Cincinnati for Shopping Aficionados

Whether you’re on the hunt for scrumptious bargain deals on your favourite designer clothes or awe-inspiring antiques with a rich history, we’ve got the tried-tested-and-true shopping resources for you to shop to your heart’s content.

So, put your most comfortable shoes on and head out for the day to do some serious shopping, as you’ll be exploring locally-owned boutiques, bursting outlet stores, elegant shopping malls – and even some fun and delicious foodie finds at the Cincinnati local markets and shops.

You are definitely going home laden with shopping bags as we girls bring you the best from the Cincinnati shopping scene.

Read on and get shopping!

  1. Newport on the Levee

A fun multi-level urban retail-cum-entertainment center that can be found in Newport, Kentucky, straight across from Downtown Cincinnati, the Newport on the Levee is your one-stop-shop for food, pleasure and great shopping, all rolled into one. Play arcade games, watch a movie or shop at the some of the best stores in town.

  1. Rookwood Commons & Pavilion

A great shopping hub, located 10 minutes from Cincinnati, Rookwood has a lot to offer the shopping buffs. From upscale shopping stores to exciting bargain deals, it is an eclectic mix of a bit if everything, with a lot of great food options thrown in. Whether you’ve a big shopping budget or you’re down to your last penny, you will be able to shop here with ease and pleasure.

Rookwood Commons & Pavilion

Our Tip – We loved the T.J Max outlet there – great stuff!

  1. Liberty Center

Want to experience premier dining, entertainment, and of course, shopping? Head to the Liberty Center. You have biggies here like Dillards, CineBistro, and Cobb Luxury 15. Other mouth-watering brands include Buckle, Chico’s, Express, Banana Republic, Funny Bone Comedy Club, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Old Navy,  H&M, Hollister, Pandora, J. Jill, Rogers Jewelers, Victoria’s Secret, and so many more. Then there are events like yoga workshops and children’s story-telling groups that are worth a pop-in.

Our Tip – Do not miss the great food options while shopping here, as the food brands are just as good as the clothing and accessories brands you’ll find. Check out Kona Grill and Rodizio Grill for chicken kebabs on the go.

  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market

From a roadside stall to two huge and much-loved storesin Ohio, Jungle Jim’s International Market has stunning food options, with a dazzling display of varied cultural shops as well as a huge departmental store. It is a SUPER market, in every sense of the word. You can literally spend hours here and not see and experience everything! There are so many international sections – Russia, Japan, India, Spain, Jamaica, Italy, Korea and tons more. The selection of meats, cheeses, olives, fruits and even seafood is just dizzying. Shop till you drop, and then some.

Also to be enjoyed, Jungle Jim’s humorous restroom theme, the animal-carrying subway train, ancient carnival rides, along with a pirate ship and a fire engine.

Our Tip – Do pop into Flying Olive for the best collection of oil and balsamic vinegars you’ll ever come across. Also, worth a visit – Colonol De’s for exotic spices.

Jungle Jim's International Market

  1. Findlay Market

Indulge in the wonderful sights, the open-market sounds and the delectable smells of this old-fashioned public market in Cincinnati’s historical, Over-the-Rhine 19-century architecture neighbourhood which has been operating smoothly since 1855. The fresh flowers, fresh produce, fresh seafoods along with a diverse rane of other fresh foods, excellent quality handmade goods, fascinating entertainment like the OTR Biergarten and street performers, and more can be enjoyed here at the Findlay Market.

It is truly a foodie’s paradise as you’ll be spoilt for choice here. There are multiple tiny eating joints too, dotted across this quaint market.

Cincinnati has so much more to offer its shopping enthusiasts like the decades-old Batsakes Hat shop for some fabulous hats, the iconic Wooden Nickel Antiques store that has been selling lovely antiques for over 30 years, the funky Urban Eden store with local and regional art, along with exotic jewellery, or the It’s Only Fair store with specialised handcrafted items from across the globe, experience the quintessentially urban and menorable shopping scene here in Ohio.

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