Traveling from Columbus, OH

Traveling from Columbus, OH

Ohio has it’s perks for travel-lovers.  It’s approximately halfway between Chicago and NY.  Ohioans are within easy driving distance to places like Washington D.C., Toronto, Philadelphia, Grand Rapids, St. Louis, Nashville, Colombia and Memphis. Living in Columbus, Ohio, smack dab in the middle of the state, means we are centrally-located enough to drive to West…

Day hikes from Columbus

Day hikes from Columbus

My sister and I went on some of my favorite day hikes in Ohio.  All of these hikes are less than an hour and a half from Columbus, and they offer some incredible views.  Like most good Ohioans, I’ve been to Hocking Hills a number of times.  I’m always amazed at how pretty it is. …

Hocking Hills getaway

Hocking Hills getaway

Dubbed “Southeastern Ohio’s Scenic Wonderland”, the Hocking Hills are a great destination in Ohio.  If you’re from Columbus, it’s hard to beat the 1-hr drive.  We went a few weekends ago to enjoy the fall foliage.  Even though it wasn’t quite peak yet, we still had a great time. Glenlaurel Inn This place was dreamy. …

Zoar Village

Zoar Village

Founding and History of Zoar Village In 1817, a group of 200 Separatists from Wurttemberg, Germany founded the town of Zoar in an effort to escape religious persecution in their homeland. They, who later became known as the Society of Separatists of Zoar (aka “Zoarites”), arrived in this small, rural northeastern Ohio area with a…

Best views in Ohio

Best views in Ohio

I love heights.  I love being up high and seeing things look smaller down below.  I’ve been on the hunt for the best views in Ohio, and I’ve been finding places I’ve never heard of the entire time I’ve lived here.  I’ve been reading from fellow Ohio bloggers.  I’m so glad there are people who…

Ohio musings
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Ohio musings

Fall in Ohio is beautiful.  The changing leaves, the crisp air, the pumpkin festivals, the bon fires… it’s a beautiful time.  I’ve been insanely busy with life right now, so a few day trips to some places in Ohio to enjoy the season has been a much-needed refresher! I thought I’d share just a few…

Places within four hours of Columbus, Ohio (Part two)

Places within four hours of Columbus, Ohio (Part two)

It’s about time for a part-two of an article I wrote last year highlighting some places I’ve personally visited within four hours of Columbus, Ohio.  I added a few more places to the original article, but thought instead of adding more to that one, I would just write a second.  (Part one can be read here.) I’ve written about…

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