Aquarium Directions

Tuesday, November 13 Parking Changes:

On Tuesday, November 13, Dave Cowens Drive (Rte. 8) will be closed west of Washington Avenue. The east entrance of the Newport on the Levee parking garage will not be accessible.

If you are coming from I-471, please follow these directions to park in the garage:

  • Use I-471 Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at the stop light onto Route 8
  • Take the left turn onto Washington Avenue, then take the first right onto East Third Street
  • Stay on East Third Street past the Newport on the Levee building and look for the large parking sign on the right.
  • The west entrance to the parking garage is just past the parking sign on the right. There will be attendants directing traffic.
  • Follow signs in the garage to the central pavillion and take the elevator to Level PL

construction redirection

GPS Navigation Systems:

Enter 1 Levee Way Newport KY, 41071

**Enter the Newport on the Levee Garage directly from Cowen Drive/KY 8

** Note: if your GPS does not recognize the above address for any reason, try: One Dave Cowens Dr., Newport, KY

This location is the intersection leading to the Newport on the Levee Parking garage entrance.


Driving Directions:

From Columbus and North

  • I-71 South to I-471 South
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow Route 8 and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL

From the Dayton Area

  • I-75 South to 50 East/I-471 South
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow Route 8 and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL

From Kentucky/Airport

  • I-275 East to I-471 North
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow Route 8 and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL

From Louisville

  • I-71 North; I-71 will join I-75
  • Follow I-71/I-75 to I-275 East
  • I-275 to I-471 North
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow Route 8 and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL

From Lexington

  • I-75 North to I-275 East
  • I-275 to I-471 North
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport/Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow signs and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL

From Indianapolis

  • I-74 to I-75 South
  • I-75 to Route 50 East/I-471 South exit
  • I-471 to Exit #5 (Newport⁄Route 8)
  • Turn left at stop light onto Route 8
  • Follow Route 8 and proceed directly into the Newport on the Levee parking garage
  • From the Parking Garage, the Aquarium is on level PL