30 Things for a Must-Be-Cincinnati Bucket List

Thanks to my intern, Alexis, for compiling this AMAZING bucket list of Cincinnati’s best stops!

Image: The Gardner School

1. Eat the pride of Cincinnati, Graeter’s Ice Cream and Skyline Chili

2. Attend a Cirque du Soleil performance from May 11th – 14th

3. Go to a Red’s Game

4. Explore the Asian Food Fest in Washington Park from May 13th – 14th

5. Attend an FC Cincinnati soccer game

Take in a Cincinnati Reds game at Great American Ballpark! Image: Sports Illustrated

6. Go to the Cincinnati Zoo and visit Fiona, the baby hippo

7. Attend any number of underground shows at Cincinnati’s classic venue, Bogart’s

8. Or attend a larger show at US Bank Arena, including Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd

9. Explore the City Flea on May 20th, June 17th, or July 15th

10. Visit the Cincinnati Art Museum

11. Stroll around the new OTR in a vast array of ways including the pedal wagon and street car

The Cincinnati Art Museum has exhibitions going on all summer long. Image: Mt Adams Today

12. Explore Taste of Cincinnati May 27th – 29th

13. Visit the Newport Aquarium

14. Head to Summit Park for some group activities including yoga and CrossFit

15. Visit the Incline Public House to grab some awesome food and an even better view of Cincinnati

16. Grab a picnic blanket and your camera and take a hike in any one of Cincinnati’s parks including Burnett Woods, Mt. Airy, and Ault Park

17. Visit the Findlay Market

Visit the Newport Aquarium across the Ohio River! Image: The Gardner School

18. Explore the Contemporary Art Center

19. Explore the Cincinnati Observatory Center

20. Stroll down Smale Riverfront Park

21. Hop around some of Cincinnati’s hippest bars like MadTree and Reingeist

22. Visit Hofbrauhaus to indulge in some traditional German culture

23. Venture to the top of Carew Tower for a breathtaking view of the city

24. Watch the 4th of July fireworks from Mirror Lake

25. See a show at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

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