- Our list of the best things to do in Dayton, Ohio, features the top 112 nearby activities — including 52 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Dayton, OH has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Dayton, OH , followed by 76 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lebanon, Springfield, Middletown, Fairborn, Yellow Springs, Kettering, Centerville and Beavercreek
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The only pedestrian bridge crossing the Ohio River at Cincinnati is the Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge. Its distinct purple color draws many people to enjoy the bridge itself and the view of both the surrounding area and the river.
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Museums, theaters, and a library can be found in the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. This is an old renovated railroad station, built in 1928, which also now exhibits items pertaining to the railroad domain.
Founded in 1939, the Contemporary Arts Center has moved in a new six story building that acts as a work of art itself. The collection contains a variety of innovative and thought-provoking photography, paintings, and other art forms.
Built in the art deco architectural style, the Carew Tower is home to stores, restaurants, and other facilities. It was built in 1930 and stands 49 stories high. The observation deck on the last floor offers a panoramic view of the city.
The Duke Energy Convention Center hosts a wide variety of events, including the Cincinnati Comic Expo, the Aveda Hair Show, and the National College Fair. The location is located nearby a wide range of upscale hotels.
The attraction-based mall of Newport on the Levee features an extensive choice of entertainment, dining, and shopping options. Visitors can play at the large arcade GameWorks, dine at the world famous Toro restaurant, and shop at Art on the Levee Gallery.