7 ways to enjoy the weather in Dayton this weekend

After all these chilly, rainy days, Dayton is more than ready to get outside and enjoy the outdoors.

This weekend, the weather is supposed to be amazing with sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s Saturday and Sunday, though some rain is in the forecast for Sunday, according to our weather partners at WHIO.com.

>> Get the full weekend forecast from WHIO.com

1.) Go for a hike. There are some fantastic places to explore in the Dayton metro area. We're blessed to have a fantastic parks system that includes Huffman, Eastwood and Taylorsville MetroPark (among many others), as well as some great options in Yellow Springs, like John Bryan and Glen Helen. Make time for a weekend hike and you can round out your hike with some mouthwatering food truck grub at one of the many food truck events that are always happening in Dayton.

>> 6 of the best Dayton trails to hike in the spring

>> 5 must-do things in Yellow Springs

>> Your guide to food truck events in Dayton

Mad River Gorge is a Clark County attraction. Bill Lackey/Staff
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Mad River Gorge is a Clark County attraction. Bill Lackey/Staff

2.) Go for a driveRoll down the windows, turn up the music, and just go. Check out these 7 must-see sights within driving distance of Dayton, or explore a nearby town like Tipp City,  Troy or Fairborn.

Dan Young is the Chief Ice Cream Dipper at Young's Jersey Dairy and our Daytonian of the Week.
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Dan Young is the Chief Ice Cream Dipper at Young's Jersey Dairy and our Daytonian of the Week.

Credit: Dan Young

Credit: Dan Young

3.) Get an ice cream coneThere are plenty of places in the area to get ice cream and other frozen treats, from the beloved Young's Dairy and Graeter's to some under-the-radar ice cream destinations like Ducky's or The Sweet Retreat. The options are endless...

>> 7 places to get frozen treats in & around Dayton

>> Under-the-radar ice cream destinations you should know about

4.) Take a walking brewery tour. This is definitely one of the most popular items on our Dayton Bucket List

>> 12 must-try signature Dayton beers

Keisan Green (right) surprised his girlfriend Theresa Kelley (left) with a picnic lunch at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton Thursday Nov. 6. The couple is from Dayton. Cooler weather is expected to take over for the weekend.
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Keisan Green (right) surprised his girlfriend Theresa Kelley (left) with a picnic lunch at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton Thursday Nov. 6. The couple is from Dayton. Cooler weather is expected to take over for the weekend.

Credit: Lisa Powell

Credit: Lisa Powell

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