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American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location
Washington Park fountains, Music Hall

American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines... Read more

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines classical music, mobile technology, public spaces, and a dancing fountain.  An interactive classical music application that is integrated into a major urban park... Read More

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Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Book Fountain at Main Library

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

The Main Library serves as the hub of the entire Library system as well as the “neighborhood library” for thousands of downtown workers and residents. With one of the... Read more

The Main Library serves as the hub of the entire Library system as well as the “neighborhood library” for thousands of downtown workers and residents. With one of the finest collections of materials among public libraries in the U.S., the Main Library attracts more than one million users annually. In addition to the standard... Read More

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Kenton County Public Library – William E. Durr

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.04 miles from your location

Kenton County Public Library – William E. Durr

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.04 miles from your location

The William E. Durr location of the Kenton County Public Library opened in January 2007. It is a 39,000 square-foot library, with 25,283 sq. ft. of public space. Features... Read more

The William E. Durr location of the Kenton County Public Library opened in January 2007. It is a 39,000 square-foot library, with 25,283 sq. ft. of public space. Features include a drive-through window, 2,000 sq. ft. meeting room, two study rooms, 15 station computer lab, 32 public access computers and a reading garden. The... Read More

Roebling Murals

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location
Roebling Murals

Roebling Murals

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Led by artist Robert Dafford, a team of artists created a magnificent illustration of the history of Covington. Depicting a variety of scenes from the meeting of General... Read more

Led by artist Robert Dafford, a team of artists created a magnificent illustration of the history of Covington. Depicting a variety of scenes from the meeting of General George Rogers Clark, Simon Kenton, and Daniel Boone on the mouth of the Licking River to Jacob Price, a local African American leader of the late 1800s, the... Read More

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Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell County; 1845... Read more

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell County; 1845 through about 1965." The museum consists of two re-constructed log cabins, which were built before the Civil War. From 1982 to 1996, both cabins were rebuilt by... Read More

Fort Thomas Landmark Tree Trail

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.09 miles from your location

Fort Thomas Landmark Tree Trail

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.09 miles from your location

This relatively short 1.1 mile trail features 14 landmark trees and various plant life. A great trail for kids although some of the hills are a bit steep and might be... Read more

This relatively short 1.1 mile trail features 14 landmark trees and various plant life. A great trail for kids although some of the hills are a bit steep and might be mildly challenging.

The Carnegie

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
The Carnegie

The Carnegie

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art... Read more

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art galleries, a magnificent turn-of-the-century theater, and a brand new education center, the Carnegie is one of the most prominent arts institutions in Northern... Read More

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Middle Creek Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.64 miles from your location

Middle Creek Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.64 miles from your location

The park contains 230 acres of forest full of wildflowers, wildlife and 8.5 miles of unpaved trails that range from moderate to difficult for hiking and horseback riding.

The park contains 230 acres of forest full of wildflowers, wildlife and 8.5 miles of unpaved trails that range from moderate to difficult for hiking and horseback riding.

Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 7.02 miles from your location

Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 7.02 miles from your location

The Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati is a gardening resource dedicated to enriching lives through education and community beautification. It's delightfully... Read more

The Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati is a gardening resource dedicated to enriching lives through education and community beautification. It's delightfully landscaped eight acres located on Reading Road two-and-a-half miles from downtown Cincinnati. The grounds are maintained by volunteers who donate their time and... Read More

Boone Cliffs Nature Preserve

South > Southwest

Approximately 23.13 miles from your location

Boone Cliffs Nature Preserve

South > Southwest

Approximately 23.13 miles from your location

Boone Cliffs contains 74 acres of old growth forest and unique cliff formations. There are 2.4 miles of unpaved trails that are rated moderate to difficult for hiking.

Boone Cliffs contains 74 acres of old growth forest and unique cliff formations. There are 2.4 miles of unpaved trails that are rated moderate to difficult for hiking.

