The Ohio Historical Society’s Ohio Village hosts a traditional 19th Century Halloween celebration every year with All Hallows' Eve. While All Hallows' Eve can't be held in the typical way for 2020, they have a new way to enjoy a family-friendly haunted event with All Hallows' Eve Sleepy Hollow … [Read more...] about All Hallows’ Eve Sleepy Hollow Drive-In at Ohio Village
Attractions and Museums
Whether you're a foodie, love a good drink, or you just want to explore, these tasty and fun trails will take you on an adventure in Ohio. Take a day or weekend to complete a trail, or take all year! Some adventure trails offer a prize at the end, but if not, you'll enjoy the treats and the … [Read more...] about Fun and Tasty Adventure Trails in Ohio
Central Ohio has some amazing farms to visit in the fall for pumpkins, activities, and agri-tourism, and Van Buren Acres in Hebron is one of the best for fall farm fun! If you've driven east on Columbus on Route 70, you've probably seen this fun farm in the Columbus area. New in 2017, … [Read more...] about Fall farm fun at Van Buren Acres
Visiting a sunflower field is a "must do" in late summer or fall, and fields are popping up all over. Grab your family or friends, and get ready to post your sunny pics on IG when you visit one of these sunflower fields around Central Ohio (or a little further). Most fields won't bloom until late … [Read more...] about Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio for 2020. More fields added!
Columbus Museum of Art is a gem to explore in Columbus, and they have reopened with precautions in place. Enjoy FREE Sundays and other discounts at Columbus Museum of Art, including $5 Thursday evenings, Blue Star Museum discounts, and more. Take a Sunday to appreciate art at Columbus Museum … [Read more...] about Free Sundays and other discounts and events at Columbus Museum of Art
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is Central Ohio’s premier botanical garden, just east of Franklin Park approximately two miles from downtown Columbus. Explore 13 acres of botanical biomes, stunning gardens, art installations and exhibitions, and seasonal attractions as you wander … [Read more...] about Franklin Park Conservatory discounts, Chihuly Nights, Pumpkins Aglow, and more
Get out of the house and spend a couple of hours at Olentangy Indian Caverns just north of Columbus. If it's your first time there, you'll wonder why you've never gone before! I can't wait to head back during the cooler fall weather. But if you're going to explore the caverns, it's always cool … [Read more...] about Caverns, animals, and more at Olentangy Indian Caverns
Short North Gallery Hop is a monthly tradition that spans 30 years. celebrating art, local shops, and good food. On the first Saturday of each month, thousands of people head to the Short North Arts District for new gallery exhibitions, street performers, special events, food, and drinks … [Read more...] about Virtual Short North Gallery Hop
Take a daytrip or overnight to Cleveland to check out the Asian Lantern Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic Children’s at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This unique and safe festival is held through Sunday, September 20, and features a full walk-through event as well as a drive-through option on … [Read more...] about Asian Lantern Festival at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Looking for something interesting to do this summer? Explore The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, with over 9,000 acres of open range habitat for rare and endangered species. Go on a Wilds Tour via open air safari, horseback, and more! They have plenty of adventures and even some free … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour!
Wexner Center for the Arts, located on campus at Ohio State, is a multidisciplinary research laboratory for the arts with programming featuring performing arts, exhibitions, and media arts. The Wex has reopened on The Ohio State University’s campus with reopening of the University. The Wex’s … [Read more...] about Wexner Center for the Arts: Galleries are open, plus virtual experiences
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions in Columbus - for good reason! Our Zoo is amazing and regularly ranks as one of the best Zoos in the U.S. There's so much to enjoy this year at the Zoo, including new exhibits and new babies. With tons of outdoor exhibits and miles … [Read more...] about Columbus Zoo tickets and discounts, plus Adventure Cove and new babies!
Is it time to update your family photos? Spring, Summer, and Fall are all great season to take outdoor photos, and provide a variety of scenery. In the spring you'll have bright greenery, budding trees, and early flowers. Summertime features lush green and an abundance of flowers, including roses, … [Read more...] about Best photography locations in Columbus
Columbus may be a city, but it's also full of green space, parks, and beautiful gardens. The seasons in Ohio lend to stunning and ever-changing displays at these beautiful public gardens in Columbus. Some of the gardens and arboretums that we've included are also free, so pack a picnic, … [Read more...] about The most beautiful public gardens in Columbus
Whether its your first date or you've been together for 40 years, you can have an awesome date night in Columbus on the cheap. Skip your standard go-to date and do something fun, romantic, or unique in our city with these inexpensive date ideas around Columbus. Dating is a little different this … [Read more...] about Date night in Columbus: Summer edition