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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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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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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Family day out: Inexpensive things to do at Put-in-Bay

Thanks to Miller Ferry for providing our family with ferry tickets and a golf cart rental.? Miller Ferry is the MOST inexpensive way to get to Put-in-Bay.? Adult tickets (age 12+) are $7.50 and kids 6-11 are only $1.50.? As always, all opinions are my own! Traveling with kids can be anything but cheap!? Having a day out at Put-in-Bay with the family is such a joy, but you don’t want to want to feel like your cash is being …

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Millersburg Glass & the Amish Country Byway

John Fenton comes to Amish Country John Fenton came to Millersburg, Ohio in 1908 with a dream and a sketchbook.? As the name implies, John was of the glassmaking Fenton family of Williamstown, West Virginia. He came to Millersburg knowing he could do something bigger and better than his family.? He didn’t want traditional glassware OR business,? John Fenton wanted opulence and prestige.? Out of that desire came Millersburg Glass. Fenton started Millersburg Glass in 1909.? Named after the county …

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Itinerary for a perfect summer weekend in Cincinnati

Our family was hosted by Cincinnati USA.? All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Fun things to do in Cincinnati with the whole family We had a blast exploring Cincinnati for 2 nights and 3 days.? The Queen City really is charming.? There’s a TON to do, so much that we’re planning a trip back to take in more of her beauty.? Here are some of my best tips for planning a summer weekend in Cincinnati (with …

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20 reasons to visit Sandusky in summer 2018

Things to do in Sandusky, Ohio this summer This summer Sandusky, Ohio is celebrating 200 years!? Yes, it’s the city of Sandusky’s Bicentennial and they’ve rolled out the red carpet, the bells & whistles, and a GIANT RUBBER DUCK. I’m excited to share more about what you can do in Sandusky this summer.? There is so much you won’t want to miss! Here are 20 reasons to visit Sandusky in summer 2018: 1.? Did someone say guacamole?? Spend a Taco …

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