Collected by Meg Nesterov, AFAR Local Expert
414 Walnut St #1100, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Not far from busy Fountain Square, on the top of the Mercantile building, there is a secret spot for great minds to think alike, read, research, and relax. The historic Mercantile Library is more than a hidden vault of dusty books, but a hub for...
4720 Vine St, St Bernard, OH 45217, USA
Gourmet popsicles have usurped the cupcake as the treat for the discerning sweet tooth. Gone are the fake cherry bomb pops of the past, the new flavor of the month is all natural, small batch, and often unusual. Cincinnati's Streetpops mixes sweet...
122 W Elder St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Between's Cincy's cheesy chili, overstuffed sandwiches, and meaty sausage, sometimes a nice cup of restorative tea is in order. Churchill's at Findlay Market is the real deal, brewing loose leaf tea from all over the world and teaching how to best...
50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Many slaves crossed the Ohio River with the Underground Railroad in hopes of finding safety in the free state of Ohio, and Cincinnati's Freedom Center stands as a tribute to those who fought for freedom. Documenting the full scope of the history...
1211 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Trendy as they may be, modern-day speakeasies have an undeniable intrigue. It might be the hidden entrances, the old-fashioned cocktails, the low lighting, or just the thrill of being in on the secret. Wiseguy is a Prohibition era-style lounge...
4521 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45232, USA
Cemeteries aren't often recommended as tourist attractions or wedding locales, but Cincinnati's Spring Grove cemetery and arboretum is a favorite of local families, tourists, and brides and grooms. Known as a museum without walls, the beautiful...
1201 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
MiCA 12/v gets its name from owners Mike and Carolyn, a Cincinnati native and a designer, and location (the corner of 12th and Vine). The sweet shop is the type of place you visit to find a gift for your coolest friend. It's also where you can...
Cincinnati, OH 45204, USA
If you want a scenic ride to or from from the Cincinnati airport, catch a ferry across the Ohio River. The Anderson Ferry has been in operation since 1817 and connects Cincinnati's west side with Hebron, Ky. Those headed to CVG Airport often opt...
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