Dayton Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by Ewingjr98
  • Military uniforms from all over the world
    Military uniforms from all over the...
    by HispanicYob
  • Huffman Prairie
    by HispanicYob

Most Viewed Things to Do in Dayton

  • 1. National Museum of the United States Air Force

    5 out of 5 stars

    During my last full day in Dayton, I went to check out the National Museum of the US Air Force. Even though I was expecting a huge museum but when I arrived, I still was in awe of how big this place...

    more
  • 2. Cox Arboretum

    spring is a great time to visit and play with your camera and try the macro pic on flowers, bugs, trees that are starting to bud and blossom. lots of people bring their kids and take pics in their...

    more
  • 3. Carillon Historical Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Carillon is a bell tower in a nice little park just south of downtown, which also includes a history museum with Wright Brother artifacts. The 151 foot Carrillon was built in 1942, and was named...

    more
  • 4. Wright Brother's Bicycle Shop

    Inside view of the Wright Brothers bicycle shop. It was in working with bicycles that the brothers picked up the mechanical and some aerodynamic skills that helped them later building the first...

    more
  • 5. Art Institute

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Yes, there is more to Dayton than aviation. The Dayton Art Institute has a beautiful collection of ancient, Renaissance, and modern art. It's truly impressive. You need to allow at least a couple...

    more
  • 6. Huffman Prairie

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Huffman Prairie is a 84.2 acre of pasture located just outside of the Dayton city limits. This field has special historical significance for being the place where the Wright Brothers continued...

    more
  • 7. Dayton National Cemetery

    wow cannt believe this cemetery doesn't have more review or pictures. So much history and what a touching monument to those who served our country. Im sort of a cemetery nerd .. this is well worth the...

    more
  • 8. Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    If you visit in late spring or early summer it's the prime time .. and don't skip the "children's area even if you are far from being a child .. the pond and water lilies in the children's area are...

    more
  • 9. Sunwatch Indian Village

    Sometime around 1200 AD, a tribe of native Americans lived by the Great Miami River. It must not have smelled so bad back then. But the natives left their stuff there for us to find (the first...

    more
  • 10. Eastwood MetroPark

    Eastwood MetroPark contains beautiful shady picnic areas, a winding shaded lagoon, a 185-acre recreational lake, forest habitat along the Mad River, thickets, and a few grasslands. These grassland...

    more
  • 11. The Chop House

    This is an older steak house and to be honest we don't go there often but it was a part of restaurant week that gives us deals to let you try places. The steak was small but tender .. I had creamed...

    more
  • 12. TEJAS Gallery

    K12 Gallery & TEJAS is a regional visual arts center offering innovative visual arts programs for all ages in Dayton, Ohio. These programs include art classes, in school and after school art...

    more
  • 13. Wright Brothers Memorial

    This Memorial is by the Huffman Prairie site at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. The Statute commerates the work the brothers did in Dayton to develop the first aircraft that flew in Kitty Hawk and...

    more
  • 14. Miamisburg Mound

    This structure was erected by the Hopewell Indian culture that was centered in Ohio. It is the second largest Conical mound in the US. It's purpose is not fully understood and its believed to have...

    more
  • 15. Woodland Cemetery and Arbetoreum

    This cemetery, located close to downtown Dayton, has a grand and famous history. Originally founded by the Van Cleve family back in the early 1800's, Woodland...

    more
  • 16. Miami Valley bikeway

    330 Miles of Trail To Explore. The Nation’s Largest Network of Paved Off-street Trails!Ohio’s Miami Valley region provides over 330 miles of paved, multi-use...

    more
  • 17. Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark

    This is my favorite park in Dayton .. maybe even in Ohio. From spring till late summer this park is just gorgeous. It has a pond with lily pads, English garden...

    more
  • 18. Drive to Columbus

    Columbus was founded in 1812 for the purpose of becoming the capital of the sate, and it became Ohio's capital city just four years later, in 1816. It wasn't...

    more
  • 19. President William McKinley Statue

    Because President William McKinley was from Ohio, there are a number of sites dedicated to his memory in the state. The National McKinley Birthplace Memorial,...

    more
  • 20. Air Force One, et al

    Most flight buffs know that the Wright Brothers were the first men to successfully achieve heavier than air flight and many know that, although that first...

    more
  • 21. Dayton's Oregon Historic District - Where It's At

    Originally established in the 1830s, this neighborhood boasts architecture from 1830 to 1910. The area's early years were marked by heavy German immigration,...

    more
  • 22. IMAX Theater at National Museum of the USAF

    The IMAX Theater is not to be missed on your trip to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is a three-dimensional visual and audio experience...

    more
  • 23. Tipp City and Springfield OH Antiques Shopping

    Tipp City, OH which is north of Dayton is a small old town which has numerous antique shops that line the main street. There are many large victorian houses on...

    more
  • 24. Planes, Planes and More Planes!

    The Wright Patterson Air Force Base is home to one of the largest collections of military aircraft I have ever seen. While it does not have the historic planes...

    more
  • 25. Largest military aviation museum in the world!

    You could spend all day (and then some) in this huge collection of jets and biplanes and spacecraft and all sorts of aviation memorabilia (there are more than...

    more
  • Dayton Hotels

    48 Hotels in Dayton
  • Ask a Question

    Got a question about Dayton? Get an answer from our Location locals and frequent travelers

Instant Answers: Dayton

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

27 travelers online now

Comments