Checking Out Chambers | Purely Boulders

Have you tried Bouldering yet?

Many Central Ohioans are familiar with Rock Climbing from Vertical Adventures birthday parties or scouting adventures. You’ve seen the kids or young people hooked up to ropes and climbing up to the top of a wall inside 2-story building.  Bouldering is rock climbing without the ropes and with shorter walls or climbs.   And Vertical Adventures has opened a new facility for just this sport: Chambers | Purely Boulders. Continue reading “Checking Out Chambers | Purely Boulders”

Side Trip: Exploring Loveland Castle

On a recent trip to the Greater Cincinnati area, we made a stop in Loveland, Ohio.  After hanging out in the cute town for a bit, we made our way over to the Loveland Castle.  This unique attraction has been on my list for a little while so I was happy to be close enough to check it out. Continue reading “Side Trip: Exploring Loveland Castle”

John Glenn Astronomy Park – Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills has long been one of my favorite Ohio Destinations.  When I saw the announcements that the John Glenn Astronomy Park was finally open, I knew we needed to go.

Located just west of Old Man’s Cave, the John Glenn Astronomy Park is located in the heart of Hocking Hills.  This new park offers a large plaza and a building with a sliding roof that contains a large telescope.  Continue reading “John Glenn Astronomy Park – Hocking Hills”

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Cincinnati

My family and I decided that this year we’d explore the history of the Underground Railroad in Ohio.  So, in February we started that journey off with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Located along the Ohio River in downtown Cinci, the three floors of the museum explore the history of slavery in America, the experience of escaping slavery along the Underground Railroad, and show the state of slavery today. Continue reading “National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Cincinnati”