Halloween Special: The Great Stone Castle

Halloween Special: The Great Stone Castle. To celebrate this festive time of year try spending the night at the cool, beautiful, and spooky Great Stone Castle in Sidney, Ohio. We arrived after dark at the castle and my first words were, “Oh my gosh it looks like the house in Psycho.” Bwhahahahahaha! We parked andContinue reading “Halloween Special: The Great Stone Castle”

The Wilds: Tips and Tricks

The Wilds Tips and Tricks in Cumberland, Ohio…We finally made it to the Wilds! This is on everyone’s Ohio bucket lists or “Best Things To Do In Ohio” lists. It is ranked as one of the best drive-thru safaris in the USA. So we finally got to see what all the hullaballoo was about. TheContinue reading “The Wilds: Tips and Tricks”

A Day Trip to Marietta Ohio

A day trip to Marietta, Ohio is a popular choice for many Ohioans. This is especially true on the weekend after Labor Day. You can experience three fun days of fireworks, exotic cars, fair food and entertainment at the popular Ohio River Sternwheel Festival, where a myriad of sternwheelers station themselves along the historic MariettaContinue reading “A Day Trip to Marietta Ohio”

A Day at Sauder Village & Farm

Spending a day at Sauder Village & Farm in Archbold, Ohio is a real treat. Ohio’s largest living-history destination advertises itself as, “an affordable family vacation destination in northwest Ohio, offering a living history museum & farm, a hotel with pool & a campground.” I encountered costumed guides in historic homes, museums, and shops in aContinue reading “A Day at Sauder Village & Farm”

A Day in Bellefontaine and West Liberty, Ohio

A Day in Bellefontaine and West Liberty, Ohio is a destination day trip. These two small towns have a surprisingly lot to offer. We felt like we were on a real vacation! Bellefontaine (Pronounced Bell Fountain) We started out in Bellefontaine and visited the oldest concrete street in America. We then went across the streetContinue reading “A Day in Bellefontaine and West Liberty, Ohio”

Cedar Point Itinerary with and without Rollercoasters

Cedar Point Itinerary with and without Rollercoasters. Is it possible to have fun at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio even if you don’t like roller coasters? Yes! I get easily motion sick and I find big roller coasters too scary, yet I still love Cedar Point! Long before we moved to Ohio, ourContinue reading “Cedar Point Itinerary with and without Rollercoasters”

A Day on The Lake Erie Ohio Road Trip

A Day on The Lake Erie Ohio Road Trip is an adventure along the shoreline from the extreme west side of Lake Erie Ohio traveling east. Let’s admit it, Lake Erie is our California…sort of. The great thing is that Ohio does not have an annual pass and does not charge entrance fees to stateContinue reading “A Day on The Lake Erie Ohio Road Trip”

To Do in Columbus Ohio in Winter

Wondering what to do in Columbus Ohio in winter? That was the challenge that lay before me when my family came to visit. Feel free to copy our itinerary if you find yourself looking for activities to do in Columbus Ohio in winter! Immerse yourself in the Columbus Museum of Art We had fun takingContinue reading “To Do in Columbus Ohio in Winter”

A Winter Weekend at Mohican State Park

Loudonville, Ohio A winter weekend at Mohican State Park is just the right medicine needed to spice up the new year! Winter travel in Ohio can be challenging because “Closed for the Season” signs tend to pop up in droves. However, Mohican State Park is “Open for the Season”, and so are many of theContinue reading “A Winter Weekend at Mohican State Park”

Cleveland’s Christmas Story House

Cleveland’s Christmas Story House is the perfect Ohio activity during the holiday season. Located at 3159 W 11th St. Cleveland, OH 44109. Set during a 1940’s Christmas season, nine-year-old Ralphie, part of a semi-dysfunctional family, covets a 200-Shot, Range-Model Air Rifle. But when dad, mom, and Santa all warn, “You’ll shoot your eye out!” RalphieContinue reading “Cleveland’s Christmas Story House”

Immersive Van Gogh in Ohio

Immersive Van Gogh in Ohio is a new way to experience art. No need to travel to Paris to sit inside of Van Gogh’s hottest works of post-Impressionist art brought to life in projected swirls of color! The exhibit has been described as an “audio-visual narrative and emotional experience”. Art and music surround you onContinue reading “Immersive Van Gogh in Ohio”

Halloween in Ohio: Adults & Teens

Halloween in Ohio for adults and teens can be tricky because the holiday is mostly geared to children. However, there are a lot of different ways to celebrate here in Ohio… Watch a scary movie every night in October. (Can you believe I had never watched Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho until this year!?!) Halloween in Ohio:Continue reading “Halloween in Ohio: Adults & Teens”

A Day In Amish Country Ohio

Spending a day in Amish Country Ohio is definitely worth the drive! There is so much to do that we struggled to fit it all in. We have visited other Amish areas in the country, but Holmes County is the biggest settlement of Amish in the United States and maybe the world. You are reallyContinue reading “A Day In Amish Country Ohio”

A Day in Van Wert & Delphos Ohio

Are you wondering how to spend a day in Van Wert & Delphos Ohio? I was pleasantly surprised to find so many hidden gems. Come with me as we explore a day in Van Wert and Delphos Ohio along the Miami and Erie Canal… What Delphos, Ohio has to offer… The Axe Cave -an ax-throwingContinue reading “A Day in Van Wert & Delphos Ohio”