It's a great time of year to get out and experience something new, or see something familiar with a new perspective. Pack your bags, grab your camera, and get ready—you're about to take a staycation.
That's right, you won't need plane tickets for this trip, no long lines or security checks. You don't even have to worry about your itinerary! That's because we've created an insider's guide for getting away right here around Maumee Bay. Who ever said adventure can't be close to home?
Below you'll find all our favorite local attractions. Food and drink, art and music, shopping, unwinding, exploring with the family—it has something for travelers of all sorts. You might be surprised at what you find, and you'll never be so proud to call this place home.
Enjoy your stay.
Your Staycation Itinerary
Luckies Barn and Grill (restaurant)
Why we love it: Great food and friendly staff!
Why you'll love it: Try the garlic butter sirloin… you'll never be the same.
Downtown Toledo (fun with friends)
Why we love it: Local bars, restaurants, and outside entertainment.
Why you'll love it: Live music nightly. Big-city feel but never too crowded! Look for the Toledo Art Museum.
Pearson Park (the outdoors are calling)
Why we love it: Beautiful local park with great walking trails.
Why you'll love it: There are a variety of sports fields, fishing, a playground, and sledding in the winter! Get in some exercise by hiking 3 miles of trails with your family!
The Bilge (hidden gem)
Why we love it: Local restaurant on the water—a true hidden gem.
Why you'll love it: Seating right out on the water; enjoy the view!