5 based on 965 reviews
Art from all over the world and every time period is housed at this outstanding museum, considered one of the world's best. From paintings by Renoir to sculptures by Alexander Calder to a vast glass collection, you'll find wonderful treasures here. Founder and first president Edward Drummond Libbey wanted to build a place where art was accessible to everyone, hence the museum's free admission policy, which continues to this day. The Toledo Museum of Art is open:Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Thursday & Friday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Sunday: noon – 5 p.m.Closed Mondays, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Toledo has a wonderful art museum and glass pavilion but whenever they have special exhibitions they are worth seeing. The current Egypt exhibit is very good. Check out the info on their website about mummy movies shown because I don't remember dates or times, unfortunately we didn't plan well to see it all in one trip! We loved the exhibit though.
4.5 based on 246 reviews
Maumee Bay State Park is a great spot to camp. The overall campground is nicely laid out. Sites are good sized, have decent privacy. Some have great views and settings for sunrises and sunsets. Plenty of trails to get around and get to the beach. Bathrooms are immaculate. Folks managing it were all friendly. Highly recommended.
5 based on 93 reviews
I have taken several classes at 577. Jewelry making was my favorite I went into the "classroom" and found several different stones and beads. I made three pair of earrings and a necklace. The lady who was teaching the class had several helpful hints to make things go smoothly she was very helpful.My husband also singled me up to a a basket weaving class of all things not at all my favorite but the other people in the class and the persons teaching the class made it more fun than it would have been otherwise.
5 based on 27 reviews
This park is very well done. On this side of town, there is not much. But this park has a lake/pond, paddle boats, lots of trails for cycling and walking,lots of deer, and more. Its well kept, other than dumping to much fine gravel on certain trails making bikes hazardous to ride. Im sure part of that is less rain, etc to beat the trail down. But this is a beautiful park, fishing for the kids, lots of wildlife, shelters, and a top notch play area.
4.5 based on 597 reviews
Fifth Third Field is in the heart of Downtown Toledo and is home to the World-Famous Toledo Mud Hens.
This is the place where you can enjoy a meal, baseball, and have fun after the game. Great restaurants around Hensville, lots of parking, and safe streets surround the stadium. There is so much excitement during the game and between innings. Pick a night with fireworks or running the bases! After the game, you can grab a drink or a snack to finish your day!
5 based on 5 reviews
Relax and cruise the beautiful waters of Lake Erie and The Islands aboard a captained 48ft sailing yacht. Lake Erie Sailing Charters specializes in sunset cruises, day sails, Put-In-Bay/The Islands sailing excursions, and custom charters. Lake Erie Sailing Charters operates in the waters of Lake Erie from Toledo to Sandusky. Water and soft drinks provided. Feel free to bring your alcohol of choice. 6-passenger maximum. Please call Capt. Jake for pricing and details. Follow Lake Erie Sailing Charters on Facebook. Operating May-Nov.
We spent a very fun and relaxing afternoon on Capt. Jake's sail boat! Capt. Jake and his crew could not have been more friendly and welcoming. We spent 4 hours sailing from Port Clinton around Put-In-Bay and along the coast. He was very open to tailoring the trip to whatever interested our family. His boat is very comfortable and the lake and views were beautiful !
4 based on 11 reviews
Unique 18-hole "Scottish Links" style course features low, undulating mounds, bent grass fairways and numerous sand bunkers and ponds.
Great for novice golfers, but is only average. Lots of people seem to golf there though. We went while we were camping and it was a nice amenity.
5 based on 234 reviews
This is a maritime museum dedicated to the Great Lakes. There are six exhibit galleries, an outdoor maritime park, and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. While the Ship is open seasonally May- October, the museum and maritime park open year round.
We stumbled across this museum while driving through Toledo. The museum was really informative and had some interesting pieces of history. My son enjoyed touring the boats. It was a good afternoon
4.5 based on 1 reviews
Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
The Toledo Zoo is great...........Always something for everyone. Christmas season has the "Lights before Christmas", with a winter ice slide, and bumper cars on ice. Need to take a try to really understand. They have dancing lights in the trees. It's magical like Disney Land.
4.5 based on 292 reviews
Make Imagination Station, Toledo's Science Center, your family's destination. In addition to your favorite exhibits and attractions, we always have something new. In 2014, a new simulator film, Over the Edge!, joined the High Wire Cycle, the BOYO, the Gravity Room, eight Learning Worlds and hundreds of interactive exhibits, activities and demonstrations!
I met up with a friend's family here (they came from Cleveland and I came from Detroit). It was a perfect meeting spot for us having young children. The cost is reasonable and the activities kept the young busy for hours. There is a small cafeteria there-also has reasonable prices. A nursing room is also available for breastfeeding mothers. This place may be a germaphobes nightmare because everything is hands on...bring those wipes and hand sanitizer!
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