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How to Beat the Summer Heat

Ward off the summertime sun with these cool activities.

We can't change the temperature outside, but we can still enjoy it! Here are a ton of ideas to beat the summer heat. 

Make a Splash

What better way to spend a hot summer day? These water adventures are a great option for kids, families and friends. 

Wake Nation Cincinnati

Cool off in the water by wakeboarding at Wake Nation or making a splash at Marcum Park in the splash pads. 

Dive In

Is it really summer without a day on the water? Cool off and have fun with these great waterpark adventures, perfect for a summer day with the family. 

Aqua Adventures, Middletown Ohio

Have a blast on the inflatable obstacle course at Aqua Adventures, or beat the heat at the Oxford Aquatic Center with a large swimming pool and waterslides. 

Chill Out with Ice Cream

Everyone loves delicious soft serve, sundaes and sprinkles, especially as a summer treat. Local creamy whips and ice cream shops are a must!

The Cone Ice Cream

Try the famous orange-vanilla swirl at The Cone, soft serve at Spring Street Treats, flavor flights at Flub's Dari-ette, frosty floats from The Jug, or a sundae at The Village Parlor, or classic favorites from The Dip


Sometimes when the humidity is too high, it's best to go indoors where the air conditioning is nice and cool. 

Get Air Trampoline Park

Go for an indoor adventure at Get Air Trampoline Park, try your skills at TopGolf, play pinball at Pinball Garage, race go-karts at The WEB, create something at You're Fired! Pottery Studio, go zip-lining at Urban Air, discover EnterTRAINment Junction, or try something new with iFly

Cool Off with Cocktails

Sweet summertime calls for your favorite chilled beverage. Relax and enjoy a boozy slushy, a frozen margarita, or a refreshing cocktail under the warm sunshine. 

The Frost Factory

Cool off at The Frost Factory slushy bar, grab an epic margarita from Agave & Rye, try a new summer cocktail at The Swire Inn, relax on the rooftop with a beer at Fretboard Brewing & Public House, or check out any of our awesome local breweries!

Happy Summer!

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