Summer in Ohio-what could be better?! Summer here is full of options from day trips to local culture, outdoor festivals and entertainment. Our parks and natural areas are alive with visitors looking to hike, mountain bike, canoe and look for wildlife. Our Urban areas shine with colorful gardens, public art, walking tours, and fresh and locally sourced foods and drinks.Not to mention that our zoos, theme parks and outdoor water parks are world renowned. If you are lucky enough to live here, you should have these 25 things on your summer bucket list!
  1. Watch the Fireworks in your home town
  2. Visit Amish Country to sample the goods and indulge in a great dessert
  3. Head to Lake Erie and kayak around the islands
  4. Set up a tent and camp in your own backyard
  5. Take a hike in Hocking Hills
  6. Attend an Outdoor concert
  7. Catch fireflies
  8. Circle up to a campfire and make some s’mores
  9. Head to the Farmer’s Market or a local fruit & veggie stand
  10. Go Fishing
  11. Take a night to star gazefireflies.jpg
  12. Read a book by the pool
  13. Make a meal with family and friends and try to duplicate one from your favorite restaurant
  14. Spend a day at the Columbus Zoo
  15. Have a picnic at Alum Creek State Park
  16. Run or walk a 5k for charity
  17. Host a water fight themed party
  18. Grill something unique (like sweet pickle spears-yum)
  19. Go out on a boat
  20. Visit a farm
  21. Make root beer floats
  22. Visit the ice cream place you went to as a kid
  23. Have lunch at a winery
  24. Eat on the roof top or patio at one of our great restaurants
  25. Ride a Roller Coaster
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy living in Ohio! If you need help finding your dream home in Central Ohio, call, text or email me! (614) 332-4391 lori.hicks1@outlook.com