Family Adventure Guide to Mohican State Park in Ohio

Mohican State Park encompasses some of the most beautiful scenery in Ohio! Visitors come to Mohican to hike, canoe, camp and have amazing family adventures. Here is my guide of family-friendly things to do in Mohican State Park, Ohio. Where is Mohican State Park? Mohican State Park is located approximately 90 miles from Cleveland, Ohio …

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Hiking at the Whipp’s Ledges within Hinckley Reservation

Whipps Ledges- Ledges Loop Trail - Hinckley Reservation

Hiking at Whipp’s Ledges within Hinckley Reservation caught my eye through a Clevelanders Instagram post many years ago. I was surprised to see scenery reminiscent of my favorite hike at Cuyahoga Valley National Park – The Ledges. But Whipp’s Ledges had even more appeal (to me) because it was lesser-known and closer to my home. We just …

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Stroller-friendly and Wheelchair-Accessible Trails in Ohio

Our daughter fractured her leg last fall, which put a wrench into some of our fall hiking plans. However, I was determined to get her out and enjoy the fall colors, no matter what. With and a little research, I was able to find Ohio trails that are paved or wheelchair-accessible. This allowed us to …

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Why you should travel with your children while they are still little

I’ve heard it said a dozen times, “Why would you travel to _____ when your kids are so little, they won’t remember.” I get it, I do. We question whether the investment is worth the result. I’m not sure what gratification we expect from the result but we hope that the money spent equals happiness …

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Off the Beaten Path Trails at Hocking Hills

Saltpetre Cave Nature Preserve - Hocking Hills Ohio

The best hidden gems near Hocking Hills Hocking Hills is the most popular state park in Ohio, so it’s easy to see why some of the main hiking trails get very crowded during summer or weekends! While most first-time visitors stick to the well-known Hocking Hills trails, there are actually plenty of great hikes that …

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Wahkeena Nature Preserve with Kids

Family-friendly destination on the edge of Hocking Hills Wahkeena Nature Preserve is the perfect day trip for Central Ohio families.  Located just south of Lancaster in Fairfield County, the preserve is on the northern edge of the Hocking Hills region.  Here are my tips for visiting Wahkeena Nature Preserve with kids. History of Wahkeena Nature Preserve …

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Troll along at this enchanted Ohio Fairy Trail

The Fairy Trail at Infirmary Mound Park Calling all roaming gnomes filled with wanderlust, get your little goblins to the Fairy Trail at Infirmary Mound Park in Granville, Ohio. This .25-mile trail in Licking County is sure to be magical for kids of all ages! What is the Fairy Trail? The Fairy Trail at Infirmary …

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