Cincinnati in a Day

Sam and I got up early yesterday and drove the almost four hours to Cincinnati.  It was a cloudy 65 degrees (later in the day…. It was colder earlier).

We first hit up the zoo (I love zoos).

Sam jumped into an eagle’s nest.  

Saw extremely active Red Pandas.

And sent weird time stamped pictures to my family.

We got lunch at a place called Currito.  I got a really good chicken teriyaki buritto. We walked around Calhoun Street for a bit drinking some coffee before heading down to Smale Riverside Park.

We walked the park, hit up some swings and enjoyed the downtown riverside area.  It’s kind neat to say the other side of the river is Kentucky.  

Kentucky is right there!

Swinging lifestyle (not that swinging lifestyle). 

This is one of like 900 pictures I forced Sam to take with me.

We drove Northwest a bit and hit up Shake it Records. The produce and sell lp’s for our favorite band Wussy. We picked up two records, Funeral Dress II and a weird Carl Sagan record.  

We didn’t have any other plans after that so we drove back north some and stopped to watch John Wick Chapter 2, because John Wick was an amazing movie. It did not disappoint.

We drove about an hour north bank towards Cleveland before deciding we just wanted to get a hotel and crash for the night.

Which was great because I got to wake up to this video from my nieces.

Which is quite possible the best way to end a trip and start my birthday.