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Field Trip Ideas

McFarland Llama Farm

Marmon Valley Farm

OSU Farms (on Sawmill and Lane Ave)

Stratford Ecological Society

Columbus Zoo (as for special class prices for groups)

OSU Entomology Department

OSU Planetarium

Airport Tower

Radio Stations

AMF Sawmill Lanes

Big Walnut Skating

Local Recreation Centers

Ohio Statehouse

Ohio Theater


Grocery Stores

Lynd's Fruit Farm

Roscoe Village

Velvet Ice Cream Factory

Whistle Factory


Topiary Gardens

Anthony Thomas Candy Factory

Ohio Historical Society

Mad River Mountain

Santa Maria

Slate Run or other Metro Parks

Mohican Pow-Wow

Popcorn Factory

Pizza or bread shops

King's Island

Otterbein College

Theaters - Otterbein, High Schools, Columbus Children's Theater, CAPA, Phoenix Theater

Kelton House and Thurber House

Fire stations

Police stations


Military Museum

Art Museum

Train Museum in Worthington

Water treatment plant

Ohio Caverns

Olentangy Indian Caverns

National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton

Dawes Arboretum

Inniswoods Park

Central Ohio Field Trips for The Arts

Central Ohio Field Trips for Theater/Ballet

Central Ohio Field Trips for Business & Industry

Central Ohio Field Trips for History

Central Ohio Field Trips for Science 

Central Ohio Field Trips for Arboretums, Parks & Nature Preserves

Central Ohio Field Trips for Sports/Sporting Events

Central Ohio Field Trips for  Zoo’s/Animal Preserves

Central Ohio Other Fun Field Trips for Kids

If you live in or are visiting with us in the state of Ohio, I do hope you will check out some of these great locations. Who knows perhaps you will find your family’s next great vacations spot or learn something that you didn’t previously know. 

What are your favorite locations to visit in Central Ohio? Where do you take your kids for homeschool field trips? I’d love to know. Share your Central Ohio field trip experiences with me in the comments below.
Renée at Great Peace Academy

This post is part of iHomeschool Network’s Best Homeschool Field Trips link up.