July 5, 2022

Cincinnati named among best places to travel in 2021 by Travel + Leisure

Cincinnati named among best places to travel in 2021 by Travel + Leisure Updated: 5:38…

Cincinnati named among best places to travel in 2021 by Travel + Leisure

Cincinnati named among best places to travel in 2021 by Travel + Leisure


Cincinnati has Fiona the hippo, Skyline Chili, Graeter’s ice cream, goetta, Findlay Market and dozens of breweries. It’s no secret that there’s lots to explore and plenty of restaurants to dine at in the Queen City.A travel magazine based in New York City, Travel + Leisure, has named Cincinnati among the top places to travel to in 2021.The magazine’s 2021 travel list is different than lists from past years, as this one features only locations in the United States. Travel + Leisure said it had a “revived appreciation for the discoveries to be made in our own backyards” and calls the 50 U.S. locations “dynamic, of-the-moment destinations.”Cincinnati was ranked No. 11 on the list. Travel + Leisure noted that Cincinnati was hit hard by the decline of American manufacturing, but discussed what it calls a “comeback” a few years ago with tech startups and small businesses moving to Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine.The magazine said travelers should check out the Kinley, a hotel that opened its doors in October. The magazine also lists Please and Goose & Elder as “restaurant standouts” that people should visit. It mentions the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Cincinnati Zoo as places to visit, too.Among the top 10 locations was Alaska’s coast; Astoria, Oregon; The Berkshires in Massachusetts; and Big Sky, Montana. To view the full list, click here.”One day soon, we’ll all get back to traveling the way we did before. We’ll gripe about security lines and airplane meals, delight at hearing an unfamiliar language or staying in a new hotel, develop passionate loyalties for a particular food truck or coffee kiosk. Until then, we hope this list will serve as something to hold onto — to stoke your wanderlust and keep the tiny flame of optimism burning. Sure, it’s a little bit aspirational. But that just means we’re still willing to dream,” Travel + Leisure wrote.

Cincinnati has Fiona the hippo, Skyline Chili, Graeter’s ice cream, goetta, Findlay Market and dozens of breweries. It’s no secret that there’s lots to explore and plenty of restaurants to dine at in the Queen City.

A travel magazine based in New York City, Travel + Leisure, has named Cincinnati among the top places to travel to in 2021.

The magazine’s 2021 travel list is different than lists from past years, as this one features only locations in the United States. Travel + Leisure said it had a “revived appreciation for the discoveries to be made in our own backyards” and calls the 50 U.S. locations “dynamic, of-the-moment destinations.”

Cincinnati was ranked No. 11 on the list. Travel + Leisure noted that Cincinnati was hit hard by the decline of American manufacturing, but discussed what it calls a “comeback” a few years ago with tech startups and small businesses moving to Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine.

The magazine said travelers should check out the Kinley, a hotel that opened its doors in October. The magazine also lists Please and Goose & Elder as “restaurant standouts” that people should visit. It mentions the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Cincinnati Zoo as places to visit, too.

Among the top 10 locations was Alaska’s coast; Astoria, Oregon; The Berkshires in Massachusetts; and Big Sky, Montana. To view the full list, click here.

“One day soon, we’ll all get back to traveling the way we did before. We’ll gripe about security lines and airplane meals, delight at hearing an unfamiliar language or staying in a new hotel, develop passionate loyalties for a particular food truck or coffee kiosk. Until then, we hope this list will serve as something to hold onto — to stoke your wanderlust and keep the tiny flame of optimism burning. Sure, it’s a little bit aspirational. But that just means we’re still willing to dream,” Travel + Leisure wrote.