7 Unexpectedly Great American Cities For a Weekend Visit

2019-04-30 :: THRILLIST - It might surprise you to learn that everything you need for a memorable, culture-packed getaway is smack dab in the heart of the Midwest. Sure, there’s plenty of glamour and good eats to be had in a city like New York City or San Francisco, but they’re also more crowded and a helluva a lot more expensive. In cities like Toledo, Minneapolis, and Madison, you’ll find charm in spades alongside hipper offerings like emerging art scenes, cool craft brewers and increasingly renowned restaurants.
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8 Great Cincinnati Tour Ideas

2019-04-30 :: LEISURE GROUP TRAVEL - Fresh from a trip to Cincinnati, I just had a chance to get reacquainted with this Ohio River city and found myself overwhelmed with all the things a group itinerary could include. There weren’t enough hours in the day to sample even a fraction of the attractions, tours, good eats and other experiences that await visitors. But I tried. It’s hard to narrow down, but here are my Eight Great.  More >

The Destination Builder

2019-04-30 :: CINCY MAGAZINE - With a convention center, hotel and event arena woefully in need of updates, new CVB CEO Julie Calvert is tasked with bringing conventions back to Cincinnati. 
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16 Incredible Midwest Vacations

2019-04-29 :: US NEWS & WORLD REPORT - Whether you're looking for a big city or a quiet retreat, America's heartland offers something for everyone. With its wide stretches of picturesque landscapes, from the Great Plains of North Dakota to the rivers and valleys of Ohio, the Midwest features an American charm all its own. This area of the country is filled with quaint towns, national parks and historic sites. Additionally, many Middle America locales appeal to foodies by offering unique dishes and beverages. Discover the natural beauty of the countryside and the cultural offerings of action-packed cities with these top Midwest getaways.  More >

4 Unusual Finds in Cincinnati

2019-04-29 :: THERE GOES CONNIE - After two trips to Cincinnati in the past couple of years, I must say that I have become a huge fan of the city. Its vibrancy, architecture, fine arts, history, food (specifically its version of chili), and, of course, its passion for their Cincinnati Reds baseball are all contagious.
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7 U.S. Cities That Are Hipper Than You Think

2019-04-24 :: JETSETTER - Sick of $400 hotel rooms, tourist-flooded attractions, and overpriced restaurants? Take a trip to one of America’s hippest small towns. Offering equal parts art, culture, and cool factor, towns like Boise, Kansas City, and others are giving XXL metropolises like NYC and LA a run for their money. Here, 7 unexpectedly hip towns worth downsizing for.
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Cincinnati Sings and Swings

2019-04-22 :: THE TRAVEL AUTHORITY - Founded in 1788, Cincinnati, Ohio is considered by many historians to be the “first American City” as it was the first major city to develop after America secured its independence. Located on the Ohio River where Ohio meets Northern Kentucky, the city was dubbed “The Queen City” by proud citizens in 1820. Once a quiet conservative river town, Cincinnati has retained its classical roots.  However, in the last decade, it has undergone a contemporary renaissance…it is now a classy city that sings and swings.   More >

Travel on the Cheap Around Cincinnati, Ohio

2019-04-21 :: HGTV - Despite her royal moniker, the Queen City is packed with economical attractions and some truly excellent, inexpensive food options. You’ll find tons of free stuff to do out-and-about, and many museums, if not outright free, offer free admission during particular times. Check out our collection of must-see Cincinnati, minus the chunk of change.
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11 best things to do in Cincinnati

2019-04-20 :: HER HEARTLAND SOUL - Cincinnati, otherwise known as The Queen City, is located right on the border between Ohio and Kentucky. It’s a city teeming with beautiful architecture, a diverse food scene, Fortune 500 companies, and strong historical ties to the Underground Railroad and mafia gangsters. There are so many fun things to do in Cincinnati, you could easily spend a week discovering all the area has to offer. Whether you’re in town for an extended stay or just a quick getaway, here are my recommendations for the absolute must-dos in Cincinnati.
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Over-the-Rhine: Watching a Neighborhood Transform in Cincinnati

2019-04-17 :: THE ROYAL TOUR - What makes a neighborhood evolve? Is that evolution good or bad – or can it be both? These are the questions in my head as I stroll the streets of Over-the-Rhine, an iconic urban neighborhood just north of downtown Cincinnati. OTR, as it is known to locals, is an area in flux, an historically working-class section of the city undergoing gentrification and transforming before my very eyes.  More >