Local Perspectives

Discover local favorite spots to explore + enjoy!

Meet some locals who call Butler County home as they share their favorite places and things to do. These profiles are also featured in our 2023 Insider Guide where you can find top tips, go-to favorites, ideas for accessible travel experiences, culinary adventures to explore, and so much more.

karlyd Mon, 2023-02-06 10:33
Jag's Steak & Seafood Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years of incredible teamwork + culinary excellence!

Kicking off 2023, Jag's Steak & Seafood is celebrating their 20th anniversary with special events all year long. Learn more about this incredible steakhouse, a chef's journey, and some events you can look forward to.

karlyd Fri, 2023-02-03 15:56
Top 10 Winter Activities

Enjoy the frosty season with these 10 winter activities. 

Cold weather blues? Whether you love the winter months or despise them, any of these activities below are perfect options to keep you occupied during the cold weather. There's something for everyone with kid-friendly adventures, adult date night ideas, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

karlyd Wed, 2023-02-01 10:51
Celebrate the Cincinnati Bengals

 It's time to really get in the Who Dey spirit!

 Check out what our local businesses are doing to help you celebrate. 

Welcome to the Jungle Mural

7831 Cincinnati Dayton Road | West Chester, Ohio

karlyd Mon, 2023-01-16 13:18

Welcome to Lulu's Sweets Boutique

Discover incredible macarons, custom cakes + delicious treats!

Lulu's Sweets Boutique is the new, Venezuelan and woman-owned bakery that everyone is raving about. Rosanna Ruwe started her business out of her home over 5 years ago. In November of 2022, she officially opened her first location here in West Chester, Ohio. Rosanna's goal is to always offer homemade treats that really taste as good as they look!

Epic Indoor Activities for Kids

Check out these 10 kid friendly activities for fun filled family days.

Whether it's too hot outside, too cold, or a rainy day... these indoor activities will keep the kids entertained. Find ten things to do that are fun for all ages and for the whole family. It's time to get creative, learn something new, or burn off some energy!

1. EnterTRAINment Junction

7379 Squire Court | West Chester, Ohio

karlyd Tue, 2023-01-03 12:10

Sustainable Travel

Travel sustainably in Butler County!

Together, we can transform tourism's impact on people and our planet. If you're looking to make your next trip more sustainable, consider shopping, eating at or supporting these 15 local businesses. 

IKEA West Chester

9500 Ikea Way | West Chester, Ohio

The Best Sledding Hills & Ice Rinks

Are you waiting for the first big snow so you can partake in classic winter activities?

While some enjoy staying in the warmth wrapped up with a good book or movie, others are anticipating the thrilling feeling of rushing down an icy hill or spinning around the rink! It's that time of year where you bust out the coats and gloves, grab your sled or skates, and brave the cold for some classic winter fun. Read on for the inside scoop on the best places to spend your snow day...

Middletown's Holiday Whopla

Welcome the holidays with a Whobilation even the Grinch can't resist!

With the winter months rapidly approaching, it's time for Middletown's second annual Holiday Whopla. This beloved event is sure to be a new tradition for you and your family. Here is your ultimate guide to all the exciting things you can expect to see at this year's Holiday Whopla!