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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?
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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