Walking Cincinnati: 35 Walking Tours Exploring Historic Neighborhoods, Stunning Riverfront Quarters, and Hidden Treasures in the Queen Cit (Paperback)
Get to Know the Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods of Cincinnati, Ohio
Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Danny Korman and Katie Meyer guide you through 35 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook. From historic railroad suburbs to quaint river towns, go beyond the obvious with tours that showcase hidden streets, architectural masterpieces, and diverse cultures.
Enjoy the fountains, gardens, and sounds of sports at Smale Riverfront Park. Cross from Ohio to Kentucky and back again along the wondrous Purple People Bridge. Experience colorful neighborhoods such as Over-the-Rhine and Mount Adams. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a detailed map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, and more. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a "Points of Interest" section lists the highlights of every tour. The walks' commentaries include such topics as neighborhood history, local culture, and architecture, plus tips on where to dine, have a drink, and shop.
The 35 self-guided tours lead you through one of the country's best walking cities. So whether you're looking for a short stroll or a full day of entertainment, you'll get it by Walking Cincinnat.
About the Author
Danny Korman wrote the first edition of Walking Cincinnati with Katie Meyer and now lives in Colorado after closing his store, Park + Vine, in early 2017. Prior to this, Danny received a bachelor degree in urban planning from the University of Cincinnati and worked a series of rewarding jobs in program management for nonprofit organizations and government bodies. Danny is a big architecture buff, urban explorer, nature lover, believer in supporting local economies, and steward of the environment and animals. He likes to prioritize activities that are within walking or biking distance. Katie Meyer has a deep interest in how cities work and what makes them thrive. After nine years as the executive director of Renaissance Covington, Inc., Katie now has a new job as the smart city policy advisor for Cincinnati Bell. Raised in a rehabbed 19th-century Italianate in downtown Covington, she has an ingrained passion for the art of historic rehabilitation and the value of walkable neighborhoods. Katie has a bachelor of arts degree in political science and journalism from the University of Kentucky and a master's of science degree in urban policy analysis and management from The New School in New York City. She currently lives in the Austinburg neighborhood of Covington with her wife, two stepkids, and two dogs.