Barbara David

Barbara David, mother of five and an award-winning columnist for Cincinnati Family Magazine, enjoys travel, writing, and restoring her century-old, west-side home.

Chill at Green Lake

Fishing excursions, home-like resorts, water sports and more in a cozy historic town.

Smale Riverfront Park

Ride the Carol Ann Carousel, explore the adventure playground, swing and find lots more to do along the Ohio River at Smale Riverfront Park.

A Return to the Past at Hillforest

Ornaments made of human hair? Kids may feign boredom, but there’s lots to learn about the past at Hillforest Victorian House Museum.

Go Back in Time Visiting Metamora

What do a 30-minute train ride, gourmet grilled cheeses and a peculiar “spirit aura” have in common? A small, historic town in Indiana — Metamora.

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