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  • Eden Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    Likely the best park in Cincinnati. Great place to have a picnic, take a walk, practice rock climbing, take some pictures, go to the art museum or Krohns for flowers or butterflies. The butterflies are at Krohn for a few months spring and part of the summer. This year the butterflies are from the Philippines. There is a cost for getting in Krohns...

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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    Arriving at the Mecca of Rock and Roll was an awe-inspiring experience... I walked through all of the rooms and floors, soaking in the history and reading the description of every artifact, every costume, every instrument, every personal item in the collection. You could spend HOURS here - I visited for 3 hours, and it was not nearly enough time....

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  • National Museum of the United States Air...

    Dayton Things to Do

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force is a must-see if you are in Dayton. This museum is huge and has an extensive collection of airplanes from the early years of the Wright Brothers to the stealth age. There are several famous airplanes on display here as well, including the Bockscar B-29 bomber that dropped an atomic bomb over...

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  • African Safari

    Port Clinton Things to Do

    I love wildlife and photographing them so I really like this place ... Some of the animals are in pens and other are in areas you can see but not get to. Of course there's the drive through area. Most of the animals are super gentle even the huge buffalo. When they take the carrots and food . The cups they give make it hard to feed them .. its...

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  • Kingwood Center Botanical Garden

    Mansfield Things to Do

    Best bucks you'll ever spend. The cost of entry was 5 dollars a car .. if you buy something at the greenhouse they take that 5 off your bill of 25 or more.. We were not heading home so didn't purchase anything but there was a lot I really liked. We had read about this beautiful garden and it sounded interesting but I was very pleasantly surprised...

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  • Aullwood Park and Nature Center

    Englewood Things to Do

    Aullwood park in Englewood ohio is by the dam and directly across the road or Englewood reserve. It's just gorgeous in the spring .. the original owners spend a lifetime having plant and flowers planted throughout the property in addition to rocks and stones. Love the spring flowers and stone bridges. Great place to take pictures of nature or...

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  • Newark Earthworks

    Ohio Things to Do

    Even though Jill and I were not able to do all the things in Newark that we wanted to do because of time restrictions, I think that they are worth mentioning so that perhaps you could decide to see them: The Dawes Arboretum It is 1,660 acres with 8 miles of hiking trail or a 4-mile auto tour of gardens and natural areas. There are more than 15,000...

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  • Sub Zero Ice Cream and Yogurt

    Wadsworth Things to Do

    This is something I'd never seen before and very neat. You pick what you want and they make the ice cream there in from of you ..one person puts the cream in a bowl .. the next the toppings, the next mixes I with liquid nitrogen .. the cool fog starts and they scrap it out in your bowl. Fun for kids of all ages

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  • Purple People Bridge

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The Purple People Bridge connects downtown Cincinnati with the shopping area of Covington Kentucky. The development is called Newport on the Levee, and it is basically a huge shopping mall very much like any other. It does however have some of it's city's German food and beer along with a handful of other unique establishments. The Purple People...

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  • University Circle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    University Circle is the best place to keep the whole family entertained, and for little or no cost! UC has events year round, so be sure to visit their web site or their new visitors center for current listings. Here is an article with suggestions for events, hotels, and dining in The...

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  • Wright Brother's Bicycle Shop

    Dayton Things to Do

    A historical stop in Dayton, the Wright Cycle Company Complex includes the Wright Cycle Company, Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, Aviation Trail Visitor Center and Museum. The history museum is excellent and the documentary films shown here are also worth seeing.

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  • Ohio State Reformatory

    Mansfield Things to Do

    Ohio Reformatory ( Prison) Arriving in town over an hour later than our goal we did the Prison visit first since it was the focus of the trip. Arriving at the prison .. saw cute baby geese outside the gate and was awed by the beauty of the building. Did we arrive at a castle ,... manson or a old prison. I guess we came in the wrong door...

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  • Fountain Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The greatest gathering point in downtown Cincinnati would have to be Fountain Square, a multi-level open space with a central fountain featuring classical figurines in bronze. The square is surrounded by restaurant and shopping activities, and a huge screen provides live action viewing of Reds Baseball. This is also a place to browse exhibitions of...

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  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    This zoo boasts the largest collection of primates in North America. The newest additions to the Zoo are the Wolf Wilderness and Australian Adventure. The Rainforest is a large heated "greenhouse" full of exotic species and interactive exhibits. *Note* During busy hours you can not bring a stroller through the building. You can leave it outside....

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  • Sunwatch Indian Village

    Dayton Things to Do

    Sometime around 1200 AD, a tribe of native Americans lived by the Great Miami River. It must not have smelled so bad back then. But the natives left their stuff there for us to find (the first litterbugs perhaps?) And in the 1960's we did! Seriously though, every school kid in Dayton loves to go to Sunwatch. It is like you are time trippin back...

