5 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

5 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

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Covington
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Covington — 4 nights

Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers. Covington is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Newport Aquarium, sample the fine beverages at New Riff Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at Braxton Brewing Company, and snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Covington road trip planning app.

Dayton to Covington is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive back home.
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