Shop, Golf or Visit Wright-Patterson AFB in Fairborn
Situated just off I-675 between Cincinnati and Columbus, the Country Inn & Suites, Fairborn South offers a great home base for visits to western Ohio’s top things to do. While the Dayton area boasts popular attractions like Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Beavercreek features family-friendly diversions like Beavercreek Golf Club and Beaver-Vu Bowling. If you’re in the mood to shop, you can visit destinations like The Greene or The Mall at Fairfield Commons. Corporate travelers appreciate our business-friendly location near area corporations, and many vacationers love the small, local shops in nearby Yellow Springs.
Outdoor Activities and Family Fun:
- Beavercreek Golf Club (2.4 miles)
With woods, streams and sand traps, the 18 holes at this well-reviewed course offer a welcome challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
Phone: +1 (937) 320-0742
- Beaver-Vu Bowl (3.5 miles)
Lace up your shoes and bowl a game—or two, or three—at this local hangout. From college nights to light shows, there’s always something going on at Beaver-Vu.
Phone: +1 (937) 426-6771
- Rotary Park (6.7 miles)
Kick a soccer ball, bump a volleyball or throw a baseball at this 72-acre park. You can also walk along the scenic trails that connect to Beaver Creek.
Phone: +1 (937) 427-5514
- Kil-Kare Raceway (11.4 miles)
At Kil-Kare Raceway, you can count on fast-paced fun. Check out a variety of events featuring Pro, Super Pro, Junior Dragster, Muscle Car and Sports Compact drivers.
Phone: +1 (937) 429-2961
Concerts and Special Events:
- Wright State University Nutter Center (0.6 miles)
Get your tickets to a Raiders basketball game, a stand-up comedy show or a concert at this event center named after its first financial contributor, Ervin J. Nutter.
Phone: +1 (937) 775-4789
- Dayton Convention Center (6 miles)
A popular venue for meetings, exhibitions, concerts and sporting events, Dayton Convention Center covers approximately 150,000 square feet in the heart of downtown.
Phone: +1 (937) 333-4700
Tours and Museums:
- National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (1.6 miles)
Boasting more than 360 airplanes, this museum at Wright-Patterson AFB features military aircraft as well as planes used by various presidents, including Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Reagan.
Phone: +1 (937) 255-3286
- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (4.1 miles)
Visit this U.S. Air Force base to see the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, the place where the Wright brothers successfully completed their first flight.
Phone: +1 (937) 257-3810
- Historic Clifton Mill (10 miles)
Legendary for its impressive display of lights at Christmastime, this historical mill features charming attractions like a country store and a home-style restaurant. Don’t miss the miniature village and the Santa Claus Museum during the holiday season!
Phone: +1 (937) 767-5501
- Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (10.4 miles)
Join the 50,000 visitors who flock to this park each year to learn more about aviation pioneers like Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Phone: +1 (937) 225-7705
- The Mall at Fairfield Commons (1.4 miles)
When you visit The Mall at Fairfield Commons, you can do more than shop at 100-plus stores. This mall offers dining at a variety of restaurants, special events throughout the year and movies at the theater.
Phone: +1 (937) 427-4300
- The Greene (5.6 miles)
Bounce from store to store at this outdoor mall that features more than 50 retailers, including American Eagle, J.Crew Mercantile and lululemon athletica.
Phone: +1 (937) 490-4990
- Yellow Springs (10.9 miles)
This colorful tourist destination is filled with more than 50 boutiques loaded with personality. Whether you’re dining or shopping for collectibles, Yellow Springs charms visitors with a friendly, small-town feel.
Dayton International Airport (DAY) (11 miles)
Ohio’s third-largest airport, the DAY airport offers non-stop flights to major destinations like Orlando, Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver and D.C.
Phone: +1 (937) 454-8200