I had the opportunity to spend a few days exploring Rutherford County, North Carolina. The area has southern hospitality and gorgeous mountain views at every turn.
Living in a house of boys, I knew of Canton, Ohio because of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but I honestly didn’t know much about what else the city had to offer. To my surprise, Canton can be a great destination even if you are not into football.
Our 7 day RV adventure had a wonderful combination of urban/ocean/mountains. Urban in Pittsburgh, Annapolis, and Washington DC, the Ocean in Ocean City, Maryland and Mountains during the last leg of our journey in Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania. My husband and I had previously skied at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in the winter and we were looking forward to returning for additional adventures in warmer temperatures.
A visit to see the Biltmore Estate was on my list for years and I was really excited when we were invited to experience what the Biltmore offered for families during a weekend stay. The Biltmore also happened to be the last destination that my mom was able to visit before she died. She absolutely LOVED her visit there and her face would light up when she would talk about it. I knew that I wanted to experience and get a sense of why it was such a special experience for her.
Zoombezi Bay is a waterpark located next to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium that is definitely worth checking out. What’s even better is that your admission to Zoombezi Bay gives you access to the Columbus Zoo during the day of your visit.
Sliding Rock is a 60 foot natural waterslide located within the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina that is fun for all ages.
I LOVE street art. It inspires and challenges me to dream bigger and brighter. It sparks creativity, provokes me and renews a sense of wonder. I’m surrounded by 101+ murals of great street art in various forms throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky neighborhoods. When I found out that Miami had an arts district dedicated to Urban Graffiti art, I was all in. I did an little online research and the images of the murals at Wynwood Art District made my heart skip a beat.
Middletown, Ohio may not be on your radar of places to visit, but I was pleasantly surprised to discover several gems to add to your list there.
Great Wolf Lodge is a great destination for families looking for a staycation or an evening away. Families will discover a range of activities that appeal to all ages. I’m sharing tips to help you make the most out of your visit.