10 Best Places to Propose in Ohio (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Ohio is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful mountains, lakes, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Ohio to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Ohio
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Hocking Hills State Park
  • Cincinnati Observatory Center
  • Beautiful Beaches and Lakes
  • Lake Erie Beaches
  • Buckeye Lake
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Ohio
  • Toledo Botanical Garden
  • Amish Country - Holmes County
  • Grand River Valley Wineries
  • Topiary Park
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Best Places to Propose in Ohio


Romantic Locations in Ohio

1. Cuyahoga Valley National Park

This national park in northeastern Ohio boasts stunning waterfalls, lush forests, and picturesque meadows. The Brandywine Falls or the Everett Covered Bridge can provide a beautiful backdrop for a proposal.


2. Hocking Hills State Park

Known for its natural beauty, Hocking Hills features waterfalls, caves, and scenic overlooks. Old Man's Cave or Ash Cave are particularly popular spots for proposals.


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3. Cincinnati Observatory Center

This historic observatory offers a unique setting, with its telescopes and astronomy-themed displays. Consider a proposal under the stars for a celestial touch.


Beautiful Beaches and Lakes

3. Lake Erie Beaches

The shores of Lake Erie offer numerous beaches, some with stunning sunset views. Edgewater Park in Cleveland and Huntington Beach in Bay Village are great options for a beach proposal.



4. Buckeye Lake

Situated in central Ohio, Buckeye Lake offers boating, fishing, and waterfront dining. It's a great spot for a relaxing day on the water. The lake is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, with rolling hills and wooded areas, creating a serene and natural setting. This makes it an ideal spot for relaxation and enjoying the outdoors.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Ohio

Ohio is full of romantic gardens, lakes and wineries. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing lakes or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Toledo Botanical Garden

These gardens feature a variety of themed gardens, sculptures, and beautiful landscapes, making it a serene location for a proposal. The garden is a beautiful and well-maintained oasis filled with a wide variety of plants, flowers, and themed gardens. Its natural beauty and colorful blooms provide an enchanting backdrop for a proposal.


6. Amish Country - Holmes County

If you and your partner enjoy a simpler, more rustic setting, consider proposing in the scenic Amish Country of Ohio, with its rolling hills and picturesque countryside.


7. Grand River Valley Wineries

Located in northeastern Ohio, this region is known for its vineyards and wineries. Some wineries to explore in this area include Laurentia Vineyard & Winery and Ferrante Winery & Ristorante. The Grand River Valley is known for its picturesque landscape, characterized by rolling hills, vineyards, and the Grand River itself. The vineyards provide a serene and beautiful backdrop for a proposal.


8. Topiary Park

Inspired by Georges Seurat's famous painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jette," this park features living topiary sculptures and can be a charming spot for a proposal.


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9. Cleveland Museum of Art

The striking monolith of Devils Tower rises dramatically from the landscape, providing a unique and unforgettable proposal spot.


10. Cleveland Botanical Garden

The beautifully landscaped gardens and glasshouses offer a peaceful and romantic setting for a proposal, especially during the blooming seasons.


Best Places to Propose in Ohio

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Ohio has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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