Whether you are looking for a short or multi-day visit, here is the scoop:   Plan your trip

Friends Along the Trail

Listed below in North to South order are businesses and organizations that provide discounts, free services/products and official OTET trail guides to users of the trail.

More guidance and resources can be found on the Route Updates , Plan your Trip and Shop sections of our website.  Let us know when you visit these businesses and show us your photos on social media with the tag #OH2erie – Thanks!

Need a Ride to start your journey? Or back home afterwards? Maybe things didn’t go as planned and you need to cut your trip short?

Bicycle Transport is now available in Ohio from Vega’s Velo Bicycle Transport

Transporting cyclists end-to-end in Ohio.

Visit our website at www.vegasvelobicycletransport.com  or contact us at vegasvelo.transport@gmail.com .

We would love to help you come up with a plan just right for your adventure.

The Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown offers special rates for travelers of the trail and the rate includes breakfast. The location is only 3.5 miles away from Edgewater Park – 1460 East 9th Street , Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Contact Heather Johnson for group lodging information and secure bike storage:  Heather.Johnson@Hilton.com216.621.1748

For rates: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=CLEDTHX&corporateCode=0003331480

The Cleveland Hostel – located 1/2 mile from trail and two miles from Edgewater Park (northern terminus of the trail)

Offering discounts on private and shared rooms for all travelers!


We have bike storage, shared kitchen, free wifi, guest laundry, and a roof deck with great views!  There is a grocery store, food market, and dozens of restaurants, breweries, and shops within 2 blocks.

135 Lake Avenue NW (Rt. 21 & Lake Avenue)
Massillon, OH 44647
330-832-5111 800-291-0099

Massillon Ohio Air Bnb

Mention that you’re riding the trail and get a discount! Just email the host.

Berrodin Bed & Breakfast is a cyclist friendly Bed & Breakfast located in Akron, Ohio in the heart of Historic Highland Square. All are welcome.

All Ohio to Erie Trail guests will be able to start their day off with a free cup of coffee . We have secure storage for bicycles while you stay here as our guest. The house is located less than 2 miles from an entrance to the Ohio to Erie Trail and is close to many restaurants and amenities, including ice cream, grocery, drugstores and a theater.

Contact: Louie Berrodin   Business Number: 330.775.7405    Email Address: louie@Berrodinbb.com      www.BerrodinBB.com

Hotel Millersburg  offers a free breakfast to hotel guests who tell us they are traveling on the OTET. Not valid with any other discounts.

35 W Jackson St, Millersburg, OH 44654
 (330) 674-1457

Get a free bundle of firewood when you stay at Turkey Hollow Campsite. Just let them know you are traveling on the OTET!

129 W. Front St.  Killbuck, Ohio

Get a campsite for only $15 if you’re a trail traveler (regular price – $45)!

Rustic Knolls Campsites and Cabins   8664 Keys Rd.  Mt. Vernon, OH 43050

Get a FREE donut with the purchase of any sandwich or meal!

Everlasting Cup 510 S. Main St. Mount Vernon, OH 43050

(740) 326-1617

Need to know where to make a pit-stop halfway through the trail? Westerville Trek offers FREE Multi-Point Safety Inspections to all riders! It’s easy to stop in as the store is right on the trail. Pick up your trail guide here too!

Trek Bicycle Westerville, 5985 Maxtown Road  Westerville, Ohio 43082 


Third Way Cafe will fill any size water bottle with purified water.


(1/4 mile South of the Camp Chase Trail at the corner of N. Westmoor Ave and West Broad St.)

Phat Daddy’s offers 10% off your food bill if you arrive on a bike, wearing a helmet.

Phat Daddy’s, 15 E 1st St, London, OH 43140

Purchase OTET official maps here.

The Village Cup offers trail travelers a free up-size when you order any size of the drink of your choice.

Hearthstone Inn & Suites® offers a $10 discount to all who travel along the trail.  Stop by their bike trail patio rest area. A courtesy water fountain is on the trail. Cold beverages and snacks are available.  Located precisely at the OTET/Cedarville intersection, the inn is a unique, 20-room, independent hotel, designed and built in 2001 to emulate the feel and ambiance of small-town USA.  A cycling group lodging favorite!  Drop in and say “Hi!”

Bike – Airbnb

252 High St. Xenia, Ohio

75 Steps from the trail – near Xenia Station

Free camping options available

Xenia Airbnb

https://abnb.me/jolLSK4KO6, https://abnb.me/6btew19KO6, https://abnb.me/VLSzTKdLO6

Free Indoor Bike Storage

The retail establishments below sell the OTET Trail Guide and other merchandise, but call ahead to make sure they have the inventory you are looking for in stock!

Carries t-shirts and jerseys.
135 Lake Avenue NW (Rt. 21 & Lake Avenue)
Massillon, OH 44647
330-832-5111 800-291-0099
They also carry all merchandise except for jerseys. Pick up a t-shirt, jersey, patch, or sticker. Just .3 miles off the trail!

7669 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Still have questions?  More guidance and resources can be found on the Route Updates and Plan your Trip sections of our website, visit our shop or contact Ohio to Erie Trail at (+1) 614-918-3636.