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Explore entertainment, arts and history.

The 1861 Inn offers a comfortable base to explore the countless attractions of Cincinnati and just a short drive to any Cincinnati landmark or special event. Our location provides easy access to U.S. Rt. 32 and I-275. Directions to the 1861 Inn.

Local Ohio Wineries
Harmony Hill Vineyards

Aronoff Center for the Arts - Cincinnati, OH
Major venue for the Cincinnati Arts Assoc. programs.

ATP Masters Series - Cincinnati, OH
World Class tennis at the Western & Southern Financial Group Men's and Women's Open.

BB Riverboats - Newport, KY
Steamboat river cruises.

Beach Waterpark - Mason, OH
35 acres, real sand, real surf, real fun.

Cathedral Basilica - Covington, KY
Smaller scale Notre Dame.

Cincinnati Art Museum - Cincinnati, OH
6,000 years of fine art.

Cincinnati Museum Center - Cincinnati, OH
At arty deco union terminal.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH
The finest in professional theater for over 45 years, located in Mt. Adams district.

Cincinnati Preservation Assn. - Cincinnati, OH
Walking tours of downtown.

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum - Cincinnati, OH
Interactive.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens - Cincinnati, OH
Zagat rates #1 local attraction.

Coco Key Water Resort - Cincinnati, OH
65,000 square feet of excitement.

Coney Island - Cincinnati, OH
50 classic rides, giant pool.

Contemporary Arts Center - Cincinnati, OH
One of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art.

Destiny Yacht Charters - Cincinnati, OH
Scenic river cruises.

Findlay Market - Cincinnati, OH
Open air market since 1852.

Flamingo Air - Cincinnati, OH
Flightseeing tours.

Game Works - Newport, KY
State of the art interactive games.

Great American Ball Park - Cincinnati, OH
The home of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House - Cincinnati, OH
Home to author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin".

Heritage Village Museum - Cincinnati, OH
Experience 19th century life!

King’s Island - Mason, OH
300 acres of fun!

Krohn Conservatory - Cincinnati, OH
5,000 varieties of exotic tropical, desert & orchid plants.

Lazer Kraze - Maineville, OH
Lazer Tag arena.

Madison Theater - Covington, KY
Concert venue.

Meier's Wine Cellars - Cincinnati, OH
Ohio's oldest and largest winery.

Mt. Adams - Cincinnati, OH
Spectacular view, Old World.

National Underground RR Freedom Center - Cincinnati, OH
Underground railroad museum.

Newport Aquarium - Newport, KY
Water wonderland.

Newport on the Levee - Newport, KY
Premier regional leisure time destination.

Old St. Mary’s Church - Cincinnati, OH
Built 1842, oldest in the city.

Paul Brown Stadium - Cincinnati, OH
State of the art NFL football stadium and home of the Cincinnati Bengals.

Purple People Bridge - Cincinnati, OH & Newport, KY
The longest pedestrian bridge that links two states.

Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, OH
Center for the performing arts on the banks of the Ohio River.

Taft Museum of Art - Cincinnati, OH
One of the nation’s finest small art museums.

Taft Theater - Cincinnati, OH
Classic venue for theater and musical productions.

World Peace Bell Center - Newport, KY
The largest free-swinging bell in the US.


Attractions within a slightly longer drive:

Belterra Casino - Belterra, IN
Premier gaming and entertainment opportunities.

Creation Museum - Petersburg, KY
A walk through time.

Hollywood Casino - Lawrenceburg, IN
Riverboat gambling.

Kentucky Speedway - Sparta, KY
NASCAR racing at its finest.

Cincinnati Art Museum Kings Island Findlay Market Flamingo Air Inc. Hollywood Casino Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Coco Key Water Resort National Underground Railroad Freedom Center BB Riverboats Game Works Cincinnati Reds Newport on the Levee Taft Theater Creation Museum Taft Museum of Art Riverbend Music Center Madison Theater Lazer Kraze Belterra Casino and Spa Newport Aquarium Kentucky Speedway Western and Southern Financial Group: Masters and Women's Open Cincinnati Museum Center