Updated: Feb 10
Winter in Cincinnati is upon us with all its unpredictable weather; blustery, cold days, and a touch of sunshine. Don’t let cabin fever run rampant in your household this year. Beat the winter blues by discovering these great indoor finds that are conveniently located on the West Side of Cincinnati.
Catch A Show At The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
This iconic theater located in the Incline District of East Price Hill always has a great show lined up. Enjoy spectacular views of the city while dining at the Primavista or Incline Public House before the show. Tickets are affordable and a great way to see talented performers without paying Broadway prices.
Discover Ancient Artifacts at The Pyramid Hill Ancient Sculpture Museum
Pyramid Hill is known for its brilliant and intriguing sculptures found throughout its gorgeous park. Located inside the park is one of the best-kept secrets in the area. Step back in time to admire antiquities from the Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Egyptian civilizations. While the museum is not large, its collection is quite impressive.
Take A Class At the Madcap Education Center
Take a look at the great classes offered at the Madcap Education Center. With everything from Zumbini for tots, dance classes, and acting classes, there is bound to be an ideal class for you and those in your family. They also offer plenty of fitness classes such as yoga, Zumba and cardio.
Sip A Little Wine At The Somm Wine Bar
Sit back and relax at this charming Wine Bar located on Price Ave. The kitchen is serving great entrees and a great cheeseboard. They do offer live music on select nights which pairs perfectly with that glass of Chardonnay.
West Side Wine Trail
Looking for more great wine? Consider putting together your own Westside wine trail consisting of Henke Winery, Vinoklet Winery, and Holtkamp Winery. Include a stop for lunch or dinner at Somm Wine Bar to round out your trip.
Enjoy A Brew At Westside Brewing
There is always something happening at Westside Brewing. Besides stopping in for one of their ice-cold beers, take a look at their food truck schedule to see who will be rolling into town. They also offer trivia nights, dog-friendly days, and other fun events. Attention teachers: they offer a teacher happy hour every Friday with $2.00 off drinks for all teachers.
Treat Yourself To The Best Pastries in Cincinnati
Cake and Pastries by George offers up delicious baked goods and sweets that will knock the taste buds out of your mouth. Don’t miss out on these fabulous baked goods that are worth traveling for.
Get A Strike At Western Bowl
A true indoor Westside staple is the 68 lanes of bowling at the Western Bowl. Join a league or simply come in to throw a few games with the family. Either way, it is bound to break up the winter blues. Looking for more family fun? Scallywag Tag is an indoor entertainment and laser tag arena just a little ways down the road from Western Bowl.
Check Out The Coffee Peddlar
This unique coffee shop offers a community vibe with tons of great events. From art shows to live music on Fridays, there is always a reason to stop into this local hot spot.
As we count down the days till spring arrives, now is a great time to embrace being a tourist in your own city. Visit that museum, go to that event, or slip into that new restaurant. Discover hidden gems and fall in love with Cincinnati all over again.
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