dell_diva posted at 08:44:42 AM on Mar 20, 2012:
I kinda have to laugh at how the subject of the post is "things in Toledo to do" but 95% of the suggestions involve traveling outside of Toledo :)
Maybe that's because jim30529 started the thread by saying:
"... we're going to Put in Bay- another day she wants to go to Lake Michigan, and possible a day at Cedar Point..."
Others might have assumed that jim30529 was not talking about only Toledo but the region.
In early May, I can think of only one place to be, naturally, and that's the boardwalk at the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area for the migrating songbirds. She'll meet other Californians there.
Festival - http://www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com - May 4 - May 11 - In Northwest Ohio: "The Warbler Capital of the World"
But I realize that we're talking about "normal" people, so I think staying downtown on a Friday and/or Saturday night makes sense. Then tour downtown by walking, browsing, and maybe even shopping.
The Toledo Mud Hens play at home on both Friday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 5 also at 7:00 p.m.
You might gleam some ideas from http://dotoledo.org
March 29, 2003 Toledo Talk thread titled A night in Toledo - (17 comments) :
If you had just one night to hangout in Toledo, where would you go, what would you do, and where would you stay?
We are planning a one-night visit to Toledo with another couple. We're from Michigan and thought it was about time to explore the nightlife in our bordering state. We are thirty-somethings, but are shedding the kids and want to find a great hotel to stay at within walking distance (or quick public transportation away) from great food and fun nightlife.
Does anyone out there have any suggestions?
The thread-starter later posted on April 15, 2003 :
Okay.. we're back from our wonderful stay! I must say that Toledo REALLY surprised me! Very clean! Very safe! Very fun!!! We were extremely happy with the Maumee Bay Brewing Company (Detroit forced out our former favorite, Atwater Block Brewing, for casinos - huge loss)! Maumee Bay Brewing has it all (food, drink, atomosphere, friendly people)... and it's ALL good! We spent a large part of our evening there.
After leaving the brewery, we checked into the Ramada and headed out on foot to find a wealth of interesting places. Among our favorites (in walking distance) were the Durty Bird, The Bronze Boar and Murphy's. They were all so interesting!
The Ramada or Radisson (next to one another) were definitely better situated for walking around. We chose the Ramada because of the queen beds (there were 4 of us) and the dirt-cheap price (we got it for under $50 with a price match deal online).
We didn't give ourselves nearly enough time to visit any of the major attractions - we never even made it to the other side of the river! We are already making plans to come back, though. Can't wait!!!
Thanks again for all the advice! Your town and people have definitely won me over!
Obviously, a few things have changed downtown in nine years.