The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is constantly ranked as one of the top zoos in the country. The Zoo’s 75 acres house 510 animal species and 3,000 plant varieties.
The Cincinnati Museum Center includes the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of History & Science, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the edge of Appalachia, Omnimax Theater and a variety of special exhibits and events.
Visit The Newport on the Levee! Located minutes from downtown Cincinnati. The Levee features shops (like Barnes & Nobel, and Pendleton Art Gallery), many restaurants (Mitchell’s Fish Market Brio Tuscan Grille and Claggagh Irish Pub-to name a few), Funny Bone Comedy Club, GameWorks, and fun bars (including Bar Louie and Jeff Ruby’s Tropicana).
(Located at Newport on the Levee) Newport Aquarium showcases over 7,000 aquatic creatures from around the world in a million gallons of water. Named the No. 1 aquarium in the Midwest in the Zagat Survey’s U.S. Family Travel Guide in 2004.
For more than 65 years, the Contemporary Arts Center has been a forum for progressive art and ideas serving Cincinnati and the region. Located in the heart of downtown-you shouldn’t miss this museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art!
While in town, why not catch a Cincinnati Reds Baseball, Cincinnati Bengals Football or a Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey game?
Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more that 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years.
Also located in Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory is a nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from all over the world. The palm, tropical, desert and orchid houses exhibit permanent displays of exotic plants in natural settings, complete with a 20-foot rainforest waterfall.
The Taft Museum of Art is known as one of the finest small art museums in America. A National Historic Landmark built in about 1820; the Taft is home to an extensive art collection that includes European and American master paintings; Chinese porcelains; and European decorative arts.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to freedom. It brings to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history, including today. Made up of three buildings that symbolize the cornerstones of freedom - courage, cooperation, and perseverance - the Freedom Center's curving architecture reflects the winding river and the often-changing path to freedom.
All Aboard! Gather the crew. Bring your mates. BB Riverboats is now boarding for a one-of-a-kind adventure. Join us for a breathtaking cruise on the beautiful Ohio River. Regular cruising schedule runs Memorial Day to Labor Day. During our off-season, limited cruises are offered. Please check online reservations for available dates and times.
The Aronoff Center for the Arts is Downtown Cincinnati's premier spot to see dance, theater and Broadway shows in the midst of an active neighborhood with plenty of opportunities for pre and post-theater entertainment.
Findlay Market, built in 1852, is Ohio’s oldest continuously operated public market. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the market is home to several dozen, year round, specialty food merchants and a seasonal weekend farmers market.
A trip to the Queen City would not be complete without Graeter’s Ice Cream! Since 1870, Graeter’s has been a tradition in Cincinnati-one taste and you’ll know why!
You’ve heard about Cincinnati Chili, now try it! Skyline Chili has been a Cincinnati favorite since 1949. With locations scattered all over the city, you have no excuse but to stop and grab a cheese coney!