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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?

  • Who’s ready for the Solar Eclipse?? It is fast approaching, less than 2 weeks away. For all eclipse events and activities in Miami County, check out our Eclipse Experience Guide or for other information visit MiamiCountySolarEclipse.com.  For last minute information, keep reading! Do you have your glasses? The Visitors Bureau has glasses available in their office located at 405 SW Public SQ. Suite 272, Troy, OH 45373 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30am-4:00pm. The office will be closed Friday March 29th. Glasses will also be distributed at all events on eclipse day, on a first come first serve basis. Looking for

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Looking for Santa? He’s all over Miami County! Check out where to find him below. Lost Creek Reserve, Troy Visit with Santa during the Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve December 8th. Pre-registration is required. Hickory River Smokehouse, Tipp City Enjoy a BBQ dinner with Santa in Tipp City, Friday December 8th 5pm-8pm. Lincoln Community Center, Troy Enjoy breakfast with Santa at The Lincoln Community Center Saturday December 9th 8:30am-11am Piqua Center December 10th noon-5pm come get your picture taken with Santa at the Piqua Center. Tipp City Public Library Meet Santa at the Tipp City Public Library on December

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  • The holiday season is quickly approaching, and it’s time to indulge in all things Merry and Bright! If you are looking for the perfect holiday experience to cherish with friends and family, look no further than Miami County Park District’s Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy. This 1.25-mile drive-thru light display will surely brighten up your holiday season. You’ll be greeted by friendly staff and towering snowmen as you begin the tour down our illuminated lane. The journey continues as you traverse picturesque farm lanes and the edge of a dense woodland filled with over 60 twinkling displays

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  • Shop the day away this Shop Small Saturday in Miami County! Find the perfect dress, comfy sweatshirt, pants for that special occasion, and more with the Miami County Boutique Trail! This trail lists all the great clothing boutiques throughout Miami County by city. Some boutiques have offered discounts or promotions for those participating in the trail, as listed on the brochure. To receive these you must show either a digital or physical copy of the Miami County Boutique Trail brochure to a sales associate (discounts are subject to change and exclusions may apply). Pick up a physical copy at a participating boutique

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  • Miami County is the perfect place to visit during the holiday season. Whether you are searching for festive music, unique gift ideas, holiday lights, or memorable Christmas experiences, the area has got it all covered. From Christmas parades to light displays, from tastes of Christmases past to musical performances, and from unique shopping experiences to much more, Miami County has many exciting events lined up for this festive season. Keep reading for some of our top picks for Christmas happenings in Miami County. Attend Family-Friendly Christmas Parades and Light Displays The holiday season begins with Piqua’s Holiday Horse Parade on

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