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2020 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE

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Table of CONTENTS 04 FAMILY ATTRACTIONS 10 HIKE AND BIKE TRAILS TAKE A LOOK AT HOW CLOSE WE ARE TO MAJOR CITIES! CLERMONT OHIO TO:

MILES

TIME

CHICAGO

322

4:53

CLEVELAND

251

3:47

COLUMBUS

109

1:43

DAYTON

62

1:02

DETROIT

271

4:11

FORT WAYNE

187

3:12

INDIANAPOLIS

137

2:11

LOUISVILLE

120

1:52

PITTSBURGH

292

4:25

TOLEDO

212

3:15

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16 LODGING 18 VISITOR MAP 20 BEER, WINE & SPIRITS 22 TAIL TRAILS 26 SHOPPING 28 FARM TO TABLE

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hat do one of the world’s largest entertainment centers in the U.S., the world’s only cardboard boat racing museum and the world headquarters of the Knights of the Golden Trail all have in common? They can all be found in Clermont County! Scene75, The Cardboard Boat Museum and Chateau LaRoche, more commonly known as Loveland Castle, are only three of the fun and unique family attractions you’ll find in this county that borders eastern Cincinnati.

With so much to see and do, the last thing you’ll hear from the kids are the words, “I’m bored.” There is something for everyone from tiny tots to teenagers and all ages in between. If a laid-back getaway is what you have in mind, you’ll find plenty of outdoor spaces in Clermont County. When it comes to boat construction, cardboard isn’t normally thought of as the material of choice, but in New Richmond you’ll find a museum focused entirely of boats made of this component. The Cardboard Boat Museum serves as the headquarters for the International Cardboard Boat Regatta which is held on the Ohio River each August. The family-friendly event draws participants from around the world. With awards for speed, crowd favorite and the best sinking or “Titanic Award,” you know you’re in for a fun day.

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Along the banks of the Little Miami River is a fascinating castle modeled after those found in Europe. And like those constructed during medieval times, the Chateau LaRoche was also built by hand. Harry D. Andrews, a WWI veteran, Boy Scout Leader and a Medieval scholar, took 50-years to build Loveland Castle for his Boy Scout Troop that he dubbed the Knights of the Golden Trail. You won’t want to miss this stop, especially if you have a little boy who dreams of knighthood. The Cincinnati Nature Center in Milford provides many opportunities to connect with nature. Visit the Nature PlayScape for hours of open-ended play as your child interacts with their natural surroundings or stop by the Rowe Visitor Center and pick up a scavenger hunt on a variety of topics or borrow one of the Children’s Adventure Packs which are carefully curated packs to inspire your child’s natural love of nature. You’ll also find letterboxing, geocaching and over 14 miles of hiking trails, including one that is all-accessible and easy for strollers to maneuver and several others that are great for little hikers.

When you’re ready to explore beyond the county, a short 15-30 minute drive will have you at the door of many of Cincinnati’s top family attractions.

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Grab a stadium hot dog and drink and cheer on your favorite national sports team, with the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and FC Cincinnati you’re sure to find a team to root for. Be the fun dad and challenge your teen to laser tag, go-kart racing, arcade games or one of the many other options you’ll find at Scene75. But the thrills don’t need to stop there. As the largest amusement park in the region, you’ll find fun for the entire family at Kings Island. Thrill seeking teens will love the twist and turns of the speeding coasters while the younger kids will love the more age-appropriate rides at Planet Snoopy.

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

Center which is housed in the iconic Union Terminal building. You’ll find three museums to choose from; The Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science (where you’ll find a full-size replica of an underground cave to crawl through), and the Duke Energy Children’s Museum. The center also has an OMNIMAX® Theater that takes watching a movie on the big screen to a whole new level. The Creation Museum is a unique museum that shares history from a biblical perspective while the Ark Encounter is truly something to see. A full-size replica of the ark is the largest timber-framed KINGS ISLAND structure in the world houses three floors of exhibits, on-site dining, zip line adventures and the Ararat Ridge Zoo and Petting Zoo. The Newport Aquarium will have the kids oohing and ahhing while walking through the shark tunnel, laughing at the penguins and interacting with the sea stars, horseshoe crabs and other creatures in the touch tanks. Daredevils can get their heart rate up when they walk over the Shark Bridge, a suspended rope bridge that hangs over the shark tank. Whether you plan to enjoy a whirlwind allencompassing visit or prefer to explore the area at a slower pace and savor your time away from home, you’ll find a mix of unique and traditional family attractions and activities to fit your timeframe, budget and energy level.

Larger than a football field, Sunlite Pool at Coney Island covers over two-acres. With the world’s largest flat-surface pool, CINCINNATI ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS this small waterpark along the Ohio River has been welcoming families to make a splash, and memories, for over 130 years. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is another fun family destination with multiple animal education and interactions. BB Riverboats offers fun family days for a leisurely float down the Ohio River while learning an interesting take on Cincinnati’s history provided by the boat captain. If it’s raining outside the fun doesn’t have to stop. There are several rainy-day options in the area. Head over to the Cincinnati Museum OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE

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AREA ATTRACTIONS CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER

AMERICAN SIGN MUSEUM 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225 513-541-6366 www.americansignmuseum.org

ARK ENCOUNTER 1 Ark Encounter Dr., Williamstown, KY 41097 855-284-3275 www.arkencounter.com

BALLOON IMPRESSIONS- HOT AIR BALLOON COMPANY 102 Julian Ln., Williamsburg, OH 45176 (513) 724-6400 www.flyballoonimpressions.com

BB RIVERBOATS 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071 800-261-8586 www.bbriverboats.com

BELTERRA PARK GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 6301 Kellogg Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45230 513-232-8000 www.belterrapark.com

CARDBOARD BOAT MUSEUM 311 Front St., New Richmond, OH 45157 513-910-9153 www.cardboardboatmuseum.com

• Cincinnati History Museum • Duke Energy Childrens Museum • Museum of Natural History & Science

1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203 513-287-7000 www.cincymuseum.org

CINCINNATI REDS HALL OF FAME 443 E. W. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-765-7923 www.mlb.com/reds/hall-of-fame

CINCINNATI ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220 513-281-4700 www.cincinnatizoo.org

CONEY ISLAND 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230 513-232-8230 www.coneyislandpark.com

CREATION MUSEUM 2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd., Petersburg, KY 41080 888-582-4253 www.creationmuseum.org

DISCOVERY ZONE 4601 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-834-3588

HARD ROCK CASINO 1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-250-3150 www.hardrockcasinocincinnati.com

JUNGLE JIM’S INTERNATIONAL MARKET 4450 Eastgate Square Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-674-6000 www.junglejims.com

KINGS ISLAND 6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason, OH 45040 513-754-5700 www.visitkingsisland.com

MOSAIC CLIMBING 9501 Union Cemetery Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-781-4083 www.mosaicclimbing.com

CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-721-2787 www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org

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NEWPORT AQUARIUM 1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071 1-800-406-3474 www.newportaquarium.com

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AREA ATTRACTIONS

PIN DECK 888 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-965-4050 www.scene75.com/cincinnati/indoor-activities/ bowling-in-cincinnati

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230 513-232-6220 www.riverbend.org

RJ CINEMA & DISTILLERY 4450 Eastgate S. Dr., Suite 100, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-738-7680 www.rjcinema.com

STARLITE DRIVE-IN THEATER 2255 OH-125, Amelia, OH 45102 513-734-4001 www.starlitedriveinohio.com

WHISTLE STOP CLAY WORKS- ART STUDIO

SCENE 75 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 876 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-965-4050 www.scene75.com

119 Harrison Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-2529 www.whistlestopclayworks.com

Milford, Ohio EAT

at one of our unique restaurants, pubs or markets that offer both casual and elegant options for every taste

SHOP

with our neighborhood merchants for unique gifts, decor and boutique clothing

STAY

in a historically renovated B&B and convenient, locally owned hotels

SWEETSPIRE RANCH

BED & BREAKFAST AND EVENT VENUE 4632 Ross Road Batavia, Ohio 45103 513-616-3504 pat@sweetspireranch.com

on the Little Miami River and Bike PLAY Trail, in our "big backyard" Valley View, or visit our Historic Promont House

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The boardwalk on Powel Crosley Lake at the Cincinnati Nature Center

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Quench your thirst at Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

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Perimeter trail at East Fork State Park

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Chilo Lock and Dam along the Ohio River

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Selfies on Harsha Lake and the Little Miami Scenic River

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Clermont County’s Covered Bridge

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Whether you’re working on your goal of reaching 10,000 steps per day, adding to your birding or wildflower life lists, or simply trying to make memories with your family, Clermont County has a park just for you. So, gear up with your fitness tracker and hiking boots, grab your water bottle, and hit the trails for some outdoor fun and exercise where you control the intensity.

Cincinnati Nature Center

4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-1711 cincynature.org The Cincinnati Nature Center is comprised of two distinct locations, Rowe Woods and the members-only, Long Branch Farm and Trails. Hiking trails traverse through old-growth forests, through grasslands and along ponds, lakes and streams to show off this majestic masterpiece.

Make sure you bring your step tracker!

Discover the historic Krippendorf Estate on the Upland Trail or enjoy a more challenging hike on the Far Ridge Trail to Harmony Ridge where you can hang a hammock and relax. Bird watchers be sure to hike the Redwing Trail.

Hiking Trails at Rowe Woods

Mashburn Family Discovery Trail, all-accessible, .72 miles or approx. 1520 steps Upland Trail, easy, 1.24 mi or approx. 2619 steps Wildflower Trail, moderate, 1.13 mi or approx. 2387 steps Redwing Trail, difficult, 2.86 mi or approx. 6040 steps

Chilo Lock 34 Park

521 County Park Rd., Chilo, OH 45112 513-876-9013 clermontparks.org/chilo-lock-34-park Located on the Ohio River, this is a must stop for families! A former Army Corps of Engineer Lock and Dam, this 3-story brick building has been transformed into a visitor center and regional museum full of hands-on activities.

Hiking Trails

Easy, approx. 1.25 mi, approx. 2640 steps

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In addition to the river views, the adjacent Crooked Run Nature Preserve offers an easy walking trail with an observation deck where over 180 species of birds have been sighted. Grab your binoculars and look for Bald Eagles, ducks, geese, winter loons, warblers and more.

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3294 Elklick Rd., Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-4323 parks.ohiodnr.gov/eastfork Known as a birding hotspot, resident birds include the Bald Eagle, Osprey, Red-Tailed Hawk, Barred Owl and more. One of the largest state parks in Ohio, East Fork State Park also welcomes a large migration of migratory birds. In the past, an American Avocet, American Golden Plover and Neotropic Cormorants have been sighted, drawing bird watchers from around the state. The diverse landscape ranges from gently rolling hills to rocky terrain to swamps and woodlands. The focal point of the park is William H. Harsha Lake which welcomes boaters, kayakers, fishermen and beach goers. There is a new 3D archery trail and target range. Hit the hiking, bridle or mountain bike trails that range from easy to difficult. Campgrounds can be found on the north side of Harsha Lake at 2837 Old State Route 32, Batavia, OH 45103.

Hiking Trails

Little Miami Bike Trail

www.lovelandbiketrail.com The Little Miami Bike Trail, also known as the Loveland Bike Trail, utilizes the route that was once comprised of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The ultimate in bike trails, this trail offers 70 miles of flat pavement stretching from Newtown to Biking from Milford Springfield, Ohio to Loveland is 8.7 along the Little miles or 5,800 steps Miami River that cycling at moderate connects to over intensity level. If you 100 additional want to bike the 67.3 miles for the miles from Milford to ambitious walker, Springfield, you are biker or jogger.

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East Fork State Park

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popping 44,867 steps! Walk a lot or walk a little, it’s your choice as you’ll find an abundance of restaurants, shops and entertainment options along this trail. Stop for an ice cream cone to reward yourself for a job well done and then hop back on the trail to walk off those calories for a guilt-free treat.

Whippoorwill Trail, easy, .5 miles or approx. 1056 steps Fern Hill Trail, moderate, 1.4 miles or approx. 2957 steps Backpack Trail, difficult, 16 miles or approx. 33792 steps

Hiking/Bridle Trails

Twin Bridges Bridle Trail, moderate, 9 mi or approx. 19008 steps Steven Newman Worldwalker Perimeter Trail (part of the Buckeye Trail), moderate, 32 mi or approx. 67584 steps

Mountain Biking

Hopewell Loop, easy, 2.5 mi Shawnee Loop, advanced, 2.1 mi

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Williamsburg-Batavia Hike Bike Trail

Stonelick State Park

2895 Lake Dr., Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513-734-4323 parks.ohiodnr.gov/stonelick Abundant wildlife and scenic views await amid the rolling hillside of Stonelick State Park. There is an abundance of opportunities to camp, fish, sunbathe, hike and bike. For disc golf enthusiast’s, a professional disc course is coming Summer 2020.

Hiking/Biking

Lakeview Trail, easy 0.63 mi or approx. 1331 steps Beechtree Trail, moderate 1.6 mi or approx. 3379 steps

clermontparks.org/williamsburg-to-batavia-hike-bike-trail The Williamsburg-Batavia Hike Bike Trail utilizes abandoned roads that were used in the construction of East Fork State Park. The current six-mile hike/bike trail can be walked or biked in its entirety or you can stop and pick it up Roundtrip of 12 at access points along miles is approximately the way. Highlights 8,000 steps at along the trail include bird watching locations moderate intensity and a scenic overlook level of cycling. on the edge of William Harsha Lake. The trail is a mixed-use trail in several short sections of road that is not heavily traveled making this an easy trail for a variety of ages. Afterwards, visit Holtman’s Donuts in Williamsburg for a late morning post-hike or bike sweet treat.

