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Toledo Zoo

 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609
Phone: (419) 385-4040
Hours: Daily 10AM-5PM (holiday exceptions exist)
Toledo Zoo is a zoo located in Toledo, Ohio, United States. The zoo began in 1900 as Toledo Zoological Gardens and operated by the City of Toledo's Parks Board. Destination for animal exhibits, live concerts, holiday lights & other seasonal events.


Toledo Botanical Garden

Address: 5403 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: (419) 536-5566
Hours: The Garden is open year-round during daylight hours. There is no charge for admission or parking (charges may apply for special events).
Toledo Botanical Garden inspires and nurtures the joy of growing through stewardship of horticulture, the arts and nature.

 Imagination Station

Imagination Station

Address: 1 Discovery Way, Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: (419) 244-2674
Hours: Closed Monday, Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM, (holiday exceptions exist)
Imagination Station is a non-profit, hands-on science museum located on the riverfront in downtown Toledo, Ohio. The facility has over 300 exhibits for "children of all ages."


Toledo Museum of Art

Address: 2445 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43620
Phone: (419) 255-8000
Hours: Monday Closed, Tuesday & Wednesday 10AM-4PM, Thursday & Friday 10AM-9PM, Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM  (holiday exceptions exist)
The Toledo Museum of Art is an internationally known art museum located in the Old West End neighborhood of Toledo, Ohio, United States. It houses a collection of more than 30,000 objects


Sylvania Playland

Address: 3620 Centennial Road, Sylvania, OH, 43560
Phone: (419) 517-9094
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10AM-8PM, Friday & Saturday 9AM-9PM, CLOSED on Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Sylvania Playland is the one and only indoor bounce house and playground in Sylvania! Come in and play on their five inflatables, four swing sets and toddler area. The glow-in-the-dark mini golf is now OPEN! 18 holes, 4 themes (underwater, pirates, dinosaurs, knights and dragons). Win prizes in the arcade and have a taste of Toft's ice cream!


 Tony Packo’s Café

Address: 1902 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605
Phone: (419) 691-6054
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11AM-10PM, Friday & Saturday 11AM-11PM, Sunday 11AM-9PM (holiday exceptions exist)
Casual, long-running Hungarian-American spot with signature hot dogs, soups & classic entrees.


National Museum of the Great Lakes & Col. James M. Schoonmaker

Address: 1701 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605
Phone: (419) 214-5000
Hours: Monday Closed, Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM (holiday exceptions exist)
The National Museum of the Great Lakes tells the incredible story of our Great Lakes through over 300 genuine artifacts, a number of powerful audiovisual displays and 40 hands-on interactive exhibits including the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. A lake freighter that served as a commercial vessel on the Great Lakes for much of the 20th Century. It is currently a museum ship in Toledo, Ohio


Stranahan Theater
Address: 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614
Phone: (419) 381-8851
Hours: Vary by show.
The Stranahan Theater is a 2,424 seat concert hall located in Toledo, Ohio, USA. It was built in 1969 and was formerly called Masonic Auditorium

swan creek

Swan Creek Preserve Metropark

Address: 4659 Airport Hwy, Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: (419) 407-9758
Hours: Monday-Sunday 7AM-8PM (holiday exceptions exist)
Swan Creek Metropark is a regional park located in Toledo, Ohio that is part of the Toledo Metroparks. The park contains several miles of often used trails.

Explore all the Metroparks of the Toledo Area


Sky Zone

Address: 1600 Albon Rd, Holland, OH 43528
Phone: (419) 491-1194
Hours: Monday-Thursday12PM–8PM, Friday12PM–11PM, Saturday10AM–11PM, Sunday12PM–7PM (holiday exceptions exist)
Chain of indoor trampoline parks featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, fitness programs & more.

Par 2

Par 2 Golf Course & Go-Karts

: 210 E. Alexis Rd. Toledo, Ohio 43612 (Between Detroit & Telegraph Rds.) 
Phone: 419-4784477
The Alexis Rd. facility in Toledo, Ohio has been in operation since 1974 and has undergone extensive improvements over time. The popular Alexis Go-Kart track opened in 1998 and has been a big hit ever since. In 1999, Bumper Cars were added inside the main building. State-of-the-art batting cages are in the planning stages for 2010. Folks with a multi-recreational appetite really enjoy the fun and challenges that the Alexis Rd. facility has to offer!


Cinemark Franklin Park 16 and XD Movie Theater

Address: Franklin Park Mall, 5001 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: (419) 472-2117
Hours: Vary on movie times
Chain of movie theaters, some with multiple screens, stadium seats & self-service ticketing kiosks.

 KArt 2 Kart

Kart 2 Kart

Address: 42705 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Phone: (586) 997-8800
Hours: Monday-Thursday 2PM-10PM, Friday & Saturday 12PM-12AM, Sunday 12PM-8PM(holiday exceptions exist)
Competitive indoor go-kart track for drop-in & league racing plus a cafe with views of the track.


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Last Updated: 8/29/16