Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Cincinnati

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cincinnati. This city's baseball games, museums and festivals draw many visitors. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati Art Museum and Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Cincinnati

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Cincinnati a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Ride The Ducks Newport (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lunken Playfield Loop (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Coney Island (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • World of Golf (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cincinnati

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cincinnati. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Krohn Conservatory (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lytle Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Smale Riverfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Washington Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Sawyer Point (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • General James Taylor Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)

How to get to and around Cincinnati

Fly into Cincinnati, OH (LUK-Cincinnati Municipal - Lunken Field), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.), which is 8.5 mi (13.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Cincinnati Union Terminal.

Where to stay around Cincinnati?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 208 holiday lettings near Cincinnati. From 93 Houses to 85 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cincinnati is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cincinnati?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cincinnati:

  • Walnut Hills: 32 holiday homes
  • Central Business District: 69 holiday homes
  • Mount Auburn: 45 holiday homes
  • CUF: 30 holiday homes
  • Mount Adams: 31 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cincinnati?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cincinnati. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: 192 holiday lettings
  • Nippert Stadium: 194 holiday lettings
  • Riverside Centre Antique Mall: 188 holiday lettings
  • St. Anthony Friary and Shrine: 199 holiday lettings
  • Aronoff Center for the Arts: 190 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cincinnati listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cincinnati?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Cincinnati. Our other popular types of Cincinnati holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cincinnati?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Cincinnati. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.