Top 10 Attractions not to be missed in Cincinnati

Top 10 Attractions not to be missed in Cincinnati

The Queen city Cincinnati located along the Ohio River in southwest Ohio offers a huge variety of fabulous tourist attractions. Cincinnati is one of the famous tourist destinations in the USA. Plan your vacation to Cincinnati with this list of attractions. Besides sightseeing, it offers a number of things to do, from sporting events to the annual Tall Stacks Festival. Below are some of the attractions that you should not miss when you visit Cincinnati.

  1. Cincinnati Art Museum – This museum is dedicated to modern and contemporary art. You can explore more than 60,000 objects, spanning 6000 years of world art. Here you will find a painting collection that includes the great works of old European masters like Titian, Halls, Rubens, Cole, Harnett and Wood.
  2. Fountain Square – A signature Spot of Cincinnati, this Fountain square with its sculpture explains the sustaining uses of water. It is the best known and loved symbol of Cincinnati. You can stand gazing at it without turning your eyes for minutes on end.Things to do in Cincinnati
  3. Eden Park – Eden Park is a lovely and peaceful park in Cincinnati. It has a mirror lake that allows children to play and stroll around the fountain. It is an ideal place for hiking, biking and rock climbing.
  4. Cincinnati ZOO and Botanical Gardens – It is one of the oldest zoos in the country. You will find more than 500 animals and 3000 plant species here. You can see everything from Komodo Dragons to Indian Elephants, to giant walking stick insects.
  5. King’s Island Theme Park – Located in the northeastern portion of Cincinnati King’s Island is one of the Midwest’s largest Theme and water parks. Take a spin on the thrill rides and roller coasters for a slice of adventure.  There are also many live shows to entertain you.
  6. Serpentine Wall – This favorable landmark is a massive countered wall of steps.  These steps act as informal bleachers for riverfront events enjoyed by locals and tourists. You can revel at the speed boat races held at the river fronts and take in the general atmosphere.
  7. Carew Tower – Carew Tower is one of the most famous landmarks of Cincinnati. On the 49th floor of the Carew tower you can enjoy one of the city’s most spectacular views. It is one of the most inexpensive must not miss spots.
  8. Newport Aquarium – You can walk through the tunnels of glass to watch sharks swimming overhead and around. You can find penguins, jellyfish, alligators and octopus. Explore the underwater amazement’s that nature has to offer without getting wet.
  9. Purple People Bridge – This bridge connects Cincinnati and Kentucky. You can skate or walk along the bridge and reach the shopping area of Kentucky.  It is the best place for good wine and fine dining. Or visit the numerous shopping areas for your souvenirs.
  10. Yeatman’s Cove Waterfront Park –Ideal for cooling off the water park is a splashing place for your family and kids. You can find spurting jets of water and high water fall cascades that dip you into joy.
  11. Sweet Stroll food Tour – There are lots of food tours in Cincinnati, but this one is my favorite. It’s in the morning before it gets to hot and you get to try lots of delicious sweets.

Looking for more, check out our guide to to Cincinnati with more things to do, places to eat, bars worth visiting, and more.

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By | 2019-01-30T10:07:57-07:00 May 31st, 2012|Cincinnati, Ohio|0 Comments

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