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Christmas in OhioFollowing decades of marathon airings on cable, the holiday movie classic, "A Christmas Story" will forever be associated with Cleveland, Ohio.

Only recently has the house, used in the filming, opened to tourists. Yet it has already rapidly risen to the top of must-see Cleveland attractions.

However. a visit to Ralphie's ancestral home is only half the story.

Check out other attractions guaranteed to leave more warm memories for years to come, featuring spectacular seasonal events located around Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Springfield, and elsewhere throughout the Buckeye State at Christmastime ...

Christmas Story house in Cleveland
Cleveland movie magic: A Christmas Story house.

DID YOU KNOW? Ohio Christmas fun facts

• Visit the "A Christmas Story" house at 3159 W. 11th St. in Cleveland where the classic movie was filmed. The tour comes complete with the iconic leg lamp in the window, and other props from the movie, plus maps & directions to the famous "fa ra ra ra ra" Chinese restaurant.

• Discover the world's largest indoor train display at EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, Ohio featuring 90 trains, two miles of track, an interactive play area, the American Railroading Museum, and seasonal walk-throughs decorated for the holidays.

The Kirtland nativity exhibit in Kirtland, Ohio features more than 600 crèches from 30 countries depicting how the nativity scene is depicted in cultures around the world. The unique collection ranges from handmade pottery, wood and metal to recycled newspapers and even crafted Coca-Cola cans.

More information about Christmas in Ohio around the Web:

Cincinnati Zoo Festival of Lights - A winter fantasyland with millions of lights, Christmas carolers, children’s activities, reindeer, train rides and seasonal entertainment with the complete schedule and ticket information.

Dayton Holiday Festival - View the Grande Illumination and the Dayton Children's Parade along with animated shop windows, holiday music and entertainment.

Dickens Victorian Village - A step back in time in Cambridge, with a full schedule of holiday events including a tree lighting, singing, dancing, street vendors, the Spirit of Christmas train ride, performances of "A Christmas Carol" and lots more ...


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