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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?
  • As warm weather approaches, you and your family may be feeling cabin fever more than ever this year. While there are plenty of fun attractions and festivals in and around Miami County, early spring weather doesn’t always agree with our plans. It’s never fun being cooped up, especially on vacation. But, with a little bit of planning, you can still have a great time – even indoors. Whether you are planning your next staycation or visiting us from afar, we have plenty of indoor activities for everyone, including children and adults. Indoor Family Activities Brukner Nature Center No matter what

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  • You might see our faces walking by or sitting in a planning meeting somewhere in Miami County, but have you ever wondered who that person is and why are they here? Well, we hope to answer that and a few other things in our “Get to know us” blog! Leiann Stewart Executive Director After being raised a Nebraska Cornhusker, I ventured to Ohio where I earned my bachelors at Xavier University. My first job after graduation was in Miami County. I worked at the Piqua Daily Call and Troy Daily News for 14 years where I gained experience in sales,

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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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  • Think you know about Miami County? Let’s find out! The Miami County Visitors and Convention Bureau has come up with 4 trivia sheets to download all about Miami County facts. Download the PDFs: Events History and Heritage Arts and Entertainment Adventure

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  • How well do you know Miami County, and how well do you know the village of Tipp City? This Scavenger Hunt will put your knowledge to the test! 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 Tipp City. Be sure to take photos and feel free to share on your social media

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  • How well do you know Miami County, and how well do you know Troy? This Scavenger Hunt will put your knowledge to the test! 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 Troy. Be sure to take photos and feel free to share on your social media using the hashtag #HomeGrownGreat. And

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  • 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 is

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  • 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 sure

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  • 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 of

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  • 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 is

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