May 2018

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Travel

102 Days + Nights of Summer 2018

Whether you want to hit the water or hang out with animals, dig in at a festival or tackle the trail, here’s your guide to making the most of summer in the Buckeye State.

102 Days + Nights of Summer: August 2018

Enjoy a Verandah Concert at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, take on Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point and witness the Battle of Ohio.

102 Days + Nights of Summer: July 2018

Get some local flavor at the Taste of Akron, hang out at the Toledo Museum of Art’s annual block party, and explore the Holmes County Open Air Art Museum.

102 Days + Nights of Summer: June 2018

Check out Jack White at Cincinnati's Bunbury Music Festival, celebrate the opening of John Glenn Astronomy Park and head back to the beach for Edgewater Live.

102 Days + Nights of Summer: May 2018

Make a wish as “Aladdin” takes the stage, sample a swig of Appalachian heritage at the Moonshine Festival, and paint outside at Findlay’s Art in Park: Plein Air Festival.

102 Days + Nights of Summer: September 2018

Check out the Demolition Derby at the Fulton County Fair, and celebrate Hale Farm & Village’s 60th anniversary.

Family Fun in Columbus

Our capital city is a prime destination for fun this season, with favorite attractions adding new reasons to visit.

Southern Ohio Forest Rally

We check in with race chairman Jeremiah Johnson to find out how you can witness the fast and furious two-day event. 

Summer in Butler County: 5 Finds

From outdoor fun to sheer adrenaline, these attractions show why a visit to southwest Ohio should be part of your travel plans. 

Waterfront Fun in Michigan

Whether you’re looking for attractions along the shore or farther inland, these six Great Lakes State spots are worth the road trip. 

Food + Drink

Buckeye Statement

Bob Evans celebrates its Ohio origins with its new chocolate-and-peanut-butter hotcakes. 

Collision Bend Brewing Co., Cleveland

This riverfront brewpub in The Flats entertainment district offers great beers, inventive food and an incredible view. 

Farmer Lee Jones’ The Chef’s Garden

Lee Jones and his family grow specialty ingredients for restaurants in all 50 states and a dozen countries. Here’s how they launched their groundbreaking business.

Arts

Art Takes Flight

Before John James Audubon, there was Alexander Wilson. The Toledo Museum of Art showcases its complete set of his nine-volume masterpiece in a new exhibition. 

Creating History

Miami University Art Museum’s “Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature” features 130 works published during the past 50 years. 

The Columbus Crossing Borders Project

This art exhibition hosted by the Dublin Arts Council reflect personal stories that put a face on the plight of refugees around the globe.

Ohio Life

Laura Watilo Blake on ‘Ohio: A Photographic Journey’

The photographer and Ohio Magazine contributor discusses her book highlighting the beauty of the Buckeye State. 

3 Questions: Ken Leslie

A former comedian who once lived out of his car, this Toledoan founded Veterans Matter in 2012 to help those who’ve served our country find housing. 

Apple Water Tower, Jackson

This community of 6,500 in the Appalachian foothills of Jackson County honors its agricultural heritage with a can’t-miss landmark.

Live Well Ohio May 2018

Here’s how to get moving this summer, no matter your level of fitness. Plus: Physicians share advice for protecting yourself from the sun’s rays.

Tracy Martin’s Vintage Baseball Museum

Filled with 3,000 authentic artifacts stretching back to the game’s earliest days, this private collection pays tribute to the evolution of America’s pastime.