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?
It’s Almost Festival Time In Miami County!
April 27, 2023
Summer is fast approaching—and that means the kickoff to many homegrown, outdoor events. Local festivals offer a great way to get together with family and friends and to enjoy food, activities and entertainment. Miami County offers many festivals and events that will bring smiles and fun. Each one offers a unique experience. Here are some upcoming events in Miami County. Taste of the Arts, Piqua, May 12 This evening event is a great way to kick off summertime fun in Miami County. Stroll downtown Piqua during the family-friendly Taste of the Arts and enjoy food and live entertainment. Children’s activitiesRead More
Planes, Trains, Boats, and Automobiles!
April 13, 2023
Miami County is rich in transportation history, and it tells a story of innovation and expansion. Beginning with the construction of the Miami and Erie Canal from 1825-1845 and the introduction of the railroad to the area in 1857 to biplanes in the early 1900s and the release of the original Ford Mustang in 1964, Miami County is proud of its history and heritage and the people who have impacted our forward progress. Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Experience a different kind of boat ride on the General Harrison at Johnston Farm. The General Harrison is one of a handful ofRead 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
Where to Find Pizza in Miami County
January 26, 2023
Who doesn’t love pizza? The cheese, the sauce, the crust, any topping you want, it’s a favorite of many. Check out some of the best places to get pizza here in Miami County! Tipp City Pizza, Tipp City Now open in downtown Tipp City, Tipp City Pizza has artisan wood-fired pizzas specially crafted for you. Choose from their menu, seasonal menu, or build your own, they even have gluten free options. Enjoy a fresh slice of pizza while bowling at their 10 duckpin bowling lanes. 3 Joe’s Pizzeria & Trattoria, Piqua A Piqua staple, 3 Joe’s has been serving MiamiRead More
Local Last Minute Gift Ideas
December 20, 2022
Still Christmas shopping? Check out our list of local last minute gift ideas to finish up your Holiday shopping. Beer, Wine, and Spirits– Moeller Brew Barn is a great place to buy for the craft beer lovers in your life. Enjoy locally made wine from Old Mason Winery as well as Twenty One Barrels Cidery and Winery. Find local whiskey and bourbon at Indian Creek Distillery and Hayner Distilling. Coffee- Winans Chocolates and Coffee has a variety of gifts both big and small, chocolate and coffee, for every person in your life. Purebred Coffee Co. has a variety of coffees as well asRead More
Congratulations to our Grant Recipients!
December 8, 2022
Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau Awards $30,000 in Grants The Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau (MCVCB) awarded $30,176.75 in grants for their tourism grant program launched this past July. 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 to assist local and regional organizations in need of financial assistance for new or improved projects that areRead More
TikTok – We’re trying something new!
November 23, 2022
Like millions of others, the Miami County Visitors Bureau is now on TikTok! Yes, we’ll be sharing new content here on our new TikTok account! Check us out! Be sure to follow us @visitmiamico to keep up to date on all things Miami County!Read More
Fall Festivities in Miami County
September 15, 2022
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 ZakRead More
Picture Perfect Miami County Parks
September 8, 2022
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 andRead More
The Sweetest Ride in Ohio
August 17, 2022
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 downtownRead More