5 days in Dayton Itinerary
— 4 nights
Mon, Dec 5 - Fri, Dec 9
Dayton — 4 nights
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F. Kettering, inventor of the automobile self starter.Venture out of the city with trips to The Eiteljorg Museum (in Indianapolis), Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino (in Anderson) and Clifton Mill (in Clifton). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Kings Island. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, stop by Esther Price Fine Chocolates, appreciate the history behind Dayton National Cemetery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Warped Wing Brewing Company.
To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dayton trip itinerary planner.
Seattle to Dayton is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Seattle to Dayton, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Dayton is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 42°F and lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.