Cincinnati Things to Do

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  • 1. Fountain Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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. Eden Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 3. Roebling Suspension Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. Cincinnati Museum Center and Union Terminal

    As we were biking in downtown, a local mentioned that if we were interested in art deco architecture that we had to go see the Union Terminal building. Although his directions were a bit off, his...

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  • 7. Mount Adams

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 8. Carew Tower

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 9. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. Findlay Market

    4 out of 5 stars

    As we were riding our bikes downtown, we stopped near Washington Park and then realizing that we were in the Over the Rhine neighborhood that we were going to visit later in the morning, we decided to...

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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. 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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  • 14. Great American Ball Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 15. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 16. Cincinnati Art Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. Krohn Conservatory

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 19. Taft National Historic Center

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. Music Hall

    Located in historic Over-the-Rhine section of Cincinnati, you'll find the grand, beautiful edifice, Music Hall, home to the illustrious Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet & Cincinnati...

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  • 23. Glendale Gaslight District

    Charming historic area which fortunately does not suffer from any of the pretensions of the Indian-Hill-wannabes in Madeira or the Yuppie undertones of Hyde Park, inundated with a plethora of stately...

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  • 24. Playhouse in the Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Playhouse In the Park opened in 1959 as one of the first regional theatres in America, and today many people consider it to be one of the best. The Playhouse presents a broad range of shows with...

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  • 25. 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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