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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?
  • Crazy Plant People

    March 17, 2022

    Everyone likes plants, but some people LOVE plants. From succulents and cactus to flowers and bouquets, plants have become a new staple in interior design. No matter how into them you are, Miami County has a variety of shops for you to get some new additions to your plant family.   Bloomora, Tipp City What started as an online plant shop has turned into a a new town favorite in downtown Tipp City. Bloomora Botanicals offers an ever-changing selection of houseplants and merchandise to help create the perfect indoor jungle. Keep an eye on their Facebook for events and online

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  • These fantastic venues are known for many things, meeting and event spaces, conventions, sports, concerts and more. Keep reading to learn more about Miami County’s largest concert and event halls. APAC  Opened in Fall of 2021, the Arbogast Performing Arts Center, or APAC, is a shining example of paying it forward to the community. APAC was made possible through a significant gift from longtime Troy community residents and arts supporters, Dave and Linda Arbogast. We are proud to have this amazing facility in Miami County. APAC boasts a 1,200-tiered seat auditorium, meeting and conference rooms, and even a recording studio!

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  • Discover the Great Falls here in Miami County! Whether it’s a reward at the end of a challenging hike or a leisurely stroll to a hidden beauty, the Falls of Miami County are a beautiful sight to behold. One of the most treasured and preserved activities we celebrate is exploring the beauty of nature. In Miami County, we have so many opportunities to appreciate the beauty of our area. Whether you are on the hiking trail, taking an easy stroll, or on an adventure to check waterfalls off your list, you can find it in Miami County. Lace-up your hiking

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  • Construction of the Miami County Courthouse began in 1885 and was completed in 1888. Joesph Yost of Columbus, Ohio was the architect who designed this building. Statues placed at the top of the Courthouse represent what was most important to Miami County in 1888. The statue of Lady Justice at the top of the Miami County Courthouse dome carries the sword of truth and scales of justice…always balanced. At the front of the courthouse are the statues that represent classical Greek and Latin education. The center lady is raising the books of knowledge over her head and the man carrying

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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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  • 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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  • Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Miami County. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, reserve a table at some of our upscale restaurants and local wineries. With plenty of entertainment options, Miami County is considered a place for everyone who enjoys culture, art, great food, and fun adventures. While we share a lot about our down-home, casual community, our fine-dining establishments are equally deserving of the spotlight. With a variety of options to choose from, we’ve listed a few romantic spots to add to your bucket list during your next visit. These restaurants and wineries are perfect for celebrating Valentine’s

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  • Miami County is all about that small-town feel. Here, our coffee shops are some of the best watering holes around. Experience locally roasted beans, crafty beverages, and even a sweet treat. Coffee shops lend a lot of favors our way. Need a gift? A boost of caffeine? A place to focus on work? Our cozy coffee shops offer all of that and more. Whether you want to experience a new jolt or are visiting Miami County, we invite you to check out some of the best coffee shops around. Local Coffee Shops in Miami County, Ohio Winans Chocolates + Coffees

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  • Christmas is approaching and magic is in the air! Our Miami County communities wasted no time in planning some of the most festive celebrations to welcome in the holiday season. As we all know, the holiday season flies right by us, so don’t wait another minute to gather your crew and head out to these fun events. Make the most of your holiday season with this list of family-friendly Christmas activities for kids and grown-ups alike. Christmas Activities and Events in Miami County Christmas on the Green in Piqua Friday, Dec. 3 6-9 p.m. The perfect small town Holiday Celebration!

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  • A favorite Christmas pastime is adoring all of the beautiful Christmas lights around the area. As soon as Thanksgiving arrives, our communities don their brightest light displays for families to enjoy through the new year. Miami County has so much to offer our guests and residents and Christmastime is no exception! If you are looking for fun activities for a night out with your sweetheart, a family excursion, or an adventure with friends, we’ve got you covered! Downtown Troy’s Grand Illumination Friday, November 26, 2021 Festivities begin at 5 p.m. Troy’s Grand Illumination is always a sight to behold! Meet

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