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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?
  • 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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  • 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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  • If you are in the Dayton area, it is always worth visiting the smaller city of Troy, the seat of Miami County, and only 19 miles north of Dayton proper. The city offers a wide variety of cultural and entertainment options, as well as some amazing restaurants. If history is your jam, though, then you should check out some of Troy’s historical institutions. WACO Aviation Learning Center The Waco Air Museum & Aviation Learning Center is located at WACO Field, just south of Troy. It is open from 9am to 1:30 pm during the week and noon to 5 pm

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  • Hey man, the Tipp City Mum Festival is not your typical festival, it’s way groovy. This year’s theme is a flashback to the days of peace, love and all things “far out”. MumStock ’19 is happening September 27-2019. The Mum Festival Antique and Show Car Cruise-In packs the historic downtown area with hundreds of quality and unique vehicles for the largest festival car show in the state. Our Saturday morning parade still draws spectators near and far with bands, floats, clowns and entertainment. That’s not all – for two days the City Park turns into the festival grounds with something

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  • Miami County is home to a number of exciting theaters and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for an exciting concert, a heartwarming play, or creative art classes, you’ll definitely find it in Miami County. Here are three incredible venues to get you started: Troy Civic Theatre Since openings its doors in 1965, the Troy Civic Theatre has provided the community with a plethora of memorable performances. Both veterans and newcomers grace the stage in four fantastic shows each season. Troy Civic Theatre is also proud to be an active part of the community, encouraging local playwrights to bring their creations to

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  • If you haven’t heard this, let us tell you that Piqua, Ohio is one heck of a rockin’ place! For several years, Piqua has hosted the ROCK PIQUA Music Series which features regional artists and a variety of music genres. This year is no exception! On July 20th at 8pm, Rock Piqua brings you the Eric Sowers Band. Eric is now one of the fastest rising stars in the country scene in Ohio and continues to gain ground in Nashville and across the United States. Eric’s edgy liquid like voice, charismatic smile along with the band’s musicianship and stage presence,

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