|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd. Petersburg KY
~8.28 miles from Aurora city center
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The Creation Museum is a 70,000 square foot creationist museum in the United States designed to promote young Earth creationism. The museum presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind, and man's early history according to a literal reading of the book of Genesis. Its exhibits reject evolution and assert that the Earth and all of its life forms were created 6000 years ago over a six-day period, and that man and dinosaurs once coexisted.The Creation Museum is a museum that presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind, and man's early history according to a literal reading of the Book of Genesis. This museum has been heavily criticized by the scientific and academic communities as promoting "fallacy over fact" and attempting to advance the tenets...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Addyston / Sayler Park
7447 Forbes Rd Cincinnati OH - (513) 941-2730?
~13.38 miles from Aurora city center
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|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Turfway Park Race Track
7500 Turfway Rd. Florence KY
~15.34 miles from Aurora city center
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Turfway Park is an American horse racing track located in Florence, Kentucky, about 10 miles south of the Ohio River at Cincinnati. The track conducts live Thoroughbred horse racing during three meets each year--Fall, Holiday, and Winter/Spring--and offers year-round simulcast wagering from tracks across the continent.In 2009, the Horseplayers Association of North America introduced a rating system for 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Of the top Ten, Turfway was ranked #10.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
College of Mount St Joseph
5701 Delhi Rd Cincinnati OH - 513-244-4200
~15.97 miles from Aurora city center
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The College of Mount St. Joseph is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its enrollment as of fall 2007 was approximately 2,300 students. The school is also known by its students as "The Mount."
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Florence Freedom Ballpark
Freedom Way Florence KY
~16.03 miles from Aurora city center
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|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Mercy Franciscan Medicenter
10450 New Haven Rd Harrison OH - 513-367-2222
~16.89 miles from Aurora city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~17.29 miles from Aurora city center
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Delhi Township is one of the twelve townships of Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 30,104 people in the township.
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~18.23 miles from Aurora city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~18.32 miles from Aurora city center
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Cheviot (pronounced /'??vi?t/) is a city located in west central Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 9,015 at the 2000 census.In 1814 a Scottish immigrant named John Craig purchased a half section of 320 acres (1.3 km²) of Green Township from Elias Boudinot. He built an inn and tavern on the Harrison Pike. In 1818 Craig laid out a village which he named after the Cheviot Hills in southern Scotland. He sold lots and growth began.In 1863, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan led his Morgan's Raiders past Union lines through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. One of the targets included Cheviot, where the town was devastated by fire and destruction from the rampaging soldiers on July 13 of that year¹. It marked the northernmost area to be penetrated by Confederate forces ...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~18.65 miles from Aurora city center
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Westwood is an urban-suburban neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.Westwood is Cincinnati's largest neighborhood, and the population of 35,730 makes it the most populous within Hamilton County (2000 Census). It is located north of Price Hill, west of Fairmount, and southwest of Mount Airy.Traces of human occupation dating from 14,000 B.C. Conjectured human presence as early as 50,000 years ago.HistoryWestwood was incorporated as a village on 14 September 1868, but it is now part of City of Cincinnati.CultureWestwood was originally established as a desirable residential neighborhood, included as part of the expansion to Cincinnati's growing inner-city population during the 19th to mid-20th centuries. Many of Cincinnati's wealthy industrialists built their homes in Westwood...
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Barbara Beatrice Art Studio
562C Buttermilk Pike # E Covington KY - 859-578-0511
~18.83 miles from Aurora city center
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|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Brown Mackie College - Fort Mitchell
309 Buttermilk Pike Fort Mitchell KY - (859) 341-5627
~19.13 miles from Aurora city center
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Southern Ohio College N Ky Cmp309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, KY Tel: (859) 341-5627
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Price Hill (Neighborhood)
~19.46 miles from Aurora city center
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Price Hill is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, located north of Sedamsville and Riverside, south of Westwood and South Fairmount, and west of Queensgate. It is one of the oldest outlying settlements of Cincinnati, and includes parts of the zip codes 45205, 45238, and 45204Before the Symmes Purchase of the 1780s, the area of Price Hill was sparsely populated Indian territory. The remains of Indian burial mounds and lookout posts have been found in the region. Most of Price Hill was once part of Delhi Township.Cincinnati became heavily populated in the 19th century, due to steamboat traffic and hog packing, and some of the city's wealthier residents settled in the nearly inaccessible hill country to the west. This region was high enough and far enough away to escape the pollution an...
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~19.86 miles from Aurora city center
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A primarily residential neighborhood in and near Cinicinnati, Ohio.
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~20.56 miles from Aurora city center
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|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~20.66 miles from Aurora city center
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|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~21.18 miles from Aurora city center
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For years, South Cumminsville was the southern portion of a larger settlement known as Cumminsville. Cumminsville was incorporated in 1865 and annexed into Cincinnati eight years later. In the early 1900s, growth attracted many German Catholics. Cumminsville also attracted a number of African-Americans, who moved to the area of Follett and Dreman avenues. This sub-neighborhood became known as South Cumminsville, according to history books. Boosted by the opening of the Millvale apartments in the 1950s, South Cumminsville evolved into a predominantly African-American community. Many of the newcomers in the northern portions of Cumminsville became to identify themselves with Northside, while South Cumminsville retained its identity.
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~21.44 miles from Aurora city center
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|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
~21.51 miles from Aurora city center
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The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, originally Cincinnati Union Terminal, is a passenger railroad station in the Queensgate neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. After the decline of railroad travel, most of the building was converted to other uses, and now houses museums, theaters, and a library.
