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Apr 10, 2013 - Cruising around Cincinnati

Cincinnati sits in the southwest corner of Ohio near the border of Indiana and Kentucky. This puts it within with easy charter bus driving distance of vacation destinations in all three states. It’s also just a three-hour drive from the border of West Virginia, giving charter bus visitors even more destination options that are close by. A great way of moving in and around Cincinnati, and visiting some nearby destinations, is with a bus, charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus chartered from Bus Charters Cincinnati.

Columbus is just over two hours and 100 miles by charter bus from Cincinnati, making it an ideal weekend getaway and a prime destination for longer stays without having to spend much time and money traveling to get there. Once there, charter bus visitors can tour the city’s historic German Village to enjoy the architecture and European-influenced shops and restaurants. Families with kids won’t want to miss the Center of Science and Industry, also known as COSI, named by Parents Magazine as the top Science Center in the country. Plant lovers will enjoy Franklin Park Conservatory with its exotic plants and permanent collection of glass art by renowned glass blower Dale Chihuly. Art lovers appreciate the Wexler Center for the Arts offers art exhibitions, performing arts and films and the Columbus Museum of Art. The city is home to the living history museum, Ohio Village; Ohio State University; Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team; and the state capitol.

Indianapolis is about 110 miles and a two hour charter bus drive west of Cincinnati. Charter bus visitors will love the Indianapolis canal through three miles of downtown where they can rent paddleboats or take a gondola ride. The canal is part of White River State Park on the White River, the nation’s only cultural urban state park, which includes the canal, White River Gardens, the Indianapolis Zoo, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, the Indiana State Museum, the NCAA Hall of Champions and the IMAX Theater. Pro sports fans may want to plan a trip around a competition of the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, the Indianapolis Indians, Indianapolis Ice, and Indy Car racing. Arts and culture lovers will appreciate the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Indianapolis City Ballet, Gregory Hancock Dance Theater,and Indianapolis Repertory Theater. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Conner Prairie Living History Museum will appeal to families on a charter bus trip

Dayton is a quick 50 miles by charter bus from Cincinnati north on I-75. Aviation buffs and charter bus visitors of all ages will enjoy Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, highlighting the birth of aviation, along with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the National Museum of the United States Air Force. History buffs must see SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, a national historic landmark, which was a settlement of American Indians. Arts lovers will appreciate the Dayton Opera, the Philharmonic Opera, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, the Loft Theater, Dayton Art Institute and Dayton Cultural Center.

For a fun filled, fuss free trip to Cincinnati and other locations in Ohio, give Bus Charters Cincinnati a call to find out how they can help you plan your trip using one of their charter buses, and freindly, personalized service.

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