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Ohio 2018

Ashland/Mansfield area, Cedar Point

Friday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Stu flew to Ohio a few days earlier, and I flew separately to join him for a few days. My flights started at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the late morning of Friday, June 22. I had a layover at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, which was extended a couple of hours because of adverse weather, and I arrived at the Columbus, Ohio airport about two hours late, then drove to Ashland, where Stu was staying. Over the next several days, we biked, canoed, hiked, and went to Cedar Point, near Sandusky, Ohio. I returned to Columbus early Tuesday morning, June 26. My flight to Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport was delayed about four hours by adverse weather (thunderstorms) in the Chicago area, causing me to miss my scheduled connection. I ended up taking an evening flight, which was also delayed four hours, resulting in my arrival home around 2 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, instead of about 12:45 pm CDT on Tuesday.

I tracked the trip with a Bad Elf GPS Pro+ GPSr (GPS receiver), using my iPhone 8 (Gaia app) as a backup (along with the FlightAware and FlightRadar24 websites). The Bad Elf Pro+ worked fine everywhere except on the return trip on the airplanes, so FlightRadar24 data is presented for that, and the backup files are not included.

NOTE: the downloadable GPX tracks are the full GPX files, while those shown on the provided "view map" links are simplified (with minimal effect on geographic accuracy) for much faster viewing.

Topographic maps are denoted by a "(Topo)" link. Bright pink/magenta lines represent manually-powered transportation (e.g., biking, hiking).

Businesses are named below for reference only. No endorsement should be inferred. If you wish to see my opinion of the places mentioned, see TripAdvisor (for those that I have actually rated).


Friday, June 22

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Sunday, June 24

Monday, June 25

Tuesday, June 26

Wednesday, June 27

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