Experience the fun of Toledo by visiting these awesome attractions. Many of these attractions are close to hotels near Toledo Express Airport.
Adrian & Blissfield Railroad Co.Distance from Toledo Airport: 20.3 mi
Explore the past by riding behind one of our two 1956 GP 9 diesel electric engines. Choose a 90-minute excursion or enjoy a delicious meal on the dinner train. Take U.S. Rte. 23 north to Exit 5 to Blissfield. Open year-round. 517/486-5979
African Safari Wildlife ParkDistance from Toledo Airport: 58.9 mi
The Mid-west’s only drive-thru safari. Minutes west of Cedar Point. Feed the animals. Free animal rides, daily animal shows and pig rides. Gift shop, cafe,grill and picnic area.
Arawanna IIDistance from Toledo Airport: 14.8 mi
Be a part of Toledo’s rich river history by riding aboard the Arawanna II on the Maumee River. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery in Maumee, Perrysburg and Toledo. Public departures from Rossford City Marina; group tours available.
1321 Chantilly Dr., Maumee, OH 43537, 419/255-6200
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point Amusement ParkDistance from Toledo Airport: 70.5 mi
Rated as the best amusement park in the world and home of the best roller coaster in the world (The Magnum XL-200) by the readers of the international publication, Inside Track. You’re certain to have the time of your life at Cedar Point! Just one hour from Toledo in Sandusky, OH. 419/626-0830
COSIDistance from Toledo Airport: 16.3 mi
Located in downtown Toledo on the riverfront. Find out why a curve ball curves. Discover how you can ride across a cable 20 feet in the air and not fall off. Become an astronaut. This is just a taste of what awaits visitors at COSI/Toledo, One Discovery Way Toledo, OH 43604. 419/244-2674
Fort Meigs State MemorialDistance from Toledo Airport: 12.6 mi
Fife and drums echo across the river, and the smell of artillery brings the War of 1812 back to Fort Meigs. Built by William Henry Harrison in 1813, it is the largest walled fortification in America. Weekend demonstrations, self-guided tours. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m., 2900 W. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43552. 419/874-4121
Henry Ford Museum
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield VillageDistance from Toledo Airport: 72.8 mi
The nation’s largest and most visited indoor/outdoor museum (93 developed acres) spans more than 300 years. Provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America’s traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovations. 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48121-1970 Phone 313/271-1620
Historic Old West EndDistance from Toledo Airport: 18.3 mi
Take a stroll along the shaded streets of this historic neighborhood and enjoy the exterior architectural delights of one of the nation’s richest collections of late Victorian houses. A walking guide brochure is available by calling 419/259-5207
Historic Toledo/Maumee Group Trolley ToursDistance from Toledo Airport: 15.2 mi
Take a tour of downtown Toledo and/or Maumee by taking a ride on TARTA’s 1880 streetcar replica. Group tours begin in June and continue through Sept. Tours last 21/2 hours and are by reservation only.
Isaac Ludwig Mill – Providence MetroparkDistance from Toledo Airport: 14.9 mi
A restored, working saw and gristmill is open for tours Wed.-Sun. and holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May-Oct. Group tours call 419/535-3050
Key Sailing ChartersDistance from Toledo Airport: 40.7 mi
Experience Lake Erie on a sailing charter with Captain Ron for four hours or for an entire day. Or learn how to sail! The charter is docked in Port Clinton, 504 Harsh Rd., Marblehead, OH 43440. 419/798-5820
Merry-Go-Round MuseumDistance from Toledo Airport: 68.1 mi
Relive your childhood excitement as you ride the fully restored Allen Herschell carousel. Climb aboard – and have your smiles ready when the band organ begins to play. 301 Jackson Street, P.O. Box 718 Sandusky, Ohio 44870 419/626-6111
The Toledo Museum of ArtDistance from Toledo Airport: 18.5 mi
See one of America’s finest art collections in a building of exceptional beauty. In an hour or a day, discover treasures from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, riches from a medieval cloister and splendors of a room from a French chateau. Admission is free. Hours: Tues.-Thur., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m., closed Mon. 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, OH 43620. 419/255-8000 800/644-6862
The Toledo ZooDistance from Toledo Airport: 15.2 mi
The Toledo Zoo is just the right size for an afternoon visit or an all-day affair. The zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals representing 525 species, including the world-renowned Hippoquarium. The Zoo is open year round except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. 419/385-5721