Covington, Kentucky, is named after General Leonard Covington, who was a general during the War of 1812. The city is located in North Central Kentucky, just below the Ohio River. It is best known for its 16 historic districts. Visitors can walk through the neighborhoods on self-guided tours. The most popular walking tour is the Annual Covington Neighborhood Tour.
The closest airport to Covington is the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), which is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The best way to reach Covington and view the city is by renting a car. A few popular neighborhoods include Historic W.15th, Historic Licking River, Old Seminary Square and Wallace Woods. Visitors can have fun traveling the I-65 and I-75 culinary trails. Families can enjoy hiking and biking. Trail heads are located at Annie Hargraves Park and Bob Cook Park as well as at many of the other city parks.
Covington experiences four seasons with the fall and spring offering mild temperatures. Summer travelers can expect warm weather that is perfect for wearing shorts. Winter travelers can expect temperatures that range from the 30s to the 40s. The area is home to several family friendly events each year, including the Annual Fishing Derby, held in May at Prisoner’s Lake in Devou Park.