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OUTDOOR RECREATION CHILO LOCK 34 PARK

521 County Park Rd., Chilo, OH 45112 513-876-9013 www.clermontparks.org/chilo-lock-34-park

STONELICK STATE PARK

CINCINNATI NATURE CENTER

2895 Lake Dr., Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513-734-4323 www.parks.ohiodnr.gov/stonelick

4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-1711 www.cincynature.org

EAST FORK STATE PARK

3294 Elklick Rd., Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-4323 www.parks.ohiodnr.gov/eastfork

GRAILVILLE- THE GRAIL IN THE US

931 O’Bannonville Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-2340 www.grail-us.org

HARTMAN LOG CABIN

5272 Aber Rd., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-732-2977 www.clermontparks.org/hartman-log-cabin

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PATTISON PARK

KELLEY NATURE PRESERVE

297 Center St. (St. Rt. 126), Loveland, OH 45140 513 732-2977 www.clermontparks.org/kelley-nature-preserve

2228 US HWY 50, Batavia, OH 45103 513-732-2977 www.clermontparks.org/pattison-park

RIVER DOGS PADDLESPORTS LOVELAND CANOE AND KAYAK

110 Ferry St., Milford, OH 45150 513-748-3647 www.riverdogspaddlesports.com

174 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-4611 www.lovelandcanoe.com

SCENIC RIVER CANOE EXCURSIONS

4595 Round Bottom Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45244 513-576-9000 www.scenicrivercanoe.com

SHOR PARK

4659 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH 45150 513-732-2977 www.clermontparks.org/shor-park

SYCAMORE PARK

4082 St. Rt. 132, Batavia, OH 45103 513-732-2977 www.clermontparks.org/sycamore-park

VALLEY VIEW FOUNDATION @CARRBY

LITTLE MIAMI BIKE TRAIL

West Loveland Ave. & Railroad Ave. Loveland, OH 45140 www.lovelandbiketrail.com

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790 Garfield Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-218-1098 www.valleyviewcampus.org

WILLIAMSBURG TO BATAVIA HIKE BIKE TRAIL

Old Broadway Rd., Williamsburg, OH 45176 www.clermontparks.org/williamsburg-to-bataviahike-bike-trail

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CEDAR TRACE GOLF CLUB

LEGENDARY RUN GOLF COURSE

5466 Hutchinson Rd., Batavia, OH 45103 513-625-4400 www.cedartracegolfclub.com

915 E. Legendary Run, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-753-1919 www.legendaryrungolf.com

DEER TRACK GOLF COURSE

6160 OH-727, Goshen, OH 45122 513-625-2500 www.deertrackgolfcourse.com

OUTDOOR RECREATION

GOLF COURSES

THE GOLF CLUB AT STONELICK HILLS

EAGLES NEST GOLF COURSE

3155 Sherilyn Ln., Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-4653 www.stonelickhills.com

1540 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140 513-722-1241 www.eaglesnestgolfcourse.com

ELKS RUN GOLF COURSE

2000 Elklick Rd., Batavia, OH 45103 513-732-0295 www.elksrun.com

FRIENDLY MEADOWS

809 OH-125, Hamersville, OH 45130 937-379-1050 www.friendlymeadowsgolf.com

HICKORY WOODS GOLF COURSE

1240 Hickory Woods Dr., Loveland, OH 45140 513-575-3900 www.hickorywoods.com

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DARING ESCAPES & HEROIC EFFORTS:

AMERICA AT ITS BEST

ew places share Clermont Country’s strong connection to the F American Civil War and our country’s legacy of freedom. Much of that legacy lies within the complex network of secret trails, hiding spaces, safe houses, and brave people who made up what we now know as the Underground Railroad. Our unique home was the pathway to freedom for thousands of enslaved people who were aided by sympathetic local residents, abolitionists, and allies. Clermont is home to dozens of major Underground Railroad sites, with 19 bearing the National Park Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom logo. These important sites along the Ohio River help tell our story of bravery and compassion, a story we are committed to preserving and sharing. Read on to start planning your Clermont County Freedom Trail experience. Clusters of the trail are accessible on foot, while other parts necessitate that you travel by car. Whether you plan to spend a day or more, you’ll find endless ways to learn about one of America’s greatest humanitarian endeavors—and along the way, you’ll find plenty of spots to pause and soak up the sights, sounds, and emotions still palpable in this region today.

Request or download a copy of the Freedom Trail Guide to discover the 33 National Underground Railroad Freedom Trail stops in Clermont County.

Visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in nearby downtown Cincinnati. Watch the museum’s informative videos, see and touch its artifacts, hear from world-renowned experts, and prepare for all that you’re about to experience in Clermont. And don’t forget to download the Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Freedom Trail Guide at discoverclermont.com/freedomtrail.

BEFORE YOU GO

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER

Now that you have everything you need, start your day in the historic river town of New Richmond. FOLLOW THE RIVER Close your eyes as you envision this scenic waterway as the active port it was for 19th-century

commerce. Make your way to the residences of prominent abolitionists Reverend George C. Light and Dr. John Rogers. Pick up a commemorative copy of The Philanthropist newspaper, and peruse the placards outside Cranston Memorial Presbyterian Church, an important historical meeting place for local abolitionists. Break for lunch at Front Street Café, then visit the birthplace of 18th U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant before venturing on to the home of Robert E. Fee, a local abolitionist who famously helped rescue enslaved woman Fanny Wigglesworth and her four children. Note the windows at Fee Villa, where the glow of lit candles once signaled safe harbor for refugees crossing over from Kentucky. As you continue along the Ohio River Scenic Byway, remember to reflect on the daily slave auctions that once took place just across the river, opposite sites like the John Parker House and the John Rankin House on the overlook bluffs of historic Ripley, Ohio. 14

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FREEDOM TRAIL

With the day winding down, head back for dinner and drinks at Feed Mill Restaurant & Pizza in Felicity or Batavia’s Bean & Brew—or choose any of Clermont’s other quaint eateries. Let your body and mind relax as you share with your group all that you’ve learned throughout the day. And if one day wasn’t enough to take in all the history and meaning of the Clermont County Freedom Trail, rest up at your hotel and begin your exciting journey anew in the morning.

