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Things to do in Cincinnati

 

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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Ranked #1 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cemeteries
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Ranked #2 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Built in 1878 and renovated throughout the decades, this concert and art venue includes the Springer Auditorium, Music Hall... more » Owner description: Built in 1878 and renovated throughout the decades, this concert and art venue includes the Springer Auditorium, Music Hall Ballroom, Corbett Tower and the Society for the Preservation of Music Hall. « less
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Ranked #3 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Performances
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Ranked #4 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Gardens; Zoos
Owner description: This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species... more » Owner description: This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit. « less
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Ranked #5 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: This new home for the Cincinnati Reds, the oldest major league baseball team in the U.S., balances its spiffy new look with... more » Owner description: This new home for the Cincinnati Reds, the oldest major league baseball team in the U.S., balances its spiffy new look with nostalgic tributes to the team's history including reminders of Crosley Field, where it all began. « less
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Ranked #6 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Art Museums; Ballets
Owner description: One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden... more » Owner description: One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden Park hill, is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery. « less
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Ranked #7 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Specialty Museums

The Cincinnati Reds have a storied history as being the first professional club, hosting the first night game, and dominating the 1970s as the "Big Red Machine".  The Cincinnati... more »

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Ranked #8 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Museums
Owner description: We are home to a visual history of American Signage from 1870 through 1970. Hand carved wooden signs, gold leaf, electric... more » Owner description: We are home to a visual history of American Signage from 1870 through 1970. Hand carved wooden signs, gold leaf, electric light bulbs, and neon all grace our walls and tell amazing stories, especially when told by our founder and avid collector Tod. Take a trip down memory lane and visit us in the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati! « less
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Ranked #9 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Children's Museums; Science Museums
Owner description: For a four-in-one educational experience, you can't beat this complex of three museums and Oan MNIMAX Theater housed in a... more » Owner description: For a four-in-one educational experience, you can't beat this complex of three museums and Oan MNIMAX Theater housed in a beautifully restored Art Deco train station. Cincinnati Museum Center houses the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theatre, the Cincinnati History Library and Archives and special exhibition space. Don't miss the final stop of the award-winning exhibition "Diana, A Celebration" at Cincinnati Museum Center from Feb. 14-Aug. 17, 2014! « less
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Ranked #10 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Parks
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Ranked #11 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Religious Sites
A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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Ranked #12 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #13 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Parks
Beautiful scenic park in downtown Cincinati.
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Ranked #14 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Gardens; Parks
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Ranked #15 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Full Throttle Indoor Karting is Cincinnati's premier indoor karting facility, featuring go karts that reach speeds up to... more » Owner description: Full Throttle Indoor Karting is Cincinnati's premier indoor karting facility, featuring go karts that reach speeds up to 40mph on our 14-corner all-season indoor track! Must be a minimum of 8-years-old and 48" tall to drive. Experience the thrills and excitement of competitive racing, open to the public 7 days a week! « less
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Ranked #16 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #17 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Housed in a 175-year-old Federal building, this private art collection - one of the world's best - includes art from around... more » Owner description: Housed in a 175-year-old Federal building, this private art collection - one of the world's best - includes art from around the world, from 13th-century European sculpture to ancient Chinese porcelains to 17th-century European painting. « less
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Ranked #18 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to... more » Owner description: Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, 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. « less
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Ranked #19 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Performances
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Ranked #20 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Architectural Buildings

This is an often overlooked gem in downtown Cincinnati.  Located between 4th and 5th Streets, the tower offers a parking garage that is accessible from Race Street.  There is a... more »

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Ranked #21 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
A small hill east of downtown Cincinnati that gives visitors a sweeping view of the city.
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Ranked #22 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #23 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #24 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Ferries/ Boats
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Ranked #25 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Water Parks
This park features the world's largest recirculating swimming pool, along with water slides.
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Ranked #26 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
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Ranked #27 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Water Parks; Farms; Playgrounds; Bodies of Water; Parks
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Ranked #28 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Trails
This trail stretches 4 miles, from Cincinnati into Kentucky, and offers a spectacular view of the Cincinnati skyline.
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Ranked #29 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Category: Historic Sites
Birthplace of America's 27th president, now a museum containing momentos of Taft's personal life and political career.
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Ranked #30 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati

Every other Saturday night, you can participate in The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Esquire Theatre on Ludlow Avenue (near University of Cincinnati).  Dates, times and... more »

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