Life in NW Ohio
Things to do in Northwest Ohio
The Butterfly House
The Butterfly House contains over 1,000 butterflies with many different species from North & South America and Asia.
The Caribbean meets Sandusky at this resort destination for vacationers.
The Roller Coaster Capital of the World!
Centennial Quarry and Terrace
More than just a great place to swim, the Centennial Terrace and Quarry offers water toys, great concerts and a beautiful beach!
German American Festival
The German-American Festival, the Toledo area's oldest, largest and greatest ethnic festival with authentic german food, beer and entertainment.
Great Wolf Lodge
The star of Great Wolf Lodge is our indoor waterpark. 250,000 gallons of swirling, sloshing sliding water make it one of America's largest.
Beyond gravity. Step outside your typical waterpark vacation and experience the ultimate waterpark adventure.
The entire island measures more than four square miles and is the largest fresh water American island in Lake Erie. Remnants of the island's past can be seen throughout the island as the entire island is on the National Register of Historical Places.
All the fun of a genuine shore vacation is closer than you think. Nearly seven million people visit the Lake Erie Shores & Islands each year, solidifying its position as one of the most appealing vacation destinations in the Midwest.
Maumee Bay State Park
Set in the midst of a 1,850-acre state park, Maumee Bay offers not only the finest of recreational facilities but also a unique natural environment created by the convergence of the land and Lake Erie.
Maumee State Scenic River
Located in the northwestern part of the state, the Maumee flows northeasterly through portions of Paulding, Defiance, Henry, Wood and Lucas counties.
We built this park to give people a mix of fun - and affordable and entertaining experiences - that can fulfill the dreams and wishes of any fan.
The Oak Openings Region of Northwest Ohio is a globally rare ecosystem declared by the Nature Conservancy as “One of America’s Last Great Places”.
There is no doubt that Put-in-Bay Ohio is one of the most unique places you will ever visit. Our tiny two by four mile island is dotted with historic homes, the nation's third tallest monument, quaint restaurants, local pubs and excellent walleye and perch fishing.
Toledo Museum of Art
The Toledo Museum of Art’s collection of more than 30,000 works of art ranks among the finest in the United States.
Walleye Hockey. It's not all about slap shots and hat tricks. It's about people sharing great times and great memories with their family and friends.
The Toledo Zoo
With over 9,000 animals representing over 800 species, The Toledo Zoo is one of the world’s most complete zoos—it’s also the region’s top family destination!
There is no time like the present to have fun in the past.