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Dayton as well as it's surrounding suburbs are a great place to call home. The city is the birthplace of aviation and has tons of things to do when here. We thought we would list some hotspots in the general area for you to do during you're downtime.
Top 5 Things To Do In or Near Dayton
1. The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center (Free)
Do you and your family want to take a stroll down memory lane? Then come to the Wright Dunbar Center and explore aviation’s history from before your time.
This National Historic Landmark houses are where the Wright Cycle company was founded in the very early years. In fact, before the Wright Brothers got into aviation, they were printers working for a local printing press.
Admission to this historic museum is completely free, the attraction is open to everyone Wednesday-Sunday, during normal business hours.
16 S. Williams St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402
2. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (Free)
Now if you are more of a modern person, then you will for sure want to check out the attractions at the U.S. Air Force National Museum in Dunbar.
With over 16 acres of land to showoff their 340 aerospace vehicles, this is by far the largest military aviation museum in America, as well as one of the most-visited tourist attractions in the state of Ohio.
The museum pulls in well over one million visitors per year! Aside from the 340 aerospace vehicles, they are loaded with plenty of artifacts and tons of military missiles to see.
The tour is laid out in chronological order, starting from early to modern times so you can see how things developed throughout history.
For the little ones in the family, there are hands-on activated or how would they like to sit in a fighter jet of walk inside the space shuttle? Of course, you can’t forget to check out the B-2 stealth bomber on display, the only one on display in the world.
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
3. America’s Packard Museum ($4.00)
The America's Packard Museum opened back in 1992 by Robert Signom who was a car collector. The original building was built in 1917 and when they moved in, they took the same name as the original Citizens Motorcar Company but to everyone, its know as the Packard Museum.
When you visit this location, you will see over 50 cars in the showroom making this the largest collection of Packard cars in the world.
420 S Ludlow St,
Dayton, OH 45402
4. The Dayton Philharmonic
The Dayton Philharmonic is just an amazing place for all types of events. There is a wide range of shows that can be performed at the DP such as, The Rockin’ Orchestra, that plays music by (Elton John, U2, David Bowie and much more). You can also find a good selection of family concerts as well as holiday concerts.
The Masterworks is a celebration of the classical composers.
One West Second Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
888 228 3630
5. Buckeye Brew Tours
The Buckeye Brew Tour is one you will enjoy for sure. On this brew tour, you will get a sampling of over a dozen different local crafted brews that are popping up all over the city of Dayton.
The Buckeye brew tour bus takes you to three different pubs that
brew their own beer. When you visit each location, you will get to try three
different beers, for a total of 12 different brews.
Some of the stops on the tours include Star City Brewing Company,
Lucky Star Brewery, Eudora Brewing Co, and the Dayton Beer Company.
1000 Carillon Boulevard Dayton, Ohio 45409
Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Dayton
The center of the aviation industry in Ohio and the Midwest, Dayton has attracted citizens from many different cultures. As a result, the city’s dining scene is an eclectic fusion of local tradition and international flavor. These five must-try restaurants define Dayton’s culinary culture, from laid-back bistros and cafes, to innovative food served in luxury settings.
Bistro, Pizzeria, Restaurant, American, BBQ, $$$
Coco’s Bistro is a nice warm, intimate style restaurant, the menu encompasses a good decent range of upscale American fare along with continental inspiration. Start your experience with an appetizer of fried Brie or how about a Denver lamb rib, and then enjoy a course of Bourbon Street salad or wasabi BBQ duck. For more of a casual experience, try one of their amazing artisanal pizzas. Reservations are suggested, and private room is available for larger groups.
250 Warren St
Dayton, OH 45402
Restaurant, American, $$$
Olive, a self-described urban dive, is arguably Dayton’s most accommodating restaurant. Offering gluten-free, paleo-friendly, vegetarian, vegan and multi-allergy options, Olive has something to please everyone. The restaurant creates its meals from as many local, organic and free-range sources as possible to ensure the highest quality. Re-purposing the former home of a Wympee diner, Dayton’s first drive-in built in 1938, Olive has a unique, Chicago bistro-inspired ambiance inside, while the outside remains the same, including the signage. Like the fast food restaurants of a bygone era, Olive seeks to make its customer service paramount, the perfect side to its tasty Mediterranean-American fare.
44 W Third St
Dayton, OH 45402
Cafe, Restaurant, American, $$$
Located just north of the Dayton Airport Coldwater Café offers an exquisite selection of dishes by Chef Nick Hoover. You can also dine at the Chef’s Table, and enjoy a five-course meal with wine pairings. Signature dishes include the Chilean sea bass ostrich filet, and gourmet grilled cheese.
Coldwater diners can also take advantage of cozy indoor and outdoor seating, as well as the private function room they named the Upper Plate, which offers great views. Coldwater Cafe is open for daily lunch and dinner.
19 E Main St
Tipp City, OH 45371
Restaurant, French, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, $$$
Rue Dumaine is a premier destination for fine dining in Dayton. Inspired by French cuisine, Chef Anne drops her own American flair through her own ingredients from local sources. A native of Dayton, Chef Anne previously ran a restaurant in New Orleans, LA called Peristyle, this was a restaurant that offered anything from trout to duck, the menu also offers gluten-free and seasonal vegetarian options.