• Dayton's National Park

    Dayton Aviation Heritage

    National Historical Park Ohio

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Places To Go

Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center

Dayton's National Park

There are many places to visit in the Dayton area when it comes to
invention, innovation, arts and literature,

The Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center and Aviation Trail Visitor Center and Museum, and the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center are both great locations to start your visit. If you want to learn about the Wright brothers and Paul Laurence Dunbar then Dayton's national park is where you want to start.

Carillon Historical Park and Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial

From one of our visitor centers, we can provide you with information about the park's partners, including Carillon Historical Park, where you may sign up for a tour of Hawthorn Hill (Orville Wright's mansion) or view the original 1905 Wright Flyer III.

Six blocks from the Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center, you may take a tour of the Dunbar House and learn about Paul Laurence Dunbar, his mother Matilda, and his travels, lifestyle and poetry.

National Aviation Heritage Area

Click here for more information about the National Aviation Heritage Area and other aviation related sites in the Dayton region such as the National Museum of the United States Air Force
or the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

For more about the Dayton area also visit these websites:

Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau www.daytoncvb.com

Greene County Convention and Visitors Bureau www.greenecountyohio.org

Did You Know?

Replica catapult device at Huffman Prairie Flying Field.

On September 7, 1904, the Wright brothers use a catapult launching device for the first time at Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Dayton, Ohio.