Local Attractions

There is much history and midwestern culture in the Preble County area, not to mention several professional sports teams, museums, and zoos.

In addition to a variety of hometown restaurants in the Eaton/Preble County area, you’ll find many fine dining opportunities within a short drive, in the urban areas of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, and Indianapolis, and in smaller communities such as Oakwood, Oxford, and Beavercreek.

Eaton and Preble County offer many unique and distinctive shopping experiences, including The Hope Chest, The Tea Room Gift Shop, Hardwood Furniture & Gifts, and Eaton Floral. A wide variety of malls and specialty shops within a 60-minute radius offer both mainstream and luxury shopping.

Sites to See & Enjoy!
Take a few minutes to visit our Online Photo Gallery of the Preble County area.


Hueston Woods Resort & Conference Center
Hueston Woods & Conference Center, a spacious, comfortable retreat offering modern amenities, is just 5 miles from the Miami University of Ohio. Your days can be spent picnicking in the park, boating, and fishing on Acton Lake, playing golf on a an 18-hole championship woodland course, cross-country skiing while viewing an array of wildlife at every turn, or simply relaxing in the resort lodge.


Brookville Lake in Indiana
Brookville Lake lies in the heart of the Whitewater River Valley, one of the most picturesque and historically significant in the State of Indiana. Whitewater Memorial State Park sits in the northeast corner of Brookville Lake. This living memorial to World War II veterans offers camping, cabins, swimming, boating, and hiking in a beautiful natural setting.


Kings Island
Kings Island is a 364-acre amusement park located in the city of Mason, in Warren County, Ohio. The park is located 24 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Kings Island has 14 roller coasters. With plenty of tamer rides as well, Kings Island won Amusement Today's award for “Best Kid's Area in the World” six consecutive times (2001–2006).


Professional & Semiprofessional Sports Teams
The area is home to many sports teams, including the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Dayton Dragons Baseball, Dayton Bombers Hockey, Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey, Columbus Crew Soccer, Indiana Fever WNBA, and many more.

Whispering Oaks Bed & Breakfast, Eaton, OH
A one of kind experience offering a wide range of activities in a peaceful relaxing environment.


Historic Metamora, Indiana
The past comes alive in this quaint corner of Indiana. Experience history by watching grain being stone-ground in the gristmill, taking a short train trip, or riding the canal boat through the last wooden aqueduct in the United States. Enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn buggy ride, feed the ducks, and shop in unique specialty stores.


National Museum of the United States Air Force
Visit the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum, featuring more than 400 aerospace vehicles amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space, 6 miles northeast of downtown Dayton.


Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Zagat Survey ranked the world-famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden the #1 attraction in Cincinnati and one of the top zoos in the nation.


Newport Aquarium
Just two minutes from downtown Cinncinati, in Newport, Kentucky, you can visit thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. Highlights include Sweet Pea and Scooter, the stars of the only shark breeding program in the world.


Private and public golf courses in Preble County, including Eaton Country Club, Penn Terra, Hueston Woods, offering varying degrees of skill levels.