City break (বিশেষ্য)): a short vacation in a city, such as during a business trip.
Before the pleasure trip, the city break was a small leisure time that gave you access to the cultural and culinary facilities offered by the big cities. In this TripIt series, we explore some of the best cities in the world for planning a quick trip or extending a work trip.
Here are 7 tips to get the most out of your city in Cincinnati
Where to fly
The Cincinnati metro area is served by Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), located 13 miles south of Cincinnati, in Hebron, Kentucky on the Ohio State border.
Once on the ground, passengers can claim the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) public bus service to go to Cincinnati city center without baggage claims.
Taxi and ride shares are also available from CVG. Alternatively, you can rent a car to get around the city. Rental car lots can be accessed via shuttle. The shuttle runs every 10 minutes; Just caught a luggage claim outside.
Where to stay during your city break
Visitors to Cincinnati are lucky to be able to choose to stay on both banks of the Ohio River. Hotel Covington, for example, is located on the other side of the river from Cincinnati in Covington, KY, attracting business travelers and branch-travelers alike. Right in Cincinnati, travelers can choose from four-star hotels like the 21c Museum Hotel and the Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza.
If you prefer a hotel in the heart of the city of Cincinnati, look no further than the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. Located in the Central Business District, the hotel is only a three-minute walk from Fountain Square and an 11-minute walk from the Great American Ball Park.
Queen in town for business? Planning an event? Westin Cincinnati – located just steps from Fountain Square – offers more than 11,000 square feet of meeting, conference and event space.
How to get closer
Part of the attraction of downtown Cincinnati is its easy walk. Pack comfortable shoes for walking from place to place and plan accordingly.
When walking is not possible, Cincinnati’s metro bus system can get you around. One-way fares for one-way travel start at $ 2.00 Download the Cincy EZ Ride app to see your bus rental, as well as bus maps, schedules and more.
Sticking around town? The Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar covers 3.6 miles in downtown Cincinnati and connects many of the city’s attractions and businesses. Free to ride on the road.
Like to paddle your way around town? Hold a Cincinnati red bike; Day pass 24 10 for unlimited two hour ride within 24 hours.
Alternatively, Lyft and Uber Cincinnati are available for leisurely sightseeing in or out of town.
Pro tip: Use TripIt’s Navigator feature to search for transportation options available to you This will show you the estimated cost and travel time for each option, so you can decide which one works best. You can find the Navigator in the details screen of your plan.
Where to eat
If you only have time for one meal while traveling in Cincinnati, make it in Soto. Offering “all in all, Italian” menu items, Soto is open for dinner seven days a week. Preservation is recommended যেমন as peeking into their impressive wine list.
For more casual meals, choose from The Eagle, Salazar Restaurant & Bar, Jula Restaurant & Wine Bar, Pleasantry, B&A Street Kitchen, Pep & Dolores and Copper & Flame.
The pursuit of wine and cheese? Visit The Rhine to see samples of the best homemade artisan cheese in the neighborhood জোড়া paired perfectly with a glass of vino.
Breakfast in the brain? Make your way to Blue J Restaurant, located in the Northside of Cincinnati, for a traditional breakfast served throughout the day.
Be sure to look across the river. Yonder, a rooftop bar (by the same owners) located just above the Commonwealth Bistro, offers unique bar bites made from locally sourced ingredients and innovative cocktails. In Covington, Libby’s Southern Comfort turns to the Southern Classic. You can contact the restaurant for reservations or seating before the call.
And lastly, whether you stay at Hotel Covington or not, be sure to book your brunch plan at the Coppins restaurant and bar. The elements are hyper-local and aesthetically very instagramable. Win-win.
What to do in your city break
Although many cities claim to be the best beer cities in America, Cincinnati can hardly claim for its long beer history. In the mid-1800s, German entrepreneurs established a profitable distillery industry by establishing the Over-the-Rhine’s Brewery District. Today, in and out of OTR, breweries are the focal point of the city. To sample the best suites in town, choose from breweries like Rhinegist Brewery, Tufts Brewing Company, Urban Artifact Brewing, 13 Bottom Brewery and more.
If you visit Cincinnati during baseball season, be sure to watch a Reds play at the Great American Ball Park. More than a football fan? The Bengals play right down the street at the Paul Brown Stadium. Or, watch another type of football at FC Cincinnati’s new home West End Stadium.
If you are planning a family trip, there are lots of kid-friendly things in Cincinnati. Start your day at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Then, head downtown to explore Washington Park. Catch a rainy or cold day? Visit the Cincinnati Public Library or the Children’s Museum for a few hours of indoor fun.
Adults only? During the day, visit Findlay Market — Cincinnati’s last remaining public market, open since 1852. At night, watch a performance at Cincinnati Music. From Broadway touring and comedy shows to opera and classical music performances, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Note: Be sure to consult and comply with all local guidelines and travel restrictions as you reopen destinations around the world, as these vary greatly and will continue to change. One way to stay on top of changing guidelines is to consult COVID-19 Travel Guide For destination-specific information, the TripIt app features, testing and vaccination requirements, current transmission rates, quarantine rules upon arrival, and other information you need to know before visiting the area.