Archive | June, 2016

Ohio Presidents Tour: Grant’s Birthplace

Every summer we make a bucket list of places and things we would like to do. And this summer we decided to visit all the Ohio Presidential sites. Mind you, there are 8 Presidential sites in Ohio. Our First stop on our Ohio Presidential Tour is the birthplace of our 18th President, Ulysses S. Grant in […]

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Toledo Treasure: Pearson Metropark

Pearson Metropark located at 761 Lallendorf Rd Oregon, OH 43616. Treasures you’ll find at Pearson Metropark… Seasonal Fun: Fishing, Paddle Boats, Ice Skating, & Sledding As you drive around the bend the first things to catch your eye is the beautiful lake, it calls to you. Take a walk around the lake and soak in […]

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Toledo Metropark Treasures: Wildwood Preserve Metropark

Wildwood Preserve Metropark located at 5100 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615. Treasures you’ll find at Wildwood Preserve Metropark: Natural beauty and man-made elegance come together as one at Wildwood Preserve Metroparks. The 493-acre park is the former estate of Toledo’s Stranahan family. Surrounded by natural habit, the stately home, now called the Manor House, […]

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Toledo Metropark Treasures: Farnsworth Metropark

My 8 year old has requested that we visit all the Metroparks this summer so we decided to begin our tour of the Metropark with Farnsworth located at 8505 S River Rd, Waterville, OH 43566. Treasures you’ll find at Farnsworth Metropark: The Interurban Bridge The Interurban Bridge was once the largest earth filled, concrete reinforced […]

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Family Fun & Adventure Awaits at Seneca Caverns

It was a perfect spring morning, sun shining, birds chirping, a slight breeze in the air and we had just driven through Starbuck’s drive through to caffeinate the adults and hydrate our little geologists for the journey that lied ahead. Our destination, Seneca Caverns; one of Ohio’s registered Natural Landmarks located in the beautiful Bellevue, […]

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10 Reasons Why Jungle Junction is the BEST Indoor Playground

We made the most of our 1st day of summer break and took a short road trip to Bellevue, Ohio home of Ohio’s largest indoor playground, Jungle Junction! Bellevue, Ohio is roughly an hour and ten minutes from Toledo, (give or take a construction barrel or two), and totally worth every minute of travel time. […]

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Ziplining & Feeding Giraffes in Toledo

As if you needed an excuse to visit the #1 US Zoo based on USA Today’s Readers’ Choice, the Toledo Zoo! That catchy little tune you hear playing as you make your way across the bridge over the Anthony Wayne Trail is 100% correct, We Love Our Zoo! And now there is so much more […]

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