Eat, drink, and buy all the goods in Wooster, Ohio

Things to do in downtown Wooster I grew up a meager 30 minutes from downtown Wooster, Ohio- Mr. Yoder and I even had our first date at the Wooster cinema! Yet, other than just passing through, I hadn’t been to Wooster in over 10 years! So when I was invited to Wooster to experience the small city as a travel blogger, my interest was piqued. I wondered, “What are we going to find to do in Wooster?” I’m overjoyed to …

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You Can Take The Kids: 5 Ohio Hikes To Do As A Family

The way people talked about having kids, I thought the chance to hike would be over once we started a family!  Luckily, it doesn’t have to be!  There are plenty of hikes that you can do with kids in Ohio.  Here are my suggestions for 5 Ohio hikes you can do as a family. Hocking Hills Hocking Hills is full of natural beauty in all seasons!  One of our favorite times to visit is winter because of all of the …

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Free things to do in Amish Country, Ohio with kids

Amish Country, Ohio offers many attractions, but not all of them are easy on the wallet! As a mom of 4, I frequently take my children to the place I grew up, Holmes County, and play tourist. However, I visit without the tourist budget! Sometimes traveling on a budget requires some creativity, sp here is my advice for things to do in Amish Country, Ohio with your family that are FREE. Take a scenic drive on the Amish Country Byway …

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Visiting beautiful Brandywine Falls

An easy hike while visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a convenient location close to the interstates that connect Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. While Cuyahoga Valley National Park has plenty of amazing rock formations and waterfalls, you can’t visit without a stop at Brandywine Falls. Brandywine Falls is accessed by a boardwalk suspended from the rock formations. This boardwalk hugs the rocks in a way that is just as awe-inspiring as the falls. The Boardwalk stays …

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Satisfy your wanderlust with these six waterfalls of Ohio

There is just something about a waterfall. Maybe it was growing up in the era when TLC’s “Waterfalls” was a #1 hit. Ha! Maybe it is the soothing sound of falling water that evokes relaxation and peace. Whatever it is, visitors to Ohio have the joy of finding multiple waterfalls throughout the state. Here are six waterfalls of Ohio that we’ve visited and recommend. Cedar Falls within Hocking Hills, Ohio Cedar Falls is one of the most breathtaking places within …

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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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4 great beaches for families near Fort Myers, Florida

These Southwest Florida Beaches Pack a lot of Paradise Fort Myers, Florida was a place I’d never really dreamed of visiting. Now I want to move there (no joke)! After a great deal using points on nonstop flights to Southwest Florida, I found myself researching a place I knew little about.  During my research, I kept finding two themes- great beaches and great sunsets. I made it my goal to experience the best of both! That said, here are 4 …

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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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