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From professional sports and renowned events to unique cultural attractions and award-winning family adventures, these signature Cincinnati USA experiences define this picturesque river region. Whether planning your first visit or returning for an exciting getaway, be sure to include plenty of these signature Cincinnati USA experiences and your visit will be filled with endless fun and memories that last a lifetime!

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Carew Tower Observation Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Carew Tower Observation Deck

Carew Tower Observation Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Completed in 1930, Carew Tower stands 49 stories tall in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Visitors to the 49th floor Observation Deck can enjoy one of the city'... Read more

Completed in 1930, Carew Tower stands 49 stories tall in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Visitors to the 49th floor Observation Deck can enjoy one of the city's most spectacular views plus pick up a Cincinnati souvenier in the gift shop.  Carew Tower is also home to 25 shops, restaurants, and other amenities including the... Read More

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Newport Aquarium

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location
Newport Aquarium

Newport Aquarium

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

While exploring Newport Aquarium's million gallons of fun, guests have the opportunity to touch a shark, play in the interactive frog bog and even pet a penguin during the... Read more

While exploring Newport Aquarium's million gallons of fun, guests have the opportunity to touch a shark, play in the interactive frog bog and even pet a penguin during the Penguin Encounter. If you're daring, take a stroll across the NEW Shark Bridge - the only suspension bridge in North America where guests can walk just... Read More

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Ark Encounter

South > Southeast

Approximately 34.21 miles from your location
Ark Encounter

Ark Encounter

South > Southeast

Approximately 34.21 miles from your location

The Ark Encounter is a full-sized reconstruction of Noah's Ark.  Stretching more than 1.5 football fields in length and higher than a modern four-story house, the... Read more

The Ark Encounter is a full-sized reconstruction of Noah's Ark.  Stretching more than 1.5 football fields in length and higher than a modern four-story house, the sheer size of the Ark will amaze visitors.  Dozens of fascinating exhibits within this unique attraction will bring to life the biblical account of Noah's Ark.  Visit... Read More

BB Riverboats

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.77 miles from your location
BB Riverboats

BB Riverboats

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.77 miles from your location

Take a cruise with BB Riverboats, a staple of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky riverfront for more than 30 years, and learn about the history of the river, take in a... Read more

Take a cruise with BB Riverboats, a staple of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky riverfront for more than 30 years, and learn about the history of the river, take in a magnificent meal, or dance under the stars on an unbelievable journey you will never forget. BB Riverboats offers lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises plus themed... Read More

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Creation Museum

South > Southwest

Approximately 21.98 miles from your location
Creation Museum

Creation Museum

South > Southwest

Approximately 21.98 miles from your location

Come Explore the Creation Museum!  It's full of fun for the whole family.  Designed by a former Universal Studios exhibit director, the Creation Museum presents... Read more

Come Explore the Creation Museum!  It's full of fun for the whole family.  Designed by a former Universal Studios exhibit director, the Creation Museum presents a walk through biblical history in a state-of-the-art 75,000 square foot museum.  Included in admission is the museum's walk through, Special Effects Theater, Botanical... Read More

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New Riff Distilling

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.14 miles from your location
New Riff Distilling

New Riff Distilling

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.14 miles from your location

Kentucky Bourbon and whiskey drinkers - rejoice! The northernmost stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is now located in Newport, Kentucky! Free tours offer a firsthand look... Read more

Kentucky Bourbon and whiskey drinkers - rejoice! The northernmost stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is now located in Newport, Kentucky! Free tours offer a firsthand look at the distillery as a guide leads you on an in-depth journey through the nooks and crannies of the distilling process, from grain to barrel. After each tour... Read More

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location
Feeding a giraffe at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Feed a giraffe or meet a new animal friend during an Animal Encounter at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Africa exhibit. Take the kids for a ride on the Safari... Read more

