Cincy Region is where Ohio’s Midwest friendliness and Kentucky’s Southern charm are connected by the historic Roebling Suspension Bridge. It’s where urban art and street food meet green spaces and waterways. With a direct British Airways flight to the region, here are some great reasons to recommend a visit.

Did you know that Newport in Northern Kentucky was the original Sin City…and that Celebrities such as Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin were regular visitors during the gambling boom, not to mention gangster Al Capone?

You might also be surprised to learn the Cincy Region has the biggest Oktoberfest outside of Munich, celebrated today in the exciting Over The Rhine district.

Year-round, visitors can tour National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to learn how escaped slaves were smuggled to “free states” via a secret network of safe houses.

The Cincinnati Art Museum includes works by Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso and there are giant murals from today’s cutting-edge artists throughout Downtown, while designs in neon dazzle at the American Sign Museum.

And finally, the region’s booming bourbon bar and distillery scene earned the Northern Kentucky and Cincy region a spot on Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the Best Places to Go in the USA in 2023.


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