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Beyond The River: A Cincinnati Half-Day Trip

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    1:30 p.m.

  • Duration

    Approximately 2.5 hours

Inclusions
  • Beyond the River: A Cincinnati Half-Day Trip
  • A 2.5-hour guided tour of Mainstrasse and the Licking Riverside Historic District
  • Pizza  
  • Choice of 1 alcoholic beverage (beer/wine) or soft drink
  • Lactose-free ice cream
  • Outbound trolley fare
  • Live guide and commentary
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (6+)
  • Infant (0-5)

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Embark on a trip to the charming German village of Mainstrasse from Cincinnati!
  • Bite into a delicious slice of pizza with a beer or other beverage of your choice!
  • Indulge your sweet tooth with an ice-cream comprised of three flavors of your choice!
  • Discover Licking Riverside Historic District in Kentucky!
  • See a piece of the Berlin Wall at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Ride on an old Cincinnati trolley across the Ohio River for a fun-filled day Beyond the River: A Cincinnati Day Trip!


Cross the Ohio River and visit a quaint German village with your Beyond the River: A Cincinnati Day Trip tickets. Meet your guide at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, where a piece of the Berlin Wall is preserved. Then, board an old-fashioned trolley and ride across the Ohio River. When you reach Kentucky, you’ll explore a mile of Licking Riverside Historic District in Covington with your guide. Enhancing your Cincinnati experience by discovering the surrounding areas is what to do in Cincinnati!

Your next trolley ride will take to a quaint German village called Mainstrasse. Follow your guide to a local restaurant for the town’s best pizza. Try out their impressive craft beer selection, a glass of wine, or soft drink. Then, head to a local café for some yummy dessert. Select three scoops of ice cream from 67 flavors to put in your waffle cone. Your tour will end here; but, don’t forget that asking your guide for recommendations on places to see is one of the smartest things to do in Cincinnati!  

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approximately 2.5 hours

  • Start time

    1:30 p.m.

  • Meeting Point

    National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. Meet next to the Berlin Wall Memorial, which stands outside the Center.

  • Ending Point

    520 W. 6th Street, Covington, Kentucky 41011

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Beyond the River: A Cincinnati Half-Day Trip
  • A 2.5-hour guided tour of Mainstrasse and the Licking Riverside Historic District
  • Pizza  
  • Choice of 1 alcoholic beverage (beer/wine) or soft drink
  • Lactose-free ice cream
  • Outbound trolley fare
  • Live guide and commentary
  • Final $1.00 trolley ride back to Cincinnati
  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Additional food and drinks  
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

If the trolley has to use a different route, we’ll reverse the order of our stops. We’ll dine first in Mainstrasse and then take our one-mile stroll at the end of the tour.  

In the unlikely event that our restaurant stop is closed, we will take you to another, equally delicious place instead.

There will be a considerable amount of walking. Carry along an umbrella in case it rains.   


This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 years inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, provided they eat/drink from their parent’s plate/glass. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

We can accommodate vegetarians, but we are not able to cater to vegans or lactose-intolerant guests at this time. Please notify us in advance if you have any other dietary requests. You can do so in the “Additional information” box at checkout.

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