Hamilton Travel Guide

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Hamilton Things to Do

  • Monument Cabin

    A restored 1804 log house stands on the site of old Fort Hamilton, on the bank of the Great Miami River. It is decorated and furnished in period pieces, and is open for public viewing Monday-Saturday. The cabin is often host to interpretive and educational programs. You will find it downtown, next to the Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument.

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  • Hamilton: City of Sculpture

    More than thirty varied pieces of sculpture adorn the streets, parks, and public places of Hamilton. Walking through the streets of the city is like taking a stroll through an outdoor gallery, with old and new sculptures of all sizes, shapes, and colors on display. The city has been recognized by Governor Bob Taft as the "City of Sculpture."...

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  • Butler Co. Soldiers, Sailors & Pioneers...

    Dedicated on July 4, 1906, the Butler County Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument was built on land which had been the site of Fort Hamilton in the 1790s. The three story structure houses a small museum with military displays, including an impressive collection of Civil War weapons. One of its most notable features is a pair of two art glass...

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  • A Step Back in Time

    Located on six park-like acres, two blocks off the main highway, The White House Inn is a restored 50-year-old farmhouse The commitment and pirde of the owners, Chef Michael and Sandy Pickett, is obvious. There are seven seperate dining rooms, each with its own unique decor. Four of the rooms have fireplaces, and outside are two patio areas , herb...

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  • Good Greasy Food

    We decided to have lunch at the downtown City Diner in Hamilton because it seemed to be the only place in town open for Saturday lunch. It turned out to be a good choice.The storefront diner consisted of a bar with stools and two rows of booths, tables and chairs. It was very basically furnished, far from fancy, with prices to match. The service...

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Hamilton Nightlife

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Sports Bar. Good place to get together with friends or make new ones. People are very friendly here.

    Dress Code: Casual dress. Jeans and a nice shirt and shoes.

    Hamilton, OH
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Hamilton Transportation

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Drive or walk around. If you drive you will miss alot. But you can dive to an are, then park and walk for the tour.

    Hamilton, OH
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Hamilton Shopping

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    A place to try all types of coffees and get warm.

    What to buy: There is little gifts inside made from the locals.

    What to pay: average

    Hamilton, OH
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Hamilton Warnings and Dangers

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

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    Just like other cities. It has its faults. There is crime here too! Stay in well lit areas. Keep your doors locked etc....

    Hamilton, OH
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Hamilton Tourist Traps

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Not enough time in one day. You have to have at least a few days to see things her. There is so much to see of historical value. Walking or driving tours. You can pick up maps at the convention visitors center.

    Hamilton Gateway, OH
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Hamilton What to Pack

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: We always dress in layers. Bring hats and gloves and rain gear. You never know what the weather is going to do here.

    Photo Equipment: We always have our camera and film ready!

    Miscellaneous: Most hotels have extra shampoo and conditioner, blow dryer etc...

    Hamilton, OH
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Hamilton Off The Beaten Path

  • Symmes Hollow Earth Monument

    In Symmes Park we found this monument to soldier/philosopher, John Cleves Symmes. I was particularly interested in seeking out this site while in Hamilton because I had long been intrigued by "Symmes Theory of Concentric Spheres and Polar Voids". He contended that the earth is hollow and habitable within. Before you laugh out loud, consider that...

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  • By the RIver

    There are some sculptures to see by the river. Don't miss them! Some of them are so life like! You'll have to look twice at them to make sure they are not real.

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Hamilton Sports & Outdoors

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park has trails you can hike

    Equipment: Bring your own snaks and drinks etc... The gift shop was not open when we went. I have no idea what they have?

    Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, OH
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Hamilton Favorites

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    by WILDEFLOWER Written Feb 10, 2004

    Favorite thing: There's more to see than just inside Hamilton. There is Amusement Parks, Casinos, Water Parks, Riding Centers etc...

    Fondest memory: I loved all the art and culture of this fine town and the people. They all seemed to just go with the flow of things.

    Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, OH
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