Enjoy family-friendly things to do near Centerville, Ohio

During your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, you can find various things to do in the Centerville and Dayton areas, from exploring the outdoors at Cox Arboretum MetroPark to learning about the United States Air Force at the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world. Here to celebrate a special occasion? Take your loved one to a show at La Comedia Dinner Theatre or see a performance at Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, the home stage of the Dayton Philharmonic. For a day of family fun, step into the batting cages at The Magic Castle or hop on the Carousel of Dayton Innovation at Carillon Historical Park. If you’re in the mood to shop, you can browse the stores at Dayton Mall and Town & Country Shopping Center before you head back to your room or suite.

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America's Packard Museum

8.72 mi / 14.04 km from the hotel
This restored dealership features more Packard automobiles than any other collection in the world. Attend special events or tour the collection during your visit.

The Magic Castle

5.75 mi / 9.25 km from the hotel
Open year-round, The Magic Castle offers arcade games, mini golf, batting cages, and a snack bar. Don't leave without experiencing Water Wars, the venue's water balloon launching game.

Carillon Historical Park

7.02 mi / 11.3 km from the hotel
Take a walk through 65 acres of history and see what it was like to be a settler in America’s early days. Explore 30 historic buildings, ride the Carousel of Dayton Innovation, and visit Carillon Brewing Company.

Cox Arboretum MetroPark

2.29 mi / 3.68 km from the hotel
Discover Dayton’s outdoorsy side at this 189-acre park, which features nature trails, a tree tower, a butterfly house, and a children’s maze.

Dayton Mall

1.15 mi / 1.85 km from the hotel
Spend time at this mall browsing stores like Aerie, DSW, and Macy’s. You can also enjoy a delicious meal between purchases at restaurants like Bonefish Grill and P.F. Chang’s.

Dayton Philharmonic

9.23 mi / 14.85 km from the hotel
From classical and romantic to pop and jazz, the Dayton Philharmonic plays a variety of impressive musical performances at the Schuster Center.

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

5.54 mi / 8.92 km from the hotel
An evening at this dinner theater is one of the easiest dates to plan, and it's sure to be one of the most memorable, too. Get your tickets to savor a delicious buffet while you watch a Broadway-style show.

National Museum of the US Air Force

11.65 mi / 18.75 km from the hotel
Boasting more than 360 airplanes, this museum at Wright-Patterson AFB features military aircraft as well as planes used by various presidents, including Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Reagan.

Town & Country Shopping Center

4.59 mi / 7.39 km from the hotel
The shops at Town & Country span more than 225,000 square feet and offer plenty of options including Trader Joe’s, T.J. Maxx, and Bath & Body Works.

The Wright "B" Flyer Inc

2.77 mi / 4.45 km from the hotel
This hangar and museum showcases the history of aviation and Wright brothers replicas such as the Valentine Flyer and the Brown Bird.