Area Visitors 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

Dayton International Airport

flydayton.com

"Where Every Flight Begins"

Your source for Airport, Airline and Travel information.

National Aviation Heritage Area

aviationheritagearea.org

"Come. Discover. Fly!"

National Museum Of The U.S. Air Force®

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.

Boonshoft Museum

boonshoftmuseum.org

A museum of science and discovery.

National Aviation Hall Of Fame

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.

Wright Flyer III, Carillon Park

daytonhistory.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

wacoairmuseum.org

Between 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.

Wilbur Wright Birthplace

wwbirthplace.com

1525 North County Road 750 East Hagerstown, IN 47346
765-332-2495

Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum

armstrongmuseum.org

P.O. Box 1978
Wapakoneta, OH 45895-0978
419-738-8811
800-860-0142

Visitors Bureaus

Dayton Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau

daytoncvb.com

1 Chamber Plaza Suite A
Dayton, OH 45402
800-221-8235

Greene County Convention & Visitors Bureau

greenecountyohio.org

1221 Meadow Bridge Drive, Suite A
Beavercreek, OH 45434
937-429-9100

Springfield Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

visitgreaterspringfield.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

visitmiamicounty.org

405 S.W. Public Square, Suite 272
Troy OH 45373
800-348-8993

Landmarks

Aviation Trail

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.