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Have a rockin' time in Ohio

Published On: Aug 03 2011 12:35:30 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 08 2011 03:27:30 AM CDT
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ohio offers many attractions for families that both parents and kids should enjoy. From the Pro Football Hall of Fame to an African safari, take a look at some of Ohio's family destinations.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Music fans can look back at rock and roll's history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The museum offers the largest collection of music memorabilia, including collections featuring Chuck Berry, The Who and Janis Joplin. Admission is $22 for adults and $13 for children ages 9-12. Kids 8 and under are free.

Pro Football Hall of Fame
The museum, located in Canton, allows visitors to relive the history of professional football through interactive exhibits, memorabilia, video and audio clips. Admission ranges from $15 to $21 for adults and children, with children 5 and under getting in free.

African Safari Wildlife Park
This drive-through safari in Port Clinton allows visitors to see animals such as giraffes, zebras and camels from the comfort of their car. Admission is $14.95 to $17.95 for adults and kids ages 7 and up, $8.95 to $11.95 for kids 4 to 6 years old, and free for kids age 3 and under.

Akron Zoo
The Akron Zoo, one of 218 accredited world conservation zoos by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), allows visitors the opportunity to see more than 700 animals. Some of the species include penguins, snow leopards, tigers, jaguars, komodo dragons and a saltwater exhibit that allows visitors to touch sea urchins and crabs. Summer admission is $10 for adults and kids age 15 years and older, $6 for kids 2 to 14, $7.50 for senior citizens, and free for kids under 2.

Harry London Chocolate Factory
The Harry London Chocolate Factory offers 45-minute tours through the company's 22,000 square foot factory. Visitors are given chocolate samples before and after their tour. Admission is $3 for adults and seniors and $2 for children.