If it’s hot chocolate you’re looking for, Cincinnati’s got you covered. From a Belgium dive to a wine bar to a market chocolatier, you’ll find a delicious cup of cocoa to beat winter’s chill in the Queen City. I found four versions, each unique from each other and yet all so delicious. Plus, we discovered some fun stops along the way!
One of my favorite places to visit at Christmastime is the historic German Village in Columbus, Ohio. Something about the snowy brick house on cobbled brick street puts me in a mood to read Dickens while sipping on a steamy cup of hot mulled cider. Here are some of my favorite stops that’ll put you in the Christmas spirit.
I grew up going to Cincinnati’s Union Terminal with my Grandpa, typically around the holidays. With my tiny hand in his, we’d wander from one end to the other, admiring the mosaic murals and the ten-story high ceilings in between. The appreciation I have now is thanks to him. Here are my favorite things about Union Terminal and what you mustn’t miss!
Autumn on a college campus is like springtime in a fairytale or wintertime in the Swiss Alps. It fits perfectly like elbow patches on a tweed jacket. That said, one of my favorite fall activities is strolling through a beautiful leaf-strewn campus. Luckily I live close by to a charming college town, home to Miami University. Here’s my guide to Oxford, Ohio: what to see, do, and eat
Most fall bucket lists include apple picking. Ohio has plenty of orchards to choose from. But the apple activity doesn’t stop there. Here are my top suggestions for everything apple in the Buckeye State.
Why is Troy known as “The Strawberry Capital of Ohio”? It might have something to do with one of the largest strawberry farms east of the Mississippi. Throw in an annual Strawberry Festival and now we’re onto something. Here we’ll explore both. And the conclusions are just as sweet as June’s beloved berry.
Like ol’ Bing would say, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” and I’m looking to explore the towns in Ohio that come alive with the holiday’s cheer. Lebanon, Ohio is one of my favorites this time of year.
The Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio is a funky, strong, and loving community that’s a delight to explore by foot. Here are my favorite stops.