Springtime Splendor

We are lucky enough to live in a gorgeous area, and it only gets more beautiful as spring rolls in. After being trapped inside for much of the winter, it’s no wonder you’re craving an escape. Your little ones are likely driving you insane, chomping at the bit to run free in the sunshine. So,  get in your car and buckle up! It’s time to explore this picturesque town.

Whether you want to spend the day at one of the local parks, take your time exploring downtown with a walking tour, or want to have a shopping day at one of our boutiques, there’s something nearby just for you!

Visiting Smith Park in the Spring

With 96 acres filled with walking trails, playgrounds, a seven-acre fishing pond, and soccer fields, Smith Park is the place to create cherished family memories for years to come. But that’s not all that Smith Park has to offer its visitors. If it’s warm enough, take your family out for a gorgeous afternoon picnic, and send the little ones off to play in the brand-new splash pad.

If you have young ones, there’s even a trail designed just for children between the ages of zero and six called the “Born Learning Trail.” There’s no end to what you can explore at Smith Park. If you check in advance, you might just find that some fun events are coming your way soon!

Exploring the Middletown Arts Center

This local arts center is packed full of events and workshops for all ages. Yes, even adults! Want to take an art class? Check their events! Does your little one want to try a dance class? You’ve got it! But events aren’t all that Middletown Arts Center has to offer. Throughout the year, this activity-filled wonderland has different art exhibits for you to enjoy. You’ll never be bored exploring the arts center!

Taking a Historic Downtown Walking Tour This Spring

Even if you were born and raised in town, taking a day to pretend you’re a tourist can be fun. You might surprise yourself and learn something new about the town. One great way to do this is by taking a walking tour. Whether you want a spooky, ghost-filled tour or would prefer to travel underground, you are sure to learn something new about your town!

And, it doesn’t hurt to book in advance! After all, you never know when an event like this will sell out.

Enjoying Local Dining and Shopping

Have a sweet tooth? In the area for over 68 years, Central Pastry Shop is sure to make your taste buds happy. Whether you need a wedding cake or just want to get a tasty loaf of bread, they are sure to have something you’ll enjoy.

Sometimes, you just need some good BBQ in your life. Rated one of the best BBQ places in all of Ohio, Combs BBQ is sure to be a hit for the whole family.  If you’ve been craving some tasty, fall-off-the-bone ribs, come on down!

Boutique shops are the perfect place to find local gifts! Ready to refresh your candle stash? The Wicked Wick is the place to go! Have a bookworm in the family? Look no further than Crab Apple Books. What about everything else? For boutique clothing, tumblers, and jewelry, hop on over to Iron Rose Mercantile!

Making Memories at Sorg Opera House

Ready for a memorable night? Filled with some of the country’s greatest artists, the Sorg Opera House is sure to bring you and your family some long-lasting memories. What are you waiting for? Grab your family tickets to a show at the Sorg Opera House! The events change continually, so there is bound to be something that sparks your interest!

Always Something New!

If you look hard enough, there’s always something to do in this town. Whether it’s just a peaceful day in the park or a tour downtown, nature is waiting for you and your family. Explore the architecture, and watch a show at the local opera house! Middletown is ready for you!

There is one important feature of Middletown that we have not mentioned yet. Your local dentist! Even with all of the excitement that spring brings, don’t forget to visit us! Seeing your dentist for a checkup every six months will keep you and your family healthy and smiling, so you can enjoy all that Middletown has to offer in the warmer months. We want to keep your smile happy and healthy, no matter the season—and we’d love to hear about your recommendations for a springtime adventure.