NWO Area Attractions
The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium is one of America’s most complete zoos! It is home to thousands of animals and has been one of the top attractions in northwest Ohio for more than 100 years. From hand feeding giraffes to the thrills of the Aerial Adventure Course, to the beauty of the holiday light display, The Toledo Zoo has something for everyone.
Toledo Mudhens & Walleye
If sports are your thing, look no further than the Toledo Mudhens and Walleye. The Toledo Mudhens are the farm team to the Detroit Tigers and play at Fifth-Third Field, named one of the best sports venues nationally. The Toledo Walleye bring hard-hitting hockey excitement to the Huntington Center, which also hosts a variety of concerts and events.
Maumee River/Lake Erie
Boating and fishing a bound. Positioned on the Maumee River and Lake Erie, the Toledo region boasts numerous water-based activities. The Maumee River is home to a nationally recognized walleye run every spring and provides a gentle ride for kayakers and canoeists. Lake Erie is considered the “Walleye Capital” and provides opportunities for sailors and powerboaters alike with destinations including Kelley’s Island and Put-in-Bay.
Known as “America’s Roller Coast”, Cedar Point is located a short drive from Toledo. The amusement park features a world-record 72 rides, including 16 roller coasters. The 364-acre park is located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio.