June 2018



Buying the Right Sleeping Bag, Backpack and Tent

The Boy Scouts had it right: Be prepared. When it comes to outdoor adventure, Bryan Wolf of Milford’s Roads Rivers and Trails can help with that.

Camping Essentials for Your Dog

Want your best friend to come with you on your next trip? Take this advice from a seasoned dog trainer.

Detroit: 4 Boutique Hotels You’ll Love

Check out the Motor City’s renaissance while staying at one of these properties that merge history with high-end amenities. 

Erie, PA/Western NY: Summer Road Trips

If you’re heading east along Lake Erie through Pennsylvania and western New York, consider taking the slow road. Here are four towns you shouldn’t miss. 

Ohio Camping Guide

It’s time to hit the road and get back in touch with nature. From popular state parks to primitive backcountry sites, here’s our guide to finding your perfect camping getaway.

Ohio Park System Classes

Want to do some structured outdoor exploring before packing up your tent? These four locations offer a full lineup of learning opportunities.

Ohio State Park Campgrounds

With more than 50 locations scattered throughout the state, your next weekend adventure is a short drive away.

Ohio Yurt Camping

The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers its own version of roughing it: overnight stays in a completely comfy yurt.

Secluded Ohio Campsites

Looking for a side of peace and quiet with your next adventure? Check out these three spots tucked deep in the Ohio wilderness. 

The Memphis Belle, Dayton

See the legendary World War II aircraft and learn its story at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. 

Western PA: City & Country

Whether you want to take in a ballgame, revisit your childhood or shop with friends, here are seven western Pennsylvania attractions to get you started. 

Where to Camp Along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail allows travelers to explore Ohio history by following the route canal boats did during the 19th century. Here’s where you can pitch your tent along the way. 

Food + Drink

Campfire Cooking: 4 Great Recipes

It’s time to set up the tent and heat up your summer cooking with these four off-the-grid creations courtesy of adventurous Ohioans. 

Ohio Wine Month 2018

Summer is the perfect time to explore Buckeye State wineries, including these 12 that offer dinner, classes, tours and more.

What’s in Season in Ohio: June

This month means berries, beets, asparagus and more among the fresh local options you may find at your local farmers market. 


‘Ansel Adams: A Photographer’s Evolution’ in Cincinnati

This summer, the Taft Museum of Art showcases a career-spanning collection of Ansel Adams’ work. 

‘Creating the Illusion’ in Lancaster

An exhibition on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio features more than 40 screen-worn pieces of clothing and accessories from the Paramount Pictures Archives. 

Author Paula McLain on ‘Love and Ruin’

The Ohio-based author returns to the life and loves of Ernest Hemingway in her new book.

Ohio Life

Columbus Architectural Salvage

Chris Sauer’s store stocks a wide range of reclaimed, hard-to-find home items stretching from the 1840s to the mid-20th century.

Connie Schultz on Writing for the Underdog

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist discusses performing on stage, teaching at Kent State and receiving the Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award.

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival

This annual southeast Ohio event at historic Roscoe Village celebrates a very American musical instrument.

Steel Vengeance Roars to Life

The retirement of Cedar Point’s legendary Mean Streak wooden roller coaster in 2016 set the stage for a new and smoother record-breaking ride.

World’s Largest Washboard, Logan

The Columbus Washboard Co. built a 24-foot-tall version of its namesake product to identify its factory in Logan.