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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?
  • 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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  • An annual holiday, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every year on May 5th. This day is to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire known as the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. What better way to celebrate than to go out for some Mexican food and margaritas? Miami County has plenty of restaurants to choose from with delicious food… so good luck deciding on just one! La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant 836 W. Main, Troy A fan-favorite in Miami County, La Fiesta has some of the best authentic Mexican food you’ll find in the area. La Catrina

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  • Sometimes, all you need is some good old-fashioned barbecue to hit the spot! Luckily, Miami County is home to some of the most delicious BBQ joints in Ohio. Across the US, the definition of Barbeque can mean many things. It’s certainly all about the meat and the intense, delicious flavor it provides after it’s slowly cooked all day long! With such a high level of quality, we are certain that each of these places will quench your thirst for all kinds of BBQ. Check out the places below for mouthwatering smoked pork, brisket, ribs, and more. BBQ Joints in Miami

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  • National Beer Day in the United States is celebrated every year on April 7th which commemorates the Cullen–Harrison Act’s passage. This act allowed for the sale of beer with a content of 3.2 % alcohol. Upon signing the legislation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made his famous remark, “I think this would be a good time for a beer.” Miami County, Ohio has great places to stop in for a nice cold one any day of the year! Moeller Brew Barn Fresh, locally-made craft beer right in downtown Troy. 311 Drafthouse Downtown Piqua’s perfect place to have a pint and watch

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  • 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 of

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  • 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 Hibachi

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  • Miami County is reopening, and we’re excited to welcome you back! Businesses are following all state guidelines to make sure they provide a safe experience for their customers and employees. Thank you for supporting local! *All listings are subject to change* In Troy: The 3 Weird Sisters – Open Now, regular hours Around About Books – Open Now – Mon-Thurs 10-5, Fri-Sat 10-6 – Face coverings required. Award One – Open Mon-Fri 10-1 Be You Boutique – Open limited hours – Check facebook. The Blue Bow Boutique – Open May 14th, regular hours Boston Stoker – Drive thru open 8am-8pm

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  • Daytime in Miami County, OH, offers an incredible diversity of activities — chase waterfalls at Charleston Falls Preserve, shop boutique clothing at Merchant 31 or enjoy live performances at the Troy Civic Theatre. But there’s plenty to do once the sun goes down as well. If you enjoy spending a night out on the town, you’ll have a fantastic time exploring the sensational nightlife around Troy, Piqua, Covington, Tipp City, and the surrounding areas. Whether you’re looking to enjoy an eclectic drink with friends, take your date out for a romantic cocktail, or simply dance the night away, Miami County has

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  • 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 of

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  • This is our story…our opportunity to show you the one-of-a-kind adventures, perfectly preserved historic downtowns with delicious restaurants and amazing local shops and welcoming community you’ll find the moment you enter beautiful Miami County. Watch and listen as you are taken on a journey, so many new discoveries await you.

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