Dayton, OH, located about half way between Columbus and Cincinnati, makes claim to being Birthplace of Aviation, as it was once the hometown of Wilbur and Orville Wright. This heritage of flight innovation is still alive at Dayton today.
Dayton's main attraction, with over one million visitors a year, is the US Air Force Museum. It is the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world, featuring over 300 aircraft including the new Stealth Fighter and the new YF 22, missiles, airpark, and memorial park.
Other attractions in and around Dayton include the Wright Brothers Bicycle Shop, Carillon Historical Park, the Oregon Historical Entertainment District, the Dayton Art Institute, Victoria Theater, Memorial Hall, and the new RiverScape.
Hotels in Dayton cater to both business and leisure travelers and offer a wide selection of accommodations from upscale hotels to more affordable roadside motels.