Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Downtown Dayton

Come and experience Downtown Dayton and its live music, theater scene and festivals. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the sporting events, bars and university setting. Dayton Art Institute and Boonshoft Museum of Discovery are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Dayton

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Dayton a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wegerzyn Gardens Metro Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hills & Dales MetroPark (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Kittyhawk Golf Center (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Possum Creek MetroPark (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Learning Tree Farm (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Dayton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Dayton is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cooper Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • RiverScape MetroPark (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Oregon Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Rivers Edge Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Kettering Field (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Wegerzyn Gardens Metro Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Downtown Dayton

Fly into Dayton, OH (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city center.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dayton International Peace Museum: 29 vacation rentals
  • Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center: 29 vacation rentals
  • Dayton Convention Center: 29 vacation rentals
  • Warped Wing Brewery: 29 vacation rentals
  • RiverScape MetroPark: 29 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

    Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downtown?

    Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 3 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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