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These splash pads in Columbus and Central Ohio are easy ways to cool off in the summer and a safer alternative for young kids who don’t yet know how to swim! All of these splash pads are free to enter and most are open Memorial Day through Labor Day. It’s always a good idea to …

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We love exploring the playgrounds in the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks System! Combining a nature experience, be it a hike or looking for creatures in the woods, with time on a playground makes a perfect outing for my kids! The Metro Parks offer so many free opportunities to learn about and explore nature …

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These 5 parks and playgrounds in Grove City, Ohio will keep your kids entertained and tired out for nap time! Grove City, just southwest of Columbus, offers a cute downtown area, a really amazing library, a Metro Park and some really cool accessible playgrounds for kids of all ability levels! These 5 parks in Grove City …

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Looking for a great playground or park in Worthington, Ohio? Try out one of these 5 super fun parks for a day out with the kids in Worthington! Worthington, Ohio is a suburb just north of Columbus. It has some fun neighborhood parks to explore! Some of the playgrounds have been newly remodeled making them a great destination for play! …

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Garrette Park in West Jefferson, Ohio is an accessible playground with a unique gravity rail that kids will go crazy for! There have been a couple of times when we just happen to stumble upon a brand new, hidden gem! That happened at the Ninja Course at Glacier Ridge Metro Park, and it happened a …

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If you’re looking for a fun playground to try out with your kids, look no further than this guide to some of the best playgrounds in Columbus and Central Ohio! We’ve spent years exploring so many parks in Columbus and beyond! It’s kind of a stretch to call it “research” because it’s been so fun! …

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Whetstone Park in Columbus, Ohio offers a lot of fun within its 136 acres! Located in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus, Whetstone Park has its own prairie, two playgrounds and the famous Park of Roses! I highly recommend a visit to this beautiful park in the late spring/early summer so that you can see the …

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Westgate Park in the Westgate and Hilltop Neighborhoods of Columbus is full of unique landmarks you won’t find anywhere else in Columbus! Westgate Park is one of our favorite parks in Columbus, not only because it’s our neighborhood park, but because it has great playgrounds, the ABC’s and it’s home to some really great events …

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