Just 16 miles east of downtown Cincinnati, spend the day antiquing and dining in the “Old Milford” shops and restaurants. Main street offers a streetscape with unique shops where you can find anything from antiques, bicycles and jewelry to specialty gifts for the home and garden.
The bars, restaurants and markets in the City offer a variety of dining experiences, with open air patios and entertainment throughout the year. If it’s outdoor adventure you are looking for, Milford has that too! Visit the trailhead and hop on the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail, hike the ValleyView Nature Preserve or go canoeing on the Little Miami River.
The City boasts its own urban trail system that passes through several charming neighborhoods, beautiful parks and the historic downtown. This vibrant community hosts many family friendly events throughout the year including Frontier Days, Movies on the Miami, Art Affaire and street festivals. The friendly residents and shopkeepers of Milford will make you feel like you are back in your hometown.
Ohio Magazine chose Milford as one of its 12th annual Best Hometowns because of its strong sense of community, vibrant business district and scenic location along the Little Miami River. Read more at ohiomagazine.com/besthometowns.
LITTLE MIAMI RIVER
The Little Miami River is a National Scenic River that flows through five counties in southwestern Ohio and joins the Ohio River east of Cincinnati.
The river is popular among recreational paddlers and anglers. The small mouth bass fishing is among the best in the state. Visitors may see a variety of wildlife including several varieties of ducks, Canadian geese, blue herons, turtles, butterflies, and lots of plant life.learn more
More Entertainment and Attractions
Frontier Days Festival
The Annual Frontier Days Parade and Festival May 31- June 3, 2017. The festival is located along the banks of the little Miami River. One of Clermont County’s oldest parades with over 100 entries. This The Festival will have Live Music Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 8-12 pm., The ever popular, Frog Jumping Contest, will take Saturday at 1:30pm sponsored by All About Kids, Wards Corner. Learn More.
Landmarks and Attractions
Cincinnati Nature Center includes award-winning trail winding through the region’s natural habitats of Eastern deciduous forest, fields, streams and ponds. Rowe Woods, located in Milford, Ohio, spans over 1,016 acres (including 65 acres of old growth forest) and offers more than 16 miles of hiking trails. Visit the Promont museum featuring period furnishings, three levels and mansion tower, reference library, changing exhibits, and a gift shop.
Dining and Shopping
There’s plenty of places to shop in Milford including Bishop’s Bicycles and Roads Rivers and Trails. When you’r done, grab some food and drink at one of the local hot spots like 20 Brix, Old Milford Parlor, the Main Cup, or Tickled Sweet. Padrino’s Pizza was voted on the best in Cincinnati and the Little Miami Brewing Company is right across the river from River Dogs Paddlesports.