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10 Things To Do in Independence, Kentucky!

10 Things To Do in Independence, Kentucky!

Discover what it's like to live in Independence, Kentucky with Fischer Homes! This city has tons of hidden gems. With convenient access to surrounding areas in Northern Kentucky and just a short drive to Cincinnati, Ohio, Independence is an amazing city to live in! Don’t believe us? Check out these 10 things to do in Independence, KY and see for yourself!

1. Boone County Distilling Company

Want to taste some bourbon? Boone County Distilling Co. in Independence is the place for you! Learn about how they make their bourbon by taking the Grain to Glass Experience Guided Tour & Tasting where you can tour the entire distillery and end the tour with a bourbon tasting. Don't have time to tour the distillery? No worries. Enjoy a guided tasting that lasts about 15 minutes where you can learn a brief history of the distillery and taste some bourbon!


2. Lincoln Ridge Park

Looking for a place to enjoy a variety of different recreational activities? Lincoln Ridge Park is the perfect place for you! Home of the popular 24-hole disc golf course, the 78-acre park is located just off of Independence Station Road. There are tons of options for everyone, including baseball, soccer, playgrounds, hiking and walking trails, and fishing. You can also reserve one of their three shelter houses for a special event!


3. Sherlock's Escape Rooms

Just a short drive to Florence is Sherlock's Escape Rooms, where you must find the clues, solve the mystery, and escape the room before time runs out! They offer six different escape room options in Florence, including The Attic, Cabin in the Woods, The Jungle Jr., The Shipwreck, The Wild West, and Graveyard Escape. They even have a party room you can rent out for birthday parties, corporate parties, and more!


4. Silverlake "The Family Place"

Looking for a great place to enjoy a good workout or even some family fun? Silverlake "The Family Place" the premier facility in Northern Kentucky, has it all, literally. When you become a member, you have access to over 400 group exercise classes, a fitness center, an indoor aquatic center with a water park and Olympic-size swimming pool, an outdoor water park, an indoor basketball court, sauna and steam rooms, and more! There are even more activities to discover here, including 3-story ropes course, a bar & grill, a trampoline park, duckpin bowling, a gaming area, and a golf simulator. It's the perfect entertainment center for you and your family!


5. Full Throttle Adrenaline Park

In the mood for an adrenaline rush? Full Throttle Adrenaline Park in nearby Florence has got you covered. They offer a wide variety of fun activities, including indoor go-karting, axe throwing, a rage room, and virtual reality games! If you would like to participate in all the action-packed activities they offer, you can purchase an Adrenaline Pass, which gives you 2-hour reserved access to karting, axe throwing, rage room, and discounted rates for Virtual Reality. You can also race in a league with a team of two. It's the perfect place to host a birthday party, corporate event, or even have a fun day with friends or family.


6. Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar

Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar offers a large variety of food and drinks for everyone! Located just off Centennial Boulevard, this restaurant has everything from draft beers to loaded mac & cheeses. Their expansive menu offers salads, sandwiches, mac & cheese, burgers, pastas, and more. They also offer a wide variety of beers on draft from popular breweries as well as wine, cocktails, and rum buckets!


7. Crestview Hills Town Center

Located just off I-275, Crestview Hills Town Center is the perfect place to enjoy various shopping and dining options! There are tons of popular shops to choose from, including Bath & Body Works, Dillard's, DSW, Sephora, Trader Joe's, and more. They also have a variety of different places to eat after a long day of shopping, including Carrabba's Italian Grill, Chicken Salad Chick, Citybird Tenders, Dewey's Pizza, First Watch, The Pub, and so much more. They also host a variety of fun events, such as cocktail classes and trivia nights. The possibilities are endless!


8. Kenton County Golf Courses

Kenton County Golf Courses the perfect place to relax and enjoy a couple rounds of golf! They offer two distinct 18-hole golf: The Pioneer Golf Course and The Willows Golf Course. They also have a driving range and offer golf lessons. A complimentary set of golf clubs are available for beginners to use with their paid round of golf. Want to join a league? You can sign up for one of their many league options or create one of your own with your friends!


9. Whit's Frozen Custard

In the mood for a delicious sweet treat? Whit's Frozen Custard, off Madison Pike, is the perfect place to satisfy your sweet tooth! They offer a variety of different flavors, toppings, sundaes, and even their signature Whitser. They even offer a flavor of the week for added variety! You can order a custom cake or party pack for your next party or event and pick up at the store.


10. Putt-Putt Fun Center

In the mood for some family fun? Putt-Putt Fun Center in Erlanger is the perfect place! They have two different 18-hole putt-putt courses to choose from. They offer group rates for 10 or more, as well as season passes. You can even host your birthday party there and play some rounds of putt-putt with your friends! 


Discover Stunning New Home Communities in Independence


This new home community is conveniently located near I-75/I-71 tucked away in the heart of Independence and boasts brand new amenities including a picnic area, playground, and recreation field. Pair this perfect community with your perfect home; choose from our Maple Street Collection of homes offering a variety of floorplans ranging from 1,200 sq. ft. to nearly 3,000 sq. ft. with ranch-style and two-story floorplans, open-concept designs, lofts, bonus space options, and more! Learn more about Greenbrook here and select your homesite today!

Greenbrook Entrance

Sycamore Creek

This premier new home community is located in the heart of Kenton County and offers oversized, dense, tree-lined homesites that will create the perfect backdrop for your dream home. Enjoy community amenities including a cabana, playground, swimming pool, walking trails, recreational field, and basketball court! Choose a new home design from our Designer Collection of homes and make Sycamore Creek your new home today! Limited homesites remain, so select yours while they last! 

Sycamore Creek Swimming Pool

Meadow Glen

This charming, new home community is tucked in the rolling hills of Kenton County. Choose a new home design from our Designer or Maple Street Collections of homes. Amenities include a swimming pool with a cabana, a lake with a gazebo, a playground, and open spaces. Conveniently located in Independence KY off Turkeyfoot Road offering quick access to Crestview Hills Town Center and I-275. Learn more about Meadow Glen and select your homesite today!

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Want to Make Independence, Kentucky Home?

Like what you've read above? Does Independence sound like the perfect city for you? If so, Fischer Homes is calling your name! With six new home communities to choose from, there is an option for everyone. Choose from a variety of different floorplans and price ranges to find a home that fits your wants and needs!

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