My favorite park for summer fun – Miami Whitewater Forest

When summertime is calling your name and you simply NEED to get out and enjoy some warmth and sunshine, pay a visit to Miami Whitewater Forest. This is one of my favorite Great Parks of Hamilton County parks as this is truly an outdoor lovers dream! Something for everyone! What’s your style? Bike ride? Take … Read more

Big Pig Gig – Where to Find the Pigs Today

Cincinnati, once known as “Porkopolis”, had pigs roaming the streets and was the area’s leading hog packing center. Pork was put into sausages, salted for long term preservation, used to make goetta. And in true Cincinnati fashion, nothing was discarded. Pork byproducts gave rise to other businesses like soap and candles (hello, Proctor and Gamble!). … Read more

Discovery Tree at Highfield Discovery Garden

Highfield Discovery Garden at Glenwood Gardens

Here’s one Cincinnati area park you’ll want to visit if you have kids in tow…. The Highfield Discovery Garden, a hidden gem found at Glenwood Gardens. Part of Glenwood Gardens, this is a magical little place for kids. Spanning 12 acres, this park offers lots of opportunity for pretend play. The entire park is full … Read more

Rentschler Forest Preserve - MetroParks of Butler County

Rentschler Forest Preserve – MetroParks of Butler County

We recently spent the afternoon hiking around the grounds at Rentschler Forest Preserve and I thought you all might like to see what we found at this park to our north. Rentschler Forest Preserve is part of the MetroParks of Butler County and is located in Fairfield Township. The park has over 400 acres and includes … Read more