“Ride the Ducks”is the latest Ohio River sport to hit town. It’s a 40-minute amphibious sightseeing experience that leaves from Newport on the Levee and travels on land and water. Plow through the streets and river in a World War II-era DUKW vehicle like the ones employed by Gen. Patton and Gen. Eisenhower during the Normandy landing. Just don’t call your driver a quack.1 Aquarium Way, Newport. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. $13, $10 for children, under 2 free. (859) 815-1439 or

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One of Cincinnati’s newest indoor theme parks, Krazy City, features 50,000 square feet packed with amusement park rides such as the spinning Tornado, bumper cars and kiddie swings, arcade games, mini-golf, bowling, and a Speedway go-cart track. Inside Tri-County Mall, 11700 Princeton Pike, Springdale. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. $19.99. (513) 386-9907 or  

Looking for a unique costume for this month’s Halloween revelry? Then head to the last weekend of theOhio Renaissance Festivalon Oct. 18-19, when many of the vendors put out the “sale” sign so they don’t have to cart their merchandise home. Whether it’s for you or your children, choose from a selection of royal costumes, jester crowns, swords and shields, knightly armor and even chain maille. Renaissance Park, I-71 at exit 45, Harveysburg. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 19. $19.99 for adults, $9.99 for children 5 through 12. (513) 897-7000 or