold’s Bar and Grill Find on Map Details
Arnold’s Bar and Grill

Catch a glimpse of Cincinnati’s oldest tavern on the NBC television show “Harry’s Law,” which follows attorney Harriet “Harry” Korn (Kathy Bates) as she starts ane...

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Belmont Street

Featuring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson, 2010’s “Unstoppable” thrilled audiences with the tale of a runaway train carrying a load of toxic chemicals. The locomoti...

Blue Ash Chili Find on Map Details
Blue Ash Chili

After a visit from Guy Fieri of the Food Network’s “Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives,” diners at Blue Ash Chili can even order their chili “Guy’s Way” – a ...

Brownie Points Find on Map Details
Brownie Points

With features on Food Network’s “Best of Ohio” and “The Life of the Brownie,” as well as “Rachael Ray” and “the Today Show,” this Columbus-based ...

Cake in a Cup Find on Map Details
Cake in a Cup

Toledo’s Cake in a Cup put itself on the map after taking home top honors on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Although it was the shop’s Lemon-Blueberry creation that ...

Camp Washington Chili Parlor Find on Map Details
Camp Washington Chili Parlor

Featured on The Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food,” Cincinnati’s Camp Washington Chili Parlor has spent more than seven decades perfecting a secret recipe that attracts hungry din...

Castle Noel Find on Map Details
Castle Noel

Experience the wonder of Christmas all year long by visiting the largest privately-owned collection of Hollywood Christmas movie props! See the iconic costume worn by Will Ferrell in "Elf," have your...

Center of Science and Industry (COSI) Find on Map Details
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

Since its inception in 1964, nearly 20 million people from across the country and the world have experienced this dynamic hands-on science museum in Columbus. What many people do not realize, however...

Cincinnati Enquirer Building Find on Map Details
Cincinnati Enquirer Building

Fans of the popular TV show “WKRP in Cincinnati” should recognize the Cincinnati Enquirer Building on Vine Street downtown, as it was the home for the wacky radio station featured on the ...

Cleveland Museum of Art Find on Map Details
Cleveland Museum of Art

Visit the headquarters of S.H.I.E.L.D. when you stop by the sweeping 39,000 square foot atrium of the Cleveland Museum of Art, filmed from above and within for Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Se...

Columbia Tusculum Neighborhood Find on Map Details
Columbia Tusculum Neighborhood

As Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhood, the Columbia Tusculum area is known for its well-preserved historic district and unique architecture, including its famed “painted ladies," restored V...

Coney Island Find on Map Details
Coney Island

Nowadays kids love to tune into shows like “Yo Gabba Gabba!,” but in the late 1960s “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour” – a children’s variety show produced by the ...

Derby Downs Find on Map Details
Derby Downs

Inspired by the All-American Soap Box Derby, the 2011 film “25 Hill” was filmed at Akron’s Derby Downs. Starring Trey Caldwell and Ralph Waite, the film chronicles an 11-y...

Dixie Terminal Find on Map Details
Dixie Terminal

With a visit to this iconic downtown Cincinnati building, fans of the 1988 movie “Rain Man” can relive the critical moment when Charlie (Tom Cruise) finds out about his estranged brother ...

Fahrenheit Find on Map Details
Fahrenheit

Featured on Food Network’s “Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels,” Fahrenheit has been praised for its honey crust pizzas topped with items like roasted leeks, sweet corn and pancetta ...

Farmer School of Business Find on Map Details
Farmer School of Business

Redhawk fans and alumni will catch a familiar glimpse of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in “Ides of March,” which hit movie screens in late 2011. The politically-charg...

Findlay Market Find on Map Details
Findlay Market

Findlay Market made its debut on the big screen as the backdrop for many scenes in the 1981 film “The Pride of Jesse Hallam” starring Johnny Cash. The market is beloved by Cincinnatians a...

Fountain Square Find on Map Details
Fountain Square

Cincinnati’s hometown heartthrob Nick Lachey led the city’s “Clash of the Choirs” team to victory in 2007, and the group celebrated their first public performance at Foun...

G&R Tavern Find on Map Details
G&R Tavern

G&R Tavern in tiny Waldo is known for its “world famous” fried bologna sandwich, which has attracted CBS Sunday Morning’s “Roadside” segment. More like a hamburger t...

Geauga County Find on Map Details
Geauga County

Known for housing the fourth largest Amish community in the world, this northeastern Ohio region was featured on a segment of “The Art of Living with Marilu” – hosted by actress Mar...

Geraci's Find on Map Details
Geraci's

Fran and Michael Geraci opened up their Italian eatery and pizza shop in 1956 and have been satisfying hungry diners in Cleveland ever since. Guy Fieri of Food Network’s “Diner’s, D...

