5 Reasons to Cross the Bridge on Spring Break

I grew up in Northern Kentucky and noticed that a lot of people tend to not venture across state lines. I've moved away twice and the gravitational pull of this area keeps me coming back. When we moved back to the area a few years ago I got to take in the city with a new perspective. I was reminded of how much Cincinnati has to offer. I've noticed that Kentucky residents can tend to stay in their comfort zone by not crossing the bridge. I've got five reasons for you cross the bridge and explore the Ohio side of the river. 1. There is AMAZING art everywhere! From the art museums to the sides of buildings, there is so much to uncover around every corner. Artists from around the world have beautified our city. Why not cross the bridge to appreciate their talents? Cincinnati Art Museum, Contemporary Art Museum, 21C Hotel and Taft Museum host incredible art within a close proximity and the street murals rival many of the works indoors. While you are downtown, you can check out Arnold's which is the oldest bar in Cincinnati that dates pre Civil war. 2.Great Parks One of my absolute favorite places in Cincinnati is Washington Park. There is a parking garage underneath the park and our family has never had any problems during multiple visits all year round. There is also a great community element there with special events like Easter Egg hunts, City Flea (Urban Flea market), yoga and movie nights. My kids LOVE going to the playground and when the temperatures heat up, they have a blast running through the fountains. The park is well lit and we have felt safe at all [...]