Looking for something interesting to do this Spring and Summer? Explore The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, with nearly 10,000 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 … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour, including Safaris, Horseback, Zipline, Sunset, and more!
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 exhibits and rescues!
Sometimes it's just too hot to be outside without being in a pool. If you don't have a friend or family member to visit with a pool, head to one of these public pools in Columbus to cool off. Whie many closed for the 2020 season, most will reopen in 2021! Check out the full list of public pools … [Read more...] about Get Memberships now! Outdoor Public Pools in Columbus open for 2021
Velvet Ice Cream Factory is a perfect day trip in the spring, summer, and fall! Originally built in 1817, Ye Olde Mill, a former grist mill, is home to Velvet Ice Cream’s corporate offices in Utica, as well as Ohio’s only ice cream museum, ice cream parlor and restaurant. You'll also find tons of … [Read more...] about Visit Velvet Ice Cream Factory Ye Olde Mill starting in May!
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 Free Community Day and Chihuly Nights plus other discounts
Goat Yoga is a must-do experience at Harrison Farm! Yes, you can practice yoga...with goats. Adorable, friendly, mischievous goats + yoga. What's not to love?! Harrison Farm also hosts farm stands and other events on select days through the year where you can shop farm goods AND meet some of the … [Read more...] about Farm Stands and Goat Yoga at Harrison Farm
Sponsored by RVshare.com Rent an RV for summer travel, as extra housing for family and guests, or as a spare office for working from home or on the road. An RV lets you enjoy a much-needed vacation while avoiding crowds and public spaces. Summer is coming! It’s time to leave the house you’ve … [Read more...] about Get Away Safely! Rent an RV for Summer Travel
Head to Licking County to enjoy acres of nature at Dawes Arboretum in Newark, Ohio. Home to over 5300 different types of plants with more than 15,400 plants on grounds, you'll find new things to explore every time you visit. Located about 30 minutes east of Columbus, Dawes Arboretum features … [Read more...] about Visit Dawes Arboretum in Newark for events, free visit days, and more
Branstool Orchards is one of our favorite u-pick orchards to visit in Central Ohio. We always pick peaches and apples (sometimes twice) each year, and they have so many offerings from Spring through Fall. Located in Utica, Branstool Orchards is about 40 minutes from Columbus, and … [Read more...] about Vintage Market, Peach Blooms and more at Branstool Orchards
Is it time to update your family photos? Spring, Summer, and Fall are all great seasons 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
Book lovers can go on an adventure trail across Ohio with the Ohio Literary Trail. Created by the Ohioana Library Association, the Literary Trail spotlight's Ohio's role in shaping culture and literature worldwide. There are over 70 literary sites across Ohio to visit on the Trail map. … [Read more...] about Take a literary adventure on The Ohio Literary Trail
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! The Farm at Walnut Creek is located in Amish Country, in Sugarcreek, Ohio. You'll find over 500 animals, including species … [Read more...] about The Farm at Walnut Creek open for Drive-thru or Wagon Rides
When flowering cherry trees are in bloom, it's a beautiful sign that spring is finally here in Ohio. Cherry blossoms fill the branches with tiny, fragrant confetti-like flowers in shades of pink, white, and red. The blooms are stunning, but they don't last long! If you want to find Cherry … [Read more...] about Where to find Cherry Blossoms in Ohio this Spring
Get outside and enjoy nature with a paddle on the water this summer! Don't know where to go? We've gathered a list of the best places for canoeing and kayaking in Columbus, along with places to rent your boats or stand up paddle boards. Explore the waterways and the banks of the rivers and lakes … [Read more...] about Best Places for Canoeing and Kayaking in Columbus
Watching movies in 2020/2021 has been a bit different, but one thing is the same...drive-in movies are still fun! Even as festivals are cancelled and indoor entertainment is restricted, drive-in theatres are a perfect option for safe entertainment. We are fortunate to have many drive-in theaters in … [Read more...] about Visit Lancaster’s Skyview Drive-in movie theatre for double feature fun