- Our list of the best things to do in Kettering, Ohio, features the top 118 nearby activities — including 51 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kettering, 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 6 things to do within the city of Kettering, OH , followed by 112 popular activities in nearby cities, including Dayton, Lebanon, Middletown, Springfield, Fairborn, Mason, Yellow Springs, Centerville, West Chester and Beavercreek
Founded in 1962, the Cox Arboretum Metropark is a wooded and garden oasis featuring walking paths and a Butterfly House. Facilities are available for weddings or special events, as well as children's educational programs year-round.
A 4,300-seat outdoor amphitheater, Fraze pavilion was christened in 1991 and has been hosting top name entertainment ever since. Visitors can walk around the grounds and enjoy the fountains and sculptures before enjoying the show.
An amusement facility and arcade, The Magic Castle offers a variety of activities. Options include miniature golf, batting cages, redemption games, and a wide variety of video games. There is also a snack bar with pizza and other treats.
Kettering Recreation Complex is 152,000 square feet and offers over a thousand programs each year including swimming, ice skating, fitness, gardening, self-defense and even etiquette. It includes a water park, ice arena, gym, indoor pool and senior center.
Covering 65 acres, the Carillon Historical Park is dedicated especially to the history of the area and the history of technology. Among the exhibits, there is the first practical airplane built in 1905, as well as the first automobile self-starter.
Part of the popular stand up club franchise, the Dayton Funny Bone Comedy Club features a variety of stand up styles on a regular basis throughout the month. Food and drinks are served on an a la carte basis unless the guest purchases a dinner show package ticket.
Founded in 1843, the Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum covers 200 acres and has 100,000 monuments which guard the eternal sleep of its residents. The arboretum has more than 3,000 trees, many of them older than a century.