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Newport Aquarium

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.02 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Stingray Hideaway at Newport Aquarium

Newport Aquarium

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.02 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

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 Shark Bridge - the only suspension bridge in North America where guests can walk just inches above nearly two dozen sharks! This V-shaped rope bridge is 75-feet long... Read More

Newport on the Levee

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.03 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Bridgeview Box Park (photo: Newport on the Levee)

Newport on the Levee

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.03 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Opened in 2001, Newport on the Levee is a multi-level retail entertainment center, located across from downtown Cincinnati on the south bank of the Ohio River in Newport,... Read more

Opened in 2001, Newport on the Levee is a multi-level retail entertainment center, located across from downtown Cincinnati on the south bank of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky. Hosting nearly 4.5 million guests each year upon 380,000 square feet of unique retail and restaurant space, Newport on the Levee features a variety of office space, retail, dining, lodging and entertainment options,... Read More

Ice Skating on the Levee

South

Approximately 0.04 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Ice Skating on the Levee

South

Approximately 0.04 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

As part of Winter Wonder on the Levee, enjoy a 9,000 square foot ice rink! 

As part of Winter Wonder on the Levee, enjoy a 9,000 square foot ice rink! 

Rotolo

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.06 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Rotolo

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.06 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Boutique bowling center with a full casual Italian-inspired restaurant, bars, patio and bocce.   Rotolo Bowling Bocce Eatery is a boutique bowling alley with plenty... Read more

Boutique bowling center with a full casual Italian-inspired restaurant, bars, patio and bocce.   Rotolo Bowling Bocce Eatery is a boutique bowling alley with plenty of fun to go ‘round. A license for indulgence and bowler’s paradise, Rotolo takes a modern spin on the traditional bowling alley, where it features two full-service bars and 68 seat restaurant, 16 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, a... Read More

Riverfront Commons

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.06 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Newport on the Levee (photo: Katie Scheper)

Riverfront Commons

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.06 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Still under development, Riverfront Commons is an 11.5-mile uninterrupted walking, running, and biking trail that will ink Northern Kentucky’s six river cities – Ludlow,... Read more

Still under development, Riverfront Commons is an 11.5-mile uninterrupted walking, running, and biking trail that will ink Northern Kentucky’s six river cities – Ludlow, Covington, Newport, Bellevue, Dayton, and Fort Thomas – to the City of Cincinnati and other local trail systems. This trail is the signature project of Southbank Partners, a community and economic development organization that... Read More

Kentucky Pickens

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.07 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Kentucky Pickens

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.07 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Kentucky Pickens is a one-of-a-kind retail destination at Newport on the Levee featuring antiques, collectibles, hard-to-find items and bargains galore. 

Kentucky Pickens is a one-of-a-kind retail destination at Newport on the Levee featuring antiques, collectibles, hard-to-find items and bargains galore. 

GameWorks

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.07 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

GameWorks

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.07 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

GameWorks is the incredible high-tech entertainment, restaurant and bar experience where guests can eat, drink, party and play. Each GameWorks venue provides all the best... Read more

GameWorks is the incredible high-tech entertainment, restaurant and bar experience where guests can eat, drink, party and play. Each GameWorks venue provides all the best elements of a great night out in one location, including a full-service restaurant with a fantastic menu and casual decor; a cool, high-energy bar serving signature martinis and specialty cocktails; and the most entertaining and... Read More

The Thompson House

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.09 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

The Thompson House

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.09 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Thompson House is a live music venue located in Newport Kentucky. They feature four different stages and four bars. Thompson House has a large variety of bands performing... Read more

Thompson House is a live music venue located in Newport Kentucky. They feature four different stages and four bars. Thompson House has a large variety of bands performing each week. Every Monday they host an Open Mic Night and the first Saturday of every month they host Reggae Nights. Thompson House also offers Haunted Ghost Tours.  

JackRabbit Newport

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.11 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

JackRabbit Newport

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.11 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Bob Roncker's Running Spot offers the largest and widest selection of running shoes in the tri-state area. Consisting of brands like Adidas, Asics, Brooks, Mizuno, New... Read more

Bob Roncker's Running Spot offers the largest and widest selection of running shoes in the tri-state area. Consisting of brands like Adidas, Asics, Brooks, Mizuno, New Balance, Nike, Vibram, and Saucony. Bob Roncker's Running Spot also offers a variety of apparel, accessories, and socks complements the shoes.

Purple People Bridge

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.12 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Purple People Bridge

Purple People Bridge

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.12 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

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 is the longest connector of its kind in the country that links two... Read More

Hofbrauhaus Brewery Tours

South

Approximately 0.17 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Hofbrauhaus Newport (photo: KentuckyTourism.com)

Hofbrauhaus Brewery Tours

South

Approximately 0.17 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Schedule a guided brewery tour to learn how their world famous bier is crafted. The tour gives you a peek behind the scenes with one of the passionate & knowledgeable... Read more

Schedule a guided brewery tour to learn how their world famous bier is crafted. The tour gives you a peek behind the scenes with one of the passionate & knowledgeable Brewmasters and includes a sampling of 5 current biers.

