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Top 7 Things to do in Cincinnati

March 22, 2016 Nency Willims 0Comment

Dallas is a popular city and even without a guide or prior information on its attractions, you will find it difficult to get bored. There are five major activities you can indulge into while touring Cincinnati. These include taking tours, attending music concerts, picnicking at amusement parks, attending festivals and spectating sports teams. Below are some highlights you won’t like to miss out on.

Coney Island

This amusement park has been in operation for more than 120 years. It is on the Ohio River and offers such activities like riding and Sunlite Pool. You would probably like to note that Coney Island’s Sunlite Pool is the world’s largest pool measuring 200’ by 401’.

Appalachian Festival

The Appalachian Festival draws more than 50,000 people every month in an event which is hosted at Coney Island at the shores of Ohio River. Its highlights include dozens of entertainers who perform on three stages, crafters and cultural educational programs.

Cincinnati Music Hall

Cincinnati’s music hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Ballet and Opera. It was built in 1878 and is currently managed and preserved by the Society for the Preservation of Music Hall.

Esquire Theatre

In this movie theatre, you get to watch foreign films alongside popular titles. Twice a month, it hosts showings of Rocky Horror Picture Show. A peculiar thing which makes it worth visiting is its proximity to restaurants, coffee shops and specialty stores.

Spectating at Sports Teams

In the past, the Cincinnati Bengals did not perform so well and were often the subjects of a popular NFL joke. They recently had a turnaround and are currently receiving heavy spectatorship from fans around the Nation. If you happen to like them and are making a trip to Cincinnati, purchase a ticket and watch one of their games live. They currently play at the Paul Brown Stadium. Other professional teams you might want to spectate at include Xavier Musketeers, Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bearcats and ECHL Hockey Cincinnati Cyclones.


It is agreeable that Cincinnati has quite a collection of old buildings even though they are not as many which subscribe to 19th century architecture as there are in other cities. On a tour around the city, you will encounter different styles of buildings, scenery and not to forget shopping so be sure to fill your pockets before getting out of your hotel room. Popular tours include:-

  • Architreks
  • Queen City Underground Tours
  • Cincinnati heyday walking tour
  • Cincinnati Brewery District Lager Tours
  • Stratus Helicopters
Nency Willims

Nency Willims

Nency Willims is a writer whose words are fueled by the inspiration she gains from her surroundings. She also loves cooking, dancing and most of all traveling. She is a regular contributor to many acclaimed travel magazines and blogs. When she is not writing or traveling, you can often find her meddling with her guitar.
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