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Explore Ohio: Travel to Yellow Springs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Explore Ohio: Travel to Yellow Springs

Where can you find multiple independent book shops, boutique import stores and back-to-basics coffee bars? Where do people roam the street barefoot between head shops, tattoo parlors and pizza joints? Where can you find great hiking trails and outdoor activities just a stone’s throw from the city? If you guessed Portland, Oregon… then you’re technically […]

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Explore Ohio: Travel to All 88 Counties

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Ohio: Travel to All 88 Counties

If you are looking for places to go, you may consider traveling around the state of Ohio. Zach Henkel, AKA The Captain, realized in the fall of 2013 he had visited 78 of Ohio’s 88 counties and then made it a priority to get to all of them. “I made it a goal for over the […]

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Explore Ohio: Sleep in a Treehouse at The Mohicans

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Ohio: Sleep in a Treehouse at The Mohicans

Sleeping high among the treetops. Not something you typically envision being able to do in the woods of Ohio, but it is a possibility near Mohican State Park, home to thousands of acres of parkland and river. Laura and Kevin Mooney offer three treehouses and four cabins for folks to come get away from it […]

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Explore Ohio: Walk the Shark Bridge at Newport Aquarium

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Ohio: Walk the Shark Bridge at Newport Aquarium

Many travel to the Carolinas for vacation, but with all of the uncertainty of the proximity of sharks to the shore, why not take a shorter and safer trip to Newport on the Levee, just a couple of minutes from Downtown Cincinnati, and see sharks from a distance? The Newport Aquarium recently added Shark Bridge, […]

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Explore Ohio: Visit a Hand-built Castle, Chateau Laroche

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Ohio: Visit a Hand-built Castle, Chateau Laroche

Exit highway I-71 just north of Cincinnati, drive along streets with large homes and manicured lawns, then turn onto winding Mulberry Road and the landscape suddenly changes. Along wooded and flowering hills, the road leads you to a majestic building arising out of the ground. Chateau Laroche, meaning Rock Castle, and also known as The […]

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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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