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Travel: Shenandoah National Park Offers Something for Everyone

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: Shenandoah National Park Offers Something for Everyone

Virginia is home to one of 11 National Parks east of the Mississippi River. Located along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park has nearly 200,000 acres of protected forest, waterfalls, streams, rocky peaks, and wildlife. The park is about a six-hour drive from Columbus and offers attractions for everyone from a casual day-hiker to […]

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Around Ohio: Shawnee State Park Offers Numerous Outdoor Activities

Randi Walle Randi Walle Around Ohio: Shawnee State Park Offers Numerous Outdoor Activities

Shawnee State Park is becoming a popular outdoor destination for Central Ohioans. Known as the “Ohio Smokies,” the 1,000 acre park is surrounded by the 63,000 acre Shawnee State Forest in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Located in West Portsmouth about two hours from Columbus, the park offers opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, […]

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Around Ohio: Resources for Planning Summer Trips

Randi Walle Randi Walle Around Ohio: Resources for Planning Summer Trips

As summer is now here, many people are wondering how and when they can safely enjoy a summer vacation. Destinations around Ohio are now starting to re-open and offer outdoor activities, dining options, and overnight stays. Below is a list of resources for state parks, metro parks, liveries, campgrounds, and communities across Ohio with information […]

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Coronavirus Update: Nursing Home Testing, Airports & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Nursing Home Testing, Airports & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, May 26, 4,305 cases and 188 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 5,608 cases and 247 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported, as reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 33,006 cases and 2,002 deaths have […]

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Delta Adds Nonstop Flights to Seattle from CMH

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Delta Adds Nonstop Flights to Seattle from CMH

Beginning June 8, 2020, Columbus travelers will be able to fly nonstop from John Glenn International Airport to Seattle with Delta Air Lines. Delta will be flying an Airbus A220 from Columbus to Seattle, making the city Delta’s 14th nonstop destination served from CMH. The airline offers up to 37 daily flights from Columbus, including […]

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Travel: How to Spend a Day at Grand Canyon National Park

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: How to Spend a Day at Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s largest, and most popular, tourist destinations. The canyon itself is composed of peaks and slopes of layers of red rock that drop down several thousand feet. At its base, the Colorado River snakes through for over 200 miles. At different times of day, the colored rocks reflect the […]

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

Editor’s note: This article has been updated from August 2018 to include a new, daily nonstop flight to Seattle from Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines has announced a second daily nonstop Seattle flight to John Glenn Columbus International Airport this summer. Flights will operate June 18 through August 17, 2020, in addition to existing year-round flights […]

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