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OGLEBAY Wheeling West Virginia

By Elaine Kish While well known for its spectacular holiday light display, most visitors do not realize that Oglebay Park in Wheeling, West Virginia, has so much more to offer all year long. Intrigued by both the location and activities, I recently visited the 1,775-acre park with my granddaughters, Zoe and Emily.     By […]

Mohican Country

Photos by OHventures Mohican Country is located halfway between Cleveland and Columbus. It is an adventurer’s paradise, an outdoorsman’s dream, and home to some of the most unique attractions in the state! Mohican Country is primarily in Knox County, with parts of Ashland and Richland Counties as well. The hub of most of the action is Loudonville and Glenmont within […]

Beer Run

Photos by OHventures   Peanut butter & jelly. Milk & cookies. Running & beer?! It may not be a traditional pairing or a match made in heaven, but combining running with beer is definitely a recipe for a good (albeit interesting) time. These are two of my favorite things, so if you throw them together […]

Put-In-Bay Ferry Rides

  Sparklers on the Lake Erie shore of Put-In-Bay. Photos by OHventures. Miller Ferry Offers Free Tickets for Active Military & American Veterans During Memorial Day Ceremonies at Put-in-Bay Active U.S. Military and American Veterans get free passage on Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay Saturday, May 23 thru Monday, May 25. Permanent Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial […]

Things To Do

The 88 counties in Ohio carve out special parts of the state that are each unique in their own way. The state is incredibly diverse, with the lakeside counties spanning from Lucas to Ashtabula; the “great plains” of Northwest Ohio, including counties like Williams, Henry, and Wood; the hilly Appalachian region with Washington, Athens, and […]

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Marathon

  Photo by OHventures The night before the 2nd Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame (Half) Marathon in Canton, I had a major case of the pre-race jitters. And rightfully so. It was no one’s fault but my own, but I had not trained nearly as adequately as I should have – and I knew better. Last […]

Paint The Night Purple 

Photos by OHventures   There are many galas and receptions I attend each year, and I rarely post about them. However, this one in particular means a great deal to me. The Inaugural “Paint The Night Purple” benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association (Greater East Ohio Chapter) took place this Saturday, April 25 at the Lake Forest Country Club in Hudson. The night […]

Columbus Craft Beer

\ Columbus will be hosting its first ever Columbus Craft Beer Week on May 1-9 (okay, so *technically* it’s a little longer than a “week,” but who’s complaining?). The festivities will include hundreds of events happening at dozens of different venues all week all over town, including tap takeovers, beer dinners, beer runs, golf scrambles and more! Seven teams […]

Walk A Mile

Photo by Zipper City Blog Through my work at a local health system, I have been highly involved with trying to address the hard-hitting issue of sexual assault, domestic violence and rape in Northeast Ohio. My eyes have been opened to the dark, heavy and emotional details that surround the victims of such heinous acts of […]

Coshocton Three Rivers

Photos by OHventures If you need one word to convince you to explore Coshocton County, that word would be: alpacas. I bet you didn’t see that one coming! There are a lot of hidden hotspots – including alpacas – tucked away in the rolling Appalachian foothills of Southeast-Central Ohio. One of the best ways in which you […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Torchbearers is a group of young leaders in Akron who are passionate about building awareness for and bringing an end to sexual violence and rape.The Torchbearers aim to raise $1,500 in donations for the Rape Crisis Center of Medina & Summit Counties through the 10th Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoesevent.With your help and your generous donations, members […]