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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?
  • A favorite Christmas pastime is adoring all of the beautiful Christmas lights around the area. As soon as Thanksgiving arrives, our communities don their brightest light displays for families to enjoy through the new year. Miami County has so much to offer our guests and residents and Christmastime is no exception! If you are looking for fun activities for a night out with your sweetheart, a family excursion, or an adventure with friends, we’ve got you covered! Downtown Troy’s Grand Illumination Friday, November 26, 2021 Festivities begin at 5 p.m. Troy’s Grand Illumination is always a sight to behold! Meet

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  • Known for our community connections, Miami County has a reputation for being a cozy little corner of America. As we hold on to our roots, we continue to establish a new kind of community, including a diverse selection of restaurants. Year after year, visitors come to Miami County to experience family-friendly events, festivals, outdoor adventures, and delicious food from our many independent restaurants. Not only can you grab a plate of slow-roasted BBQ, smoked wings, or craft beer from just about any restaurant around Miami County, we also have a bounty of restaurants with diverse flavors that deserve their own

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  • After a sweltering summer, we are looking forward to the fall events and festivals in Miami County. Our entire county has so much to offer year-round, but autumn is where Miami County really shines! The leaves begin to change, there’s a crisp coolness in the air, and there are plenty of events to entertain the entire family. As you make plans to enjoy fall break with the kids or schedule a quick weekend trip, be sure to check out our upcoming events in September and October. From music aficionados, history buffs, and autumn lovers, there’s something for everyone on this

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  • Hobart Arena has been rocking Troy Ohio since the early 1950’s. That legacy continues to this day! George Thorogood and The Destroyers with Special Guest Rusted Reserve September 12, 2021 – 8pm Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo with Special Guest Kasey Tindall September 30, 2021 – 8pm Dwight Yoakam Presented by Dusty Guitars October 7, 2021 – 8pm TESLA with Special Guests Bad Marriage and Signal 13 October 15, 2021 – 8pm Travis Tritt with Special Guest Tyler Reese Tritt October 21, 2021 – 7:30pm Zach Williams I Don’t Want Christmas to End Tour with Special Guest Anne Wilson December

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  • Traveling with your entire family doesn’t have to be overwhelming. In fact, a vacation (even with little ones!) can be one of the most memorable experiences you can have with your family. The key ingredient to smooth sailing when traveling with your kids is organization. The better organized your packing lists, stops, snack breaks, and more – the more fun you will have! After all, Miami County has so many family-friendly activities to take part in, like hiking, biking, kayaking, museums, and more, and you don’t want to miss any of it! To make the most of your visit with

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  • Many can relate with the phrase, “There aren’t enough hours in the day.” This can be in relation to work, running errands, projects around the house or even spending quality time with family and friends. Thank goodness National Relaxation Day is this Sunday, August 15th! A day dedicated to kicking back, relaxing and not doing much else! Below are some ideas to help you take advantage of the day and get some well-deserved relaxation. 1. Browse Jay & Mary’s Book Center for the perfect book. Spend the afternoon inside curled up with your new find or at one of our

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  • The warm summer weather has many families to exploring the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy camping, hiking, or other outdoor adventures in Miami County, we can’t wait to have you! When planning an outdoor adventure, make sure you have the right gear for you and your family. Having a well-packed bag whether for the weekend or a day trip will ensure everyone enjoys the trip wherever your travels take you. Outdoor Gear for Families There are plenty of tips online for getting your family outdoors this summer, but we’ve rounded up essential items your family needs to explore our area.

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  • For those of you who aren’t familiar with TikTok, it is a social media platform that allows users to upload 60-second videos for their followers to see. We, at the the Miami County Visitors Bureau, had the pleasure to spend time with Joey (aka Sir Yacht on TikTok) and his girlfriend Paige and show them around our lovely and vibrant county! Here’s a breakdown of what his itinerary consisted of: Day 1 Stop 1: Agave & Rye We kicked off our 24-hours with Sir Yacht at Agave & Rye. We knew their funky and fun atmosphere was right up his

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  • 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. Travel back in time and explore the evolution of history featured right here in Miami County’s hometowns. Believe it or not, there are more than 20 historic destinations scattered throughout our area. From museum exhibits, historical parks, museums, and more, we’ve listed out a few “must-see” destinations. Make sure these make your list as you plan your next trip to Miami County! Historic Locations in Miami County Johnston Farm and Indian

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  • This summer, Troy Main Street will once again bring Sculptures on the Square to downtown Troy. The 2021 Sculptures on the Square exhibition is a continuation of a very successful biennial public art exhibit that began in 2003. Throughout the years, Sculptures on the Square has featured a variety of artists from local and regional artists to the well-known Seward Johnson. Troy Main Street is preparing another exciting exhibit for 2021. This year’s art will be on display in downtown Troy from June 18 – October 4. Sculptures on the Square will focus on the theme “Taking Flight” and will

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