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Roebling Suspension Bridge

Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
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Roebling Point Food and Culture Tour in Covington KY
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ohio river” (69 reviews)
“both sides” (17 reviews)
“nice walk” (20 reviews)
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Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
Central Business District
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

The bridge is a fun walk since it connects Ohio and Kentucky. I haven't ever walked across a bridge that connects two states before, so it felt historical. Also, the backdrop of downtown cincinnati makes for a great photospot, especially at nights. There are lot...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We walked the bridge on a balmy winter evening and it was amazing...and totally safe! If you love the Brooklyn Bridge this is the fore-runner and the design is just as exquisite. During the holidays horse drawn carriages go across which makes for a delightful...More

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Roebling Suspension Bridge, located above the Ohio River, beapite being less famous, has been built 30 years earlier than Brooklyn Bridge and they have quite a similar architecture. Affordable parking rates on Ohio side otherwise you can park on the Newport side where parking is...More

Thank BUGI_70
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Walking across the Roebling Suspension Bridge is definitely a more interesting way to travel across the Ohio River between Covington and Cincinnati; in itself scenic, with historical significance and with cars traveling on it to provide a nice humming background noise to help zone out...More

Thank dos_worldwide
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A lot of history and technology ( which you can read elsewhere ) for you to admire. We did the walk on a chilly morning from the Ohio side to Newport KY , stopping in between to take some beautiful pictures of the riverside park...More

Thank Ajithsworld
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Historic landmark: Cincinnati 1850 population was 115,435 which was larger than St. Louis 77,860 and Chicago 29,963. Covington and Newport were home to 20,000 more residents, and as ferry traffic increased, the necessity of a bridge became apparent.Construction stretched over a decade, interrupted by the...More

Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was the longest ropeway bridge when constructed in 1966 and looks like Brooklyn Bridge which was constructed 30 years later. Wonderful view

Thank PravasiRJ
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Recently took my kids and several nieces and nephews (ages 3-11) across the bridge. It was quite a bit of fun. The kids loved being able to walk to a new state. The distance was doable for most of the kids without excessive piggyback rides....More

Thank joeyjojo_717
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We are tourists in the area, and I found out about this bring on Trip Advisor. We decided to check it out, and I'm so glad we did! Our family of four drove over then parked and walked the span of the bridge. It was...More

Thank HeatherW520
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed in the Ascent building which is right next to the bridge and so got to see it at all times of day and in all weather conditions. It is a great piece of engineering. take a walk over it. It gives good views...More

Thank mickthebike1954
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Nell I
23 September 2017|
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Response from Chuck O | Reviewed this property |
There is a public parking area behind Molly Malone's restaurant just up the street from the Covington end of the bridge. It is filled on weekdays from 9-5...but in the evenings or weekends there is plenty of parking.
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Jack L
23 August 2015|
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Response from donau2015 | Reviewed this property |
While the parking is more challenging on Cincinnati's side the are garages or lots right off Pete Rose Way with the bridge in between. Sometimes, depending on the day you can sneak over and park on the tarmac at Paul Brown... More
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Eugene K
13 June 2015|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is approximately a half mile long from Newport Kentucky to Cincinnati. There is pedestrian access from either side as well as parking (metered or surface lot). It is a nice walk and is a pedestrian only bridge... More
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