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Our GreatOUTDOORS

'Tis the season–to sweat! Active types can bike the Little Miami Scenic Trail, hike to a treehouse in Mt. Airy Forest, or try stand-up paddle boarding. For lower-impact fun, go on a picnic in Eden Park, tour our brewery heritage district, or explore the 50 West complex. Whatever you choose, it's time to embrace the great outdoors.

By Katie Coburn, John Fox, Danny Cross, Bob Woodiwiss, Alyssa Konermann, Linda Vaccariello, and Damian Dotterweich

24 Best Stops Along the Little Miami Scenic Trail

If you know only a short stretch, you’re missing out. Now is the time to get acquainted with some favorite stops along the way.

Three of Our Favorite Hiking Trails

Whether fan or foe of the area’s vertical challenges, you can’t deny our hills offer unique hiking opportunities and Instagram-worthy views.

50 West Is a One-Stop Shop for Summer Adventures and Brews

After setting up shop on the south side of Route 50, close proximity to the Little Miami River and its cherished bike trail—along with an unquenchable entrepreneurial spirit—encouraged 50 West co-founder Bobby Slattery to expand into outdoor activities.

Three Local Bike Paths You Need to Try This Summer

Ease into a two-wheeled world, with a little nature thrown in.

An Ode to Cincinnati’s Humidity

Humidity. It's a fact. An atmospheric reality that’s plagued the Ohio River Valley for summers immemorial.

Three Picture-Perfect Picnic Spots

On the menu: the outdoors.

Be a Tourist for the Day with These Walking Tours

A beer, a mural, and a gangster walk into a bar. Just kidding, you go to them on one of these walking tours.

Live Out Your Sports Dreams at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

You know the sprawling Children’s Museum of Indianapolis isn’t just for kids, right? So wear your comfortable shoes when you visit its new Sports Legends Experience.

Saddle Up at the Historic Kentucky Horse Park

This summer is the 40th anniversary of the Lexington equine theme park, a working horse farm that puts you up close to Kentucky’s proudest non-intoxicating product.

Six Ways to Beat the Heat on the Water

Ride the tide, no matter how much energy you’re looking to exert.

Editor’s Letter, August 2018: Get Outside!

Do our kids spend less time outdoors these days than we did at their age? It sure seems like it. (Spoiler alert: Here comes a “back in my day” story.)

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