Troy is centrally located in Miami County and serves as the county seat.
Troy is home to Ohio’s largest bicycle ride, the Tour de Donut and to the Strawberry Festival, which hosts 200,000 visitors each year. Be sure to grab a bite of the famous strawberry shortcakes from the Troy Senior Citizens Center.
Take a stroll around the beautiful downtown square to enjoy Troy’s many local shops and boutiques. Make sure to stop into Pachamama Market, featuring fair trade, handmade and eco-friendly gifts from the Global South. And, after you’ve worked up an appetite shopping, enjoy an exquisite meal at one of Troy’s delicious local restaurants. Or, grab a chocolate malt from K’s Hamburgers. Started in 1935, enjoy K’s hamburgers known far and wide and visited by all Presidential campaigns.
Treasure Island is Troy’s newest park located right on the Great Miami Riverway, The Great Miami River was recently designated a National Water Trail, one of only 22 in the United States. Visitors who want to get out on the water can rent canoes, kayaks and paddleboards from Adventures on the Great Miami. And, with the Great Miami River Recreational Trail running through the heart of Troy, runners, walkers and cyclists can travel along the banks of the river on the longest paved trail network in the nation while enjoying the beauty of the nature that surrounds them.
For the wildlife and nature enthusiasts, a trip to Brukner Nature Center never disappoints! This award-winning wildlife education and conservation center preserves 235 acres of native habitats with over 6 miles of hiking trails. Visitors can bird watch in the bird vista rooms and enjoy live wildlife exhibits.
Finally, minutes from downtown, visitors can take a step back in history at WACO Air Museum & Airfield. Part of the National Aviation Heritage Area, WACO features two hangars of vintage WACO aircraft and historic aviation artifacts along with a 2000 ft. grass airstrip. Practice your flying skills in the WACO simulator or soar high above Miami County while riding in one of these magnificent biplanes.