Highland Cemetery Hiking Trails

South > Southwest

Approximately 9.91 miles from your location

Highland Cemetery Hiking Trails

South > Southwest

Approximately 9.91 miles from your location

Explore 6 color-coded trails covering 4 miles on 150 acres of undeveloped cemetery property. Witness something unique with each season. Spring and summer are ideal for... Read more

Explore 6 color-coded trails covering 4 miles on 150 acres of undeveloped cemetery property. Witness something unique with each season. Spring and summer are ideal for bird watching and getting to see both native species and neotropical migrants. Fall boasts gorgeous colors from the maple trees, and winter is great for... Read More

Purple People Bridge

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location
Purple People Bridge

Purple People Bridge

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location

First opened in 1872 as Cincinnati's first railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River, the L&N Railroad Bridge evolved through the years to accommodate streetcar,... Read more

First opened in 1872 as Cincinnati's first railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River, the L&N Railroad Bridge evolved through the years to accommodate streetcar, pedestrian and automobile traffic before becoming a pedestrian-only bridge in May 2003 and was given the nickname Purple People Bridge. At 2,670 feet in length, it... Read More

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Covington Historic Walking Tour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Covington Historic Walking Tour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Join Kenton County Public Library's Local History staff for the FREE Covington in 1915 historical walking tour to learn about Covington, Ky, 100 years ago. Walk is roughly... Read more

Join Kenton County Public Library's Local History staff for the FREE Covington in 1915 historical walking tour to learn about Covington, Ky, 100 years ago. Walk is roughly one mile in length and travels through neighborhoods surrounding Covington Library. Program is weather dependent.

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William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Uptown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Uptown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

The William Howard Taft National Historic Site commemorates the only man to serve as President and Chief Justice of the United States. The house that Taft was born in has... Read more

The William Howard Taft National Historic Site commemorates the only man to serve as President and Chief Justice of the United States. The house that Taft was born in has been restored to its original appearance. A visit to the site includes a tour of the restored birthplace and four period rooms that reflect the family life... Read More

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21c Museum Hotel

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
21c Museum Hotel

21c Museum Hotel

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Located in the center of the action in downtown Cincinnati - adjacent to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts – 21c... Read more

Located in the center of the action in downtown Cincinnati - adjacent to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts – 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati is a 156-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and cultural civic center. The museum and hotel is located in the 100-year-old... Read More

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Barn Quilt Trail of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 25.40 miles from your location
Kentucky Lily Barn Quilt

Barn Quilt Trail of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 25.40 miles from your location

Travel Boone County's scenic back roads and view more than 60 barn quilt boards. The Florence Woman's Club took on this project to delight travelers, provide public... Read more

Travel Boone County's scenic back roads and view more than 60 barn quilt boards. The Florence Woman's Club took on this project to delight travelers, provide public art, preserve local heritage, and to help our farmers with their agri-tourism projects. Visit www.BooneBarnQuilts.com for GPS coordinates of barn quilt locations... Read More

Cincinnati Skirball Museum

Uptown

Approximately 8.32 miles from your location
Skirball Museum

Cincinnati Skirball Museum

Uptown

Approximately 8.32 miles from your location

The Skirball Museum in Cincinnati has a long history as one of the oldest repositories of Jewish cultural artifacts in America. The first stage in the museum's development... Read more

The Skirball Museum in Cincinnati has a long history as one of the oldest repositories of Jewish cultural artifacts in America. The first stage in the museum's development lasted for nearly a century, beginning when Hebrew Union College (HUC) opened in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1875 and over time began accepting donations of Judaic... Read More

Lloyd Library and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Lloyd Library and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

A collection covering medical botany, pharmacy, eclectic medicine, and horticulture.

A collection covering medical botany, pharmacy, eclectic medicine, and horticulture.

Gunpowder Creek Nature Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.85 miles from your location

Gunpowder Creek Nature Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.85 miles from your location

Explore 1.25 miles of unpaved walking and hiking trains, let the kids burn off steam on the playground, or reserve the shelter for a private event. The park has 122 wooded... Read more

Explore 1.25 miles of unpaved walking and hiking trains, let the kids burn off steam on the playground, or reserve the shelter for a private event. The park has 122 wooded acres complete with an 1800s logging trail that ends near the creek.

Devou Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 8.71 miles from your location
Devou Park

Devou Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 8.71 miles from your location

Located in the hills overlooking Covington, Kentucky and downtown Cincinnati, Devou Park offers a range of entertainment and recreational activities including theater,... Read more

Located in the hills overlooking Covington, Kentucky and downtown Cincinnati, Devou Park offers a range of entertainment and recreational activities including theater, symphony, nature trails, golf, tennis, scenic overlook area, picnic facilities, fishing, Behringer-Crawford Museum and the Drees Pavilion. Behringer-Crawford... Read More

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Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra

North

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra

North

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

Founded in 1987, the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (BAMSO) is the only professional orchestra in greater Cincinnati offering a complete season of concerts, free... Read more

Founded in 1987, the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (BAMSO) is the only professional orchestra in greater Cincinnati offering a complete season of concerts, free to the general public. BAMSO works to promote the next generation of musicians through its Young Artist Competition concert, Young Artist recital, and our... Read More

