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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?
  • 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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  • There are times when you just need to get away for a while. Miami County has plenty to offer all of our visitors: invigorating hikes, local shops, fabulous restaurants…and even places where you can soak in the solitude. One of the most treasured – and preserved – activities is exploring the beauty of nature. In Miami County, we have so many opportunities to appreciate the beauty of our area, take some time for gratitude, and let go of the stress. Beautiful hiking trails, waterfalls, and scenery are breathtaking backdrops for mindfulness activities. Whether you are looking forward to a peaceful

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great FREE concerts in August throughout Miami County. Tipp Community Band & Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers, Downtown, Tipp City Friday August 5th @ 6:00pm It’s all happening in downtown Tipp City this Friday! Enjoy Tippecanoe Market Days, Downtown Tipp City’s First Friday Putt Putt, and Tipp Community Night’s Concert with the Tipp Community Band and Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers. Bring a chair and come to downtown for a fun filled evening. American Pride, Treasure Island, Troy- Saturday August 6th @ 7:30pm The City of

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  • 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 grills

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  • When you need to beat the heat, head to the river! Miami County, Ohio has some of the most beautiful waterways that are begging for explorers. Whether you are looking for an adventure in a kayak, a leisurely canoe cruise, or catching supper on a camping trip, we’ve got the perfect spot for you! Fun on the Water in Miami County, Ohio Float Troy Rent a floating tent on the river! This unique experience is perfect for those who love adventure and relaxation. Float Troy is a series of floating tents anchored on the Great Miami River at Treasure Island

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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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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great concerts in July throughout Miami County. Michelle Robinson Band, Prouty Plaza, Troy- July 8th @ 7:30pm Recently nominated Cincinnati’s Country Band of the year, the Michelle Robinson Band plays everything from country to rock, pop, and originals. They have enjoyed playing casinos festivals and events across Ohio and have opened for a number of national acts such as Scotty McCreery, Maddie & Tae, Colt Ford, Uncle Kracker, Loretta Lynn, JoeDee Messina and Kentucky Headhunters. Tyler Cochran Trio, Hayner Cultural Center, Troy- July 12th @ 7:30pm

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  • 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 and

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  • Farmers Markets

    June 17, 2022

    Searching for local fresh produce and locally made products? Look no further. Check out these great farmers markets right here in Miami County! Piqua–  The Piqua Community Farmers Market is held weekly on Thursdays from 3pm-6pm rain or shine. Put on by Mainstreet Piqua, to promote and sell locally grown produce and products directly from producer to consumer. You can find this great market downtown in front of Fort Piqua Plaza on West High Street. Pleasant Hill- The Netwon Local Farmers Market is held Fridays in Newton High School’s west-front parking lot. This family-friendly event features local market vendors, food trucks,

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  • 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 Piqua

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