Here's an overview of how to reach the area around the university, and what you can do once you're there. Cultural gems include the American Classical Music Hall of Fame.
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is just a 25-minute drive from the campus. You'll pass along I-71 and arrive at the Corryville neighborhood. This is one of the city's most upscale areas.
The city is home to a huge range of museums and galleries to explore. Be sure to head to the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, as well as the Cincinnati Art Museum for an afternoon of high culture. The Cincinnati Fire Museum takes a look at the amazing service firefighters undertake, and Harriet Beecher-Stowe House showcases the history of the famous Abolitionist novelist.
Carew Tower is a notable art deco skyscraper, and its observation deck will give you wonderful panoramic views of the Cincinnati skyline. Turn your gaze further upward at the Cincinnati Observatory Center, where you can learn about the universe and take part in stargazing experiences. The range of parks in the city is impressive, including pretty Mt. Echo, with more great views.
There's a brilliant range of theaters in Cincinnati, including the Cincinnati Music Hall and the more intimate Bogart's Concert Hall. Main Street has its own Entertainment District, where the city comes alive at night and you'll find plenty of bars, brewhouses, and clubs to keep you happy.