Things to Do in Covington, KY

Our list of the best things to do in Covington, Kentucky, features the top 173 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Covington, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.

The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Covington, KY , followed by 151 popular activities in nearby cities, including Cincinnati, Newport, West Chester, Hamilton, Florence, Mason, Fairfield, Lawrenceburg, Rising Sun, Springfield and Guernsey

Covington, KY

Highlights
  • Parks - 4 Activities
  • Art Gallery - 2 Activities
  • History Museums - 2 Activities
  • Walking Trails - 1 Activity

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St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
1
0.4 Miles

St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

1140 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011
Religious Buildings
While the cathedral's first brick was placed in 1894, the St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption isn't actually finished to this day. It was constructed in the Gothic architectural style.

Rating

97% 97 Votes Submit a Review
Behringer-Crawford Museum
2
1.6 Miles

Behringer-Crawford Museum

1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011
History Museums
With rotating collections and exhibits, the Behringer-Crawford Museum is dedicated to the local area's history and how it was changed through technology. There are also exhibits which are aimed at a larger public, such as the Vietnam: Our Story exposition.

Rating

97% 33 Votes Submit a Review
Devou Park
3
1.4 Miles

Devou Park

638 Madison Road, Covington, KY 41011
Parks
Located on 704 acres, Devou Park features an 18-hole golf course, a fishing lake, an amphitheater and over eight miles of trails through wooded terrain. The park provides picnic areas with grills, a playground and sports fields.

Rating

94% 34 Votes Submit a Review
MainStrasse Village
4
0.5 Miles

MainStrasse Village

605 Philadelphia Street, Covington, KY 41011
Historic Sites
Resembling a traditional German village, the MainStrasse Village has plenty of old and restored buildings, which are now transformed into boutiques, restaurants, and pubs.

Rating

78% 153 Votes Submit a Review
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
5
0.4 Miles

Northern Kentucky Convention Center

One West RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011
Convention Centers
The Northern Kentucky Convention Center has plenty of meeting facilities, which can be used for conventions too. It is located near other points of interest, such as hotels and restaurants.

Rating

82% 34 Votes Submit a Review
The Carnegie
6
0.3 Miles

The Carnegie

1028 Scott Street, Covington, KY 41011
Art Gallery
Through its galleries, the Eva G. Farris Education Center, and the Otto M. Budig Theatre, The Carnegie seeks to provide its patrons with a multidisciplinary arts experience. It is housed in a revamped Carnegie Library built in 1904.

Rating

100% 15 Votes Submit a Review
Pioneer Park
7
5.7 Miles

Pioneer Park

3951 Madison Pike, Covington, KY 41017
Parks
Covering 43 acres, the Pioneer Park features playgrounds, a dog area, hiking trails and bicycle trails, sports field and courts, and others too.

Rating

79% 43 Votes Submit a Review
Covington Clay
8
2.8 Miles

Covington Clay

16 Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011
Art Gallery
Covington Clay is a pottery studio and art gallery that offers classes to artists of all skill levels. The gallery features inspired clay pottery and paintings by locals and studios.

Rating

100% 1 Votes Submit a Review
Totter's Otterville
9
3.1 Miles

Totter's Otterville

4314 Boron Drive, Covington, KY 41015
Playgrounds
Featuring an art studio, ball pit, and several mazes, Totter's Otterville is an educational playground offering a number of activities for its young guests to enjoy. Other facilities to play on include a pretend village, veterinary clinic, and block building.

Rating

54% 28 Votes Submit a Review
Doe Run Lake Park
10
7.1 Miles

Doe Run Lake Park

1501 Bullock Pen Rd, Covington, KY 41017
Lake
Doe Run Lake Park is focused around a 30-acre lake that can be used for water-based recreation, such as fishing and boating. The surrounding land in the park also offers hiking trails and secluded picnic areas.

Rating

100% 4 Votes Submit a Review

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