Daycation Passport Adventures

Dayton offers a number of progressive challenge activities.  You and your friends and family can have loads of fun!  Whether your goal is to complete the Wilbear Wright Aviation Trail to earn your very own Wilbear Wright Aviator Teddy Bear, or to sample beers at all of the area craft breweries on the Dayton Ale Trail to earn your own tin tacker, there's great variety in the fun to be had!  Log onto the National Aviation Heritage Area's (NAHA) website to take-off for area aviation sites.  If you're ready for a physical challenge, then Five Rivers MetroParks Trail Challenge is for you!

dayton ale trail

The Dayton region can satisfy your thirst for locally brewed craft beer as you take a journey on the Dayton Ale Trail.  Pick up a Dayton Ale Trail passport book at any of the participating 21 local breweries. Participants will complete the trail by visiting each brewery on the list and collecting all the stamps. To claim your prize, visit the final destination, Crafted & Cured, and pick up your custom logo Dayton Ale Trail 12" Tin Tacker.

MetroParks Trails Challenge

Your Five Rivers MetroParks locations are home to 160 miles of paved and natural surface trails for hiking, cycling, mountain biking and horseback riding. The greater Dayton region is home to more than 340 miles of paved trails – the nation’s largest paved trail network – and 270 miles of river corridor.  The new MetroParks Trails Challenge is a fun way to explore them. MetroParks’ outdoor recreation team has selected 25 trails that range in mileage and difficulty that you can hike, walk, bike, jog, run or paddle.  You can participate by completing just one trail. And because you explore the trails on your own time and in your own way, it’s easy to practice safe social distancing while participating in the challenge. Indeed, the new MetroParks Trails Challenge is a convenient way to improve your physical and mental health while connecting with nature and enjoying an active lifestyle.

Additional Information

Make Your Passport Adventure a true DAYCATION by spending the night or a weekend in a local hotel and dining in Greater Dayton area restaurants! Click on the links below to find the perfect match for what you're craving and for where to stay.