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?
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
Miami County Scavenger Hunt – West Side
March 31, 2020
How well do you know Miami County? How well do you know Miami County’s West Side? This scavenger Hunt will put your knowledge to the test while focusing on Covington, West Milton, and Pleasant Hill! Get out and get some fresh air while still practicing social distancing. We live in such a fast-paced world where something is always consuming our minutes and hours. What better way to use this time than to discover and learn about where you live? Become a tourist in your own town. Take an afternoon to explore these amazing small towns of Miami County. Be sureRead More
Miami County Scavenger Hunt – Piqua
March 27, 2020
How well do you know Miami County? How well do you know Piqua? We are putting your knowledge to the test with a Miami County Scavenger Hunt focusing on the town of Piqua. This is a great way to get out and get some fresh air while still practicing social distancing. We live in such a fast-paced world where something is always consuming our minutes and hours. What better way to use this time than to discover and learn about where you live? Become a tourist in your own town. Take an afternoon to explore the outdoors. Visit some ofRead More
Staying “IN” in Miami County
March 17, 2020
As the developments in Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to unfold please follow the direction from our public health authorities including the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and the Miami County Public Health to protect the community and visitors. Be sure to contact individual businesses directly regarding the latest information on operating hours, programming, and event schedules. As of Thursday, April 16, 10am – Updates will be made continually as information is gathered. It’s certainly a fact that plans are changing quickly. Here’s what you can still do and enjoy in Miami County. Get to the great outdoors! Spring is coming and the weather isRead 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
The Best of Ohio
October 16, 2019
The Best of Ohio contest from Ohio Magazine is held every autumn. Here in Miami County, we are proud to say that we are often well represented on this list. We’ve held the title for Best Summer Festival, Best Nature Center, Best Independent Book Store, plus others throughout the years. You have until October 31 to enter your favorites like: Bed & Breakfast/Inn – The Charlotte in downtown Troy Distillery – Indian Creek Distillery Craft Brewery – Moeller Brew Barn in Troy Winery – Old Mason Winery in West Milton Ice Cream – Susie’s Big Dipper in downtown Piqua TheseRead More
Romance Abounds At These Celebrated Venues In Miami County
October 8, 2019
Miami County, Ohio, has more than its fair share of entertaining ways to spend your time. With so many beautiful things to see and do, the options are abundant when it comes to dining, shopping, and entertainment in the Miami County area. From high-end shopping to bargain hunting, fashion-forward visitors are always pleased. Outdoor enthusiasts always return once they experience the Miami County Park District. Foodies are astonished when Miami County reveals its full selection of cuisine. There is something for everyone in the area, even those who are searching for a quiet romantic getaway. Some of our most beautifulRead More
Fabulous Food and Exciting Events in Miami County This Fall
September 30, 2019
There’s no denying that autumn is here–there’s a crisp breeze in the evening air (wellllll, kind of.. ), football season is kicking off, and you have a distinct urge to bake an apple pie. This time of year can get very busy, and it always seems to fly by. Sometimes you need to take a step back from it all and just enjoy the little things. A great meal and a fun outing can melt away the stress, and Miami County is full of amazing places to visit. Make the most of your fall with a visit to any ofRead More
Concerts, Painting, and More! 4 Fantastic Miami County Venues with Something for Everyone
September 16, 2019
Miami County is home to many exciting theaters and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for an exciting concert or a heartwarming play, you’ll definitely find it in Miami County. Here are four incredible venues to get you started: Troy-Hayner Cultural Center Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is a stunning 1914 Romanesque mansion turned community arts center. Formerly the home of Mary Jane Hayner, here you will find historic furnishings and works of art, a Victorian dollhouse, and a permanent exhibition about the Hayner Distillery Company. Troy-Hayner Cultural Center offers a wide variety of classes, exhibits, music events, performances, and more! The communityRead More
The porch isn’t just for your Grandpa’s rocking chair anymore!
September 11, 2019
Troy Porchfest is a NEW event taking place all around the Southwest Historic District in downtown Troy. Saturday, September 14th, 2019. Free to attend! So what is PorchFest? Imagine about 36 bands in a hodgepodge of styles and genres playing throughout the Southwest Historic district on porches, in side-yards, lots and patios. Pick up a walkable map of the event and choose your favorite bands. Tour one concert after the other! There will be food trucks and artisan tents on the Hayner lawn. At the Brukner park Gazebo, visit the Trojan City Music recital stage and the Troy Miami County PublicRead More