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?
Photo Fun in Miami County!
May 11, 2022
For those who are photo savvy and love to find new and unique spots to take the perfect pictures, Miami County has plenty of backdrops to choose from. Be sure to check out these backdrops for your next photo inspiration. Downtown Troy has some fabulous murals that make for a perfect backdrop. A mural located at Prouty Plaza using different colors and shapes makes for a fun and funky background. The mural in the parking lot of the Troy Rec portrays a black and white image of a canal boat with downtown scenery. On the corner of East High andRead More
Spring and Summer is festival and event season in Miami County, and 2022 promises to bring a full calendar of exciting events to the area. By the time these festivals roll around, we will be ready to celebrate with abandon! As you look forward to the warmer months and a visit to Miami County, do not miss these fun events scheduled for the region this year. Taste of the Arts Join us for an amazing celebration of the arts! Taste of the Arts is a one-day family-friendly event celebrating our amazing food and arts community. Enjoy live entertainment, arts andRead More
Get Crafty in Miami County!
April 28, 2022
Looking for a unique place for a night out with your friends? Want to create masterpieces to hang in your home? Channel your inner artist and crafty side at these Miami County locations. Artistic Earth Pottery- Troy Try your hand at making pottery at Artistic Earth Pottery. Located just outside of downtown Troy, they offer a variety of pottery classes for everyone at every skill level. Classes include wheel throwing, clay basics, and studio classes. Studio 14 Creative Arts Center- Troy Here, you can pick an already created pottery piece and paint it to make it your own. They alsoRead More
OhioGirl.TravelingWorld Day in Troy!
April 21, 2022
The Miami County Visitors Bureau hosted a mother-daughter day trip to Troy. Shockingly, the only time I had spent in Troy had been in high school for tennis tournaments and a few casual stops, mostly off the highway. Being somewhat central to us, Troy is a great destination for a day trip getaway. We started the day at The Sunshade Building, a repurposed building with multiple businesses internally. We enjoyed a Coffee 101 experience with Purebred Coffee Company. Owner, Noah, led us through a mini-course on Purebred’s history, coffee definitions, processes of beans, a roasting demonstration, as well as aRead More
The Float Troy Experience
April 13, 2022
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’sRead More
What You Should Know About the DORAs
April 7, 2022
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 withinRead More
Covington: A Small Town with something NEW!
March 31, 2022
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 CoffeeRead More
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 aRead More
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 onlineRead More
Music and More in Miami County
March 10, 2022
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!Read More