1. Cincinnati Reds Ballpark Tour
Learn more about the history of the Cincinnati Reds on a guided tour that takes you to areas of the ballpark not accessible to the public.
A few of the highlights on the tour are walking on the warning track behind home plate, visiting the press box, and sitting in the dugout. Scotts Great American Ball Park Tour includes admission to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum.
2. Take a Cincinnati Food Tour
This is one of my favorite ways to experience a city!
Learn more about the history of the area, meet the owners of local restaurants, and enjoy the best part, which is sampling menu items at popular restaurants.
Discover your favorites and come back again for another meal. Cincinnati Food Tours offers several tour themes – Taste the World at Findlay Market, Street Stroll through Over-the-Rhine, Signature Over-the-Rhine Walking Tour, Wander Walnut Hills, and Taste the Streetcar Tour.
3. Take a Spirits Tour Around Cincinnati
There are also several guided walking tours on Brewing Heritage Trail that offer the option to purchase a local drink.
For a unique mode of transportation between breweries, try the Cincinnati Pedal Wagon for a public or private tour that holds up to 13 people.
4. Take a Segway Tour Around Cincinnati
The Riverfront Tour is flatter and starts downtown then takes you along the Ohio River, while and the Eden Park tour is more scenic with steeper inclines.
5. Go on an Underground Tour
The Queen City Underground Tour takes you back in time with stories of Cincinnati’s past above ground followed with adventures underground into a crypt below a church where some of Cincinnati’s first residents are buried and a former lager tunnel used pre-prohibition.
The tour ends with a behind the scenes visit to the Christian Moerlein bottling plant and taproom where you can linger a little longer and discover your favorites.
6. Behind the Scenes with Animals
Love aquatic life?
You can also take a behind the scenes tour at the Cincinnati Zoo.
7. Take a Mural Tour
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky have fantastic murals located throughout downtown.
Take a self-guided tour on the quest for the perfect selfie with the free downloadable map or take a guided walking mural tour that covers 10-12 murals within a mile for more in depth information about the murals and the artists.
8. Enjoy a Scenic Tour on the Ohio River
Enjoy a relaxing riverboat cruise down the Ohio River on the BB Riverboat with fantastic views of the Kentucky and Ohio side.
Go for a scenic cruise, take a family friendly themed cruise, lunch or dinner cruise, or a speciality themed cruise.
9. Take a Historic Cemetery Tour
It might sound odd to tour a cemetery, but Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum is not only beautiful, it’s a great place to learn about the interesting lives of the people buried there dating back to 1845.
Sign up for a walking Twilight tour or a Public Tram themed tour available each month for a small fee.
10. Take a Gangster Tour
Newport Gangster Tour recalls the history of the area while you walk the streets that were once heavily populated with criminal activity.
Learn about notorious criminals who once roamed the streets in this Kentucky city that was part of changing the modern gaming industry.
Have you taken any of these tours?
I would love to hear your favorites in the comments below.