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Visiting Knox County – Things to do in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and surrounds

Knox County, Ohio is often overlooked. From Knox County’s center in Mount Vernon, it is 45 minutes to Columbus and over 90 minutes from Cleveland. Don’t let the drive stop you, because Knox County is home to a glam hotel, a hip liberal arts college, and numerous hiking and biking opportunities. Here are just a …

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Finding Hemlock Falls – A hidden waterfall of Ohio

Hemlock Falls is a beautiful waterfall near Butler, Ohio.  Even though it’s difficult to locate, the hike to this nearly 100-foot waterfall is worth the trip! Update 2021: Unfortunately, vandals have damaged the property at Hemlock Falls. This has ruined it for all visitors! Ughhh. Per Jason from the Richland Co Park District- as of …

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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 …

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Ireland with kids: Best playgrounds along the tourist trail

Ireland is a kid-friendly country to visit with the family!? From scenic vistas to historic castles, there is something to inspire children of all ages. However, kids can only handle so much sightseeing and so we filled our trip with plenty of time at playgrounds. Here are suggestions of which playgrounds of Ireland you’ll won’t …

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Enchanted by Evansville – Family Travel Guide to Evansville, Indiana

Things to do in Evansville, Indiana The marketing slogan for Evansville, Indiana is “E is for Everyone.” After spending a few days in this Ohio River city, I see why Evansville IS a great destination for all ages, especially those that travel with the family. Here’s my guide of things to do in Evansville, IN; …

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Oh my G-O-S-H: A stay at LEGOLAND Beach Retreat Resort in Florida

Does anyone else’s kids know every single line from The LEGO Movie? Mine do!? Last year while Mr. Yoder and I were painting rooms and fixing up the new house, the kids watched a LOT of movies! The LEGO Movie was on repeat, and in the previews, there’s a short commercial for LEGOLAND. This is …

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