The kids will be going back to school before you know it! So put away the screens and enjoy the last days of summer vacation with your family canoeing, playing foosball or hitting the bike trail.


Go Canoeing

Take in the sites of the scenic Little Miami River while floating downstream in a canoe or kayak. Delight in the river’s beauty and keep an eye out for wildlife like the majestic blue heron. Pull off onto a river bank to cool off and refuel. Pack a picnic in waterproof containers and be sure to bring plenty of drinking water. Don’t forget to have sunscreen readily available for easy reapplication.



Gather around the Foosball Table

Take a break from the outdoors and dust off the foosball table! Show off your skills with family and friends by hosting a foosball tournament. Have small prizes for the winner and runner up. The little ones can join in on the fun by making a tournament bracket decorated with markers and glitter. It’s a great way to introduce younger children to a new game and for adults to brush up on their skills!


Take a Bike Ride

There truly is a bike trail for everyone in Greater Cincinnati! Whether you’re a regular cyclist or the parent of a child who’s still getting used to riding a bike without training wheels, Greater Cincinnati has bike riding terrain for all skill levels. Going on a bike ride is a great way to explore the great outdoors while being active and enjoying time with loved ones!

Here’s what others around the Tri-State are doing on their Tech-Free Tuesdays:

  • “Taking my daughter swimming and to the park. Then going through old photo albums to show my daughter pictures of me when I was her age.” – Natalie F.
  • “Every Tuesday we will be checking out a new park in Cincinnati.” – Jamie F.
  • “We decided to get our boots on and go exploring in the creek in our neighborhood!” – Angela D.
  • “Riding quads, exercising and playing some backyard football. ” – Justin T.
  • “Working in my barn with my 14 year old son teaching him to weld.” – Mark W.
  • “Tacos and board games! My family and I go garage sale hunting to find good games to play the following week.” – Donna F.
  • “Reading books and doing arts and crafts with my 5 year old daughter.” – Jane B.
  • “Coaching my stepdaughters volleyball team.” – Amanda E.

And check out our Pinterest board for more great ideas!

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