Feed a giraffe or meet a new animal friend during an Animal Encounter at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Africa exhibit. Take the kids for a ride on the Safari Train or for a spin on the Conservation Carousel. Or send your senses into overdrive at the 4-D Theater featuring a cinematic experience that combines high-... Read More

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Kings Island

North

Approximately 18.17 miles from your location
Kings Island - Banshee

Kings Island

North

Approximately 18.17 miles from your location

With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions plus Soak City Waterpark, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions.... Read more

With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions plus Soak City Waterpark, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions. Guests can experience the park’s 15 thrill-inducing roller coasters, including Diamondback, the tallest and fastest roller coaster at Kings Island, and the world’s... Read More

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Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location
Findlay Market

Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in... Read more

Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in Over-the-Rhine, a dense historic neighborhood rich in 19th century architecture. Open Tuesday through Sunday, Findlay Market is open year-around with three... Read More

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Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Downtown

Approximately 8.74 miles from your location
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at dusk

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Downtown

Approximately 8.74 miles from your location

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, and ... Read more

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, and Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater.  Originally opened in 1933 as the Union Terminal train station, the building is a national historic landmark and was renovated... Read More

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Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Approximately 6.65 miles from your location
Van Gogh at Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Approximately 6.65 miles from your location

Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying... Read more

Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year. The recently opened Rosenthal Education... Read More

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Coney Island & Sunlite Pool

East

Approximately 3.72 miles from your location
Sunlite Pool

Coney Island & Sunlite Pool

East

Approximately 3.72 miles from your location

Coney Island features Sunlite Pool, the world's largest recirculating swimming pool with over 2 acres and 3 million gallons of water fun, plus several water slides... Read more

Coney Island features Sunlite Pool, the world's largest recirculating swimming pool with over 2 acres and 3 million gallons of water fun, plus several water slides including The Twister, a state-of-the-art water slide with four separate twisting slides and over 1400 feet of fiberglass. The park also features classic amusement... Read More

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Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location
Krohn Conservatory

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location

Built in 1933 at the height of the Art Deco era, Krohn Conservatory showcases more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. The conservatory changes throughout... Read more

Built in 1933 at the height of the Art Deco era, Krohn Conservatory showcases more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. The conservatory changes throughout the year with special exhibits and programs, including the ever-popular International Butterfly Show where thousands of butterflies are free to fly throughout the... Read More

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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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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as a monument to freedom bringing to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the... Read more

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as a monument to freedom bringing to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world, throughout history and today. The structure, specificially situated for the location's historical significance, is made up of three buildings that... Read More

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Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location
Music Hall

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati... Read more

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, and May Festival Chorus among other local performing arts organizations. Built in 1878 with private money raised from what is believed to be the nation’s... Read More

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Cincinnati Reds

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location
Mr. Redlegs

Cincinnati Reds

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River, Great American Ball Park is the home of the Cincinnati Reds and is praised for innovative features, breathtaking views and... Read more

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River, Great American Ball Park is the home of the Cincinnati Reds and is praised for innovative features, breathtaking views and affordable seating options. Great American Ball Park also celebrates the team’s rich history with the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum and award-winning Team Shop... Read More

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Fountain Square

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location
Fountain Square

Fountain Square

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Eat lunch under the sun, check out what’s playing on the video board, or take part in the multitudes of free programming including music, movies and special events.... Read more

Eat lunch under the sun, check out what’s playing on the video board, or take part in the multitudes of free programming including music, movies and special events. Presiding over the Square is the historic Tyler Davidson Fountain, dedicated in 1871 to the people of Cincinnati. 

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Smale Riverfront Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location
Smale Riverfront Park

Smale Riverfront Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Located on 45-acres along Cincinnati's downtown riverfront, park features include the Schmidlapp Stage and Event Lawn, the Walnut Street Steps and interactive... Read more

Located on 45-acres along Cincinnati's downtown riverfront, park features include the Schmidlapp Stage and Event Lawn, the Walnut Street Steps and interactive fountain, the Main Street interactive fountain, the Black Brigade Monument, tree groves, a meditative labyrinth, Cincinnati Bike Center, Moerlein Lager House and more. 

