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Get Out and Enjoy the Glass City!

If you're looking for your next getaway and want to experience the changing of the seasons, the Glass City is just the destination. The Toledo region is home to the No. 1 Park System in the Country and top-rated attractions delivering hours of fun, including many that will keep you outside and socially distanced. From the parks to historical sites to the award winning Toledo Zoo. You'll find the perfect activity (or a few) to fit your family's taste in Toledo. 

Metroparks Toledo

Get out and explore the No. 1 Park System in the Country! Metroparks Toledo has 17 parks (and counting) in the greater Toledo area to enjoy. From nature walks to mountain biking, playgrounds to sledding each metropark offers something different to match your adventure needs. Check out Metroparks Toledo's two newest parks, the Glass City Metropark and Manhattan Marsh, opening Fall/Winter 2020.


The Toledo Zoo
Roam the Must Do Zoo! 10,000 individual animals representing over 720 species. This winter the Lights Before Christmas return November 20 - December 31, 2020. With over one million lights, the award-winning Big Tree and 200+ illuminated animal images spread out across the Zoo, the 2020 edition of the electrical spectacle is sure to be both merry AND bright! Reservations are required for the Lights Before Christmas this year, get your tickets today!

- Brewdolph Bash | November 19 
- Lights Before Christmas | November 20 - December 31
- Polar Paws & Santa Claws 5k | December 13
- Noon Years Eve | December 31

COVID-19 Travel Information

Governor DeWine has put a statewide order in place for Ohio requiring a mask to be worn in all public places. 

All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when:

- At an indoor location that is not a residence
- Outdoors, but unable to maintain six-foot social distance from people who are not household members
- Waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, a car service, or a private car used for ride-sharing.

For more information on additional information including the Ohio Travel Advisory for travelers entering Ohio, other COVID-19 notices and resources, click here

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