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The Trove of Ancient Monuments in Columbus’ Backyard

Bucky Cutright Bucky Cutright The Trove of Ancient Monuments in Columbus’ Backyard

When you think of ancient sacred monuments, what places come to mind? Machu Picchu? Angkor Wat? Stonehenge? Giza?  How about Ohio? That’s right. Ohio. Not only has the Buckeye state produced ideas like the lightbulb, bubble gum and flight, along with a preponderance of presidents and astronauts, but it’s also home to spectacular structures from […]

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Around Ohio: Rest and Relaxation in a Historic River Town

Randi Walle Randi Walle Around Ohio: Rest and Relaxation in a Historic River Town

Ripley, Ohio is a relatively unheard-of destination that is packed with history and small-town charm. Ripley is just over 100 miles southwest of Columbus and has a population of around 2,000 people. Sitting across the Ohio River from Kentucky, this small river town was home to several abolitionists and played a major role in the […]

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Field Trip: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Plus Some Other Fun Destinations

Rita Volpi Rita Volpi Field Trip: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Plus Some Other Fun Destinations

Field trips back in the day were largely about learning – learning about history, how things are made, science, you name it. But, every once in awhile there were field trips that were just pure fun, like our trips to USA (United Skates of America). I loved the old school tunes, the “Inferno” dance floor, […]

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Not Just a Theme Park Town: Off-Season Sandusky is its Own Destination

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Not Just a Theme Park Town: Off-Season Sandusky is its Own Destination

I’m about to sell you on a trip to Sandusky, Ohio. Believe it or not, the place is pretty cool, and it’s not just because it has an enormous amusement park called Cedar Point. Off-season has its own mixed bag of wonders to show you, too. Downtown revitalization efforts over the last two or three […]

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