Tag Archives: Adventure

Monterey, California ~ ohiogirltravels.com

7 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, California

Monterey County is home to thirteen charming towns, miles of beautiful coastline, amazing scenic drives and some of the best landscapes in California! With just a few short days to explore Monterey County there wasn’t enough time to take-in all the beauty of this California gem! Although I didn’t get through my entire must-see Monterey… Read More


Golden Gate Bridge ~ ohiogirltravels.com

5 Ways to Experience the Golden Gate Bridge

As one of the most iconic bridges in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is a must see when visiting San Francisco! Named after the Golden Gate Strait (the entrance to San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean), the Golden Gate Bridge was completed in 1937 after four years of construction. The 4,200-foot long suspension… Read More


Smoky Mountains ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Hiking Purchase Knob in the Smoky Mountains

There is just something about taking a hike that makes me find inner peace. Especially with the surrounding beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Haywood County boasts hundreds of miles of hiking trails within the thousands of acres of the Smoky Mountains, making for an outdoor and nature enthusiast’s dream! Haywood County provides… Read More


Skiing in North Carolina ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Skiing in Western North Carolina

Looking for awesome skiing and snowboarding in the eastern United States? Then look no further than North Carolina! To be honest, I never thought of North Carolina as a ski destination, but after visiting two of the six (Appalachian Ski Mountain, Beech Mountain Resort, Cataloochee Ski Area, Sapphire Valley, Sugar Mountain Resort and Wolf Ridge… Read More


Haywood County, North Carolina

12 Reasons to Visit Haywood County, North Carolina

Located in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, the charming Haywood County often is over-shadowed by the eclectic city of Asheville (approximately 25 miles east of Haywood County). With five unique towns (Canton, Clyde, Lake Junaluska, Maggie Valley and Waynesville) Haywood County welcomes visitors to stroll their charming downtowns, shop at locally owned small… Read More



Masada, Israel ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Exploring the Desert Fortress of Masada

The perfect day trip from Tel Aviv is combining a visit to Masada and the Dead Sea. From Tel Aviv, the Judean Desert-Dead Sea area is approximately a two hour scenic drive. With beautiful varying landscapes such as natural springs, the green oases of Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, fields and valleys, wadis (dry riverbeds) and… Read More


Church of Multiplication, Israel~ohiogirltravels.com

Exploring the Christian Sites of Galilee, Israel

Northern Israel is a land of nature reserves, national parks, lush vegetation, hillsides, mountains, Israel’s wine region, and home to numerous historical and religious sites. The Galilee region is divided into two main parts, the Upper Galilee (north) and the Lower Galilee (south). These two regions encircle the freshwater Sea of Galilee, a life-source of… Read More