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15 Must-Do's in Alexandria, Kentucky!

15 Must-Do's in Alexandria, Kentucky!

Have you considered relocating to a new town? Learn all that Alexandria, Kentucky has to offer with Fischer Homes!

This small town is a sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city while still being conveniently located near shopping, dining, and entertainment. Nestled in the heart of Campbell County, Alexandria is the perfect place to call home. Just 14 miles South of Cincinnati, this community allows for a short commute to work, easy access to restaurants, and various outdoor recreation options. Check out these 10 must-do activities that will have you wanting to call Alexandria, Kentucky your new home!

1. Neltner's Farm & Event Venue

Established in 1892, Neltner's Farm & Event Venue has held a stake within the community and continues to make a positive impact today. Having maintained business for over six generations, this farm was founded by Joseph Neltner, the son of a German immigrant who settled in the valley of Camp Springs, Kentucky. The space hosts hundreds of events each year, including weddings, family reunions, baby showers, and their annual Fall Fest! Fresh produce is their staple, and folks from all over the tri-state area come to see what's in season. Some community favorites include yellow squash, bell peppers, green beans, potatoes, cantaloupe, and watermelon. You can even purchase Claire’s Kitchen canned goods such as jam, salsa, pickles, and jelly with recipes that have lasted through generations. 

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2. Alexandria Community Park

Whether you're looking to go for a nice walk, sit by the lake, or let the kids burn off some energy at the playground, Alexandria Community Park offers it all. Dog-friendly, this park is truly fit for the whole family. You can even bring the fishing- rods to try for a catch, or you may find yourself by the baseball field throwing the ball around. Best known for its cleanliness and walking paths, this park is the perfect peaceful escape into nature. Stop by, make some memories, and get away from the craziness of life!

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3. MISS SHIRLEY'S BAKERY

From cakes to donuts and pastries, people come from all over the country to get a taste of Miss Shirley's Bakery. Best known for their cherry turnovers, the friendly staff at Miss Shirley's continues to impress with fresh baked goods. There are a wide variety of donuts, and the staff has even been known to customize pastries for special orders. Word of advice: get there early! An overwhelming amount of locals rave about Miss Shirley's talk about how quickly the favorites go in the morning. Don't miss out, and give it a stop one morning!

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4. StoneBrook Winery

Sit back and unwind in the Kentucky hills, and maybe even have a glass of wine while you're at it! At StoneBrook Winery, enjoy magnificent views from a renovated 1890 farmhouse which has been converted into a comfortable wine-tasting room. Fruit, grape, and seasonal wines fill the aroma of the property and permeate throughout the vineyards. There is even an Airbnb on the property if you're looking for a staycation or a place to host guests! 

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5. LOU LOU'S CAFÉ AT SPARE-TIME

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Lou Lou's Café at Spare-Time is the best neighborhood spot to grab a bite. Some fan favorites include sweet potato fries, broccoli salad, Everything Omelet, and The Triple Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Tart. Customer service has a reputation for being excellent at Lou Lou's, and there are many regular customers who come back. There is seating both indoors and outside for nice summer days. Definitely a must-try!

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6. Main street's bored game cafe

Spend an afternoon catching up with friends, bonding with your kids, or meeting some new friends at Main Street's Bored Game Café! With an expansive selection of board games and food, you are sure to find something to eat and play that appeals to you. A customer favorite is their homemade jam. Stop by once, and before you know it, you'll become a regular at this cozy afternoon nook.

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7. Slice Is Right Pizzeria

Known for its New York-style pizza by the slice, this Northern Kentucky-based food truck is the perfect lunch spot. Don't be fooled by sale by the slice, these pieces are big, thin, foldable slices that are sure to fill you up. The crispy crust makes the perfect base for whatever toppings you may please. Be sure to hurry! This pizza sells out FAST. Stay up to date with availability and truck locations by following the Slice is Right Facebook page. This is a lunch spot that shouldn't be skipped.

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8. Alexandria Brewing Company

With seating inside and out, Alexandria Brewing Company is the perfect place to spend an evening. Go for a date or meet up with friends and enjoy their wide selection of modern styles of beer. Their beer recipes are rooted in traditional methods and brewing practices with heavy attention to detail to ensure a quality taste. Their head brewer is even a graduate of the oldest brewing school in the U.S., known as the prestigious Siebel Institute of Technology. Grab a seat and enjoy an evening at the Alexandria Brewing Company!

