Where To Stay
- Holiday Inn Cincinnati AirportThe Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport is merely 3 miles away from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, and a complimentary shuttle is provided by the hotel for transportation between these locations, as well as to other destinations within 5 miles. The hotel offers other amenities as well, such as 12 meeting rooms.
- DoubleTree Cincinnati AirportThe DoubleTree Cincinnati Airport is a great place to stay with its many amenities, including Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, a business center, a fitness center, and complimentary airport shuttle service. The hotel restaurant, Bistro Danielle, serves classic American cuisine in a casual atmosphere for breakfast lunch and dinner daily.
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About Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is sometimes referred to as the Greater Cincinnati Airport and serves the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area, even though it's located in Hebron, Kentucky, just 13 miles from downtown Cincinnati. CVG - labeled for the nearest major city at the time of its opening, Covington, Kentucky - is the busiest airport in Kentucky. It welcomes 6 million travelers each year, providing nonstop service to more than 65 cities including Paris, France, Toronto, Canada and Cancun, Mexico. In the main terminal, visitors will find all passenger airlines: Air Canada, Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United, US Airways and Vacation Express.
As you exit Cincinnati Airport you might notice a unique facet of CVG: There are several miles of horse riding trails surrounding the airport. Take a complimentary shuttle to your choice of hotels near Cincinnati International Airport, such as Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport. This hotel features transportation to a range of destinations within 5 miles, as well as other amenities including 12 meeting rooms tailored to business travelers. DoubleTree Cincinnati Airport is great place to stay too, with its hotel-wide Wi-Fi access, fitness center and business center. It even has an on-site restaurant, Bistro Danielle, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Welcome to Cincinnati
Called the Queen City, Cincinnati is the third largest city in Ohio, known for its historic architecture, professionals sports and brewing legacy. It the first major American city founded after the American Revolution, so some consider it the first "pure American" city. Due to its location on the southwest border of Ohio and along the banks of the Ohio River, visitors have access to a three-state region: Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Expect four distinct seasons in this Midwest climate; temperatures peak in the 80s in the summertime and fall to the 30s come winter.
How do you get around Cincinnati? You can rent a car and drive across Interstates 71, 74 and 75, which are the major arteries running through downtown. The city is regarded as quite pedestrian-friendly, so don't hesitate to explore attractions on foot. Stroll across John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge or the pedestrian-only Purple People Bridge, two of several bridges that link Northern Kentucky to downtown Cincinnati. The Metro also offers 26 local service routes throughout the city.
Things to Do in Cincinnati
From aquariums to arts centers to architecture tours, there is plenty to do in Cincinnati. Downtown, which was named on Forbes' list of "15 U.S. Cities' Emerging Downtowns" in 2013, boasts restaurants and shopping. Swing by the Cincinnati Art Museum, located in the city's Eden Park cultural district. The neo-classical buildings hosts more than 60,000 objects and an array of European portraits. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center tells the tales of the slaves who found freedom near Cincinnati. Over-the-Rhine, a neighborhood to the north of downtown Cincinnati, is filled with the world's largest collections of Italianate architecture, making it one of the largest historic districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Sports fans flock to watch the city's two major sports teams, the Cincinnati Bengals (football) and Cincinnati Reds (baseball). The city also hosts an important tennis tournament, the Cincinnati Masters. If you're in town during the right time, be sure to check out the large events such as the Flying Pig Marathon, the Macy's Music Festival and the WEBN Labor Day Fireworks/Riverfest. Kids have a blast at Cincinnati Zoo, the second-oldest zoo in the country. Here they'll find more than 500 animal species and upwards of 3,000 varieties of plant life.