Moving from Los Angeles, CA to Cincinnati, OH

Moving from Los Angeles, CA to Cincinnati, OH

Moving from the most populous city in California to the third largest city in Ohio will be a quite a transition! You’re used to a very fast-paced city which is characteristic of the one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world, so you can expect that things will be a little slower and less congested in Cincinnati. Los Angeles is the largest city in California with a population close to 3.8 million. Cincinnati is still a large city in Ohio, but it has a much smaller population of about 297,000. Cincinnati is home to many major corporations such as Proctor & Gamble, The Kroger Company, Macy’s, Inc., Chiquita Brands International, and Omnicare. Cincinnati is also within close proximity to several other major Ohio cities, including Dayton and Columbus less than a couple hours away. Welcome to Cincinnati, we’re sure you’ll love it here!

What you can expect from a move from Los Angeles to Cincinnati:

If you’re driving from Los Angeles to Cincinnati in your personal vehicle, you’ll be traveling a whopping 2193 miles! That means 34 hours of driving with many opportunities for fun stops along the way. Your trip to you can expect to be driving about Cincinnati will see the likes of Flagstaff, AZ, Albuquerque, NM, Amarillo, TX, Tulsa, OK, St. Louis, MO, and Louisville, KY, all viable spots to stop for some quick fun and relief from fatigue. While U-Pack moves your belongings, you can take a mini vacation along the way! Road trip, anyone?

The weather in Cincinnati

Your normal wardrobe might have to change a little with your move to Cincinnati. You’re probably going to have to add some winter clothing and outerwear to get you through Cincinnati’s winters. Cincinnati has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and colder winters. Los Angeles’s winters are much warmer than what you’re going to get in Cincinnati. Los Angeles is classified as typical tropical climate, so you can expect Cincinnati summer highs to reach into the lower 80’s but be prepared for winter temperatures to drop into the 20’s and you’re going to get some snow!

Getting around in Cincinnati compared to LA

Getting around Cincinnati is quick and convenient when you utilize any of the possible options, including light rail, commuter rail and streetcar line. Interstate 75, Interstate 71, and Interstate 74 are Cincinnati’s main interstate highways perusing through the city. Cincinnati will have much less congested traffic compared to LA. There are peak travel times, but nothing like the bumper to bumper found in Los Angeles.

Getting an education in Cincinnati

If you have school-age children in the Los Angeles Metropolitan School System, they should transition easily into Cincinnati Public Schools. They’ll be leaving a school district with around 800,000 students and joining one with about 34,680. The district includes 58 schools accepting students on a city-wide basis. Cincinnati is also home to several universities and colleges, including University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and Xavier University.

Dining & Entertainment in Cincinnati

Like you would expect in Cincinnati, great food and excellent restaurants are abundant! After your move to Cincinnati you’ll definitely want to try some of the local favorites. Via Vite, Palomino Restaurant, Nicholson’s Gastropub, and Phoenix are all excellent restaurants choices when it comes time to dine. The city is known for Skyline Chili, so be sure to try this local favorite after you move from Los Angeles to Cincinnati! When there’s finally time for some fun, Cincinnati is ready for the taking! Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Art Museum, Coney Island, Henke Winery, and Woodstone Creek Winery & Distillery, are only some of the countless sites you’ll have to see for yourself once you move!

Welcome to Cincinnati, a.k.a “Cincy”! It will be different from Los Angeles, but you will love your new hometown!


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