Graeter's Ice Cream Find on Map Details
Graeter's Ice Cream

Beating out cross-town ice cream rival Aglamesis Brothers on Food Network’s “Food Feuds,” Graeter’s is known for its colossal multi-shaped chunks of chewy chocolate chips &nda...

Great Wolf Lodge - Cincinnati/Mason, OH Find on Map Details
Great Wolf Lodge - Cincinnati/Mason, OH

This monstrous indoor water park was highlighted in an episode of the CBS’ “Undercover Boss,” during which Great Wolf Resorts CEO Kim Schaefer travels around the country to ...

Hard Rock Café Find on Map Details
Hard Rock Café

Cleveland’s Hard Rock Café is home to some of music’s most notable seen-on-TV artifacts, like a silk two-piece suit worn by Prince at the 1998 Grammy Awards and a suede pullove...

Higbee Building Find on Map Details
Higbee Building

The moment when little Ralphie from the 1983 holiday classic movie “A Christmas Story” first locks eyes with the Red Ryder BB gun was shot at Cleveland’s Higbee Building. The histor...

Historic Roscoe Village Find on Map Details
Historic Roscoe Village

Portions of the NBC mini-series “Centennial” were filmed in Historic Roscoe Village in Coshocton, Ohio in June of 1978. In order to create a more realistic setting for the film, Univ...

Hot Sauce Williams Barbecue Find on Map Details
Hot Sauce Williams Barbecue

You’ll have to go to Cleveland to experience Hot Sauce Williams Barbecue’s Polish Boy, which has drawn both The Travel Channel’s Adam Richman of “Man vs. Food” and A...

Izzy's Find on Map Details
Izzy's

If you’re feeling adventurous like Adam Richman of Travel Channel’s “Man Vs. Food Nation,” stop by Izzy’s for the 110 Reuben Challenge. Created in 2011 to mark the resta...

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Find on Map Details
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Columbus-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, which specializes in frozen treats, was singled out on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” focusing on hot and spicy food...

John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge Find on Map Details
John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge

This historical Ohio River bridge connecting Cincinnati to Covington, Ky., was made famous in the 1988 movie “Rain Man,” as it’s featured in the scene where Charlie (Tom Cruise) and...

Katzinger’s Deli Find on Map Details
Katzinger’s Deli

With more than 70 sandwiches on its menu, it’s no surprise Katzinger’s was included on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” The deli’s #39 – Billy...

Kewpee Hamburgers Find on Map Details
Kewpee Hamburgers

The hit FOX television show “Glee” is set in Lima, Ohio, where Kewpee Hamburgers is a legend. Although the burger joint hasn’t appeared in the show, it’s exactly the k...

Kings Island Find on Map Details
Kings Island

Two 1970s classic TV shows – “The Brady Bunch” and “The Partridge Family” – filmed episodes at Kings Island Theme Park in Mason. While Mike Brady (Robert Reed) and...

Lola Find on Map Details
Lola

Featured on The Travel Channel’s “No Reservations” with Anthony Bourdain, Lola Bistro impressed the notoriously discerning Bourdain with signature dishes including the walleye (sour...

Lolita Find on Map Details
Lolita

Lolita’s Fried Brussels Sprouts – served with capers, anchovies and walnuts – earned foodie fame status when they were included on Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever ...

Lucky’s Café Find on Map Details
Lucky’s Café

On the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” Guy Fieri was pleasantly surprised by Lucky’s Café’s baked goods and sandwiches – especially the Lu...

Malabar Farm State Park Find on Map Details
Malabar Farm State Park

Visitors to picturesque Malabar Farm State Park will get a good view of the infamous oak tree from the 1994 movie “The Shawshank Redemption,” und...

Melt Bar & Grilled Find on Map Details
Melt Bar & Grilled

Melt Bar & Grilled’s Melt Challenge – a grilled cheese sandwich made with 13 different cheeses, three slices of bread and a mound of hand-cut fries and cole slaw – was made famo...

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Find on Map Details
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Learn to drive like Oscar-nominated actor Ethan Hawke did in the movie, Getaway. He took the Acura High Performance Course at The Mid-Ohio School in Lexington, Ohio, to train for his role as a f...

Montgomery Inn Find on Map Details
Montgomery Inn

Although most people know Montgomery Inn as a rib joint, it was the restaurant’s delectable Saratoga Chips that earned the spot foodie fame on The Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise.&r...

Moore Dessert Please! Find on Map Details
Moore Dessert Please!

If you’re in Dayton, OH and looking for a sweet treat, stop by Moore Dessert Please! to indulge in one of owner Brittany Moore’s famous cupcakes. Since making their debut on the Food Netw...

Murphy Theatre Find on Map Details
Murphy Theatre

Visitors to Wilmington will recognize the monstrous, old-fashioned marquee of the Murphy Theatre, where portions of the 1993 movie “Lost in Yonkers” were filmed. The 1940s-era movie, writ...

