Why a Staycation Is Your Best Bet This Summer


Dayton has a rich history. With over 25 parks, five rivers and hundreds of events in the summer, it’s time to enjoy the local vibes.

Dayton is a place I’ve called home for the past 11 years. On the weekends, I enjoy the outdoors and family fun. A staycation is cost-effective and will save you thousands on travel, lodging and dining when compared to larger cities.

Below is a list of Dayton attractions for your staycation this summer:

  • The U.S. Air Force Museum
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
  • Dayton Art Institute
  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
  • Carillon Historical Park
  • Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
  • America’s Packard Museum
  • The Citizens Motorcar Company
  • National Aviation Hall of Fame
  • SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
  • The Wright Cycle Company Complex

Here’s a list of popular places:

  • DK Effect
  • Dayton Convention Center
  • Dayton Funny Bone
  • Dayton MetroParks
  • Levity Pavilion
  • Agnes Eats
  • Yummy Burger
  • Slyder’s Tavern
  • Ladder 11
  • Oregon District

What’s on your list for a summer staycation in Dayton this year?