Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day Trips describes hundreds of fascinating, exciting (and many free of charge) things to do, most within a two-hour drive of Cincinnati. Each day trip includes travel directions, destination highlights, other places to visit along the way, choice restaurants and lodging and shopping.
Author: David Hunter
Publisher: The Globe Pequot Press
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20 travel guides found.
Anderson Ferry, OH, & Belleview, Rabbit Hash, Big Bone Lick, & Warsaw, KY, & Vevay, IN Weekend Getaway
If you’re in a hurry to get out of town, here’s your ticket. Just about fifteen minutes west of downtown Cincinnati is Anderson Ferry—the ...
Vevay, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Bardstown, Springfield, Hodgenville, and Knob Creek, KY Weekend Getaway
Bardstown, Kentucky's attractions and nearby spots associated with Abraham Lincoln are so unusual and interesting that the extra driving ...
Bardstown, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Columbus, Ohio Weekend Getaway
Columbus is Ohio’s capital and largest city, with a metropolitan area touching seven counties, covering 3,584 square miles, and including ...
Columbus, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Dayton and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH Weekend Getaway
The downtown area of Dayton encompasses, within a few blocks, the confluence of the Mad River, the Stillwater River, and Wolf Creek ...
Dayton, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Greensburg, Columbus, Gnaw Bone, Nashville, Belmont, and Bloomington, IN Weekend Getaway
When they said, “Head for the hills!” this area must have been what they meant. We speak of the south-central Indiana highlands centering ...
Bloomington, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Hillsboro, Bainbridge, and Chillicothe, Ohio Weekend Getaway
The gentle hills of south-central Ohio rise perceptibly as the traveler nears the Appalachian counties, cresting in such summits as ...
Chillicothe, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Indianapolis and Morristown, IN Weekend Getaway
The city of Indianapolis has grown to fill every corner of Marion County—a perfect square—and is now one of the largest cities in ...
Indianapolis, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, and Frankfort, KY Weekend Getaway
The very heart and soul of Kentucky is “The Bluegrass,” a seven-county area centering upon Lexington in the north-central part of ...
Lexington, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Kings Island, OH Weekend Getaway
Just northeast of Cincinnati is the Kings Island recreation area, including and centering upon Paramount’s Kings Island itself. This ...
Mason, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Lebanon, The Vineyards, and Fort Ancient State Memorial, OH Weekend Getaway
Vineyards again are blooming in the Ohio Valley, as they did in the early nineteenth century, and wineries have emerged to produce ...
Lebanon, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Louisville and Fort Knox, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
Lying along the Ohio River, threshold of the South, Louisville is a curious blend of influences that is neither northern nor southern— ...
Louisville, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Madison and Clarksville-Jeffersonville, IN Weekend Getaway
Madison, Indiana, is the Hoosier State’s largest historic district, boasting more than 1,000 structures and two National Historic ...
Clarksville, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge Geologic Area Weekend Getaway
This is a trip for someone who wants to commune with nature, to wander the majestic wilderness, to breathe the scent of dogwood and ...
Slade, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati
New Richmond, Point Pleasant, Moscow, Ripley, & Manchester, OH, and Augusta, Maysville, & Washington, KY Weekend Getaway
New Richmond's Front Street is lined with steamboat-era homes, many of the frame ones decorated with carved wooden ornaments in the ...
Ripley, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Oxford, OH, and Connersville, Metamora, Oldenburg, and Batesville, IN Weekend Getaway
This trip is an easy swing through nearby Ohio and Indiana farm country, highlighted by a visit to the old Whitewater Canal, a ride ...
Connersville, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg, Perryville, Danville, Berea, and Richmond, KY Weekend Getaway
South of the Bluegrass, amid the rolling farmlands and the tortuous course of the Kentucky River, lie fascinating little towns, each ...
Berea, KY - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Urbana and West Liberty, Ohio Weekend Getaway
Urbana, Ohio, is the picture of small-town America. In Urbana, complete strangers smile and wave as if they know you. The town square, ...
Urbana, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Vandalia, Springfield, and Cedar Bog, Ohio Weekend Getaway
Vandalia, settled in 1838, was one of many towns to spring up along The National Road, and it is now the world headquarters of the ...
Springfield, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Waynesville, Wilmington, and Caesar Creek State Park, OH Weekend Getaway
Antiques buffs from all over the world recognize the town of Waynesville as the “Antiques Capital of the Midwest.” In the space of ...
Wilmington, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
Yellow Springs, Clifton, Wilberforce, and Xenia, Ohio Weekend Getaway
Yellow Springs is a community that is fertile with artistic, spiritual, and intellectual freedom. Psychics, artists, musicians, and ...
Xenia, OH - Day Trips from Cincinnati
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