9 Gorgeous Lakes To Visit Around Cincinnati This Summer

Cincinnati is known as a river town, given that it is situated right on the banks of the Ohio River. As much as we love the views and ambiance the river allows our city, sometimes it is nice to escape to a serene lake where you can kick back and relax. Summer is a great time to head to the scenic lakes around Cincinnati, and there are several to choose from! If you want to experience the lake life this season, then check out these nine gorgeous lakes to visit around Cincinnati this summer.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

When you’ve had enough of the city this summer, head to a nearby lake for cool breezes, inviting water, and laid back activities that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. Do you have a favorite lake in the area that is your go-to spot for relaxation? Let us know in the comments!

And for one more body of water near Cincinnati that’s perfect for a hot, summer day, check out our previous article here.