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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! 

Embrace the vibrant spirit of Dayton as autumn arrives, offering captivating beauty and endless experiences. From fall festivals and outdoor recreation, to a myriad of arts performances, Dayton offers something for everyone. Access the digital version of our 2023 Destination Dayton Visitors Guide below, or request a free print copy, to plan your next Dayton adventure. Check out this video for a preview of what you can see and do!

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.

Congratulations to the 2023 Community Ambassador Award Winners!

2023 Community Ambassador Award Winners

Pictured (left to right): Eric Rice, Dara Wydler, Dayton CVB Board of Trustees Chair Scott Debolt, Dayton CVB President & CEO Jacquelyn Powell, Katherine Khoury and John Probst.
Click the image to meet this year's winners and learn more about how the Dayton CVB can help you plan your next meeting or event in Dayton!

Watch These Dayton Videos to Get a Sense of What You'll See & Experience!


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!