Northwest Ohio

Enjoy Northwest Ohio’s tourist attractions, fests, and events in Toledo, Sandusky, and small-town destinations, too. Visit Cedar Point, Put-In-Bay, the Lake Erie Islands, waterparks, beaches, lighthouses, and more.


Festivals & Events
Super-Souper Wine Trail (Jan/Feb)
Merry-Go-Memories (February)
Oak Harbor Easter Egg Hunt (March)
Biggest Week in Amer Birding (May)
Port Clinton Walleye Festival (May)
Historic Home & Garden Tour (June)
Maria Stein Country Fest (June)
Pork Rind Festival (June)
Put-In-Bay Pyrate Festival (June)
All Washed Up Driftwood (July)
BG Community Fireworks (July)
Celina Lake Festival (July)
Chalk It Up (July)
County Fairs (July)
Ironman 70.3 (July)
Toledo Lighthouse Festival (July)
Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival (Aug)
County Fairs (Aug)
Lincoln Highway Yard Sale (Aug)
Ntl Tractor Pull Championships (Aug)
Pemberville Free Fair (Aug)
Toledo Jeep Fest (Aug)
Melon Festival (Aug/Sept)
Alumapalooza (Sept)
Black Swamp Arts Fest (Sept)
County Fairs (Sept)
Popcorn Festival (Sept)
Rebel Run Lima (Sept)
Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival (Sept)
Lake Eerie FearFest (Oct)
Leaders Family Farm Fall Events (Oct)
Oak Harbor Apple Fest (Oct)
Woollybear Festival (Oct)
Bowling Green Holiday Parade (Nov)
Holiday Lights Grand Illumination (Nov)
Christmas of Yesteryear (Dec)
Christmas Trains (Dec)
Maria Stein Shrine (Dec) 
Winter Wonderland Parade (Dec)
New Year’s Eve Walleye Drop (Dec)
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Performing Arts & Theater
Renaissance Theatre
Ritz Theatre 

Tours & Demonstrations
The Canal Experience
Historic Jail & Dungeon Tours
Lincoln Highway Historic Byway
Ohio State Reformatory Tours
Ohio Caverns
Old Woman Creek
Sandusky County Barn Mural Trail
Spangler Candy Company

Miscellaneous Fun
African Safari Wildlife Park
Black Swamp Bird Observatory
Butterfly House
Fremont Speedway
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center
Glacial Grooves
Ghoul Runnings Kayak Adventures
Grand Lake St. Marys
Lake Erie Lighthouses
Maumee Bay
Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center
Sorrowful Mother Shrine
Toledo ZOO
Ohio State Parks
Waggoner’s Run Mountain Bike Trail

Wineries & Vineyards
Copper Whale Winery
D&D Smith Winery
Stoney Ridge Winery

Restaurants & Eateries
Big Ed’s Soda Grill
The Loch Restaurant
Kewpee Hamburgers
Put-In-Bay Eateries & Restaurants
Schmucker’s Restaurant
The Spot Restaurant
Tony Packo’s Cafe

Great Ohio Towns
Bucyrus
Ohio’s Lake Erie Islands
Lima
Marion
Milan
Port Clinton
Sandusky
Toledo
Vermilion

Museums & Halls of Fame
Bicycle Museum of America
Buckeye Telephone Museum
Chocolate Cafe & Museum
Glass Heritage Gallery
Imagination Station
Merry-Go-Round Museum
Museum of Postal History
Ntl. Construction Equipment Museum
Ohio Veterans Home Museum
Tiffin Glass Museum
Toledo Firefighters Museum
Wyandot Popcorn Museum

Art Museums & Botanical Gardens
Kingwood Center
Stranahan Arboretum
Temple of Tolerance
Toledo Botanical Garden
Toledo Museum of Art
Wassenberg Art Center

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Airstream Factory Tour
Armstrong Air & Space Museum
B&O Railroad Museum
Blessing of the Fleet
Christmas Trains
Harrod Railroad Heritage Park
Lake Erie Sailing School
Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit
Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum
Marion Union Station
National Museum of the Great Lakes
Northwest Ohio Railroad
Snook’s Dream Cars

Historical Museums & Sites
Allen County Museum 
Fallen Timbers
Fort Amanda
Fort Meigs Historic Site
Fort Recovery State Museum
Heritage Hall – Marion
Inscription Rock
Lake Erie Island Museum
Lima Firefighters Memorial Museum
Mercer County Historical Museum
Ohio Libraries
Van Wert County Historical Museum
Wood County Museum

Historic Homes, Villages & Farms
Agricultural Museum & Village
Edison Birthplace Museum
Follet House Museum
Historic Lyme Village
Johnston Farm & Indian Agency
Lockkeepers House
Manor House
Hardin County Historical Museums 
Harding Presidential Sites
Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics
Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Sauder Village
Toledo’s Historic Old West End

Lodging & Getaways
Captain Montague’s B&B
RoseGate Cottage B&B
Marion, Ohio
Put-In-Bay Park Hotel
Shelby/Mansfield KOA
The Inn at Ohio Northern Univ
Triple T Bed & Breakfast

Indoor Water Parks
Castaway Bay
Great Wolf Lodge
Kalahari Resorts

Unique Ohio Shopping
Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe
Hawkes Crystal

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