Explore the top things to do near Cincinnati

Situated along the Ohio River in Covington, Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront offers picturesque skyline views from our hotel rooms and easy access to world-class entertainment destinations. Head to Heritage Bank Center and the BB&T Arena for concerts, catch a Reds game at the Great American Ball Park, or cheer on the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Looking for family-friendly things to do? The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Newport Aquarium are less than 10 minutes away. The historic MainStrasse Village is even closer—walk less than half a mile to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of German culture. Traveling in and out of the area is easy thanks to our location 15 minutes from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).

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BB Riverboats

1.23 mi / 1.98 km from the hotel
Step back in time as you board a replica riverboat, and enjoy stunning views of downtown Cincinnati while you cruise along the Ohio River.

Cincinnati Museum Center

1.87 mi / 3.01 km from the hotel
This center is a museum collective composed of the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Cincinnati History Museum, and the Duke Energy Children's Museum. The OMNIMAX® Theater is also part of this complex.

Contemporary Arts Center

1.1 mi / 1.77 km from the hotel
This eclectic, modern art museum has housed world-famous works such as Picasso's Guernica. Don't miss the UnMuseum, a fun, hands-on exhibit.

Newport Aquarium

1.43 mi / 2.31 km from the hotel
From hands-on pools to fascinating shark observation galleries, the exhibits at this family-friendly aquarium invite you to discover the wonders of the deep sea.

Paul Brown Stadium

0.68 mi / 1.09 km from the hotel
Visiting during football season? Purchase tickets to a Bengals game, and join in the excitement of professional football at this riverside stadium.

Heritage Bank Center

1.25 mi / 2.01 km from the hotel
See the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones in action or sing along with your favorite bands when you catch a hockey game or a concert at this multipurpose entertainment venue.

Cincinnati Art Museum

2.33 mi / 3.75 km from the hotel
This art museum houses more than 67,000 works, including pieces from icons like Vincent van Gogh and Andy Warhol.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

4.02 mi / 6.47 km from the hotel
Along with lush botanical gardens, the United States' second-oldest zoo houses hundreds of animals, including white lions, red pandas, and two-toed sloths.

Duke Energy Center

1.08 mi / 1.74 km from the hotel
Downtown Cincinnati's premier events center, the Duke Energy Convention Center is home to corporate conferences, public performances, and athletic competitions throughout the year.

Great American Ball Park

1.09 mi / 1.76 km from the hotel
Catch a game with the Cincinnati Reds, the nation's oldest Major League Baseball (MLB) team, at the Great American Ball Park. The stadium is also home to the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum.

Historic MainStrasse Village

0.3 mi / 0.48 km from the hotel
Immerse yourself in traditional German culture when you visit the shops, restaurants, and taverns of this charming village.

Newport on the Levee

1.48 mi / 2.39 km from the hotel
Spend the afternoon at Newport on the Levee to enjoy a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment.