Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Covington

Take a vacation to Covington and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and opera. Well-liked for its riverfront, skyscrapers and sporting events, this city is both scenic and cosmopolitan. Newport Aquarium and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Covington

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Covington a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ride The Ducks Newport (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lunken Playfield Loop (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Coney Island (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • World of Golf (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Covington

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Covington is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Krohn Conservatory (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • General James Taylor Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Smale Riverfront Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Goebel Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lytle Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sawyer Point (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Covington

The nearest airport is in Cincinnati, OH (LUK-Cincinnati Municipal - Lunken Field), located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.), which is 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Covington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 154 vacation rentals near Covington. From 71 Houses to 73 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Covington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Covington?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Covington:

  • Licking Riverside: 20 vacation rentals
  • Over-The-Rhine: 25 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 51 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 17 vacation rentals
  • Mount Adams: 37 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Covington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Covington. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Northern Kentucky Convention Center: 209 vacation rentals
  • Devou Park: 209 vacation rentals
  • MainStrasse Village: 210 vacation rentals
  • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption: 203 vacation rentals
  • Roebling Murals on the Floodwalls: 208 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Covington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Covington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 71 Houses in Covington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Covington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Covington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Covington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.