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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?

  • Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau Now Accepting 2025 Tourism Grant Applications Troy, Ohio – The Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau (MCVCB) is now accepting 2025 tourism grant applications. Anyone involved in travel and tourism-related activity in Miami County may apply for matching funds of up to $6,000. The purpose of the Miami County Tourism Grant Program is to help develop or bolster destination assets and the visitor experience driving visitation, overnight stays, and increased visitor spending to area communities, to enhance the liveability of the area, to support and encourage collaboration within Miami County and the region, and

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  • Are you looking for a delightful culinary experience in Ohio? Tipp City is the perfect destination for food lovers, with a diverse array of restaurants serving up everything from classic American fare to mouth-watering Texan barbeque and authentic Mexican cuisine. Come and explore the best places to eat in Tipp City, Ohio! Chaffee’s Brewhouse Do you want a spot to kick back and relax with a refreshing drink or catch up with friends after a long day at work? Chaffee’s Brewhouse in Downtown Tipp City, OH. With its impressive selection of beverages to choose from, including craft beers, seltzers, wine,

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  • Why spend the evening in Piqua? It perfectly blends history, culture, and a vibrant dining scene. If you’re a foodie, Piqua will delight you with its plethora of dining options that cater to all tastes and budgets. Whether you’re craving a slice of pizza, authentic Mexican cuisine, sushi, or some sweet treats, Piqua’s culinary scene has got you covered. But dining in Piqua is not just about the food; it’s also about the experience. With its charming streets, welcoming locals, and plenty of attractions to explore, Piqua is the perfect destination to enjoy a lovely evening and a satisfying meal.

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  • Covington, Ohio, is a charming small town that’s perfect for a relaxing day trip or weekend getaway. While there are plenty of things to see and do in town, one of the best reasons to visit Covington is the fantastic food scene. Whether you’re looking for a casual meal or a fine dining experience, Covington has something for everyone. From family-owned Mexican restaurants to sports bars and upscale bistros, you’ll find plenty of options to satisfy your cravings. Boscoe’s Place Boscoe’s Place is owned by Covington residents and restaurant experts Jason and Pam Sommer, named after their cherished canine companion.

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  • Explore the best places to eat in Troy, Ohio, where culinary delights await at every turn. Troy boasts a vibrant dining scene that caters to every palate and preference. From cozy cafes to upscale eateries offering innovative cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients, there’s no shortage of options to tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re in the mood for hearty comfort food, authentic international flavors, or artisanal creations, Troy’s restaurants promise a culinary journey that reflects the rich tapestry of flavors and cultures found within this thriving community. Take the trip to experience the diverse and delicious world of dining

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  • Welcome to West Milton, Ohio, where the dining scene is as charming as the town itself. You’ll find these local hot spots amidst picturesque streets and friendly faces, West Milton offers a small-town culinary adventure for every palate. From cozy cafes serving up comfort food to lively taverns boasting mouthwatering bar and grill fare, there’s something to satisfy every craving in this quaint Ohio town. Come explore the culinary delights that make dining in West Milton an experience to remember. Bulldog Diner Check out this diner, which has been around for over 50 years! They serve Debbie’s homemade pie and

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  • Miami County, Ohio, boasts a vibrant culinary scene with a variety of great restaurants that cater to every palate. From charming places serving classic American comfort food to upscale eateries offering gourmet cuisine, Miami County has something for everyone. Whether you’re craving mouthwatering BBQ, fresh seafood, or innovative farm-to-table dishes, you’ll find it all here. Many of these restaurants also take pride in using locally sourced ingredients, showcasing the region’s agricultural richness. With friendly service, inviting atmospheres, and delicious food, dining in Miami County is always a delightful experience. In this ultimate guide, we’ll take you on a culinary tour

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  • Miami County, Ohio, is the ideal summer playground for families seeking adventure, learning, and memorable experiences. Whether you’re a local or visiting for the first time, there’s a wide array of outdoor activities to make this summer break one for the books. Here’s your guide to the best things to do with kids near Dayton.  Water Activities in Miami County Kayaking with Adventures on the Great Miami River is an unbeatable adventure. It blends the thrill of paddling through gentle currents with the serene beauty of scenic riverbanks. It’s a perfect escape, whether you’re seeking excitement or relaxation. Pack a

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  • From classic scoops to creative sundaes, Miami County’s ice cream spots are perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day or enjoying a sweet treat year-round. Sweet Treats- Covington Located in downtown Covington, Sweet Treats, is your one-stop shop for all your cravings! Starting as a trailer in a parking lot, Sweet Treats has been locally owned for 16 years and now has a permanent location right next to where they started. Ducky’s Snowballs and Ice Cream-Troy Now open for the season! Ducky’s offers Hershey’s ice cream, soft serve, quackwich (donut stuffed with ice cream pictured above), milkshakes, and

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music! Be sure to check out these great concerts in July throughout Miami County. Dog of Society- July 4th Celebrate Independence Day with an incredible ride through one of the most epic rock catalogs of the 1970s. This show is presented by The Troy Foundation, the City of Troy, and the Troy Rotary Club. Dogs of Society spot-on ROCKS classic ‘70s ELTON JOHN in ALL-LIVE rock concert experience ft. hits Bennie, Tiny Dancer & Croc Rock to deeper cuts like Funeral, Madman, Alice & more. Food trucks will begin selling food at Treasure

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