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Attractions in Cincinnati, Ohio

American Sign Museum - Come take a walk down memory lane and experience the only public sign museum in America. Be mesmerized by the spinning Sputnik-like signs from bygone eras. See hand-lettered show cards from the Las Vegas days of Frank Sinatra and Charo, ornate gilded signs created on glass, chasing light bulbs, ‘changeable’ neon that runs on radio waves, and more.

Cincinnati Fire Museum - 200 years of Cincinnati history and the development of professional firefighting. Interactive fun and learning about fire prevention in a restored firehouse.

Cincinnati Museum Center - This is an amazing Museum with so many things to see including an OMNIMAX Theater that is one of the most successful of its kind in the United States. Here is housed The Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Richard & Lucile Durrell Edge of Appalachia Preserve and so much more.

Cincinnati Zoo-Botanical Gardens - Discover the world’s winged wonders, embrace the scaly side of nature, examine up close the little critters that run the world, marvel at creatures covered with fur, and leave dry land behind as you wander into the realm of wet! More than 20 exciting exhibits await you at the Zoo.

CoCo Key Water Resort - Every day is a bright, sunny 84 degrees at CoCo Key, featuring a selection of signature attractions including: an interactive adventure with slides for younger children, zero depth entry area, water cannons, and a huge bucket that dumps hundreds of gallons of water every few minutes.

Coney Island Amusement Park - An exciting, thrilling, amusement park with rides and activities for the whole family. Have a splashing good time at the waterpark, or play a game of mini golf. There is so much to do- kids will love it and parents will too!

Contemporary Arts Center - Introducing audiences to contemporary art, a unique part of this Arts center is the UnMuseum, which reaches far beyond gallery guides and learning stations by commissioning first-rate artists to create works of art especially for young audiences.

Duke Energy Children's Museum - The museum’s exhibits allow kids to climb, crawl, explore and learn about themselves and the world around them. Discover hands-on fun for kids of all ages in our eight educational and dramatic exhibit areas, including two especially designed for preschool age children and younger.

EnterTrainment Junction - Billed as the "the world's only Railroad Themed Family Entertainment Center," EnterTrainment Junction offers the largest interactive indoor G-scale layout known, with more than two miles of track and 90 trains, depicting every era of American railroading.

Heritage Village Museum - Through entertaining, educational, nostalgic tours, led by costumed interpreters, guests experience 19th century life! Village interpreters demonstrate many of the historic tasks and crafts of the 19th century such as spinning, weaving, candle-dipping, soap making, hearth cooking, carpentry work, herb lore, gardening, printing, trade and bartering, and communication.

Kings Island - Kings Island is one of the most thrilling theme parks around! With an assortment of high-thrill rides, the world's longest wooden roller coaster, and Planet Snoopy for the kids. Attached is Boomerang Bay Waterpark.

Museum of Natural History & Science - Walk through a glacier and step back 19,000 years into the Ice Age of the Ohio Valley. Explore a re-created Kentucky limestone cave, complete with underground waterfalls, streams, fossils and a live bat colony. Interactive exhibits of the human body, a natural trading post, and migration and extinction complement live demonstrations from gardening to collecting and cleaning fossils to teach how all facets of the natural world interact.

Newport Aquarium - We showcase thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. You will be amazed at all there is to see and do, including fun and interactive activities, like touching a shark and meeting penguins.

Newport on the Levee - Located just across the river from Cincinnati's dramatic skyline view, the Levee features a year-round schedule of festivals, special events, live bands and a great selection of restaurant offerings such as Brio Tuscan Grille, which offers beautiful patio dining and convenient access to valet parking.

Ozone Zipline Adventures - From 500 million year old fossils to 2000 year old Native American earthworks, to current issues of water conservation and habitat loss, the Ozone Zipline Adventures canopy tour will delight riders with its unique vantage point to view millions of years of history while providing thrilling experiences riders won't soon forget.

Taft Museum of Art - The Taft Museum of Art is one of the finest small art museums in America. It includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts. See major works by Rembrandt, Hals, Goya, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Turner, Ingres, Whistler, and Sargent, as well as the greatest Gothic sculpture in America.

The Beach Waterpark - With 49 of the most thrilling water rides and exciting attractions anywhere, including the Kahuna Beach and Volcanic Panic, the entire family can plunge into all the fun of summer at The Beach Waterpark.

The National Underground Freedom Center - The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to freedom. It brings to life the importance of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history, including today.

Wake Nation Cincinnati - Wake Nation Cincinnati is the first and only cable wake park in the area. Our park allows both beginners and experienced riders the ability to wakeboard, water ski, kneeboard, and/or wake skate on our 10-acre lake WITHOUT a boat!