There's lots of things to do within walking distance of the hotel! Check out these attractions all within walking distance.
Historic Walking Tour - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Hotel
The hotel is organizing a free walking tour just for SRA International. Please sign up soon, the cap is at 20 tour guests.
The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza hotel opened in 1931 and is a National Historic Landmark and charter member of Historic Hotels of America. This Cincinnati hotel features breathtaking French Art Deco that has been restored to its 1930's grandeur. With rare Brazilian rosewood paneling, indirect German silver-nickel light fixtures and soaring ceiling murals, the historic hotel is one of the world's finest examples of French Art Deco. No trip or visit to Cincinnati is complete without a stay at this remarkable hotel in Cincinnati.
Hotel Tour: Tuesday, May 8 at 4:30 PM - Meet in the hotel lobby. Click here to reserve your spot!
Fountain Square - right at your doorstep!
Fountain Square is the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Located at the corner of Fifth and Vine streets, Fountain Square is a public space where Cincinnatians gather, celebrate and connect as a city and enjoy year-round free programming. The centerpiece of the Square is the historic Tyler Davidson Fountain, dedicated to the people of Cincinnati in 1871. Over 200 events take place on Fountain Square each year ranging from live music concerts in the summer to ice skating and broomball competitions in the winter, plus farmers markets, salsa dancing and much more.
Skyline Chili - 0.2 mi N
A local favorite and home of the famous Cincinnati Chili. Founded in 1949 by Greek immigrant Nicholas Lambrinides, Skyline Chili is named for the view of Cincinnati's skyline that Lambrinides could see from his first restaurant (which has since been demolished), opened in the section of town now known as Price Hill. It is also the "official chili" of many local professional sports teams and venues, including the Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets and the Kings Island theme park, and also sponsors the Crosstown Shootout, an annual men's college basketball rivalry game between the city's two NCAA Division I teams, Cincinnati and Xavier.
Contemporary Arts Center - 0.1 mi NE
One of the earliest contemporary art institutions in the United States and long a progressive cultural force in the Tristate and the nation. The CAC continues to surprise, challenge, educate and entertain audiences by presenting and exploring the art of the 'last 15 minutes.' Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, the CAC's home, The Richard & Lois Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, has been hailed as 'a breakthrough.' Free admission on Monday evenings.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - 0.3 mi SE
Opened in 2004 and located on the riverfront, it tells the stories and circumstances of 19th-century slavery and the people who sought to escape it via the Underground Railroad, a network of sympathizers who helped slaves escape to freedom. The Center also explores the importance of freedom in today's world.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum - 0.4 mi SE
Baseball fans enjoy 10 galleries where they can learn about baseball's first professional team. On view are over 500 objects, including the three World Series trophies -- the 'Big Red Machine' from 1975 and 1976, plus the team that swept the series in 1990 -- and the 64 Hall of Fame plaques from the Reds Hall of Fame.
Showboat Majestic - 0.6 mi SE
The last of the original traveling showboats, built in 1920, plied the Ohio River for many years offering shows at towns along the way. Now permanently docked at the Public Landing, it's a venue for comedies and musicals. Cozy space and a tiny stage, but a theater experience like no other.
Lytle Park - 0.5 mi E
One of 70 neighborhood parks managed by the Cincinnati Park Board featuring a statue of Abraham Lincoln, a gift to the City of Cincinnati by the Charles Phelps Taft family, presented to the city by former President Wm. Howard Taft in 1917.
Taft Museum of Art - 0.6 mi E
A National Historic Landmark, housed in a Federal Period home dating from 1820 and considered one of the finest small art museums in America. On display are 700 works of art -- European and American paintings by masters such as Rembrandt, Sargent, Turner, Hals and Whistler. Also Chinese porcelains and European decorative arts. Extensively renovated and expanded in 2004 with a new special exhibitions gallery, attractive terrace and gardens, cafe and a museum shop. Free to all on Sundays.