Apple Valley Golf Course:  Next Door,  18 Hole Public Golf Course, 740-397-7664, Restaurant and Bar, Pro Shop, Driving Range

Ariel-Foundation Park: 12.7 Miles, Observation Tower, Kayak Lake, Walking Trails & Park, 10 Pittsburgh Ave, Mt Vernon.

Tree Frog Canopy Tours:  25 Minutes, $90 per person weekends, $80 weekdays. 4,000 feet of zipline, 2 1/2 hour guided trip.

Honey Run Waterfall:  9.4 Miles, Hiking, 10855 Hazel Dell Rd, Howard

Kokosing Gap Trail:  Nearest Access is 5 miles away in Howard.  14 Mile Trail, Great scenery, mostly flat.

Y-Not Cycling:  If you need bikes...Rent them here!  14 E. Gambier Street, Mt Vernon, 740-392-6100. ($10/hour, $25/day)

Valley Kayak Rentals:  Shawn will bring what you need and pick you up at the end of your trip.  Mohican and Kokosing Rivers, various length trips available.  Make advance reservations.  330-231-2902.   $15 - $38.50 per person depending on Trip,

Wolf Run Regional Park:  7.8 Miles, 740-392-7275,  KnoxCountyParks.Org

Mohican Adventures Canoe Livery:  20 Minute Drive.  Canoe Trips, Mini-Golf, Go-Kart Race Tracks, Aerial Adventure Course, 419-994-4097.

Spi Spot:  18 Minutes, Science Play-Space, Explore Science and Technology Through Play.  740-501-7616.

Schnormeier Gardens:  17 Minutes,  50 Acres of Gardens, ten lakes, sculptures.  Open in Spring.

Indianfield Bluffs Park:  15 Minutes, Hiking trails, near Kokosing River,