Dayton, Ohio: The Birthplace of Aviation
Dayton and its surrounding communities offer a generous variety
of leisure activities.
Carillon Historical Park's mission is to celebrate and
preserve the history of the Miami Valley and illustrate
how it leads to the future.
Enjoy the diverse permanent collection, world class special
exhibitions and unique special events. With art
from the Italian, Dutch, Flemish and French Baroque, plus
Medieval, Renaissance, and Late Renassance periods, there
is something for every taste.
Dayton Aviation Heritage commemorates three exceptional
men - Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and Paul Laurence
Dunbar - and their work in the Miami Valley.
- Dayton Ballet
Art that moves you. Enjoy world class ballet in downtown
If you’re looking to get off campus — whether it be to find adventure or an
internship — this site’s for you. Here, you’ll get the skinny on what makes
Dayton tick, as well as the places and events not to be missed and how to
- Dayton Opera
In the world of theatre, the term special effects usually
brings to mind those things that "wow" you,
or move you in a special way. Opera can also "wow"
you with its own special effects - moods or themes that
have a special effect on you, whether it grips you with
emotion, makes you laugh or cry, or perhaps even makes
This is Aviation Phychology Symposium Chair
Dick Jensen's website. Find
information about The Flying
J Farm whose motto is "Restoring the Land, The
and The People."
The Loft is home to the Human Race Theatre Company, which provides
audiences with award winning, cutting edge drama, American classics,
and regional and world premieres.
Aviation Hall of Fame
The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) nominates and
enshrines individuals in recognition of achievement in
the development of aviation.
- Nutter Center
Ohio's premier spot for sports, concerts and family events.
Laurence Dunbar House
This Italianate turn-of-the-century structure was the
final home of the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar and exhibits
his literary treasures, many of his personal items and
his family's furnishings.
Oregon Historic District
The Oregon District is an historic neighborhood located
near downtown Dayton, Ohio. Dating back to 1829, Oregon
is Dayton's oldest neighborhood, and its first designated
Visit Riverscape, home to a full range of activities including
major community festivals, senior fitness programs and
twilight bike rides along the river corridor hike/bike
Air Force Museum
With over 300 airplanes and missles on display, you could
spend a whole week touring this museum. From the
Early Years Collection (1909 Wright Flyer) to the Presidential
Hanger (Past Air Force Ones) to Space Flight (Mercury
and Gemini Spacecraft) there are plenty of choices for
everyone. Don't forget to check out IMAX, the 6-story
tall, surround sound movie-viewing experience.
In the mood for a show while you are in Dayton? Click
here to view information on great shows like Phantom
of the Opera and Miss Saigon.
- Wright Brothers'
Visit Orville and Wilbur's print shop building, the Wright
Cycle Company building, the Huffman Prarie Flying Field,
and the 1905 Wright Flyer III, hosted by the National
Park Service's National Historical Park. While you
are there check out the Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial,
a site dedicated to the talented and prolific writer.
State University Department of Theater Arts and Artist
These offer the best in area performing arts. Click on
the links above to find out what exciting productions
they are offering.
State University Libraries
The Wright Brothers Collection, housed in Special Collections
and Archives in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library comprises
over 6,000 items including technical books, journals,
pamaphlets and over 4,000 photographs documenting the
invention of flight, the aviation careers of the Wright
Brothers, and their family life.
- Yellow Springs
Voted one of Buget Travel's 10 Coolest Small Towns, Yellow Springs is far from the monotony of chain stores and restaurants. Experience something special, with over 60 shops and galleries, bike trails, and various locations for hiking! Also, stop by Young's Jersey Dairy for some family fun and delicious ice cream!
For a more extensive listing of what the area has to offer, try the Greene
County Convention and Visitors Bureau
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