Toledo Attractions

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Toledo Zoo
The Toledo Zoo, located in the old South End neighborhood of Toledo, is rated as one of the ten best in the country., Highlights include the Hippoquarium, The Primate Forest, African Savanna, Arctic Encounter and a Children’s Zoo.
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Toledo Museum of Art
Located on Monroe St, the museum features a world-renowned glass exhibit as well as some of the most famous paintings, prints, sculptures, and furniture in the world. From mummies to Matisse, a visit to the museum will thrill and excite the artist in you. Admission is free at all times!
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Toledo Area Metroparks
Hours open daily from 7 a.m. until dark... enjoy walking, biking and cross-country skiing on several trails, plus outdoor concerts and numerous special events. Free admission.
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Toledo Symphony Orchestra
For the 66th consecutive season, the Toledo Symphony will bring music to the regions of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  TSO continues its mission of service and quality and present over 400 performances to nearly 300,000 music listeners annually. 
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Valentine Theatre
Following a $28 million renovation, the 108-year-old Valentine Theatre reopened in 1999 and has been the cultural center for northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan ever since. Be sure to sign up for their newsletter and take in a show or two.
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Theater League
Founded in 1976, Theater League is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt,
community-based performing arts organization dedicated to the
development of professional legitimate theater, both as a cultural and
an educational resource.
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Toledo Repertoire Theatre
With a mission to “entertain, educate, and provide service to Toledo and the region through the discipline of theatre”, the Toledo Repertoire continues to be a unique community asset. The 10th Street Theatre has been presenting perfromances for over 70 years  in the same downtown location.
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Garden Smiles by Carruth Studio
Carruth Studio's gift shop and gallery, Garden Smiles, is located in Waterville, Ohio. Garden Smiles, the brainchild of Deb Carruth, is the only place where you will find the complete collection of over 250 sculpted designs by George.
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Toledo Lucas County Public Libraries
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is the area leader of information, education, and inspiration. By providing an open and equitable access to the Library’s collection, all of Northwest Ohio can enjoy the ‘The People’s University.’
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Owens Center for Fine & Performing Arts
Our season explodes on stage with an impressive array of talent, a broad range of music and dance from bluegrass to hip hop. The Spectrum season is designed to appeal to just about everyone as it offers entertainment for all ages and tastes.

Toledo Opera
For nearly half a century, Toledo Opera, northwest Ohio's only fully professional regional opera company, has fulfilled its mission of providing professional performances of grand opera and Broadway national tours at reasonable prices to citizens in northwest and west central Ohio, as well as providing an impressive array of education and outreach programs. See more info about the Toledo Opera.

World Famous Mud Hens
The Toledo “Hen House” is just a two-minute walk from 4 restaurants and a few watering holes in downtown Toledo. When you hear the roar of the crowd, you will know you are close.
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The Huntington Center (Lucas County Arena)
Lucas County’s newest attraction, the $105 million dollar state-of-the-art arena is located in downtown Toledo, Ohio. The ground breaking on the 8,000 plus seat multi-purpose arena began October 1, 2007. There are 20 private suites and 750 prestige club seats as well as a club-level lounge, a banquet facility, a team merchandise store and a modern scoreboard.

Toledo Walleye Hockey
The Toledo Walleye are members of the ECHL.  They began their inaugural season in October 2009 in a brand new state-of-the-art arena located in downtown Toledo.

University of Toledo Athletics
The University of Toledo fields excellence in competitive athletics in the MAC Conference. Football at the Glass Bowl Stadium and Basketball at Savage Arena have strong fan support, but the university also offers the opportunity to see a variety of other sports played at the highest level.

Imagination Station Toledo
The new Imagination Station will immerse visitors of every age in a multi-sensory experience that's as fun as it is educational. Structured around Learning Worlds, Imagination Station will blend the best of the former COSI Toledo exhibits with dynamic new additions and enhancements.

Toledo Botanical Garden
This beautiful green space is open to the public, free of charge, seven days a week. Enjoy the natural allure of several different themed gardens, including the Shade Garden, one of the region’s finest hosta collections, an Herb Garden, Pioneer Garden, Vegetable Garden, and a Perennial Garden. "Enriching your life through gardens, the arts and nature."

Historic Woodlawn Cemetery
Founded in 1876, the development of Woodlawn Cemetery paralleled the growth of Toledo for much of the late 19th and early 20th century. Woodlawn contains many architectural landmarks including the area's most extensive collection of private mausoleums, which are part of the rich history that attracts genealogists and history buffs to the cemetery.

