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Visiting Cincinnati

You can’t go all the way to Cincinnati without a taste of that famous hometown chili, and you’ll want to catch a Cincinnati Reds game, too. Go under the radar in Over-the-Rhine—home to a fantastic display of Italianate architecture—and gather in Fountain Square for fascinating people-watching.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Cincinnati. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Cincinnati flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
You can’t go all the way to Cincinnati without a taste of that famous hometown chili, and you’ll want to catch a Cincinnati Reds game, too. Go under the radar in Over-the-Rhine—home to a fantastic display of Italianate architecture—and gather in Fountain Square for fascinating people-watching.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Cincinnati. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Cincinnati flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Cincinnati

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Cincinnati: Bridges, Beer and Baseball

Written by aboutthatplace on 04 Jun, 2010

When you say "Cincinnati" most people think of its German heritage, paddlewheelers churning up the Mighty Ohio, a boom town which has seen better days and a very unique chili. But, when I think about the Queen City, I remember the town I grew…Read More


Cincinnati Chili

Written by Dave Pidgeon on 24 Apr, 2007

LEBANON, Ohio - With a cascade of pasta, melted yellow cheese, and brownish goo tumbling off Ali Girl's fork, she took her first carb-filled taste of what makes Cincinnati a must-visit for a palate. "There's nothing I can compare it to," Ali said, warming to…Read More


Racial Rioting: Get Over It, That Happened A Long Time Ago

Written by funrun_9602 on 15 Jan, 2005

As a potential visitor or resident, there is no need to ignore Cincinnati because of your lingering worries from the racial riots that made national headlines in 2000. Cincinnati remains just like any big city: if you mind your own business, everyone else minds their…Read More


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Keeping Safe in Cincinnati

Written by J. Stephen on 26 Jul, 2005

Cincinnati has the sixth lowest crime rate of any major American city, according to a recent survey, but it has gotten a bad rap in the media. We were surprised (shocked) when in London, England, a couple of years ago to learn that potential travelers…Read More


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US Bank Arena - Concert Venue

Written by J. Stephen on 25 Jul, 2005

The U.S. Bank Arena is the largest indoor venue in Cincinnati, offering up to 17,000 seats for those who enjoy a good show. Everything happens here, from church conventions to rodeos to rock concerts. Built in 1975 as the Riverfront Coliseum, it has since been named…Read More


Skyline Chili--Cincinnati's Finest

Written by sustogner on 28 Jun, 2003

No visit to Cincinnati, Ohio is complete without a dining experience at Skyline Chili. Enjoy a three way (spaghetti, chili, and cheese), BUT--Do not forget to order a protective bib to wear to keep your clothes spotless. The waitress/waiter will even tie the…Read More


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Great American Ball Park

Written by sustogner on 29 Aug, 2003

The Great American Ball Park is where the Cincinnati Reds play. This park replaced Cinergy Field just recently. The Great American Ball Park allows fans to sit and watch close to the action -- right behind homeplate. But all the seats are great to watch…Read More


Welcome to Cincinnati Mr. Kim!

Written by J'aimeParis on 01 Oct, 2008

"Go Buckeyes!" we heard as we walked away from Delta Gate 18 in CIncinnati. Not unusual to hear in this part of the USA. What was unusual was that it was preceded by a deep bow, a handshake, and a sincere Thank you. Did I…Read More


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Cinergy Field -- turn lights on

Written by sustogner on 29 Aug, 2003

We attended one of the last games to be played at Cinergy Field just before it was demolished to allow the Great American Ball Park to be finished. We were sitting enjoying the game. My husband looks up at the new bank of lights for…Read More


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