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Insider's Guide to Cincinnati USA

New or native, Cincinnati USA residents are proud of what we have to offer. Our local insiders are Livin' in the Cin every day and want to share with you their passion for our unique river region. From tips 'n' tricks for enjoying popular attractions and events to the hottest new date-night restaurants to places perfect for kids, they're sharing their picks from a local point of view.


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Meet the Insiders

These Cincinnati USA experts have their fingers on the pulse of the local scene. View All

  • Heather Johnson, The Food Hussy
    The Food Hussy
    Heather Johnson has been blogging since 2008 and started out with restaurant reviews in Cincinnati...
  • Katie Scheper, The Little Things
    The Little Things
    Katie and her husband, Michael, have four fabulous kids: Ella, Max, Sam and Henry. They enjoy...
  • Cody Sowers, Outside Cincy
    Outside Cincy
    Cody normally finds himself exploring the outdoors, either with his bicycle, his kids, his camera...
  • Erin Woiteshek, A Bird and a Bean
    A Bird and a Bean
    Erin was born and raised in Northern Kentucky. She loves her neighborhood and after moving away for...
  • Ronny Salerno, Queen City Disco(very)
    Queen City Disco(very)
    Ronny Salerno is a freelance photographer based out of Cincinnati, OH. A graduate of Northern...
  • Kelly Painter,
    Kelly Painter Kampsen is a local photographer and Photo Editor of, a website...
  • Nedra McDaniel, Adventure Mom
    Adventure Mom
    Nedra loves thrill rides, trying new restaurants, taking tours, art, being outside, coffee, and...
  • Ann Senefeld, Digging Cincinnati History
    Digging Cincinnati History
    Ann Senefeld is a Cincinnati native who shares her passion for her hometown and its wonderful...
  • Julie Niesen Gosdin, Wine Me Dine Me
    Wine Me Dine Me
    Julie Niesen Gosdin writes Wine Me, Dine Me, Cincinnati’s top food, restaurant and lifestyle blog.
  • Shannan Boyer, Family Friendly Cincinnati
    Family Friendly Cincinnati
    Founded by Shannan Boyer in 2009, Family Friendly Cincinnati is Greater Cincinnati's largest...
  • Courtney Phenicie,
    Courtney Phenicie is a writer and Editor in Chief of, a local music resource...
  • Paige Malott, Cincy Whimsy
    Cincy Whimsy
    A Cincinnati native, Paige is an avid urban explorer who enjoys history museums, Art Deco...
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
    Julie is a proud resident and avid promoter of all things Cincinnati USA! Raised in Ft. Wright in...
  • Amber Potter
    Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
    Amber was born and raised in Cincinnati USA. She loves eating soft pretzels at Cincinnati Reds...

Trip Ideas and Inspiration

The Livin' in the Cin Insiders share their favorite things to see and do in Cincinnati USA - from a local point of view!

Five Fantastic Frozen Treats in Greater Cincinnati

There's nothing better on a hot summer day than a cool frozen treat. Here's a list of my family's favorite frozen treats around town.

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An Insider's Guide to Kings Island

Increase the fun and lower the hassle with these tips for your next visit to the area amusement park.

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Trail Gems: East Fork State Park

Located just 25 miles outside of the city, this area has almost every opportunity to get outside and enjoy some peace and quiet in the park’s 4,870 acres.

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10 Must-See ArtWorks Murals in Cincinnati

Since 2007, ArtWorks Cincinnati has created over 68 public murals throughout the city of Cincinnati and its neighbors. The public artworks span neighborhoods, connect with viewers on the street and...

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9 Features of The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Situated on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to the history of slavery and the fight for...

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Favorite Places to Ride Bikes in Cincinnati & NKY

Our family loves to get out on our bikes but our neighborhood isn't ideal for bike riding with the kids, so we explore the region to find great places to ride!

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Best Breakfasts in Cincinnati USA

There's nothing I love more than getting up early on a Saturday morning and heading out on a drive with my husband. But before we go too far - we HAVE to have a good breakfast! You can't start a big...

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