Presidential Themed Stops Around Cincinnati

Cincinnati has several locations around the city that honor previous Presidents. You can try to visit most of them in one day or make it your quest to find them over time. [Read more…]

5 Types of People Who Would Enjoy the Beyond the Bricks Tour

 

5 Types of People who would enjoy the Beyond the Bricks Tour

I had the opportunity to take the “Beyond the Bricks” tour presented by the guides for the Society for the Preservation of Music Hall. While the building is under construction with renovations, you have the opportunity to learn to appreciate the fine points of the building like never before. The “Beyond the Bricks’ tour takes you on a 90 minute outdoor tour around Cincinnati Music Hall that will open your eyes to important details that can so be easily overlooked.

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A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Dent Schoolhouse

A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Dent Schoolhouse

I’m a wimp when it comes to scary things but I knew that I had to face my fears when I was given the opportunity to take a behind the scenes tour of the Dent Schoolhouse. Not only is the Dent Schoolhouse known as Cincinnati’s scariest haunted house, but it’s known for being one of the top haunted houses in the nation!

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5 Reasons to Discover the New Curb’d Parklets in Covington

5 Reasons to Discover the New Curb'd Parklets in Covington

My son and I were happy to discover the new Curb’d parklets while on an adventure in Covington. These mini parks temporarily take up one parking space and redefine what could exist in the dimensions of a single parking space with an incredible range of creativity.

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The most underrated museum in Cincinnati that you need to visit

The most underrated museum in Cincinnati that you need to visit

Cincinnati offers incredible museums throughout the city, but there is one museum in the city that tends to be known more by tourists than locals. That underrated museum is the American Sign Museum. The American Sign Museum provides education and celebrates the art of sign making. As a local, I was immediately mad at myself for not visiting the museum sooner! It truly is a unique gem that is very special to our city.

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Top Family Friendly Attractions in the Cincinnati Metro

Top Family Friendly Attractions in the Cincinnati Metro

When you visit the Cincinnati Metro area, there is so much to see and do for families.

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What’s Underneath the Roadtrippers Building?

What's Underneath the Roadtrippers Building

When given the option for adventure, I typically go for adventure. That’s why I was really excited when one of the Roadtrippers employees offered to give my friend and I a tour of the building where our travel writer meet up was held that evening.

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View Replicas of Columbus’ Ships in Newport, KY

View Replicas of Columbus' Ships in Newport, KY

If you have ever wondered what early exploration was like, you will want to check out the Columbus Ships in Newport, Kentucky. There are two replica ships on display for a limited time.

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The Nina is believed to be the most historically accurate replica of a Columbus Ship ever built and the Pinta, which is the newest addition that was built in Brazil out of Brazilian hardwoods by 8th generation shipbuilders.
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For a limited time you have the opportunity to get up close to these replicas and learn about what exploration was like during Christopher Columbus’ lifetime.
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Make sure that you talk to the volunteers on board because they are a wealth of knowledge and they also have really interesting stories about their adventures while traveling with the replicas.
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If you have a sense of adventure you will want to check out the volunteer opportunities where you can travel with the crew to various ports.
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The Columbus Ships will be in Newport, Kentucky at Riverboat Row

 Thursday, September 10 – Sunday, September 20th

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Hours

The ships are open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Admission

$8.00 for Adults

$7.00 for seniors and $6.00 for students aged 5 – 16.

Children aged 4 and under are free.

*Groups of 15 or more can schedule a 30 minutes guided tour. Contact (787) 672- 2152 or email columfnd1492@gmail.com.

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You can find out more from the Columbus Ships website.

Disclosure: I received a complimentary admission for review purposes. All opinions are my own. 

Discovering Local Wineries on the Cincy WineWagon Tour

Discovering Local Wineries on the Cincy Wine Wagon Tour

I’m pretty much up for any adventure that involves wine, which is why taking a tour of local wineries with Cincy WineWagon was a no brainer. I also love variety and this tour gave us three different wineries that each had their own personality and flavors.

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