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Tours & Itineraries

There is so much to see and do downtown. Explore all the great ways to have fun with a guided tour or follow your own path with a themed itinerary. Either way, be sure to download the Downtown App so you can carry downtown in your pocket.

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Downtown Tours

Access Cincinnati
Access Cincinnati provides objective information about the accessibility of bars, restaurants, and cafes in Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine (OTR) for everyone — families, senior citizens, and individuals with mobility issues. Find out more at

American Legacy Tours

Historic, guided walking tours including Queen City Underground, Rookwood Pottery, German Heritage, Civil War, Queen City Haunted and much more. For details, click here

Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati 
ArchiTour Cincinnati, a free mobile app, is now available at The App Store and Google Play and provides self-guided architectural walking tours of downtown Cincinnati.  The three current tour themes are: Streetcar Route, 20 Must See Buildings and Fourth /Fifth Streets.  For details, click here.

Explore our online database of murals and sculptures along with five themed itineraries makes it easy to explore downtown and Over-the-Rhine. Click here to see each themed itinerary. 

ArtWorks Mural Tours Presented by Thompson Hine
ArtWorks offers two weekend guided walking tours of their murals, each around 90 minutes. Visit the ArtWorks website to reserve your spot or schedule a private tour.

Cincinnati Bell Connector 
Hop on the Cincinnati Bell Connector to visit favorite haunts, see ArtWorks' murals, and find hidden gems when you explore downtown and Over-the-Rhine via streetcar with one of these fun itineraries. 

Cincinnati Brewery Heritage Tours
Guided tours of breweries, cellars and tunnels that were the heart of Cincinnati's brewing heritage. For details, click here.

Cincy Brew Bus
Enjoy a guided tour through a day full of breweries and beer that highlight not only 
Cincinnati's past, but the bright beer brewing future that lies ahead. Click here for more information.

Cincy Red Bike 
Take your own tour of downtown with Red Bike, Cincinnati's Bike Share program. Click here for more details and a map of 50+ bike rental locations. 

Cycling Backroads
A guided cycling adventure (2 hours) that highlights historic buildings, restored homes, murals, eclectic shops, cafes, and theaters while broadening your knowledge and appreciation of the heritage and culture that make Over-the-Rhine a popular destination. Bike rental available upon request.  May to October, most Saturdays and Sundays at 10 am and 1 pm. Other times by appointment. Click here for more details. 

GoVibrant Walking Routes
Take a hike! Here are one, two and three mile routes through downtown. Click here for details. 

Horse-drawn Carriage Rides
Choose from these carriage operators who board around Fountain Square on most Friday and Saturday evenings, holidays and special events.

Queen City History
Featuring Arnold's and other watering holes, Brothels, Bootleggers and Booze tours are Thursdays and Saturdays from May to October. For more information on all tours offered, click here.

Segway Tours
For fun, try a city tour or even a Segway tour, currently offered from Fountain Square and in Eden Park, minutes from downtown. Find more information click here.

Find a list of additional Tour Companies here.

Panhandlers in Downtown Cincinnati

Please support organizations that are devoted to making a real difference in the lives of those who are struggling. Find out more information about how to help panhandlers with this brochure from Downtown Cincinnati Inc.

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