Welcome to the Cincy Region – Where North Meets South


Cincinnati and the greater Cincy Region beckons tourists with attractions like the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the bustling Findlay Market, and the historic Over-the-Rhine district, blending history, culture, and vibrant local experiences.

Find exactly what you’re looking for via the links below – or keep scrolling to discover the delights of the Cincy Region for yourself:

6-Day Cincy City Break13-Day Only In America – Kentucky Fly Drive15-Day Kentucky & Tennessee By Motorhome | 15-Day Bourbon, Bluegrass & Horse Country

Find Your Adventure In CincyVisiting the Cincy Region Throughout The Year | Watch The “Culture Reigns In Cincy” Video

Explore the Best of the Cincy Region With These Recommended Tour Itineraries

British Airways flies five days a week direct from London Heathrow to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) – so you’ll now have even more time to explore the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®!

6-Day Cincy City Break

Enjoy a Cincinnati city break, where historic charm meets vibrant cultural scenes, offering a delightful mix of unique cuisine, diverse festivals, craft breweries, and the timeless allure of the Ohio River.

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  • Take the Queen City Underground Tour – Exploring a hidden crypt and tunnels which were vital to Cincinnati’s brewery heritage
  • Visit Ripley which was a significant crossing point for people escaping slavery through the Underground Railroad
  • Join a walking tour to see some of the murals which have been created in the city, followed by a visit to the Art Museum
  • Visit the Vent Haven Museum, a unique museum with more than 800 ventriloquist figures
  • Head to the town of Newport to take the Newport Gangster Tour
  • Explore Findlay Market, where locals go to buy meat, fish, poultry, lovely delis, cheese and flowers
  • Enjoy bourbon tasting at New Riff Distillery in Newport

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  • 5 nights Covington or downtown Cincinnati hotel accommodation
  • Car rental
  • Return international flights
  • ATOL protected

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13-Day Only in America – Kentucky and Tennessee Fly Drive

Only in America is a 12-night driving tour arriving in Northern Kentucky-Cincinnati and departing from Nashville. It highlights one-of-a-kind destinations and attractions.

From £1,899pp

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  • Stroll across Cincinnati’s Roebling Suspension Bridge spanning the Ohio River
  • Take in the Cincinnati River Front with its parks, baseball and American football stadiums
  • Visit the city’s striking National Underground Railroad Freedom Centre
  • Explore Covington, known for its historic neighbourhoods including Licking-Riverside, MainStrasse Village and Wallace Woods
  • Discover the B-Line, an experience centred on five Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® Distilleries: New Riff Distilling, Neeley Family Distillery, Second Sight Spirits, Boone County Distilling Co., and The Old Pogue Distillery
  • Take the Newport Gangster Tour
  • Don’t miss the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory in Louisville, and be sure to sample the Urban Bourbon Trail along Whiskey Row and around town
  • Have a one-of-a-kind Corvette experience in Bowling Green and visit the nearby Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system known in the world
  • Explore the labyrinth passages and domed caverns of Mammoth Cave National Park
  • Visit Graceland, Elvis’ beloved mansion in Memphis
  • Go honky tonkin’ at Nashville’s world-famous bars on Broadway including Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Robert’s Western World and Legends Corner

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  • 3 nights Embassy Suites by Hilton Cincinnati River Center – Covington Area, Kentucky
  • 2 night 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1 night Hilton Garden Inn Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1 Night Hampton Inn & Suites, Paducah, Kentucky
  • 2 nights The Central Station Memphis Curio Hilton, Kentucky
  • 3 nights Doubletree Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Car rental for the duration of stay
  • Return international flights into Cincinnati & return from Nashville
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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15-Day Kentucky & Tennessee By Motorhome

Explore the best of these scenic, neighbouring states at your own pace while enjoying many adventures along the way.

From £2,825pp

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  • Take in the Cincinnati River Front with its parks, baseball and American football stadiums, plus neighbouring entertainment and dining districts. Enjoy a riverboat ride while in the city
  • Visit Cincinnati’s striking National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the American Sign Museum, just ten minutes from downtown
  • Explore Newport, Kentucky – the gaming predecessor to Las Vegas
  • Enjoy hiking, trails and caves, paddling and kayaking at Carter Caves State Park and Cave Run Lake
  • Step back in time at the Shaker Village in Pleasant Hill
  • Take a Belle of Louisville sightseeing cruise
  • Experience boating and fishing on the 5,100-acre Rough River Lake
  • Spend time at the “Niagara of the South,” in Cumberland Falls State Park

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  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • 10 days c25 motorhome rental
  • Return direct international flights with British Airways
  • ATOL protected

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15-Day Bourbon, Bluegrass & Horse Country

Embark on a journey to explore distilleries, bluegrass music and the horse culture in Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana.

