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10 Things to Do in Downtown Toledo

The Lasalle Apartments is located in the Downtown area of Toledo, OH. Our community is off N Huron St and Adams St. We are only minutes from Mercy College, University of Toledo, and Bowling Green University.
Toledo is a flourishing art community, although if you aren't an art enthusiast, there are plenty of things for you to do in Toledo. The city has several sports teams such as the Toledo Walleye and Toledo Mud Hens.

Top 5 Things To Do In Toledo


1. Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium located in downtown Toledo holds more than 5,000 animals and 600 species. There is a wide range of animals and habitats including the tropical rainforests, arctic tundra, and African plains.

Each year over a million visitors flock to the zoo each year. The Zoo started back in the early 1900s when a local resident donated a groundhog.

Admission to the ZOO is free for children under two years of age. There is also a discount for Lucas County residents.

2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609
(419) 385-5721


2. Imagination Station

Imagination Station is a not-for-profit science museum built to serve the greater Toledo area. The science museum in downtown has tons of exhibits to explore. Visitors can learn all about STEM concepts in a fun, interactive hands-on environment.

The museum opened originally as COSI (Center of Science and Industry) back in 1997. The Imagination Station museum will take you on a journey filled with new ideas and tons of fun. 

1 Discovery Way
Toledo, Ohio 43604
(419) 244-2674


3. Fifth Third Field

Fifth Third Field is home to the minor league baseball team called the Mud Hens. The stadium is home to the Toledo Mud Hens, an International League baseball team, the Mud Hens are the affiliated team to the MLB, Detroit Tigers.

Newsweek wrote about the Fifth Third Field and said it was one of the best stadiums for minor league sports in the U.S. The field is available for private events anytime except when the Mud Hens have a home game.

406 Washington St
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 725-4367


4. Dayton Philharmonic

The Philharmonic located in Dayton is a part of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance making up the Ballet, Opera, and Philharmonic. There is a wide range of shows that are hosted in this arena such as, The Rockin’ Orchestra, which plays music by (Phil Collins, U2, Elton John, David Bowie and so much more). During the holidays you can also find a wide range of family concerts that will for sure be something the family will enjoy. 
5403 Elmer Drive
Toledo, Ohio 43615
(419) 407-9810



5. The Toledo Museum of Art

The Museum of Art is located in the West End of Toledo and is a well-recognized art museum. It is home to a collection of over 20,000 rare items. With over 35 galleries, that is laid out over 270,000 square feet of exhibit space and is currently in the midst of a massive expansion plan to its already massive campus.

The Toledo Museum of Arts was originally created by Toledo glassmaker Edward  Libbey early in 1901 and then relocated to their current location known as a Greek revival building in 1912. The Museum’s main building is listed at over 4 1/2 acres of floor space spread out on two levels. The museum is a privately endowed, and a non-profit that opens its collection to the public, free of charge.

2445 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43620
(419) 255-8000


Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Toledo

The food scene located in Toledo is very similar to ones such as in Chicago and Fort Wayne. Many of the restaurants in the region offer American favorites such as burgers and ribs. Toledo also has restaurants from more than 15 different counties offering a wide range of fusion. Places such as Tony Packo's Hungarian hot dogs are just an example of the different cultures offered in Toledo.


The Beirut

Lebanese, Mediterranean, Restaurant, $$

If you love authentic Lebanese food then this restaurant will for sure serve you up with some amazing food. No worry, if Lebanese food is new to you, then you could give the shish kabobs, lamb shank, or shawarma a try. The Beirut has an inviting atmosphere and nice lighting. This location is a great place for couples or group events. Don’t forget, to save room for some dessert, you might want to try the baklava (dessert pastry).

4082 Moroe ST
Toledo, OH 43606
(419) 473-0885


Manhattan's Pub 'n Cheer

Restaurant, New York City, American, Pub, $

This American style restaurant located in the Downtown area of Toledo has a New York vibe from everything from food to the decor. Diners who visit this location will love the hand-cut ribeye and poutine fries.  There is plenty of New York references visible on the menu for example Manhattan burgers, onion rings, and NYC cheese steak. This pub offers an impressive array of the draft, domestic, import, and craft beers. They also offer a good selection of red and white’s which can be perfectly paired with any of the New York-inspired foods on the menu.

1516 Adams ST
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 243-6675


The Chop House - Toledo

Steakhouse, Restaurant, American, $$$

The Chop House is known as one of the most expensive places to dine in the Toledo area, the exceptional service and food you get will well make up for that price you will pay. The steaks ($50 each) are so tender and flavorful, you also can’t go wrong with Beef Wellington (filet wrapped it a puff pastry), Kobe Striploin, or Dry Aged NY Strip. As you keep browsing the menu, you will see other delicacies such as crab-stuffed avocado that you can’t find anywhere else. The upscale restaurant has huge 20-foot windows that provide guests with amazing views of the River.

300 N Summit ST #140
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 720-4335



Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, American, $

Grumpy’s restaurant established back in 1984 serves American-style breakfast and lunch food in the Downtown Toledo area. This location makes great sandwiches (Reuben, BLT, Grilled Bologna, and more!), as well as hamburgers, and salads.

Grumpy’s makes all their food from scratch, and you can taste the difference with every bit you take. The staff at Grumpy’s are so nice you’ll feel right at home. This brick-walled style restaurant is very inviting and a great place to eat lunch by yourself or with a group of people.

34 S Huron ST
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 241-6728



QQ Kitchen

Asian, Korean, Chinese, Restaurant, $

QQ is an Asian style restaurant located just West of Toledo serving dishes from places like China, Korea, as well as Thailand. QQ makes their dishes so delicious by using fresh ingredients from local providers. People who visit this family-owned location will simply love the fresh Bulgogi, Kung Pao, Drunken Noodle. If tofu is not your thing, then you can try their Mapo Tofu and it just might change how you look at Tofu. QQ Kitchen is only open Monday – Friday so make sure you hit it up during the weekday!

3324 Secor RD #4
Toledo, OH 43606
(419) 720-8703