There are tons of historic sites, farms, and shopping opportunities.
Known for the Little Miami River limestone gorge, which is a National Natural Landmark. With more than 10 trails, the park offers plenty of opportunities to go hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.
The Community Gardens feature 800-square-foot plots that are open to the public to grow produce for their families. In the Children’s Discovery Garden, kids have the chance to experience and interact with nature.
A historic site from the War of 1812 and features a scenic view of the downtown Dayton Ohio skyline.
The park offers access to the Mad River and is about the midway point on the 7-mile River Run paddle trail between Eastwood MetroPark and Carillon Historical Park.
On the southwest side of the city is Possum Creek MetroPark, where Possum Creek Farm promotes raising food on a small scale for the local community.
Since 1869, Young’s Jersey Dairy has been part of the greater Dayton community. The family has been selling Jersey milk to the public since 1958.
A traditional, 85-acre working farm, Learning Tree Farm offers hands-on activities and education in an engaging environment.
More than 216 acres of forest and prairie land. Its most unusual feature is the waterfall after which it’s named.
One of the most protected Dayton Ohio outdoor things to do. Via miles of trails, you can discover educational animal exhibits, meadows, ponds, prairies, woods, a working sustainable farm, and more.
Encompassing 65 acres, Carillon Historical Park is an open-air history museum. It showcases the transportation achievements, industrial innovations, and other contributions that Dayton and the region have made to the world.
Home to the University of Dayton’s Dayton Flyers, Welcome Stadium has been hosting NCAA Division I sports since 1974.
Each open night, you have the choice of two movies on each screen. With a full-service concession stand, the drive-in is an unmatched experience for outdoor things to do in Dayton Ohio.
Located at the Dixie Twin Drive-In, the Paris Flea Market is the perfect place to buy and trade a range of new, used, and vintage items. Weather permitting, it opens every Sunday from April to October.