Toledo Family Summer Fun Guide 2024

A mother and baby elephant.

African Safari Wildlife Park 

267 S Lightner Rd., Port Clinton.


A herd of animals.

See hundreds of animals from around the world from the comfort of your car in African Safari Wildlife Park Drive-Thru Safari Adventure. Or, enjoy the Walk-Thru Safari for an up-close look with lemurs, kangaroos and more. Their summer season begins mid-May and runs through late September.

Imagination Station 

1 Discovery Way Toledo.


Explore experiences in STEM at the Imagination Station. Families can enjoy hands-on fun through interactive exhibits, activities and demonstrations.

Toledo Mud Hens 

406 Washington St., Toledo.


Fans at a Mudhens game.

It’s game time! Watch the Mud Hens play all summer long at Fifth Third Field. While taking in the action on the field, check out the stadium’s varied food and drink options. View the full season schedule at

Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way, Toledo.


Take the family to the Toledo Zoo and see animals from around the world. Visit the new elephant calf, Kirk, and explore the elephant exhibit weekdays from 10am–3pm, with Sat. and Sun. viewings extended from 9:30am–3pm. Zoo members can enjoy early admission from 9–10am for Member Mornings. Learn more and plan your visit at

Visit Fort Wayne 


A group of penguins.

Fort Wayne has a variety of different attractions for kids and families. Rated as one of the top ten zoos in the nation, The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo offers 40 acres of animals, rides and landscaped grounds. Families can enjoy rides and hands-on experiences throughout the zoo. Open daily though October.

Visit Fulton County 


Spend some time with the family this summer in Fulton County.  Cannaley Treehouse Village, the only public treehouse village in the country, has five private treehouses and three tent/hammock platforms that can be rented out for overnight stays. Throughout the Country learn history at Sauder Village, Museum of Fulton County or the Metamora Area Historical Society Museum.

Wood County Park District


Connect with nature at the 20 free parks & preserves of the Wood County Park District. Explore the outdoors on a hike or participate in a public program offered by the Wood County Park District. Open daily from 8am until 30 minutes past sunset.