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Krohn Conservatory

Explore a desert, watch a waterfall cascade through the rain forest or enjoy the seasonal flower shows in Eden Park’s impressive art deco conservatory.

Admire the artfulness of the gardeners who have sculpted the numerous bonsai in the Krohn Conservatory’s specialist bonsai area or feast your eyes on hundreds of flowering orchids. A wander through the desert section will introduce you to some of the world’s hardiest plant species. Don’t miss the impressive palms in the center of the conservatory.

Standing proud amidst the beautiful surroundings of Eden Park, the Krohn Conservatory is a favorite among Cincinnati locals and visitors alike. Built in 1933, it’s a typical example of art deco architecture and its curving aluminum frame can be seen from many areas within the park. Inside, it contains more than 3,500 different plants from around the world.

Make your way to the Tropical House to discover a wealth of ferns, bromeliads and cycads. Follow the sound of gushing water and you’ll discover a 20-foot (6-meter) waterfall. This runs into a stream that contains koi. Cross the bridge and watch the brightly colored fish swim beneath you.

Head to the desert area to learn about the succulents, cacti and agaves that can survive some of the world’s harshest conditions, before making your way to one of the colorful floral displays. These change with the seasons so you’ll always be guaranteed a stunning display of color. In the spring, this area plays host to one of Krohn Conservatory’s most anticipated events, the annual Butterfly Show. Visit in May to see the wings of hundreds of butterflies adding even more color to the conservatory.

The Krohn Conservatory is located within Eden Park, northeast of Cincinnati’s city center. Allow an hour to walk around all the exhibits, more if you intend to stop and see the Butterfly Show. There is a small charge for entry and extra exhibits such as the Butterfly Show charge an additional fee.


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The Westin Cincinnati

The Westin Cincinnati

21 E 5th St, Cincinnati
4.3
of 5, from 1,507 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Overlooking the Fountain Square, The Westin Cincinnati is within easy reach of the Great American Ball Park, the Duke Energy Convention Center, the Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Contemporary Arts Center and the Aronoff Center.

$143
Cincinnatian Hotel

Cincinnatian Hotel

601 Vine Street, Cincinnati
4.2
of 5, from 1,490 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Cincinnati, this historic hotel is steps from Contemporary Arts Center and Fountain Square. Carew Tower and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are also within 10 minutes.

$99
Aloft Newport On The Levee

Aloft Newport On The Levee

201 E 3rd St, Newport
4.5
of 5, from 247 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Newport, this hotel is steps from Newport on the Levee and Newport Aquarium. Newport Southbank Bridge and General James Taylor Park are also within 15 minutes.

$103
Springhill Suites by Marriott Midtown Cincinnati

Springhill Suites by Marriott Midtown Cincinnati

610 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati
4.4
of 5, from 399 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Mount Adams, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eden Park, Cincinnati Art Museum, and Krohn Conservatory. University of Cincinnati and Fountain Square are also within 2 mi (3 km).

$149
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

151 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati
4.2
of 5, from 990 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Saks Fifth Avenue Center across from Duke Energy Convention Center, this hotel is 3 blocks from Paul Brown Stadium, 6 blocks from the Great American Ballpark, and 7 blocks from the US Bank Arena.

$88
Millennium Cincinnati

Millennium Cincinnati

150 West 5th Street, Cincinnati
3.4
of 5, from 5,784 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Surrounded by downtown Cincinnati attractions, this 2-tower hotel connects to Duke Energy Center by an enclosed skyway. Fountain Square is 200 meters away, while the Paul Brown Stadium, the Great American Ball Park, and the U.S. Bank Arena are all within 1 km.

$89
Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati

Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati

275 Columbia Street, Newport
4.8
of 5, from 283 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Newport, this hotel is steps from Ride The Ducks Newport and Newport Aquarium. Great American Ball Park and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$85
Comfort Suites Newport

Comfort Suites Newport

420 Riverboat Row, Newport
4.1
of 5, from 687 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Newport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Newport on the Levee and Newport Aquarium. Great American Ball Park and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).