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Cincinnati Useful Information

Cincinnati skyline

Photo by J. Miles Wolf, courtesy of Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau

A daytime view of the sweeping Ohio River and rolling hills of Cincinnati.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport:
Cincinnati’s airport code is CVG, and it is located 13 miles from downtown Cincinnati. Rental cars are available at the airport as are shuttle services. Additional transportation options: Bus: 50-60 minutes, $1.75; Taxi: about $30 from downtown.

Getting Around Cincinnati:
Be sure to pack comfortable walking shoes to explore the city by foot. If you do, don’t miss the chance to walk across the Ohio River via the Purple People Bridge. Renting a car is a good option if you plan to visit attractions outside the downtown area. The city is unique in that it offers bus services through two companies: Metro and TANK.

Visiting Cincinnati:
Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
Visitor Center on Fountain Square
511 Walnut Street, Cincinnati
513-352-4569
Hours: Th.-Su. noon-8 p.m.

Geography and Climate: Cincinnati has a population of 333,000 and an area of 80 square miles. Cincy has four true seasons, with summer temperatures hovering between 70 and 85 degrees and winters of 20 to 40 degrees. Fall and spring are typically between 40 and 60 degrees. Cincinnati is located in the Eastern time zone.

In Case of Emergency: Cincinnati is a safe city for visitors and local residents alike. In the event of an emergency, “911” is the emergency telephone number. There are three major hospitals located in Cincinnati:
University Hospital
234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati
513-584-1000

The Christ Hospital
2139 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati
513-585-2000

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati
513-636-4200

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