The Toledo Zoo is home to 4,500 animals representing over 700 different species. Visitors will be amazed by the wonders found in the Hippoquarium, Kingdom of the Apes, Reptile House, Frogtown USA, Aviary and Arctic Encounter displays. It is only about 14 miles from the campground.
Built by William Henry Harrison in 1813, Fort Meigs is the largest walled fortification in America. The blockhouses contain exhibits from Ohio's participation in the War of 1812. Weekend demonstrations and self-guided tours are available. For more information call 491.874.4121.
Founded in 1964, the Toledo Botanical Garden is a 57 acre setting of different types of gardens and meadows of wildflowers showing the diversity of nature. The facility also hosts a number of special events during the year. It is home to many artists working in various mediums.
Whether it's fishing for walleye in the spring, visiting the zoo, spending the day on Lake Erie, enjoying the fine arts treasures and historic sites, shopping or antiquing, the Toledo area is filled with places to go and things to explore.
SHOPPING The new Fallen Timbers upscale mall and Levis Commons await exploration. Visit the quaint local towns of Luckey and Pemberville for antique and small town shops. The Toledo Farmer's Market is open on Saturdays in the summer season. Shop for fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers and baked goods. Camping World, Bass Pro and Cabela's in Dundee MI (40 mins. away) await outdoor enthusiasts.
Fine Arts - The Toledo Museum of Art- Since its founding in 1901, the TMA has earned a global reputation for the quality of collection, for innovation, and its extensive education programs. Thanks to its benevolent founders, the TMA is free of charge. The museum is open Tuesday and Wednesday - 10 am to 4 pm, Thursday and Friday - 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday - noon to 5 pm.
Fine Arts - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra - The TSO is a community supported organization that is an exceptional musical presence for the area. It's professional musicians and teachers deliver quality performance and music education for all. Check out all the upcoming events at the TSO website.