Old West Festival. Tucked away on a narrow road on dozens of acres of undeveloped land sits a Dodge City replica, complete with boardwalk, saloon, shops, and hitching posts. There are regularly scheduled gunfight reenactments in the street, as well as a variety of shows throughout the complex including a medicine show, cowboy poetry, puppet show, and sing-along. Standard county fair-type food is available like hot dogs, steakburgers, and rattlesnake chili. What we had was reasonably priced at $2 for a hot dog, the same for a bottle of water, and $1.50 for a small Pepi.
here.) Horse rides were $5 per kid and included two loops around the track.
ereach.com (the latter requires registration in order to print the coupons). Donato's also has a deal going to benefit the charity A Kid Again. At any Cincinnati Donato's location you can purchase a booklet for $1 that contains four free children's admissions with one adult paid admission, plus one free individual one-topping pizza coupon.
here. Be forewarned that both parking and Dodge City are on unpaved ground. The soaking rains of last week had dried up just enough to make walking around bearable, but if you're going right after a recent downpour be sure to wear old shoes or boots and prepare for swampy, muddy conditions.
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* The Loveland Bike Trail.
* Meet the Inmates -- The Professor.
* Meet the Inmates -- Foghorn.