Moving to a new place can be fun and exciting. You get to experience everything the town has to offer for the first time, and if you're lucky enough to find yourself moving to Ashland, Ohio, well then you are in for a treat! Ashland, Ohio is located 66 miles southwest of Cleveland and 82 miles northeast of Columbus, and is known for some of its tourist areas in the city. Summertime in Ashland is always buzzing, especially with the revamp of downtown and all of the new restaurants to try. Ark Realty is proud to offer houses and properties in Ashland, Ohio and we want to share with you some of the activities you can do here this summer.
Ashland has a very large park system that is sprawled throughout the county with 18 parks to choose from. Some of the more well known parks are Freer Field, Byers Woods, Hopkins Landing and the Ashland Fire Company Nature Cabin. Some of these parks feature parks for children to play in, like Byers Woods and Freer Field, while others are mainly for hiking. You can however take a canoe or kayak out to Hopkins Landing, and take the river to many other parts of the Ashland park district.
To see a full map of Ashland's Parks click here.
There are also some events throughout the summer that happen annually for Ashland. One of those traditions is a trip to Freer Field to see the Ashland County Balloon Fest. This year the festival will celebrate its 30th year and include it's usual entertainment, music, food and the Balloon Fest 5k. The Balloon Fest will begin Thursday, June 24 and carry through to that Sunday, June 27. Be sure to make a special trip out here to see the Balloon Glow. There is nothing like sitting in a field with massive hot air balloons glowing all around you. Trust us when we say this event is fun for the whole family.
Click here to look at the event calendar for the 2021 Summer year.
There are many more things to do in the Ashland County and surrounding areas that will be sure to keep you busy for the entire summer. Ark Realty is proud to offer our customers the opportunity to own a home and grow a family in such a beautiful community. Not only does Ashland have great schools, events, restaurants and more, but the people here are one-of-a-kind. Give Ark Realty a call today, we may just have the forever home you're looking for.