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Camp Washington (Neighborhood)
~21.80 miles from Aurora city center
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Camp Washington is a residential neighborhood located in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, home to the award-winning Cincinnati chili parlor, Camp Washington Chili. It is located north of Queensgate, east of Fairmount, and west of Clifton and University Heights.During the U.S.-Mexican War Camp Washington was an important military location, training five-thousand, five-hundred and thirty-six soldiers who went to war. This neighborhood is also the location of the old Cincinnati Workhouse (designed by Samuel Hannaford), which was destroyed and rebuilt to serve as a drug rehab for felons
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~22.02 miles from Aurora city center
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Northside is a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio that is bordered by the neighborhoods of Clifton, Mount Airy, Spring Grove Village, and College Hill. Northside was originally known as "North Cumminsville", but changed names to "Northside" several decades ago.Northside has a very racially and socio-economically diverse population, with concentrations of college students, artists, young professionals, and many members of the creative class. In recent years, Northside has earned a reputation as welcoming to Cincinnati's gay and lesbian community.Northside has been described as "hip," "alternative," "progressive," and "liberal." There are numerous shops and restaurants in the neighborhood, most of them independently owned. During the warmer months the Northside Community Council...
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
US Bank Arena
~22.02 miles from Aurora city center
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U.S. Bank Arena (known originally as the Riverfront Coliseum (1975-1997), and known later as The Crown (1998) and the Firstar Center (1999-2001), is an indoor arena located in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio near the Ohio River next to the Great American Ball Park. Completed in September 1975, the arena seats 17,556 persons (in the round). It is the largest indoor arena in the Greater Cincinnati region. It was the home of the Cincinnati Stingers of the WHA from 1975–1979. Since then, the arena has hosted another minor-league hockey team and various concerts, political rallies, tennis tournaments, figure skating, a Billy Graham Crusade, and other events. The facility's longest-serving tenant was the men's basketball program of the University of Cincinnati, which used the arena from its completion...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
3520 Central Pkwy Cincinnati OH - 513-569-1500
~22.27 miles from Aurora city center
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Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (abbreviated CSTCC) is a technical and community college located in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, at 3520 Central Parkway. A Cincinnati State West campus is located in Harrison, Ohio.Chartered by the Ohio Board of Regents in 1969, Cincinnati State was originally Cincinnati Technical College (CTC). It is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Its campus was once the home of Central Avenue High School and Courter Technical High School.Cincinnati State offers over 75 associate degree programs and majors, and over 40 certificate programs. It is home to the Midwest Culinary Institute. Cooperative education and/or clinical practice are an important part of the school's curriculum. It is one of the ten largest co-op education programs...
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
Cincinnati Fire Museum
~22.31 miles from Aurora city center
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The Cincinnati Fire Museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati, Ohio's firefighting artifacts and honors firefighters, both past and present. The museum is housed in a 1907 firehouse, the Court Street Firehouse at 315 West Court Street (near Plum in downtown Cincinnati). The Court Street Firehouse is a registered historic building, listed in the National Register on July 18, 1974.Over 200 years of firefighting history is on display in the Cincinnati Fire Museum. Exhibits include examples of early leather fire buckets, an 1808 fire drum, the oldest surviving fire engine in Cincinnati, and an Hunneman hand pumper. The museum also features and interactive exhibit that allows visitors to experience a modern Emergency-One fire engine cab by wailing the siren, ringing the bell, and flash...
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~22.32 miles from Aurora city center
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|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~22.32 miles from Aurora city center
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FUN FACT:The Cincinnati–Newport Bridge, also known as the Central Bridge was a cantilever bridge which crossed the Ohio River between Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. It was opened in 1890 and demolished in 1992 to make way for the Taylor-Southgate Bridge, which opened in 1995.
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~22.43 miles from Aurora city center
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A stroll up the hippie-chic section of Clifton and the University of Cincinnati is an olfactory cruise. It's dense with foreign cuisine and wafts of spices, sauces and rolls. Chinese, Thai, Indian, American, coffee, pizza... it's a deep, cultural pocket of a city rooted in old-fashioned conservatism.But the diversity doesn't stop on the food chain. It's common knowledge that college areas produce alternative and creative souls. Some dress in flowing skirts and nose rings. Others express their individuality by singing opera on the corner of Ludlow and Telford. Ludlow is bustling with baby boomers shopping for cooking ingredients, Generation Y'ers looking for funky jeans and homeowners (from the mansions in the Gas Light district) searching for home décor.Ludlow is also known for its...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
University Heights (Neighborhood)
~22.52 miles from Aurora city center
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University Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It borders Beachwood to the east, Cleveland Heights to the west, South Euclid to the north and Shaker Heights to the south. The population was 14,146 at the 2000 census. University Heights is nicknamed the "City of Beautiful Homes".Originally part of Warrensville Township, Ohio, University Heights was incorporated as Idlewood Village in 1908. It adopted its present name in 1925 when John Carroll University moved to the Heights area. With the attraction of the college, University Heights quickly grew and by 1940 became a city.
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
American Classical Music Hall
4 W 4th St Cincinnati OH - 513-621-3263
~22.59 miles from Aurora city center
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The American Classical Music Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization devoted to celebrating the past, present and future of American classical music.
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Aurora|
~22.60 miles from Aurora city center
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Carew Tower is the tallest building in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. It stands 49 stories tall in the heart of downtown, overlooking the Ohio River waterfront, and is a national historic landmark. It contains the Netherland Plaza Hotel (currently a Hilton, and formerly the Omni Netherland Plaza). Palm Court, the former lobby of the hotel, and now the restaurant, is described by the hotel as the "finest example of French Art Deco architecture in the world." However, the building will be eclipsed by the Great American Insurance Building at Queen City Square in 2011 rising 86 feet (26 m) higher than the Carew Tower.