Visiting a sunflower field is a "must do" in late summer or fall, and fields are popping up all over. Grab your family or friends, and get ready to post your sunny pics on IG when you visit one of these sunflower fields around Central Ohio (or a little further). Most fields won't bloom until late … [Read more...] about Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio; multiple locations open!
The Central Ohio U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Scioto Area Corps Cooperating Association (SACCA) hosts events throughout the year at the Dams in Central Ohio. SACCA support the mission, priorities and vision of the Central Ohio U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) through fundraising … [Read more...] about Fun at the Dams and Lakes with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and SACCA
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 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
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
Mitchell's Berries LLC, located in Plain City, is a destination you'll want to put on your Spring and Summer bucket list. With strawberries and a variety of raspberries (u-pick depending on crop availability each year), plus special farm events, this family farm is a fun place for all … [Read more...] about Mitchell’s Berries U-pick and Special Farm events
If you are looking for a new activity that can be done on the cheap and is a fun outdoor activity, you may want to try disc golf. The rules are very similar to regular golf, but instead of a club and balls, you use a disc (much like a frisbee). Since participants use their own equipment, and have no … [Read more...] about Get started with Disc Golf in Columbus at these great courses
The Metro Parks are one of the great overlooked resources in our city - and nearly every program is free! With 20+ locations, you're never far from several Columbus Metro Parks. You'll find 75 miles of bike trails, 230 miles of trails, natural play areas, and so much more. The Columbus and … [Read more...] about Fun at the Columbus Metro Parks
Located in the rolling hills northeast of Columbus is a stunning property featuring 75 acres manicured lawns, 10 lakes, themed gardens, sculptures, waterfalls, and more, surrounding a spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home designed by Ted and Ann Schnormeier. Schnormeier Gardens … [Read more...] about Visit the beauty of Schnormeier Gardens in June – tickets almost sold out!
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
It's snow time! Get the kids (or your friends) out of the house for some sledding this winter. These central Ohio parks have sledding hills of varying degrees - gentle and long, to fast and steep. Sledding counts as exercise (assuming you walk back up the hill), so you can get in a workout and … [Read more...] about Grab your sled: Best Sledding hills in Columbus
Preservation Parks in Delaware County offer lots of free events for the whole family all year long. While most programs have been suspended at the parks, you'll still find plenty to do while enjoying some fresh air - and it's all FREE. Night Light Hike at Gallant Woods Love, Light, and … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Night Light Hike and other free fun at Preservation Parks in Delaware
Shepherd's Corner, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, is a 160 acre farm and ecological center in Blacklick, Ohio. In addition to chemical-free gardens, chickens, sheep, a llama, a turf labyrinth, greenhouses, beehives, and a system of walking trails, Shepherd’s Corner offers events … [Read more...] about Maple Syrup Tours at Shepherd’s Corner
January seems to be the time of year everyone commits to fitness. Start it off right and brave the cold this winter by taking part in Hocking Hills Annual Winter Hike on Saturday, January 16, 2021. There's a little extra challenge for 2021....read below for details. Annual Hocking Hills … [Read more...] about Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike
Ohio Home + Remodeling Show will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on January 21-23, 2022. Make a resolution to improve your house or yard and stop by to see how you can take action to make it happen. Talk to industry experts, check out the new trends and innovations, … [Read more...] about Ohio Home + Remodeling Show