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Lazarus lizards

Photo credit: Getty Images In 1951, a young boy was vacationing with his family near Milan, Italy. The boy, George Rau, was a scion of the well-known Lazarus family, which, for generations, ran one of the...

Co-op People: Treehouse Lodging

Kevin and Laura Mooney The Mohicans, located near Glenmont in the remote, rugged, wooded hills of extreme northeastern Knox County, offers no less than six treehouses available for a night's stay. Ranging...

River crossing: Traversing the Ohio River

The City of Sistersville II patiently awaits early May — the beginning of her season. Before there were bridges across the mighty, sometimes swift and muddy Ohio River, there were dozens of ferries that...

Growing herbs in pots

Lavender is a great choice for a potted plant. The late spring and summer season are great times to fill your outdoor living space with the lively colors, textures, and fragrances of herbs grown in...

Ohio Icon: The Buckeye Trail

The Buckeye Trail covers 1,452.7 miles and is Ohio's longest scenic hiking trail. Location: Around the state of Ohio in places that encompass forests and fields; riverbanks and lakeshores; public lands and...

Behind the scenes at The Wilds

The Wildside Tour at The Wilds may include feeding giraffes. One of the three largest wildlife conservation facilities in North America — The Wilds — is located in the Buckeye State, just south of...

The island where it happened

Visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park can explore the place where disgraced former vice president Aaron Burr made his last attempt to become king of something. (Photo courtesy of Greater...

Kayak craze

Whether for fun or exercise, relaxation or a different way to see wildlife and meet new people, kayaking on Ohio’s lakes is a perfect way to get out and enjoy nature. Ohio has a delightful abundance of...

Lake Erie island campgrounds

Breathtaking sunsets are commonplace on Lake Erie's islands. Whether you enjoy tent camping or drive the largest motorhome on the road, there's a campsite awaiting you on the Ohio islands of Lake Erie....

Out of the shadows: White lightning goes legit

Hocking College students in period clothing pose with the distilling equipment in New Straitsville. For centuries, moonshine has loomed large in the American imagination — the illegally produced liquor...