Hamilton, Ohio is a city known and loved for its innovation, art, and history. Founded in 1791 as Fort Hamilton, and named after Alexander Hamilton, a mural and sculpture pay homage to Hamilton downtown.
Urban revitalization has paved the path for unique businesses, and illuminates all of the gems and endearing qualities that make Hamilton a city that surprises and shines.
Hamilton has a passion for the arts. Known as the City of Sculpture, discover 40+ sculptures throughout the city, and a renowned sculpture Park, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum. Enjoy a performance at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts or RiversEdge Amphitheatre. Get crafty and create your own souvenir at Petals & Wicks or The Studio.
Wander and shop curated pieces like upcycled lamps from Sara’s House, cute planters at Wildfire Hygge Goods, and catchy cards at Scripted Studio. As you’re exploring, stop and take pics of the vibrant murals adorning the walls of downtown.
Enjoy treats from Luke’s, while sipping a latte from True West Coffee or The Fringe, before playing pinball at Pinball Garage, while trying a local brew from Municipal Brew Works.
Find retro vibes and nostalgia at Jolly’s Drive-In with a root beer float, enjoy candies at Henry’s Candy, and find a new to you record from Main Street Vinyl. A stop at the Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument and the Butler County Historical Society are a must for history lovers.
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