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Greater Cincinnati Attractions

From her internationally reknown zoo to her world-record rollercoasters, the Queen City offers a diverse collection of premiere attractions and amusements.

Cincinnati Museum Center
1301 Western Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45203
10a.m.-5p.m. daily.
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Cinergy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater, and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library.

It is a nationally recognized educational and research resource and one of the top cultural attractions in the Midwest. More than one million people visit annually, reaching out to almost 200,000 young people through hands-on exhibits and programming. As a center for the entire community, more than 700 events are held in the building each year. Originally built in 1933 as the Union Terminal train station, the building is a national historic landmark and was renovated and re-opened as Cincinnati Museum Center in 1990.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
3400 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45220
9a.m.-5p.m. daily.
Featuring Manatee Springs and Jungle Trails tropical rainforest exhibit. Nation's first, largest Insectarium. Visit Komodo Dragons, White Bengal Tigers, a Cat House, Reptiles, Children's Zoo, and more. Open year round.

Krohn Conservatory
Eden Park
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Rainforest-under-glass. 5000 varieties of exotic tropical, desert and orchid plants. One of country's largest public greenhouses with beautiful seasonal floral shows. Admission is donation.

Newport Aquarium
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
Sixty state-of-the-art exhibits, glass floors, five specially designed underwater tunnels, and winding walkways punctuated by special musical scores and large murals will take you on an up-close encounter with 11,000 of the world's most beautiful, bizarre and dangerous creatures.

Sawyer Point / Bicentennial Commons
Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Over 22 acres along the Ohio River which hold major events and daily activities.

World Peace Bell
403 York St.
Newport, KY 41071
This magnificent bell, 66,000 pounds in weight and 12 feet high by 12 feet wide, is the world’s largest free-swinging bell. Inscribed on it is the following message: "The World Peace Bell is a symbol of freedom and peace, honoring our past, celebrating our present and inspiring our future."

Americana Amusement Park
State Route #4
Middletown, OH, 45042
30 miles north of Cincinnati off I-75, exit 29. Admission includes over 100+ rides, shows, attractions, swimming, and picnic area.

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave.
Cincinnati, OH, 45228
Swim at Sunlite Pool, world's largest recirculating pool. Zoom Flume waterbogan, the Pipline Plunge tube water slide. Enjoy 16 classic kiddie and family rides, mini-golf bumper and pedal boats.

Ohio Renaissance Festival
State Route 73
Harveysburg, OH, 45177
Continuous entertainment, jousting knights, 160+ costumed performers, 130+ craft shops and hearty Renaissance food, fill this 16th Century English Village. Weekends and Labor Day, rain or shine.

Paramount's Kings Island
P.O. Box 901
Kings Island, OH, 45034
Off I-71, located 24 miles north of Cincinnati. Seven themed areas offer dazzling stage shows, topnotch thrill rides, 15-acre "WaterWorks" park. Open selected weekends Spring-Fall. Open Daily Memorial Day thru Labor Day.

The Beach
2590 Waterpark Dr.
Mason, OH, 45040
Located off I-71, exit 25. "OHIO'S LARGEST WATERPARK". 35+ acres of water slides and attractions. Unique meeting place with catered picnics, Wavepool, sandy beaches, expanded kiddie areas. The Pearl, The Cliff, and more.