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
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 a huge discount for Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay. The Columbus Zoo and COTA have again partnered to provide bus service from downtown Columbus, Dublin Park & … [Read more...] about COTA Zoo Bus Service and Discount for Columbus Zoo
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. … [Read more...] about The top Free and Cheap things to do in Columbus
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!
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 for Summer fun!
Stay up-to-date with which splash pads are open in Columbus! There are 15 splash pads and water play areas in the city, and many have reopened, or are planning to reopen in 2021! Most splash pads in Columbus are free! Splash pads are an easier way to cool off than going to a swimming pool, … [Read more...] about Updated! Cool off at Free Splash Pads in Columbus in 2021
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, Chihuly Nights, special events, plus other discounts
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
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
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. While many closed for the 2020 season, most will reopen in 2021! Check out the full list of public pools … [Read more...] about Outdoor Public Pools in Columbus open for 2021
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
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
There's so much free and cheap fun for kids around Columbus in the summertime, and we've gathered a huge Bucket List for Kids in Columbus for you to explore! Whether you want to enjoy the sun or avoid it, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor options to keep busy on the cheap. From … [Read more...] about Summer bucket list of free and cheap fun for kids in Columbus
Are you ready to think of warmer weather fun? If you have preschool kids and love amusement parks, you don't want to miss this amazing deal! Sign your preschoolers up for a Free Pre-K Pass at Cedar Point for kids ages 3-5 and introduce them to all of the fun that Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores … [Read more...] about Free Pre-K Pass at Cedar Point for kids ages 3-5