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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?

  • On April 8, 2024, Miami County will be in the path of totality of a solar eclipse! We invite you to join us to experience this extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In preparation for the solar eclipse, we have put together this guide for you of things to do; here are some things to do in Ohio during the solar eclipse.  What is a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse is nature’s grand celestial spectacle where the Moon aligns perfectly between the Earth and the Sun, casting its shadow on our planet. Picture this cosmic ballet: the Sun, a blazing sphere of energy;

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  • 2024 Best of the Upper Valley  Tickets Are Now Open!   Dayton Magazine is proud to recognize the success of the local businesses in the Upper Valley, through our Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Awards! The Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley is a celebration and competition between the top establishments from within the multiple communities of the Miami Valley north of Interstate 70. From the top places to eat/drink, shop, and secure service providers, your chance to interact and vote with these companies and organizations is finally here!  Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Thursday, February 22nd 2024 5:30pm – 7:30pm The Concord Room 810 Arthur

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  • Let’s go antiquing through Miami County! Antiquing is an art form for many people and tells a story of times gone by. Around here, we are all about preserving the past while looking forward to the future. Antiquing is a fun way to find new things, create new projects, and add a little character to your home. Many people spend hours crafting their antiquing strategies and mapping out the best plans, but we did the leg work for you! We rounded up a few of the most unique spots in Miami County for antiquing. While all unique in their own

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  • One of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding is choosing the perfect venue. From rustic barns to grand ballrooms, there are so many different wedding venues to choose from in Miami County. But with all the options, how do you know which is right for you? In this guide, we’ll explore just a handful of new and unique wedding venues here in Miami County. With the proper research and preparation, you’ll surely find the perfect place to host your special day. The 1833- Troy Located a block away from the square, this newly renovated church

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  • Welcome to the New Year! 2024 is looking to be another exciting year in Miami County with new dining options, events, and things to do throughout the county. Total Solar Eclipse -Miami County On Monday, April 8, 2024, Ohio residents and visitors will be able to experience something that won’t happen in Ohio again until 2099 – a total solar eclipse! Check out www.miamicountysolareclipse.com for more information on events, viewing areas, and more. Old Scratch Pizza–Troy Old Scratch Pizza will be opening very soon, January 2024. Keep an eye out for their official opening date! Heavenly Grounds– Tipp City Tipp

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  • Miami County has some amazing places to eat, drink, do, and see. Isn’t it time your favorite spots get recognition? Take a moment to nominate them for the Best of the Upper Valley Awards through Dayton Magazine! Nominations are open through January 7th, 2024. Check out the website HERE and nominate your favorite establishments in Miami County!

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  • Looking to get out of the house to celebrate the new year? Check out some of the events and parties happening through out Miami County on New Years eve. 36 Skate Club-Piqua Visit 36 Skate Club in Piqua for a New Years eve full of rollerskating, pizza, games, hats, horns, and more! Can’t make it New Years Eve? Visit on New Years day from 2pm-5pm to get your skating fix. Brunch at the Brew Barn- Moeller Brew Barn Troy Moeller’s weekly brunch falls on New Years Eve this week! Enjoy a brunch buffet and bloody mary bar at he brew

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  • Looking for that perfect holiday drink? Whether it be a cocktail or coffee, Miami County has a variety of options for you to get your festive fix. Twenty One Barrels-Bradford Twenty One Barrels has a variety of seasonal cider, cocktails, and wines for you to try. Flavors include sugar cookie cider, frosted cranberry, and more! A.M. Scott Distillery-Troy Enjoy holiday flavors from A.M. Scott including peppermint, toasted marshmallow, and cinnabun vodka! Winans- Piqua & Troy Warm up with a festive drink from Winans Chocolate & Coffee Co. Flavors include sugar cookie, eggnogg, or nutcracker latte, peppermint mochas, and frosty mint oreo frapp!

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  • Make your shopping experience as special as the gifts you buy this holiday season. Miami County’s historic downtowns and unique shops offer a delightful and relaxed shopping experience. When you walk into a downtown retailer, you can expect to be greeted with a warm smile and by someone who’s happy to tell you more about the merchandise in the store. With dozens of retail stores to choose from, shoppers can find one-of-a-kind crafts, antiques, specialty foods, clothing and so much more. When planning your shopping excursion, you can anticipate spending a few hours in each historic community, strolling along the

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  • Looking for Santa? He’s all over Miami County! Check out where to find him below. Lost Creek Reserve, Troy Visit with Santa during the Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve December 8th. Pre-registration is required. Hickory River Smokehouse, Tipp City Enjoy a BBQ dinner with Santa in Tipp City, Friday December 8th 5pm-8pm. Lincoln Community Center, Troy Enjoy breakfast with Santa at The Lincoln Community Center Saturday December 9th 8:30am-11am Piqua Center December 10th noon-5pm come get your picture taken with Santa at the Piqua Center. Tipp City Public Library Meet Santa at the Tipp City Public Library on December

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