Small Towns Ohio Driving Adventures | Wayne County

We gave up TV for a week and wanted to do something else in the morning before summer is over. So today we decided to take a drive to Hartzler Family Daily in Wooster for some delicious flavored milk! Little did we know this trip would quickly turned into a back road adventures of small…

Unique Stay in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills is calling! For less than three hours drive from Akron, you can book a stay in one of these many unique rentals, from a tiny house to a cabin with indoor saltwater pool! @chaletshh@hockinghillspremiercabins@hockinghillsunderground@chaletshh@hockinghillscaboose@hockinghillscabinsandresort Some of these cabins are booked through August BUT most have availability AND all of them will be so…

12 Creeks to Visit on A Hot Summer Day in Akron and Cleveland Area

A list of some of our favorite creeks to visit on a hot day. Most are a short hike before you reach the water. Kids friendly, based on Ben (5) and Kate (almost 4). South Chagrin, Brecksville, Everett Covered Bridge are easy access. Parking could be challenging and can be crowded on any given day.…

Beaches Along Lake Erie, Ohio

Mentor Headlands State Park When we first venture out in June, we looked for small beaches at the metro park close to home and have learned they are all closed for the season (except the spillway at Hinckley Reservation). So I expand my search to Lake Erie beaches and nearby lakes and to my own…

20 Day Trips That Are Less Than 2 Hours From Akron, Ohio

We are cautious but we are not giving up on having a great summer of 2020! These locations on my list are within 1-2 hours drive from Akron, OH. They are public places that you can still practice social distancing and enjoy time with your family. Below is the list (in no orders whatsoever). Please…

Let’s See Where You’ve Been

Note: these are questions and games as seen on social media during quarantine that I find entertaining. I personally think it makes great journal prompts. Some of these I do not recommend filling out for the public but are awesome to keep for personal memoirs of this strange time we are going through. For more…

Ideas for Weekend Getaway

We have done all of these trips as a family and as a couple. I'll blog about it eventually but please feel free to contact me for details of our trip(s). I am happy to share. DRIVING Within 2-7 hours drive from Akron, OH: ideal for family. Cincinnati, OHColumbus, OHChicago, ILDetroit, MIIndianapolis, INNiagara Falls, NYNiagara…