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Toledo
Whether you're looking for world-renowned museums, golf or fun with the kids, Toledo is a sure bet. Its role as a major producer of auto parts and glass, combined with its proximity to Lake Erie, has brought prosperity, evident in the wide array of cultural and recreational attractions, fine restaurants and lodging options. A weekend's worth of family fun can be had with visits to the Toledo Zoo, the Botanical Garden and COSI, the city's state-of-the art science center. Explore the ancient and modern treasures of the Toledo Museum of Art, known for its unique glass collection. Spend another day tasting your way through the ethnic cuisine, fresh cheeses and delicious baked goods at the Erie Street Market or grabbing... more Whether you're looking for world-renowned museums, golf or fun with the kids, Toledo is a sure bet. Its role as a major producer of auto parts and glass, combined with its proximity to Lake Erie, has brought prosperity, evident in the wide array of cultural and recreational attractions, fine restaurants and lodging options. A weekend's worth of family fun can be had with visits to the Toledo Zoo, the Botanical Garden and COSI, the city's state-of-the art science center. Explore the ancient and modern treasures of the Toledo Museum of Art, known for its unique glass collection. Spend another day tasting your way through the ethnic cuisine, fresh cheeses and delicious baked goods at the Erie Street Market or grabbing a dog at Tony Packo's, a Toledo institution. less

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Toledo Museum of Art
Toledo Museum of Art
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Toledo Zoo
Toledo Zoo
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.
Attraction type: Zoos
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Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
Attraction type: Other
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National Museum of the Great Lakes
National Museum of the Great Lakes
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Imagination Station
Imagination Station
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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! less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Mancy's Steak House
Mancy's Steak House
Ranked #1 of 685 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Cafe
The Cafe
Ranked #2 of 685 Restaurants in Toledo
Price: $3 - $12
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Maumee Bay Brewing Co
Maumee Bay Brewing Co
Ranked #3 of 685 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pizza, Brew Pub, Pub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tony Packo's Cafe
Tony Packo's Cafe
Ranked #4 of 685 Restaurants in Toledo
Price:
Cuisines: American, Hungarian, European
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wixey Bakery
Wixey Bakery
Ranked #5 of 685 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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2.5 of 5
Crown Inn
$54 - $55
Ranked #2 of 3 Toledo B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Toledo/Westgate
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Toledo/Westgate
$135 - $231
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Toledo
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Hampton Inn and Suites Toledo-North
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn and Suites Toledo-North
$119 - $196
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Toledo
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Radisson at The University of Toledo
3.5 of 5
Radisson at The University of Toledo
$105 - $180
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Toledo
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