TripBuzz found 36 free or cheap things to do in or near Oak Harbor, Ohio. From Toledo Zoo to African Safari Wildlife Park, Oak Harbor offers a variety of inexpensive things to do in the area - including 23 budget-friendly activities and attractions nearby with ratings over 90%.
There are 27 different types of inexpensive things to do and see in or near Oak Harbor, OH. The most popular types of cheap activities and places to visit include: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bird Watching, Historic Sites and Museums.
There are 2 cheap things to do within the city of Oak Harbor, and 20 cheap things to do in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Put in Bay, Toledo, Marblehead and Fremont.
Standing 352 feet high, the Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial was built by the end of 1915 and is the world's largest Doric column. It commemorates the battle of Lake Eerie in the War of 1812, while also celebrating the peace which followed.
All that remains of a once active Civil War POW Depot is the Johnson Island Confederate Cemetery, a must see destination for Civil War buffs. Informational plaques and artifacts are on display on the site where over 10,000 prisoners were kept in the stockade.
Built in 1821, Marblehead Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes. There is a museum on the grounds with displays and artifacts representing the colorful history of the lighthouse and the people who lived there.
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is a local information and education center housing the state's largest collection of resources. The main branch in downtown Toledo also features authentic vintage interior design comprising of murals.
Opened for the first time in 1990, the Merry-Go-Round Museum has as a centerpiece a carousel built in the beginning of the 20th century, with its oldest and leading horse being a 1915 Stargazer. There is also a gift shop on the premises. The museum can be rented.
Founded in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art features multiple exhibits of European, American and Egyptian art coupled with numerous smaller collections of glass art as well as Renaissance, Japanese, Roman and Greek artworks.
Toledo Zoo is known for being the first zoo to feature a hippoquarium which offers underwater views of the hippos as well as the Kihansi Spray Toad. The museum also maintains a variety of other exhibits on wildlife species from around the world.