the lake at Miami Whitewater Forest

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

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50 Free and Cheap Things to do in Cincinnati this Summer

Looking for something free (or cheap) to do this summer in Cincinnati? We’ve got you covered with this list of 50 free and cheap things to do in Cincinnati for the summer of 2020. PLEASE NOTE: A significant number of our 2020 summer events will start late, have been rescheduled, or will be canceled this … 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

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

Experience Fall at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Last updated: August 19, 2019 (first appeared here in Oct., 2013) Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park may just be one of my favorite spots in which to spend the day. While it’s beautiful all year long, it’s especially pretty in the fall. I ventured out to Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park with my friend and fellow blogger, … Read more

EnterTRAINment Junction and the Amazen Fun House

It’s Day 296 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring an exciting place for kids of all ages – Entertrainment Juncion. Did you know that the world’s largest indoor train display is right in our own backyard?  That’s right – Entertrainment Junction houses the world’s largest indoor train display.  With more … Read more