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  • Ohio Bird Sanctuary

    Mansfield Things to Do

    Bird Sanctuary Well we tried to visit her on our visit to the area but unfortunately we arrived later than we'd hoped and had to make a choice of what to do. We didn't realize the park closed at 4 and we arrived at 4. How unfortunate .. but we took a quick look at the predatory birds in cages and viewed the aviary from outside of the wire...

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  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The landscape is really nice, they have beautiful plants every where. It could be nicer and look less like caged animals everywhere, maybe they are dependent on donations and don't have much money to make it look fantastic. Check out the gorillas, they have a pretty big and nice area. It costs $6.50 for parking and $12.50 per adult. You pay at the...

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  • Cedar Point Amusement Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    It was started as a vacation resort, but now Cedar Point is one of the greatest amusement parks in the world. You will experience some of the most thrilling moments of your life on their record-breaking rides. You can easily make this a family vacation trip by including Soak City (the attached water park), and by taking side trips to the Erie...

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  • Huffman Prairie

    Dayton Things to Do

    Huffman Prairie Flying Field covers 84 acres, and is one of four main locations in the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. This field, along with the nearby Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, are located within Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, but are operated by the National Park Service and open to the public....

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  • Roebling Suspension Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    John A. Roebling suspension bridge that spans the Ohio River between Covington and Cincinnati was the world's longest suspension bridge when it was opened in 1866, and since architect Roebling himself when on to design a similar structure now known as the Brooklyn Bridge, this bridge deserves considerable recognition as a historical structure....

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  • Cleveland Museum of Art

    5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    Cleveland has an excellent art museum, located at University Circle along with several other nearby attractions (i.e. Natural History Museum, Botanical Garden, Lakeview Cemeter, Little Italy, etc...) that can make for a very full day or several short ones. The Museum is free for its traditional collections; however, special visiting collections...

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  • Carillon Historical Park

    Dayton Things to Do

    Here, one can learn all about Dayton's past. All in all, 25 historic buildings have been painstakingly rebuilt here to create this "town". Standing nearby is Deed Carillon, whose 57 bells are used to perform concerts in the summer. Built in 1942, it's one of Dayton's best-known landmarks. Among the buildings here are the Wright Cycle Shop, with a...

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  • Newport Aquarium

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    Since opening the Newport Aquarium has hosted millions of visitors, resulting in a tremendous annual economic impact on the Greater Cincinnati area. . Art That Surrounds You His precision with a paintbrush is matched only by his eye for light, color and pure captivation. He's Eric Henn, a Franklin, Ohio, native whose artistry will surround you...

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  • Great Lakes Science Center

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    Well, I used to work and volunteer here for five years, so I've got an awesome tip for ya. ;) The GLSC is open 9:30am to 5:30pm. There are three dining facilities on site, with varying hours. Wheelchair rental is available; strollers are not available. There's an information desk in the main lobby. At the desk, you can find brochures,...

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  • Art Institute

    Dayton Things to Do

    Yes, there is more to Dayton than aviation. The Dayton Art Institute has a beautiful collection of ancient, Renaissance, and modern art. It's truly impressive. You need to allow at least a couple hours to really see it. Founded in 1919, it was originally named the Dayton Museum of Fine Arts. Its early patrons included Orville Wright and the...

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  • Kings Island

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    I loved coming here as a kid; haven't been here since 1999! I need to make some time to return... It's a typical amusement park. Great rides for adults (Beast, Face-Off) and rides for kids too. It is a Paramount Park, so the characters you will see walking around will be Flintstones, Jetsons, etc.

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  • Sports

    Cleveland Things to Do

    Quicken Loans Arena, also known as the Q, is by far the nicest stadium in Cleveland. It also holds the most events. Not only do the Cleveland Cavaliers play there, but they also have an Arena Football team and minor league hockey. It is also the venue for many concerts, WWE wrestling, and family-oriented shows, ex. Disney on Ice

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  • Cox Arboretum

    Dayton Things to Do

    South of Dayton is a beautiful green space, part of the Five Rivers Metropark system, known as the Cox Arboretum. The Cox family donated the land to establish this park in 1962. With a variety of plants, a pond, and over three miles of hiking trails, this is a refreshing change from the city.

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  • Spring Grove Cemetery

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The 5th Ohio was made up of men coming from Cincinnati and the surrounding area. They originally signed up for three months in the spring of 1861, but their term of duty changed to three years before they marched out of their induction camp. They fought in some 28 battles during the war. Some 350 soldiers who served with the regiment are buried...

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  • Geauga Lake and Wildwater Kingdom

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Cleveland Things to Do

    Six Flags & Sea World - In 2001, Six Flags bought its neighbor and the two parks ,linked by a foot bridge, merge in one. A huge park with a lot of attractions (mainly roaler coasters). Price : 40$ (adult) but we saw that everybody had a coupon. We got a 8$ reduction coupon at the nearest McDo. Parking : 9$ (!)

