Cincinnati Travel Guide

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Plan Your Cincinnati Vacation

A river's width from the South, Cincinnati resembles a southern city in many respects: Its summers are hot and humid, a result of being in a basin along the Ohio River, and its politics lean toward the conservative. This is just the first of several different identities, however. It's a river town, a sports town, a metropolis with architectural landmarks, and—since the opening of the $110 million National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in 2004—a history town. There are also a multitude of museums and one of the best zoos in the country. The rolling bluegrass-covered hills of Kentucky are just over the river, and the rural plains of Indiana and the meadow-marked countryside of Ohio are about a 30-minute drive away. If you want to sample a little bit of everything, consider Cincinnati your buffet.

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Cincinnati Hotels

Downtown Cincinnati has several choice hotels. Many offer weekend packages including tickets to Reds or Bengals games.... read more

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Cincinnati Restaurants

Famous for its chili, Cincinnati has more good restaurants than the most ravenous traveler could sample in one visit,... read more

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Things To Do in Cincinnati

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Cincinnati Experiences

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