Explore Outdoors

Find Unique Places to Visit this Spring + Summer in Butler County, Ohio!

 Start planning your adventure to Butler County with our top picks for scenic spots, sweets treats, and fun activities.

Explore Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, Hamilton Ohio

Explore 300+ acres of beautiful nature and 80+ monumental sculptures at Pyramid Hill. This sculpture park is a serene spot for a walk, picnic, and an afternoon of art gazing.

Get Soft Serve at The Cone

The Cone, West Chester Ohio

There's something that feels so right about ordering soft serve served from a gigantic cone! Your ice cream adventure doesn't have to stop here, check out even more delectable ice cream destinations in Butler County.

Go Kayaking on the Great Miami River

Kayaking Great Miami River

Nothing beats a beautiful day out on the water! Book a kayaking adventure with BAABs Kayaking in Middletown, and enjoy some food from their bistro while you're there too!

Unwind at a Local Winery

Seven Mile Winery, Ohio

We're lucky to have two great wineries in Butler County! Be sure to check out both Hanover Winery and Seven Mile Winery to find a new favorite wine, and unwind with friends.

Try Mountain Biking at Harbin Park

Harbin Park, Fairfield Ohio

Harbin Park features a number of mountain bike trails, ranging from beginner to advanced. Find 6-7 miles of technical, single track between the green and orange loops.

Take a Scenic Guided Trail Ride

Nation Road Horse Rental, Oxford Ohio

Saddle up for a serene ride in picturesque Oxford. Nation Road Horse Rental offers scenic guided trail rides for all experience levels.

Sip, Stroll, & Explore in a DORA

DORA in Butler County, Ohio

Enjoy a DORA (Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area) in Hamilton, Liberty Center, Middletown, and Oxford. Purchase a beverage from a participating business to sip, stroll, and explore. Learn more about the DORA locations in Butler County here!

Watch a Movie Under the Stars

Holiday Auto Theatre

Holiday Auto Theatre shows the latest movies along with the classics starting in the spring each year! Pack your blankets, and enjoy an evening under the stars with a bucket of popcorn and the silver screen.

Take a Leap at Start Skydiving

Start Skydiving, Middletown Ohio

Make the leap from 13,000 feet at Start Skydiving! Experience the rush of free fall followed by tranquil canopy flight, as you take in a unique perspective of the world below.

Water Adventures at Wake Nation

Wake Nation

No boat, no problem! Check out Wake Nation where you can enjoy watersports without a boat. An overhead cable system tows up to 6 riders at one time. This Fairfield favorite also has a floating playground and a new super slide.


Explore Liberty Center

Jivangee Family at Liberty Center Murals

You'll discover a wide variety of outdoor and indoor fun at Liberty Center. With over 70 dining, shopping and entertainment options, there's something for everyone to enjoy. One of our favorites? The #WhatLiftsYou murals by Kelsey Montague. 


And for a bonus indoor option...

Visit Salty Dog Museum

Salty Dog Museum, Shandon Ohio

For those rainy days or anytime you want to explore indoors, the Salty Dog Museum is a unique place to check out. You'll find rows of classic cars dating back to the early 1900s, vintage firetrucks, and more throughout this tactile museum. 


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