Ohio

    Ohio's Hunger Paynes Restaurant: Family-Style Cooking and All-Day Breakfast

    12/13/16 •

    Intrigued by the sign, my husband and I had to stop at Hunger Paynes Restaurant in Crestline while traveling through north-central Ohio recently. This down-home restaurant and its friendly staff quickly stopped our hunger pangs with its family-style cooking, including soups that are famous throughout the area. I highly recommend the outstanding croissant sandwiches and…

    National Road-Zane Grey Museum in Norwich, Ohio

    2/28/18 •

    The National Road-Zane Grey Museum in Norwich is well worth a stop if you’re in east-central Ohio. In the early 1800s, the 600-mile National Road (now U.S. Highway 40) was the granddaddy of federal highways; it stretched between Cumberland, Maryland and Vandalia, Illinois and was the only thoroughfare that linked the eastern United States to…

    Ohio's Ashtabula County Covered Bridges

    1/27/17 •

    The Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival in Jefferson, Ohio is a great October event. It not only shows off our county’s 16 beautiful covered bridges, but includes parades, arts and crafts demonstrations, antique car and engine displays, draft-horse pulls, delicious homemade food and a bustling farmers market. You can pick up a brochure and take…

    Circleville Pumkin Show in South-Central Ohio

    8/13/13 •

    If you love pumpkins, carve out some time this October to visit the Circleville Pumpkin Show in south-central Ohio. No matter how you cut it, this free 4-day festival is as much fun as the big, brightly colored vegetables it celebrates. First held in 1903, the event sprouted from a tiny jack-o’-lantern exhibit at the…