Fall in Ohio is truly amazing; the leaves are changing, weather is (usually) mild, football season, and there are SO many fun, fall activities. Columbus is home to lots of great farms with fall activities, pumpkin patches, and festivals. From simple pumpkin patches to corn mazes and all-day fun with … [Read more...] about Columbus Pumpkin Patches, Farm Activities, Corn Mazes 2020
Have fun in Columbus this weekend with free and cheap events! There's so much open now, and lots of outdoor activities, so you'll find plenty of safe things to do this weekend in Columbus! Some events may require advance registration, so check links. We’ll add more as we hear of them, and … [Read more...] about Huge list of free or cheap events this weekend in Columbus
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
The Columbus Moonlight Market on Gay Street is a great Saturday night date or outing! The monthly outdoor street festival marketplace in Downtown Columbus takes place select Saturdays from April through October (some dates differ, so check schedule below), and it gets bigger every … [Read more...] about Columbus Moonlight Market on Gay Street
Apple season is coming up! Apple season typically runs from July to early November, wrapping up with my favorite variety, Goldrush! I've gathered a list of the 12 best places to pick apples in Columbus, and the 5 best orchards to pick peaches in Columbus, so you can have a freshly picked apple a day … [Read more...] about U-pick: Best places to pick apples and peaches 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
Central Ohio has some amazing farms to visit in the fall for pumpkins, activities, and agri-tourism, and Van Buren Acres in Hebron is one of the best for fall farm fun! If you've driven east on Columbus on Route 70, you've probably seen this fun farm in the Columbus area. New in 2017, … [Read more...] about Fall farm fun at Van Buren Acres
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 for 2020. More fields added!
Train enthusiasts of all ages will love The Ohio Railway Museum in Worthington! Not only can you check out the amazing collection of trains, you can take a two mile round trip demonstration ride on one of the museum's streetcars or interurbans! The Ohio Railway Museum reopened in July with … [Read more...] about Take a train ride at The Ohio Railway Museum on Sundays!
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 discounts, Chihuly Nights, Pumpkins Aglow, and more
The Summer of 2020 is going to be a bit different, but one thing is the same...drive-in movies are still fun! Even as festivals are cancelled and indoor entertainment is closed or restricted, drive-in theatres are a perfect option for safe, summer entertainment. We are fortunate to have many … [Read more...] about Visit Skyview Drive-in Theatre in Lancaster for a double feature
Get out and enjoy some fresh air at scenic hiking trails in Columbus! Whether you are novice or expert - or somewhere in between - it's always nice to explore different parks or trails. Check them out at different times throughout the year to see how the scenery changes with the … [Read more...] about Nature walks and scenic hiking trails in Columbus
Velvet Ice Cream Factory is a perfect day trip in the summer and fall! Originally built in 1817, Ye Olde Mill is home to Velvet Ice Cream’s corporate offices in Utica. Get food or ice cream from the turn of the century ice cream parlor restaurant. There's plenty of outdoor patio seating, and … [Read more...] about Visit Velvet Ice Cream: “Fall Into Fall” at Ye Olde Mill
It's farmers market time in Columbus, but the season will look a little different this year. Farmers' Markets in Columbus open in most communities in mid/late spring. Farmers' Markets are the best place to buy local produce through the Ohio growing season. Buy the freshest produce (often picked that … [Read more...] about Farmers Markets in Columbus in 2020
Get out of the house and spend a couple of hours at Olentangy Indian Caverns just north of Columbus. If it's your first time there, you'll wonder why you've never gone before! I can't wait to head back during the cooler fall weather. But if you're going to explore the caverns, it's always cool … [Read more...] about Caverns, animals, and more at Olentangy Indian Caverns