JOURNEY BACK HOME

JOHN RANKIN HOUSE

HISTORICAL BETHEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

235 W. Plane St., Bethel, OH 45106 513-846-7687 www.bethelhistorical.org

PRESIDENT U.S GRANT’S BIRTHPLACE 1551 OH-232, Moscow, OH 45153 513-497-0492 www.usgrantbirthplace.org

CHILO: LIVING AND WORKING ON THE OHIO RIVER MUSEUM

521 County Park Rd., Chilo, OH 45112 513-876-9013 www.clermontparks.org/chilo-lock-34-park

GOSHEN HISTORICAL MUSEUM 1848 OH-28, Goshen, OH 45122 513-575-1027 www.goshenhistory.org

HARMONY HILL DAIRY HOUSE

299 Willow St., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-724-7824

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE HOUSE

2950 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206 513-751-0651 www.stowehousecincy.org

JOHN PARKER HOUSE

300 N. Front St., Ripley, OH 45167 937-392-4188 www.johnparkerhouse.net

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PROMONT HOUSE

906 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0324 www.milfordhistory.net

ROSS-GOWDY HOUSE MUSEUM

125 George St., New Richmond, OH 45157 513-753-1909

JOHN RANKIN HOUSE

6152 Rankin Hill Rd., Ripley, OH 45167 937-392-4044 www.ohiohistory.org

TRI-STATE WARBIRD MUSEUM 4021 Borman Dr., Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-4500 www.tri-statewarbirdmuseum.org

LOVELAND CASTLE-CHATEAU LAROCHE 12025 Shores Dr., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-4686 www.lovelandcastle.com

LOVELAND MUSEUM CENTER

201 Riverside Dr., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-5692 www.lovelandmuseum.org

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER

50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-333-7739 www.freedomcenter.org

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856 Eastgate N. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 www.hilton.com

HOMEWOOD SUITES CINCINNATI - MILFORD

DAYS INN - BATAVIA

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MOTEL BEECHMONT

DAYS INN CINCINNATI EAST

4056 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-685-9357 www.wyndhamhotels.com/days-inn

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CINCINNATI - EASTGATE 4521 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-947-9402 www.marriott.com

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HAMPTON INN CINCINNATI - EASTGATE 858 Eastgate N. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-8584 www.hilton.com

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6288 Tri Ridge Blvd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-576-6999 www.hilton.com

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HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES - CINCINNATI NORTHEAST - MILFORD 301 Old Bank Rd., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-7829 www.ihg.com

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HENDERSON HOUSE

1100 OH-222, Bethel, OH 45106 513-876-1100 www.hendersonhousebedandbreakfast.com

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405 Garfield Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-728-1340 www.oldmilfordinn.com

CLERMONT COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 1000 Locust St, Owensville, OH 45160 513-732-0522 www.clermontcountyfair.org

POPLAR CREEK BED & BREAKFAST

3400 Macedonia Rd., Bethel, OH 45106 513-284-3685 www.poplarcreekbedbreakfast.com

EAST FORK STATE PARK

SUSANNA’S GUEST HOUSE

314 Susanna Way, New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-7262 www.susannasguesthouse.com

2837 Old St. Rt. 32, Batavia, OH 45103 513-724-6521 - Camp Site 513-734-4322 - Park Office www.parks.ohiodnr.gov/eastfork

STONELICK STATE PARK

2895 Lake Dr., Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513-734-4323 www.parks.ohiodnr.gov/stonelick

SWEETSPIRE RANCH

4632 Ross Rd., Batavia, OH 45103 513-616-3504 www.sweetspireranch.com

THE VORNHOLT HOUSE

310 Susanna Way, New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-7262 www.vornholthouse.com

MILFORD, OHIO

Discover a home away from home at the welcoming, all-suite Homewood Suites

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• Start your day right with a complimentary buffet breakfast and savor our complimentary evening social Monday — Thursday. • Convenient to multiple local attractions and expressways. • Host a meeting in one of our two versatile meeting rooms. • Enjoy our spacious two room suites, with a full sized kitchenette.

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Bishop’s Quarter Bar

212 W Loveland Ave. | Loveland, OH 45140 513.214.3882 | www.bishopsquarterbar.com The Loveland Swizzle cocktail; Buffalo Trace bourbon steeped with black tea, served over ice with fresh-squeezed lime juice, mint, and simple syrup. Located in the heart of downtown Loveland, this three-story, balconied fine wine, craft beer, and cocktail bar might be a little far from NOLA, but it boasts a distinctly French Quarter flair.

Fulton Grove Winery

3834 Fulton Grove Rd. | Cincinnati, OH 45245 513.444.6020 | www.thefultongrovewinery.com 2016 Grenache that took home the gold at the 2018 Ohio Wine Competition. This working winery—they work, you sip!—specializes in handmade, small-batch wines featuring grapes sourced locally as well as from Washington and California.

Harmony Hill Vineyards

2534 Swings Corner Point Isabel Rd. | Bethel, OH 45106 513.734.3458 | www.hhwines.com 2013 Rubato, a barrel-aged Chambourcin featuring vibrant aromas and flavors of toffee, black currant, cherry compote, toasty oak, and a hint of black pepper. Take a self-guided tour through rows of Kendall-Jackson cabernet grapes, sip awardwinning Ohio originals, and picnic al fresco under the stars at this cozy country oasis, which hosts live music every weekend during warmer months.

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208 Mill St. | Milford, OH 45150 513.713.1121 | www.littlemiamibrewing.com

Bike Path, an easy 4.80% ABV European-style lager with a just-right balance of smooth British malt and spicy German hops. Grab a cold pint and a hot slice at this casual urban brewery, where the vibe is friendly and upbeat, the river views are relaxing, and live music, trivia and other fun events take place on the regular.

BEER, WINE & SPIRITS

Little Miami Brewing Company

RJ Cinema Distillery & Taproom

4450 Eastgate S. Dr. Suite 100 | Cincinnati, OH 45245 513.738.7680 | www.rjcinema.com Blackberry-Peach Martini featuring RJ Blackberry Vodka and luxardo cherries. Part brewery, part distillery, and part movie theater, this unique watering hole has fast become one of Clermont’s favorite spots, located just steps from storied Jungle Jim’s International Market.

Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

4362 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Rd. | Cincinnati, OH 45244 513.240.2739 | www.mtcarmelbrewingcompany.com Nut Brown, a signature ale with hints of maple, roasted hazelnut, and a clean, malty finish. Cincinnati’s oldest microbrewery is a 1920s era farmhouse-turned-taproom that features a sweeping pavilion overlooking a romantic lake scene complete with bubbling fountain.

Narrow Path Brewing Company 106 Karl Brown Way | Loveland, OH 45140 513.291.5503 | www.narrowpathbrewing.com

The smooth, decadent, and true Coconut Porter, good anytime of the year, but an especially cozy treat in colder months. Craftsmanship for the greater good is the hallmark of this values-driven microbrewery situated along the scenic, bustling, family-friendly bike and river trails of downtown Loveland.

O’Bannon Creek Vineyard

6835 Newtownsville Rd. | Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513.456.6038 | www.obannoncreekvineyard.com Creekside White, a crisp and refreshing blend of Vidal and Chardonnay grapes - tastes so right, you can’t go wrong! The newly expanded porch and patio offer the perfect backdrop for sipping Chardonel, Frontenac, La Crescent, or another creation from this more than six-acre vineyard.

