Dayton and the Miami Valley

photo of downtown daytonPerforming Arts - Dayton offers a rich blend of dance, vocal, theatrical and instrumental arts.  

Sports - The region provides ample opportunities for sports fans with the Reds and Bengals in Cincinnati and the Crew and Blue Jackets in Columbus. Our hometown Dayton Dragons single A baseball team was named one of the Top Ten Hottest Tickets in Sports by Sports Illustrated magazine.

Heritage & History - Known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton is home of several premier museums and aviation related events.

Green Space - More than 35,000 acres of parks, nature preserves and a popular river corridor along the Great Miami River offer outstanding outdoor activities.

Shopping, Dining & Getting Away - Dayton features a variety of entertainment and shopping destinations. 

Festivals & Fairs - Southwest Ohio boasts an almost endless succession of cultural and ethnic festivals, rib cook-offs and county fairs during the summer months, along with musical offerings ranging from jazz, blues and R&B, to Latin, Celtic and polka.

Getaway Hot Spots - Dayton's prime position near Interstate 70 and Interstate 75 makes it easy to visit the major cities of Cincinnati and Columbus.