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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Free things to do in Amish Country, Ohio with kids

Amish Country, Ohio offers many great attractions, but not all of them are easy on the wallet! As a mom of 3, 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, and here is my advice for things to do in Amish Country with kids that are FREE. Take a scenic drive on the Amish Country Byway Looking …

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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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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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A visit to the Armstrong Air & Space Museum

A smalltown boy from Wapakoneta, Ohio made it all the way to the moon.  Now the museum that bears his name draws visitors from all over the world.  However, the museum chronicles more than just the life of Neil Armstrong.  Here’s what it is like to visit the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong fought in the Korean War and was named the first civilian astronaut in 1962. He began working for NASA at a time when …

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2019 Ohio Bucket List

Every year I like to make an Ohio Bucket List.  There are so many great things to see and do in our home state of Ohio that making a list helps me to be more intentional!  Here are 10 things which I am making a priority in 2019!  You can see my 2018 Bucket List HERE. Watch the battle of Ohio baseball – Cleveland, Ohio The Reds take on the Cleveland Indians in June at Progressive Field.  Last year, we were …

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Groupon Black Friday Deals – Best deals for the Ohio traveler

I LOVE saving money, especially when it comes to travel!  Here’s a list of the best Ohio Black Friday deals found on Groupon!   Make some Ohio travel part of your Christmas tradition! Amish Country This new hotel is located between Berlin and Walnut Creek, right next door to shopping opportunities.  Christmas Break dates are available! At the least, have a staycation and enjoy the pool. Book HERE. While you’re in Amish Country, visit the Victorian House Museum.  The home is …

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Cleveland Rocks: 10 things I want to do in Cleveland

Inspiration from the book 100 Things to do in Cleveland Before You Die It’s no secret that Cleveland has gone through a 21st-century renaissance!  Visiting Municipal Stadium as a kid, it seemed like mom and dad ducked in and out of the city faster than the Indians’ umpire yelled, “Strike three!” at the bottom of the 9th. Now, Cleveland beckons visitors through a world-class art museum, diverse restaurants, and a thriving theatre scene.  Cleveland and her surrounds offer plenty of …

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