Veterans Memorial of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.80 miles from your location

Veterans Memorial of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.80 miles from your location

The Veterans Memorial of Boone County was conceived in 1995 when H.B. Deatherage, a Viet Nam veteran, was deeply moved by the fact that veterans in Boone County had no... Read more

The Veterans Memorial of Boone County was conceived in 1995 when H.B. Deatherage, a Viet Nam veteran, was deeply moved by the fact that veterans in Boone County had no place to heal wounds and memories of war. The names and etchings were brought to the forefront with beautiful black granite, making up the memorial honoring WWI... Read More

World Peace Bell

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location
World Peace Bell

World Peace Bell

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location

You'll want to swing by Newport to visit the World Peace Bell: the largest, free-swinging bell in the world. Weighing in at 66,000 pounds and measuring 12 feet high and 12... Read more

You'll want to swing by Newport to visit the World Peace Bell: the largest, free-swinging bell in the world. Weighing in at 66,000 pounds and measuring 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the bell was designed and cast by Cincinnati's own Verdin Bell Company, one of the largest bell-making companies in the world. Installed in 1999,... Read More

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The Friendly Market

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.07 miles from your location
Friendly Market

The Friendly Market

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.07 miles from your location

Inspired by historic Findlay Market, The Friendly Market is a year-round, indoor/outdoor market located in Florence, Ky., offering fresh produce, artisan goods and all... Read more

Inspired by historic Findlay Market, The Friendly Market is a year-round, indoor/outdoor market located in Florence, Ky., offering fresh produce, artisan goods and all things Kentucky. With a variety of indoor merchants and a cast of seasonal outdoor merchants, visitors will find an array of goods, merchandises and delicious... Read More

Manifest Gallery

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

Manifest Gallery

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

Manifest stands for the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students, professionals, and the public from around the world... Read more

Manifest stands for the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students, professionals, and the public from around the world through accessible world-class exhibits, studio programs, and publications. Manifest Gallery serves as a venue for the display and experience of insightful,... Read More

Florence/Boone County Skate Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.93 miles from your location

Florence/Boone County Skate Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.93 miles from your location

This 20,000 sq. ft. park is designed for in-line skates, roller blades and skateboards and has beginner, intermediate and advanced areas with various challenging elements... Read more

This 20,000 sq. ft. park is designed for in-line skates, roller blades and skateboards and has beginner, intermediate and advanced areas with various challenging elements. Included are a shelter, spectator area, emergency telephone and parking lot. There is no fee to enter. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. Safety equipment... Read More

JACK Cincinnati Casino

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location
JACK Cincinnati Casino

JACK Cincinnati Casino

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

No matter what you want to play, we’ve got your game. From the newest slots and table games to live poker, we’ve got 100,000 square feet of exciting, action-packed choices... Read more

No matter what you want to play, we’ve got your game. From the newest slots and table games to live poker, we’ve got 100,000 square feet of exciting, action-packed choices.  

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Kenton County Public Library – Erlanger

South > Southwest

Approximately 12.60 miles from your location

Kenton County Public Library – Erlanger

South > Southwest

Approximately 12.60 miles from your location

The Erlanger location opened in October 2002. It has 34,300 square feet, features 15 station computer lab, meeting room to accommodate 200, children’s area,  reading... Read more

The Erlanger location opened in October 2002. It has 34,300 square feet, features 15 station computer lab, meeting room to accommodate 200, children’s area,  reading garden, outdoor council ring, and drive-through window. It is the busiest library in Kentucky. Library computers include Microsoft Office, Internet access and... Read More

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George Rogers Clark Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.13 miles from your location
George Rogers Clark Park, Covington

George Rogers Clark Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.13 miles from your location

This charming urban park in Northern Kentucky is a favorite spot for photographers and riverwalkers. Situated on Riverside Drive and on the Covington Riverfront, the park... Read more

This charming urban park in Northern Kentucky is a favorite spot for photographers and riverwalkers. Situated on Riverside Drive and on the Covington Riverfront, the park provides a shaded respite to read a book, eat lunch on a bench or watch barges travel down the Ohio River.

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Art Beyond Boundaries

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Art Beyond Boundaries

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Art Beyond Boundaries Gallery is a professional, main-stream fine art gallery where local and regional artists with disabilities display, market, and sell their... Read more

The Art Beyond Boundaries Gallery is a professional, main-stream fine art gallery where local and regional artists with disabilities display, market, and sell their artwork. The mission of the gallery is to promote awareness and understanding of artists with disabilities. The gallery strives to demonstrate to both the artists... Read More

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