Things To Do
Kings Island featuring Soak City Waterpark
Kings Island is the largest amusement and water park in the Midwest, offering more than 80 state of the art rides, shows and attractions. Admission includes access to Soak City, a premier waterpark with more than 30 water slides and a 650,000-gallon wave pool. In the fall thrill seekers experience Halloween Haunt, a weekend evening event featuring a variety of spooky attractions.
LaComedia Dinner Theater
Guests enjoy a mouthwatering dinner buffet when attending one of six Broadway-style shows per year. Productions at LaComedia feature talent cast from New York City as well as local auditions, ensuring that performers are the best available. The quality dinner buffet includes a signature salad with Papaya Chutney Dressing, chef-carved meats, deep fried Norwegian cod, famous sweet potato souffle, fresh bakes breads, dishes that “represent the ‘flavor’ of the current production” and much more. Packages available!
Ohio Renaissance Festival
Featuring nearly 100 shows, over 135 arts and crafts shops, historical food and drink, fun games, human-powered rides and over 150 costumed characters including Queen Elizabeth, this re-created 16th Century English village is 400 years of fall entertainment for all ages. Event dates are September 2nd — October 29, 2017! Packages available!
Valley Vineyards Winery, Cellar and Restaurant
Guests discover great food, wine and beer when visiting this family-owned Valley Vineyards. This winery and brewery produces nationally award-winning table and dessert wines and Cellar Dweller craft beers.
Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail
Kirkwood Inn is conveniently located approximately four miles from the Little Miami Scenic Trail in South Lebanon and Kings Mills. This “rails to trails” bike trail, commonly known as The Loveland Bike Trail, follows the original route the Little Miami Railroad ran in 1937.
Miami Valley Gaming
Miami Valley Gaming is Southwest Ohio’s newest gaming facility. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Kirkwood Inn, guests enjoy the excitement of 1,600 gaming machines, live harness racing, simulcasting and dining. This facility features a 5/8-mile track, 156-stall paddock and a 14,600-square-foot grandstand that seats approximately 1,000 people.
Ozone Zipline Adventures
A department of YMCA Camp Kern, at Ozone Zipline Adventures guests suit up and breeze through and above the canopy of the Little Miami River valley on ziplines. On this educational canopy tour guests learn gain insight about 500-million-year-old fossils, 2000-year-old Native American earthworks, current issues of water conservation and habitat loss, and local flora and fauna from professional guides
Morgan’s Outdoor Adventures
When visiting Morgan’s Canoe Livery at Ft. Ancient, guests may seasonally canoe or kayak down the Little Miami River through scenic Oregonia, Ohio. Rentals range from a short three-mile trip to full day, 18-mile journey.
Ft. Ancient Memorial
This American Indian hilltop enclosure was built nearly 2000 years ago overlooking the Little Miami River. Excavations have revealed 18,000 feet of preserved embankment walls, which enclose the ceremonial space. This memorial features scenic hiking trails and an educational indoor museum.
Lazer Kraze: Laser Tag and Family Fun Center
This family fun center near Kings Island features multilevel laser tag arenas, arcades, a laser maze and snack bar with fresh made pizza.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Featuring more than 500 animal and 3,000 plant species, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is the second oldest zoo in the U.S. Rated by peer zoological parks as one of the best zoos in the nation, every year over 1.2 million people visit the Zoo.
Located only two minutes from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee, the Aquarium features thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water.
Passengers learn about local history and railroad operations while enjoying a scenic ride through Warren County. The train operates of 16 miles of track between Lebanon, Mason and Monroe, Ohio
West Chester, Ohio
EnterTrainment Junction is home to the world’s largest indoor train display featuring over 25,000 square feet of model trains and 2 miles of track. Children experience fun and learning at the railroad museum, play area and fun house.
The Web: Extreme Entertainment
West Chester, Ohio
This entertainment center features laser tag, go karts, mini golf, mini bowling and “one of the largest arcades in Cincinnati.”
Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
Conveniently located near I-71, this state-of-the-art Cincinnati casino features a 100,000 sq. ft. casino floor, over 1,600 slot machines, live-action poker tables, nearly 100 table games, high-limit gambling, five dining options, and seven bars and lounges.
Enjoy gambling, live entertainment and premium dining at Hollywood Casino. Located only 20 minutes west of Cincinnati, this casino offers over 3,000 slots, 84 table games, a 41-table poker room, dance club and five dining options.