Southwest Ohio Attractions

Southwest Attractions


Entertrainment Junction – West Chester
Incredible indoor train exhibits with play areas and funhouse.

King’s Island – Mason
Amusement park. 100+ world-class rides. Family shows & attractions.

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force – Dayton
World’s largest military aviation museum. Free.

Young’s Jersey Dairy – Yellow Springs
Working dairy farm with games, food, & special events.


Golden Lamb – Lebanon
The former 1803 stagecoach stop is now an Ohio landmark restaurant.

Montgomery Inn – Cincinnati
World famous ribs and more.

The Caroline – Troy
Classic American fare. Burgers, steaks, seafood.

The Winery at Versailles – Versailles
Wine, special events, & bistro-style food menu.


Carillon Historical Park – Dayton
30 Historical buildings on 65 acres honoring area heritage & progress.

Clifton Mill – Clifton
Tour historic 1800s water powered grist mill on the Little Miami River.

Serpent Mound – Peebles
World renowned ancient Indian earthworks.

Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Cincinnati
Inspiring museum highlighting freedom’s heroes.


Barefoot Canoe – West Milton
Canoe rentals on the Stillwater & Great Miami Rivers.

Highlands Nature Sanctuary – Bainbridge
Hiking trails on 2,000 acres through Rocky Fork Gorge.

Markin Farms Zipline Adventure – West Liberty
Several zipline adventures for all ages on 90 acres.

Start Skydiving – Middletown
Skydiving from first time tandems to professional training.


2nd Street Public Market – Dayton
40+ merchants selling locally produced foods, flowers, & décor.

Heart of Ohio Antique Center – Springfield
America’s largest with1,400 booths on 26 acres.

Jungle Jim’s International Market – Fairfield
Incredible grocery store with 180,000+ products from across the world.

KitchenAid Experience – Greenville
Outlet store, product demos, factory tours, museum.


Miami Valley Music Fest – Troy
July. Best regional musicians perform for charity.

Ohio Renaissance Festival – Waynesville
Sept./Oct. Shows, arts & crafts, food, games set in a 16th century English village.

Poultry Days – Versailles
June. Activities for all ages highlighted by world famous chicken dinners.

Taste: Food & Music Festival – Blue Ash
August. Food trucks, concerts, & family fun.



The National Museum of the United States Air Force is internationally acclaimed as the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum. It is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio, home of the Wright brothers.


The Village of Waynesville offers a fascinating combination of history and culture as it developed in southwestern Ohio. This “Antiques Capital of the Midwest” and “Home of the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival” is a microcosm of our American heritage with its dreams and accomplishments.

The Ohio Wine Producers Association provides information on everything related to Ohio’s great wine industry, from vineyards to wine tours and special events.


Tourism Ohio promotes attractions from every region of the state, for all interests and age groups.