Whether you’re moving to or simply visiting Huber Heights, OH, you’ll definitely want to become familiar with making a trip to Dayton, since it’s only about twenty minutes down OH-201 or OH-202, whichever way you choose to do it. This bigger Ohio city offers plenty of attractions that Huber Heights just doesn’t have, including museums and historical attractions.
There are a couple of different historical farms, which operate and give tourists a chance to see what Midwestern life was like a century ago, in town. The Carriage Hills Metropark and Historical Farm on Shull Road features activities for kids and families that give them an idea of life in the 1880’s as well as access to some natural attractions and outdoor activities like horseback riding and hunting. The 300-acre Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm operates as another old-world attraction, but it is also an actual, operating farm.
For those who like more scientific attractions, Dayton has the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery on DeWeese Parkway that offers plenty of activities for the kids as well as a great Space Theater. The other main museum in town is America’s Packard Museum, which give the history of some very famous cars produced in the Dayton, OH area.
Even though Dayton is a big city, it still offers plenty of places to play outdoors or to do outdoors type activities. There are several city parks where you can enjoy sports, hiking, and other activities, and there is also a large climbing center, the Urban Krag Climbing Center, that is actually built in a centuries-old church. This indoor center gives kids and adults alike a place to expend some energy, even when the weather isn’t the best. It’s a huge facility that is used by beginners and expert climbers alike.