EnterTRAINment Named Best Amusement Center in Cincinnati

January 27, 2015

Best of Parenting: EnterTRAINment Junction

This year EnterTRAINment Junction won the 2014 Best Of Parenting, Best Amusement Center Award! Everything from Best Burger to Best Orthodontist in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky was voted on. Just behind us were our friends Kings Island and Lazer Kraze! So a BIG thank you to everyone who came out and had fun with us this past year and we hope to see you again in 2015!

Don’t forget Thomas Month starts January 31st, and our outdoor train ride everyones been asking for is brought indoors JUST for this event!

Also, Junction Hobbies and Toys is now online! Were just getting started but there’s plenty to check out! Maybe next year we can win best toy store?

Heres the rest of the winners from Cincinnati Family’s Best of Parenting Awards:

Best Family Restaurant

Skyline Chili

Bob Evans • Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants


Best Burger


Five Guys Burger and Fries • Quatman’s Café


Best Pizza

Pizza Tower

Dewey’s Pizza • Mellow Mushroom


Best Ice Cream/Fro Yo

Aglamesis Brothers

Graeter’s • United Dairy Farmers


Best Party Entertainment

Charlie Cadabra

Cincinnati Circus Company • Cool Critters Outreach


Best Away From Home Party

Pogo Play

Kids First Sports Center • Lazer Kraze


Best Day Trip

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Beach at Adventure Landing • Indianapolis Zoo


Best Museum

Cincinnati Museum Center

Indianpolis Children’s Museum • Taft Museum of Art


Best Live Performance Venue

Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Ballet • Cincinnati Pops Orchestra


Best Family Vacation

Disney World

Gatlinburg, Tennessee • Hilton Head, South Carolina


Best Amusement Center

EnterTRAINment Junction

Kings Island • Lazer Kraze


Best Rainy Day Activity

Cincinnati Museum Center

Newport Aquarium • Pogo Play


Best Movie Theater

Regal Deerfield Towne Center Stadium 16

AMC West Chester 18 • Rave Motion Pictures Milford 16


Best Day Camp


Cincinnati Recreation Commission Camp CRC • Cincinnati Parks Summer Nature Camps


Best Sleep Away Camp

YMCA Camp Kern

Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp • YMCA Camp Cambell Gard


Best Grocery Store

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Kroger • Whole Foods Market


Best Shopping Center/Mall

Deerfield Towne Center

Cincinnati Premium Outlets • Kenwood Towne Centre


Best Furniture Store

Treehouse Kids Co.

IKEA • Pottery Barn Kids


Best Book Store

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Barnes & Noble • Blue Manatee


Best Toy Store

King Arthur’s Court Toys

Ted’s Toys • Toys R Us


Best Maternity Shop

Blue Cocoon

Destination Maternity • Motherhood Maternity


Best Specialty Baby Store

Blue Cocoon

BuyBuyBaby • Spotted Goose


Best Children’s Clothing Shop

Castle House

Little Lords & Ladies Boutique • Spotted Goose


Best Consignment/Resale

Once Upon A Child

Little Sprouts Boutique • Reruns for Wee Ones


Best Place to Buy School Supplies


Staples • Walmart


Best Place to Buy Athletic Gear

Play It Again Sports

Dick’s Sporting Goods • Target


Best Outlet Shopping

Cincinnati Premium Outlets

Tanger Outlets


Best Auto Dealer

Subaru of Kings Automall

Beechmont Automotive Group • Borcherding Buick GMC


Best Kids Haircuts

Junior Cuts

Cookie Cutters • Kids Kuts Salon


Best Kids Photographer

The Children’s Garden Photography Studio

Loveable You • Twinkle Stars Photography


Best Salon

Valenti Salon

Identity Hair Salon & Spa • Paragon Salons


Best Parenting Resource

Cincinnati Family magazine

Beech Acres Parenting Center • Cincinnati Family Enrichment Center


Best Bank

U.S. Bank

Fifth Third Bank • PNC Bank


Best Real Estate

Sibcy Cline

Coldwell Banker • Comey & Shepherd



Hilltop Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates • Seven Hills Women Health Centers


Best Pediatrician

Suburban Pediatrics Associates

Children’s Medical Center • Northeast Pediatric Associates


Best Dental Care

The Pediatric Dentist, Dr. David Sullivan

Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry • Sea of Smiles Pediatric Dentistry


Best Orthodontist

Drs. Cassinelli and Shanker

Johnson Orthodontics • Smileodontics


Best Eye Care

Wing Eye Care

Debora Wright, O.D. • Thoma & Sutton Eye Care


Best Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Christ Hospital • West Chester Hospital – UC Health


Best Place to Have a Baby

Good Samaritan

Bethesda North Hospital • The Christ Hospital


Best Fitness Center

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Mason Community Center • Mayerson JCC


Best Child Care

The Kinder Garden Schools

The Gardner School • The Goddard School


Best Tutoring/Learning Center

Sylvan Learning Center

Math Wizard • Mathnasium


Best Dance Studio

Mason Dance Center

Encore Performing Arts • Premier Tumbling & Dance


Best Gymnastics Instruction

Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy

Dance Etc. • Queen City Gymnastics


Best Martial Arts School

Pro Martial Arts

Cincinnati Taekwondo Academy • Martin Martial Arts


Best Music Instruction

West Chester Academy of Music and Dance

CCM – College Conservatory of Music • Toedtman School of Music


Best Art Instruction

Young Rembrandts

Fitton Center for Creative Arts • My Little Red Haus