Carillon Historical Park


Highlights in this open-air heritage park include the Wright Brothers National Museum, where you'll see the 1905 Wright Flyer III biplane and a replica of the Wright workshop, and the Carillon Brewing Company, an 1850s-style brewery where you can drink the wares.

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1. Wright Cycle Company

1.86 MILES

Browse exhibits in the original building where Wilbur and Orville developed bikes and aviation ideas.

2. National Museum of the US Air Force

6.05 MILES

Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 6 miles northeast of Dayton, this huuuuge museum has everything from a Wright Brothers 1909 Flyer to a Sopwith…

3. Huffman Prairie Flying Field

8.69 MILES

This peaceful patch of grass looks much as it did in 1904 when the Wright Brothers tested aircraft here. A 1-mile walking trail loops around, marked with…

4. John Bryan State Park

18.24 MILES

You can fish, hike, bike, rock climb, canoe or camp among the limestone cliffs. The scenic highlight is Clifton Gorge, cut by the pretty Little Miami…

5. Young's Jersey Dairy

18.86 MILES

Young's is a working dairy farm with a famous ice-cream shop, the Dairy Store, which many say whips up Ohio's best milkshakes. There are also lots of fun…