Dayton Vacations

United States
Travelers with a penchant for flight, take note: Dayton, home of the Wright Brothers, is at the epicenter of aeronautical and astronautical research, and is also home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the National Museum of the United States Air Force. But this city isn't all about airplanes. Opera, …

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Things to see and do in Dayton

Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerNational Museum of the United States Air Force
National Museum of the United States Air Force
Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerCarillon Historical Park
Carillon Historical Park
Dan S. | FoursquareBenjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
Jaxsin | Trip by SkyscannerRiverScape MetroPark
RiverScape MetroPark
Travel + Leisure | Trip by SkyscannerCentury Bar
Century Bar
Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerPaul Laurence Dunbar House
Paul Laurence Dunbar House
Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerAmerica's Packard Museum
America's Packard Museum
Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerHawthorn Hill
Hawthorn Hill

Reviews of Dayton

Christina  T
Christina T

It’s was just OK for me. Born in raised here in Orange County Southern California and it just didn’t do it for me. Very slow. Pretty and green. Lots of abandoned homes (kinda sad) but I got to see my first firefly lol

Britany Ruby
Britany RubyDayton

Dayton can be extremely under-rated. Not only is it the Birthplace of Aviation, but it is filled with so much rich history to explore on a budget.

Amanda Mooney
Amanda MooneyTaylor

Dayton is one of the coolest cities I've ever been too. I went there for a concert for this indie band from Cleveland that frequents small venues, but got the chance to explore the area a little bit before the show. The real gem here is the Oregon District, which is Dayton's little slice of bohemia. Brick paved streets, old buildings, and full of a young and artsy types. The best part is, there is absolutely no pretension here. Whether you're a local or a newcomer, everyone is super laid back and wonderful.

Leigh Virkus
Leigh VirkusPittsford (town), New York

Stopped in Dayton as part of our tour of the major cities in Ohio (why? because we like cities). We did not get to see everything and plan on a return trip to see more of the aviation sites.

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