Nelsonville Public Square Find on Map Details
Nelsonville Public Square

Filmed in Nelsonville, the 1985 movie “Mischief” portrays the classic shy boy trying to win over the girl of his dreams. Starring Doug McKeon, Chris Nash, Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelly...

Nighttown Find on Map Details
Nighttown

Loved by locals and visitors alike for its eclectic ambiance of stained glass and memorabilia, Nighttown is most well-known for its jazz scene. As the only club in Ohio on Down Beat’s list of T...

Ohio Deli Find on Map Details
Ohio Deli

A staple in Columbus for more than a decade, Ohio Deli is known for its enormous portions – especially the Dagwood challenge, which attracted Adam Richman of The Travel Channel’s “M...

Ohio History Center Find on Map Details
Ohio History Center

American Idol season one and Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson made her way to the Ohio History Center on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are to learn about her family. The program focuses on M...

Ohio Judicial Center Find on Map Details
Ohio Judicial Center

In the 2000 movie “Traffic,” Ohio Supreme Court Judge Robert Wakefield (Michael Douglas) spends a lot of time in the Ohio Judicial Center, where many of the court scenes were shot. In the...

Ohio State Reformatory Find on Map Details
Ohio State Reformatory

Put yourself in wrongfully convicted prisoner Andy’s (Tim Robbins) shoes with a visit to the Ohio State Reformatory, the backdrop for the 1994 movie “The Shawshank Redemption.” One ...

Ohio Statehouse Find on Map Details
Ohio Statehouse

Movie buffs might recognize the Ohio Statehouse in the 2000 movie “Traffic,” where scenes from a press conference take place on the historic building’s steps. Starring Michael Dougl...

ParkView NiteClub Find on Map Details
ParkView NiteClub

Billing itself as a “cool place for shady people,” ParkView NiteClub attracted Guy Fieri of the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” The dive bar is known for i...

Paul Brown Stadium Find on Map Details
Paul Brown Stadium

Located along Cincinnati’s waterfront, Paul Brown Stadium is home to the queen city’s professional football team – the Cincinnati Bengals. Aside from the air-time this stadium recei...

Pickwick and Frolic Restaurant and Club Find on Map Details
Pickwick and Frolic Restaurant and Club

Known for its made-from-scratch cuisine and on-site entertainment, Cleveland’s Pickwick and Frolic has been featured on the Food Network’s “Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels.”...

Progressive Field Find on Map Details
Progressive Field

In an episode of the NBC television show “30 Rock,” Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) cheers on the Tribe at Cleveland’s Progressive Field and even considers moving to the city with her boyfrien...

Public Square Find on Map Details
Public Square

With the Marvel comics-inspired movie “The Avengers” starring Chris Evans (Captain America) and Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), fans should watch for some Cleveland icons on the...

Quickens Loan Arena Find on Map Details
Quickens Loan Arena

Remembering Cleveland’s warm welcome of the newbie group in 1974, Canadian rock trio Rush made an easy decision to film their first U.S. performance at the city’s Quickens Loan A...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Find on Map Details
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum honors some of the industry’s most influential musicians and houses some of their most iconic memorabilia. Unique artifacts like&nbs...

Sandusky, Ohio Find on Map Details
Sandusky, Ohio

While Sandusky, Ohio is known for attractions like Cedar Point Amusement Park and the Merry-Go-Round Museum, it also served as Tommy Callahan’s hometown in the 1995 comedy “Tommy Boy&rdqu...

Schmidt Restaurant und Sausage Haus Find on Map Details
Schmidt Restaurant und Sausage Haus

Meat lovers rejoice at Schmidt’s, which has drawn The Travel Channel’s Adam Richman of “Man vs. Food” and been featured on "101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown.” The eatery,...

Severance Hall Find on Map Details
Severance Hall

Clevelanders watching the opening credits of the 1997 movie “Air Force One” starring Harrison Ford will no doubt recognize one of the city’s most beautiful landmarks, Severance ...

Sokolowski's University Inn Find on Map Details
Sokolowski's University Inn

Those with a hankering for pierogies need not look further than Cleveland’s Sokolowski’s University Inn. It’s been a staple for Polish food since 1923, making it one of the city&rsq...

St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral Find on Map Details
St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral

Visitors to Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood can’t miss the eye-catching St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral, whose blue-green Russian pillars dominate the skyline of this up-and-coming par...

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Find on Map Details
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Known for its enormous size and lavish gardens, Akron’s Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens served as Giles Mercier’s (Jean Reno) palatial estate in the 2012 James Patterson thriller, A...

Sterle's Slovenian Country House Find on Map Details
Sterle's Slovenian Country House

Featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” Sterle’s Slovenian Country House has been offering guests an authentic Central European experience made from scratch ...

