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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?
  • Hi, I’m Delaney! I am the new Marketing & Experience Specialist at MCVCB. A little bit about me, I was born and raised in Troy and my family has lived throughout Miami County for years. After graduating from Troy High School, I moved up north to attend Bowling Green State University. There I majored in Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management and graduated with my bachelors in December of 2021. While at BGSU I did two internships, one in Port Clinton, Ohio and the other in Ridgedale, Missouri, about 10 minutes north of the Arkansas border. After living in different areas

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  • You might see our faces walking by or sitting in a planning meeting somewhere in Miami County, but have you ever wondered who that person is and why are they here? Well, we hope to answer that and a few other things in our “Get to know us” blog! Leiann Stewart Executive Director After being raised a Nebraska Cornhusker, I ventured to Ohio where I earned my bachelors at Xavier University. My first job after graduation was in Miami County. I worked at the Piqua Daily Call and Troy Daily News for 14 years where I gained experience in sales,

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  • What’s new on the menu in Miami County: a look at some fantastic new restaurants to try out right here in Miami County Across the Miami Valley, restaurant owners and employees defied the most chaotic year of the industry. Despite all the obstacles, owners of these Miami County restaurants celebrated a grand opening. Miami County has never been a stranger to great places to eat. There are plenty of local spots ready for the tasting! Depending on the activities you have in place, you could hit all four of these in a weekend. New Restaurants in Miami County Megumi Hibachi

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  • Shopping local is what keeps our local communities and businesses alive. During this time, Miami County’s most treasured shops take the necessary precautionary measures to make your next shopping trip a pleasant and safe experience. From high-end shopping to bargain hunting, visitors are always pleased with the variety of shops available throughout the area. In traditional and non-traditional ways, our local shops have made it possible to support them with a visit to the store, online, with curbside pickups, gift certificates, and more. Plans for a safe and successful shopping trip to Miami County must include some of our area

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  • It’s no secret- Miami County has plenty to offer. One of the most treasured – and preserved – activities is exploring the beauty of nature. Whether you are on the hiking trail, taking an easy stroll, or searching for something to really get your blood pumping – you can find it along our trails in Miami County. Lace-up your hiking boots, grab your gear and get ready to check out these local trails. Charleston Falls Preserve As one of the most visited parks in Miami County, the Charleston Falls Preserve has more than 216 acres of prairie and forests. It’s

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  • Miami County has plenty to offer the adventurer of every kind. From exploring culture and agriculture to dining and shopping locally, there’s plenty to plan a weekend (or two!) full of activity. In fact, West Milton, Ohio is a great place to start! Full of rich history and timeless treasures, this friendly little village is lined with hometown diners, local shops, thrift stores, and adventures waiting for you. If you are planning a weekend away in West Milton, we have you covered! Follow this itinerary for a picture-perfect weekend full of exploring, tasting, eating, and sight-seeing. Tasting and Eating in

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  • Here’s a list of helpful hints to stay healthy when traveling with kids Let’s face it; kids are walking Petri dishes! No matter where they go it’s a constant battle of keeping little fingers off of everything and out of their mouths. Now, more than ever, parents are ultra-cautious when it comes to germs. Coming down with the cold, flu, or other illness can really put a damper on travels; we know our families want to take advantage of every moment possible when exploring Miami County. Whether you are in town for a weekend or a day trip, we’ve put

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  • Miami County is a haven for couples who want to take a romantic break from the buzz of everyday life and experience culture, art, great food, and fun adventures. With plenty to do, there is something for every kind of explorer. Traveling within Miami County is the perfect opportunity for a road trip. Most of the main cities are within 30 minutes of each other, making travel throughout the area quite easy. There are plenty of places to visit along the way to each destination. If you are making a long weekend out of it, grab a reservation at a

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  • Miami County, Ohio is Ready to Serve Visitors with Updated Hotels and Safety Guidelines Even though many events in our area have been postponed or cancelled, there is still plenty to do in and around Troy, Ohio – safely. As always, our primary goal is to provide our guests with a memorable, comfortable, and safe experience. As we begin reopening our beautiful communities, the Miami County Visitors Bureau wants to make sure our visitors know we will take every precaution necessary to ensure you and your family have a pleasant experience with us. How we keep your family safe There

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  • NOTICES Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D. MPH, announced that Ohio will be under a “Stay Safe Ohio” order. STAY SAFE OHIO ORDER Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Health Advisory Responsible Restart Ohio Information We strongly recommend you check with event organizers if you have questions about cancellation and/or refunds. Attractions in and around Miami County have closed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Many businesses in Miami County are reopening according to the Responsible Restart Ohio guidelines. Businesses are following all state guidelines so they can provide a safe

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