Northwest Ohio Attractions

Northwest Attractions

ATTRACTIONS

African Safari Wildlife Park – Port Clinton.
Drive and walk-thru wildlife tours, plus camel rides, aviary, kangaroo feeding, and more.

Cedar Point Amusement Park – Sandusky.
World-renowned rides, entertainment, food, & games.

Spangler Candy Company – Bryan.
Home of the Dum Dum sucker, with candy shop, museum and factory tours.

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium – Toledo.
Over 10,000 animals representing more than 720 wildlife species from around the world.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Kewpee Hamburgers – Lima. Old-fashioned burgers, fries, chili, pie, & malts since 1918.
Mon Ami Winery – Port Clinton. One of Ohio’s most historic wineries with elegant restaurant and weekend entertainment.

Steer Barn – Upper Sandusky.
Renovated 1897 barn serving fresh-cut steaks, seafood, and cocktails amid vintage antiques.

Swig – Perrysburg.
Craft beer, hand-crafted sausages & franks, uniquesandwiches, wings, soup & salads.

HISTORY

Bicycle Museum of America – New Bremen.
Three stories filled with one of the world’s largest collections of bicycles.

Firelands Museum – Norwalk.
Ohio’s oldest museum featuring one of the nation’s best gun collections, Native American artifacts, & more.

Sauder Village – Archbold.
Ohio’s largest living history destination with costumed craftsmen sharing skills from the 1800s.

Snook’s Dream Cars – Bowling Green.
Museum filled with classic car collection, automobile memorabilia, and Texaco promotional items.

RECREATION

Jungle Junction – Bellevue.
Ohio’s largest indoor play structure designed for children aged 12 and under.

Magee Marsh Wildllife Area – Oak Harbor.
2,200-acre wetlands destination for birding, with over 300 species identified during migration seasons.

Miami-Erie Canal Path – St. Marys.
Historic 40-mile hiking trail along one of Ohio’s most scenic canals.

Sawmill Creek Watercraft Rentals – Huron.
Rent jet skis, stand-up paddle boards, & kayaks along the beautiful Lake Erie coastline.

SHOPPING

Amish Vault – Bucyrus.
Genuine Amish-made, Flexsteel, and Poly furniture, home décor, and gifts.

Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery – Findlay.
Over 300 dealers in 38,000 square feet facility filled with antiques and collectibles.

Sandusky Mall – Sandusky.
Over 70 name brand stores and specialty shops, dining, and entertainment.

Who’s Nuts – Tiffin.
Authentic Ohio State Buckeyes merchandise, including many unique items designed and manufactured on site.

FESTIVAL & EVENTS

Flag City BalloonFest – Findlay
August. Hot air balloons, food, games, live entertainment.

Harvest Jubilee – Fort Recovery
June. Food, rides, live entertainment, competitions.

Pizza Palooza – Sylvania
July. Pizza vendors compete for prizes, live bands, kids’ activities.

Pyrate Fest – Put-in-Bay
June. Everything you want to know about pirates. Kid-friendly.

FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

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Lima/Allen County Visitors Bureau – Nestled conveniently in the heart of Northwest Ohio, located at the crossroads of the historic east-west Lincoln Highway and the accessible north-south I-75, Lima/Allen County is an active, diverse place with a hospitable spirit. Come be inspired by the charm, heritage, and history of Allen County’s cities, towns and villages.

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Sandusky County CVB – Historical attractions, beautiful parks, good eats and friendly locals.

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Sauder Farm and Village – Ohio’s largest living history destination with village shops, The Barn Restaurant, farm animals, and more.

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The Toledo Zoo – Nature’s Neighborhood is the award-winning children’s zoo experience that’s 100% explore-able and 100% fun! No matter the weather, your family will discover exciting activities, engage in the natural world and encounter awesome animals in a whole new way.

The Ohio Wine Producers Association provides information on everything related to Ohio’s great wine industry, from vineyards to wine tours and special events.

 

Tourism Ohio promotes attractions from every region of the state, for all interests and age groups.