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Cincinnati with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

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Happy Hour in Cincinnati

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Cincinnati OVERVIEW
Cincinnati defies being pigeonholed. The city sits at the crossroads of the American psyche, between the fast pace of what once was the industrial North and the slower tempo of the South, making a Cincinnati vacation an exploration on many levels. Cincinnatians cling to tradition. This is a plus for the cityscape: Historic buildings like Union Terminal, Carew Tower and the Netherland Hotel have been restored to their glory days. The city’s loyalty to its architectural heritage means some of America’s best examples of French-influenced art deco and Italianate buildings are in one location—Cincinnati. Cincinnatians are also loyal to Cincinnati-style chili, first concocted by Greek immigrants in the 1920s and perfected into the 1940s; their sports teams (the Bengals football team and the Cincinnati Reds baseball team); and Kings Island, the mega amusement park that’s considered Greater Cincinnati’s best tourist attraction. Call Cincinnati stodgy and you’ll be wrong. Although its tastes may ...See More seem conservative and cautious at first glance, Cincinnati’s art scene nurtures the avant-garde, and its ballet and theater companies and symphony orchestra are superb. Cincinnati is a city beloved by its residents, and it shows. There’s a reason Winston Churchill once called Cincinnati “America’s most beautiful inland city.” It is. The hills and the graceful bend of the Ohio River are Cincinnati’s distinctive calling cards. See Less
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