The shortest days of the year call for light and lots of it. These 10 displays throughout the Buckeye State offer great places to embrace the spirit of the season.
Have a heaping helping of holiday cheer at these destinations that exemplify the spirit and wonder of the season.
Visit an old coal-company operation in Athens County that’s been repurposed for modern times.
A visit this time of year offers a feast of lights and shopping options that'll cover everyone on your list.
Support local by planning a trip to one of these downtown districts that promise interesting finds, great food and new memories made.
Browse home decor at Blume, find a great read at Mulberry Books and grab a bite to eat at the historic Golden Lamb.
Browse beautiful prints at justAjar Design Press, find handmade goods at Schafer Leather Store and uncover unique gifts at Wit & Whimzy.
Explore Medina Farmers Exchange, browse beautiful creations at Polish Pottery and get in the Christmas spirit at Castle Noel all year round.
Find flowers and gifts at Angel 101, buy beautiful serving pieces at Packer Creek Pottery and make custom scents at Riverfront Candle Co.
Make new discoveries at Westerville Antiques & Rustic Revamp Decor, go retro at A Gal Named Cindy Lou and support local artists at Ohio Art Mart.
This book lover’s road trip includes the family home of the woman who helped change Americans’ views on slavery and a museum celebrating the art of the picture book.
Created to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, this trail featuring 10 stops highlights our state’s connection to the war effort.
Food + Drink
Sweet memories start in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking for old-time classics or fresh takes on familiar favorites, you’ll find something to love here.
This Columbus spot shares its recipe for a warm winter drink that promises a taste of the Alps.
Gene Sigel grows the ingredients that go into his bourbon, rye whiskey, vodka and brandy.
Stop by his welcoming red barn to try them for yourself.
These 6-inch creations at Nick Pesloa’s two Cincinnati locations are an adorable and delicious dessert option.
The Canton Museum of Art’s new exhibition features works from museums and collections in and around Ohio.
Home + Garden
Want to find interesting items while supporting local artisans and makers? Our Made in Ohio Gift Guide will provide you with dozens of ideas.
Blacksmith Doug Lockhart crafts beautiful skillets, griddles and roasters at his southeast Ohio workshop, pounding them out by hand one at a time.
The Buckeyes and Wolverines faced off in a matchup that saw high winds and a field covered in snow.
Matthew A. Cherry won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar for “Hair Love” in 2020. We talked with him about the appeal of animation and what’s next.
Every fall, we celebrate life in Ohio with our Best Hometowns issue. This year, we’re recognizing the inspiring efforts that have steadied our spirit and prepared us to move forward together.
Columbus’ fourth-generation Modlich Monument Co. creates memorials honoring local military veterans for communities across Ohio and beyond.
How to enjoy your favorite holiday foods without going overboard and strategies for coping with socially distancing this time of year.
A member of one of our state’s famous artistic families created this autumn landscape of rolling meadows.