Life in Delaware County

ODNR Encourages You To Go Leaf Peeping

6 Oct , 2019  

Even if you are not planning to go on a hike or pack up a tent and camp out this fall, you can take advantage of the easiest way to welcome fall with almost no effort required: leaf peeping. Leaf peeping is, simply put, just the act of looking at leaves to observe the color change that takes place during fall. This activity is so popular that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., maintains a Fall Color Forecast to help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the onset of fall in Ohio. More…

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History/Tourism

Fun Ideas for an Ohio Mini Vacation This Fall

18 Sep , 2019  

Just in time for cooling temperatures and vibrant foliage, Ohio. Find It Here and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) are teaming up to launch the Fall in Ohio microsite  – an easy-to-navigate online resource perfect for locals and visitors seeking leaf-peeping tips, incredible fall color views, quintessential festivals and must-see attractions. Delaware County is very very much included in the mix. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Travel Ohio’s Newest Water Trail

9 Aug , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Today we’re turning our attention to a place where the beauty of nature joins opportunities for the whole family. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Experience Delaware County After Dark And In The Wild

28 Jul , 2019  

Do things that go “bump in the night” put you on edge? Do you know what goes on after dark in the wilds of Delaware County?

Here’s a chance for your family to open your eyes and ears to that experience by visiting the Ohio Wildlife Center after the lights go out for a Family Night Hike. Find out what animals love things a little bit darker. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Corn, Corn, And More Corn

26 Jul , 2019  

Not all corn may have been knee-high by the Fourth of July this year, but the crop is catching up and there will be plenty on hand as the 2019 edition of the Ashley Corn Show kicks off on Thursday, August 1.

Presented by American Legion Post 518, the Corn Show brings three days of fun. There will be sweet corn, of course, as well as Otterbacher Carnival Rides and Games, the Elm Valley Firefighters Food Booth, and local community booths as well. Come watch the FFA Kiddie tractor pull, and register to participate in a Cob-Tossing Contest! More…

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