August 2017



8 Must-Visit West Virginia State Parks

If you want to see the Mountain State in all its rugged, natural glory, plan a trip to one of these state parks. 

Heritage Road Trips 2017

From the streets of historic Granville to the farm where Bob Evans and his family lived, these scenic byways offer insight into our state’s history.

Ohio's Dark-Sky Destinations

If you want Ohio’s best nighttime views, head to one of these four parks. 

Trail Blazers

An Ohio couple recounts the 76 consecutive days they spent hiking the 1,444-mile Buckeye Trail in a new book.   

Food + Drink

12 Ohio Wineries for Views, Food, History and Fun

We identified 12 wineries that offer picturesque views, great food, a sense of history and big fun.

Blue Barn Winery, Wooster

Brett and Marcia Urian’s historic barn dates back to the years following the Civil War. Now it’s home to the couple’s winemaking operation. 

Chateau Tebeau Winery, Helena

Embracing their love for French wines, Mary and Bob Tebeau make guests feel right at home at their Sandusky County winery. 

Explore Wine Country

It is the perfect time to unwind at one of the many wineries that dot our state. We visited four we think you'll love and identified spots with great history, tasty food and lots of fun.

Fuel Up at Union Centre Food Truck Rally

The annual event returns to West Chester with 35 vendors Aug. 11. 

Georgetown Vineyards, Cambridge

An incredible view, gourmet pizzas and a fun lineup of fruit wines draw visitors to this Guernsey County winery tucked among the Appalachian foothills.  

Sand Hollow Winery & Speakeasy, Licking County

Jim Young turned his hobby into a Licking County winery. Then, he created a fun speakeasy in Newark. And, yes, you do need a password. 

Summer Sweet Corn Recipes

Ready to sink your teeth into one of Ohio’s favorite treats? Three chefs share creations that will have you grinning from ear to ear.  


Canton Museum of Art Hosts ‘Scrimmage’

Celebrate America’s fall game with a collection of works stretching from the Civil War to modern day.

Ella, E.T. and more at Blossom Music Festival

The Cleveland Orchestra spends its summers in Cuyahoga Falls. Here are three performances to check out between now and the end of the season.

Stitches of Hope

The Dayton Art Institute showcases thought-provoking beadwork by South Africa’s Ubuhle women. 

Ohio Life

3 Questions: CNN’s Joe Johns

 A visit to the Ohio Statehouse as a kid set CNN correspondent Joe Johns on a path to covering news in Washington, D.C.

Cardboard Boat Museum

Some of the most memorable participants in New Richmond’s annual Cardboard Boat Regatta are immortalized in a former gas station. 

Hale Farm & Village Civil War Re-enactment

The sights and sounds of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign come to the village of Bath.

Live Well Ohio: August 2017

Ohio hospital systems share advances and innovations in women’s health. Plus, doctors outline what screenings women need and when. 

Ohio Stargazing Guide

Here’s where to go and who can help you attain breathtaking views of the heavens above.