Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Covington

Take a holiday to Covington and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and opera. Revered 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-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Covington

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

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Covington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 267 holiday lettings around Covington. From 89 houses to 117 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Covington?

There are tons of reasons to stay central when it's your first time in a new city, but you can't argue with the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 26 city centre holiday properties available. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has tons more property options to investigate, including:

  • 8 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Covington?

Bid farewell to uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 66 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £50 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 60 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Hotel: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £91 per night.
  • Condo: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.

Can I stay in Covington in a large group?

Nothing compares to being reunited with old work friends or spending a few weeks with your family in a wonderful new destination. And the best thing is HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not have a peek at the 17 house holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular option for big groups of travellers. The holiday rentals that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • Are you searching for places that can fit 6 of you? We have 34 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £59 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 25 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices start at £54 a night.
  • Trying to find holiday rentals catering to 5 guests? You'll be happy to know we have 17 that will fit the bill. You can get one for as little as £48 per night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you plan your Covington getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Covington?

Teeny tiny hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Discover our thrifty holiday rentals today and ensure everyone in your crew has enough room to spread out. Northside is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 4 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £64 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Clifton is another great option. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £70 per night.