Cincinnati Attractions

There are many wonderful Cincinnati attractions located in close proximity to the Cincinnati Marriott Northeast. When you’re looking where to stay in Cincinnati, you won’t find a better choice than our Cincinnati hotel. Whether it’s the popular Kings Island Amusement Park or one of the many area museums, we’ll keep you close to it all.

Kings Island Amusement Park 

With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions. Guests can experience the park’s 15 thrill-inducing roller coasters, including Diamondback, the tallest and fastest roller coaster at Kings Island, and the world’s longest wooden roller coaster, The Beast! Families can spend the perfect day together in the 13-time, award-winning Planet Snoopy kids’ area, or step back in time to periods between 245 million and 65 million years ago in Dinosaurs Alive!. Admission to Kings Island includes Soak City – the park’s massive 33-acre waterpark!

The Beach at Adventure Landing

Situated on 35 acres of wooded terrain, at this unique water park, you’ll be surrounded by live, lush palm trees, white ocean sands, waterfalls and crashing waves. A tropical island adventure awaits you right here in Cincinnati. Featuring ten water attractions, several children's areas, sand volleyball, basketball courts, poolside beverage service and other special events.

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati 

Located in the northeast corner of Downtown Cincinnati, Horseshoe Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment that offers slots, video poker, table games, and casino poker.  Great meals are part of the Horseshoe experience, whether we’re talking about buffet dining, fine dining at Jack Binion’s Steak or island-style eats at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, there’s something for everyone.

Great American Ball Park 

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Great American Ball Park serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds. Take a ballpark tour for a chance to sit in a Major League dugout  and visit the expansive Great American Ball Park Press Box. Each tour ticket also includes admission to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, the largest team Hall of Fame in all of baseball.

Paul Brown Stadium

Home to the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals, enjoy a football game at one of the nation’s top football venues.  Paul Brown Stadium is the only football stadium to make the list of "America's favorite 150 buildings and structures," according to a Harris Interactive survey.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Consistently ranked as one of the top zoos in the country, over 1.5 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo annually. It is also the nation's second oldest zoo and a national historic landmark. The Zoo’s 65 acres house more than 500 animal species and 3,000 plant varieties. They are internationally known for their success in the protection and breeding program of endangered animals and plants.

Newport Aquarium

This state-of-the-art facility was named the Number 1 aquarium in the 2012 Readers’ Choice Travel Awards from  It is located in Newport, Kentucky.  The aquarium has 70 exhibits and 14 galleries, including five seamless acrylic tunnels totaling over 200 feet in length. The aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world.

Historic Lebanon

Step back in time to America’s charming small town past. Enjoy its many points of interest, historic landmarks, regional festivals and downtown shopping. There are more than 50 antique and specialty shops. You can visit an award winning museum, play the slots at Miami Valley Gaming, take a tour of the Glendower Historic House Museum, or take a ride on the LM&M Railroad. There is so much to explore in and around Lebanon.

Carew Tower Observatory

In the center of the city stands the second tallest building in Cincinnati. Completed in 1930, the Carew Tower stands 49 stories tall and visitors on the 49th floor observation deck can enjoy one of the city's most spectacular views. On a clear day, visitors can see for several miles in all directions. Carew Tower is also home to 25 shops, restaurants, and other amenities.

Warren County Historical Society Museum

The three-story Warren County History Center museum is entertaining and educational for all ages.  Here, artifacts from prehistoric eras to the mid-20th century periods are displayed and special exhibits abound. Take a tour of Glendower Historic Mansion, built in 1845, the finest example of residential Greek Revival architecture found in Ohio.

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. It is a nationally recognized educational and research resource and one of the top cultural attractions in the Midwest.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Explore the Cincinnati Art Museum’s rich, encyclopedic collection of more than 60,000 objects, spanning 6,000 years of world art. Ranked 'Top Art Museum for Families' by Parenting magazine, the museum offers public tours and educational activities for all ages and admission is free.

Findlay Market

Ohio’s oldest continuously operated public market is located in Over-the-Rhine, just blocks from downtown. Open year-round, Tuesday through Sunday, Findlay Market is home to more than three dozen indoor merchants selling a rich variety of fresh and prepared foods and more. On Saturdays and Sundays from April to November, the Market also hosts a thriving farmers market, dozens of outdoor vendors, numerous street performers, and lots of special events on weekends.

Fountain Square

Fountain Square attracts over 2 million people annually to its free events, concerts and tailgates in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. It’s a place to gather for lunch or rock out to evening entertainment. Bring your children to learn about Cincinnati history, splash through the water features, skate at the U.S. Bank Ice Rink and more.

Newport on the Levee

Newport on the Levee is a lifestyle center that is more an entertainment center than a shopping center.  Many restaurants and bars can be found here, such as, Brio Tuscan Grille, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Bar Louie and more.  Besides  AMC Theatres multiplex, and Axis Alley Bowling, the biggest entertainment venue is the Newport Aquarium.