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How to spend a weekend in vibrant Cincinnati, OH

From award-winning restaurants and unforgettable museums to Major League Baseball and countless events, Cincy has something for every traveler.

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Get away to Cincinnati for wildly different — yet easily accessible + affordable — experiences.

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Just an hour and a half from Louisville is the Cincy Region — a Midwestern destination where urban vibrancy and Southern charm collide. Here are some of our top recs for where to go + things to do during your next trip to Cincy:

What to do

  • American Sign Museum | This unique museum is dedicated to the art, history, and development of signs throughout American culture.
  • Cincinnati Reds | Cheer on Major League Baseball’s first professional team at the Great American Ball Park.
  • Revival Vintage Bottle Shop | Discover ultra-rare bourbons during a guided tasting at this Covington, KY hot spot.

Where to eat

  • Bouquet | Relax at this urban oasis with craft beer, cocktails, and farm-to-table, seasonally-inspired dishes. (Pro tip: This is a featured stop on The B-Line®, a self-guided bourbon tour.)
  • Cafe Mochiko | This nationally-recognized Asian American eatery is known for its ube-flavored pastries and chili ramen.
  • Mita’s | Dine on an eclectic variety of tapas inspired by traditional and modern foods of Spain + Latin America.

Where to stay

  • The Lytle Park Hotel | Located downtown, this historic hotel is close to the Taft Museum and features luxe amenities like a rooftop with spectacular views.
  • Hotel Covington | This historic hotel sings in style, character, and comfort with vintage touches and modern tailoring.

More can’t-skip spots in Cincy.

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