May 2022

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10 Ways to Explore Youngstown

Mahoning County offers a wealth of summertime attractions, from live music and fun festivals to interesting museums and great parks.

102 Days and Nights of Summer 2022

From festivals and concerts to great parks and outdoor adventures, here’s your guide to making the most of this sun-soaked season.

3 Ohio Scenic Byways to Drive this Summer

These three driving tours share the story of the National Road, the wonders of the Hocking Hills and the heritage of life along Lake Erie.

6 Michigan Wineries to Try this Season

Our neighbor to the north has more than 160 wineries. These picks showcase a mix of what’s being made in the Great Lakes State.

7 Butler County Spots to See this Summer

From monumental outdoor artworks to horseback-riding excursions to great craft beer, this southwest Ohio county caters to a variety of interests and tastes

Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum, Sugarcreek

This Tuscarawas County destination provides guided tours that offer a walk through the glory days of railroads.

Dig in at Ohio’s Fossil Park

The 5-acre environment for exploration in Sylvania’s Olander Park System offers a hands-on adventure for all ages.

Explore Dublin Arts Council’s Art in Public Places

This Columbus suburb’s outdoor collection of art brings travelers face to face with interesting works in unexpected places.

Float On: 4 Ohio Hot Air Balloon Festivals

Enjoy food, entertainment and family fun at these Ohio festivals centered around hot air balloons.

Follow Dayton’s Aviation Trail

This collection of historic sites and destinations celebrate Ohio’s ties to flight and the people who got us off the ground. 

Hidden Gems of the Hocking Hills

These finds throughout the region offer lots to explore, including state nature preserves, a butterfly conservation center and more.

Revved Up: 4 Ohio Events for Car Enthusiasts

These happenings focus on fun on wheels, from antique cars to a race through the forests of southeast Ohio.

Wild Fun: What’s New at Ohio Zoos

From adorable animal babies to upgraded offerings, here are the fresh finds at these four Ohio zoos this summer.

Food + Drink

Henmick Farm & Brewery, Delaware

Founder Nick Sheets remade a property that had been in his family for more than a century as a welcoming, rural destination for craft beer fans.

Orchard Bar + Table, Catawba Island

This restaurant draws inspiration from the region’s farming heritage and is part of a 10-acre property that offers more than what’s on the menu.

Try Ice Cream Nachos at Miller’s Creamery

With locations in Tuscarawas and Holmes counties, this shop offers eight fun flavors of its cool creation.


‘Abandoned America: Everything Must Pass’ in Canton

See urban exploration photographer Matthew Christopher’s photography at the Canton Museum of Art through July 24.

‘Van Gogh & European Landscapes’ in Dayton

See two works by Vincent van Gogh that are rarely displayed outside of Europe, along with work by other European landscape painters. 

Ohio Life

How Ohio Launched America's Barn Quilt Phenomenon

The barn quilt phenomenon began in Adams County more than two decades ago. Today, there are driving tours across Ohio and far beyond that invite travelers to hit the road.

Kings Island Opens in Mason, Ohio

In spring of 1972, southwest Ohio’s famous amusement park welcomed visitors for the first time. Attractions included a new wooden roller coaster known as The Racer.

Live Well Ohio: May 2022

Try these strategies for getting a better night’s sleep, and learn when it’s time to get screened for hearing loss. 

Ohio Finds: Zoar Garden Notebook

This personal notebook chronicles the work of Simon Beuter, who cared for the German Separatists community’s expansive garden.

Revved Up: 4 Ohio Events for Car Enthusiasts

These happenings focus on fun on wheels, from antique cars to a race through the forests of southeast Ohio.

Rivertown Inkery & Apparel, Cincinnati

Doug Burns celebrates the Queen City’s past and present with designs he hopes customers will enjoy for years to come.

The Ohio Town that Baseball Legend Cy Young Called Home

Cy Young’s name is synonymous with Major League Baseball’s most dominant pitchers. He was born in Tuscarawas County in 1867, and he lived there both during and after his career in the big leagues.

Tom Runnells Turns His Passion for Baseball Into Art

The former Major League Baseball player, manager and coach turns old baseballs into works of art.