Dayton Attractions

Explore The City’s Best

From thrilling sports to fascinating history, there are many Dayton attractions to discover during your trip to Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton. Check out these attractions near our hotel.

The National Museum of the US Air Force 

1100 Spaatz Street
Dayton, OH 45431
Phone: (937) 255-3286

The official museum of the United States Air Force, this world class attraction has one of the world’s largest collections of military aviation artifacts, with over 360 aircraft and missiles on display. It draws over a million visitors per year, making it one of the most popular attractions in Dayton.

Carillon Historical Park

1000 Carillon Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409

This 65-acre park features historic buildings and exhibits that display the history of Dayton, from 1796 to the present. Enjoy a stroll among the trees and along the pond. Discover the scenic nature waiting for you in Ohio. 

Schuster Performing Arts Center

1 W 2nd Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: (937) 228-7591

Built in 2003, this theater showcases some of Ohio’s most lively artists. This world-class facility is home to the Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Victoria Theatre Association, and also the Dayton Ballet. 

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N
Dayton, OH 45405

This museum of fine arts has been labeled one of the top 10 best art museums in the United States. See galleries that showcase African art, glass art, ancient art, and art from America. Events at the museum include art programs for kids and other family events.  

Fifth Third Field

220 N. Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45402 

This baseball stadium in Dayton, OH is home to the Dayton Dragons, a Midwest League team and Single-A affiliate of the nearby Cincinnati Reds.