Xenia, Ohio

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Top Chillin Spots in and near Xenia

  • Xenia, Ohio

    Disc Golf at Sol Arnovitz Park

    This course has some tough points, especially with some water hazards, but for the most part is very forgiving. In many places you can retrieve any discs you lose to the creek, and there aren't any areas of dense thicket or tall grasses that are prone to hide discs so well. Most of the holes are ...
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  • Cedarville, Ohio

    Hike the Gorge Trail at Indian Mounds

    5.0
    Cedarville, Ohio is known for its expansive farmland, but in the Indian Mounds Park you'll find several unique features, such as the cavern located on the Gorge Trail!  This cave is formed out of the side of a cliff and is perfect for easy exploration and climbing. When the water is low enough yo...
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  • Yellow Springs, Ohio

    Visit the Tecumseh Sunflower Field

    4.0
    If you're driving along US 68 towards Yellow Springs, Ohio in early September, you just may be lucky enough to come upon the Tecumseh Sunflower Field in full bloom!  You only have about two-three weeks where the flowers will be bright, happy and alive, so make plans to hit it in time.  There is f...
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  • Kettering, Ohio

    Take a Stroll around the Pond at Delco Park

    5.0
    The main attraction at the park is of course the large pond, with paved walking trails leading around it. Jutting out into the middle is a covered fishing pavilion, and you're likely to see several people casting rods there and along the southern banks. This metro park also has high quality sand ...
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  • Dayton, Ohio

    Hike at Bill Yeck Park

    5.0
    3 mi / 177 ft gain
    Take the whole family out on an afternoon adventure to Bill Yeck Park!  This park has over 6 miles of hiking trails, spanning all levels of difficulty and terrain, including pavement, crushed gravel, mowed grass, and dirt paths. They range from 0.5 miles (red trail) to 3.0 miles (yellow trail), w...
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  • Riverside, Ohio

    Discover the Complete History of US Aviation

    5.0
    The best part about this adventure? It is FREE!  Free parking, free WiFi, and yes, you can see all sorts of planes from the SR-71 Blackbird to past Air Force Ones, all without paying a dime. Some planes you are even able to walk through to get a good look of the interiors! This is one of the best...
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  • Dayton, Ohio

    Explore The Carillon Historical Park Museum

    The Dayton area is home to many major technological advances, including the cash register, the Bombe code-breaking machine, plutonium triggers for early atomic bombs, car self-starters, self-cooled refrigerators, and so much more. Probably most well known is the Wright airplane, which was develop...
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  • Dayton, Ohio

    Photograph the Five Rivers Fountain of Lights

    5.0
    Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, these massive water fountains operate several times each day according to a rigid schedule: 10-minute intervals at the top of the hour, Mon.-Fri., 6:55 AM-9:55 PM and weekends 10:55 AM-9:55 PM. The five fountains shoot 2,500 gallons of water per minute 200 feet...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Explore the History of George Rogers Clark Park

    5.0
    The George Rogers Clark Park has over 6 miles of nature hiking trails as well as a fishing pond. There are large A-frames at several points in the park to set up for the afternoon and grill some hotdogs, and plenty of field space to lay out some blankets and break out the picnic basket. The bigge...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Climb at Mad River Gorge

    1 mi
    Just a short hike down from the parking lot lies a half mile of cliffside full of climbing opportunities! Plenty of variety for different skill levels, although someone in your group will need to lead climb to set up the route first. There are hooks already in place on each route, and you are not...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Disc Golf at Snyder Park

    4.0
    This course, sponsored by Hazy Shade, is not for beginners! It is for disc golfers who have some experience and are willing to challenge themselves and live on the edge. Almost every hole has a water hazard, with several of them being in spots that may cause you to need to stop and switch your ga...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Swim at Buck Creek SP

    2.5
    Officially opened in 1975, Buck Creek State Park is home to a 2,120 acre lake with 1,896 acres of land consisting of forests, meadows, a beach, and two dams. On a warm summer day, this beach is the place to be! Plenty of free parking and plenty of space to spread out. It is the only beach in Spri...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Stroll along the Dam at the CJ Brown Reservoir

    3.0
    1.2 mi
    This walk is safe, open, flat and perfect for getting some exercise with a view!  The dam is 1.2 miles round trip, and open for a variety of activities - walking, jogging, biking, skateboarding, and rollerblading!  At the far end of the dam is a long set of stairs leading to the lower parking lot...
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  • Springfield, Ohio

    Hike the Stone's Throw Trail

    4.0
    0.8 mi
    This 0.4 trail is tiny but mighty!  It is hidden up the hill from the CJ Brown Reservoir Visitor Center, and leads down a small wooded path to a less accessed part of the lake.  This is a common spot for birdwatching, and a favorite place for Springfield's elusive Great Blue Herons.  Follow the p...
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  • Morrow, Ohio

    Camp at Morgan's Riverside Campground

    5.0
    The camping spots at Morgan's are right along the Little Miami River, making it a peaceful and beautiful place to camp. There are more than 50 sites to camp at. (Note: not all camp sites are along the water.) The campsites vary in size. There are sites for 2 and sites for 20. There are a decent a...
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  • Cincinnati, Ohio

    Visit William Howard Taft National Historic Site

    Take a change of pace in the middle of a busy city. This Historical Home and surrounding park are a great place to relax, have a picnic, or take a tour through history of a former President. Start your visit at the Taft Education Center which has many exhibits on the history correlated with Taft ...
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