Welcome to Anders Group’s weekly location spotlight where we’ll share what to eat, see, and do in some of the most popular Travel Assignment locations! Up this week…Dayton!
WHERE: Dayton, OH
ABOUT: Loosely known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton is nestled near the border of the state of Ohio. This is the city where the Wright Brothers first took flight, their plane is still on display at the Carillon Historical Park. This city appeals to the outdoor enthusiast, history buff and many more. There is so much to do in the “Gem City.”
- Lily’s Bistro – this place is a one stop shop for you food needs, they give a modern interpretation on classic food
- El Meson – for over 40 years the Castro family has given the Dayton area a taste of authentic Columbian cuisine
- Azra’s Mediterranean – their super flaky Baklava is to die for
- National Museum of the U.S Air Force – the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world
- The Funk Music Hall of Fame & Exhibition Center – they acknowledge and give a spotlight to the artists that “brought this art form to life”
- The Dayton Art Institute – not only do they house an impressive art collection, they also focus on educating the masses
- Regional Paved Trails – there are more than 330 miles of connected trails to bike and hike through
- Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway – you can gamble, eat and party in one building
- Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra – take in a wide variety of shows, from ballet to opera
- The world’s first speeding ticket was issued here in 1904 for going 12 mph in Downtown Dayton
- Flight pioneers, Orville and Wilbur Wright were born here.
- Wilberforce University, the country’s oldest private historically Black university was found here in 1856 after an 18th century abolitionist.
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