Things To Do In Middletown


Select Local Merchants

  • Higher Ground Helicopters
    Under the guidance of founder Chad Fath, the licensed helicopter pilots and instructors at Higher Ground Helicopters take visitors on scenic 'copter rides above the city as well as train students to become full-fledged pilots. Flight training lessons take place in the evenings to accommodate busy adult schedules, with the goal of turning inexperienced students into certified professionals within 10 to 18 months. For guests on the fence about flying, Higher Ground offers hands-on demos, which consist of 30 minutes of ground training and 30 minutes of piloting in the air. For guests who simply wish to enjoy the scenery, Higher Ground's expert pilots host scenic tours that showcase the Cincinnati skyline.
    Read More
    1701 Run Way
    Middletown, OH US
  • Start Skydiving
    Start Skydiving owes its ranking as the number-one skydiving location on dropzone.com to its staff of master skydivers, pilots, and instructors. The team navigates its aircraft thousands of feet in the air for tandem or AFF solo skydives, and the jumpers help novices in obtaining their own USPA B, C, or D licenses. Newly inducted divers can gear up with Start Skydiving’s online store, which carries everything from altimeters and flight-specific shirts to tickets for rides on hot-air balloons or twin-engine pterodactyls.
    Read More
    1711 Run Way
    Middletown, OH US
  • Forest Hills Country Club
    Forest Hills Country Club invites golfers of all skill levels to drive, chip, and putt their way around its private nine-hole course, buttressed by the Great Miami River and native forestation. The course measures 2,267 yards from the back tees and boasts five par 3s and four par 4s. Though it may not have any par 5s, Forest Hills makes up for distance in scoring difficulty, with just one par 3 measuring fewer than 150 yards and cups that sneeze every time a ball comes near them. After a round, players can visit the concession stand to replenish calories lost from swinging clubs or cartwheeling from hole to hole.
    Read More
    791 4th Ave
    Middletown, OH US
  • The Splattered Platter Pottery Studio
    “There’s something for everybody here and if there isn’t, we’ll make it.” With Lisa Little's approach to DIY art, as she tells Middletown Journal, no one gets left out at one of her pottery-painting parties. Visitors to The Splattered Platter are treated to Lisa's diverse ceramic collection, which includes more than 500 decorative and functional pieces—including bowls, plates, and figurines—with each matte-white porcelain surface awaiting decoration.  The decorating tools are all-inclusive as well. Crayons accommodate younger hands, and paintbrushes on canvases suit the finer motor skills of older artists. These seasoned crafters can also drop in for Lisa's in-depth project classes, which tackle trickier subjects, such as topping a wrought-iron table in mosaic or knitting leg warmers for a millipede.
    Read More
    1044 Central Ave.
    Middletown, OH US
  • Middletown Sportsmen's Club
    The Ranges Covered rifle and pistol range with targets from 7 yards to 200 yards Cowboy action range Archery practice range Shotgun Sports Two skeet fields 20 trap fields 12-station sporting-clays course Five-stand course At a Glance In its entirety, the Middletown Sportsmen's Club sprawls across 210 acres of Madison Township, surrounding its visitors with trees, open fields, and even a 3-acre lake. Members can use the club for fishing, camping, or just relaxing in the clubhouse.
    Read More
    6943 Michael Rd
    Middletown, OH US
  • The Chambers of Horror
    The twisted minds behind The Chambers of Horror know that terror comes in a different form for every person?yet every brave soul who makes it through the nearly half-hour haunt is sure to find their personal definition. Plunging each group into relative isolation, the Chambers serve up 30 detailed horrorscapes enlivened by 25 soundtracks. While guests may feel like they're alone, since they're separated from other groups and their security blankets, they never really are. Ghastly and gruesome beasts lurk around every corner, scaring people of all ages as they have for the past 30 years.
    Read More
    1601 South University Boulevard
    Middletown, OH US