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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park - Nestled on a hill and commanding a superb view of downtown Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Playhouse offers the finest in classic and contemporary works: musicals, dramas, comedies and recent hits.

Cincinnati Opera - Four productions throughout their Summer Festiva, bringing world-renowned stars and rising talents together to create a thrilling opera experience.

Victoria Theatre - Provides a variety of compelling Dayton entertainment options and is home to performances by many of Dayton's arts organizations, including Dayton Ballet, The Muse Machine and Cityfolk.

LaComedia Dinner Theatre - Comfortably seating 612 guests, LaComedia is the nation's 4th largest dinner theatre and southwest Ohio's only professional dinner theatre featuring spectacular Broadway shows, revues, and fine dining.

The Beach Waterpark - One of the top 5 Waterparks in the nation, The Beach is 35 acres of water fun, with 2 million gallons of water, 40,000 square feet of white sand, and more than 40 rides and attractions.

Coney Island - Features Sunlite Pool, 2 acres and 3 million gallons of water fun, Zoom Flume and Pipeline Plunge water slides. The park also features 22 classic amusement rides for kids and adults, live stage shows, historic Moonlite Gardens and Moonlite Pavilion.

Carillon Historical Park - The Park is a 65-acre outdoor museum with 20 exhibit buildings, and is the site of the 57-bell Deeds Carillon, Ohio's largest. The highlight of the collections is the 1905 Wright Flyer III, the world's first practical airplane, and a National Historic Landmark

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Reveals stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery - A hands-on museum. The Museum includes a host of places for adventure, and two galleries for temporary exhibits where reality and imagination mix.

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati - Located in a 1907 National Register firehouse, the museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati's firefighting artifacts while honoring all the heroic firefighters, past and present. Over 200 years of firefighting history is on display in the museum.

Learning Through Art - Dedicated to providing quality diverse performing arts educational programs promoting integrated arts, supporting education and encouraging multi-cultural awareness and understanding.

Taft Museum of Art - Known as one of the finest small art museums in America. From the Federal-period building to the masterpieces of art inside, the Museum encompasses a wealth of opportunities for you to experience art in an atmosphere harkening to a time of wealth, opulence, and elegance.

Cincinnati Art Museum - Visitors sample 6,000 years of world art distinguished by its extremely high quality. In addition to the art of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, there are extensive galleries of Near and Far Eastern art, Native American and African art. The museum also features an extensive collection of painting by world renowned artists.

Findlay Market - Cincinnati's thriving open-air market with fresh foods all year round, is a gem set in the city's most historic neighborhood: Over-the-Rhine.

Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm - An environmental education center whose goal is to promote the protection of birds, other wildlife and the habitats on which they depend. Visitors can see woods, streams, ponds, prairies, meadows, and an education center and organic farm.

Cincinnati Ballet - Performing at the Aronoff Center, the Cincinnati ballet offers an exciting repertoire of classic, neo-classic and contemporary ballet.

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra - The largest performing arts organization in the Miami Valley. Established in 1933, Music Director Neal Gittleman leads the Orchestra in 46 subscription and special events concerts, as well as extensive educational programs.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - The internationally acclaimed Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra have engaged audiences all over the world through performances and recordings. The nation's fifth oldest orchestra performs year-round from September through May at historic Music Hall, and from June until August at Riverbend Music Center.

The Schuster Center - A world-class facility for the best in local, national and international performing artists. Dayton Opera and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra call the Schuster Center home, and it also showcases select Victoria Theatre Association presentations and Dayton Ballet productions.

Kings Island - Only Kings Island lets you challenge so many of the biggest, baddest, longest, fastest and best rides in the world. Scream on one of these incredible roller coasters, blast into the sky, spin, soar and plummet. Also enjoy Boomerang Bay, Planet Snoopy, shows, and dining.

Young's Jersey Dairy - A working dairy farm which makes homemade ice cream, and operates two restaurants and a bakery. In addition, the farm offers many family entertainment options for their guests. Miniature golf, watching the cow milking, petting goats and other animals, a beautiful driving range, and a batting cage are just some of the fun.

Cincinnati Museum Center - Once a bustling train station, now a major tourism destination that welcomes more than one million visitors a year to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, and the OMNIMAX Theater.

Contemporary Arts Center - The region's only museum dedicated to Modern and Contemporary art. The CAC focuses on recent developments in painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, performance art and new media.

National Aviation Hall of Fame - Nominates and enshrines individuals in recognition of achievement in the development of aviation.

Marianist Environmental Education Center - A 130 acre nature preserve with 1.5 miles of hiking trails winding through woods, prairie, savanna, pond, organic gardens and tree and shrub nurseries. The preserve is open to the public all year long.

SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park - Long before the arrival of Europeans, the Miami Valley was home to native peoples. Archaeological excavations at a site near the Great Miami River uncovered evidence of an 800-year-old village built by the Fort Ancient Indians. SunWatch Indian Village, a National Historic Landmark, is a reconstruction of that settlement of long ago.

American Classical Music Hall of Fame - A national institution, is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the many facets of American classical music. The Hall of Fame seeks to recognize those who have made significant contributions to American classical music.

The Dayton Art Institute - Offers a diverse permanent collection, world class special exhibitions, interesting educational programs and unique special events.

Five Rivers Metroparks - Dedicated to the protection and stewardship of the Miami Valley's natural and cultural heritage and provides recreational, educational and leisure time opportunities.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden - Opened in 1875 and now exhibits over 700 different animal species and over 3,000 types of plants. 1.3 million people visit the Zoo's 70 acres each year.

National Museum of the US Air Force - Over 300 aircraft and missiles, along with thousands of artifacts are on display at the United States Air Force Museum. These exhibits present the history of military aviation from the first pioneers and their daring adventures to aircraft development of today's jets and their evolution in design and engineering.

Brukner Nature Center - A private non-profit, organization dedicated to environmental education and wildlife rehabilitation. The mission of the center is to provide environmental education opportunities.