Must-Do Activities When You Stay at A Family Bed and Breakfast in Burlington
There’s nothing better than the relaxing small-town feel of Burlington in Northern Kentucky. Just minutes from Cincinnati, it’s hard to believe that you’re so close to a major metropolitan center. Folks who visit Cincinnati and the nearby areas will find the perfect place to stay at Willis Graves family bed and breakfast in Burlington.
Conveniently located, there’s a lot to do whether you keep local or head closer to the big city. Here are five must-do activities when you stay at our family bed and breakfast in Burlington.
Top 5 Things to do in Burlington
There are plenty of things to do in Burlington as well as across the river in Cincinnati. When traveling with family, the activities need to be friendly for all ages. Thankfully, the things to do in Burlington and Cincinnati are diverse, ensuring that everyone finds something to love.
1: Visit the Cincinnati Zoo
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is one of the best things to do in Burlington and Cincinnati. Great for all ages, you’ll find more than 500 species of wildlife to explore. An educational and wondrous journey that takes you through all corners of the animal kingdom, admission is affordable and the zoo is one of the highest-rated in the nation.
From Jungle Trails to the Rhino Reserve, and the Gorilla Islands and Komodo Dragons, there are vast habitats with healthy animals where adults and kids can learn about conservation and biology in a safe environment.
The Cincinnati Zoo is just a short drive from one of the best places to stay in Burlington.
2: Explore the Creation Museum
The Creation Museum explores Biblical and Natural History in a world’s-first venue that is yet to be matched. Enjoy a laid-back day where history comes to life. There are more than 140 state-of-the-art exhibits including prehistoric fossil recreations, a Garden of Eden exhibit, and a historical exhibit detailing the Great Flood. Kids under 10 get free entry throughout 2023, making this an excellent choice for families looking for unique adventures on a budget.
The Creation Museum is one of the most popular things to do in Burlington, and it’s just a short ten-minute drive from Willis Graves family bed and breakfast in Burlington.
3: Spend a Day at England Idlewild Park
England Idlewild Park is a vast parkland featuring walking trails, sports fields, mountain bike trails, picnic grounds, and a Pro-Tour Disc Golf course.
The park is one of the top things to do in Burlington, and for many people, it’s relaxing to simply explore the grounds and get lost for a few hours on the extensive trails. Take a day to slow down the pace, take some packed treats from the best bed and breakfast in Burlington, and enjoy scenic nature at its finest.
4: Visit the Newport Aquarium
The Newport Aquarium is just minutes from Burlington. When you stay at our family bed and breakfast in Burlington, it’s worth spending a day exploring the tunnels that make it feel like you’re walking at the bottom of the sea. Based on the waterfront overlooking Cincinnati, the aquarium is home to sharks, penguins, and a vast variety of sea life.
5: Dine Locally
Our family bed and breakfast in Burlington is close to some of the best dining spots in Northern Kentucky.
Try Washington Square Café when you want some fantastic service from a real American hometown restaurant. The chicken and waffles are fantastic or try the grilled Goetta burgers for a local twist on an American classic.
When traveling with family, Dreamy Whip is the perfect spot to visit for a treat after a meal. This boutique ice cream parlor has a selection of gourmet ice cream and has recently reopened with a new menu. Enjoy special varieties like cake batter ice cream or some fruity cherry dole.
If you’re looking for great local dining spots, you can talk to our attentive staff at our family bed and breakfast in Burlington. As locals, we know all the best places to eat and enjoy time out with your family and would be happy to offer personal recommendations.
Finding Places to Stay in Burlington
There are plenty of places to stay in Burlington and the nearby areas. Willis Graves Bed and Breakfast is one of the best places to stay in Burlington whether you’re traveling alone or with family. We offer a range of luxurious suites including a Log Cabin that would be perfect for your traveling family. If you’re looking for places to stay in Burlington that are convenient to all the local activities, Willis Graves Bed and Breakfast is one of the best.
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Choose the Best bed and Breakfast in Burlington
Willis Graves has been voted the best bed and breakfast in Burlington and has won the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Award for three years running. We’re the best bed and breakfast in Burlington because we offer a unique experience in a historical lodging. Enjoy personal service at the best bed and breakfast in Burlington, with suites that are suited to the whole family. If you are booking a trip with a large family group, we can offer special bookings of our suites.
Choose the best bed and breakfast in Burlington and see all there is to do in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. Book your stay at our family bed and breakfast in Burlington today.