Area Attractions

The Oregon District

Located only 1.5 blocks from the Dayton Convention Center, The Oregon District is Dayton's oldest historic district and offers some of the very best in urban living, entertainment, dining, shopping, bars, and art galleries.

Packard Museum

0.3 miles
420 S. Ludlow St. 
Dayton, OH 45402
937.226.1710 
americaspackardmuseum.org 

This historic museum is located in the original Packard Motor Car Company building. Visitors are able to view a collection of cars from the early 1900s.

Dayton International Peace Museum

0.7 miles
208 W. Monument Ave. 
Dayton, OH 45402 
937.227.3223
www.daytonpeacemuseum

This museum was founded in 2004 as a way to promote nonviolence. There are exhibits and events that help visitors to understand different strategies for peace.

National Aviation Heritage - National Historical Park

0.7 miles
16 S. Williams St. 
Dayton, OH 45402 
nps.gov/daav 

The National Aviation Historical Park has five sites: Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, Wright Cycle Company Complex, Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historial Site, and the Wright Brother's Aviation Center.These landmarks focus on the history of  The Wright Brothers' and Paul Laurence Dunbar's inventions and businesses.

RiverScape MetroPark

0.8 miles
111 E. Monument Ave. 
Dayton, OH 45402
937.274.0126 
metroparks.org 

Less than five minutes from the Dayton Convention Center and located in the heart of Downtown Dayton, RiverScape MetroPark offers beautiful landscapes, outdoor recreation, and historical statues that highlight Dayton's natural beauty.

The Dayton Art Institute

1.3 miles
456 Belmonte Park 
Dayton, OH 45405 
937.223.5277 
daytonartinstitute.org 

The Dayton Art Institute was founded in 1919 and holds art from over 5,000 years ago. There are interactive exhibits, educational programs and social events available for the community.

Patterson Homestead Museum

1.8 miles
1815 Brown St. 
Dayton, OH 45409
937.222.9724 
daytonhistory.org 

Tour the home of the two co-founders of the National Cash Register Company (NCR). The Patterson Family has contributed excellence and innovation to the Dayton Region for generations. The Patterson Homestead dates back to 1816.

Carillon Historical Park

2.1 miles
1000 Carillon Blvd. 
Dayton, OH 45409 
937.293.2841 
daytonhistory.org 

The Carillon Historical Park is home to the original 1905 Wright Flyer III, the world's first practical airplane and much more. Children can enjoy a ride on the Carousel of Dayton Innovation while the entire family enjoys the largest Carillon in Ohio.

BoonShoft Museum of Discovery

3.4 miles
2600 Deweese Parkway 
Dayton, OH 45414 
937.275.7431 
boonshoftmuseum.org 

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a children's museum that emphasizes science and natural history. Visitors can experience the indoor zoo and tree-house as well as the solar system exhibit.

SunWatch Indian Village / Archaeological Park

4.3 miles
2301 W. River Rd. 
Dayton, OH 45417 
sunwatch.org 

Sunwatch Village and Archaeological Park is a three-acre living history museum for the entire family. The site offers insight into the arts, culture and day-to-day life of the people who once inhabited the Dayton area.

National Museum of the United States Air Force

5.4 miles
1100 Spaatz St. 
Dayton, OH 45431 
937.255.3286 
nationalmuseum.af.mil 

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is home to more than 400 aircrafts and missiles. The Museum has an IMAX theater and is open 9am to 5pm, seven days a week, admission is free.

National Aviation Hall of Fame

5.2 miles
1100 Spaatz St. 
Dayton, OH 45431 
937.256.0944 
nationalaviation.org 

Connected to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the Aviation Hall of fame was founded in 1962 to honor the individuals who have contributed to America's rich legacy of aviation achievement.The exhibits and interactive displays aim to inspire the true potential of technology.

Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm

10.7 miles
1000 Aullwood Rd. 
Dayton, OH 45414 
aullwood.center.audubon.org 

This 200 Acre Complex has a variety of activities to treasure and enjoy from pastures, prairies, barns, educational farm with animals, walking trails and gardens.

Dayton Region's Walk of Fame

5.0 miles
Sidewalk Along West 3rd Street
Dayton, OH
937.443.0249
daytonregionswalkoffame.org 

Dayton Region Walk of Fame was created in 1996  to acknowledge individuals contribution to the community. It's located in  between Shannon and Broadway Street.

Aviation Trail and Parachute Museum

1.3 miles
16 S. Williams St. 
Dayton, OH 45402
937.443.0793
aviationtrailinc.org 

This museum is located on the second floor of the Aviation Trail Visitor Center and focuses on the history of the parachute. There are interactive exhibits and a collections of photographs and artifacts displayed. 

Dayton Dragons Baseball

0.6 miles
220 North Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45402
937.228.2287
daytondragons.com

The Dayton Dragons is Dayton's baseball team that plays at Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton.

Dayton VA Medical Center (The American Veterans Heritage Center)

4.9 miles
4100 W Third St. 
Dayton, OH 45402
937.267.7628
americanveteransheritage.org

The American Veterans Heritage Center (AVHC) focuses on the accomplishments of veterans and local history through tours and events such as the Patriot Freedom Festival and the Annual Memorial Day event.

Other Area Attraction Options

2nd Street Market 
600 E. Second St. 
937.228.2088

Dayton Metro Library 
120 S. Patterson Blvd.
937.463.2665

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St.
937.224.3822

Dave Hall Plaza (Park)
23 East Fifth Street

Hawthorn Hill
100 Carillon Blvd.
937.293.2841

Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway
777 Hollywood Blvd.
937.235.7800

Korean War Memorial and All Veterans Walkway
130 Riverside Dr.
937.293.1819

The Neon (Theater)
130 East Fifth St.
937.222.8452

Wiley's Comedy Joint
101 Pine St.
937.224.5653