Looking out of Ash Cave at the forest and a waterfall

13 Stunning Waterfalls in Ohio

Warning: these beautiful waterfalls in Ohio will make you want to hit the trails right now! Rivers, lakes, and even some not-so-far beaches – Cincinnati is PACKED with beautiful waterways. When I’m in the mood to spend a day at the water, my go-to is usually a hike, venturing out on a kayak or canoe, … Read more

the front of the Krohn Conservatory with walkway and benches

Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati

The Krohn Conservatory is an indoor botanical oasis located just outside downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Open year-round and welcoming visitors to tour its indoor gardens and exhibits, The Krohn Conservatory is home to more than 3500 plant species from all over the world. The permanent collections include plants from the rainforest, deserts, the tropics, and more. … Read more

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The Best Fall Festivals in Ohio

There’s so much to enjoy at this time of year – crisp fall air, apple and pumpkin farms, crunching leaves… and fall festivals in Ohio! Fall festivals are the best way to celebrate the season. Whether you’re looking for a great pumpkin festival, a farm festival, or a fun step-back-in-time celebration, you’re sure to find … Read more

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Ohio Fireworks Law – Changes in 2022

Want to shoot off fireworks from private property in Ohio this year? The new Ohio Fireworks Law may help you out! Ohio recently passed a fireworks law that will allow residents to shoot off consumer fireworks on private property (on specific days of the year). The law goes into effect just in time for July … Read more

Heritage Village Museum

Must See Museums in Cincinnati

I hope you’ll agree with me when I say that Cincinnati has some of the best museums around. Our museum offerings include great art exhibitions plus displays of local history, sports memorabilia, fire engines, and even neon signs! Seriously, you could visit a new museum every month and still not see them all. Cincinnati Museum … Read more

Exploring Fort Ancient Earthworks

Fort Ancient is a National Historic Landmark that sits on the banks of the Little Miami River in Oregonia, Ohio. Not only is it a National Historic Landmark, it holds the title of Ohio’s first state park. AND it’s North America’s largest ancient hilltop enclosure earthwork. What is Fort Ancient All About? The land that … Read more

Celebrate Juneteenth in Cincinnati {2022}

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is celebrated in the United States on June 19. And Juneteenth in Cincinnati is the place to be! Enjoy celebrations, festivals, and parades all over town on the weekend surrounding the holiday. Celebrated on June 19th, this holiday marks the day slaves in the most western part of the … Read more

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8 Family Farms to Visit Near Cincinnati

One of my favorite things to do with the kids is to visit local farms. Family farms are a great way for the kids to experience farm animals, to get up-close and personal with huge farming equipment, and to see the food we eat growing in the fields. Whether it’s at a full blown operational … Read more

Dig into the 12 Best Dog Parks in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati area has 13 dog parks to enjoy with your pup – many with separate areas for small and large dogs, dog drinking fountains, and benches for owners to sit on while the dogs run free. We’re sure your dog will need a nice long nap after visiting one of these off-leash Cincinnati spots! … Read more