CovingtonUnited States of America

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Covington is calling! Discover its live music, theater, museums, and more.

Gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from Newport Aquarium to Newport on the Levee—explore Covington, a destination also known for its riverfront.

Where to stay in Covington

Cincinnati skyline at night
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Licking Riverside

The restaurants and live music are just a few features travelers like about Licking Riverside. If you want to do some sightseeing nearby, Newport Aquarium and Great American Ball Park are a few top places to visit.

Licking Riverside
Cool and reasonable, across river from Cincy.
trover photo by MF Shearer

Mansion Hill

4.5/5Wonderful!(37 area reviews)

While Mansion Hill might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Newport Aquarium and U.S. Bank Arena.

Mansion Hill

Top Hotels in Covington

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront
Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront
3.5 out of 5
668 W 5th St, Covington, KY
$101
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in the heart of Covington, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of MainStrasse Village, Great American Ball Park, and Newport Aquarium. U.S. Bank Arena and ...

4/5Very Good! (1,211 reviews)

"The Fifth restaurant in the hotel was awesome. Room service for our breakfast was the best food I have ever had at a hotel room service."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront
Comfort Suites Newport - Cincinnati Riverfront
Comfort Suites Newport - Cincinnati Riverfront
2 out of 5
420 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY
$94
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in the heart of Newport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Newport on the Levee and Newport Aquarium. U.S. Bank Arena and Great American Ball ...

4/5Very Good! (1,330 reviews)

"The view was beautiful view. I didnt like that the cleaning staff didnt clean my room during my entire stay. I had to restock my own towels and toiletries."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Comfort Suites Newport - Cincinnati Riverfront
Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati
Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati
2.5 out of 5
275 Columbia Street, Newport, KY
$98
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in the heart of Newport, this hotel is steps from Ride The Ducks Newport and Newport Aquarium. U.S. Bank Arena and Newport on the Levee are also within ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (1,010 reviews)

"The room was clean and comfortable! The staff was incredibly helpful and kind to all of us, giving pointers and directions and taking interest in what brought us to the location to have fun! The complimentary breakfast has a lot of options that we were surprised by. Cereal, fresh fruit, pastries, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati

Popular things to do in Covington

Newport Aquarium
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Newport Aquarium

Find yourself face-to-face with thousands of aquatic species from around the world at this popular aquarium just across the river from Cincinnati.

Newport on the Levee
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Newport on the Levee

This entertainment complex includes cinemas, dance clubs, bowling alleys, shops and an outside area with bars, an aquarium and restaurants.

Florence Mall
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Florence Mall

You can enjoy retail therapy at Florence Mall during your stay in Florence. Amble around this family-friendly area's riverfront or attend a sporting event.

Big Bone Lick State Park
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Big Bone Lick State Park

Explore the great outdoors at Big Bone Lick State Park, a lovely green space in Union. Attend a baseball game in this family-friendly area.

MainStrasse Village
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MainStrasse Village

Imagine yourself in Germany with a visit to this pleasant section of Cincinnati, with a special clock tower and traditional festivals.

Devou Park
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Devou Park

Explore the great outdoors at Devou Park, a lovely green space in Covington. Discover the top-notch restaurants and entertainment choices in this family-friendly area.

Top activities in Covington

Newport Aquarium Admission With Free $10 Gift Shop Credit Included
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Newport Aquarium Admission With Free $10 Gift Shop Credit Included

$36
Per adult
Newport Aquarium Admission With Free 5 X 7 Photo Included
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Newport Aquarium Admission With Free 5 X 7 Photo Included

$36
Per adult
One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Cincinnati, OH
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Cincinnati, OH

86% of travellers recommend
$3
Per adult
Crazy Dash of Cincinnati, OH
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Crazy Dash of Cincinnati, OH

$10
Per adult
3Quest Challenge of Cincinnati, OH
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3Quest Challenge of Cincinnati, OH

100% of travellers recommend
$10
Per adult
Let's Roam - Cincinnati Scavenger Hunt: True America
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Let's Roam - Cincinnati Scavenger Hunt: True America

$11
Per adult

Reviews of Covington

4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
122
5 - Excellent 26.931567328918323%
4 - Good
245
4 - Good 54.083885209713024%
3 - Okay
74
3 - Okay 16.335540838852097%
2 - Disappointing
7
2 - Disappointing 1.5452538631346577%
1 - Terrible
5
1 - Terrible 1.1037527593818985%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 3, 2020

Covington is our new “OTR”!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 3, 2020

mainstrauss and old downtown really neat with alot of nightlife options.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

Covington is getting better every day

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 3, 2020

A really up and coming area with lots of interesting shops and activities for families.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 2, 2019

Ok

3/5 - Okay

Willy

Oct 30, 2019

If was ok

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