Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

To Explore (South)  // explore southern Ohio

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway in Nelsonville, OH review

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway in Nelsonville, OH review

The North Pole Express Train Ride! We ventured down to Nelsonville, Ohio on Saturday evening Dec, 4th to ride on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. They were having one of their  North Pole Express Train Rides.  There are only 5 of the North Pole Express night train rides this season, but there are daytime Santa...

Read more...

Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls in Logan, Ohio Review

Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls in  Logan, Ohio Review

Looking For A Peaceful, Beautiful, Cozy Getaway? I was invited to go down to the Hocking Hills area and stay the night at the Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls in Logan Ohio.  I sure glad I went! Sometimes you tend to forget that your own state has such treasures.  (Even though that is one...

Read more...

Lincoln MKT Review

Lincoln MKT Review

Whoot Whoot We got to review a cool car! How often to you get to drive a really nice family car for a week?  The Ford Fleet out of MI asked if I would be interested in driving this Lincoln MKT for a week.  Well sure!  At the time I wasn’t positive if the two...

Read more...

Canopy Tours

Canopy Tours

Hocking Hills Canopy Tours Talk about having a blast!  This was the highlight of our family vacation this year. It was an adventure that none of us will forget and we all want to do again! We drove just over an hour to get to the Hocking Hills Canopy Tours.  We of course just called...

Read more...

Rocky Boot Outlet in Nelsonville, Ohio Review

Rocky Boot Outlet in Nelsonville, Ohio Review

Like Outdoor Gear – at Outlet prices? Rocky Boot Outlet is in the small town of Nelsonville, which is just outside of Athens, Ohio. My husband worked on building a school in Nelsonville for the past 3 years, so there were several times he stopped in if he had time to look for deals.  He...

Read more...

the Wilds in Cumberland, OH review

the Wilds in Cumberland, OH review

Do you love animals? Like seeing them in the wild? Then you will love the Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio.  It is located on 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land.  It is non profit conservation center and  was developed to use as science, education and a great place to visit that has endangered species thriving. We...

Read more...

Ohio University College Tour

Ohio University College Tour

It is that time in our home…(again)… touring different colleges looking for the “right” one! T who is a senior and D who is a junior, Dave and I went on our 2nd college tour.  The first one was Bowling Green a couple weeks ago.  I didn’t get any pictures there to show you… We...

Read more...

Bass Pro Shop in Perrysburg Ohio Review

Bass Pro Shop in Perrysburg Ohio Review

Our family loves the Outdoor Stores! We traveled to Perrysburg Ohio to stay overnight a couple weekends ago. We went up there because we had bought tickets for my husband and his oldest son to go see Red Green’s stand up show for Dave’s Father’s Day gift.  Since we were going to be right by...

Read more...

Kids Bowl Free

Kids Bowl Free

Our kids got to bowl this summer for free I found out about it on Facebook right before summer.  Here is the deal with Kids Bowl Free.com.  Kids can bowl 2 games a day …everyday for free.  They do have to pay for their shoes though.  We ended up buying the triplets bowling shoes. But...

Read more...

Welcome to Explore Ohio with Sandy

Welcome to Explore Ohio with Sandy

I am so excited to start this blog.  I decided I wanted to have a place that I could showcase local businesses, activities that myself and my family enjoy. The idea is that others may not know about these places and would like to try them also. Here is my family.  Dave and I got...

Read more...