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?
Brukner Nature Center – it’s about wildlife!
April 15, 2021
Did you know that Brukner Nature Center operates a licensed wildlife rehabilitation unit for native wildlife that are orphaned, injured or sick? Last year, BNC accepted nearly 1,800 animals in need of professional care. Contact us at 937.698.6493, 7-days a week, for all of your wildlife concerns! Brukner Nature Center – it’s about wildlife! Virginia opossums are North America’s only marsupial – meaning they carry their young in a pouch! Joeys are born after 13 short days of gestation and are the size of a jelly bean. We can credit these amazing mammals for helping to keep our environment ‘debris’Read More
As warm weather approaches, you and your family may be feeling cabin fever more than ever this year. While there are plenty of fun attractions and festivals in and around Miami County, early spring weather doesn’t always agree with our plans. It’s never fun being cooped up, especially on vacation. But, with a little bit of planning, you can still have a great time – even indoors. Whether you are planning your next staycation or visiting us from afar, we have plenty of indoor activities for everyone, including children and adults. Indoor Family Activities Brukner Nature Center No matter whatRead More
How To Plan a Staycation in Miami County
February 24, 2021
Spring is just around the corner, and we are itching with cabin fever. If you’ve been cooped up too long waiting for your next adventure, let’s get planning! If you’ve been craving some much-needed R&R, we feel you. Staycations are a great way to stay close to home but escape the mundane routine of the everyday. What’s great about a staycation is that it can be as adventurous or as relaxing as you need it to be. Rather than a full-blown vacation, it’s more about breaking away from your routine and planning a few special activities that are out ofRead More
New Restaurants to Try in Miami County
February 1, 2021
What’s new on the menu in Miami County: a look at some fantastic new restaurants to try out right here in Miami County Across the Miami Valley, restaurant owners and employees defied the most chaotic year of the industry. Despite all the obstacles, owners of these Miami County restaurants celebrated a grand opening. Miami County has never been a stranger to great places to eat. There are plenty of local spots ready for the tasting! Depending on the activities you have in place, you could hit all four of these in a weekend. New Restaurants in Miami County Megumi HibachiRead More
Now Boarding! Stay Local and Go Far.
June 5, 2020
Now Boarding all parents, couples, veterans, and neighbors. Whether you are a parent taking your kids on that field trip they missed, or you are looking for that perfect place to take your date, there has never been a better time to visit one of the National Aviation Heritage Area’s (NAHA) museums and attractions. This includes the WACO Air Museum here in Miami County Ohio! For a limited time, sign up for a free Boarding Pass and take advantage of discounts on admission, retail, theater experiences, and more. See a full list of participating sites when you get your individualRead More
Challenge Your Miami County Knowledge!
April 29, 2020
Think you know about Miami County? Let’s find out! The Miami County Visitors and Convention Bureau has come up with 4 trivia sheets to download all about Miami County facts. Download the PDFs: Events History and Heritage Arts and Entertainment AdventureRead More
Color Our World!
April 15, 2020
It’s true that the world could use a little brightening up! We’ve created these 10 coloring pages to help you get creative. Download and print our Miami County Coloring Pages! Please share on social media using #HomeGrownGreat and your work might be highlighted on our own social media channel! Miami County Visitors Bureau Logo Miami County Courthouse Eldean Covered Bridge WACO Bi Plane Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Barn Quilt Strawberry Festival Mascot Sculpture on the Square Ram from Miami County Fair A cup of coffee from WinansRead More
Barn Quilts – A day to explore!
April 3, 2020
Have you seen the beautiful art painted on barns scattered across Miami County? Ever wonder what that’s all about? Well… We can enlighten you! Back in 2007, our organization, the Miami County Visitors and Convention Bureau embarked on this grand project to paint barns with unique folk-art renditions of traditional quilt squares. This turned out to be one of the most popular “things to do” in Miami County for several years. We are still proud of this project and happy to report that at this point in time, over 50 barns are still standing with their art intact. Why isRead More
Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy – making spirits bright.
November 20, 2019
The Miami County Park District will host their first season of Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve presented by Bruns Realty Group. This beautiful 456-acre reserve located at 2385 E. St. Rt. 41 in Troy, will be the setting for a drive-through holiday light tour featuring animated light displays and illuminated landscapes. There will be a charge of $10 for cars and $30 for small 15 passenger vans. The light display will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 6 to 9 p.m. starting on Black Friday (November 29) and going through DecemberRead More
Holiday Welcome Weekends!
November 13, 2019
5 Towns, 100+ Unique Shops, Restaurants and Events over multiple weekends. Make this your new holiday tradition! The shops and restaurants of Covington, Piqua, Tipp City, Troy and West Milton welcome visitors to browse and dine while enjoying the best they have to offer for this year’s holiday season. The towns of Miami County have come together to create this first annual Holiday Welcome Weekend. Why shop the Big Box stores? Instead, we invite you to explore our historic downtowns for that one-of-a-kind gift, toy, and unique treasure for anyone on your shopping list. Grab your best friend, sweetheart, momRead More