Cincinnati is a great place to cool off this summer

Cool off with end-of-summer FUN in Cincinnati, Ohio! Linda Antus, CEO of Cincinnati USA, joined us this morning on Indy Style with where to go for all the fun!

Here are her picks!

cinciballConey Island & Sunlite Pool

Sunlite Pool holds more than three million gallons of water and is the world’s largest flat-surfaced, recirculating pool. Its over two acres in size and larger than a football field!

Sunlite Pool water slides include The Twister, The Pipeline Plunge and The Cyclone.

Diving boards, lap lanes and a shallow water area for younger kids.

Plus: live stage shows, miniature golf, arcade games and amusement park rides including two new rides for this year.

cincislideSoak City Waterpark at Kings Island

Soak City offers 30 water slides, tropical lagoons, sand volleyball, lounging areas and a 650,000-gallon wave pool. (Included with general admission to Kings Island.)

With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions – including Soak City Waterpark and Dinosaurs Alive – Kings Island is the largest amusement and waterpark in the Midwest.

Kings Island Package
Package includes hotel accommodations and tickets to Kings Island amusement park. Select from various hotels in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Book your stay at! Or call (800) 518-1181.

The Beach Waterpark

2,600 tons of white sands, more than 150 live palm trees and more than two million gallons of water adventure.

Soaring Eagle Zip Line takes you high above the park, or plunge down a five-story drop in three seconds on The Cliff, rated one of the best slides in the country.

Plus: heated wave pool, interactive kids play area, arcade and water slides.


Interactive fountains at Washington Park and Smale Riverfront Park

Washington Park is located in historic Over-the-Rhine across from Music Hall.

• 7,000-square-foot interactive water feature with more than 130 pop-up jets that can be synchronized to music and lights.
• Plus: playground for kids, gazebo bandstand for live music, dog park (with a water creek for pups to splash around) and free events all season long.

Smale Riverfront Park is a 45-acre park along the Ohio River between Great American Ball Park and Paul Brown Stadium.

cincicolors• Several interactive water fountains for kids to run around in and cool off on a hot summer day, and a misting area in the newest section of the park.
• Plus: bike center, labyrinth, garden, porch swings.
• You can also cool off at new Carol Ann’s Carousel, an indoor carousel that is air-conditioned and features Cincinnati-related characters and artwork.

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