Sugar Cupcakery Find on Map Details
Sugar Cupcakery

The owners of Cincinnati’s Sugar Cupcakery wowed judges with their baking creativity as contestants on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Taking the honor of the city’s ...

Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties Find on Map Details
Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties

Not only have Columbus-based Sugardaddy’s mouthwatering Blondies stolen the show on the Food Network’s “Throwdown with Bobby Flay,” the bakery’s treats have been feature...

Terry's Turf Club Find on Map Details
Terry's Turf Club

“Legitimately wild” is how Guy Fieri of The Food Network described Terry’s Turf Club on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” – due both to owner Terry Carter’s non-...

The Bissman Building Find on Map Details
The Bissman Building

Built in 1886 by Peter Bissman, The Bissman Building operated as a wholesale grocery warehouse in downtown Mansfield, Ohio. In 1993, The Bissman Building played the role of the Brewer Hotel in the Ho...

The Flip Side Find on Map Details
The Flip Side

The Flip Side is a gourmet burger lover’s dream. Originating in Hudson, Ohio and since migrating to Columbus’ Easton shopping center and Chagrin Falls, the Flip Side offers up burgers mad...

The Greenhouse Tavern Find on Map Details
The Greenhouse Tavern

Chef Michael Symon singled out The Greenhouse Tavern’s Gravy Frites as his favorite fried treat on the Food Network show “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” Symon, who owns a restaurant ju...

The Hunan House Chinese Restaurant Find on Map Details
The Hunan House Chinese Restaurant

Looking for a fine oriental dining experience? The Hunan House Chinese Restaurant was among the five restaurants featured on Food Network’s “The Best Of: Asian Plates”. Located in C...

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The Memphis Plaza Lounge

Known as the Warsaw Tavern on “The Drew Carey Show,” the Memphis Plaza Lounge in Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood was real-life Clevelander Drew Carey’s favorite place to...

The Pizza Place Find on Map Details
The Pizza Place

The Pizza Place, disguised as Pinky’s restaurant, appeared in scenes of the 1980’s drama film “Brubaker” starring Robert Redford. Located in New Lexington, Ohio, this family-o...

The Sausage Shoppe Find on Map Details
The Sausage Shoppe

Founded in 1938 by two German immigrants, The Sausage Shoppe – formerly known as Kirchberger Sausage – has been attracting carnivores for decades. The Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourd...

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The Spot Bar

Hundreds of Dean Martin enthusiasts flock to “The Spot” in Steubenville each year to honor the sweet crooner and famous member of the Rat Pack. Weekend festivities include a film fes...

The Stand Find on Map Details
The Stand

The Stand provides the gorgeous hotel bar seen in George Clooney’s 2011 film, The Ides of March.  The movie’s plot surrounds an Ohio primary election and director, co-...

Thurman Café  Find on Map Details
Thurman Café

When you’re craving a burger, look no further than Thurman Café in Columbus’ German Village, whose Thurmanator (two 12-ounce burgers topped with ham, bacon and all of the fixings) ...

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Find on Map Details
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Cincinnati prides itself on live music and beer in mason jars – and the beloved country singer wouldn’t have it any other way. Inspired by ...

Tony Packo Find on Map Details
Tony Packo

A Hungarian hot dog staple in Toledo since 1932, Tony Packo’s  was made famous by Toledoan Jamie Farr (aka Corporal Max Klinger) who mentioned the eatery on six episodes, in...

Tower City Center Find on Map Details
Tower City Center

Visit the site of the romance and covert affairs shown in Captain America: The Winter Soldier when you take a shopping break at Tower City Center, the premiere place to grab a bite to eat or take in ...

Village Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant Find on Map Details
Village Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant

Grab an old-fashioned soda or an ice cream sundae at Lebanon’s Village Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant, where scenes from the 1994 movie “Milk Money” were shot. Starring&n...

Wendy Kromer Confections and City Bake Shop Find on Map Details
Wendy Kromer Confections and City Bake Shop

It’s tough to open a bridal magazine without coming across one of Wendy Kromer’s elaborate cake designs, which have been featured on TV shows like “The Martha Stewart Show” an...

White Castle Find on Map Details
White Castle

Dave Rife goes incognito in his family-owned White Castle burger chain in an episode of the CBS television show “Undercover Boss.” The episode’s highlights include a stint at one of...

Wyandot County Courthouse Find on Map Details
Wyandot County Courthouse

The Wyandot County Courthouse in Upper Sandusky is the perfect setting for a scandalous 1940s-era trial, as seen in the 1994 movie “The Shawshank Redemption.” The scenes in which Andy (Ti...

Young's Jersey Dairy Find on Map Details
Young's Jersey Dairy

It’s no surprise that Young’s Jersey Dairy was featured on the Food Network’s “The Best of” episode focusing on family adventures. It has delighted guests since ...