World Peace Bell

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.19 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
World Peace Bell (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

World Peace Bell

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.19 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

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, the bell was originally crafted to be rung on the International Day of... Read More

Newport is Haunted

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.22 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport is Haunted

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.22 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Enjoy a spooky good time exploring the streets of Newport where cloaked guides will lead you by lantern-light and enthrall you with tales of murder, suicide and even... Read more

Enjoy a spooky good time exploring the streets of Newport where cloaked guides will lead you by lantern-light and enthrall you with tales of murder, suicide and even decapitation. Learn the horrifying origin of Bobby Mackey’s wicked haunting and discover the details around several of Newport’s vicious and unsolved crimes. Presented by American Legacy Tours.

Newport Gangster Tour

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.22 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Newport Gangster Tours

Newport Gangster Tour

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.22 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Explore the streets where the mob made their millions, gamblers lost their lives, and ladies of the night earned their reputations. Join our gangster guides for a raucous... Read more

Explore the streets where the mob made their millions, gamblers lost their lives, and ladies of the night earned their reputations. Join our gangster guides for a raucous, high energy presentation inside an old casino to explain the historic significance of Newport, and discover how this little town gave birth to the modern day gaming industry.   Tour duration 90 Minutes – 2 Hours   Tour begins... Read More

Greaves Concert Hall

South

Approximately 0.23 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Greaves Concert Hall

South

Approximately 0.23 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Greaves Concert Hall is located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Opened in 1992, this 637-seat hall offers listeners a warm and intimate setting with superb... Read more

Greaves Concert Hall is located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Opened in 1992, this 637-seat hall offers listeners a warm and intimate setting with superb acoustics and sight lines.

Bourbon Tasting and Distillery Tour

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.23 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
New Riff Distilling

Bourbon Tasting and Distillery Tour

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.23 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati was at one time one of the top bourbon rectifying regions in the United States. Cincy Bourbon Bus aims to celebrate its rich history with... Read more

Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati was at one time one of the top bourbon rectifying regions in the United States. Cincy Bourbon Bus aims to celebrate its rich history with stops at New Riff Distilling for a tour and a tasting, Second Sight Spirits for a tour and tasting and do some relaxing with a flight of bourbon at The Littlefield (one of the best Cincinnati Bourbon Bars) and Bourbon Haus 1841... Read More

BB Riverboats

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.24 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
BB Riverboats(photo: A Imaging)

BB Riverboats

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.24 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Inspired by Cincinnati’s endearing bond to the river, BB Riverboats’ founder, Ben Bernstein, along with close friend and industry pioneer, Betty Blake, sought to provide a... Read more

Inspired by Cincinnati’s endearing bond to the river, BB Riverboats’ founder, Ben Bernstein, along with close friend and industry pioneer, Betty Blake, sought to provide a new opportunity—one centered on adventure, beauty, and discovery. They envisioned a journey where lasting memories would be created by the undeniable romance of the river—and a dining experience whose ever-changing backdrop... Read More

The Southgate House Revival

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.27 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

The Southgate House Revival

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.27 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

The Southgate House Revival is located in The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was built in 1866 just after the Civil War. It is one of the few historic... Read more

The Southgate House Revival is located in The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was built in 1866 just after the Civil War. It is one of the few historic churches that remain in Newport, Ky. There are three rooms in the church that host live music every night: The Sanctuary, The Lounge and The Revival Room. The main room, The Sanctuary, still has an original pipe organ that was made in... Read More

Northern Kentucky Gambling Museum

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.29 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Northern Kentucky Gambling Museum

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.29 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Showcasing the history of gambling in Northern Kentucky with old slot machines, poker chips and photographs to take you back in time. Gift and souvenir shop inside, and... Read more

Showcasing the history of gambling in Northern Kentucky with old slot machines, poker chips and photographs to take you back in time. Gift and souvenir shop inside, and the building is purpoted to be haunted! Paranormal investigations are limited to 10 people, you must be at least 18 years old, and reservations must be made over the phone.

Wanda Kay's Ghost Shop

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.30 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Wanda Kay's Ghost Shop

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.30 miles from from Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Gift shop & souvenirs, sightseeing/haunted tours and investigations, psychic Readings, seminars and ghost hunting equipment for sale or for rent. Wanda Kay has... Read more

Gift shop & souvenirs, sightseeing/haunted tours and investigations, psychic Readings, seminars and ghost hunting equipment for sale or for rent. Wanda Kay has appeared in numerous TV documentaries about the paranormal  and offers sightseeing and haunted tours of several venues in Newport.  Paranormal investigations are limited to 10 people, you must be at least 18 years old, and reservations... Read More

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