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Fountain Square

November 2, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on Fountain Square | Explore-Cincinnati

Eat lunch under the sun, check out what’s playing on the video board, or take part in the multitudes of free programming including music, movies and special events. Presiding over Fountain Square is the historic Tyler Davidson Fountain, dedicated in 1871 to the people of Cincinnati.

Amenities at the Square:

History of the Fountain

Fountain Square has a rich heritage as the center of Cincinnati’s civic, social, and commercial life.

When the Tyler Davidson Fountain was dedicated in 1871, Fountain Square was simply a wide esplanade down the middle of Fifth Street. In 1970, the Square was redesigned for better traffic flow, and the fountain was moved to the south end of the plaza.

In 2000, the fountain was cleaned, restored and rededicated. In 2006, as one of three key projects to revitalize the center city, Fountain Square was renovated to reclaim its place as the heart of Cincinnati’s public life and to become a catalyst for downtown rebirth.


Cincinnati Red Bikes

November 2, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on Cincinnati Red Bikes | Explore-Cincinnati

Red Bike is Cincinnati’s newest and most fun system of public transportation. A bike sharing system consisting of 57 stations and 442 bikes, Red Bike is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving community by providing a low-cost, healthy, and green transportation option that makes Greater Cincinnati a more vibrant and connected community.

Day Pass —$8

  • Unlimited 1 hour trips
  • Credit card required
  • Buy online or at station

Find out more about reserving and using Red Bike here.


JACK Casino Cincinnati

November 2, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on JACK Casino Cincinnati | Explore-Cincinnati

JACK Casino Cincinnati opened March 2013. It is located less than a mile from the Duke Energy Convention Center and most downtown hotels. The casino hosts outstanding entertainment, festivals and special events on their outdoor plaza. JACK Casino also features a 31-table World Series poker room in addition to restaurants such as Bobby Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace and Prism Steak & Seafood.

Learn more about JACK Casino Cincinnati here.


Cincinnati Streetcar

November 2, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on Cincinnati Streetcar | Explore-Cincinnati

Streetcar MapCincinnati’s compact downtown makes getting around incredibly easy. You will be able to walk to world-class attractions, major league ball parks and four-star restaurants. But when you want to explore all that Cincinnati USA has to offer, convenient transportation services are available throughout the region, including our brand new streetcar, Cincinnati Bell Connector.

The Cincinnati streetcar operates on 3.6-mile loop connecting key communities in the city’s urban core. The Streetcar runs up to 18 hours a day and 365 days a year. Learn more about it here.

Route Map

The streetcar travels on a loop from Second Street (at The Banks on the riverfront) to Henry Street (just north of the Findlay Market in Over the Rhine). There are 18 stops located along the first phase of the route. The stops are one to two blocks from downtown hotels and three blocks from the Duke Energy Convention Center.


The Banks Entertainment District

February 3, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on The Banks Entertainment District | Explore-Cincinnati

The Banks is an electrifying cityscape, bustling with plenty to do by day and night.



February 2, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on Over-the-Rhine | Explore-Cincinnati

Over-the-Rhine boasts some of the hottest restaurants and shops around, and it’s listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


Craft Breweries and Draft Houses

February 1, 2017 |by colornine | Comments Off on Craft Breweries and Draft Houses | Explore-Cincinnati

A rich part of the region’s past, craft breweries abound in Cincinnati USA. Enjoy our brewing heritage in every sip.


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