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Recreation

Recreation
Recreation

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Cincinnati is one of those cities where the saying "Don't like the weather? Wait five minutes" has never been truer. Luckily, there are plenty of recreation options for any season and weather condition. The many city and state parks are perfect in summer and fall for boating, fishing, hiking, climbing, or riding. Participants and supporters show up without fail for running races, year round and in all weathers. Climate-control addicts still have options - yoga studios are popping up all over town, and riverboat cruises offer food, gambling, or sightseeing on deck and inside. Cincinnati's location as an active city surrounded by rivers, forests, and gorges provides all variety of fun.

Cincinnati | Recreation

Biking
  • Biking
  • With its seven rolling hills and meandering Ohio River, Cincinnati offers plenty of diverse bike riding opportunities. While the Queen City is not thought of as a biking town, in the last decade, it has slowly been gaining its biking legs.
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Boating
  • Boating
  • Water cools on a blistering sunny day; its fluent rhythm soothes the psyche; its view provides perspective and incites awe. Human behavior indicates that the closer to a body of water, the better – an allure effectively indulged by boating.
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Disc Golf
  • Disc Golf
  • Few sports are able to gain the collective interest of disenfranchised former high school athletes, young couples, hippy-types, families, and loners like disc golf does.
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Golfing
  • Golfing
  • With rolling hills and lush greenery, Cincinnati provides golfers with some of the most beautiful golf courses in the Midwest.
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Hiking
  • Hiking
  • Outdoors enthusiasts will find plenty to occupy themselves in the Greater Cincinnati area, within and beyond the urban core. It may not be the Rockies, but the tri-state area hides a wealth of hiking, climbing, and paddling opportunities.
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Horseback Riding
  • Horseback Riding
  • With the Kentucky Derby just across the river, the abundance of equestrian activity in the greater Cincinnati area is no surprise. From farms offering full boarding facilities to trails in local parks, Cincinnati boasts a myriad of options for horseback riding.
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Ozone Zip Line Adventures
  • Ozone Zip Line Adventures
  • Have you ever dreamed of being able to fly? Human beings may not be able to take to the air without help from machines or equipment, but thanks to Ozone Zip Line Adventures, you can get a taste of...
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Riverboat Cruises
  • Riverboat Cruises
  • Riverboat cruises in Cincinnati are a tradition as old as the city itself. No matter how many highways and byways we build, Cincinnati will always be a river city.
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Running Races
  • Running Races
  • With its cold winters and humid summers, the Midwest isn't considered a place popular for runners. However, with the number of running races and runners' clubs in Cincinnati, you would think it was a southern region where the weather is warm, dry, and conducive to the sport all year.
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Wake Nation
  • Wake Nation
  • Surf’s up, dudes! Cincinnati may not be on the coast, but you can still catch some waves. All you have to do is visit Wake Nation Cincinnati. Wake Nation is centered around the popular water...
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Yoga
  • Yoga
  • Plenty of yoga studios and classes have popped up around the city in recent years. An increasingly popular form of fitness and relaxation, yoga is "in" among all walks of life in Cincinnati: women, men, teens, stay-at-home moms, young urbanites, seniors, working parents, and children.
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