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9. Four Mile Pig

This locally-owned barbecue restaurant is most definitely a community favorite. Whether you try the brisket, seasoned fries, or their iconic Brussels sprouts, you can't go wrong at The Four Mile Pig. They even have their own homemade spice rub and barbecue sauce! Did we mention the friendly staff? Since this is a community favorite, the staff has a strong bond with regulars and treats every customer like family. Top off your visit with their seasonal dessert!

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10. Brass Key Coffee

Thinking about stopping for a morning Starbucks run? Stop by Brass Key Coffee instead! This local hidden gem is the perfect place to catch up with friends, get some computer work done, or stop by on your way to work. Best known for its brownies, Brass Key features a variety of baked goods in addition to its drink options. Matcha Lattes, Blended Cremes, Italian Sodas, and of course coffee fill the aromas of this cozy spot. You can even take home a bag of whole beans for later!

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11. Honey Hole Bar and Grill

Locals rave about the Honey Hole Bar & Grill! Whether you stop by for their custom menu items such as the Juicy Lucy or the Italian, or you want to enjoy the lovely outdoor seating, this place has it all. Did we mention how delicious the fries are? The service has a reputation for being outstanding and the staff strives to give each guest a personalized experience. Vegetarians are welcome as there are plenty of delicious options. Honey Hole Bar and Grill is a hole-in-the-wall local spot that can’t be missed!

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12. A.J. Jolly Park & Golf Course

Ranking as one of the top golf courses in Kentucky, A.J. Jolly Golf Course is the perfect place to spend your Saturday. This 18-hole course contains 6,235 yards of golfing space and is among the hidden beauty of the Alexandria landscape. This course rating is 70.0 with a slope rating of 128 on Bent Grass. A.J. Jolly Park is the perfect place for boating, fishing, camping, hiking, or simply soaking in the sun! Surrounded by nature, picnic areas and walking paths are abundant throughout the park. There are spots for baseball, soccer, basketball, sand volleyball, cornhole, tennis, and pickleball. This park even has horse trails! Soak up some nature and give it a stop.

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13. Southern Lanes Sports Center

Southern Lanes Sports Center is home to community bowling, volleyball, cornhole, and billiards, as well as a bar with food and music! Between family fun and catching up with friends, to meeting new friends right in Alexandria, this truly is a community hub! Volleyball courts are both indoor and outdoor for year-round fun. Join a league to meet new friends, or form a team of your own to participate in tournaments. Party rooms are available for rent for your next event, as well as a garden patio to spend those summer days!

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14. Sharky's Artic Eats & Treats

Between delicious BBQ sandwiches to sweet treats and family fun, Sharky's Artic Eats & Treats has all of the above! Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with the family. No need to worry about having the kids sit nicely during dinner, there’s a playground full of entertainment for all ages. This truly is a local favorite for Alexandria families, especially during those warmer months!

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15. Seven Wells Vineyard & Winery

It doesn’t get much more picture-perfect than sipping a glass of wine at Seven Wells Vineyard & Winery! Bring your own picnic basket and spend the day catching up with friends and family in the Alexandria hillside. Outdoor seating is just large enough to fit everyone, yet provides a calm atmosphere for all guests. Thinking about hosting an event? This is the perfect spot to do so! From weddings to baby showers to even just a family get-together, Seven Wells will treat your guests well. Enjoy live music in the countryside and sample all the offerings of wine to find your favorite!

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Discover Fischer Homes in Alexandria, Kentucky

Build your next dream home and chose from three Fischer Homes communities: Arcadia, The Shire at Arcadia, or The Reserve at Parkside. Arcadia is a master-planned community that offers the Masterpiece and Designer Collection floorplans by Fischer Homes featuring ranch homes, first-floor owner's suites, two-story great rooms, and five-level plans. Enjoy low-maintenance living at The Shire at Arcadia and choose from our Gallery II or Villa II Condominium Collections, both offering private entries into each home. At The Reserve at Parkside, you can choose from our Designer and low-maintenance Paired Patio Collection of homes in this Campbell County community with large, wooded, and cul-de-sac homesites available. Limited homesites remain in these communities, so call or text (859) 448-7211 to secure your home today!

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