Fall is the perfect time for fun field trips with your family, and this month, our friends at Yelp Cincy have rounded up their top 5 off-the-beaten-path places in Cincinnati to spark your kids’ imaginations. Curious about their top tucked-away spots? Read on!
Cincinnati is jam-packed with great places to spark your kiddos’ creativity and imaginations. Whether it’s taking a stroll in an interactive park in Downtown Cincy, or spending a day engaging in the arts in Northern Kentucky, there’s no shortage of fun field trips to be had in the Queen City.
To help you get out there and explore, here is a sampling of a 5 hidden gems in Cincinnati just waiting to be discovered by you and your family!
Located in Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory will capture the attention and imagination of all those nature loving kiddos out there. With seasonal exhibits and rotating displays, there’s always something to see at this locally loved conservatory. Yelpers rave about the spring butterfly exhibit and the winter holiday displays. Equally fun and educational, Krohn Conservatory is a prime spot to take your little ones for your next family outing!
Head over to Covington to visit The Carnegie, a hub for the arts right here in the tristate! The center includes a historic library, rotating art and culture exhibits, and a theater. Check out theater’s schedule for upcoming performances; according to Yelpers, past shows include Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Wizard of Oz. The Carnegie also offers acting programs and camps for the little budding actors of the family!
Mason and Madeira
For the mini Picassos of the family, take a visit to the Mad Potter, a local pottery painting studio with locations in Mason and Madeira. With a wide selection of pottery to choose from, there’s something for everyone to paint. Kids love creating their own pieces of art, and the studio will finish off the final products in the kiln leaving you with beautiful glazed pottery keepsakes.
There’s so much to love about Smale Riverfront Park in Downtown Cincy. With interactive aspects like a grassy maze, swings, giant checkers, and creative play spaces, this park basically screams imagination! Located on the Banks, this unique park is jammed packed with hidden gems to engage your kids’ creativity!
A historical and educational spot in Mt. Lookout, the Cincinnati Observatory has a lot to offer to you and your family. With the oldest public telescope in the country, there’s so much history tucked away in this local gem. Yelpers have great things to say about the Observatory and its programming. Take your kids for a tour of the facility, or check out some of the Observatory’s plentiful events for an out of this world experience they’ll love!