Newport on the Levee has a multitude of entertainment options, including a theater and aquarium, as well as a shopping area with boutique stores. Each year over three million visitors come here for the fashion, food, arcade games and family attractions. Come to people-watch and admire views over the Cincinnati skyline.
This complex opened in 2001 with a huge entertainment and retail space, designed to attract people of all ages. Come in the afternoon to browse the shops, which offer boutique-style items. The Art at the Levee gallery features local paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Stock up on local wines, or pick up jewelry and clothes from faraway locations such as Peru, India and Indonesia.
Take your pick from over a dozen restaurants and cafés. Sample fresh seafood from the fish market or try Asian dishes. Arrive in the early evening for Happy Hour, when many of the bars serve cheap drinks.
For a laugh, check out what’s on at the Funny Bone Comedy Club. The venue is renowned for hosting local and national talent and holds shows from Thursday to Sunday.
Older children can visit the teen nightclub, which is alcohol-free and plays contemporary music for 14 to 19 year olds. The entire family will love the range of films that show at the 20-screen cinema complex.
Newport on the Levee is located in Kentucky, a 10-minute drive from downtown Cincinnati, crossing the Dan C. Beard Bridge over the Ohio River. The TANK shuttle bus from downtown Cincinnati stops near the complex. If you are driving here on a weekend, consider visiting in the afternoon or at night as the paid car park fills up quickly in the mornings. Newport on the Levee is open daily except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check the website for opening hours of individual stores. Expect the center to be packed with local youth on weekends.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Located in Downtown Cincinnati, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Aronoff Center for the Arts and Fountain Square. Carew Tower and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are also within 10 minutes.
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.
Located in Downtown Cincinnati, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Fountain Square and Carew Tower. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Great American Ball Park are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in Newport, this property is steps from World Peace Bell and Newport Aquarium.