You won't have your toes in the sand, but you'll feel like you're at the ocean at Newport Aquarium near Cincinnati. Whether you make it a long weekend in Cincinnati or head there for the day, you'll find plenty to explore for hours. Newport Aquarium is just 2 hours away and showcases … [Read more...] about Free kid admission at Newport Aquarium
Our readers know that there's plenty to do in Franklin County, but that's no excuse to ignore our surrounding counties! When Visit Fairfield County contacted me about exploring our neighbor, Fairfield County, I was excited to check it out! Our overnight trip took us just 45 minutes away to … [Read more...] about Travel Ohio: Fun things to do in Fairfield County
$10 Hamilton Tickets in Cleveland "Hamilton" is coming to Columbus and Cincinnati in early 2019, but if you can't wait, you can make a 2 hour drive to Cleveland to see the musical "Hamilton" at Playhouse Square's KeyBank State Theatre through August 26! Tickets are still available, but if you … [Read more...] about $10 Tickets To “Hamilton” in Cleveland via Digital Lottery
All aboard! Thomas the Train is coming to Ohio, and your favorite little conductors can take a train ride behind Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hat at Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018. Children can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Lebanon Mason Monroe … [Read more...] about Take a ride with Thomas the Train!
Head to Northeast Ohio to ride the rails with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad with your favorite little train lovers! The CVSR, located in Northeast, Ohio runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park on 33,000 acres of land from Independence to Akron. CVSR Runs August Kids Ride Free … [Read more...] about Kids ride free on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Plan your vacations! Seaworld Parks and Entertainment wants to thank the U.S. troops with free theme park admission to one of its parks through the Waves of Honor program. Members of the military, and as many as three direct dependents, may receive a FREE admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, or … [Read more...] about Free theme park admission for Military
There are so many amazing things to do in Columbus that aren't going to break the bank. Here are some of the top free and cheap things to do in Columbus. This list only covers a fraction of the fun in Columbus (we live in an amazing city!), but we hope you'll find some new ideas. I'd love to hear … [Read more...] about The top Free and Cheap things to do in Columbus
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. Take a tour through open range animal areas to see giraffe, rhinos, camel, bison, zebras, cheetahs, and many other animals … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour!
Hocking Hills Adventures offers evening canoe trips with Romantic Moonlight Tours and Torchlight Tours. The tours are $45 and must be scheduled ahead of time. Tours will sell out, so book soon. Romantic Moonlight Tours Romantic Moonlight Tours will lead you down the Hocking River with a full … [Read more...] about Night Tours at Hocking Hills Adventures
You've heard of bar crawls, wine trails, coffee crawls, and other treks for goodness, but here's one you don't want to miss. Butler County is home to the first Donut Trail in Ohio. The Butler County Donut Trail features 10 family-owned businesses with a combined 307 years of donut-making … [Read more...] about Sweetest Trail in Ohio: Butler County Donut Trail
Cincinnati is less than 2 hours from Columbus and is FULL of things to do with kids. If a bigger vacation isn't in the budget this year, head to Cincinnati for a weekend and check out a few of these fun attractions. You'll find fun activities in Cincinnati for the whole family at a variety of … [Read more...] about Roadtrippin’: 20+ things to do with kids in Cincinnati
Once school is out, there are so many free and cheap activities around Columbus this summer for the kids. This list will surely help avoid the "I'm bored" complaints that start approximately one week into the summer. Whether you want to enjoy the sun or avoid it, there are plenty of options to … [Read more...] about Bucket list of free and cheap fun for kids in Columbus this Summer
Looking for a fun and inexpensive family getaway close to Columbus? Enjoy indoor waterpark fun for the price of a hotel room at Comfort Inn Splash Harbor in Bellville, about an hour from Columbus. With room rates starting at less than $100, it's an affordable trip that offers 2 days of fun. … [Read more...] about Fun Family Getaway: Comfort Inn Splash Harbor
You don't have to fight traffic or pay for parking to enjoy the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay - and you can get cheap admission to the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay. The Columbus Zoo and COTA have again partnered to provide bus service from downtown Columbus and Griggs Dam Park & … [Read more...] about COTA Bus Service and Discount for the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay
Spring is a great time to have outdoor photos taken in Columbus! If you can plan around rain, you'll be treated to blooming flowers, bright green grass, and sunshine that was hiding away all winter. I polled my readers for some of their favorite photography locations in Columbus and came up with a … [Read more...] about Best photography locations in Columbus