Area Visitor Information

Dayton is the Birthplace of Aviation and home of the powered flight inventors Wilbur and Orville Wright. Today the city and region offer various attractions and historical sites, fantastic arts venues, a thriving downtown, scenic parks, sporting venues, fabulous shopping and dining. To make your trip to the Vectren Dayton Air Show complete spend a few days and explore Dayton and the region.
 


 

Attractions

 
 
AV1Dayton International Airport
flydayton.com
“Where Every Flight Begins”
Your source for Airport, Airline and Travel information.
 
 
AV11National Aviation Heritage Area
www.aviationheritagearea.org
“Come. Discover. Fly!”
 
 
AV10National Museum Of The U.S. Air ForceĀ®
www.nationalmuseum.af.mil
The National Museum of the United States Air Force is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. The museum is the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum featuring more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles on display amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space.
 
 
 
AV3Boonshoft Museum
www.boonshoftmuseum.org
A museum of science and discovery.
 
 
 
 
 
AV4National Aviation Hall Of Fame
http://www.nationalaviation.org/
The National Aviation Hall of Fame is a dynamic, exciting organization dedicated to celebrating the tremendous air and space advancements made possible by America’s innovators and visionaries.
 
 
AV5Wright Cycle Shop
www.nps.gov/daav
Tour the shop operated by Orville and Wilbur Wright that became the laboratory of Powered Flight.
 
 
 
 
AV6Wright Flyer III, Carillon Park
www.carillonpark.org
The original, restored 1905 Flyer on display at Wright Hall located at Carillon Park, a 65-acre, outdoor museum and historic buildings dedicated to preserving the history of the Miami Valley.
 
 
 
Waco Air Museum
www.wacoairmuseum.org
AV7Between 1919 and 1946, The WACO Aircraft Company produced various models of open-cockpit and cabin biplanes, plus combat gliders for WWII and several other types of aircraft. Over the past 20 years, the WACO Historical Society has organized to preserve the history, the company, and its planes.
 
 
AV8Wilbur Wright Birthplace
http://www.wwbirthplace.com
1525 North County Road 750 East
Hagerstown, IN 47346
765-332-2495
 
 
 
AV9Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum
www.armstrongmuseum.org
P.O. Box 1978
Wapakoneta, OH 45895-0978
419-738-8811
800-860-0142
 


 

Visitors Bureaus

 
 
Dayton Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.daytoncvb.com
1 Chamber Plaza Suite A
Dayton, OH 45402
800-221-8235
 
 
Greene County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.greenecountyohio.org
1221 Meadowbridge Drive, Suite A
Beavercreek, OH 45434
800-733-9109
 
 
Springfield Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
cvb.greaterspringfield.com
20 South Limestone Street
Suite 100
Springfield, OH 45502
800-803-1553
 
 
Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau
ohioslargestplayground.com
5412 Courseview Drive
Suite 220
Mason, OH 45040
800-791-4356
 
 
Butler County Visitors Bureau
gettothebc.com
8756 Union Centre Boulevard
West Chester, OH 45069
1-888-462-2282
 
 
Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau
www.visitmiamicounty.org
405 S.W. Public Square, Suite 272
Troy OH 45373
800-348-8993
 


 

Landmarks

 
 
AV2Aviation Trail
www.aviationtrailinc.org
A series of important aviation landmarks in and around the Dayton area.
 
 
Hawthorne Hill
A home designed by Orville and Wilbur Wright.
 
 
Huffman Prairie Flying Field
The actual location where the Wright Brothers perfected the powered flight and home to the Wright Company School of Aviation from 1910-1916.
 
 
Wright Brothers Memorial
Overlooking the Huffman Prairie Flying Field where the Wright Brothers perfected flight.
 
 
Wright “B” Flyer
You can take a ride in a replica of the first mass produced aircraft, the 1911 Wright “B” Flyer.