Exploring Butler County: The Best Things To Do In Hamilton, Ohio


Hamilton, Ohio is experiencing a much-deserved revitalization. Founded in 1791 as the site of Fort Hamilton, the town began to flourish in the 1800’s because of the Miami and Erie Canal railroad; and it quickly became home to some of the greatest industrialists of the 19th century.

Pick a spot with the best view, listen to the movie through your vehicle’s radio and visit the snack bar for a fun night under the stars.

Things to do in Hamilton, Ohio

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Art Murals

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Public art displays are a great way to convert a boring space into a vibrant piece of artwork. Hamilton has several fun art murals throughout the city. Take a self-guided art mural tour to experience the eye-catching street art up close.

Petals & Wicks

This unique candle bar encourages visitors to create signature scented candles. Cheerful owners, Sherry and Mike Hoskins, walk you through the entire process so you can create a unique scented candle.

Municipal Brew Works

The beautiful Art Deco building once housed a fire station and police department. Now the 80+ year Hamilton Municipal Building is a craft brewery named Municipal Brew Works.

Butler County Courthouse

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Constructed between 1885 and 1889, the Butler County Courthouse is the grand pillar of downtown Hamilton. 

Lane-Hooven House

The adorable Lane-Hooven House is one of only 400 octagonal houses in the United States.  Built in 1863 by prominent industrialist, Clark Lane, the Victorian Gothic home is listed on the National Register of Historic Homes and now houses the Hamilton Community Foundation.

A special thanks to the Butler County Visitors Bureau. I was an invited guest of Butler County Visitors Bureau. As always on Ohio Girl Travels, all opinions are my own.

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