Looking for something to do? Here's a list...just click on the links.
(Petersburg's zip code is 41080 if you want to use it to Mapquest directions)
-Creation Museum and zip lines!
-Middle Creek Park ~6 miles away. Hiking.
-Boone County Cliffs, by Middle Creek
-Dinsmore Homestead by Middle Creek Park. A historic house museum from 1842
-Rabbit Hash KY – About 12 miles from Petersburg. Some antiques...an interesting place. Lots of motorcyclists visit in good weather.
-Horse riding and lessons at First Farm Inn, about 5 miles away
INDIANA (Across the river from Petersburg)
-Aurora, Indiana -- directly across the river, some interesting historical places.
-Go-kart racing - in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
RESTAURANTS - "chains" that are original to Cincinnati and family friendly: Skyline Chili, Graeters Ice Cream, LaRosa's Pizzeria
Northern KY restaurants
See my blog post on restaurants for more ideas.
See also the website Dining in Northern Kentucky for a list of restaurants. (From this list, Brio Tuscan Grille, Buckhead, Pompilio's, Riverside Korean, Vito's, and Joe's Crab Shack are worthy of mention.)
The Tousey House and Greyhound Tavern are owned by Petersburg friends, and they serve wonderful food in historic settings.
If you have kids along, maybe the Florence Mall is for you. Combine shopping, play and food, all in one setting. 20-25 minutes away.
-Gap Outlet—only one exit away in Hebron
-Florence Mall, TJMaxx and next-door Homegoods, as well as the Florence Antique Mall are all on Mall Road in Florence, KY 20-25 minutes away
Newport, KY (across the river from Cincinnati, about 30 minutes away)
-Ride the Ducks
-Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
-National Underground Railroad Freedom Center downtown Cincinnati
-Krohn Conservatory and Cincinnati Art Museum are in Eden Park in Cincinnati
-Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati
-Cincinnati Reds games
-Cincinnati Museum Center 3 museums in Union Terminal plus OMNIMAX Theater
-King's Island Amusement Park, about 55 minutes away, north of Cincinnati
-Coney Island and Riverbend -- outdoor concerts, Family Fun Park and Sunlite pool
-Florence Family Aquatic Center
-Miami-Whitewater Park in Harrison Ohio - you can rent paddle boats, bikes (8 mile trails), picnic area. About 25 minutes away.
-Lazer Kraze about 20 min away, Erlanger
-Florence Freedom independent minor league baseball 20 min away