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10 Attractions of Cincinnati you can't miss!

Whether it's catching a major league baseball game and petting a live shark with the family, or reconnecting with a romantic weekend of art museums and theater, there's always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made at Cincinnati attractions. Cincinnati is one of only 13 U.S. cities with professional companies in all five arts: ballet, opera, fine art museums, symphony and theater – makes the region a vibrant area for arts, culture and history!
Here is the list that will allure you to visit the University town Cincinnati!

University of Cincinnati!

The New York Times has called the university "one of the most architecturally dynamic campuses in America today." It's not surprising, perhaps, given its renowned College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). The university is in the uptown area in the rolling hills above Downtown, adjacent to the neighborhoods of Corryville, Clifton Heights, Clifton, and Avondale.

Fountain Square

Fountain Square attracts over 2 million people annually to its special events, free concerts, tailgates, and lunchtime contests. It’s a place to meet friends for morning coffee, or gather for lunch. It’s a place to bring your children, learn about Cincinnati history, and splash through the water feature. It’s a place to begin, or end, your evening downtown.

Cincinnati Reds

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River, Great American Ball Park is the home of the Cincinnati Reds and is praised for innovative features, breathtaking views and affordable seating options. Great American Ball Park also celebrates the team’s rich history with the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum and award-winning Team Shop plus get an up close look at things on the Scotts Ballpark Tour.

CoCo Key Water Resort

Wouldn't it be great to be able to get away to Key West any time you want without having to leave Ohio? You can, at CoCo Key Water Resort! Inspired by historic Key West, CoCo Key combines the relaxation and enchantment of the Keys with the wild excitement of a 50,000-square-foot indoor waterpark. Enjoy video entertainment in a whole new way at the Dip-in Theater, exciting water basketball at Coral Reef Cavern, the Coconut Grove Adventure River and lots more!

Mount Airy Forest and Arboretum

Come for a picnic at one of 23 picnic areas within the park, complete with tables, charcoal grills, and swing sets!
The 30 acre Mt. Airy Arboretum is a magnificent collection of trees, shrubs and flowers, displayed alongside the beauty of nature. The Arboretum serves students, gardeners and homeowners as a testing and observation area for plant growth, habit and hardiness of plants in the Cincinnati area.

BB Riverboats

Hop aboard the Belle of Cincinnati or River Queen for a lunch, dinner, or sightseeing cruise on the Ohio River around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. BB Riverboats occasionally offers out-of-town cruises to places like Louisville or Rising Sun, Indiana. They offer lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises plus themed and specialty cruises so it's great for a family adventure or a romantic evening for two!

Aronoff Center for the Arts

The Aronoff Center for the Arts is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the state-of-the-art facility opened in October 1995. The Center consists of three stunning performance spaces: Procter & Gamble Hall, Jarson-Kaplan Theater and Fifth Third Bank Theater. In addition, the Aronoff Center also houses meeting and reception rooms, space for rehearsals, and the Alice F. & Harris K. Weston Art Gallery!

Sky Zone Springdale

Features a seemingly endless sea of trampolines, all connected to form one massive trampoline surface that is enclosed with angled trampolines that allow you to literally bounce off the walls.
Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Sky Zone gives you one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun! They offer open jump, a SkySlam court, SkyRobics fitness classes, Ultimate Dodgeball (when available) and the Foam Zone.

Findlay Market

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of an old-fashioned public market in Cincinnati's historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood that has been in operation since 1855. Findlay Market offers a diversity of delicious fresh foods, handmade goods, entertainment and more. Open Tuesday through Sunday, Findlay Market is open year-around with three dozen indoor merchants selling meat, fish, poultry, produce, flowers, cheese, deli, and ethnic foods plus plenty of dining options.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Famous for its white Bengal tigers, the Cincinnati Zoo was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the “Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids.” Over one million people visit the Zoo’s award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3000 plant species annually.