Tony Packo's
Tony Packo's is a Toledo tradition. The restaurant was made famous by the Toledo native Jamie Farr who played Max Klinger on M*A*S*H. Read about the Tony Packo's history here.
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Cedar Point Amusement Park
With 68 rides, including 16 roller coasters, Cedar Point has more rides and more roller coasters than any park in the world. Built in 2003, Top Thrill Dragster is 420 feet tall and reaches speeds of 120 mph!
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Maumee River
The Maumee River is brimming with jumping Walleye fish from the 3rd week of March to the 1st week of April. It draws 10,000 fishermen each season.
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Put-In Bay
The “North Coast” provides endless activities for everyone. Enjoy the history and heritage, attractive accommodations, eclectic cuisine, and dazzling nightlife. Explore natural caves, as well as monuments and lighthouses. Outdoor fun for those who love fishing, boating, birding, hiking and biking.
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Kellys Island
Kellys Island, the largest U.S. island on Lake Erie, measuring over four square miles, features amazing attractions and activities that make it an “ Island for All Seasons.”
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Sauder Village
Exploring history is fun for the whole family at Sauder Village in Archbold. Chat with costumed guides about how families lived over 100 years ago. Marvel at craftsmen blending skill and creativity in glass, metals, fabric, wood and clay. Enjoy scrumptious homemade goodies and the warmth of genuine, old-fashioned hospitality.
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The Docks
The Docks has been Toledo’s place to see and be seen since 1996, and offers an eclectic array of cuisine for every taste. Every restaurant at the Docks is first-rate, and has a personal atmosphere.
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Erie Street Market
Located in downtown Toledo’s historic warehouse district, the Erie Street Market blends rich tradition with modern convenience, attracting thousands of shoppers and diners downtown each week.
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St. Clair Village Shops
Less than a stone’s throw away from the Mud Hen's Stadium in the downtown Warehouse district, Downtown Latte will send your taste buds reeling with its fantastic array of coffees. There is also a hardware shop, Cold Stone Creamery, and a new grocery market.

Owens Corning Nature Walk
If you live downtown, this is your backyard. The Owens Nature Walk is open to the public, so take a stroll along the Maumee River, take in the amazing sites and enjoy this scenic area.

SS Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship
Coming soon: visit the SS Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship, once the largest freighter on the Great Lakes! The Great Lakes Historical Society is excited to introduce its new national museum at 1701 Front Street, Toledo, Ohio.
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Fort Meigs State Memorial
Built in 1813 to defend against a British invasion, Fort Meigs is one of the largest wooden walled forts in North America. The 10 acre, rebuilt fort stands on its original site overlooking the Maumee Rive,r and consists of seven blockhouses, five cannon batteries and several eight-foot-high earthworks within a stockade wall.
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The Butterfly House
The Butterfly House, located in nearby Whitehouse, Ohio, offers visitors the opportunity to view hundreds of species of butterflies in a beautiful enclosed garden setting.
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Built in 1984 in Maumee, Ohio, the 100-passenger Sandpiper boat has been providing enjoyable sailing experiences along the Maumee River ever since.
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Lakeside, Ohio
Lakeside, Ohio is located on Ohio’s Marblehead Peninsula, in the heart of the Lake Erie vacation area. The 132-year-old Methodist community was created by a group of preachers in 1873.
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The Toledo Farmers Market
Begun in 1832, The Toledo Farmers’ Market was a place for area farmers to sell their produce. It provides the community with a centrally located place to shop for everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to live poultry.
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The Firefighters Museum
Founded in 1976, the Toledo Firefighters’ Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the Toledo Fire Division, as well as educating its citizens about fire prevention and safety.
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Libbey Factory Outlet
It only makes sense that the largest Libbey Glass Factory Outlet would be located in the heart of downtown Toledo, Ohio. Known as the “Glass Capital of the World,” Libbey Glass moved to the city in 1888, and has been producing quality glass products in the region ever since.
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Raceway Park
With live harness racing April through October, and simulcast racing year round, Raceway Park is just the place to put down a bet and hope for the best. Post time is 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and 6 p.m. on Sundays. Simulcast racing takes place seven days a week.
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Schedel Arboretum and Garden
The 17+ acres of gardens offer visitors breathtaking views of both upland and lowland habitats, and the opportunity to see many plant species not normally available in our area.
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Wolcott House
Just a short drive from downtown Maumee, Ohio, along the Maumee River, is the Wolcott House Museum Complex. Home of the Maumee Valley Historical Society, the complex takes visitors back to the early 1880’s and gives them a peek at what pioneer life was like in the Maumee Valley.
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Toledo Speedway
The ARCA Series has raced at Toledo Speedway since 1963, with its popularity strong in the 1970's. The track has received a 'facelift' in recent years, which has caused Toledo Speedway regain its famed notoriety of being one of the best short tracks in the country. It is a mile semi banked oval, with a mile figure eight in the middle.

Maumee Bay State Park & Resort
Maumee Bay State Park offers recreational facilities, fishing, hunting, boating, biking, and camping in a unique coastal environment. The park's modern family campground has 252 sites. Five miles of asphalt "bicycle/pedestrian" trails provide access to most of the day-use areas.

Toledo Police Museum
The Toledo Police Museum is located at 2201 Kenwood Boulevard in beautiful Ottawa Park. Visitors to the museum can follow a timeline of the history of the Toledo Police Department, view a collection of historical artifacts and participate in many interactive exhibits.