30 Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Ohio

Photo Credit for lead image: flickr/Always Shooting There are so many fun things to do in and around Columbus, Ohio, that it only makes sense to put them all in one spot! From top notch museums, delicious dining options, and cool neighborhoods, you may start out by passing through the city, but you’ll ending up exploring once you know what’s there. Here’s our list of 30 things to do in Columbus, Ohio – and a few bonus ones, too! Historical Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio Ohio Statehouse Kelton House…

Indoor Winter Fun at Museums with Vacatia

Are the kids ready for summer- and it’s only January? I’m pleased to say that Vacatia has rolled out a fun, new blog that not only touches on common family travel scenarios, but gives insight and helpful tips on making the best out of every family vacation, road trip, or day trip! My first post on Vacatia is how to take the stress out of a museum visit, especially when you have kids that might not be so gung ho about visiting. You can find my new article on kid friendly museums on the…

Fun At Carnegie Museum Of Natural History: Part Two

After lunch at Fossil Fuels in the lower level of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, we walk up the giant stone steps to the Museum of Art. I remember taking my daughter to Carnegie’s Art Museum in a stroller and remember her eyes lighting up when she viewed the varied exhibits. Now, when we make our way to the Art areas, she is familiar with many of the artists and their famous work.  She has become familiar with Monet and Manet, Van Gogh and Renoir. Saturday art classes can immerse her in…

Fun at Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Part One

When winter temperatures are frigid and school is cancelled, I look for alternative ways for the kid to learn and have fun at the same time. Our go-to spot for education and frivolity is The Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History! Located on Forbes Avenue in the heart of Oakland, Carnegie Museums feel like an old friend to my family. It’s a wonderful feeling to walk through the large, glass doors and ascend the giant steps to the visitor’s desk. We love the smell of the museums and the way the colored…