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  • Mount Adams

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    Mount Adams is a sleek, trendy neighborhood in older Cincinnati which features hip and funky bars, wine bars, cafes and restaurants. When celebrities come to visit Cincinnati they come here. The neighborhood isn't truly Bohemian, but it is unique, and features a number of interesting churches.

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  • Local events

    Cleveland Things to Do

    We went to Cleveland to accept our screenwriting award for our script, MY TICKET HOME. Usually festivals like this have an industry only audience, but in an effort to generate more traffic for the independent film makers, the festival director informed us that starting in 2009, he would be selling passes to the general public.

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  • Serpentine Wall

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    Serpentine Wall is a curvy stepped wall rising up from the Ohio River on the Cincinnati side located near the Public Landing Dock (you might even see an old-fashioned riverboat or 2). This is a very popular place for the locals to hang out when the weather is nice to watch the barges glide past, the speedboats zip past, watch the Riverfest's WEBN...

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  • Carew Tower

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    We went to this tower to get a view of the skyline from the 48th floor. The lift from the first level only goes upto the 45th floor. It goes so fast that the monitor can't quite keep pace in it's display of the floor. Expect to have some 'ear pop' as you get off on the 45th floor and follow the directions to the smaller lift or the stair case so...

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  • Cincinnati Museum Center and Union...

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    As we were biking in downtown, a local mentioned that if we were interested in art deco architecture that we had to go see the Union Terminal building. Although his directions were a bit off, his description of the building was on point and eventually we saw it looming on the horizon and made our way over. The building now houses several museums...

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  • Great American Ball Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    On Monday September 3rd I took my son to see the New York Mets (his favorite team) Play the Cincinnati Reds. We went to the Great American Ball Park. This is a really nice Stadium. Easy access, close parking, lots of restrooms and food close to all sections. Friendly staff and all in all a fun place to visit. I would reccommend any one see a game...

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  • Findlay Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    As we were riding our bikes downtown, we stopped near Washington Park and then realizing that we were in the Over the Rhine neighborhood that we were going to visit later in the morning, we decided to keep going and visit Findlay Market which is in that neighborhood. There's an indoor and outdoor section to the market, we walked through the outdoor...

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  • Museum of Natural History and Science

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    This is another great museum, with too many excellent features to include here (with only five photos, I cannot show them all). It's definitely worth your time and money. Here are a fine collection of fossils, some nice dioramas of ancient life, two simulated caves, and a wealth of information about how Ohio's territory and wildlife evolved. Both...

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  • Taste of Cincinnati

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    Taste of Cincinnati is much like the other taste-fests throughout the country; they feature live bands and admission is free but there are food booths from various great restaurants throughout the city including some of my faves: Burbank's Real Barbecue Izzy's La Petite France Mecklenberg Gardens Melting Pot Shanghai Mama's Smokey Bones Haven't...

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  • Clifton Gaslight District

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    I love the Clifton Gaslight District - it's funky, it's cool, it's eclectic, it's got a groovy downbeat feel, it's full of the hip, diverse student population, plus the stores in the area cater to that whole vibe. Stop by & you might see a Cambodian monk; you'll definitely see a busker at any time of day! Architecture is just beautiful in this...

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  • National Underground Railroad Freedom...

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    National Underground Railroad Freedom Center This project was long overdue in highlighting Cincinnati's place in the Underground Railroad history. After spending millions in tax money on not one, but two, new stadiums downtown, neither of which we needed, we do finally get our Freedom Center! And I am glad for that. However, I find it ironic that...

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  • Krohn Conservatory

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    There is a cost to enter Krohns. They have plants year round .. around Christmas the have it decorated for the holidays and great place to have a family holiday picture taken. My favorite is the butterfly show. I know it's open now in april but I think it goes to June. The cost is 7 but you can get a dollar off coupon online. ...

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  • Sawyer Point - Waterfront

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    At Cincinnati's Sawyer Point Park, you can rent a variety of unique cycles from Wheel Fun Rentals. The company offers everything from basic beach cruiser bikes to unique three and four wheeled cycles to three to eight passenger cycles that are great for the whole family. There are miles of expansive bike trails that allow you to take in nature on a...

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  • Cincinnati Art Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the oldest art museums in the United States. Founded in 1881, it was the first purpose-built art museum west of the Alleghenies. Its collection of over 60,000 works make it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Midwest. This is a quaint little museum which has artifacts from Egypt, Istanbul, India and...

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  • Taft National Historic Center

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cincinnati Things to Do

    The two-story yellow brick house on Auburn Avenue in the heart of the Mt Auburn district above Cincinnati is the home where President William H. Taft grew up in during the mid-19th century. It is the only national memorial to America’s 27th President and tenth Chief Justice. The home was bought by his father, Alphonso, along with 1.8 acres, in...

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