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There is so much to see and do in northwest Ohio, plan a day or two into your travel! Set up your base camp in Rossford, just south of Downtown Toledo.  Rossford is conveniently located at the crossroads of I-75 and 80/90, the Ohio Turnpike. The Hotels on Clark provide you with a choice of five name-brand hotels including the Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn & Suites, Staybridge Suites, and Tru by Hilton with easy access, comped rooms, and more. There are dozens of attractions within a 10-mile drive of these hotels.

Here is a sample 2-Day Tour with additional options below.

2-Day Tour Summer Itinerary in Northwest Ohio – Rossford


10:45 AM – Arrive in Rossford

11 AM – History of NSG Glass Plant, mural and artifacts tour – no charge

1 PM – Arrive at Tony Packo’s for lunch, $13.99/person + tip (subject to change)

2:30 PM – Arrive at Hollywood Casino, receive vouchers, $10 slot play & $10 food credit

4:45 – 6:45 PM – Stroll the Street – Make your first day a Tuesday and enjoy our summer event every Tuesday from May 30-August 29th.  Food Trucks, Live Music, Arts & Crafts vendors, Classic Car Show (3rd Tuesday of the month).  Dinner on your own – 10 Food Trucks available plus 3 local bar/restaurants, DORA friendly

OR, Pizza Buffet at Reset featuring free vintage arcade games and duckpin bowling, Tiki bar 

Reset Arcade Rossford

7:00-7:30 PM – Board bus and travel to your hotel, check in and relax


8:00 AM – Breakfast at your hotel

9:00-9:15 AM – Board bus and travel to Bass Pro Shops

9:15-10:45 AM – Behind the Scenes Tour & Shopping at Bass Pro Shops, $3.00/person conservation donation

A behind the scenes tour at Bass Pro Shops

11:15 AM – Arrive at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens – divide into 3 groups.  Groups will rotate between Encaustic Painting experience, Schedel Garden Tour, and Blair Museum of Lithophanes – $40/person includes make-and-take painting with display easel, tours and lunch

Encaustic Painting

12:30 PM – Lunch at Schedel Gardens

2:00-3:00 PM – Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion Glass Blowing Demonstration – no charge

3:30-4:00 PM – Tour of National Museum of the Great Lakes, $10/person

4:15 PM – Board bus for return trip or additional evening of entertainment at Reset or AXE419

That’s two days of exciting activities for about $80 per person + lodging, including two lunches.  Timing and activities can be tweaked as needed. 

Don’t see what you are looking for?  Within 10 miles you can also visit:

  • Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
  • Fort Meigs with Museum
  • Fine & Performing Arts Center and Gallery at Owens CC
  • Valentine Theatre
  • Stranahan Theater
  • Fifth Third Field – home of the Mud Hens
  • Huntington Center – various performances
  • 577 Foundations – garden & grounds
  • Imagination Station

For assistance in planning and a personalized step-on tour for your group contact:

Beth Genson, Director

Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau

419-308-7530 (cell)