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    52 Hike Challenge: Month Two Recap

    Month two of the 52 hike challenge is officially under my belt! I was able to explore some new areas and visit old favorites as well. While it was a quick month, I made sure to make the most of every hike. Hike #5: Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, 5 milesĀ  My friend and I took a road trip to Yellow Springs for the first time and it was such a blast! There is so much to see in this area. We spent the entire day hiking and made sure the explore the cute little town of Yellow Springs and grabbed coffee and food. We visited Clifton Gorge State Nature…

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    52 Hike Challenge: Month One Recap

    As promised, I’m holding myself accountable to complete the 52 hike challenge this year. This entails hiking once a week in 2018. Every month, I plan to recap the hikes that I completed. This is the first of twelve recaps. Hike #1: Lake Erie, 2 miles My first hike of the year was a little unique. Lake Erie completely froze over at the beginning of January, making it accessible to walk on the frozen water. I at Edgewater Park and descended down to the water to walk. There’s something really cool about being able to walk on areas you typically can only experience either swimming or by boat. The hike…

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    6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Hocking Hills Trip

    Unless you live within an hour of Hocking Hills, it’s likely you’re trying to plan a weekend getaway. With so many trails, waterfalls and sights to see, I’m going to share some tips and tricks to help you make the most of your time. Tip #1: Create your itinerary before getting there. There are large areas where you will have absolutely no cell service. Unless you are staying in a cabin with Wi-Fi (which we didn’t), you will need to plan ahead. While there are plenty of directional signs, I felt much more comfortable having print outs of the maps and trails we wanted to get to. We stayed at…

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    The Most Incredible Hidden Waterfalls in Northeast Ohio

    If you know me at all, you know my favorite thing to photograph is waterfalls. Luckily for me (and you!) there are so many great waterfalls in Ohio. Most of them are well known and easy to get to. However, those are not my favorites. I love the waterfalls you stumble upon. The ones you can’t even believe exist. The ones that are so breathtaking and peaceful you have a hard time describing your experience to another person. I’m sharing with you my five favorite falls within driving distant from my house. 1.) West Falls of Black River, Cascade Park Why I love it: So technically, this waterfall is not hidden.…