Whether you're planning a family vacation, a romantic weekend getaway, or a trip to visit friends and family, here are some popular attractions and events to include in your visit. 

Twister water slide at Coney Island
Twister water slide at Coney Island
Summertime is the perfect time to cool off at Coney Island's Sunlite PoolThe Beach Waterpark, and Soak City Waterpark at Kings Island then enjoy some baseball with Florence Freedom and Cincinnati Reds. If an evening of music is more your style, check out the free entertainment options at Fountain Square, Washington Park and Newport on the Levee.

2013 Bunbury Cincinnati Music Festival
2013 Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati
June is chock full of festivals like Newport ItalianfestCincinnati Juneteenth FestivalBunbury Music Festival and RoeblingFest. Cincinnati Opera's Summer Season begins in mid-June with captivating performances all summer long.

July starts with a bang over Independence Day weekend.  Then it's time to enjoy NASCAR racing action at Kentucky Speedway. Rounding out July is Cincinnati Music Festival with two evenings of jazz, R&B, blues and hip-hop performances at Paul Brown Stadium.  

August offers food, fun, sports and music! The month kicks off with Glier's Goettafest along Newport's riverfront and Cincy Blues Fest at Sawyer Point, followed by Western & Southern Open at Linder Family Tennis Center, and Ohio Renaissance Festival.

Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks presented by Cincinnati Bell at Riverfest
Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks presented by Cincinnati Bell at Riverfest
Labor Day weekend celebrates the end of summer with a bang at Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks, but the fun doesn't end there. Be sure to come back for Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA and MidPoint Music Festival in September.

Find even more summer fun here. Then be sure to document your visit on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #SUMMERinCINCY.