Burn rubber and head to the MIS-also known as NASCAR's Great Escape. Over the last 40+ years, this 2-mile track has seen records set by racing legends Bobby Unser, Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Kyle Busch and Rusty Wallace. Learn about all the great 2013 events and buy your tickets at mispeedway.com.
Swing batter-batter! For nearly 120 years, Toledo fans have been cheering on their local ball team. You'll laugh as mascots Muddy and Muddonna entertain the crowds at Fifth Third Field. Down a delicious Muddy dog and make sure to get your own Mud Hens hat at the Swamp Shop. Home opener is April 11th. Get all the game dates at mudhens.com.
Take a step back in time to see some of America's most historic buildings. See the home of the Wright Brothers, the farmhouse where Henry Ford was born and the courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law. Take in a historic baseball game or a ride on the Weiser Railroad. Learn more at thehenryford.org/village. April 13- November 4: Open 7 days a week 9:30 a.m- 5 p.m.
Did you know that the world's largest amusement park is just an hour from our kampground? And this year, you've got to try out the brand new Windseeker, a 30-foot tall swing ride! And while you're there, be sure to try Soak City and the Challenge Park! Plan your visit online at cedarpoint.com. Opening Saturday May 14th - September 2nd. Open everyday! September 3rd- October 31st only open Friday- Sunday. Hours Vary
For good old-fashioned fun, you won't want to miss the Monroe County Fair. Great 4-H displays, carnival rides, rodeos, music, a petting zoo and much, much more. For information, visit monroecountyfair.com or dial 734-241-5775.
Get up close and personal with more than 9,000 animals, reptiles and birds that call the Toledo Zoo home. From the Arctic to Africa, you'll love learning about the world's ecosystems and have a great time doing it. Sneak a peak before you go, and buy your tickets at toledozoo.org.
Find museum-quality exhibits and choose from top-quality outdoor clothing and equipment as you stroll through Cabela's 225,000 square feet showroom. From the huge grizzly statue out front to the realistic animal displays and indoor aquarium, kids of all ages will be fascinated with all there is to see. And it's just a short drive from the kampground, in nearby Dundee. Get directions and learn more at cabelas.com.
Imagine seeing George Washington's camp bed, a cast of Abraham Lincoln's hand or the Kennedy limousine. They're all in one place: the renowned Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. Covering over 9 acres and housing an IMAX theater, the Henry Ford has hundreds of exhibits that educate and inspire visitors of all ages. Plan your visit at thehenryford.org.
Built in 1927, Michigan Stadium, nicknamed The Big House is the football staduim for the University if Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Saturday September 7, 2013 The Wolverines host the nearly undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Guided tours (groups 25 or less) are held Mondays and Wednesdays and can be arranged through Bill Austin in the UM Athletic Department. Learn more at mgoblue.com
Located on the riverfront, Imagination Station is an interactive science center for kids. Six learning worlds teach kids about chemistry, sound, nature, math and more-engaging their minds and their senses. Hours of operation: Tuesday-Saturday: 10a.m.-5p.m, Sunday 12p.pm-5p.m, closed on Monday. See the latest exhibits and learn more at imaginationstationtoledo.org.
On-the-water fun is waiting for you on beautiful Lake Erie, which is also home to great walleye fishing. KOA kampers enjoy easy access at Luna Pier, located less than 15 minutes from our campground. Ask at the front desk for more information.
All aboard! Take a ride on the Blue Bird to see some of Northwest Ohio's most beautiful scenery. For 60 minutes, kids of all ages will learn what it's like to ride a real passenger train-and have a ball doing it. Go to tlew.org for more information.