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
Trips and Travel
Ohio Travel: Chasing Waterfalls in Northeast Ohio
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
Things to do in Canal Winchester, Ohio: Easter Egg Hunt, Spring fun, and more
Canal Winchester is a quaint town established in 1828 after a dispute about a canal being dug on Henry Dove's land. Instead of suing, he was convinced that it would be the perfect place for a town, that would benefit from the canal. Located about halfway between Columbus and Lancaster, the … [Read more...] about Things to do in Canal Winchester, Ohio: Easter Egg Hunt, Spring fun, and more
Where to find Cherry Blossoms in Ohio this Spring
When flowering cherry trees are in bloom, it's a beautiful sign that spring is finally here in Ohio. Cherry blossoms fill the branches with tiny, fragrant confetti-like flowers in shades of pink, white, and red. The blooms are stunning, but they don't last long! If you want to find Cherry … [Read more...] about Where to find Cherry Blossoms in Ohio this Spring
The Farm at Walnut Creek Easter Adventure, plus Drive-thru or Wagon Rides
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 go back this year! The Farm at Walnut Creek is located in Amish Country, in Sugarcreek, Ohio. You'll find over 500 animals, … [Read more...] about The Farm at Walnut Creek Easter Adventure, plus Drive-thru or Wagon Rides
Roadtrippin’: 20+ things to do with kids in Cincinnati
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
Young’s Jersey Dairy Spring Fun, and year round visits
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 Spring Fun, and year round visits
42+ Best Spots with Trains in Ohio: Museums, Riding, Dining, and even sleeping!
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!
Great Wolf Lodge deals and discounts for Sandusky and Cincinnati, plus tips for your visit!
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!
Visit the beauty of Schnormeier Gardens in June
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. And as nice as that sounds, … [Read more...] about Visit the beauty of Schnormeier Gardens in June
Columbus hotel deals and travel discounts
Columbus is such a fun city, and if you are traveling here, we want to help you save some money! Columbus on the Cheap has partnered with aResTravel to offer exclusive hotel deals for travelers visiting Columbus and looking for the best hotel discounts. If you are planning a trip to Columbus, … [Read more...] about Columbus hotel deals and travel discounts
Find current and cheap gas prices in Columbus
Looking for the cheap gas prices in Columbus? Check out the charts to see the cheapest gas near you and around the city, according to GasBuddy. Gas prices are high right now, so saving money when you can is worth it. The Gas Buddy charts will show the 10 cheapest gas prices in each region of … [Read more...] about Find current and cheap gas prices in Columbus
Free Pre-K Pass at Cedar Point for kids ages 3-5 (with adult season pass)
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)
Free days at U.S. national parks + Free National Parks Pass for 4th grade families
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 + Free National Parks Pass for 4th grade families
Military families and Veterans get free admission to National Parks
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 … [Read more...] about Military families and Veterans get free admission to National Parks