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Cullen Fischel, The Ohio Traveler

About Cullen

Meet Cullen Fischel

Hi! I'm Cullen Fischel, your go-to guide for everything exciting in the Buckeye State. My lifelong love for Ohio, and especially my home city, Cleveland, has fueled my passion for exploring the state's best-kept secrets.

From picturesque landscapes to culinary delights and tranquil retreats, my journey has been nothing short of remarkable. I invite you to join me as I uncover more of Ohio's hidden gems.

Exploring Ohio with Cullen Fischel


My blog brings you the best of Ohio, divided into three main categories to cater to every kind of adventurer:

  • Travel: Join me as we journey across Ohio, visiting everything from bustling cities to quaint small towns, each with its unique charm.

  • Eat: As a self-professed foodie, I'll introduce you to the state's most delicious eats. We'll explore everything from street food in Cleveland to fine dining experiences and local hidden gems across Ohio.

  • Relax: All about balance, this section features my top picks for relaxation in Ohio. From tranquil spas and cozy B&Bs to quiet beaches and peaceful parks, discover where to unwind in the Buckeye State.

Stay tuned to my blog, and together, let's continue discovering and celebrating the best that Ohio has to offer!

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Cullen Fischel's Favorite Hidden Gems in Ohio:

  1. Kelleys Island: This Lake Erie island is a haven for nature lovers, boasting beautiful hiking trails and stunning views.

  2. The Buckeye Chocolate Cafe, Cleveland: This locally-owned chocolate shop serves up divine sweet treats that are as delicious as they are unique.

  3. The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls: Tucked away in the Hocking Hills region, this serene retreat offers a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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