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?
Picnic Spots & Outdoor Dining
July 28, 2022
Warm weather and sunshine, summertime is here! What better way to celebrate the season than a picnic or a meal on the patio at one of Miami County’s many spots. Covington- Boscoe’s in Covington has a great patio for you to enjoy some doggone good food. Looking for a picnic spot? School House Park is coming soon! Follow along here for updates on the new things coming to the Village of Covington. Piqua- Fountain Park and Hance Pavilion are great for picnics, with plenty of green space as well as picnic tables and shelters. The parks also have grillsRead More
Cycling Through Miami County
June 30, 2022
Miami County is a great place for biking enthusiasts to visit. With two bike-friendly towns, Troy and Piqua, and the beautiful trails and cycling events, cyclists of every level will love what Miami County has to offer. Great Miami Recreational Trail Miami County is home to a section of The Great Miami Recreational Trail. This trail is part of the largest paved trail network in the country. Much of this trail runs alongside the 99-mile stretch of the Great Miami Riverway, which starts in Sidney and Ends in Hamilton. While cycling, be sure to stop at some of the amazing andRead More
Must-Do Events for the History Buff!
June 13, 2022
Did you know Miami County has more than 20 historic destinations in the area? 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. We love celebrating our history and heritage through our museum exhibits, historical parks, national museums, and more. If you’re visiting Miami County this summer, here are a few “must-see” events to add to your itinerary. Travel back in time and explore the evolution of history featured right here in Miami County’s hometowns. History Alive at Fort PiquaRead More
June Music in the Streets
June 2, 2022
Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great concerts in June throughout Miami County. Canal Music Fest, City Park, Tipp City– Saturday, June 11th@ 5:30pm This Tipp City annual day of concerts is open to the public and free. 2022’s line up includes Zach Nelson, Redman-Haas Band, Seconds 2 Surrender, and Stranger. Blue Wisp Big Band, Prouty Plaza, Troy- Friday, June 17th @ 7:30pm Presented by Troy Hayner and Troy Main Street, this legendary 16 piece American Jazz ensemble takes inspiration from the Blue Wisp Jazz club where they often performed. The powerful,Read More
Health and Wellness
May 25, 2022
Being outdoors is proven to help our overall physical, social, and mental well-being. Some of these benefits are reduced stress, improved sleep, increased concentration, and better moods. Miami County has plenty of outdoor spaces for you to spend your days roaming. Whether you decide to stroll through your favorite park to hike a new trail, get outside for a while. Explore an abundance of community and county parks. Getting a breath of fresh air does the body good. The Miami County Park District’s new suspension bridge connects Maple Ridge Reserve to Stillwater Prairie Reserve. The bridge is 232 feetRead More
Strawberry Festival Back and Better Than Ever!
May 19, 2022
Peace Love and Berries. The Troy Strawberry Festival is back and better than ever for its first festival since 2019. Located along the banks of the Great Miami River and through downtown Troy, this weekend-long festival will take place Saturday, June 4th, 10:00am-9:00pm, and Sunday, June 5th, 10:00am-5:00pm. The festival includes over 100 arts and crafts vendors, great food, entertainment, and of course lots of strawberries. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Savor over 50 food and beverage vendors spread throughout downtown Troy. Try a variety of strawberry-based dishes from a classic strawberry donut or shortcake to the moreRead More
Fun for the Family at Christmastime in Miami County!
December 2, 2021
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!Read More
Holiday Lights Shine Bright in Miami County, Ohio!
November 18, 2021
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! MeetRead More
Miami County – Full of Fall Fun in 2021!
September 1, 2021
After a sweltering summer, we are looking forward to the fall events and festivals in Miami County. Our entire county has so much to offer year-round, but autumn is where Miami County really shines! The leaves begin to change, there’s a crisp coolness in the air, and there are plenty of events to entertain the entire family. As you make plans to enjoy fall break with the kids or schedule a quick weekend trip, be sure to check out our upcoming events in September and October. From music aficionados, history buffs, and autumn lovers, there’s something for everyone on thisRead More
Tips for Travelling with the Family
August 19, 2021
Traveling with your entire family doesn’t have to be overwhelming. In fact, a vacation (even with little ones!) can be one of the most memorable experiences you can have with your family. The key ingredient to smooth sailing when traveling with your kids is organization. The better organized your packing lists, stops, snack breaks, and more – the more fun you will have! After all, Miami County has so many family-friendly activities to take part in, like hiking, biking, kayaking, museums, and more, and you don’t want to miss any of it! To make the most of your visit withRead More