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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?
  • Looking for that one specific candy? Whether it’s for nostalgia or something entirely new, check out these candy shops in Miami County to find that perfect treat! Grandpa Joe’s- Troy  Feel like a kid again at Grandpa Joe’s candy shop in Downtown Troy! Home to the world famous Candy Buffet and housing over 250 different candy bars from all over the world, Grandpa Joes is filled wall to wall with candies, toys, and sodas for you to enjoy. This & That’s Candy on Main- Piqua Find all your favorites at This & That’s Candy On Main! This local candy shop

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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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  • Looking for a fun fall activity? Miami County is the place to be! Check out just a few of our fun fall festivities. Apple Gathering Day September 17th, 2022 Come enjoy the seventh annual Apple Gathering Day at The Pink House Orchard in West Milton from 10:00am-4:00pm. Check out a variety of vendors, food, music, and of course apples! Tipp City Mum Festival September 23rd-25th, 2022 Get ready for a fun-filled weekend at the Tipp City Mum Fest in downtown Tipp City. Enjoy the Annual Cruise-In, 5K Run, food, vendors, Little Miss and Mr. Mum,  music from local favorite Zak

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  • Looking for the picture-perfect spot for your next photoshoot? Here are some great natural backdrops in the Miami County Parks! Charleston Falls  Charleston Falls is the most visited nature park in Miami County! This park offers over 216 acres of prairie and forests as well as a waterfall, Miami County’s own Miniature Niagara, perfect for pictures. Suspension Bridge The Suspension Bridge was completed in 2021, connecting Maple Ridge and Stillwater Prairie Reserve. The bridge crosses the scenic Stillwater River and provides a beautiful, picturesque place for you to enjoy. Hobart Urban Nature Preserve With over 2 miles of trails and

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  •   Getting dressed for the best day of your life… So far. Everything you need to make your day perfect is right here in Miami County. Looking your best for the big day is easy here in Miami County. We’ve got you covered! Modern on Market Ladies a must-stop for bridal gowns is Modern on Market in downtown Troy. This boutique is inspired by chic, modern styles, perfect for a bride of elegance, zest, and edge. You won’t be disappointed in the variety of choices here. Barclays For the gentlemen looking for a classic style and custom service, Barclays in downtown Piqua

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  • Made In Miami County

    August 25, 2022

    Miami County is full of creative people whose products are available for purchase all around the county. Check out some locally sourced products at these Miami County fan favorite shops! Rosebud’s Real Food– Piqua Real food, real simple. Rosebuds Real Food offers a variety of gluten-free, all-natural, organic seasoning mixes, honey-sweetened fruit butters, locally raised meat and produce, bread, and more! Located in downtown Piqua, and grown in Covington, these spices and products are homegrown and amazingly delicious. Winans Chocolates and Coffee– Piqua Handmade the same way for generations, Winans is your best resource for premium chocolates! They also source and

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  • Love biking? Love donuts? Look no further. Come to downtown Troy for the Tour de Donut, The Sweetest Ride in Ohio! The Tour de Donut is a unique bicycle event where your ability to eat donuts is just as important as your ability to ride. The event is a mass start timed ride where riders visit stops along the way to eat donuts. For each donut the rider eats (and keeps down) during the ride, 5 Minutes are taken off their final time. Start your sweet weekend with Donut Jam on Friday night, August 26th, at Prouty Plaza in downtown

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  • There are times when you just need to get away for a while. Miami County has plenty to offer all of our visitors: invigorating hikes, local shops, fabulous restaurants…and even places where you can soak in the solitude. One of the most treasured – and preserved – activities is exploring the beauty of nature. In Miami County, we have so many opportunities to appreciate the beauty of our area, take some time for gratitude, and let go of the stress. Beautiful hiking trails, waterfalls, and scenery are breathtaking backdrops for mindfulness activities. Whether you are looking forward to a peaceful

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great FREE concerts in August throughout Miami County. Tipp Community Band & Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers, Downtown, Tipp City Friday August 5th @ 6:00pm It’s all happening in downtown Tipp City this Friday! Enjoy Tippecanoe Market Days, Downtown Tipp City’s First Friday Putt Putt, and Tipp Community Night’s Concert with the Tipp Community Band and Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers. Bring a chair and come to downtown for a fun filled evening. American Pride, Treasure Island, Troy- Saturday August 6th @ 7:30pm The City of

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  • Warm weather and sunshine, summertime is here! What better way to celebrate the season than a picnic or a meal on the patio at one of Miami County’s many spots. Covington- Boscoe’s in Covington has a great patio for you to enjoy some doggone good food. Looking for a picnic spot? School House Park is coming soon! Follow along here for updates on the new things coming to the Village of Covington.   Piqua- Fountain Park and Hance Pavilion are great for picnics, with plenty of green space as well as picnic tables and shelters. The parks also have grills

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