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Cincinnati’s beautiful architecture and historic charm, embodied by the revitalized Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, give the Queen City a truly cosmopolitan feel. Cincinnati offers an emerging foodie culture, excellent museums, and a youthful, positive energy.
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7379 Squire Ct, West Chester Township, OH 45069, USA
Ninety minutes south of Columbus and just to the north of Cincinnati, OH, EnterTRAINment Junction houses the world's largest train display - over 25,000 sq. ft. of model trains in an 80,000 sq. ft. facility. The indoor train display was built with...
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100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
The aptly named Great American Ballpark is home to the Cincinnati Reds, and is a great time out whether or not you're a fan of the 'Big Red Machine' (as a die-hard Giants fan blessed with the gorgeous AT&T Park in San Francisco, I can still say...
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3036 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209, USA
Habits is absolutely one of our favorite 'go to' places on the east side of Cincy. It's a great place for a burger and a beer, to catch the game, play pool, or listen to live music. Better still is when the sun comes out and they open the front...
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121 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
A revitalized waterfront along the Ohio River has brought new life to Cincinnati. Multi-use residential and commercial properties commingle with urban parks, including Smale Riverfront Park, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and...
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4381 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start yours off right with a visit to Sugar n' Spice. For over 70 years this beloved institution has been keeping Cincinnati’s bellies full with its famous Wispy Thin pancakes,...
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1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071, USA
I can safely say the most relaxing thing I did in January was lie on the floor and watch sharks and stingrays pass overhead. A winter weekday is probably the best day to visit the Newport Aquarium—no crowds, more personalized attention from the...
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1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203, USA
The Cincinnati Museum Center is perhaps as well known for the building it calls home as it is for its wide range of attractions, with three museums (Science and Natural History, Children's, and History), as well as the Family OMNIMAX Theatre. As a...
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1230 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Cincinnati's Washington Park is at the heart of the up-and-coming Over-the-Rhine (OTR) District, and, like all great parks, is a focal point for the community. There are frequently events, live musical concerts & dancing, market days (including...
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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Founded in 1939, the Contemporary Arts Center in downtown Cincinnati's mission is to explore the relationship between art and life by means of (often interactive) exhibits. It also extends beyond the walls of the museum, as Shepard Fairey...
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520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Year round Fountain Square is the hub of almost all activities in downtown Cincy, making it the heart of local life and the perfect place to immerse yourself as a visitor. Plan ahead or just show up to see what's going on! If there is a festival...
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1220 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
A Tavola uses a wood fire oven at the back of the restaurant to cook up its signature Neapolitan pizzas, many of which feature innovative flavor combinations (such as their fig jam, prosciutto, fontina, and arugula pie). Like many OTR restaurants,...
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3046 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209, USA
For homemade ice cream, sweets, and old-fashioned flavored sodas, take a step back in time to a real soda fountain in Cincinnati. Aglamesis Brothers has been a Cincy institution since 1908 and there is no better place around town to get old-school...
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1801 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Let's be clear, these waffles aren't light fluffy American style Belgian waffles. These Liege waffles are chewy, dense and covered with crunchy sugar. Hot off the grill with no toppings at all, they're a perfect snack and strawberries and whipped...
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3094 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209, USA
Blue Manatee is a truly fabulous store for families and kids. They have an amazing selection of great books, toys, games, and other little trinkets for toddlers, elementary-aged kids, and even middle school kids. Their decor is extensive and very...
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1202 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
This very contemporary general store offers a wide variety of eco-conscious, low-environmental-impact products, including handmade jewelry and clothing. They also have a lunch & brunch counter with a number of vegan and gluten-free options—in...
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Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071, USA
Cincinnati was America's second city—home to greatest repository of cultural and business centers west of the Alleghenies. Chicago may have outgrown Cincinnati and manifest destiny may have brought Americans to the Pacific and beyond, but many of...