Looking for something to do in our area? Here’s a short list of some popular places to visit nearby.
For a more complete list of things to do in the area, check out cincinnatiusa.com. There will be a copy of the Cincinnati USA magazine in your room when you arrive, as well.
Please feel free to ask Jennifer or any staff member for events and other local happenings during your stay with us.
Things to Do in Northern Kentucky
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
About a 20 minute drive from our B & B, Big Bone Park and the Cincinnati Museum Center, worked together to create and produce all new exhibits. There are walking trails, picnic area and lots of nature to see at the park. One of their biggest draws are the bison roaming in fields.
Boone County Arboretum
No where else in Northern Ky will you see such a unique arrangement of diverse plants. It is 121 acres, the Boone County Arboretum is also known as Central Park, with an active recreation area. The athletic fields are connected by a 2+ mile winding multi-use trail. The park includes an obscure selection of plants rarely observed by the public eye, and will captivate everyone from the avid plantsman to the average homeowner. A very nice place to take a stroll or bring your camera for many photo opportunities.
Boone County Distilling Co.
Born in 1833. Reclaimed in 2015.
Take a tour of one of the oldest distilleries in Northern Ky. Small craft bourbon and a proud member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Tours are generally on the hour and $8.00 per person.
The Dinsmore Homestead is a historic house museum. The home has been kept in original condition when the family passed it on to the county.Tours are closed in winter months and generally run on the hour on Friday, Saturday and Sundays in the Spring, Summer and Fall.
New Riff Distilling
One of the newest Bourbon Distilleries to join the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. It is family owned, putting a new riff on an old tradition. We recommend reservations for tours through their website to insure a spot.
The Newport Aquarium is home to thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. The Newport Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year and is located only two minutes from Downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.
The Rabbit Hash General Store is in the quaint historic town of Rabbit Hash. Open every day from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM.It sits along the banks of the river, a lovely drive form our B&B and a great place to people watch locals and guests and sip on a cold pop.
Things to do Cincinnati
American Sign Museum
The American Sign Museum is a Top Ten attractions in Cincinnati. It is proud to be the largest public museum dedicated to signs in the United States! Take a step back in time and see the history of sign making from the early 1900’s
BB Riverboats Cincinnati
BB Riverboats Cincinnati gets her nickname, “The Queen City” from a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem where he waxes, “on the banks of the beautiful river”. Take a leisurely day cruise or an evening dinner cruise and see Cincinnati and Northern Ky from the water. Reservations are highly recommended.
Cincinnati Art Museum
Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.
The Cincinnati Bengals are our professional football team. You can find their season schedule on their website below.
Center Cincinnati Museum Center is housed in our historic train station, The Union Terminal. Some offerings include the Cincinnati History Museum, the Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science and the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater. They also have rotating exhibits from around the world. There is something for everyone!
The Cincinnati Reds are our professional baseball team. Their schedule can be found on their website below.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is the second-oldest zoo in the United States. They feature animals from around the world, and a beautiful array of unique flowers and plants as well. You can find special events, hours of operations and fees in the website below.
The Fountain Square District is a restaurant and entertainment hub in Cincinnati. They host many events and festivals throughout the year. Please visit the website below for a list of activities and restaurants.
National Underground Freedom Center
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a museum in downtown Cincinnati, It is based on the history of the Underground Railroad. Please visit their website below for hours of operations and special events.
Over The Rhine
Well-preserved 19th-century buildings in historic Over-the-Rhine.It hosts many breweries, gastropubs, and trendy small shops.
Perfect North Slopes
Perfect North Slopes, is an alpine skiing resort in Southeastern Indiana, only 20 minutes from our B&B. In cold weather they make their own snow, skiing, snow boarding and tubing are available.
Washington Park is at the center of many of OTR’s best restaurants, bars and entertainment. They host many concerts, special events and festivals. Please visit their website for a complete list of things to do.
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