Mainstrasse Village is a vibrant 19th century German neighborhood in Covington, Kentucky, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Listed on the National Historic Registry, Mainstrasse is home to unique shops, galleries, some of Covington’s finest restaurants, and hosts numerous festivals throughout the year, including GoettaFest.
Do you enjoy a nice Kentucky hug? Several of the stops on Northern Kentucky’s bourbon tour, the B-Line, are located in Mainstrasse village and are within walking distance from each other. Enjoy a flight on the patio at Bourbon Haus 1841, a fresh farm-to-table dinner at Bouquet Restaurant, and finish the night off at Wiseguy Lounge or Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar. Don’t forget to stamp those Line Guides along the way to redeem for your new favorite t-shirt or hat!
Speaking of amazing food, be sure to check out Riverside Food Tours’ tour of Mainstrasse Village. Visit five locally-owned restaurants and eat like a local, experiencing handcrafted specialty pizza, German pretzels and beer cheese, charcuterie, coffee & homemade desserts, plus other authentic Kentucky dishes.
While you’re here, experience the history of Mainstrasse Village by visiting the 100-foot-tall Carroll Chimes Bell Tower, the Goose Girl Fountain, and numerous other historic markers. Walking tours are also available for a more in-depth dive into history.