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BREWERIES, WINERIES & DISTILLERIES BISHOP’S QUARTER BAR 212 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-214-3882 www.bishopsquarterbar.com

MT. CARMEL BREWING COMPANY 4362 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45244 513-240-2739 www.mtcarmelbrewingcompany.com

FIFTY WEST BREWING COMPANY 7668 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227 513-834-8789 www.fiftywestbrew.com FULTON GROVE WINERY 3834 Fulton Grove Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-444-6020 www.thefultongrovewinery.com O’BANNON CREEK VINEYARD 6835 Newtonsville Rd., Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513-456-6038 www.obannoncreekvineyard.com RJ CINEMA DISTILLERY & TAPROOM 4450 Eastgate S. Dr., Suite 100 Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-738-7680 www.rjcinema.com

HARMONY HILLS VINEYARD 2534 Swings Corner Point Isabel Rd. Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-3548 www.hhwines.com

INDIAN SPRING WINERY 10862 Fite-Hauck Rd., Sardinia, OH 45171 937-446-9463 www.indianspringwinery.com

SONS OF TOIL BREWING 14090 Klein Rd., Mt. Orab, OH 45154 513-431-5078 www.sonsoftoilbrewing.com

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LITTLE MIAMI BREWING COMPANY 208 Mill St., Milford, OH 45150 513-713-1121 www.littlemiamibrewing.com MERANDA-NIXON WINERY 6517 Laycock Rd., Ripley, OH 45167 248-891-0935 www.meranda-nixonwinery.com NARROW PATH BREWING COMPANY 106 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140 513-291-5503 www.narrowpathbrewing.com

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OLDEST BIKE SHOP IN THE USA

Milford- Ohio

RANKED #1BEST PUBLIC GOLF COURSE IN OHIO - Golf Advisor (4.9 out of 5.0 stars!) Destination for Outings and Meetings up to 120 people. Beautiful Wedding Venue offering Ceremony on site up to 180 people.

513-735-GOLF www.stonelickhills.com

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hen it’s time for a getaway with your canine companion, Ohio’s Clermont County is one of the most dog-friendly destinations you’ll find anywhere. Beautifully endowed with forests, parks, nature preserves and a storied river, it’s a natural for outdoor recreation and since 80 percent of its hotels permit pets, Clermont County provides plenty of puppy love.

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The Little Miami River Runs Through It

Don’t be fooled by the word “little” because the splendid stream that meanders through Clermont County delivers big-time fun for dog lovers. Boasting national and state scenic river status, the Little Miami is ideal for everything from strolling on the Little Miami Scenic Trail, a legendary hiking and biking path that follows the river for miles, to canoeing, kayaking and fishing at Little Miami State Park, the popular and picturesque greenspace that overlaps it.

Bond with Your Bestie at East Fork State Park and Williamsburg

With rolling terrain and a sprawling lake fed by a branch of the Little Miami River, East Fork is one of Ohio’s largest state parks and a great spot for fresh air and exercise with Fido. The lake has open water for boating plus secluded coves for kayaking and dogs are welcome at the campground, where you can rent kayaks and bicycles, sign up for naturalist-led hikes and even watch movies on Saturday night. The park’s extensive trails are a magnet for geocachers and lead to local landmarks — including an ancient Indian mound and 1860s church — that hint at Clermont County’s rich history. A short drive from the campground, the village of Williamsburg dates to 1796 and has a highly walkable downtown with historic stone buildings and indie shops. Stop at Holtman’s Donut, a southwest Ohio fan favorite and select a unique and creative treat for you and your pup. On your next stop in this charming town, pick up a delicious made-from-scratch pie from Main Street Pizza.

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So many people bring four-legged friends to Cincinnati Nature Center that it has an admission fee — $2 — for dogs. Brimming with Mother Nature’s eye candy, this 1,000-acre preserve boasts 16 miles of hiking trails. Three of the best for dogs are Edge Trail, which encircles a lake; Upland Trail, which features a mature forest; and Discovery Trail, which includes forests, fields and ponds. Tip: register your dog and get a drink at Rowe Visitor Center, where an outdoor fountain comes complete with a bowl that’s just the right height for lapping up water.

Romp with Rover on the Williamsburg to Batavia Hike-Bike Trail

This rustic 6-mile trail links Williamsburg with the campground at East Fork State Park. Going up and down hills and across creeks, the route includes a scenic lake overlook, a wetlands observation deck for bird watchers to check off their bird list, and East Fork Wildlife Area.

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Cincinnati Nature Center Is a Paradise for Pooches near Milford

Tip: check out the hunting dog training ground south of Williamsburg-Bantam Road.

Eat, Shop and Play in Downtown Milford

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Loveland Loves Its Doggone Good Trail

Loveland so fervently embraces its stretch of the Little Miami Scenic Trail that many folks simply call it the Loveland Bike Trail. Once a railroad junction, Loveland converted abandoned tracks into a wide and easily accessible trail that skirts the Little Miami River and brings a steady stream of cyclists, skaters, joggers, nature lovers, people watchers and dog walkers into the heart of its historic downtown. On weekends, Loveland practically turns into a dog park, and since many eateries offer patio or sidewalk dining, it’s easy to eat, drink and delight in the town’s friendly, laid-back vibe with a puppy pal. Options range from the New Orleans-style cuisine and cocktails at Bishop’s Quarter to pub grub at Paxton’s Grill to handcrafted desserts — including yogurt-based dog ice cream — at Loveland Sweet Shoppe. Along the bike trail itself, both Lyle’s Bikes, Brews & BBQ and Narrow Path Brewing Co. provide casual fare, good beer and shady backyard tables where customers — and canines — happily mix and mingle.

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Bordering the Little Miami River and its namesake Scenic Trail, Milford is a hub for outdoor activities and has the added attraction of a Victorian downtown that combines specialty shops and restaurants with a designated outdoor refreshment area (DORA) for consuming alcoholic drinks alfresco. Milford’s hillside trailhead overlooks the town and river, and just across the Mill Street bridge sits the Little Miami Brewing Company, where you can hang out with your tail-wagger at the patio or beer garden and feast on hand-tossed pizzas and small-batch beers. On nearby Main Street, outdoor seating at Padrino (a fave for Italian food) lets you dine with doggie from morning to night. Optimize both of your trail and river experiences with the float coats, hydration packs and other doggie gear available at Roads Rivers and Trails (a.k.a. RRT), but when it’s reward time, go to Old Milford Parlor for ice cream and dog biscuits or Tickled Sweet chocolate shop for allnatural pupcakes.

