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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?
  • 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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  • NOTICES Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D. MPH, announced that Ohio will be under a “Stay Safe Ohio” order. STAY SAFE OHIO ORDER Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Health Advisory Responsible Restart Ohio Information We strongly recommend you check with event organizers if you have questions about cancellation and/or refunds. Attractions in and around Miami County have closed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Many businesses in Miami County are reopening according to the Responsible Restart Ohio guidelines. Businesses are following all state guidelines so they can provide a safe

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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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  • Join us in celebrating the #SpiritOfTravel May 3-9 for National Travel and Tourism Week.   COVID-19 is having an unbelievable impact on the travel industry and the entire economy. Now more than ever, the travel and tourism community must come together, support each other and remind our country that even through the most difficult times, the Spirit of Travel cannot be broken. National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, business and personal wellbeing. This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week will center around keeping the #SpiritofTravel alive in our minds and in our

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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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  • Color Our World!

    April 15, 2020

    It’s true that the world could use a little brightening up! We’ve created these 10 coloring pages to help you get creative. Download and print our Miami County Coloring Pages! Please share on social media using #HomeGrownGreat and your work might be highlighted on our own social media channel! Miami County Visitors Bureau Logo Miami County Courthouse Eldean Covered Bridge WACO Bi Plane Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Barn Quilt Strawberry Festival Mascot Sculpture on the Square Ram from Miami County Fair A cup of coffee from Winans

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