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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?
  • Miami County has plenty to offer the adventurer of every kind. From exploring culture and agriculture to dining and shopping locally, there’s plenty to plan a weekend (or two!) full of activity. In fact, West Milton, Ohio is a great place to start! Full of rich history and timeless treasures, this friendly little village is lined with hometown diners, local shops, thrift stores, and adventures waiting for you. If you are planning a weekend away in West Milton, we have you covered! Follow this itinerary for a picture-perfect weekend full of exploring, tasting, eating, and sight-seeing. Tasting and Eating in

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  • Your wedding day should be everything you’ve dreamed of and more. A big part of that is finding the right location that fits your style. Whether you’re wanting something elegant, rustic, rich in architecture or simply unique you won’t find anywhere else, look no further than Miami County. The Round Barn If a rustic yet elegant wedding is your vision, The Round Barn in Piqua is the perfect venue. The Round Barn is a historic octagon built around 1880 and is listed on Ohio’s inventory of historic barns. Every guest will enjoy the ceremony, dancing, and all the other activities

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  • Get a taste of Miami County through our ciders, wines, whiskeys, and craft beers. Discover the flavors you can only find here in this part of Southwest Ohio.   STOP 1: Moeller Brew Barn Enjoy a craft beer or beer flight while admiring the architecture of the newly renovated Moeller Brew Barn. Housed in an old church, the stained glass windows and church pews contribute to the charm and overall atmosphere of the brewery. STOP 2: Indian Creek Distillery Sample a unique early American frontier whiskey that is distilled in the same copper pot stills from almost 200 years ago.

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  • Explore some of the historical sites that still have a huge impact on Miami County today. Centuries later people are still able to experience what used to be! Take a step into the past at the following locations: STOP 1: Bradford Railroad Museum The late 1800s brought the railroad through Bradford. This small village is proud of their railroad heritage and happy to share their love of the rails. Interactive exhibits at the museum and the BF Interlocking Tower invite guests to experience the railroader life. STOP 2: Johnston Farm & Indian Agency In the early 1800s, the Miami-Erie canal

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  • Here’s a list of helpful hints to stay healthy when traveling with kids Let’s face it; kids are walking Petri dishes! No matter where they go it’s a constant battle of keeping little fingers off of everything and out of their mouths. Now, more than ever, parents are ultra-cautious when it comes to germs. Coming down with the cold, flu, or other illness can really put a damper on travels; we know our families want to take advantage of every moment possible when exploring Miami County. Whether you are in town for a weekend or a day trip, we’ve put

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  • Bucket lists are a fun way to get out of your comfort zone and try things you might not have thought of before. Lucky for you, we’ve started one for you! Tick some of the items off your list here in Miami County. Take a WACO biplane ride – Soar high above downtown Troy and Miami County in the 2004 WACO Classic, Sunny. This will be a ride you’ll never forget. Float Troy – Where floating the river and tent camping collide. Sleep under the stars, on the Great Miami River in the world’s first-ever inflatable floating tent. This is

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  • Miami County is a haven for couples who want to take a romantic break from the buzz of everyday life and experience culture, art, great food, and fun adventures. With plenty to do, there is something for every kind of explorer. Traveling within Miami County is the perfect opportunity for a road trip. Most of the main cities are within 30 minutes of each other, making travel throughout the area quite easy. There are plenty of places to visit along the way to each destination. If you are making a long weekend out of it, grab a reservation at a

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  • Are you looking for vacation spots closer to home this summer? If so, look no further than the communities in Miami County. Whether you’re planning a close weekend getaway, deciding on a “stay-cation” or wanting something fun to do for a day, there’s something here for all. These itineraries are perfect for one day or multiple day trips. Families, couples and friends alike are sure to find gems in this county not far from your home! What a perfect time to explore a place in your own backyard. Don’t forget to use #HomeGrownGreat when posting your fun findings on social

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  • Miami County, Ohio is Ready to Serve Visitors with Updated Hotels and Safety Guidelines Even though many events in our area have been postponed or cancelled, there is still plenty to do in and around Troy, Ohio – safely. As always, our primary goal is to provide our guests with a memorable, comfortable, and safe experience. As we begin reopening our beautiful communities, the Miami County Visitors Bureau wants to make sure our visitors know we will take every precaution necessary to ensure you and your family have a pleasant experience with us. How we keep your family safe There

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  • 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 individual

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