road trip

Comfort Inn Splash Harbor in Bellville, Ohio

From the outside the Comfort Inn of Bellville looks like a conventional hotel, but it is far from that.  It is home to Splash  Harbor.  Open the doors of Comfort Inn and you will not just find everyday things going on.  This place is a great place for families to stay when visiting Ohio or...
Smokehouse Brewing Company in Columbus, Ohio

Smokehouse Brewing Company in Columbus, Ohio

When our family is travelling we really try to avoid stopping at chain restaurants for meals along the way.  Even if it’s just for lunch on a long drive, I would much rather stop at a unique, locally owned restaurant for a meal than to grab something at a restaurant you can find in any...
A Few Great Breweries in Hamilton County, Indiana

A Few Great Breweries in Hamilton County, Indiana

Recently we went on a road trip to Hamilton County, Indiana which is just north of Indianapolis.  We were quite impressed with the amount of craft breweries in Hamilton County and we did our best to stop by as many as time allowed on our trip!  Hamilton County, Indiana is comprised of many small towns,...
A Long Weekend at the Red River Gorge {2016}

A Long Weekend at the Red River Gorge {2016}

Each year for Fall Break our family goes to Red River Gorge for a camping trip.  This is one of my very favorite traditions that Michael and I have with the children.  It’s a special time for just the six of us where we are away from it all and it the midst of the gorgeous scenery of...
A Quick Trip to Asheville, North Carolina

A Quick Trip to Asheville, North Carolina

This spring I took a trip to Asheville, North Carolina with some fabulous ladies.  Even though it was a short weekend we crammed in quite a bit of fun.  My husband’s aunts and mother organized the weekend trip and found a gorgeous home in Black Mountain for us to rent.  As many cousins and aunts that...
A Weekend Away in Sandusky, Ohio {2016}

A Weekend Away in Sandusky, Ohio {2016}

For the second year in a row our family traveled to Sandusky to spend a weekend at Hotel Breakers and Cedar Point while I attended Bloggy Con.  I learned more about cultivating my blog and made connections with other fabulous bloggers from around the country and my family got to have a great time riding rides...
24 Hours in Zanesville, Ohio

24 Hours in Zanesville, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Small City Taphouse in Sandusky, Ohio

Small City Taphouse in Sandusky, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Step Back in Time at Conner Prairie

Step Back in Time at Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie is an experience unlike any other.  Where else can you ride in a balloon, talk to survivors of a Confederate raid, explore a giant tree-house, learn about history and go back in time all in one day?  After visiting Conner Prairie and exploring for a day I left thinking that if this was closer to...
Weasel Boy Brewing in Zanesville OH

Weasel Boy Brewing in Zanesville OH

We rarely take a trip away from home without exploring some of the craft breweries in whatever town we are staying.  The craft beer industry amazes me!  You can find interesting homegrown breweries in bustling cities and in the quiet suburbs.  When we went to Zanesville, Ohio earlier this year to visit my cousin David and...
The Ohio State Reformatory (aka Shawshank)

The Ohio State Reformatory (aka Shawshank)

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky, Ohio

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...