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SHOPPING GOLDEN GRACE BOUTIQUE

ALLEY BOUTIQUE

210 E. Main St., Batavia, OH 45103 513-718-7137 www.goldengraceboutique.com

210 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-716-2229 www.alleyboutique.com

JACK RABBIT - LOVELAND

BISHOP’S BICYCLES

127 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-831-2378 www.jackrabbit.com

313 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-2521 www.bishopsbicycles.net

B.JENUINE

303 E. Main St., Batavia, OH 45103 513-739-6147 www.bjenuine.business.site

BUSY BEE BOUTIQUE

110 S. 2nd St., Loveland, OH 45140 513-677-2879

JUNGLE JIM’S INTERNATIONAL MARKET

COSTUME CASTLE

4450 Eastgate Square Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-674-6000 www.junglejims.com

467 Wards Corner Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-831-8121 www.costumecastle.com

EARLY’S ANTIQUES SHOP

JACKSON | WHITACRE

123 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-4833

223 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-781-3491 www.jacksonwhitacre.com

EASTGATE MALL

4601 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-2294 www.shopeastgate-mall.com

LEMONS & LIMES BOUTIQUE

301 W Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-952-8707 www.lemonslimesboutique.com

ENCHANTED MOMENTS

128 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-5508 www.enchantedmomentsshop.com

MILFORD ANTIQUES

444 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-290-6160 www.milfordantiquesonline.com

FIBER OPTIC YARNS

726 Mohawk Trail, Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0752 www.fiberopticyarns.com

MONTGOMERY CYCLERY - LOVELAND 116 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-8600 www.montgomerycyclery.com

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MR. GRIM’S NOSTALGIC NOOK

128 Front St, New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-4146

ONE MAIN GALLERY

1 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-675-6820 www.onemaingallery.net

ONE STOP LADIES SHOP HAVEN GREY

126 Main St., Milford, Ohio 45150 www.onestopladiesshop.com

207 W Loveland Ave, Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-4739 www.havengrey.com

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1222 OH-28 Suite C, Milford, OH 45150 513-781-3019 www.ourcomicshoppe.com

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Harmony Hill Vineyards is a unique estate winery situated in the Ohio River Valley Appellation. The winery is located 30 miles east of Cincinnati, and features international award winning wines sure to please even the most discriminating wine consumer. Daily live entertainment.

122 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-1843 www.plaidroomrecords.com

PRIMITIVES & MORE - MILFORD 122 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-6946

SHOPPING

PLAID ROOM RECORDS

RIVER VILLAGE SHOPPE

310 Washington St., New Richmond, OH 45157 937-690-9837 www.rivervillageshoppe.com

ROW HOUSE GALLERY

HARMONY HILLS AD

211 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-7230 www.rowhouse.com

RRT-ROADS RIVERS AND TRAILS 118 Main St., Milford, Ohio 45150 513-248-7787 www.roadsriversandtrails.com

SCINTILLA ON MAIN

127 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-781-4912 www.scintillaonmain.com

2534 Swings Corner Point Isabel Road, Bethel, Ohio 45106

513-734-3548 | www.HHWines.com

THE QUILT CABIN

1703 OH-28, Goshen, OH 45122 513-722-7332 www.thequiltcabinonline.com

THAT SHOP IN MILFORD

217 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-781-3010

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THE QUILTER’S STUDIO OF LOVELAND

IN CLERMONT COUNTY

535 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-3666 www.quiltersstudioofloveland.com

VERTICAL DROP - SKI AND SNOWBOARD SHOP 110 2nd St., Suite J, Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-5822 www.verticaldropoutdoors.com

VILLA SANCTUARY

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32 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-5438 www.shopvillasanctuary.com

WILLIAMSBURG PRIMITIVES AND NEEDFUL THINGS

1381 Greenbush Cobb Rd., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-374-0243

WINDY’S WORLD

127 W. Main St., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-724-7685

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FROM FARM TO TABLE

& EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

Celebrating Clermont’s Modern-Rural Legacy

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ith its quaint villages surrounded by rolling green hills and fertile riverbeds, Clermont County’s relationship to the land is undeniable. And as the “farm to table” craze continues, foodies in Clermont are doing their part to preserve that agricultural tradition by producing and sourcing as much as they can locally—everything from beef and broccoli to haloumi and hops. A perfect example is Bite Restaurant in Milford. In its eighth year serving the local community, Bite is deeply committed to scratch cooking and food education, serving up dishes for every culinary and dietary persuasion. Bite offers vegetarian/ vegan and gluten-free options, plus traditional fare for carnivores and omnivores alike. Like many Clermont eateries, Bite’s menu centers on organic fruits, veggies, nuts, herbs, honey, and flowers produced directly on the premises, as well as meats, eggs, and other ingredients sourced from nearby partners.

Here’s a look at just some of the local products you’ll find lining shelves, pantries, and tables across Clermont County. Fresh Markets | From roadside stands to beloved community gathering spaces, you’ll find farmers’ markets of every size and scope in Clermont, including Shaw Farms, Loveland Farmers’ Market, Newtown Farmers’ Market, and Simmons Farm. TCC Berry Farm and Blooms & Berries are two more places visitors can reap the benefits of sun and soil all year round. Get your goats’ milk soap and lotion from Honey Sweetie Farms, and while you’re there, grab a yoga class alongside their Nigerian Dwarf Goats. Freshly relaxed, you can venture over to The Marmalade Lily to purchase—or pick!—fresh flowers for your summer table. 28

Fruits & Veggies | One of the last remaining family farms in eastern Cincinnati, 190acre Valley View is home to a community garden where more than 60 individuals work the land together, growing and harvesting a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers throughout the year.

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Poultry & Eggs | Clermont residents and visitors can enjoy farm-fresh eggs and poultry from providers like Woodbottom Farms in Bethel and Phillips Farm in Batavia, offering chicken, duck, turkey, pheasant, and quail that are certified free from commercial herbicides, pesticides, antibiotics, and growth hormones.

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Beer & Wine | Many of Clermont’s top beer and wine makers—such as Harmony Hill Vineyards—produce their own source materials directly onsite. Others source quality hops from growers in and around Clermont, such as Scott Farms and Ohio Valley Hops, making it possible to raise a glass of Ohio’s best any time of year.

Meats | 132-acre Emmett Ridge Farm in New Richmond has long raised sustainable beef, heritage breed pork, free range poultry and eggs, and fresh produce. In recent years, the family-owned farm has expanded to hosts weddings, corporate events, and parties.

BEST OF THE CLERMONT TABLE Best Fried Chicken

Campbell’s Barn Restaurant & Saloon Best Down-home Cooking

Feed Mill Restaurant & Pizza Best Way to Start Your Day

Goshen Grind Best Live Music On the River

Front Street Café Best Bike & Dine

Ramsey’s Trailside Best Date Night Wine Selection

20 Brix Best Finger-lickin’ Goodness Maple Syrup | Maple season runs from early February to mid-March, but visitors can enjoy the delicious concoction year-round from providers like Clough Valley. Or shop around after attending a special maple demonstration at Pattison Park or the Cincinnati Nature Center.

