Situated right near Lake Erie sits the welcoming city of Toledo, Ohio! The city’s rooted history has grown into a place of strength and resilience. Who wouldn’t want to travel to a place with such passion and value? Oh, and not to mention all of the fun things to do there on your time off! The city offers a variety of experiences that capture all different interests. If you are looking for something to do before a shift, after a shift, or on a day off, we’ve got you covered!
Whether you enjoy art, live entertainment, or anything in between, Toledo has something for everyone. Check out some of the indoor attractions we recommend while exploring this destination city!
- Toledo Museum of Art
- The Manor House & Tour
- Valentine Theatre
- Hollywood Casino Toledo
- Franklin Park Mall
Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
Housing over 10,000 individual animals that cover 720 species, the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium offers a year round experience of fun activities and events. This holiday season they are currently holding a ‘Lights before Christmas’ through December 31st. The experience entails over 1 million lights, an award-winning tree, and 200+ illuminated animal images. Learn more here: https://www.toledozoo.org/
Toledo Botanical Garden
A museum packed with gardens and art, you can discover and enjoy different views full of culture and tranquility.
Toledo Farmers’ Market
Conveniently placed, the Toledo Farmers’ Market is minutes from downtown and other hot attractions. The market includes indoor and outdoor components with plenty of shopping options. For more information, along with directions and hours, you can visit Toledo Farmers’ Market.
Looking for a more upscale experience? Brim House will not disappoint. Enjoy American fare and river views that will be sure to offer you a relaxed, luxurious experience.
Black Frog Brewery
Founded by a Toledo native and 10 year veteran of the US Army, the Black Frog Brewery represents honor/integrity and is an awesome atmosphere to be in! Be surrounded by good company and quality ingredient products.
Tony Packo’s Cafe
Tony Packo’s Cafe is a must-try if you find yourself on the eastside. This restaurant has been serving up authentic Hungarian-American food since 1932 and guarantees a good time! The cafe offers a delicious selection of signature hot dogs, soups, and classic entrees. You will also get the option to dine-in or pick up your order with curbside!
A Toledo favorite located right in the heart of downtown, Grumpy’s. Serving breakfast and lunch options, they have a creative menu full of recipes made from scratch. This loaded menu will make choosing hard, but regardless of what you pick we promise you will not be let down!
Stop here when you’re in the mood for authentic Mexican food. Individually crafted tacos that are fresh, light and topped to perfection!
Although we couldn’t cover the city in full with just a quick blog, we hope these attractions and dining options will help guide you in enjoying your time outside of your work schedule. We can’t wait to watch you take off in Toledo!