The sixth-largest city of Ohio is renowned for aviation. If you are an aviation enthusiast it is definitely going to be on your bucket list. But if you look at it from the normal tourist window, it is a perfect mix of big town amenities with midwestern vibes and hospitality. You can experience great art, and culture along with shopping and dining in Dayton. Being proud of aviation, the city also influences its tourists to appreciate art, science, archaeology, horticulture, and the outdoors.
What to expect in Dayton
Dayton is a fun weekend destination which features many museums, parks, and vibrant art scenes. Take a stroll to the famous National Museum of the U.S. Airforce which is the oldest and largest museum of military aviation. To witness those twentieth-century classic Packards visit America’s Packard Museum.
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park tributes three famous historical personalities—Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar for their work in the Miami Valley. Visit Boonshoft Museum—a science and technology center and zoo for kids. Also, hit SunWatch Indian Village and Fort Ancient which are sister sites and great to explore the archaeological excavations at the museum. For art lovers, Dayton Art Institute is the place to explore the hands-on art gallery. To the outdoor adventurers, John Bryan State Park is the best place where you can go hiking, climbing, mountain biking, disc golfing, picnicking and cross-country skiing.
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