5 things to do in Sandusky, Ohio with kids

Sandusky, Ohio is a small city on the shores of Lake Erie that has a ton to offer families!? Sandusky is well-known as the home to? Cedar Point, but most people spend a day on the rollercoasters and then leave town (raised hand here). However, there are so many reasons to stay and play in Sandusky.? Here are my suggestions of 5 things to do in Sandusky, Ohio with kids! #1 Enjoy top-notch museums I would not have thought of …

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So gorge-ous! Enjoying history and scenery in Summit Metro Parks

As much as I love going on a hike, very few things can beat an Ohio hike during FALL.  No humidity, fewer bugs, and the crunch of leaves underfoot.  #Perfection.  Ohio delivered the most glorious autumn day, and Summit Metro Parks provided the history and scenery that did not disappoint.  There are so many great hiking spots in Northeast Ohio, and Summit Metro Parks and this was definitely one not to miss. Summit Metro Park covers more than 14,000 acres …

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Best hiking trails for kids at Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills is the perfect family-friendly Ohio destination. The main attraction of Hocking Hills are her natural rock formations and numerous waterfalls, but all of these must be reached by hiking trails. Over the years, I wished that someone would rank the easiest or best trails for young children. So, after multiple visits to Hocking Hills with our family, I’ve come up with a list of the best hiking trails for kids at Hocking Hills. #1 Ash Cave The easiest …

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It Rocks! Rockstall Nature Preserve near Hocking Hills

Learn more about this hidden gem of the Hocking Hills region Located on the grounds of Camp Akita, Rockstall Nature Preserve is a Hocking Hills hidden gem that is off-the-beaten-path compared to busier hiking areas within the Hocking Hills State Park. Rockstall Nature Preserve is a short drive from Logan, making it very easy to explore while in the region. The trail is just over 1 mile long. Things to know while visiting Rockstall Nature Preserve As previously mentioned, Rockstall is …

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The best parks and playgrounds near Mansfield, Ohio

Fun places for kids in North Central Ohio If there is anything that the past 6 months have taught us, it is that finding local spots that allow us to be outside and explore are worth their weight in gold! We love playgrounds and parks and have done our best to check out all of our local options. Here are some of our favorite Mansfield, Ohio parks and playgrounds. My list of Mansfield, Ohio parks & playgrounds Malabar Farm State …

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Wahkeena Nature Preserve with Kids

Edge of Hocking Hills delight for families This past year, a friend and I packed up our kids and visited Wahkeena State Nature Preserve, the perfect day trip for anyone in Central Ohio.  Located just south of Lancaster in Fairfield County, the Preserve is on the northern edge of the Hocking Hills region. Wahkeena is the Native American word for “Most beautiful.”  The unassuming vegetation of this area really is beautiful. There are 2-3 different trails at Wahkeena.  These are …

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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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