Enjoy a scenic road trip across Dayton and explore the city's national parks, museums and live performance venues. Make sure you have your own car as it gives you the freedom to plan the itinerary the way you like it. Visit museums like Dayton Art Institute, shopping streets like 2nd Street Market or watch a Broadway musical at the Benjamin Performing Arts Center.
Free/Cheap Activities in Dayton
- Visit the 'Aviation Historic Park' which is home to the 'Flying Field' where the Wright Brothers tested their airplanes. The park also includes the 'Wright Cycle Complex' which is another main highlight. Admission to the park is free.
- Explore rare American and Asian art at the Dayton Art Institute which features more than 25,000 art pieces spanning over 5000 years.
Major Highways in Dayton
- I-70 Highway connects Dayton to Indianapolis on the western side and Columbus on the eastern side.
- US 35 is an important expressway that connects Dayton to the eastern and southeastern destinations. Some of the major destinations that the expressway connects to are Chillicothe and Charleston.