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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Farmers Market
“Findlay Market - operated continuously in the same iron-framed building since 1855 - is not just another historic monument. It is an essential institution to life in 21st century Cincinnati. Linking Uptown with downtown, Findlay Market is a vibrant living landmark at the heart of Cincinnati's future. Historic Findlay Market connects farmers, producers, sellers and customers in a dynamic, diverse public marketplace. Historic Findlay Market is our region’s premier destination for local food and artisan products, a dynamic public gathering place, and a vital community asset. ”
  • 108 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free everyday. Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features a diverse, encyclopedic art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“What is a trip to Cincinnati without visiting the Great American ball park?”
  • 56 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to visit, bring your kids to play in the water fountains; enjoy one of their many festivals or concerts; watch a movie after dark; grab a drink at the concession stand. Public parking available under the park. Plus they have public bathrooms!”
  • 76 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Rhinegeist translates to "Ghost of the Rhine." Over-the-Rhine is known for it's rich German history as it was once inhabited by a majority of German immigrants. This place has a rooftop bar. ~7.8 miles away (22 minutes)”
  • 74 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The main entertainment district in downtown Cincinnati containing the city's best restaurants and night life.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Watch our Cincinnati Bengals take on the NFL during football season! Great place to see an NFL game right in downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Grand, longtime institution for performing arts & home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Building
“This is a beautiful park and it can be full of people walking their dog, going for a walk or run when the weather is nice. There’s a beautiful gazebo that looks out over Mirror Lake. Also there is an amphitheater that will sometimes host concerts. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Feast on chicken, and home cooked sides. Don’t forget the maple bacon as an app. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Park
“Right at the foot of the Reobling Bridge there's a little something for everyone. The Carousel is absolutely beautiful and fun for adults and kids. In the summer be sure to take your swimsuit to run through the fountains, lots of green space along the river for picnics, walks, a playground, misting area and gorgeous views. Close to the Reds stadium, too. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
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“A place full of various entertainment options! Whether a visit to the well-known Newport Aquarium, the AMC movie theater, or one of the numerous restaurants located here, there is something for everyone on the Levee! ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Delicious tiny tacos and refreshing margaritas that will NOT disappoint a craving ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free admission everyday. The CAC provides experiences through exhibitions and performances to engage and interact with the art, artists and ideas of our time. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
History Museum
“Very powerful museum! It is a must see for all of those visiting from out of town - it can be a bit heavy emotionally but also very important.”
  • 32 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Fried Chicken Restaurant
“Feast on chicken, and home cooked sides. Don’t forget the maple bacon as an app. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“A place full of various entertainment options! Whether a visit to the well-known Newport Aquarium, the AMC movie theater, or one of the numerous restaurants located here, there is something for everyone on the Levee! ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Delicious tiny tacos and refreshing margaritas that will NOT disappoint a craving ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Belgium waffles 🧇? Need we say more. This is a must try/eatery. Don’t forget the Bloody Mary!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“Over-the-top hot dogs, cocktails, and a respectable beer list. Classic Cincinnati.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Brewery
“Located right across the street. Housed in a civil war era church building. Great food and atmosphere ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“One of the top dining experiences to be had in Cincinnati! Everything here is top notch. Italian forward cuisine. Wine. Dessert. Atmosphere. This place simply has it all. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“A coffee, latte, cappucino or a light breakfast/lunch. Perfect for an intermission or business meeting.”
  • 28 locals recommend

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