You’ll Want To Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip Around Cincinnati This Year

If you wake up one morning this fall to a cool breeze, sunny skies and falling leaves and just have to get outside to soak it all in, we’ve got the perfect agenda for your day. This road trip can be completed in just one day and it will take you the best fall foliage in Cincinnati! Here are five stops that will take you on a gorgeous fall foliage road trip that you can’t pass up this season. You’ll enjoy fall colors in Ohio while visiting landmarks, parks, restaurants, and more and this fall foliage road trip is one of the best things to do in autumn in Cincinnati.

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Are you anxious to get out and enjoy fall colors in Cincinnati this year? This road trip is very doable in one day and will allow you to see the leaves changing color in Cincinnati, while exploring beautiful and charming areas of our city. What is your favorite spot for viewing the best fall foliage in Ohio? Share with us in the comments!

And if you need to know when the fall colors in the Buckeye State will be at their peak this year, check out our previous article here.

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Best Fall Foliage In Cincinnati

August 15, 2019

What is the best time to see peak fall foliage in Cincinnati?

If you’re excited to take the fall foliage road trip described above, you may be wondering when the colors will be at their brightest. Peak fall foliage in Cincinnati of course depends quite a bit on Mother Nature, so it varies slightly from year to year. Generally, the colors are at their peak around mid-October, sometimes a little later. But you can almost always count on beautiful fall colors in Ohio from mid-September into November.

Where are the best places in Cincinnati to see fall foliage?

Cincinnati is a scenic city and it’s painted in vibrant color in the fall. On a lovely fall day, you’ll want to get out and experience it firsthand at one of many ideal spots. Of course you can always start with the places included on the road trip from the article above. In addition to those, any of the Cincinnati Parks or Great Parks of Hamilton County would make for picturesque scenery. The Cincinnati Nature Center, Devou Park in Covington, and nearby Yellow Springs are also idyllic choices to see the best fall foliage in Cincinnati.

What are the best Cincinnati hikes to take in the fall?

Fall is a great season for hiking and you can try out a number of trails in the Cincinnati area. Again, any of the trails within Cincinnati Parks and Great Parks of Hamilton County, as well as the Cincinnati Nature Trail will be filled with vibrant color. If you’re up for a day trip, check out Clifty Falls in Indiana or Clifton Gorge in Yellow Springs. For even more scenic, fall hikes in Ohio, check out our previous article here.