sugar & spice and everything nice
3 nights/4 days
Afternoon – Arrive hotel & freshen up for dinner
The Hofbräuhaus Newport is modeled after the original 400+-year-old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany and is home to the area’s largest bier garden with a view of Cincinnati’s skyline. After your meal, explore their gift shop for a great beer stein!
8 a.m. – Breakfast at hotel
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Enjoy a wonderful morning of shopping for delectable sweets in Bellevue, including:
Schneider’s Homemade Candies - bring back the memories of the old-time corner ice cream & candy store you remember from years ago.
Explore more fabulous boutique stores on historic Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue.
New Riff's state-of-the-art, modern distillery houses a three-story copper column still producing Kentucky Bourbon and Rye Whiskey.
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. – Visit Colonel De’s and get creative at blending spices
The store boasts more than 500 herbs, spices and blends. Colonel De even provides consulting and produces custom blends for more than 50 chefs and/or restaurants.
3:30 p.m. – Graeter’s Ice Cream on Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati
Graeter’s Ice Cream produces craft ice cream and gelato using a small batch, artisanal method of production dating back over a century. Graeter’s has won the hearts of ice cream enthusiasts across the country as well as the respect of the nation’s most influential foodies.
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Free time
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to this one-of-a-kind setting in the heart of historic Burlington, Kentucky.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast at hotel
10 a.m. – Noon – Vom Fass at Crestview Hills Town Center
Spend the morning enjoying a demonstration of these gourmet oils and spices and explore all the fabulous shops at Crestview Hills Town Center.
Enjoy mouth-watering ribs from this landmark Cincinnati restaurant that has been wowing locals, visitors and celebrities since 1951.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Afternoon at historic Findlay Market in Over the Rhine
Explore some sweet treats at Holtman’s Donut Shop (family owned since 1960) and Maverick Chocolate (local bean-to-bar craft chocolate company). In addition, numerous other boutiques and vendors to explore and enjoy at your leisure.
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dinner cruise on BB Riverboats
Favorite of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky riverfront for more than 30 years. Learn about the history of the river, take in a magnificent meal, or dance under the stars on an unbelievable journey you will never forget.
Breakfast at Hotel
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