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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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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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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
St. Mary's Cathedral of the Basilica

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Originally opened as St. Mary's Church in 1837, the first Roman Catholic Church in Covington, by 1895 the St. Mary's Cathedral was nearly complete: the interior being... Read more

Originally opened as St. Mary's Church in 1837, the first Roman Catholic Church in Covington, by 1895 the St. Mary's Cathedral was nearly complete: the interior being modeled after the Abbey Church of St. Denis in Paris while the facade would mirror Notre Dame de Paris. Built in the 13th Century French-Gothic style, and... Read More

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IKEA West Chester

North

Approximately 15.48 miles from your location
IKEA

IKEA West Chester

North

Approximately 15.48 miles from your location

IKEA West Chester offers a wide variety of family-friendly services to make your shopping experience fun for not just Mom and Dad but the kids as well! Smaland, a... Read more

IKEA West Chester offers a wide variety of family-friendly services to make your shopping experience fun for not just Mom and Dad but the kids as well! Smaland, a supervised children's play area, keeps kids entertained while parents shop. IKEA offers a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at... Read More

Washington Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location
The City Flea

Washington Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

This newly renovated park located across from historic Music Hall includes a playground for kids with a play castle, climbing wall, sandbox and slides; interactive water... Read more

This newly renovated park located across from historic Music Hall includes a playground for kids with a play castle, climbing wall, sandbox and slides; interactive water features with more than 130 pop-up jets to provide cool relief on hot days; historic restored bandstand gazebo for weekly live music; a fenced-in dog area with... Read More

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Cincinnati Bengals

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
Paul Brown Stadium

Cincinnati Bengals

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Who Dey! The Cincinnati Bengals, members of the North Division of the AFC in the NFL, take to the field each fall at Paul Brown Stadium, a cornerstone of Cincinnati's... Read more

Who Dey! The Cincinnati Bengals, members of the North Division of the AFC in the NFL, take to the field each fall at Paul Brown Stadium, a cornerstone of Cincinnati's riverfront development with 65,535 seats on three levels, including 7,600 club seats and 114 private suites. Paul Brown Stadium also hosts a variety of events... Read More

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Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove

Downtown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location
Sawyer Point, Cincy Brew Ha-Ha

Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove

Downtown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location

Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove make up a mile long stretch of park along Cincinnati's riverfront between Smale Riverfront Park and Berry International Friendship Park.... Read more

Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove make up a mile long stretch of park along Cincinnati's riverfront between Smale Riverfront Park and Berry International Friendship Park. Featuring award winning landscaping, a performance pavilion, concessions, 8 outdoor tennis courts, 3 sand volleyball courts, a world class playground, the... Read More

Roebling Suspension Bridge

South

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location
Roebling Suspension Bridge

Roebling Suspension Bridge

South

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

When the Roebling Suspension Bridge opened to traffic in 1867 connecting Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, its span of 1057 feet was the longest in the world. John... Read more

When the Roebling Suspension Bridge opened to traffic in 1867 connecting Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, its span of 1057 feet was the longest in the world. John A. Roebling, whose next project was the Brooklyn Bridge, is the engineer responsible for creating this iconic feature of our region's skyline which is now a... Read More

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Jungle Jim's International Market Fairfield

North

Approximately 18.34 miles from your location
Jungle Jim's

Jungle Jim's International Market Fairfield

North

Approximately 18.34 miles from your location

Jungle Jim’s International Market is a place where the first rule is to treat customers like gold. The second is to have fun doing it. People come from several states away... Read more

Jungle Jim’s International Market is a place where the first rule is to treat customers like gold. The second is to have fun doing it. People come from several states away for the unique shopping experience Jungle Jim’s International Market offers. A wide selection of food from all over the world, red hot deals and, of course,... Read More

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