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The Ultimate Guide to Oxford

Get the most out of your campus visit by exploring all that Oxford, Ohio, has to offer! You can feel the sense of community in this historic, quaint college town and on the campus that Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost called, “the most beautiful campus that ever there was.” Enjoy all this and more within an hour's drive of Cincinnati.

Enjoy Good Eats and Sweet Treats

Try all the local spots! Taste the flavors of the world without having to leave town. It’s the best of both worlds – hometown favorites (that Miami grads long for when they leave Oxford) and national chains (that new Miamians won’t have to miss when they arrive).

Make Memories

From concerts to farmers markets and festivals, it’s hard to get bored in a town that has so much to do! Take a peek at some on-campus events with athletics, theatre, ice skating in the Goggin Ice Center, and so much more. See recent events in town that you too can soon join in on the fun!

The perfect time is now! We’re ready to welcome you and help you experience all Miami has to offer throughout the year.

Things to Do Nearby

Holiday Auto Theatre

Travel back in time at this drive-in theater. Enjoy blockbusters from the comfort of your car underneath the stars.

Jungle Jims

Travel to America’s largest grocery store nicknamed “the theme park for foodies." Be sure to grab a map on your way in!

Liberty Center

This premier indoor/outdoor shopping and entertainment destination has something for everyone.

Kings Island

A place for thrill seekers looking for the best in rides and entertainment.

Cincinnati Pro Sports

Secure your seat in the stadium to cheer on Cincinnati’s hometown pro teams: the Bengals (NFL), Reds (MLB), FC Cincinnati (MLS), and Cyclones (ECHL).

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Check out animals from around the globe, learn more about nature, and stop by to see Fiona, the world-famous hippo! During the holiday season see the twinkle of four million LED lights illuminate the zoo.

Hueston Woods State Park

Get outside and explore a wide variety of activities that include hiking, boating, camping, swimming, fossil collecting, and golfing. Too much to fit into one day? Stay overnight and enjoy dinner in the lodge, gaming in the arcade, and swimming in one of two pools.

Local fairs and festivals

Cincinnati knows how to have fun all year long! Some must-see annual festivities include Oktoberfest, the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the U.S.; Renaissance Festival, a fantasy-filled weekend and history lesson in one; and Taste of Cincinnati, the largest free street food festival in the nation.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Walk among the dinosaurs, journey back in time, and travel through space all in a single day. Discover a world of ever-evolving attractions and events where the possibilities are limitless.