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10 Things to Do Near Middletown

10 Things to Do Near Middletown

Bavarian Woods Apartments is opportunely located between Dayton and Cincinnati in Middletown, Ohio. This gives quick and convenient access to two larger metropolitan areas, which in turn gives you access to a lot of fun and exciting places to visit on weekends! Middletown is just a short 30-minute drive to Dayton, Ohio, giving you easy access to some of the best places to visit in this area. Take a look at our favorite places to visit below, and you'll be sure to have a great weekend!


a woman sitting on the grass in a park

There are currently 352 acres of open space in the Sebald Park Area of Elk Creek MetroPark. This includes three playgrounds, natural areas, covered picnic shelters, and hiking trails. It is Butler County's only public horse path! There are now 9.5 miles of trails available, suitable for cyclists of all skill levels. Riding on horse paths is available annually from April 16 through November 14.

 5580 Elk Creek Rd, Middletown, OH 45042

For more than a century, some of the best musical and dramatic performances in the nation were featured at the Sorg Opera House. September 1891 was the opening of the Sorg Theater, but it closed after a flood in 2010. The Sorg reopened in 2017 with a performance featuring the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra. Once more, the theater enriches the community. The theatre has continued to be filled with a variety of performances and shows.

 63 S Main St, Middletown, OH 45044

a person holding a glass of beer at a bar

This brewery is located in a 170-year-old historic building in Miamisburg. Lucky Star Brewery crafts its own beer and serves it in the taproom. For some added flair, the repurposed brewing equipment is visible to guests. Grab a beer at this chill catina!

 219 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342

The goal of Butler County Warbirds is to inform people of all ages about the significance of aviation in American history during times of war. By sharing their tales and preserving their aircraft and mementos, they honor heroes. There is plenty to learn through videos and even interactive displays!

 2301 Wedekind Dr, Middletown, OH 45042

Exciting escape rooms with a variety of themes are available at Breakout Games. These escape rooms are great for spending time with loved ones or even as a team-building activity with your coworkers.

Experience five-star immersive entertainment for an hour, escape everyday life and take on the role of the protagonist. Discover an island, track down the abductor, and return historic artifacts to their proper owner. Every location faces different difficulties. Be ready to put your skills to the test!

 8120 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, OH 45458



a plate of food with crawfish and corn on the cob

Mz Jade’s Soul Food

Which is the greatest place to go for true soul food in the area? Mz Jade's Soul Food serves tasty meals along with an extensive wine and beverage menu. Soul food classics like ribs, seafood, desserts, and much more are available at Mz. Jade's! Their handcrafted, delicious southern foods are well-known. Love-infused flavors and unbeatable flavors will make you return to Mz. Jade's!

 1131 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044

Bourbon's Craft Kitchen & Bar

Bourbon's Craft Kitchen & Bar has a fantastic lunch/dinner menu, 84 varieties of whiskey and counting, and creative cocktails, making it the perfect place to spend an afternoon or evening. Savor excellent food, beverages, and service in a chic, contemporary setting.

 2231 N Verity Pkwy. Middletown OH 45042

a steak on a white plate with a fork

Primo Italian Steakhouse

The service at Primo is engaging and professional in an elegant atmosphere. This is the peak of fine Italian dining with white tablecloths. The dinner was delicious and well worth the premium price. For a pre- or post-dinner drink, the bar is charming, and the cocktails are wonderful.

 6 S Broad St, Middletown, OH 45044

a plate of chicken and a bowl of greens

Combs Bar-B-Q Central

Combs Bar-B-Q Central is a hidden gem that has some of the best BBQ in southern Ohio. It’s a perfect spot in the summer when the patio is open and the meat sweats from ribs and wings can marry together in a calorie packed harmonious symphony. You’ll thank us later.

 2223 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044

a hamburger on a plate fries

FigLeaf Brewing Company

Raise a glass and celebrate FigLeaf Brewing Company's distinctive flavors! The inspiration for this brewery comes from a multitude of brewing customs, which are evident in every sip of the more than 20 beers they have on tap. For someone who doesn’t drink alcohol, this brewery offers fantastic nitro cold brew coffee and handmade soda in addition to their delicious brews. Play a game from their extensive library and spend the evening drinking something amazing.

 3387 Cincinnati Dayton Rd, Middletown, OH 45044