The Residenz Apartments are located in Kettering, OH near Dayton. Our community sits on located on Residenz Parkway, we are only minutes from downtown Dayton.
Our community offers 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for you to choose from. We offer a spa/hot tub, outdoor pool, laundry facility, and much more!
Dayton, Ohio is known as the Birthplace of Aviation Pioneers because of the Wright brothers. The local aviation culture is a big draw for fans of flight. However, if you are not an aviation fan, there are many other things for you to do in Dayton that deserve a spot on your calendar.
Top 5 Things To Do In Dayton
1. The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center (Free)
If you want to learn about history, then you will want to visit the Wright Dunbar Center, The history behind this building make it a National Historic Landmark as this is where the Wright Cycle Company was originally formed.
The museum is complete free and is open to everyone Wednesday-Sunday, during normal business hours. There are plenty of exhibits as well as copies of the early films.
Dayton, Ohio 45402
16 S. Williams St.
2. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (Free)
Now let's jump through time to the modern era and check out some of aviation’s history newer attractions at the U.S. Air Force National Museum.
This by far is the world’s oldest and largest military aviation museum as well as the most-visited attraction for tourist in the state of Ohio.
This place pulls in just over one million people who visits each year! There are over 340 aerospace vehicles, artifacts and tons of missiles to explore over 16 acres of indoor space.
Exhibits are in chronological order, so that you can easily walk through history by the decades and see things develop and how they changed over time.
There are tons of hands-on activities for adults and kids alike, such as sitting in the pilot seat of a jet or walking through a NASA space shuttle.
Do you want an added bonus worth the price of admission if there was one? How about the B-2 stealth bomber on display in the world.
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
3. America’s Packard Museum ($4.00)
When you step into this 200-acre museum, you see all of the farm animals you could ever want, besides that, you also get tons of educational resources, you can also walk the garden trails, and view our sustainability programs.
Plus, the farm is open during regular business hours, tickets are only $4 for adults, and for the little ones, $2.
You can also explore the fossils in the limestone blocks that were used to build the barns! In the upper levels of the barn houses you will see where they store hay and grains, while the lower level of the barn is home to the horses, pigs, goats, cows and all other kinks of animals.
420 S Ludlow St,
Dayton, OH 45402
4. The Dayton Philharmonic
The Dayton Philharmonic is just an amazing place for all types of events. There is a wide range of shows that can be performed at the DP such as, The Rockin’ Orchestra, that plays music by (Elton John, U2, David Bowie, and many more). You can also find a good selection of family concerts as well as holiday concerts.
The Masterworks Series hosted at The Dayton Philharmonic is a celebration of the classical composers.
One West Second Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
888 228 3630
5. Buckeye Brew Tours
The Buckeye Brew Tour is a great experience for any brew hounds. On this brew tour, you will get a sampling of over a dozen different local crafted brews that are popping up all over the city of Dayton.
The Buckeye Brew Tour bus takes you to three different pubs that brew their own beer. When you visit each location, you will get to try three different beers for a grand total of 12 different brews.
Some of the stops on the tours include Star City Brewing Company, Lucky Star Brewery, Eudora Brewing Co, and the Dayton Beer Company.
1000 Carillon Boulevard Dayton, Ohio 45409
Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Dayton
The center of the aviation industry in Ohio and the Midwest, Dayton has attracted people from many different cultures. As a result, the city’s dining scene is an eclectic fusion of local tradition and international flavor. These five must-try restaurants define Dayton’s culinary culture, from laid-back bistros and cafes, to innovative food served in luxury settings.
Bistro, Pizzeria, Restaurant, American, BBQ, $$$
Coco’s Bistro is a nice warm, intimate style restaurant, the menu encompasses a nice range of upscale American fare along with continental inspiration. Start your experience with an appetizer of fried Brie (or how about a Denver lamb rib?) and then enjoy a course of Bourbon Street salad or wasabi BBQ duck. For more of a casual experience, try one of their amazing artisanal pizzas. Reservations are suggested, and private room is available for larger groups.
Restaurant, American, Mediterranean, Vegan, $$$
Olive, a self-described urban dive, is arguably Dayton’s most accommodating restaurant. Offering gluten-free, paleo-friendly, vegetarian, vegan and multi-allergy options, Olive has something to please everyone. The restaurant creates its meals from as many local, organic and free-range sources as possible to ensure the highest quality. Re-purposing the former home of a Wympee diner, Dayton’s first drive-in built in 1938, Olive has a unique, Chicago bistro-inspired ambiance inside, while the outside remains the same, including the signage. Like the fast food restaurants of a bygone era, Olive seeks to make its customer service paramount, the perfect side to its tasty Mediterranean-American fare.
Restaurant, American, $$$
Located just inside the Schuster Performing Arts Center located in downtown Dayton, you will find Citilites, a restaurant offering you a wide range of soups, salads, and sandwiches. Citilites also has convenient dinner entrees for theatre-goers. The Schuster Performing Arts Center is home to the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dayton Opera, and the Dayton Ballet Association.
Cafe, Restaurant, American, $$$
Located just north of the Dayton Airport Coldwater Café offers an exquisite selection of dishes by Chef Nick Hoover. You can also dine at the Chef’s Table, and enjoy a five-course meal with wine pairings. Signature dishes include the Chilean sea bass ostrich filet, and gourmet grilled cheese.
Coldwater diners can also take advantage of cozy indoor and outdoor seating, as well as the private function room called the Upper Plate, which offers a great view. Coldwater Cafe is open for both lunch and dinner.
Restaurant, Thai, Vegan-Friendly, $$$
Thai 9 offers authentic Thai food and also sushi. Found in Dayton's Oregon Historic District, this Thai restaurant also has a wide selection of wine, craft beer, and liquor.
Customer favorites include the Crab Rangoon, Chicken Fried Rice, Pad Thai, Mango Sticky Rice, and sushi. Be warned, if they say a dish is spicy … it’s really spicy! But Thai 9 has something for everyone, both adventurous eaters and not-so daring eaters. Try out this great local restaurant!
Schools in Fairborn, OH
Fairborn Primary School
4 W. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road Fairborn, OH 45324
Baker Middle School
200 Lincoln Drive Fairborn, OH 45324
Fairborn High School
900 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road Fairborn, OH 45324