Tree Frog Canopy Tours

Soaring through the tree tops suspended on a dual cable zip line, Tree Frog Canopy Tours is one of the “must do” activities in the Mohican area. Located 9 miles south of Loudonville, it has the distinction of being a world class installation destined to become one of the top U.S. canopy tours. Traveling over […]

Ohio Pools and Spas

By Doug Kish, MA Look Ahead for Summer Fun! Even though the Ohio weather is still frigid, it’s now time to plan for summer fun. A typical day of summer swimming starts with loading the towels, sunscreen, snacks, cooler, umbrella, blanket, beach chairs, and kids into the car to go to the pool. Then there […]

The Little Switzerland of Ohio

By Doug Kish, MA According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world’s largest cuckoo clock is located in Sugarcreek, Ohio. This quaint town has storefronts resembling a Swiss village, some decorated with Swiss murals painted by local artist Tom Miller. Originally called Shanesville, the town developed around the intersection of two Indian trails […]

Ohio Star Theater at Dutch Valley

By Doug Kish, MA In 2012 Dutchman Hospitality converted the conference center at the Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek into a small theater-in-the-round in an effort to bring evening entertainment to overnight guests in Amish country. While they achieved success with live musicals produced by Blue Gate Musicals of Nashville, Tennessee, they had limited space in that […]

White Water Rafting on the Yough

By Doug Kish, MA – This year our white water rafting trip took us to an area we had not explored in the past. It was incredible 89-degree weather at the end of April as our group traveled about three hours southeast to Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, the home of White Water Adventurers, Inc. Located on the […]

The Wild’s Zipline Safari

By Doug Kish, MA Described as a “flightseeing” expedition that will have you soaring past animals grazing and basking in the sun, landing in a wildflower garden oasis, Wild Zipline Safari will not disappoint adventurers of all ages. Located 70 miles east of Columbus in Cumberland, Ohio, Wild Zipline Safari is situated within the 10,000 […]

Kings Precision Pools

By Doug Kish, MA What’s more fun on hot summer days than swimming? More fun would be not piling everyone and everything into the car to go to the pool, and merely stepping outside your back door and into your own swimming pool. If you are planning ahead and thinking about investing in a swimming […]

Velocity Sports Training Ohio

By Doug Kish, MA Winter is the perfect time for athletes to begin indoor sports training. Mike Grady has been well aware of that fact for many years. Grady played high school baseball for North Canton Hoover before he went on to pitch for Ohio Wesleyan University. By 2005 he was playing professionally for the […]

Snowmobile Fun

By Doug Kish, MA Webster defines a snowmobile as an open vehicle for usually one or two persons with steerable skis on the front and an endless belt at the rear used for travel on snow. However, if you ask any snowmobile owner, they’ll tell you it’s much more than that. They describe it as […]

Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point

By Doug Kish, MA Imagine an outdoor sports park for baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse games on professional-level synthetic turf fields located adjacent to beautiful Lake Erie. Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center is currently under construction just miles down the road and across the bay from Cedar Point on Cleveland Road. Scheduled […]

Dirty Dozen Bike Ride

By Doug Kish, MA Since 1983 bicyclists have met in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to ride some of the steepest hills in the United States. Originally organized by Dan Chew, Tom Chew and Bob Gottlieb, the Dirty Dozen bike ride started as five friends attempting the impossible. This annual bicycle competition is […]

Great Lakes Science Center

By Doug Kish, MA Looking for a place where the kids can have fun and still learn something? Then the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio is the place to go. Our recent tour of the Science Center was a learning experience. Their mission statement is “To make science, technology, engineering, and math come […]