The Ohio River culture is preserved in the Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, just across the river from Cincinnati. The top Attractions include riverboats, quaint river towns, am entertainment complex with a state-of- the art aquarium and a NASCAR track. Most of the state's remaining covered bridges, several lakes and three state parks are found in this area.
The Northern Kentucky River Region - spectacular scenery and historic venues await you. Experience beauty and sights that will last a lifetime!
Near scenic Carrollton rests Big Bone Lick State Park, where the giant mammoths roamed and perished in the quagmire, resulting in numerous fossilized remains.
Get revved up to take in Northern Kentucky's fastest attraction, Kentucky Speedway, where cars race on the state of the art track that seats 106,000 and allows campers and RV's a front row seat. For music lovers, see the hottest country stars live at the Country Stampede or listen to bluegrass music at a live entertainment venue.
Looking for lots of excitement and action? Take a front row seat at an authentic battle re-enactment of the Battle of Blue Licks at the Blue Licks Battlefield Sate Resort.
Eavesdrop on history as you walk down original flagstone sidewalks on a costumed tour of Old Washington, a 200-year old village featuring 18th century log cabins.
Distance from Major Airports
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is 12 miles from Covington, KY and is it 14 miles from Newport.
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is 61 miles from Maysville
I-275, US 27, US 62, KY 8, 9.
CODE: matthews 2397
TARC Bus System
MainStrasse Village is Covington's premier neighborhood!
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Newport On The Levee
Newport on the Levee is a shopping center located on Third Street in Newport, Kentucky. It is located adjacent to the Purple People Bridge along the Ohio River and has a view of Ohio River.
The Newport Aquarium is an aquarium located in Newport, Kentucky, United States at Newport on the Levee. The aquarium has 70 exhibits and 14 galleries, including five seamless acrylic tunnels totaling over 200 feet in length.
Kentucky Gateway Museum Center
The Kentucky Gateway Museum Center educates visitors by offering dynamic collections, exhibits, and a genealogical-historical library. We bring all the stories of the Maysville region into fascinating focus. Our Genealogical & Historical Research Library sheds light on the people and events of a seven-county area through an extensive collection of books, manuscripts and documents from the past 300 years.
Halloween Fall Fest
Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2017
Noon - 5:00 P.M.
After much success we have decided to again host this FREE event. A great warm up for Halloween weekend and FREE CANDY. Come visit our Haunted Kids Village, enjoy a haunted hay ride and much more. More details to come.
Frozen Wonderland Day & Festival Of Trees-General Butler SRP
Dec 02, 2017
8:00 A.M. - NoonSpend your morning with us, we'll have your favorite Frozen & Holiday characters: Elsa, Anna, Krisoff, Olaf, Grinch, Buddy Elf, Cat in the Hat, Ralphie, and of course Santa Claus all joining us for Breakfast from 8:00 am - 10:30 am inside Butler Lodge- Two Rivers Restuarant. Regular breakfast pricing (+tax) will apply.
Saturday December 2nd 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday December 3rd 11 am to 5 pm
over 30 Vendors
Special Christmas Music - Santa Claus
Bagpiper - Christmas Carolers
Shops, Museums & Vendors will be open both days
Candle Dipping at the 1797's Mefford Fort
Local Artists art work at the Artisan Log cabin
Food - Jewelry - Gifts - Crafts & so much more!
Hotels, Lodging &