July 2017 Issue



5 Places to Experience the Arts in Ohio’s Appalachian Region

These five attractions share the stories, history and traditions of Ohio’s hill country.

8 Great Inland Lakes

Soak in summer with our guide to Ohio parks where you can get on the water this weekend.

Exploring Superman’s Cleveland Roots

The Cleveland Public Library hosts an exhibition that delves into the Ohio origins and cultural influence of the world’s most famous superhero.

Sample Akron Beer on the Summit Brew Path

The Summit Brew Path invites travelers to explore 14 area breweries that offer a flavor of our state’s booming craft beer scene. 

Food + Drink

Cincinnati Taco Festival 2017

Enjoy $2 eats on the Cincinnati riverfront as restaurants vie for the title of top taco. 

Ohio Ice Cream Guide

Check off our list of nearly two dozen Buckeye State brands, stands and landmark spots.

Ohio Ice Cream Stands

These nostalgia-packed roadside spots are sure to delight the child in all of us.


‘Star Wars’ at Cincinnati Museum Center

“Star Wars and the Power of Costume” features an iconic collection of screen-worn wardrobe from George Lucas’ space saga. 

Dan Chudzinski Embraces Imagination at Findlay’s Mazza Museum

Artist and curator Dan Chudzinski brings whimsy and wonder to the world’s first collection of original artwork from children’s picture books.  

Samantha Gibb Talks the Bee Gees and a Family Legacy

The singer-songwriter and Ohioan shares the story behind the Bee Gees tribute album honoring her father and uncles.  

Three Voices: Conversations on Life & Conflict

Lancaster’s Decorative Arts Center of Ohio presents an exhibition highlighting the works of three very different Ohio artists. 

Ohio Life

Best Hometown Road Trips: 2016–2017

Travel this summer to see what makes this year’s Best Hometown honorees great places to visit, too. 

Dickinson Cattle Co., Barnesville

Darol Dickinson offers bus tours that provide his guests a closer look at his Barnesville ranch’s Texas longhorn cattle.

The Alluring Underwater Photography of Scuba Diver Mark Thomas

Scuba diver Mark Thomas of Hilliard documents the wonder of Ohio’s water-filled quarries while teaching others how to do the same.