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Here at the Miami County Visitors Bureau, we have been blogging about our area for years. And, more importantly, we continue to ask our residents and visitors to blog about their experiences throughout our historic towns as well. For example… did you know that we are part of the longest paved trail system in the country?

  • A Bookworm’s Paradise

    February 28, 2024

    In celebration of March being National Reading Month, here are some great places in Miami County, Ohio for finding the perfect read! Miami County is home to a variety of independent bookstores, each offering a unique selection of books, new and old, from bestsellers to niche genres. Local bookshops provide a cozy and personalized atmosphere, fostering a sense of community among avid readers. Around About Books 8 West Main Street – Troy Two floors of quality used books and collector items. AroundAboutBooks.com Browse Awhile Books 118 East Main Street – Tipp City Gently used books, out of print and current

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  • The Float Troy Experience

    February 21, 2024

    Ready for an adventure that combines camping and floating on the Great Miami River? Look no further than Float Troy. The only public floating tent experience in Ohio, the nation and possibly the world! Troy, Ohio is an excellent destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities, but this is a unique experience altogether. Float Troy is a series of floating tents anchored on the Great Miami River at Treasure Island Park. Guests sleep on the river inside of their own inflatable floating tent! This unique camping experience is perfect for those who want to take outdoor adventures to another level. About

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  • Whether you’re looking for a creative workspace or just a place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee, there’s no denying that coffee shops are the perfect place to get things done. With its cozy atmosphere, free wifi, and delicious coffee, Miami County has some of the best coffee spots around. If you love coffee as much as we do, you’ll love this guide to the best coffee shops in Miami County. We’ve scoured the area for all the best spots to get your caffeine fix, from cozy cafes to chocolate shops. From basic brews to classic lattes, we’ve

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  • With plenty of entertainment options, Miami County is considered a place for everyone who enjoys culture, art, great food, and fun adventures. While we share a lot about our down-home, casual community, our fine-dining establishments are equally deserving of the spotlight. With a variety of options to choose from, we’ve listed a few romantic spots to add to your bucket list during your next visit. These restaurants and wineries are perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day, a honeymoon, or just a romantic getaway. Upscale Wineries and Restaurants in Miami County Old Mason Winery & Vineyard Enjoy a romantic wine-tasting flight at Old

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  • On April 8, 2024, Miami County will be in the path of totality of a solar eclipse! We invite you to join us to experience this extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In preparation for the solar eclipse, we have put together this guide for you of things to do; here are some things to do in Ohio during the solar eclipse.  What is a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse is nature’s grand celestial spectacle where the Moon aligns perfectly between the Earth and the Sun, casting its shadow on our planet. Picture this cosmic ballet: the Sun, a blazing sphere of energy;

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  • 2024 Best of the Upper Valley  Tickets Are Now Open!   Dayton Magazine is proud to recognize the success of the local businesses in the Upper Valley, through our Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Awards! The Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley is a celebration and competition between the top establishments from within the multiple communities of the Miami Valley north of Interstate 70. From the top places to eat/drink, shop, and secure service providers, your chance to interact and vote with these companies and organizations is finally here!  Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Thursday, February 22nd 2024 5:30pm – 7:30pm The Concord Room 810 Arthur

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  • Let’s go antiquing through Miami County! Antiquing is an art form for many people and tells a story of times gone by. Around here, we are all about preserving the past while looking forward to the future. Antiquing is a fun way to find new things, create new projects, and add a little character to your home. Many people spend hours crafting their antiquing strategies and mapping out the best plans, but we did the leg work for you! We rounded up a few of the most unique spots in Miami County for antiquing. While all unique in their own

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  • One of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding is choosing the perfect venue. From rustic barns to grand ballrooms, there are so many different wedding venues to choose from in Miami County. But with all the options, how do you know which is right for you? In this guide, we’ll explore just a handful of new and unique wedding venues here in Miami County. With the proper research and preparation, you’ll surely find the perfect place to host your special day. The 1833- Troy Located a block away from the square, this newly renovated church

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  • Welcome to the New Year! 2024 is looking to be another exciting year in Miami County with new dining options, events, and things to do throughout the county. Total Solar Eclipse -Miami County On Monday, April 8, 2024, Ohio residents and visitors will be able to experience something that won’t happen in Ohio again until 2099 – a total solar eclipse! Check out www.miamicountysolareclipse.com for more information on events, viewing areas, and more. Old Scratch Pizza–Troy Old Scratch Pizza will be opening very soon, January 2024. Keep an eye out for their official opening date! Heavenly Grounds– Tipp City Tipp

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  • Miami County has some amazing places to eat, drink, do, and see. Isn’t it time your favorite spots get recognition? Take a moment to nominate them for the Best of the Upper Valley Awards through Dayton Magazine! Nominations are open through January 7th, 2024. Check out the website HERE and nominate your favorite establishments in Miami County!

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