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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 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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  • 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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  • The Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau (MCVCB) is launching a Tourism Grant Program for 2023. Anyone involved in travel and tourism-related activity in Miami County may apply for matching funds of up to $5,000. 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 increase 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

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  • Miami County is a story of captivating history and early innovations. These educational attractions make learning fun for adults and kids alike. Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum and BF Interlocking Tower Proud of its railroad history, Bradford named their mascot after the men who built the town. Railroad enthusiast of all ages will love the exhibits, memorabilia and interactive displays as well as the children’s area and the HOBO exhibit. Brukner Nature Center Families will love the great outdoors at Brukner Nature Center. Animals and outdoor spaces are abundant here as you hike the trails, watch the birds, pet the turtles,

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  • As Miami County residents and business owners, we are proud to say we have something for all explorers: the adventurer, the foodie, the shopper, and even the history buff. Travel back in time and explore the evolution of history featured right here in Miami County’s hometowns. Believe it or not, there are more than 20 historic destinations scattered throughout our area. From museum exhibits, historical parks, museums, and more, we’ve listed out a few “must-see” destinations. Make sure these make your list as you plan your next trip to Miami County! Historic Locations in Miami County Johnston Farm and Indian

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  • Donut lovers, get prepared!! June 4 is National Donut Day and who doesn’t like an excuse to eat these delicious little treats? But do you know the background behind National Donut Day? It actually has to do with The Salvation Army’s involvement in World War I. Volunteers were stationed at the frontlines to provide comforting meals to the troops, which resulted in the making of donuts. These volunteers were known as “donut lassies” and even used war helmets to fry multiple donuts at a time. Talk about creativity! Donut Day was then established in 1938 to honor those members of

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  • Do you know why March 14 is National Pi Day? It’s actually very clever; 3, 1 and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. Therefore, it only makes sense for today to represent a celebration of mathematics… or it’s another excuse to eat delicious pie! Not sure where to get a slice? Check out these places that serve scrumptious pies by the whole or by the slice. Pearson House 28 N. Miami St. West Milton, OH It’s known all over that Pearson house is known for their pies. With over 30 varieties to choose from, it’s no wonder.

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  • Looking for fun and unique locations to host your next meeting? Miami County has you covered. Learn about these new and trendy spots that would be perfect and meet all of your needs. “The Alley” in Tipp City All things come from a simple, small idea or observation. When Nick Hoover, owner of Coldwater Cafe in Tipp City, mentioned how it would be nice to offer seating in the alleyway between the restaurant and the Tipp City Public Library, the collaboration between the two was underway. From that observation blossomed “The Alley,” a 2,000-square-foot patio used for the purpose of

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  • Get a taste of Miami County through our ciders, wines, whiskeys, and craft beers. Discover the flavors you can only find here in this part of Southwest Ohio.   STOP 1: Moeller Brew Barn Enjoy a craft beer or beer flight while admiring the architecture of the newly renovated Moeller Brew Barn. Housed in an old church, the stained glass windows and church pews contribute to the charm and overall atmosphere of the brewery. STOP 2: Indian Creek Distillery Sample a unique early American frontier whiskey that is distilled in the same copper pot stills from almost 200 years ago.

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