Title: Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
Author: Kathryn Witt
Size: 6 x 9
Is it safe to photograph bobolinks at a once-contaminated nuclear weapons plant? Is it possible to channel a medium from whatever realm she inhabits in the afterlife? Is that really a bathtub hanging from the ceiling?
Did you know you can watch an unscripted star show with an audience of only eighteen? Find pieces of an exquisite old castle-like building all over the city? Hear a free concert outdoors in the dead of winter? Conduct your own paranormal investigation at a honky-tonk? See the world’s largest steam engines? Browse and buy animal skulls?
Told with wonder, humor, and a big dose of sentimentality, here is a travel guide that lauds those little (and little-known) treasures all over town. From a tower missing its church and a maze you can meditate your way through to a book relating to a real-life beheading and a memorial to the last passenger pigeon, Secret Cincinnati is an exuberant shout-out to all that makes Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky the sometimes weird and always wonderful place it is.
Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: Guidebooks reveal weird, wonderful and obscure staycation ‘secrets’ – ArcaMax
Shrunken heads. A nudist resort. George McFly’s footprints. If spring is enticing you outdoors for warm-weather adventures just this side of the strange and unusual, look no further than your own backyard.
Kathy Witt’s ‘Secret Cincinnati’: A regional scavenger hunt for the ‘weird, wonderful and obscure’ – The Northern Kentucky Tribune
If there are secret treasures and places in the region, odds are that author and travel writer Kathy Witt already knows about them. So, it’s no surprise that when the editors at Reedy Press wanted a writer for their “Secret”