May 2020

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Travel

‘Celebrating the Pioneers’ in Marietta

An exhibition at Marietta’s Campus Martius Museum delves into the people who founded the Northwest Territory’s first permanent settlement. 

Antique & Handmade: 4 Great Michigan Spots

Whether it’s something wonderfully vintage or beautifully handcrafted, Michigan offers a wealth of places to find that special something.

Drive the Hocking Hills Scenic Byway

This drive covers more than 26 miles as it twists and turns through the region and past some of our state’s most popular natural landmarks.

Kayaking the Lake Erie Islands

South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous founder Eric Slough shares how to see Ohio’s islands from a new perspective.

Visit 3 Ohio Botanical Gardens

These three destinations provide pockets of peace with their beautiful scenery and captivating flora.

What to Do in Ohio This Week: June 29-July 5

From Independence Day celebrations to a safari at The Wilds, start with these ideas to make the most of summer.

What to Do in Ohio: Aug. 10-16

Stroll through a sunflower field, watch the Perseid Meteor Shower and more fun activities Ohioans can take part in this week.

What to Do in Ohio: Aug. 17-23

From exploring Ohio's own underground caverns to an epic yard sale that requires a road trip, here's what to do this week across the state.

What to Do in Ohio: Aug. 24-30

From watching art move in the wind to exploring the trails of southern Ohio, here's what to do this week to embrace the outdoors.

What to Do in Ohio: Aug. 31-Sept. 7

Drive the Ohio River Scenic Byway, get rolling on a popular bike trail and discover more to do this week across Ohio.

What to Do in Ohio: Aug. 3-9

Catch a thrill at Cedar Point, walk among the trees at Holden Arboretum, get outdoors in Marietta and more family fun to discover this week.

What to Do in Ohio: July 13-19

From Oak Openings' most Instagram-worthy spot to living history at Hale Farm & Village, here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week.

What to Do in Ohio: July 20-26

From the Columbus Zoo's newest attraction to celebrating the first man on the moon, here's how to make the most of your summer days this week.

What to Do in Ohio: July 27-Aug. 2

From parasailing over Lake Erie to exploring the 21 parks and preserves of Hamilton County, we're sharing ideas to make the most of your summer days.

What to Do in Ohio: July 6-12

Here's what to do this week in Ohio, from outdoor adventures to picnics in Dublin to a ride on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

What To Do in Ohio: June 15-22

From biplane rides to walking among the treetops, here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week.

What To Do in Ohio: June 1-7

From yurt camping to enjoying art in a park, here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week.

What to Do in Ohio: June 22-28

From hitting the trails of the Emerald Necklace to exploring a cave on South Bass Island, here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week.

What To Do in Ohio: June 8-14

Here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week, from stargazing to canoeing down the Hocking River.

What To Do in Ohio: May 22-31

From kayaking the Portage Lakes to touring Ohio's historic covered bridges, here's how to make the most of the days and nights of summer this week.

Food + Drink

4 Fresh & Simple Sandwich Recipes

Josh Thurston, sous chef at Kindred Spirits at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, and Josh Sheets, owner of Ol’ Dirty Sheets Hot Sauce, share fresh ideas from their own kitchens.

4 Ohio Pickle Varieties We Love

Summer cookouts and sandwiches are on the horizon. We want your refrigerator to be ready.

Sample History + Hops in Findlay

Findlay Brewing Co. teams with the Hancock Historical Museum for a beer series focusing on local history.

Arts

‘Picasso and Paper’ in Cleveland

The Cleveland Museum of Art examines how the iconic Pablo Picasso used an ordinary medium in exquisite new ways.

Ohio Life

3 Questions: Eliese Goldbach

The author spent three years working at Cleveland’s ArcelorMittal plant, which she recounts in her debut book, Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit.

Goodale Park Fountain, Columbus

This whimsical landmark is not far from the Sells family “circus” mansion and offers a nod to the history of the area.

Lakeside Daisy State Nature Preserve, Marblehead

Designated in 1988, this Ohio preserve protects its namesake flower and is the only place in the nation where a substantial stand of them grow naturally.

Live Well Ohio: May 2020

Before you gas up the car and map your route, make sure this list of first-aid essentials is along for the ride with you.

Mound Cemetery, Marietta

This historic cemetery offers visitors a unique look back through time and insight into the early days of the Northwest Territory’s first permanent settlement.

Ohio Finds: Brass Surveyor’s Transit

Made by Henry Ware, who was born in Vermont in 1810 before settling in Cincinnati.

The Amazement Park

H. John Hildebrandt worked at Cedar Point for 40 years. As the legendary amusement park celebrates its 150th anniversary, he looks back at our connection to Ohio’s summer playground.