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Midwest Best BBQ and Creamery Best European Flare

Lazlo’s Iron Skillet Best Italian Pizzeria

Joe’s Pizza Napoli Best Fancy Pub Fare

Mt. Carmel Brewing Co.

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AMERICAN A MUSIC CAFE

PLAIN FOLK CAFÉ

10177 OH-132, Pleasant Plain, OH 45162 513-877-2526 www.plainfolkcafe.com

1513 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140 513-294-8613 www.a-music-cafe.com

BISHOP’S QUARTER

RAMSEY TRAILSIDE

200 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-444-4763 www.ramseystrailside.com

212 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-214-3882 www.bishopsquarterbar.com

BUCKS RIVERSIDE GRILL

100 Front St., New Richmond, OH 45157 513-718-8429 www.bucksriversidegrill.com

SKIPPERS RIVER CAFE & STEAMBOAT MARINA 395 Susanna Way, New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-7447

TANO BISTRO

204 W Loveland Ave, Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-8266 www.foodbytano.com

BUCK’S TAVERN

3299 US-22, Loveland, OH 45140 513-677-3511 www.buckstavern.com

BUTTERBEE’S AMERICAN GRILLE

www.butterbeesgrille.com Milford - 5980 Meijer Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-4600 Beechmont - 4022 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-528-5800

COPPER BLUE

900 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-8450 www.grubatcopperblue.com

20 BRIX

101 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-2749 www.20brix.com

FATBOY’S DREAM

3202 US 52, Felicity, OH 45120 513-876-3703

FRONT STREET CAFÉ

ABBY GIRL SWEETS

KIRBY’S

BEAN AND BREW

LEHR’S PRIME MARKET

BRANCH HILL COFFEE COMPANY

MAMA’S GRILL

BUSKEN BAKERY

120 Front St., New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-4800 www.frontstcafe.com 378 Bridge St., Loveland, OH 45140 513-239-8890 www.kirbysinloveland.com 740 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-3411 www.lehrsprime.com 4227 All Star Dr., Batavia, OH 45103 513-724-5700

PAXTON’S GRILL

126 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-1717 www.paxtonsgrill.com

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BAKERY, COFFEE & DESSERTS 4450 Eastgate S. Dr., #253, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-335-0898 www.abbygirlsweets.com 97 E. Main St., Batavia, OH 45103 513-732-4723 www.beanandbrewbatavia.com 371 Bridge St., Loveland, OH 45140 513-774-7774 www.branchhillcoffeeco.com

www.busken.com Milford - 965 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-3350 Eastgate - 956 Old State Rte. 74, #1, Batavia, OH 45103 513-753-9540 Beechmont - 7756 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-232-0615

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MILE 42 COFFEE

2811 US 52, Chilo, OH 45112 513-876-4444

133 Broadway St, Loveland, OH 45140 513-900-9480 www.mile42coffee.com

COCOA BITES

305 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-677-2525

MS. CHERI’S DONUTS & MORE 223 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0007

COOP’S TROPICAL ICE

NELA BREAD & PASTRY

733 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 www.coopstropicalice.weebly.com

435 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-628-6418

EVERYTHING BAGEL

OLD MILFORD PARLOR: COFFEE AND ICE CREAM SHOP

792 Eastgate S. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-947-2245

119 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-5704 www.cincinnatiparlor.com

GOSHEN GRIND

6744 Dick Flynn Blvd., Goshen, OH 45122 513-781-3328 www.goshengrind.com

OLIVER’S DESSERTS

834 OH-125, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-2253 www.oliversdesserts.com

GRAETER’S ICE CREAM - LOVELAND 110 S. 2nd St., Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-0797 www.graeters.com

PARADISE ICE

1313 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150 513-659-2899

HAWAIIAN SHAVE ICE TRAILSIDE

230 Railroad Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-1000

POKED YOLK

HOLTMAN’S DONUT SHOP

www.holtmansdonutshop.com Williamsburg - 214 W. Main St., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-724-3865 Loveland – 1399 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140 513-575-1077

2235 Bauer Rd., Batavia, OH 45103 513-843-5748 www.pokedyolk.com

POP’S DONUTS

1154 OH-131 Milford, OH 45150 513-340-4592

SWEET FELICITY SPECIALTY BAKE SHOP & RESTAURANT

HOMETOWN CAFÉ LOVELAND

111 Railroad Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-677-2600 www.hometowncafeloveland.com

311 Walnut St., Felicity, OH 45120 513-876-7600 www.sweetfelicity.com

LOVELAND DAIRY WHIP

TICKLED SWEET

611 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-0992 www.theldw.com

317 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-880-4169 www.tickledsweet.net

LOVELAND SWEETS

124 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-8305 www.lovelandsweets.com

MARCELLA’S DONUTS & BAKERY

LOCAL DINING

CHILO DAIRY BAR

BBQ LYLE’S BIKES, BREWS & BBQ

www.marcellasdoughnuts.com Amelia - 29 W. Main St., Amelia, OH 45102 513-843-4338 Eastgate - 960 Kennedy’s Landing, Suite 1, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-449-7357 Mt. Carmel - 545 Clough Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45244 513-718-0544

123 Railroad Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-0222 www.lylesbbb.com

MIDWEST BEST BBQ AND CREAMERY 669 Justice Ct., Loveland, OH 45140 513-965-9000 www.midwestbestbbq.com

RONEY’S

314 Chamber Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-4000

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SPORTS BAR & GRILLE BY GOLLY’S

714 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-4444 www.bygollys.com

CHAPPY’S BAR AND GRILL

227 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-8530

PICKLES AND BONES BARBECUE 1149 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150 513-317-2214 www.picklesandbones.com

GREENIES SPORTS BAR AND GRILL 1148 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-3400 www.greeniessportsbar.com

32Q (SEASONAL)

4100 Half-Acre Rd., Batavia, OH 45103 513-444-6587

GREEN KAYAK MARKET & EATERY

200 Front St., New Richmond, OH 45157 513-843-6040 www.greenkayak.com

CINCINNATI CHILI SKYLINE CHILI

www.skylinechili.com Amelia - 1097 Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-752-1233 Bethel - 553 W. Plane St., Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-3334 Cherry Grove Plaza - 440 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-528-6611 Eastgate - 856 Eastgate S. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-4040 Goshen - 1877 OH-28, Goshen, OH 45122 513-722-0397 Loveland -10640 Loveland Maderia Rd. Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-4929 Miami Township - 1055 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-248-9737 Milford - 730 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-4611

GOLD STAR CHILI

606 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-753-9464 www.jimmybsbarandgrill.com

MIAMIVILLE TRAILYARD

368 Center St., Miamiville, OH 45140 www.miamivilletrailyard.com

SHOOTERS SPORTS GRILL - LOVELAND

780 Loveland-Miamiville Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-774-7007 www.shooterssportsgrill.com

TRACI’S SPORTS LOUNGE & GRILL

784 Loveland-Miamiville Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-697-8111 www.tracissports.com

THE CASUAL PINT - LOVELAND STATION

www.goldstarchili.com Amelia - 1706 OH-125, Amelia, OH 45102 513-753-4471 Amelia - 1190 Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-449-7441 Batavia - 2195 Winemiller Ln., Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-9660 Bethel - 629 W. Plane St., Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-6705 Cincinnati - 4620 Aicholtz Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-528-0033 Cincinnati - 4601 Eastgate Blvd. unit 252-a, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-0108 Loveland - 471 Wards Corner Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-831-1725 Milford - 85 Rivers Edge Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-8480 Miami Township- 1040 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-4692 New Richmond - 1048 Old US HWY 52, New Richmond, OH 45157 513-553-2536

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JIMMY B’S BAR & GRILL

110 S. 2nd St., Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-7468 www.loveland.thecasualpint.com

HOMESTYLE BITE

1279 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-2483 www.bitefoodie.com

CAMPBELL’S COUNTRY BARN

1852 OH-125, Amelia, OH 45102 513-797-8019 www.thecampbellsbarn.com

FEED MILL RESTAURANT & PIZZA

721 N. Market St., Felicity, OH 45120 513-876-3306 www.feed-mill-restaurant-pizza.business.site

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DON RIGO

308 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-5400

224 W. Main St., Amelia, OH 45102 513-718-0035 www.donrigoamelia.com

MIAMI MARKET

LOCAL DINING

HARVEST MARKET

DOS AMIGOS

1296 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-8646 www.miami-market.com

217 Rivers Edge Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0838 www.dosamigoscincy.com

POOCHIE’S PLACE

EL RANCHERO

1375 W. Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-753-4000

1067 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-965-0200 www.elrancheromilford.com

SCHOOLHOUSE RESTAURANT

8031 Glendale Milford Rd., Camp Dennison, OH 45111 513-831-5753 www.theschoolhousecincinnati.com

THE DOUBLE J CAFÉ

1296 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140 513-722-3255

EL RANCHO GRANDE

4476 Glen Este-Withamsville Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-9900 www.elranchogrande.info

FUEGO PARRILLA MEXICANA

1241 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150 513-880-4133 www.fuegotime.com

THE GOVERNOR

231 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-8298 www.governordiner.com

FUJI STEAK HOUSE

4389 Eastgate Square Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-9222 www.fujieastgate.com

INTERNATIONAL ANN INDIAN CUISINE

GOLDEN CHEN

810 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-1471 www.annindianrestaurant.com

4530 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-753-6777 www.goldencheneastgate.com

BAN THAI

INDIAN BISTRO

792 Eastgate S. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-752-3200 www.banthaicincinnati.com

671 Ohio Pike Suite H., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-474-7500 www.thaindianbistro.com

CAZADORES

LASZLO’S IRON SKILLET RESTAURANT

750 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-3300

1020 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-561-6776 www.laszlosironskillet.com

LOS CABOS CHEZ RENÉE FRENCH BISTRO

233 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0454 www.chezreneefrenchbistrot.com

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CHINA HOUSE

916 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-9156 www.chinahouse-milford.com

DESI SPICE INDIAN CUISINE

1098 Old State Rte. 74, Batavia, OH 45103 513-843-7886 www.desispicebatavia.site

1248 W. Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-752-6383 www.loscabosmexgrill.com

MAY-THAI

1053 OH-28, Milford, OH 45150 513-248-9100 www.may-thai.com

MAYA MEXICAN RESTAURANT

985 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-4661

MEZEDES - GREEK STREET FOOD

6405 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike #101a, Loveland, OH 45140 513-900-9309 www.mezedesgreekfood.com

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MINT BISTRO

GRAMMA’S PIZZA

501 Chamber Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-808-5700

RED SESAME KOREAN BBQ

4450 Eastgate S. Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-843-5038 www.redsesamebbq.com

RINCON MEXICANO

4450 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 513-943-9923 www.rinconeastgate.com

SAKURA JAPANESE GRILL

1212 Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-827-0000

EL PICANTE

784 Loveland-Miamiville Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-1341 www.elpicantemexicancuisine.com

TIMMY’S WOK

784 Loveland Miamiville Rd., Loveland, OH 513-683-6878 www.timmywok.com 5723 Signal Hill Ct., Milford, OH 45150 513-239-6937 www.tokugawaus.com 1186 St. Rt. 125, Amelia, OH 45102 513-449-7017 www.tomyumamelia.com

TONGS THAI RESTAURANT AND SUSHI BAR

ANGILO’S PIZZA

www.angilospizza.com Goshen - 1723 OH-28, Goshen, OH 45122 513-722-1199 Loveland - 807 Loveland Madeira Rd. Loveland, OH 45140 513-683-0001 Milford - 1247 St. Rt. 131, Milford, OH 45150 513-831-3433

ENOTECA EMILIA

110 S. 2nd St., Suite I, Loveland, OH 45140 513-583-0300 www.emilialoveland.com

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227 W Main St., Owensville, OH 45160 513-732-2940 507 Chamber Dr., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-0082 www.joespizzanapoli.com

LAROSA’S PIZZA

TOM YUM THAI AND SUSHI

ITALIAN, PIZZERIA

JOE LUIGI’S PIZZA

JOE’S PIZZA NAPOLI

TOKUGAWA JAPAN STEAKHOUSE SUSHI & BAR

1117 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-248-2999 www.tongsthai-milford.com

www.grammaspizzas.com Amelia - 1727 Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH 45102 513-797-4038 Anderson - 8310 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-474-1300 Batavia - 154 E. Main St., Batavia, OH 45103 513-732-6644 Bethel - 120 W Plane St., Bethel, OH 45106 513-734-3200 Eastgate- 626 OH-74 Suite A, Cincinnati, OH 45244 513-528-3015 Milford - 1240 OH-28 Suite D., Milford, OH 45150 513-722-4470 Owensville- 2500 US-50, Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-0500 Willamsburg - 302 W. Main St., Williamsburg, OH 45176 513-724-3911 Withamsville - 944 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 4525 513-753-7499

www.larosas.com 513-347- 1111 Amelia - 3780 Bach Buxton Rd., Amelia, OH 45102 Anderson - 7756 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45255 Eastgate - 4450 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 Goshen - 1397 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140 Loveland - 901 Loveland Madeira Rd., Loveland, OH 45140 Milford - 975 Lila Ave., Milford, OH 45150

MAY CAFÉ

5 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-831-2233 www.maycafemilford.com

MIO’S PIZZERIA

732 Middleton Way, Loveland, OH 45140 513-697-6467 www.miospizza.com

PADRINO ITALIAN

111 Main St., Milford, OH 45150 513-965-0100 www.padrinoitalian.com

THE WORKS

20 Grear Millitzer Pl., Loveland, OH 45140 513-697-8408 www.theworkspizza.com

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