Guided Walking Tours of Historical Mount Adams

Ever wanted to learn more about Mount Adams, but didn’t have time to do the research? Schedule a guided walking tour of Cincinnati’s first suburb and our knowledgeable guides, all residents of Mount Adams, will give you the details. They can also help you decide where to eat and suggest places to sit with a glass of wine and watch the world go by.

Visit stately Holy Cross – Immaculata Church – location of the annual Good Friday Pilgrimage – and learn about three significant firsts on Mount Adams that will surprise you. Visit Rookwood Pottery, the Passionist Monastery, Cincinnati’s last horse drawn fire company, the city’s oldest Irish pub, an 1890s bowling alley, and the site of the Mount Adams Inclined Plane Railroad.

What was a former U. S. President doing in Mount Adams in 1843? Why isn’t tequila served at the City View Tavern, Mount Adam’s oldest saloon? We’ll tell you that and a lot more!

The tour takes about 2 hours, is a mile long, and includes some steps and one moderate hill. Comfortable clothes and walking shoes are recommended. Tours are offered at 1pm every Sunday, May through October. Subscribe to the Mt Adams Community Calendar to conveniently see who is leading the tour each week.

Use the Pay Pal feature to schedule and pay for your tour. Meet your guide outside the Mount Adams Bar and Grill at 938 Hatch Street. The tours begin promptly at 1:00 and reservations are suggested, yet walk ups are accepted (if paying with cash).

For further information or to schedule a tour on another date, call or text 513/403-1778 or email

All proceeds benefit the Mount Adams Civic Association. Tips are always welcomed!

Schedule and pay for your tour