Cincinnati Things to Do

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  • 1. Fountain Square

    The greatest gathering point in downtown Cincinnati would have to be Fountain Square, a multi-level open space with a central fountain featuring classical figurines in bronze. The square is surrounded...

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  • 2. Purple People Bridge

    The Purple People Bridge connects downtown Cincinnati with the shopping area of Covington Kentucky. The development is called Newport on the Levee, and it is basically a huge shopping mall very much...

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  • 3. Newport Aquarium

    Since opening the Newport Aquarium has hosted millions of visitors, resulting in a tremendous annual economic impact on the Greater Cincinnati area. . Art That Surrounds You His precision with a...

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  • 4. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

    The landscape is really nice, they have beautiful plants every where. It could be nicer and look less like caged animals everywhere, maybe they are dependent on donations and don't have much money to...

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  • 5. Roebling Suspension Bridge

    John A. Roebling suspension bridge that spans the Ohio River between Covington and Cincinnati was the world's longest suspension bridge when it was opened in 1866, and since architect Roebling himself...

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  • 6. Eden Park

    Eden Park, containing over 186 acres, is one of the loveliest, most peaceful parks in Cincinnati and is located just around the corner from Mt. Adams and is the setting for: Cincinnati Art Museum...

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  • 7. Cincinnati Museum Center and Union Terminal

    There are several different museums in one spot. Three of them are there all the time, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati History Museum, and Museum of Natural History & Science. I went...

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  • 8. Mount Adams

    Mount Adams is a sleek, trendy neighborhood in older Cincinnati which features hip and funky bars, wine bars, cafes and restaurants. When celebrities come to visit Cincinnati they come here. The...

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  • 9. Carew Tower

    We went to this tower to get a view of the skyline from the 48th floor. The lift from the first level only goes upto the 45th floor. It goes so fast that the monitor can't quite keep pace in it's...

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  • 10. Great American Ball Park

    On Monday September 3rd I took my son to see the New York Mets (his favorite team) Play the Cincinnati Reds. We went to the Great American Ball Park. This is a really nice Stadium. Easy access, close...

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  • 11. Serpentine Wall

    Serpentine Wall is a curvy stepped wall rising up from the Ohio River on the Cincinnati side located near the Public Landing Dock (you might even see an old-fashioned riverboat or 2). This is a very...

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  • 12. Kings Island

    I loved coming here as a kid; haven't been here since 1999! I need to make some time to return... It's a typical amusement park. Great rides for adults (Beast, Face-Off) and rides for kids too. It is...

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  • 13. Museum of Natural History and Science

    This is another great museum, with too many excellent features to include here (with only five photos, I cannot show them all). It's definitely worth your time and money. Here are a fine collection...

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  • 14. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

    National Underground Railroad Freedom Center This project was long overdue in highlighting Cincinnati's place in the Underground Railroad history. After spending millions in tax money on not one, but...

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  • 15. Clifton Gaslight District

    I love the Clifton Gaslight District - it's funky, it's cool, it's eclectic, it's got a groovy downbeat feel, it's full of the hip, diverse student population, plus the stores in the area cater to...

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  • 16. Taft National Historic Center

    Every president (save for more modern ones) has their national historic site. Taft's happens to be at his boyhood home in the Mount Auburn section of Cincinnati, just to the north, and high above,...

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  • 17. Cincinnati Art Museum

    The Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the oldest art museums in the United States. Founded in 1881, it was the first purpose-built art museum west of the Alleghenies. Its collection of over 60,000 works...

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  • 18. Findlay Market

    I live in the Philadelphia area, so I am accustomed to the historic Reading Terminal Market there. The Findlay Market is a lot like the Terminal Market on a smaller (and pleasantly CLEANER) scale....

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  • 19. Sawyer Point - Waterfront

    At Cincinnati's Sawyer Point Park, you can rent a variety of unique cycles from Wheel Fun Rentals. The company offers everything from basic beach cruiser bikes to unique three and four wheeled cycles...

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  • 20. National Steamboat Monument

    Showboat Majestic is America's last surviving and original intact showboat. The 140-foot vessel was first launched in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1923, and is now owned and operated by the Cincinnati...

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  • 21. Krohn Conservatory

    3,500 species of plants from around the world call this greenhouse home! Inside you will find a palm house, tropical rainforest (complete with a 20 ft. waterfall), a desert, orchid house, and bonsai...

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  • 22. Yeatman's Cove Waterfront Park

    This large shallow wading pool is a unique place to cool off on a warm summer day. Parents watch their children from rows of concrete stairs which line the overflowing basin, only six inches deep. On...

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  • 23. Bicentennial Commons

    Sawyer Point, a popular spot on the Riverfront of the Ohio, hosts the annual "Party in the Park" series on Wednesday evenings from April 23rd this year through August 20th. You'll see many popular...

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  • 24. Proctor & Gamble Headquarters

    Please, if it is one of the area's largest employers, can't you give P&G respect by spelling the name right? It's PROCTER and Gamble (if you're a native, you make that mistake only once). It's...

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  • 25. Taste of Cincinnati

    Taste of Cincinnati is much like the other taste-fests throughout the country; they feature live bands and admission is free but there are food booths from various great restaurants throughout the...

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