If you’re looking for a day’s worth of adventure, these outdoor spots across the state provide great experiences among trails, woods and water.
These destinations within the Ohio State Parks system offer a wealth of opportunities for on-the-water fun.
Want to float away this summer? These scenic excursions are a good place to start.
Whether you want to pedal, paddle or lift a pint, the city of Dayton and the Great Miami Riverway have a lot to explore.
Our capital city’s rivers and creeks may not seem like a fly-fishing destination, but one local angler has found ample opportunities to cast his line without ever leaving town.
The Great Lakes State’s offerings are plentiful, whether you’re looking to explore inland lakes, winding rivers or adventures along the shore.
Native American tribes created elaborate earthworks across Ohio that can still be seen today. These locations contain many mysteries, but also connect us to those who lived here thousands of years ago.
Navigating the Little Miami River is an experience as much as it is a lesson in the importance of healthy waterways. Since 1967, one family has helped people make that connection.
This time of year in Ohio means it’s time to embrace all the natural beauty our state has to offer. Here’s some inspiration to get you started.
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr. has been watching birds in Cleveland his entire life. In early 2021, a photograph he captured there resulted in a surprising discovery.
Jeremy Umansky makes foraged ingredients a focus of the menu at his Cleveland delicatessen and bakery. Here’s how searching for wild edible plants became part of his life.
In 2011, outdoorsman Andy Niekamp set out to tackle the Buckeye Trail. Nearly 90 days later, he became the first person to complete the route’s 1,444 miles by himself.
Food + Drink
These entrepreneurs offer creative and delicious eats that pair perfectly with long days and plenty of sunshine.
Our state is home to a wealth of wineries that offer great places to relax, dine and even stay.
This spot offers an oasis where you can fuel up along the Little Miami Scenic Trail, but it’s also a destination worthy of seeking out on its own.
Will and Lydia Chambers’ central Ohio soft serve truck offers a fun lineup of ice cream cones and sundaes, with a couple inspired by the distinctive personalities of their young daughters.
Vy Sok and Mike Laguna’s food truck features tacos, burgers and coney dogs that deliver a fusion of Cambodian and Latin flavors.
Jamie Anderson’s stationary food trucks smoke their meats on-site, serving low-and-slow favorites at Columbus’ Land-Grant Brewing Co. and Powell’s Nocterra Brewing Co.
Inspired by places they encountered in Napa Valley, Kathleen and Andy Dangelo’s winery offers an inviting place to spend a day on the patio.
Darryl and Nina Robinson’s food truck serves a lineup of creatively constructed hot dogs at breweries, wineries and farmers markets across northern Ohio.
Lake Erie’s treasures regularly wash up along the shore in the form of tiny bits of highly polished glass. This event celebrates what you can make from them.
Home + Garden
You learned about Johnny Appleseed in school. Now, you can buy an apple tree that is a descendant of one he planted for your own yard.
On June 27, 1936, the city of Cleveland unveiled a vibrant exposition that drew millions of visitors to the lakefront during the course of its run.
The Cuyahoga Valley National Park biologist talks with us about a project that aims to return the Cuyahoga River to a more natural state.
Since 1824, the school has been located in the quiet of the countryside. For two decades, the Philander Chase Conservancy has been working to keep it that way.
William and F.M. Brooks founded their footwear company in Athens County in 1932. Today, it is still headquartered there and still making boots that will help you tackle the terrain.
Doctors share advice for protecting your skin from the sun’s rays and how to safeguard yourself against the itches and ouches waiting for you in the woods.
This piece is typical of the wooden bins once found in general stores and small groceries.