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Explore Columbus: Stay in a Bed & Breakfast

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Columbus: Stay in a Bed & Breakfast

If you’re looking for somewhere a bit more personal to put up your guests, or even experience a fun night away from home, a Bed & Breakfast may be what you are looking for. Columbus is home to several unique options, one of which recently opened. You may remember this beautiful home on Hawthorne Park […]

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Explore Columbus: The Wilds

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Columbus: The Wilds

The Wilds are included as an extension of the Columbus Zoo. Since we have never visited, we decided to stop by over the weekend. The Wild Animal Encounter sounded best suited for our two young children, so with tickets booked, we were on our way. The weather had turned to a windy and chilly 55 […]

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Close to Columbus: The Oregon District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Close to Columbus: The Oregon District

Boutique shops, art galleries, historic buildings, coffee roasteries and plenty of bars and restaurants. No, I’m not talking about The Short North… I’m talking about The Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio. The Oregon District is a small 60-acre triangle-shaped neighborhood located immediately southeast of Downtown Dayton. The neighborhood feels distinctly divided into three separate sections: […]

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Close to Columbus: The 2nd Street Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Close to Columbus: The 2nd Street Market

The PNC 2nd Street Market is a historic railroad building that was reopened as a public farmers market in 2001 in Downtown Dayton. Located just 75 minutes west of Downtown Columbus, this unique farmers market is worthy of a weekend excursion if you’re looking for something new to do relatively close to home. The long […]

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Take a Weekend to Explore Cincinnati’s Ongoing Urban Transformation

 Randy Simes Take a Weekend to Explore Cincinnati’s Ongoing Urban Transformation

Cincinnati is perhaps most well known for its hills, German heritage, river, and diverse collection of architecture. Now, however, the city is becoming more and more known for one of the most dramatic urban transformations currently taking place in America. Naturally, those visiting Cincinnati should start at its center. Visit Fountain Square which has become […]

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Close to Columbus: Hocking Hills Getaway

Halie Williams Halie Williams Close to Columbus: Hocking Hills Getaway

After telling myself numerous times that I needed a vacation from the stress of school and work, I recently got what I asked for. Last week I had the pleasure of attending a press trip for travel writers to Hocking Hills, made possible by Weirick Communications. Through the Thursday – Sunday trip and our jam-packed, […]

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Close to Columbus: Over-the-Rhine

Walker Evans Walker Evans Close to Columbus: Over-the-Rhine

Yesterday was a warm sunny day (for a February in Ohio) and a road trip was in order. I decided that a trip to Cincinnati would be fun, and we set off specifically to vist the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood located near Downtown. Approximately 106 miles south of Columbus, a drive to Over-the-Rhine will take you around […]

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