- The list below includes 65 free or cheap things to do in or near Toledo, Ohio, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Wildwood Preserve Metropark to Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Toledo and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Maumee, Perrysburg, Bowling Green and Oak Harbor.
Often called a bird watching mecca, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area is home to more than 2,000 acres of Lake Erie shoreline marshlands. With miles of nature trails, secluded seating and picnic areas, visitors are sure to experience the wildlife up close.
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13551 West State Route 2, Oak Harbor, OH 43449 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view a variety of birds native to the northwestern Ohio region at Black Swamp Bird Observatory. The regional bird species include geese, swans, ducks, herons, egrets, bitterns, hawks, ospreys, and eagles.
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417 North Mercer Road, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 MoreLess Info
Bgsu Ice Arena is a 5,000-seat hockey arena that is home to the BGSU Falcons ice hockey team of the WCHA. It was built from 1965 to 1967 and was expanded in 1989 to its current size of 5,000.
Part of the Bowling Green State University campus, Doyt L. Perry Stadium serves as the home field for the university's football team. It provides seating for 24,000 along with a FieldTurf playing surface, training rooms and a golf training center.
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217 Physical Science Building, Bowling Green, OH 43402 MoreLess Info
Part of the Bowling Green State University campus, the BGSU Planetarium is set under a 40-foot dome and seats 118. The planetarium offers a star talk, organized stargazing and over 50 planetarium programs including workshops and multimedia shows.
Winding trails meander through several botanical gardens at Simpson Garden Park. The distinct gardens show visitors examples of local plantings while providing a quiet getaway. The park is heavily funded with donations and primarily cared for by local volunteers.
Featuring a variety of wildlife exhibits, Sportsmen's Migratory Bird Center offers visitors a chance to bird-watch from its 40-ft observation tower. There are interactive displays that teach visitors about the native plants and wildlife in the region.