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10 Helpful Tips To Plan A Stress-Free Road Trip

10 Helpful Tips To Plan A Stress-Free Road Trip

Are you planning a road trip soon? Whether to explore bucket list destinations or lesser known locations, road tripping is one of my favorite ways to experience the beauty of America’s landscapes. With the uncertainty of travel restrictions throughout the country,...

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Favorite Photos of 2019

Favorite Photos of 2019

As 2019 is ending, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos of the year. As I compiled these photos, I am humbled by the amount of support that I have continued to receive this past year. I am so grateful and would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of you! I...

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The Best Things To Do In Union County, Ohio

The Best Things To Do In Union County, Ohio

Have you ever visited a place and it just feels like home? That’s exactly how I feel whenever I visit Union County, Ohio. With welcoming communities, picturesque landscapes, historical architecture, beautiful covered bridges, agritourism experiences and outdoor...

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How To Upgrade Your Travel With Upgraded Points

How To Upgrade Your Travel With Upgraded Points

One of the most frequent questions I receive is “how do you afford to travel so much?” While I save most of my money for travel, one of the biggest ways I afford to travel often is by booking travel through miles and points I’ve accrued via travel rewards credit cards...

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The Best Things To Do In Springfield, Ohio

The Best Things To Do In Springfield, Ohio

Located approximately halfway between Columbus and Dayton, Springfield is the thriving heartbeat of Clark County. Once home to some of the greatest entrepreneurs and manufacturing giants of the 19thand early 20thcenturies, Springfield is now a city on the rise once...

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Favorite Photos of 2018

Favorite Photos of 2018

As 2018 is ending, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos of the year. As I compiled these photos, I am humbled by the amount of support that I have continued to receive this past year. I am so grateful and would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of you! I...

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About Me

Heather Rader, An Ohio Girl Travels

Hi! I’m Heather, the traveler and storyteller behind Ohio Girl Travels. As an Ohio-based freelance writer and full-time travel blogger, my goal is to encourage you to travel more.

To learn more about me and my passion for travel, click here to read my story.