Located near the banks of Lake Erie, Toledo boasts three lighthouses, a Great Lakes-themed museum, and a two of the largest glass manufacturers in the country. Toledo is also within driving distance of Cedar Point, the Roller Coaster Capital of the World.
Toledo’s robust glass industry helped it earn a reputation as the Glass Capital of the World. Explore this history at the Libbey Glass Factory Outlet and the Glass Pavilion within the Toledo Museum of Art.
You’ve haven’t experienced Minor League Baseball until you’ve seen the Toledo Mud Hens. If you prefer high arts, check out the Toledo Opera in the historic Valentine Theatre.
Take the family northeast of the city to visit Toledo Harbor Lighthouse. A kid-favorite destination is the Toledo Zoo, which was called the best zoo in America in 2014.
Revolution Grille and Registry Bistro are two of the fanciest dining establishments in Toledo. For some old fashioned comfort food, visit Grumpy’s or Schmucker’s.
Two of Toledo’s premier cultural attractions include the National Museum of the Great Lakes and the Peristyle Concert Hall, home of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.
The warehouse district is an up-and-coming neighborhood near the stadium where the Mud Hens play. Stop by after a game to shop, dine, and pop in to several of Toledo’s best bars.
Toledo is located near several bodies of water, including Lake Erie. Maumee Bay State Park and Kelleys Island State Park are top destinations for swimming, fishing, and boating.