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'''Findlay''' [http://www.visitfindlay.com/default.asp] is a city in [[Northwest Ohio]] and the county seat of [[Hancock County]].
 
'''Findlay''' [http://www.visitfindlay.com/default.asp] is a city in [[Northwest Ohio]] and the county seat of [[Hancock County]].
  

Revision as of 15:19, 11 December 2010

Downtown Findlay next to the Blanchard River

Findlay [1] is a city in Northwest Ohio and the county seat of Hancock County.

Contents

Get in

By car

  • I 75 N/S
  • SR 224 E/W

By plane

The Marathon Oil Company Offices

Get around

By Car

Findlay can easily be navigated by car, and parking is rarely an issue. There is a parking garage downtown for when extended parking is needed.

See

  • Hancock Historical Museum, 422 West Sandusky, 1+ 419-423-4433.
  • Mazza Museum, 100 N. Main St., 1+ 419-434-5521. Only teaching gallery specializing illustration/art in chidren's books.
  • Black Heritage Library and Multicutural Center, 817 Harmon St., 1+ 419-423-4954.

Do

  • Annual Flag City Hot Air Balloon Fest, Emory Adams Park, [2] Middle of August each year.
  • Hancock County Fair, 1017 E. Sandusky St. 1+ 419-429-7344. Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2007.

Buy

Riverwalk Bridge
  • The Stately Raven, 1315 North Main Street, 419-427-2814, [3]. 10am-9pm. A Bookstore that was made out of a former church, they feature a good selection and an interesting atmosphere with many walls containing murals, and ample seating to read books.
  • Jeffery's Antiques, 11326 Township Road 99, [4]. A large Antique Store on I-75.
  • Rieck's Art Gallery, 524 South Main Street, 419-422-2862, [5]. 8am - 5:30 pm. A local art gallery, art supplies, and gift store. Most of the things for sale here are expensive, but of very good quality.


Eat

Budget

  • Wilson's Sandwich Shop (Wilson's), 600 South Main Street (Across the Street from the Marathon Building), (419) 422-5051. A local hamburger restaurant in operation since the 1930's. Wilson's sells typical fast food. Has a naming jargon (IE: A Frosty = A Thick)
  • Jac N Do's, 1201 Trenton Ave. ; 1905 Tiffin Ave., (419) 422-5778. A popular local pizzeria that sells thin, crispy, pizza with a tangy tomato sauce.
  • Oler's Bar & Grill, 708 Lima Avenue, 419-423-2846. The building looks run down from the outside, but it is well known for it's Mexican food.

Mid-Range

  • Main Street Deli, 513 South Main Street, (419) 425-3354. A casual deli that sells sandwichs, soups, and other complementary foods.
  • Jim's Hot Dogs, 103 East Sandusky Street, [6]. 10:30am-7:30pm. Jim's Hot Dogs sells gourmet hot dogs, smoothies, and other assorted food.
  • George House, 1041 North Main Street, 419-425-3809, [7]. 6 am - 11:30 pm. A Coffee House and Book Store. Seating can be sparse on some nights. Nobody buys books here. A public computer and free Wi-Fi are available to customers.
  • Coffe Amici, 328 South Main, 419-423-7957, [8]. 7am-9pm. A coffee house on north main. Frequently showcases local musicians.
  • Baker's Delight, 532 South Main Street, 419-425-4415. A little bakery on main street. In addition to specific orders, they sell a general assortment of baked goods and sodas in their storefront.
  • Bread Kneads, 510 South Blanchard Street, 419-422-3863. A bakery that is oriented around ready to eat food as well as typical bakery items.
  • La Charrita, 3210 North Main Street, 419-422-8226. A good mexican restaurant and bar. Sometimes the service here is slow, but the food is always at least ok, and most of the time pretty good.
  • Dietsch Brothers (Dietsch's), 400 West Main Cross Street ; 1217 Tiffin Avenue, 419-422-4474, [9]. A local Ice Cream and Confectioneries shop. Their Ice Cream is harder than at many other stores and also comes in a wide variety of flavors, as does their chocolates and malts.

Splurge

  • The Revolver, 110 East Sandusky Street, (419) 424-4020, [10]. The revolver sells unique food on a menu that changes each month. Wine is also sold here.
  • Vino's Italian Restaurant (Vino's), 806 North Main Street, (419) 424-8888, [11]. An authentic Italian Restaurant located near the University of Findlay campus.

Drink

  • The Fern.
  • Logan's Irish Pub.
  • Uncle Buck & Boudreaux's.


Sleep

  • Eccono Lodge.
  • Drury Inn & Suites.
  • Super 8.
  • Red Roof Inn.
  • Holiday Inn Express.
  • Country Inn.
  • Findlay Inn & Conference Center, 200 East Main Cross, 419-422-5684, [12].
  • Findlay Motel, 820 Tiffin Avenue.
  • Fairfeild Inn.
  • Extended Stay Delux.


Get out

Routes through Findlay
ToledoBowling Green  N noframe S  Dayton


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