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Discover the Unexpected in Destination Dayton

Discover the Unexpected in Destination Dayton!

The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau is now Destination Dayton, and we invite you to Discover the Unexpected in Dayton, Ohio, the Birthplace of Aviation! Dayton and Montgomery County offer 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!
Summer in Dayton brings endless fun, including Dayton Dragons baseball, outdoor recreation on 350+ miles of paved trails, the return of summer concerts, and the 50th anniversary CenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show, presented by Kroger. Hop over to our blog to check out 100 things to do this summer in Dayton! Start planning your adventures - access the digital Destination Dayton Visitors Guide below or request a free print copy.

Special Thanks to our Awards Breakfast Sponsors!

Our annual National Travel & Tourism Week Celebration & Community Ambassador Awards Breakfast wouldn't be possible without the generous support of these sponsors.

Title Sponsor

Carillon Historical Park - Silver Sponsor CAA '22

Gold Sponsors

Berskshire Hathaway HomeService Professional Realty

Dayton Convention Center

Dayton Dragons

Dayton Live

Drury Hotels Company LLC

Five Rivers MetroParks

Heidelberg Distributing Company

Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce and Wright VanCleve House

Marriott at the University of Dayton

Sinclair Conference Center

Silver Sponsors

The Brightside Music & Event Venue

The MDB Group at Morgan Stanley

Staybridge Suites Miamisburg - Austin Landing

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!