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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?
  • 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’s

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  • Warmer weather means getting outside and spending time with others. Now there is a new way to enjoy time downtown, the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, or DORA. This gives you the opportunity to have a drink and browse some of your favorite shops in Tipp City, Troy, and Piqua. Some general rules for DORA participants include, that you must be at least 21 years of age or older to participate and purchase alcohol. You cannot bring outside beverages or beverages bought at one establishment to another alcohol selling establishment. All beverages being consumed must be in a DORA-approved cup within

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  • Within the past year, many changes have come to the Village of Covington. Here is your guide to all the new places for you to check out on your next visit! Boscoe’s Place Boscoe’s Place is an all-American eatery with doggone good food. Owned and operated by lifelong Covington residents, Boscoe’s is named in honor of a longtime canine companion. A great place to enjoy a relaxed meal with friends and family and a group of any size. Enjoy a variety of food options including pizza, sandwiches, salads and a large selection of beers and other drinks! Glacier View Coffee

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  • The Miami County Park District has created a destination at Lost Creek Reserve, constantly adding to the experiences this unique setting provides. When the Park District envisioned Heritage Hall they wanted it to be more than just a building for the community. The purpose of the project was to create a space that combines rustic charm with modern technology. A place where people can learn, celebrate, and gather. This 5,361 square foot event venue accommodates 150 people in banquet-style seating with up to 250 person capacity for presentations or other entertainment. Exposed wooden timbers showcase the vaulted ceiling giving it a

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  • 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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