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Discover Dayton!

Dayton, Ohio is the Birthplace of Aviation and so much more! In Dayton and Montgomery County, you will find big-city amenities with Midwestern charm and affordability. Dayton is home to the Wright Brothers, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state’s most visited free tourist attraction!

Did you get "Mooned" in Dayton?

Dayton was in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8 - thank you to everyone who made us your destination for this once-in-a-lifetime event! You can check out our eclipse page for photo galleries and videos.
Spring in Dayton brings the return of baseball, with the Dayton Dragons opening their 24th season, as well as outdoor fun, the return of summer concerts in May, and preparations for the annual CenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show, presented by Kroger. Start planning your springtime adventures - access the digital Destination Dayton Visitors Guide below or request a free print copy, and be sure to also head over to the Discover Dayton Blog for more tips on what to see and do around Dayton and Montgomery County.

FREE Visit Dayton App

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The FREE Visit Dayton, Ohio app has all the information you need to Discover Dayton. Use our app as your handheld guide to area attractions, restaurants, hotels, arts, shopping, sports and recreation, breweries, events and more. It's FREE on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

Here's a Little Bit of What You'll See & Experience in Dayton!


The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau has compiled a list of restaurants offering dine-in, delivery, carry-out, dine-in, and patio dining.

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Resources for Your Future Visit

The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau has compiled information to help you plan your future visit to Dayton, the Birthplace of Aviation and So Much More!