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?
May 25, 2023
Berries Rock! The Troy Strawberry Festival is back and better than ever for its first festival since 2019. Located along the banks of the Great Miami River and through downtown Troy, this weekend-long festival will take place Saturday, June 3rd, 10:00am-9:00pm, and Sunday, June 4th, 10:00am-6:00pm. The festival includes over 100 arts and crafts vendors, great food, entertainment, and of course lots of strawberries. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Savor over 50 food and beverage vendors spread throughout downtown Troy. Try a variety of strawberry-based dishes from the classic strawberry donut or shortcake to the more unique strawberry optionsRead More
Lost Creek Zip Line and Climbing Tower!
May 18, 2023
Climb and zipline with the Miami County Parks District at Lost Creek Reserve! This 35 foot tall wooden tower was completed last fall. Features include two rock walls, a cargo net climb, and the 450ft zip line. The tower allows participants to safely enjoy a climbing experience and the adrenaline rush of riding on a zip line. The tower is only open for programs when tower can be staffed and activities can be led by trained Miami County Park District employees. You can find these programs on the parks website HERE. Participants can sign up as dates become available (preregistrationRead More
We All Scream For Ice Cream!
April 6, 2023
Miami County ice cream shops are opening for the season! Check out just a few of the local favorite spots to grab a frozen treat. Sweet Treats- Covington Located in downtown Covington, Sweet Treats, 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 Louisiana snowballs (softRead More
Miami County Has Something We Want You To See!
March 2, 2023
Check out just a handful of the great things Miami County has to offer in our new video! Locations include Brukner Nature Center, Downtown Piqua, Lost Creek Reserve, Downtown Tipp City, Fulton Farms, Purebred Coffee, and Indian Creek Distillery. Follow our Tiktok @visitmiamico, for more videos and to keep up to date on all things Miami County!Read More
The Float Troy Experience
February 9, 2023
Ready for an adventure that combines camping and floating on the Great Miami River? Look no further than Float Troy. It’s the only public floating tent experience in Ohio! 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. Troy, Ohio is an excellent destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities, but this is a unique experience altogether. Float Troy is the nation’sRead More
Roller or Ice? How do YOU skate?
February 2, 2023
Looking for something to do to get out of the house in this cold weather? Check out Hobart Arena’s public skating! Admission is $7 per person plus $3 for skate rental if needed. Friday February 3rd 8:00pm – 10:00 p.m. Saturday February 4th 2:00pm – 4:00 p.m. Saturday February 4th 8:00om – 10:00 p.m. Sunday February 5th 2:00pm – 4:00 p.m. Friday February 24th 8:00pm – 10:00 p.m. Saturday February 25th 8:00pm – 10:00 p.m. Sunday February 26 2:00pm – 4:00 p.m. Make it a day out by visiting one of our local coffee shops for a warm drink beforeRead More
Exciting Things in 2023
January 12, 2023
Welcome to the New Year! 2023 is looking to be an exciting year for Miami County with new events, dining options, and things to do throughout the county. Dining Now open in Downtown Piqua, Crooked Handle Brewing Co.! Keep up to date on their hours, menu, and more on their facebook page. Tipp City Pizza is now serving downtown Tipp City! Check out their selection of pizza and drinks and keep an eye out for the opening of their duck pin bowling. Along with the addition of Tipp City Pizza is Rad Candy Co. coming soon to downtown! Follow along onRead More
Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve
November 10, 2022
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 displaysRead More
November Holiday Happenings
November 3, 2022
With Halloween now over, many are looking towards and preparing for the winter holiday events and celebrations. Although it may seem early to some, since we haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving, November is the start of the Holiday season. Check out some of the great holiday events this month in Miami County Piqua’s Holiday Horse Parade- Piqua November 12th, 7:00pm-9:00pm Imagine, elegant horse drawn carriages, hitches and riders, all outfitted with Holiday lights. Downtown Piqua offers just that with the Holiday Horse Parade down Main Street. Downtown Troy’s Grand Illumination-Troy November 25th, 5:00pm-8:30pm Downtown Troy lights up for the Holidays! EnjoyRead More
Holiday Shopping and Markets in Miami County
November 1, 2022
Festive holiday markets, glittering windows, and the fun of finding that perfect gift – it’s what the season lives for! In Miami County, we are all about fueling our local businesses and supporting those who give so much to the community. Shopping local and shopping small keeps our local communities and businesses alive. Whether it’s a one-of-a-kind art piece or a gift card to a restaurant, there’s something for everyone on your list. Add these events to your calendar for fun and successful weekends of holiday shopping in Miami County. Holiday Shopping and Markets in Miami County Enchanted Wonderland WeekendRead More