If you're an animal lover, make plans to visit Sunrise Sanctuary for Open Barn Days! You'll meet the dogs, cats, bunnies, and a plethora of farm animals who have been rescued and now call Sunrise "home". Sunrise Sanctuary, Inc. is a non-profit organization that rescues and cares for farmed and … [Read more...] about Visit rescued animals at Open Barn Days at Sunrise Sanctuary
Get out of the house and spend a couple of hours at Olentangy Caverns just north of Columbus. If it's your first time there, you'll wonder why you've never gone before! There's so much to do...from caverns, petting zoo, playground, putt-putt, gem mining, and more. If you're going to explore … [Read more...] about Caverns, animals, and adventure at Olentangy Caverns
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 Community Day, Chihuly Nights, discounts and more
Looking for more animal experiences in Ohio? You'll want to put The Farm at Walnut Creek on your to-do list for this Spring, Summer, or Fall. I know we plan to go back this year! The Farm at Walnut Creek is located in Amish Country, in Sugarcreek, Ohio. You'll find over 500 animals, … [Read more...] about The Farm at Walnut Creek Fall Festival, plus Drive-thru or Wagon Rides
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 … [Read more...] about Columbus Zoo tickets and discounts, and more
Did you know that there are Story Trails and Story Walks all over Columbus? These special trails are located in parks, and feature nature-inspired stories for you to enjoy along your walk. Storybook Trails combine the love for reading, nature, and outdoor activity, and are a great way to spend … [Read more...] about Visit these Story Trails in Columbus for reading + nature fun!
No matter how many years go by, drive-in movies are still fun! We are fortunate to have many drive-in theaters in Ohio, including a couple in Central Ohio. Skyview Drive-in is located in Lancaster, which less than 40 minutes from downtown Columbus! Open in 1948, Skyview Drive-In blends retro … [Read more...] about Visit Lancaster’s Skyview Drive-in movie theatre for double feature fun
It's time to enjoy seasonal cocktails in Gahanna! The Herb Capital of Ohio is Gahanna, and local restaurants, pubs, and distilleries have created some special herbal-based recipes for the Gahanna Herbal Cocktail Trail perfect for spring and summer (and outdoor enjoyment!). Grab a Herbal … [Read more...] about Fresh Summer drinks on the Gahanna Herbal Cocktail Trail
When it's warm in Ohio, we look for outdoor activities to entertain our kids! Want to fill a warm morning or afternoon? Go creeking in Columbus! Kids LOVE getting their feet wet, looking for bugs, crawdads, fish, and skipping stones. There are places to explore creeks all over Columbus. … [Read more...] about Best places for Creeking in Columbus
Cancel that gym membership - getting fit can be free and fun! There are options for free fitness classes each week and nearly unlimited hikes and other fun activity around Columbus. Grab a fitness buddy and enjoy all of the options for free fitness in Columbus. You're more likely to stick … [Read more...] about Free Fitness in Columbus
Catch a movie at the South Drive-in Theatre in Columbus this year! Drive-in movies are a perfect option for safe, entertainment. Make it a date or bring the family - they offer movies for everyone to enjoy. The only remaining drive-in theatres in Columbus, the South has been going strong … [Read more...] about Catch some movies at the South Drive In Theatre – NOW OPEN 7 nights a week!
Fitness Yoga on the Square is back at Easton Town Center on Fridays! Do some yoga al fresco on Fridays at 8:30 am on the Town Square - at a safe distance. The season kicks off on June 3 through September 2, 2022. This basic yoga class is designed for beginner and mainstream fitness … [Read more...] about Free Yoga on the Square at Easton
Head to the Columbus Commons over Memorial Day Weekend for 2 days of free events in downtown Columbus. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy family fun, a movie, food trucks, and Shadowbox Live! Free Carousel Rides Enjoy free carousel rides presented by PNC through September 30, 11 am - 7 … [Read more...] about Memorial Day Weekend at the Columbus Commons
Stop by Inniswood Gardens on Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, 2022 for the annual Spring Plant Sale. They will have a large variety of perennial and annual plants and herbs. Sale hours are on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Take some time to … [Read more...] about Annual Inniswood Spring Plant Sale
Join cyclists in a short, slow and silent processional through Downtown Columbus in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways with the annual Ride of Silence on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm with YAY Bikes. Riders will be participating in cities … [Read more...] about Annual Ride of Silence Columbus with Yay Bikes