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Best things to do in Covington

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Aquarium
“Rainy day? No worries! You’d never know at the Newport Aquarium! Perfect for the kiddos!”
41 locals recommend
Park
“Right at the foot of the Reobling Bridge there's a little something for everyone. The Carousel is absolutely beautiful and fun for adults and kids. In the summer be sure to take your swimsuit to run through the fountains, lots of green space along the river for picnics, walks, a playground, misting area and gorgeous views. Close to the Reds stadium, too. ”
59 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great local brewery. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Fantastic rooftop deck. Dog/Kid friendly. ”
19 locals recommend
Park
“This very point provides a stellar panoramic view of downtown Cincinnati and Covington. Bring your camera!”
22 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The BEST slice of pizza (New York style)! Also, Wiseguy Lounge is upstairs. ”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Low key, yet refined brunch spot with character to match – small outside patio area for nicer weather – highly recommend getting a fried green tomato on the breakfast sandwich (even if you don’t like tomatoes)!”
11 locals recommend
Bridge
“The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, originally known as the Cincinnati-Covington Bridge spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. When opened on December 1, 1866, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet (322 m) main span.[3] Pedestrians use the bridge to get between the sports venues in Cincinnati (Paul Brown Stadium, Great American Ball Park, and U.S. Bank Arena) and the hotels, bars, restaurants, and parking lots in Northern Kentucky. The bar and restaurant district at the foot of the bridge on the Kentucky side is known as Roebling Point.”
10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Known for its Mac & Cheese menu items like the BB King which has chicken and BBQ sauce on it.”
13 locals recommend
Bakery
“A great place to grab breakfast that local and walking distance from the rental! They have great omelets and egg sandwiches. I recommend anything with Goetta in it!! You'll know what I'm talking about when you get there!”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a diamond in the rough. House made soft pretzels and the schnitzel are both amazing. Good craft beer selection. Do yourself a favor and try Wunderbar!”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A unique place with delicious Asian food with a surprisingly great beer selection. ”
15 locals recommend
Golf Course
“From here you can view downtown Cincy. Another great park, quite hilly. Great golf course too. ”
6 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Great flatbread, also right next to the Roebling Bridge. It gots its name from the Billygoat Gruff story. it even has murals of an ogre and billygoats.”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Bean Haus In Mainstrasse near 7th St Has Organic Coffees and teas . Try their delicious crepes or baked goods. Burger and Bisquits on 3rd Street”
9 locals recommend
Park
“Great public park. There's so much to do. The water play areas and playgrounds are great for kids. The giant swings, chess set, and walk on piano is always fun to enjoy as well. The scenery along the river is spectacular and now the Skystar Wheel is right next to it as well.”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“My recommendation for stunning views of Cincinnati, after a fine steak dinner!”
7 locals recommend