75 Fun Things To Do In Toledo

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Sitting on the northern border of Ohio and western end of Lake Erie is the city of Toledo. A revitalized downtown boasts a thriving and diverse culture of arts, music, and fine dining. Also known as “The Glass Capital of the World” for its long time affiliation with the glass industry, Toledo has plenty of historical attractions to see that will keep you active and busy. Here’s are some of our top picks for fun things to in Toledo. What are you waiting for? Get going!

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Toledo Museum of Art

View the artwork at the Toledo Museum of Art

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Toledo Zoo

Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium in Toledo Zoo

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Toledo Botanical Garden

Stroll through acres of fragrant meadows and wildflower, rose and herb gardens

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Toledo Speedway

Witness the excitement & thrills at Toledo Speedway

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Toledo Mud Hens Baseball

Travel to Toledo Mud Hens Baseball, for a Major League feel in the Minors

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Trapped Toledo

Find your way out at Trapped Toledo

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Wildwood Preserve Metropark

Meander through some of the most beautiful scenery right down to the Ottawa River at Wildwood Preserve Metropark

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Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Push “the pedal to the metal” at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

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Imagination Station

Bring science to life with 300 interactive exhibits at Imagination Station

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Huntington Center

Watch a hockey game in the heart of downtown Toledo at Huntington Center

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Hollywood Casino Toledo

Get on a hot streak at Hollywood Casino Toledo

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Three Meadows Park

Reel in a big one while fishing at Three Meadows Park

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Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

Take your dreams off the shelf at Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

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National Museum of the Great Lakes

Take a fascinating glimpse into Great Lakes culture at National Museum of the Great Lakes

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Toledo Opera

Experience a performance at Toledo Opera

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Ohio Skate Toledo

Keep on rolling at Ohio Skate Toledo

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Oak Openings Preserve

Observe the fascinating ecosystem all around at Oak Openings Preserve

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Secor Lanes

Let the pins fall and do some bowling at Secor Lanes

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Swan Creek Metropark

See some deer at Swan Creek Metropark

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The Dance Clinic

Dance with someone special at The Dance Clinic

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Maumee Bay Brew Pub

Brew Up Happiness with Maumee Bay Brew Pub

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Toledo Flavors Food Tours

Pleasure your palate and enjoy a beautiful stroll through Toledo’s streets with Toledo Flavors Food Tours

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South Toledo Golf Club

Hit it longer at South Toledo Golf Club

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Blair Museum of Lithophanes

Stop by Blair Museum of Lithophanes, to check out some un-seen, unique exhibits

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Franklin Park Mall

Go for a family outing at Franklin Park Mall

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Walbridge Park

Wade in the creek or hike a trail through the woods at Walbridge Park

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Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

Head towards Magee Marsh Wildlife Area with camera in hand and binoculars hanging at your side, walk the path towards the chirping/cawing/tweetering you hear

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Wildwood Manor House

Visit Wildwood Manor House, a stunning home amid the glory of nature

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Splash Bay Indoor Water Park

Rocket down gigantic slides or stay relaxed for hours in a heated spa at Splash Bay Indoor Water Park

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Lighthouse Landing Art, Antique, and Craft Mall

Keep wandering the aisles to find an antique of your choice at Lighthouse Landing Art, Antique, and Craft Mall

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Terror Town

Go through the haunted graveyard at Terror Town

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Toledo Firefighters Museum

Take a top notch history lesson from the exhibits at Toledo Firefighters Museum

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Sportway of Toledo

Drive like you stole it at Sportway of Toledo

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Stranahan Theater

See a play at Stranahan Theater

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Funny Bone Comedy Club

Get wild on a night out with Funny Bone Comedy Club

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Woodlawn Cemetery

Walk around ponds or cross bridges over the Ottawa River at Woodlawn Cemetery

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Riverside Park

Sit back & gather your thoughts at the quiet Riverside Park

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Toledo Symphony Orchestra

Savor a live music performance at Toledo Symphony Orchestra

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Tony Packo's

Even seen the TV show MASH? Then you must try the famous Tony Packo’s Hot Dog

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Black Cloister Brewing Company

Pull up a barstool & choose from tantalizingly unique beers at Black Cloister Brewing Company

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Madhouse Gallery

Seek out or just appreciate the art pieces at Madhouse Gallery

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Savage Arena

Catch a basketball game at Savage Arena

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The Valentine Theatre

Bring a date for a movie night out at The Valentine Theatre

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Ottawa Park Golf Course

Golf strong, Go long at Ottawa Park Golf Course

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Wolcott House Museum Complex

Visit & Judge whether Wolcott House Museum Complex is really haunted or is it just another spooky story!

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Historic Old West End

Marvel yourself with the history & architecture of old Toledo at Historic Old West End

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The Mucky Duck

Pop in for a few pints at The Mucky Duck

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Glass Pavilion

Admire the beautiful work of art from ancient to contemporary times at Glass Pavilion

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Sur Saint Clair

Appreciate skillful contemporary visual art Sur Saint Clair

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Arts Commission of Greater of Toledo

Get a map of the art on display in the city from Arts Commission of Greater Toledo

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The Frogtown Froggy Museum

Hang out with stuffed animated characters at The Frogtown Froggy Museum

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Murphy's Place

Love live jazz music? Must pay a visit to Murphy’s Place Toledo

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Catawba Island State Park

Swim, fish or go boating at Catawba Island State Park

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The Toledo Repertoire Theatre

Catch a musical at The Toledo Repertoire Theatre

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Laffs Inc Comedy Club

Share some laughter at Laffs Inc Comedy Club

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Table Forty 4

Get a bite to eat before an event at Table Forty 4

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Fish On Charters

Catch some big ones with Fish On Charters

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Veteran's Glass City Skyway

Take advantage of the picturesque scenery & take pictures from all angles of Veteran’s Glass City Skyway

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Fifth Third Field

Catch a Minor League Baseball Game at Fifth Third Field Toledo

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Delaware Park

Explore the quieter side of Toledo at Delaware Park

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The Docks

Jaunt across the river to Toledo’s east side to find “The Docks” which has an eclectic array of cuisines to choose from

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HH Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts

Keep wandering the aisles to find an antique of your choice at HH Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts

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Erie Street Market

Head to Erie Street Market to get the best deals on fresh produce, flowers, food, baked goods, gems, handmade candles, and much more!

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Bozarts Fine Art & Music Gallery

Check out the fine-art collection at Bozarts Fine Art & Music Gallery

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Island Adventures Family Fun Center

Play some putt putt golf at Island Adventures Family Fun Center

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Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve

Take a long stroll to see wildlife at Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve

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Detwiler American Golf Club

Tee it high, Let it fly at Detwiler American Golf Club

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Side Cut Metropark

Enjoy fishing, sightseeing and some nature at Side Cut Metropark

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Blarney Irish Pub Toledo

Raise your glass to toast at Blarney Irish Pub Toledo

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Warehouse District

Feel the small town vibe at Warehouse District

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Raceway Park

Enjoy live harness racing & excitement at Raceway Park

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Whetstone Park

Kick up your heels at the ADA-accessible playground, enjoy an impromptu game in the 2-acre open field at Whetstone Park

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Spirit Expeditions

Explore Toledo’s spooky side on an evening tour through the city’s most eerie locations with Spirit Expeditions

With so many things to do in Toledo, it’s tough to list them all and narrow them down to 75. So if you’re a little disappointed our team missed one of your favorites, please send us some suggestions!

Don’t forget to see all of the attractions in Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati!