Your Insider's Guide to the Cincy Region

Welcome to our blog! Find out about local favorites, fun things to do, the best restaurants and shopping, all the events, and more here in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. 

Crowning Local - The Artist - Gee Horton

Originally published in the 2024 Cincy Region Visitors Guide. Interview by Madeline Anderson. What makes our region special? Hear it straight from one of our local experts: Gee Horton, an accomplished visual artist and Kentucky native. Credit: Gee Horton Was being a visual artist the path you…

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Crowning Local - The Archaeologist - Bill Kennedy

Originally published in the 2024 Cincy Region Visitors Guide. Interview by Kevin J. Gray. What makes our region special? Hear it straight from one of our local experts: Bill Kennedy, archaeologist and site manager at Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve in Oregonia. Credit: Bill Kennedy…

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13 Summer Festivals in the Cincy Region

The arts and culinary scene in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky heat up every summer with these summer festivals. From Pride parades to food fests to music festivals, plan your summer around these 13 festivals in the Cincy Region. Cincy Fringe Festival Pones Inc. at Cincinnati Fringe Festival…

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The best coffee shops in the Cincy Region to warm and wake you up

To explore the Cincy Region, you must be properly caffeinated. No matter where you stay in Cincy, there's a great coffee shop around the corner. Whether you need to get your morning going or need a quick bite to eat and warm up during your day, check out one of these cool coffee shops in Cincinnati…

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Top family-friendly hiking trails in the Cincy Region

For some good old-fashioned, free, family fun in the Cincy Region, take a hike with the whole family. Spending time outside is beneficial for everyone but especially kids–what kid doesn’t love the freedom to run wild? When you’re exploring Cincy, don’t miss exploring the great outdoors. To help you…

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Music To Your Ears: Cincinnati May Festival

Cincinnati May Festival (photo: Mark Lyons) Cincinnati has an extraordinary legacy when it comes to the arts and that really stems from the singing traditions of the 1800s and the founding of the Cincinnati May Festival in 1873. The annual May Festival in Cincinnati is the oldest and one of…

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Things to Do in the Cincy and NKY Region – May 2024

May is jam packed with an incredible line-up of fun and family friendly events happening all month long. The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon returns to the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region, welcoming guests from all over the world! The region will also host an array of events for the Kentucky…

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Best Brunch Spots in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Updated annually. With countless breweries, distilleries, and nightlife that doesn’t quit, it’s easy to sleep in when you visit the Cincy Region. Don’t feel bad about catching those extra zzz’s–there are plenty of brunch spots in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to fill you up and get back to…

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