Have you ever looked at something and wondered how it's made? Ever attend a stage production or sporting event and wish you could peek behind the scenes? Ohio is home to a lot manufacturing companies and other cool venues. A few of them invite the public to visit for a more in-depth look at … [Read more...] about Fun, Factory Tours in Columbus, and other fun public tours in Ohio
Young's Jersey Dairy is a must-see attraction in Central, Ohio. It's located in Yellow Springs, Ohio, which is less than an hour west of Columbus, which makes it perfect for a day trip. They host seasonal events and activities throughout the year, and there's always plenty to explore...plus, Ice … [Read more...] about Young’s Jersey Dairy Fall Fun, Pumpkins, and Haunted Wagon Rides
Take a daytrip or overnight to Cleveland to check out the Asian Lantern Festival presented by Meijer at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This unique festival is held select dates through Sunday, August 27, 2023 This year’s festival brings back live performances featuring acrobatics including foot … [Read more...] about Asian Lantern Festival at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
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
Spring is almost here! In Ohio, that means warmer weather and yes, even rain. The good news is that spring rains will make this road trip from Columbus to some of northeast Ohio’s best waterfalls simply EPIC! There’s nothing like spending time in the great outdoors. Hearing rushing water from … [Read more...] about Ohio Travel: Chasing Waterfalls in Northeast Ohio
For railfans, Ohio is nothing short of paradise. Opportunities to experience life on the rails can be found all over the state. There are so many fun places to check out featuring trains in Ohio for all ages! Whether you want to learn about rail history, hop aboard a historic passenger … [Read more...] about 42+ Best Spots with Trains in Ohio: Museums, Riding, Dining, and even sleeping!
Looking for a beach vacation but don't want to travel outside of Ohio? A trip to Kelleys Island on Lake Erie is the perfect place to transport yourself to island life. Whether planning to spend the weekend or just take a day trip, Kelleys Island offers fun for the entire family. Our Ohio Travel … [Read more...] about Ohio Travel: Exploring Kelleys Island
If you’re looking for a short road trip that packs a punch, consider a trip to Marion County, Ohio. Only 30 minutes north of Delaware, Marion an easy day trip from Columbus. Marion was founded in 1822 by General Francis Marion. By the 1880s, Marion had catapulted itself into the national … [Read more...] about A President, Popcorn, and Pie! – Spend a day in Marion County
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 around $100 depending on the season, it's an affordable trip that … [Read more...] about Fun Family Getaway: Comfort Inn Splash Harbor
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 Lancaster and Fairfield County
Looking for a fun and quick getaway that the kids will LOVE? Columbus has not one, but two Great Wolf Lodge locations within easy driving distance! Groupon is currently offering special deals for Great Wolf Lodge in Cincinnati and Sandusky (as well as other locations around the … [Read more...] about Great Wolf Lodge deals and discounts for Sandusky and Cincinnati, plus tips for your visit!
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 … [Read more...] about Free Pre-K Pass at Cedar Point for kids ages 3-5 (with adult season pass)
Under an hour west of Columbus, Urbana, Ohio is a perfect distance for some fun, whether you have a few hours, or a whole weekend. You'll find plenty of things to do in Urbana year round. From multiple museums of industry, shops, Ohio’s largest indoor fish hatchery, wine, and good food, you'll … [Read more...] about Ohio Travel: Things to do in Urbana, Ohio
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
Each month, my husband and I randomly pick a destination in Ohio to explore, adding points of interest along our route from Central Ohio. Our most recent destination was to the city of Akron, located in Summit County. Akron, established in 1825, began as a canal town along the Ohio-Erie … [Read more...] about Ohio Travel: Visiting Akron’s Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens