COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed the way we approach our daily lives. Going from the ultimate freedoms to this new world of restrictions, masks, and social distancing, has created gaps in our lives that we could never have anticipated. But just because the pandemic has put a wrench in our approach to activities and getting out and about, it doesn’t mean that we can’t find new things to do that are equally or even more satisfying. So if you are looking for more things to do than the activities you and your family can do together at home, you’ll be delighted to know that there are many things to do in Middletown, OH.

4 things we love to do around Middletown, OH.

If you need something to do, don’t fret—we have some great suggestions for you. Whether you are looking to get out and about during the pandemic or otherwise, there are plenty of great things to do in the Middletown, OH area.

1. Check out the parks and reserves in Middletown, Ohio.

Outdoor activities are practically limitless in Middletown, OH. Ohio residents often delight in the many parks and reserves just a short drive (or walk) away. A quick Google search for things to do in Middletown will return plenty of hits. City parks such as Smith Park, Jacot Park, Lefferson Park, Sunset Park, Dowling Park, and Miami Park offer pleasant walking trails and playgrounds, perfect for adults looking to get in their 10,000 steps a day or littles who need to burn off some wiggles.

Megg Dog Park offers an excellent opportunity for dog owners to get out and catch some vitamin D while Fido can romp and play without the restrictions of a leash. Bull’s Run Arboretum is close to Bull’s Run creek and delights visitors every day as they watch the squirrels at play or on the hunt for their next acorn, various birds taking flight or relaxing in the tree branches, and of course, a variety of woodland wildflowers.

2. Great places to eat and drink.

If getting out for a fun bite to eat or for a fun adult beverage is more to your fancy, you won’t Middletown does not disappoint. Grab a burger from The Jug, which is conveniently located near Dr. Lang’s office. Or enjoy some savory and delectable charcuterie at Gracie’s. If a burger and charcuterie aren’t your cups of tea, we have plenty of other suggestions.

Looking for pizza? Try Don’s Pizza, The Slice, Shaddock’s Pizza, Mama Mac’s, or 5 Alarm Flavors. If you have a craving for chicken wings, then you might like Merkel’s Tavern on Central, Crispy Fish & Chicken, Laff’s, Casual Pint Hamilton, or Captain 9’s. Sandwiches more your style? Then try Fast Lane Subs, Grille@1320, Liberty Sandwich Factory, or Doc’s Place.

And if you need a good place for kids, we’ve got you covered there too. Mockingbird’s, The Meadows, Veracruz, and Murphy’s Landing are all rated on Yelp as suitable for kids. Just be sure to consider what your kids like to eat before making your selection. We all know that kids’ tastes and moods change from day to day.

3. Free falling in Middletown, Ohio.

That got your attention, didn’t it? Seriously, we don’t mean that you should try free falling; you could break a tooth and what kind of dentist would we be if we suggested that? But, if you want to feel weightless while having your breath taken away, try skydiving. Start Skydiving is conveniently located in the Middletown area. It offers world-class facilities and a fantastic opportunity for you to cross a significant milestone off of your bucket list.

If the thought of skydiving is a bit much for you, but you love the open sky and are an aviation fanatic, then you might enjoy a visit to Butler County Warbirds. This not-for-profit business acquires and maintains historic aircraft that visitors will delight in seeing up close and personal. Pilots also offer rides in some of these planes, and before long, you can be soaring up in the sky in an old war airplane.

4. Don’t forget your local dentist.

We get it. A trip to see your dentist in Middletown might not seem like something you would love to do. But going to the dentist today can be fun and a far more comfortable experience than it was just a decade or two ago. Besides, why wouldn’t we include a point about visiting your dentist on Dr. Lang’s blog?

Dr. Lang and the team are always happy to meet new patients and to reconnect with existing ones. We encourage a visit at least two times per year (every six months) to help you stay on top of your oral health. And we love hearing from our Middletown patients about the things they like to do—it gives us ideas for something to do in our own spare time.

You’re never too busy for your next dental visit.

We hope that our list of suggestions is helpful to you. But, we know that no matter how many fun things you decide to do, it is still possible to schedule a time for your dental check-up. So if you are overdue for your visit to your dentist in Middletown, OH, or you are online searching for a dentist near me, look no further.

Give our office a call at (513) 434- 8239 or request an appointment using our convenient online form. We look forward to seeing you soon.