Covington Locations Factor in Cincinnati's "Destination" Designation

The world's largest travel publisher ranks Cincinnati as number 3 on its newly released list of the top 10 travel destinations in the US for 2012. Covington's riverfront was cited by Lonely Planet in the list as contributing to the distinction bestowed upon our larger neighbor across the river:

Life centers around the river – much which can be seen by foot: river walkways are best on the Kentucky side, reached via a couple bridges including John Roebling’s Suspension Bridge (a prequel to his famous Brooklyn Bridge).

The list features Chicago, the Virgin Islands, and other more likely destinations. This is a great honor for Cincinnati:

The US: it’s a big place, and there’s a lot of ground for travelers to cover. So what’s buzzing for travelers in the coming year? It’s an annual tradition at Lonely Planet to try to answer that question, so the editors in our US office put their travel-noggins together to carve out a list of what’s new, interesting, and in some cases likely to be overlooked by travelers both domestic and international.

Read the whole article, including more on what landed Cincinnati on the list, and the other top destinations included.
Lonely Planet