Things to Do in Cincinnati

By  Published Sep 13th, 2016

Despite its relatively small size, Cincinnati is a city that is full of culture and things to explore. There are parks, museums, and more for the whole family to enjoy. Check out the list below for some of the city's most engaging attractions and points of interest!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

If you have kids, this is the number one attraction you should take them to. Here you will be able to see gorillas, rhinos, hippos, lions, giraffes, meerkats, monkeys, elephants, manatees, birds, reptiles, and much more! The zoo also offers interactive animal chats, shows, and experiences throughout the day including giraffe and camel feedings and goat encounters. Don't forget to take note of the beautiful botanical exhibits throughout the zoo including a butterfly garden and an exhibit of endangered plant species.

Great American Ball Park

Cheer on the Reds at a game or take a tour of this MLB stadium. The Great American Ball Park is the perfect place for a date or a family outing. Before the game, check out the Hall of Fame & Museum, which tells the history of the Reds through interactive and traditional exhibits. And don't forget the food! Dig in to a rack of ribs, smoked turkey leg, pizza, or the fan favorite Skyline Chili Coney hot dog.

Smale Riverfront Park

Enjoy some quiet time in nature in the heart of downtown at this park. Take a relaxing stroll overlooking the river or splash in the fountains on a hot day. With swings, a giant chess board, and a giant foot piano, this is a great destination for the young and young at heart.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Take in some of the world's finest art pieces at this museum. Whether you love ancient pottery, 18th century painting, or contemporary sculpture, this place has something that will take your breath away. There are always tours and events happening for all ages and admission is free, so you can't go wrong no matter when you decide to visit!