Planning Your Trip

Hotel

The historic Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, will be the primary venue for conference activities.
Address: 35 W 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: (513) 421-9100
The room block at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is now full, however there is another great option less than a block away at the rate of $151/night at Homewood Suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Downtown.

Phone Number: (513) 354-2440

Address: 617 Vine Street, Suite B Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

You can make a reservation by phone at (513) 618-9717 and let them know you are booking under the room block for National Alliance of Preservation Commissions or you can make a reservation online by using the direct booking link.

Airport Information

The City of Cincinnati is served by the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. There are a number of transportation options to and from the airport.

Transportation

There are several options to get to and from the airport and around Cincinnati. The most popular options include taxi cab, rideshare (Lyft and Uber), and on demand shared ride shuttles.
Below is a list of ground transportation options to get to and from the airport and around Cincinnati.
Black Car Service Cincinnati - (513) 886-0256
Moe’s Airport Taxi Service - (513) 332-2862
Town Taxi - (513) 362-0281
Value Taxi - (513) 463-3606

On Demand Shared Ride Shuttle
Executive Transportation - www.executivetransportation.org/
Walk-ups welcome, reservations not required
Visit desk in Baggage Claim near baggage carousels 3 and 4.  
859-261-8841
Cincinnati Bell Connector Trolley Service: The Cincinnati Bell Connector is Cincinnati's modern streetcar system. It is a 3.6-mile loop that connects Cincinnati's riverfront at The Banks, Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. You can also get the Transitapp for mobile access to information on the Cincinnati Bell Connector. Download streetcar map
If you plan to drive, the Mabley Place Parking Garage is connected to the Hilton.
You can find information on other nearby parking garages by following the link below, however the rates on the map are not the overnight/24-hour rates. https://www.bestparking.com

Overnight/24-Hour Rates Below:

Parking Garages within a Block of the Hotel:
Mabley Place 410 Race Street - $21/day
411 Race Street - $22/day
321 Race Street - $15/day
Fountain Square Parking - $22/day with entrances at 416 and 510 VIne Street

Cheaper Parking Lots Within a Few Blocks of Hotel:
609 Elm Street- $12/day
605 Plum - $12/day

Things to do in Cincinnati

Map of Downtown Cincinnati - Download Map
Courtesy of the Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), this is just a sampling of attractions in the Cincinnati area. To learn more about exciting adventures around Cincinnati and nearby Kentucky, please visit Cincinnati CVB’s website. (link to: https://cincinnatiusa.com/)

Downtown Basin Area

21c Museum Hotel
The contemporary art museum, cultural civic center and hotel is located in the 100-year-old renovated Metropole building, which was recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is adjacent to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts. It is open to the public free of charge, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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Taft Museum of Art
The Taft Museum of Art is one of the finest small art museums in America, home to an extensive art collection that includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts, as well as an outdoor garden, a museum shop and café.
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Smale Riverfront Park
Located on 45-acres along Cincinnati's downtown riverfront park features include splash grounds and water play areas, playground, picnic area, Carol Ann's Carousel, Moerlein Lager House and a spectacular view of the Roebling Suspension Bridge.
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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as a monument to freedom bringing to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world, throughout history and today.
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Findlay Market
Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in Over-the-Rhine, a dense historic neighborhood rich in 19th century architecture.
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Beyond Downtown

Self Guided Mural Tour
The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region has an impressive collection of hundreds of murals that are a true feast for the eyes. Take a self-guided tour here and learn the stories and buildings behind them:
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Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Visit the world-famous hippo, Fiona, at the second-oldest zoo in the nation and the National Historic Landmark that is consistently ranked as one of the top zoos in the country.
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Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory and Cincinnati Art Museum
Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park is one of the most popular of the Cincinnati Parks.
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Cincinnati Observatory
Situated atop the rolling hillsides of Mt.Lookout, the Observatory is home to the world's oldest telescope still in use nightly by the general public. Two handsome National Historic Landmark buildings; one designed in 1873 by Samuel Hannaford, complement the institution's park-like setting.
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Alms Park
This hilltop 94-acre park is a memorial to Frederick H. Alms by his wife. From its heights, one can see the juncture of the Little Miami River with the gigantic bend of the Ohio, the hills of Kentucky, Lunken Airport, and panoramic valleys.
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