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10 Things to See and Do in Cincinnati

As the 3rd largest city in the state (28th in America by population), Cincinnati is located on the border between Ohio and Kentucky. Nicknamed The Queen City for its “order, enterprise, public spirit, and liberality”, Cincinnati boasts over 225 years of history. Many of the city’s exciting events are focused around a German and Irish cultural background; a great combination for those looking to have a good time. Ranked as one of the Top 10 Great Cities for Young People in 2012, there is more than plenty to see and do including a plethora of festivals, sporting events and historical sites making Cincinnati the type of city that has visitors planning their next trip back as soon as they leave.

10. Carew Tower

Accompanied by a shopping mall and hotel, Carew Tower is the premium method to view all that Cincinnati has to offer. After an elevator ride to the top floor, a smaller, original-to-the-building elevator takes guests the final 4 levels. A short flight of steps to the rooftop reveals a stunning birds-eye view. From the top, downtown Cincy, Northern Kentucky, Mount Adams, and the 7 hills that make up all of the historical neighborhoods of the city can be viewed (among many more sites). At only $2 admission, there’s no excuse to not to make a trip up for the view of a lifetime.

Carew Tower

9. Cincinnati Music Hall

The picture of class, the Cincinnati Music Hall is perhaps the most picturesque and awe-inspiring venue available. While offering events such as musicals, orchestras, and comedy sets the hall provides a backdrop usually reserved for royalty. Open for more than 130 years, the venue includes a constant array of events using its art gallery, the Springer Auditorium, Music Hall Ballroom, and Corbett Tower (usually reserved for corporate events or receptions). No matter where the focal point upon visiting, the Cincinnati Music Hall will have all visitors leaving inspired.

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