The Works

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The Works: Head to Newark for interesting, inexpensive, interactive science museum

Head to Newark for interesting, inexpensive, interactive science museum

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Dawes Arboretum

Family Favorite Free Newark Outdoor Play

Dawes Arboretum: Explore 1,800 acres of plants, trees at Newark nature preserve

Explore 1,800 acres of plants, trees at Newark nature preserve I’ve driven by the Dawes Arboretum in Newark, Ohio, many times while traveling to and from my husband’s hometown two hours east of Columbus. I’d often think to myself, “One day I’m going to visit that place.” I recently fulfilled that desire on a hot weekday in July, driving the…

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Cherry Valley Lodge

Indoor Play Newark Splash Park

Upscale lodge plus indoor water park equals double the pleasure When the chill sets in, we seek out warmth. And family fun. One nearby getaway that can accommodate us is CoCo Key Water Resort at Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, 25 miles east of Columbus. The 50,000-square-foot water park is done up in a Key West theme and radiates 84-degree…

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