Amidst the gently rolling hills along the Ohio River, Cincinnati unfolds from the southwestern corner of Ohio into Northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. The city is located about mid-point on the shoreline of the 981-mile long Ohio River.
When the meetings end in Cincinnati, the fun just begins. Cincinnati has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years with more than $2 billion in downtown and Riverfront development. The region boasts an outstanding lineup of arts and cultural attractions. Attendees can visit art museums or put a couple bucks down on a roulette wheel. And foodies will be in heaven too, with more than 4,000 restaurants ranging from four-star French to Cincinnati-style chili.
When you’re in the birthplace of professional baseball, you know you’re in a place where sports are special. Have a major league experience at the Great American Ball Park – home of the Cincinnati Reds. Or experience the famous tailgating before, during or after a Cincinnati Bengals game. Cincinnati boasts a lively music scene and nationally acclaimed restaurants.
Discover the dynamic nightlife and extraordinary fine dining that encircle Fountain Square. Wander unique and vibrant neighborhoods, like Mt. Adams, where clubs and bistros abound.
Here are three restaurant stops for the famished trade show attendee — The Palace Restaurant , with the formal wait staff is punctuated by bursts of freshly cut flowers and the reflections of silver serving trays. Just adjacent to the lobby of the 113-year old Cincinnatian Hotel, the Palace serves four-star traditional cuisine along with exotic menu items such as tempura quail, tuna medallion pyramids and breast of chicken with pesto couscous. Dining with companions is the way to go here, especially with the traditional “synchronized lifting” of the serving domes.
If you always need an Italian fix, the place in Cincinnati is Primavista . Order up a steaming dish of Pollo ai Funghi, angel hair pasta with chicken breast and mushrooms. To finish off with a flourish, order tiramisu. The location provides a stunning view of the skyline and the Ohio River.
Cincinnati means chili and no better place than Skyline Chili , “Cincinnati’s Finest” by the Cincinnati Magazine. Served almost any way you can think; over spaghetti or with black beans, onions, cheese, sour cream or peppers. This recipe has been handed down for generations! Be sure to get plenty of napkins.