Castaway Bay

Road Trip

Castaway Bay: Cedar Point’s indoor waterpark offers 82-degree escape to Caribbean

Cedar Point’s indoor waterpark in Sandusky offers 82-degree escape to Caribbean


Punderson State Park

Pataskala Road Trip

State park pleases with resort-like property, particulars After a full day of touring covered bridges in Ashtabula County, my family and I stayed the night at Punderson State Park in Newbury, Ohio, before heading back home to Columbus. We arrived on a foggy afternoon in early May. Daffodils and red bud blooms lit up the gloomy weather and the sight…


Kingwood Center

Mansfield Outdoor Play Road Trip

Thousands flock to majestic grounds each spring for colorful blooms Every spring people want to know when they can witness the full splendor of 20,000 tulips at Kingwood Center, a former estate that’s now a 47-acre public park in Mansfield, Ohio. Tulips have been Kingwood’s main attraction since the grounds opened to the public in 1953, one year after the…


Pigeon Roost Farm

Family Favorite Hebron Road Trip Seasonal

Pick pumpkins, pet animals, play outdoors Nothing says autumn like a well-groomed pumpkin patch. When the calendar turns to October, I always go looking for a place to pick up a few jack-o-lanterns to be. This year my family discovered Pigeon Roost Farm, along Rt. 40 in Hebron, Ohio. Seeing my 2-year-old daughter’s face light up as she wandered among…