From £1,399pp

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  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of the Cincy region with a full day exploring the dynamic duo of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Covington, Kentucky
  • Spend time browsing in Findlay Market – one of Cincinnati’s most cherished institutions or head to a distillery or bourbon bar
  • Explore the beauty of the Daniel Boone National Forest
  • Visit Mt. Vernon, nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains
  • Visit the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame
  • See the thoroughbred horses at Darley at Jonabell Farm, where Kentucky Derby winning stallions have been bred
  • Spend time at one of Kentucky’s most revered distilleries: Buffalo Trace
  • Catch a horse race at one of Kentucky’s renowned racetracks

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  • 14 nights accommodation
  • 14 days car rental and personalised roadbook
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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Find Your Adventure in the Cincy Region

There’s a wealth of experiences in store for you to uncover when you visit the Cincy Region. We’ve selected what we think you’ll love most.

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Unique Cuisine

The Cincy Region boasts a distinctive culinary identity, shaped by a fusion of cultural influences. One of its signature dishes is the Cincinnati-style chili, a flavourful concoction of spiced meat sauce served over spaghetti or hot dogs and topped with shredded cheddar cheese, onions, and beans. Another culinary gem is the goetta, a German-inspired sausage made with ground meat and steel-cut oats, often enjoyed as a breakfast staple or in various dishes. Beyond these local specialties, the city’s diverse food scene offers a mix of German, Irish, and Appalachian flavours, reflected in hearty dishes like mettwurst sausages, Montgomery Inn’s barbecue ribs, and comforting goetta and potato casseroles.

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Beers Meets Bourbon

The Cincy Region is a haven for beer and bourbon enthusiasts, offering a diverse and thriving scene for connoisseurs. Home to an array of craft breweries such as Rhinegeist Brewery, MadTree Brewing, and Taft’s Ale House, the city boasts a dynamic craft beer culture. Meanwhile, just across the river, the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail beckons, showcasing the state’s iconic bourbon distilleries. The region’s brewing history is exemplified by its unique lagering tunnels, like those found in Over-the-Rhine, once used for cold fermentation during the 19th-century brewing boom. Moreover, the B-Line, an innovative trail featuring craft breweries, distilleries, and taprooms, invites visitors on a curated journey to explore the best of the region’s beer and bourbon offerings.

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Sports play a central role in the fabric of the Cincy Region, fostering a deep-seated passion among its residents. The Cincinnati Reds, one of the oldest baseball teams in the nation, call the Great American Ball Park home, and attending a game here is not just a pastime but a cultural tradition. The Bengals, the city’s professional football team, add to the excitement during the NFL season, drawing fervent support from the community. The region also hosts the Cincinnati Masters, a prestigious tennis tournament that attracts top-ranked players from around the world. Beyond these major leagues, Cincinnati embraces a love for recreational sports, evident in its numerous parks, golf courses, and riverfront activities.

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Festivals & Arts

The Cincy Region is a vibrant tapestry of festivals and arts, weaving together a rich cultural experience. The city comes alive with events such as the Cincinnati Music Festival, highlighting a diverse array of musical genres, and Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations in the country, showcasing German traditions and culinary delights. In the arts scene, the Cincinnati Art Museum, with its extensive collection spanning centuries and cultures, stands as a testament to the city’s cultural richness. Additionally, the region embraces street art with an impressive array of murals adorning its buildings. The Cincinnati Street Art initiative has transformed urban spaces into open-air galleries, featuring captivating and thought-provoking murals that contribute to the city’s dynamic cultural landscape.

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The Best Things To Experience For An Action-Packed Time In Cincy

Step into the vibrant Cincy Region, a one-of-a-kind American destination where the fusion of North and South unfolds at the confluence of Ohio and Kentucky. Wander through the enchanting blend of German heritage and urban energy in Cincinnati, Ohio, as it harmoniously mingles with the Southern allure and unique quirkiness of Northern Kentucky – just a bridge-walk away across the Ohio River…

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Visiting Cincy Throughout the Year…

  • Experience the delightful Cincy Region spring as the weather takes a delightful turn with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C. Explore blooming gardens, stroll along the scenic Riverfront, and partake in outdoor festivals and activities throughout the region
  • In the vibrant Cincy summer, temperatures rise to an average of 25-32°C, inviting you to enjoy outdoor pursuits like riverfront picnics, paddle boating on the Ohio River, and attending lively summer festivals, creating a perfect blend of warmth and entertainment in the region
  • As autumn arrives in the Cincy Region, temperatures cool to a comfortable range of 10-20°C, offering the perfect weather for exploring the city’s parks adorned with colourful fall foliage, attending harvest festivals, and enjoying cultural gems like the Cincinnati Art Museum, creating a picturesque and culturally rich seasonal experience
  • Embrace the winter charm of the Cincy Region, where temperatures range from 0-10°C, by indulging in seasonal delights such as ice skating at Fountain Square, exploring festive holiday markets, and experiencing the warm ambiance of local indoor attractions like the Cincinnati Museum Center, making it a cosy and enchanting winter retreat

Culture Reigns In Cincy