Looking for the best places to cool down in the Queen City this summer? I’ve got the complete list of splash pads, spraygrounds & more open around Cincinnati for summer 2023.
It’s officially pumpkin patch szn!
I’ve rounded up a list of all Cincinnati pumpkin patches for fall 2023. There’s a pumpkin patch that’s perfect for everyone on this list. From farms with so many fun fall attractions that it will take all day to your simple, hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin straight off the vine variety. And this year, I’ve included pumpkin patches that also have apple picking – for the full fall experience.
For a real GOURD time, scroll to the bottom to check out a list of local pumpkin festivals too!
The pumpkin patches are all within about an hour and a half drive of Cincinnati. Who knew we had so many great pumpkin spots so close to the Queen City?Continue reading “Cincinnati Pumpkin Patches 2023”
The best indoor play centers, cafes, playgrounds and more around Cincinnati to enjoy in 2023
One of the best ways to survive a midwest winter and crazy spring weather with little kids is to spend time at one of the many Cincinnati indoor play places. From play pretend towns to indoor playgrounds, from inflatables and free play places, and from trampoline parks to play cafes designed for the littlest ones in mind, there’s an indoor play place that’s perfect for everyone. Check out our list of Cincinnati Indoor Play Places to check out in 2023 to find the perfect spot for you!Continue reading “Cincinnati Indoor Play Places”
The splash pads may not be open yet, but there are still plenty of creeks to splash in and explore around the Queen City. So strap on your rain boots or water shoes and check out the best creeking spots around Cincinnati – as recommended by you!Continue reading “Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati”
All about having some fall fun, but unsure what to do? Check out my Cincinnati fall bucket list for 2021.Continue reading “10 Best: Cincinnati Fall Bucket List 2021”
A guide to spending spring break in the Queen City
We had a blast during our Cincinnati spring break staycation. Check everything on our spring break in Cincinnati bucket list!Continue reading “Spring Break in Cincinnati”
ALL ABOARD for holiday train season!
Enjoying Cincinnati holiday trains has been a staple festive activity in our house since my son was a baby. Around Cincinnati are 16 holiday train displays and ride-on train attractions. So hop on board, and enjoy holiday train season before it choo choos out of town.Continue reading “Cincinnati Holiday Trains 2022”
Ready for your close up with jolly old St. Nick?
How lucky are we that Santa is making so many stops around the Queen City this year? There are many great places to visit Santa – and snap a photo or two in 2022. Check out our list of the best spots to see Santa in Cincinnati for Christmas 2022.
And remember – Santa’s visits usually vary from the days and hours of the holiday attraction he is visiting. Santa usually arrives the weekend after Thanksgiving and heads back up to the North Pole on December 23 or 24. Most holiday attractions run a week or two longer than Santa’s visit, so double check dates before heading out!Continue reading “Santa in Cincinnati 2022”
A guide to our favorite gifts for kids ages 0 through 5
Stumped on what to get your little ones for Christmas and Hanukkah this year? I’ve put together a collection of gift ideas of our favorite toys for kids ages 0 to 5, plus a Hanukkah gift guide and a guide to stocking stuffers for kids.Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide 2022”
In this gift guide you’ll find some of our favorite gifts for babies under 12 months old. I’ve included both toys and practical gifts too. Many of these items are things we loved with our son or put on our baby daughter’s wish list this year.
You’re sure to find something perfect for your baby’s first Christmas!Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Babies”
Gift ideas for your favorite 4 and 5 year olds
As a preschooler, my son loves many of the same types of toys as he did as a toddler, including building toys, puzzles, and play pretend toys. But these toys are a bit more advanced and have more pieces – and are honestly a bit more fun to play with.
The toys on this list are best for ages 4 to 5 years old. Everything on this list are toys that we own or have asked for this holiday season for our 5 year old.Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Preschoolers”
Gift ideas for stocking stuffers for ages 1 to 5
Stocking stuffers for little kids don’t have to be extravagant or expensive. In my son’s stocking, I like to include items like bath toys, travel toys, every day items that are a little more special, and something with his name or initials.
In this gift guide, you’ll find stocking stuffer ideas that are perfect for little kids ages 1 to 5 that they’re sure to love.Continue reading “Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids”
The best spots to be dazzled by holiday lights in 2022
Nothing captures the magic of the holiday season quite like being surrounded by thousands of dazzling holiday lights. I’ve pulled together a list of the best spots to see holiday lights around Cincinnati in 2022. Here you’ll find both drive thru and walkable light displays.Continue reading “Cincinnati Holiday Lights”