Ask any outdoor enthusiast to give you their short list of of places to go in Ohio for outdoor adventure and Hocking Hills will always end up near the top of their list. With so many activities to choose from, finding the right adventure can seem overwhelming at times. We looked through a plethora of information about the Hocking Hills area and businesses before reaching out to High Rock Adventures for a tour of their location. They stood out to us because of the level of adventure they offered, the variety of challenges available and their eco-friendly tours.
Sometimes I read things on the internet that say "Best coffee in the world!" and think, "Sure, that's just what your opinion." Recently, I read that John Bryan State Park in Yellow Springs, Ohio is considered the "The Most Scenic Park in Western Ohio." I had been to John Bryan SP years ago and I... Continue Reading →
What's a wife to do when her husband says. "Let's go on an adventure to Maine! Can you be ready in 4 hours?" Of course I say, "Yes, but I'll need more than 4 hours." Being the miracle packer that I am, I had us ready in about 6 hours and headed out when the... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! We've had a busy summer hiking and adventuring. The kids are enjoying this week home. We may hit our local highbanks metro park tonight for a viewing of Jurassic Park! It may not be an adventure but it will be a fun time outside. I've had a few people ask for the links... Continue Reading →
Scioto Grove is not your average metro park. It has the backpacker in mind, but also has much to offer for others.
The weather is warming up and the spring flowers are popping their heads up through the ground. Birds are migrating up north and the geese have returned to make a nest by our pond. Everything is waking up from its winter slumber. I am feeling the reality that my family's first backcountry trip is coming... Continue Reading →
When you live in the land of flat, and at best, rolling hills, you have to go out and find places to learn more extreme sports. Climbing was one of the sports that was on our bucket list of things for the kids to learn before we head out to the mountains this summer. My... Continue Reading →