Access to Newport on the Levee is available via alternative options including a cab, boat, limo, shuttle bus, pedicab or by foot over the bridges. Below is helpful information on these alternatives.

Yellow Cab

Community Yellow Cab

(859) 261-4400

Taxi cabs are available in the Levee's Valet Circle and provide rides directly to your destination including the airport, sporting events and many other locations.

BB Riverboats

BB Riverboat Cruises


Offers cruise information for dinner/riverboat attractions, docked just down-river from the Newport Aquarium and Newport on the Levee.

Southbank Shuttle

Southbank Shuttle Trolley (T.A.N.K.)

(859) 331-TANK (8265)

For just $1.00 per ride, guests can catch a Southbank Shuttle every 15 minutes from all major hotels, convention centers and a number of other locations on both sides of the river, including Newport on the Levee.

The Purple People Bridge

The Purple People Bridge

(859) 655-7700

Provides information on the country’s longest (2,670-foot span) all-pedestrian bridge that links two states. The 131-year-old L&N Bridge reopened in the spring of 2003 after receiving a $4.1 million makeover that included a coat of bright purple paint. The “Purple People Bridge” includes park benches and flowering seasonal planters. This bridge begins/ends on the Levee's northeast side.

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Taylor-Southgate Bridge

Located to the west side of the Levee. This bridge provides pedestrian and vehicle access from Cincinnati to Newport.

Action Jackson Sports Tours
Kentucky NASCAR Race Travel Tour
Chartered bus service from Newport on the Levee to the NASCAR races in Sparta, Kentucky.