With the holiday season behind us and schedules returning to normal, this is the time to plan the next Ohio getaway with family and friends. To inspire these travel plans, TourismOhio has launched the 2018 Ohio Travel Guide and the Official Ohio Travel Guide app.

"The 2018 Travel Guide and app, bring to life the ‘Ohio. Find It Here’ brand by featuring thousands of distinctive travel ideas for visitors to experience while connecting with the people who mean the most to them," said Matt MacLaren, director of TourismOhio. "This content is one more way we invite potential visitors to come to Ohio and find the 'it' they are seeking."

Official Ohio Travel Guide by TourismOhio App

The Official Ohio Travel Guide by TourismOhio app is free to download and combines content from the Travel Guide and Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events including stories about surprising experiences across the state and expert information from Ohioans on where to play, dine, shop and stay. Users can search or browse by region for things to do or events and festivals to build the perfect itinerary for an Ohio getaway.

2018 Ohio Travel Guide

The 2018 Ohio Travel Guide includes feature-length stories, vibrant images and interviews with Ohioans who are creating some of the best experiences in culinary, retail, arts and more. The guide also features in-depth sections for each of Ohio's five regions.

Ohio Calendar of Events

The 2018 Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events includes more than 840 festival and events occurring between March 1 and August 31, 2018. An index of events by category (Food, Fairs and Festivals, Arts and Cultural, etc.) is included for easy navigation and trip inspiration. Calendars will be available Jan. 26, 2018.

How to Order/Download

To download the free Official Ohio Travel Guide by TourismOhio app, visit the App Store (Apple) or Google Play Store (Android). Digital versions of both publications also can be found at Ohio.org. Print editions of the 2018 Ohio Travel Guide and Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events can be requested free of charge by visiting Ohio.org or calling 1-800-BUCKEYE.

About TourismOhio

TourismOhio, operating within the state of Ohio's Development Services Agency, works to position Ohio as a destination of choice to enrich lives through authentic travel experiences. The branding Ohio. Find It Here. supports Ohio's $43 billion tourism industry. For more, visit Ohio.org.