Hiking the Hocking Hills with dogs is a great way to explore the park. You’ll need to make sure you’re prepared. Bring plenty of water and towels and read up on the rules ahead of time. But your pup will enjoy hiking as much as you do!
Groovy Plants Ranch is near Marengo, Ohio, just north of Columbus. They have a large selection of plants, lots of things to see and backgrounds perfect for your Instagram feed!
If you enjoyed The Shawshank Redemption, you’ll appreciate a visit to the Ohio Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio. Much of the movie was filmed at the prison and in the area surrounding it. In total, there were five Hollywood movies and a number of music videos filmed at the prison. Learn about the filming and history of the prison. You can even take a ghost tour.
The outdoor drama Tecumseh is in its 50th season near Chillicothe, Ohio. The drama portrays the life of Shawnee chief Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa as they prepare to unite the Indian tribes against the settlers that were moving into their territory.
Columbus, Ohio is full of free and fun things to do. On the first Sunday of the month visit Franklin Park Conservatory for free.
Findlay Market in downtown Cincinnati is a great destination for specialty shopping and dining in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
Poblano’s, on the east side is a great location for Mexican food in Columbus, Ohio. The food is fresh and hot and the service is quick and friendly.
Congaree National Park in South Carolina is a unique experience. You hike a boardwalk trail through a swamp. The view is other-worldly as cypress tree knees rise out of the water.
If you’re looking for a spring or summer destination and love history, consider a trip to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Costumed actors and historical buildings give you the experience of being immersed in a 1700s colony, before the start of the Revolutionary War.
Are you looking for adventures hiking in western Ohio? Follow along as we visit Indian Mound Reserve and John Bryan State Park.