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

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

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

Touch a Truck Events in Cincinnati Ohio

Touch a Truck Events in Cincinnati, 2022

Enjoy this list of 2022 Touch a Truck Events in the greater Cincinnati area. May 18, 2022: Blue Ash hosts this Touch a Truck event at Summit Park. 4-7pm. Equipment will be on display for children and adults to get a close-up look at the vehicles used around the City. Individuals can get their pictures … Read more

Splash Pads in Cincinnati

If you’re looking for a way to cool off this summer, you’re lucky to be in Cincinnati! Whether you call it a Splash Pad or a Splash Park or a Sprayground, our fabulous local park systems have a number of wonderful options from which to choose. If you know of any spray parks we missed, please be … Read more

Overview of the playground and city skyline in Cincinnati

Smale Park – A Guide to Our Favorite Cincinnati Riverfront Park

Here we are with another installment of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring one of our favorite Cincinnati Parks, Smale Park. Smale Riverfront Park sits along the Ohio River near the base of the Roebling Suspension Bridge.  This 45 acre park spans the riverfront area between Paul Brown Stadium and Great American … Read more

looking up at a ride at Kings Island Amusement Park

Your Guide to Kings Island 2022

The annual trip to Kings Island was the highlight of the summer for me as a child. I can remember the anticipation of seeing the first glimpse of the Eiffel Tower as we approached the grounds. That was way back in the old days, before the trees were as tall as they are now! Kings … Read more

geocache tube in tree

Geocaching for Beginners

Geocaching is a fun activity that can be done anywhere in the world and it appeals to all ages – from preschoolers to retirees.  You can do it alone, with the family, in a group. It can get you outside and it can get you to visit places you wouldn’t ordinarily explore. We created our … Read more