Your Insider's Guide to the Cincinnati Region

New or native, residents of the Cincinnati region are proud of what we have to offer. Our local insiders want to share with you their passion for our unique river region. From tips and 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. Get insider tips for exploring the Cincinnati region.

Meet the Insiders

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

  • John David Back, Cincinnati USA Insider
    John David Back
    John enjoys loud and opinionated conversations, the arts, literature, a vague level of fitness, and...
  • Emily Lloyd, Cincinnati USA Insider
    Emily loves exploring everything in Cincinnati USA. Her favorite things are the “Cincinnati in...
  • Crystal L. Kendrick
    The Voice of Your Customer
    Crystal has been a resident of Cincinnati USA for most of her life. She enjoys the local arts,...
  • Laura Hoevener, Adventures Around Cincinnati
    Adventures Around Cincinnati
    Laura Hoevener loves to encourage families to spend time together while discovering the many hidden...
  • Terri Weeks, Adventures Around Cincinnati
    Adventures Around Cincinnati
    Terri Weeks is a Cincinnati-based travel writer and one of the authors of Adventures Around...
  • Laura and David Arnold, Cincinnati Nomerati
    Cincinnati Nomerati
    By day, Laura and David are a public relations pro and a director of web development. By night,...
  • Heather Johnson, The Food Hussy
    The Food Hussy
    Heather is the Food Hussy, and she knows her way around Cincinnati. She's your expert for...
  • Thadd Fiala, Cincinnati USA Insider
    Designer/photographer/blogger living in Northside and working in downtown Cincinnati.
  • Katie Scheper
    The Little Things
    Katie and her husband, Michael, have four fabulous kids: Ella, Max, Sam and Henry. They enjoy...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Courtney Phenicie,
    Courtney Phenicie is a writer and Editor in Chief of, a local music resource...
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
    Julie is a proud resident and avid promoter of the Cincinnati region! From the breweries and local...
  • Amber Potter
    Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
    Amber was born and raised in the Cincinnati region. She loves hot dogs and beer at Cincinnati Reds...

What you must see, do and taste in the region – recommended by the locals who know!

Wondering who serves the best burgers downtown? Which attractions are best for kids? How to have a great trip without breaking the bank? Our Cincinnati Region Insiders have all these answers and more! They live in and love the region and want to share all of its hidden gems with visitors like you!

Trip Ideas and Inspiration

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