America's Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance fee-free dates for the coming year. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to 133 National Parks across the country that normally charge a fee. During the fee-free days, the … [Read more...] about Free days at U.S. national parks
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 popular Donut Trail in Ohio. The Butler County Donut Trail features 13 family-owned businesses with over combined 300+ years of donut-making … [Read more...] about Sweetest Trail in Ohio: Butler County Donut Trail
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
Sponsored by RVshare.com Rent an RV for fall or holiday travel, as extra housing for family and guests, or as a spare office for working from home. And an RV even adds a second kitchen - or more like a kitchenette - for holiday meals. In some parts of the country, winter or spring is the … [Read more...] about Get Away Safely! Rent an RV for Winter or Spring Travel
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, Butterflies, Free Community Day and Chihuly Nights plus other discounts
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 depending on the season, it's an affordable trip … [Read more...] about Fun Family Getaway: Comfort Inn Splash Harbor
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
Our National Parks are something to be treasured, and the people who protect the land (and all of our country) are rewarded with free admission passes to enjoy these parks. Active-duty military personnel and their dependents, and veterans and Gold Star Families can receive free admission to our … [Read more...] about Military families and Veterans get free admission to National Parks
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 new babies and rescues!
Skiing, snowboard, and tubing season is here, and we are lucky enough to have a great place to go that's less than 1 hour from Columbus! Mad River Mountain is located just Northwest of Columbus, and features 144 skiable acres, 4 Terrain Parks, and Avalanche Park, Ohio's Largest Tubing Park with ten … [Read more...] about Snow Fun: Skiing, Snowboarding, and Tubing at Mad River Mountain
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 on select days through the year where you can shop farm goods AND meet some of the goats -no yoga … [Read more...] about Christmas Tree donations, Farm Stands and Goat Yoga at Harrison Farm
Looking for something interesting to do this fall? 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 activities … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour!
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
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
Every year, we publish a Summer Bucket List full of free and cheap fun for kids and families such as festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, community events and more. This year is different. Things are reopening, but many public events are still cancelled, or will be modified. In addition, … [Read more...] about Summer bucket list of free and cheap fun for kids in Columbus