Beat cabin fever! 10 indoor attractions in Ohio for families

It’s that time of winter when I begin to wonder if we’ll ever get outside in the sunshine again. Cabin fever has reached a peak in our home and I’m sure it has yours, too! Here’s a list of 10 indoor Ohio attractions that are good for kids…and their parents. The Cleveland Museum of Art While you may think of art museums as only for adults, the Cleveland Museum of Art is inspiring for all ages. The Armor Room allows …

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You’ll dig it! Columbian Mammoths and the Waco Mammoth National Monument

 When travelers think of Waco, Texas they usually find the name synonymous with the popular TV show, “Fixer Upper.”  But there is much more to Waco than just Silos and the Magnolia brand.  Waco is the site of a fossil dig containing the nation’s only evidence of a nursery herd of Columbian Mammoths.  This discovery is now home to the Waco Mammoth National Monument, and it should be high on your list of things to do in Waco! Columbian Mammoths, …

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The lowdown on LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Columbus, Ohio

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center opened in Columbus, Ohio in fall 2018.? Our family took a very cold Friday to enjoy this completely indoor attraction!? Here’s my LEGOLAND Columbus review. What to know before visiting the LEGOLAND Discovery Center The LEGOLAND Discovery Center is located inside Easton Town Center.? The closest parking garage is the West Covered Parking Garage.? The entrance to LEGOLAND is located on the ground floor, although once inside, this is a two-story attraction with both stairs and …

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Oh, Chip & Jo! Visiting Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas

Like most red-blooded Americans, I’ve been a fan of the show Fixer Upper for a long time!? So when our friends moved to Fort Worth, Texas, a mere 90-minutes from Waco, it seemed like an easy way to combine two favorites in one trip!? Visiting Magnolia Market and the Silos is a family-friendly affair!? Here’s more about our time in Waco. Magnolia Market and the Silos The most well-known feature of Chip and Joanna’s empire is Magnolia Market at the …

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Make a Trip to Tipp- The Best of County Tipperary, Ireland for Families

Before traveling to Ireland, everyone was quick to tell us about the Cliffs of Moher and Killarney National Park, but there was little said about County Tipperary.? What we found in Tipperary, Ireland was historical attractions, breathtaking vistas, and so many friendly locals!? County Tipperary is a great destination for families.? When it comes to things to do, we only hit the tip of the iceberg.? Here’s a rundown of the best things to do in County Tipperary with kids.? …

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Yes, I went to Australia for a week!

Surprise, surprise The beauty of air travel is that it makes the world a much smaller place.? A couple of months ago, I was scrolling through flight deals when I saw a deal for Australia.? I put the bug in Mr. Yoder Toter’s ear that I’d like to surprise my Aussie?bff, Briony, for her birthday and also catch up with my host family.? Just a couple of days later, the flights were booked and a secret mission began! Initially, only …

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Want your kids to be better travelers? Put away the screens.

Friends ask all the time how our children fare?while traveling?? Do they throw fits and get antsy?? How do they handle flights?? For the most part, our children are great travelers.? We exposed our kids to planes, trains, and automobiles at a young age.? We drove 14 hours to the Florida panhandle when our boys were just 2.5 and 6 months old.? Our first domestic and international flights were when they were 5, 3, and almost 2. Other than making …

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Astronomical history and fun in Mercer and Auglaize Counties, Ohio

Things to do in Mercer & Auglaize Counties- Fort Recovery is just one of the many great attractions of Western Ohio. See my guide here.

Things to do in Western Ohio I grew up in NE Ohio and then went to college in Columbus, so my time exploring anything west of I-75 has been basically non-existent.? I’m so glad I attended the Midwest Byways Conference and learned more about Mercer and Auglaize Counties in Western Ohio- prompting our trip!? Families visiting this area will not be bored!? We spent two jam-packed days in the area and could have used another. The Bicycle Museum of America …

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