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Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, OH

Did you know that Ohioans have had large roles in space travel research? From actually going to space to creating the freeze-dried food astronauts eat and the outside material of a spacecraft so it doesn’t melt in earth’s atmosphere, Ohioans have helped space travel happen. And, we can’t forget Neil Armstrong was the first man [...]

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EnterTRAINment Junction in Cincinnati, OH

Train lovers unite! EnterTRAINment Junction in Cincinnati is some serious model train fun. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I walked in the place. The entrance resembled a train depot, there were model and toy trains everywhere, and the place was brimming with excited children of all ages. EnterTRAINment Junction is located in West Chester [...]

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Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville, OH

Have you taken your child horseback riding? Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville offers trail rides for children as young as six years old. We went with a slew of little girls, and I was impressed by how Marmon catered to children. The riding instructor gave easy to follow instructions, they offered ponies and horses (depending [...]

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Get Out of Dodge Day in West Liberty, OH

We had an awesome family day in West Liberty, Ohio. Hubby took a day off during my kids’ spring break and we decided to get out of Columbus for a bit. Ohio Caverns had been on my list for quite some time, and with the sun finally shining in Central Ohio I figured, why not [...]

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The Wilds

I remember the first time hearing about The Wilds and couldn’t believe my ears. How could there be a place to do a safari in the middle of Ohio? Aren’t those just in Africa? Turns out, we Columbusites can eat breakfast, go on a safari, and be home for dinner! About an hour and half [...]

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Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg, OH

Street actors, comedic shows, jousting, being knighted by Queen Elizabeth, and shooting arrows into bales of hay sound fun? If so, visit the Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg, OH, which is straight out 71 South about an hour and 10 minutes from Columbus. The festival takes place inside the walls of a medieval village reminiscent [...]

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September Events

Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, I was unable to do my monthly appearance on Fox 28 “Good Day Columbus.” BUT, because I’ve gotten used to highlighting a few family-fun activities each month, I thought I’d still do that. This month I’ve listed a number of things that will get you out of the city for [...]

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