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10 Things to Do in Toledo This Weekend

Toledo offers some of the most amazing sights and activities in Ohio and lucky for you, Miracle Manor offers you easy access to it all! Spend a day exploring all of the amazing shops and restaurants with your friends. Or uncover hidden treasures in one of the amazing museums like the Toledo Art Museum! There are so many activities and places to visit for every occasion, like a night out, family fun days, or a quiet day spent with yourself!

Below is our complete guide to every exciting adventure that awaits you here in Toledo, OH! Being so close to the action at MIracle Manor, you’ll always have something fun to do while you’re in the area.

Top 5 Things To Do In Toledo 


1. Toledo Art Museum


Founded in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art is one of the Great Lakes region’s most renowned institutions. The Museum is home to artwork spanning all mediums and time periods, from paintings by the likes of van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Renoir and Cezanne, to artifacts from ancient Greece and Egypt. The Museum’s Glass Pavilion, regarded as a work of art in its own right, houses the world’s premier collection of vintage and contemporary glass art.

Free to the public, the Toledo Museum of Art is located on a beautiful 40+ acre campus in the city’s Old West End neighborhood. In addition to an impressive permanent collection, the Museum hosts an extensive list of rotating exhibitions, concerts, educational programs and community events. With tours, dining options and a Museum Store all located on site, make your visit to the Toledo Museum of Art an all-day affair!

2445 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43620


2. Toledo Zoo 

Home to over 10,000 animals across 700 species, the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium is located on more than acres along the Maumee River southwest of Downtown. Representing a diverse range of habitats from tropical to artic, the Zoo allows visitors to experience the flora and fauna of the entire globe in a single visit. In operation since 1900, the Zoo is one of Toledo’s most treasured and longest-running institutions.  

In addition to daily demonstrations and animal exhibits, the Zoo is home to an array of educational programs, tours, concerts, private gatherings, and community events like The Lights Before Christmas, Wild About Art, and Zoo Brew throughout the years. Other attractions at the Zoo include the Safari Railway, Nature’s Neighborhood kid’s area, the Aerial Adventure Course, and the African Carousel.  

2700 Broadway St
Toledo, OH 43609


3. Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club 


With home games at 10,000-seat Fifth Third Field in the heart of Downtown Toledo, the famous Toledo Mud Hens are the hottest ticket in town! A Triple-A affiliate of MLB’s Detroit Tigers, the Mud Hens have captured four International League titles in their 50-plus year history. Over the years, the Mud Hens have fostered the careers of Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane, MLPPA Director Tony Clark, and Hall of Famers like Kirby Puckett, Casey Stengel and Jim Thorpe.

Toledo is a with auto racing at the Toledo Speedway, the Inverness Club hosting PGA golf tournaments, the Toledo Walleye minor league hockey club, and the University of Toledo Rockets competing in 15 varsity men’s and women’s sports as members of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. Rockets home football games are played at the 26,000-seat Glass Bowl, while men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball play at 7,300-seat Savage Arena.

406 Washington St
Toledeo, OH 43604


4. National Museum of the Great Lakes 

On the banks of the Maumee River, the National Museum of the Great Lakes is dedicated to celebrating the natural wonder and rich history of human interaction with the five Great Lakes. Completed in 2014, The Museum sought to combine the scholarship and collections of several smaller organizations in the region. The Museum features numerous exhibits on the geography and biology of the Lakes, as well as man’s exploration, settlement, and eventual industrialization of the region.

In addition to an extensive permanent collection of artifacts, including the massive Col. James M. Schoonmaker circa-1911 cargo ship docked prominently in the River, the Museum also features traveling exhibits, guest lectures, and hosts a variety of community events throughout the year. Don’t forget to stop by the Museum Store to choose from a selection of books, apparel, art, toys, and unique gifts to commemorate your visit.

1701 Front St
Toledo, OH 43605


5. Imagination Station 


Located downtown overlooking the Maumee River in Downtown Toledo, Imagination Station is an 80,000 square-foot science museum welcoming more than 200,000 visitors annually. Featuring eight unique Learning Worlds, as well as an immersive 3-D simulator theater, the Gravity Room, High Wire Cycle, and hundreds of interactive exhibits, demonstrations, and activities, Imagination Station has something for visitors of all ages!

Throughout the year, Imagination Station hosts educational workshops, camps, field trips and other community events. Rental facilities are also available for unique birthday parties. Food and refreshments are available at Atomic Café and H20 Café, and don’t forget to stop by Imagination Station’s Science2Go Shop to pick up educational games, books, t-shirts, toys, and an assortment of gifts and souvenirs to commemorate your visit!

1 Discovery Way
Toledo, OH 43604


Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Toledo 


Registry Bistro 

Best Restaurant for Celebrations 

From their elegant digs in Toledo’s entertainment district, Registry Bistro turns out unique seasonal fare inspired by the bounty of Northwest Ohio. The registry offers handcrafted cocktails, shareable small plates, housemade soups and salads, as well as upscale entrees like rabbit vin blanc pot pie, wood-grilled Moroccan goat shank, and bacon & sage stuffed Kamloops trout.  

144 N Superior 
Toledo, OH 43604


Mancy's Steakhouse

Best Steakhouse

A local favorite for more than 100 years, Mancy’s Steakhouse off Phillips Avenue in northwest Toledo serves up hand-cut, house-aged USDA Choice steaks and fresh seafood paired with their signature one-pound baked potatoes. Whet your appetite with a bowl of Mancy’s delicious lobster bisque or French onion soup, and pair your meal with a glass or bottle from the impressive wine list.

953 Phillips Ave
Toledo, OH 43612



Best Pizza 

Detroit-style deep-dish is king in the Great Lakes region and few do it better than PizzaPapalis. In addition to their pan pizzas, PizzaPapalis also features St Louis-style thin crust, calzones, submarine and ciabatta sandwiches, pasta, and more! Don’t forget to save room for a deep-dish chocolate chip cookie or an indulgent deep-dish brownie!

519 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43604


Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

Best Brewpub 

Sandwiched between Swan Creek and the Maumee River, the Maumee Bay Brewing Company is Toledo’s original microbrewery serving Northwest Ohio since 1995! With the Café, Brewpub and Rockwell’s steakhouse, there’s no shortage of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Of course, the brews are the main attraction, with a rotating selection of beers and ciders made right on-site!

27 Broadway St
Toledo, OH 43604


Kengo Sushi & Yakitori 

Best Sushi 

From their intimate 23-seat space on the southern edge of Downtown Toldeo, Kengo Sushi & Yakitori is a local favorite for fresh sushi and mouth-watering yakitori sticks. For a one-of-a-kind experience, try the Omakase, where Chef Kengo delights diners with a twelve-course chef’s-choice sampling of sashimi, nigiri and unique rolls, paired with authentic sake.

38 S Clair St
Toledo, OH 43604