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Ottawa Hills

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One of the backroads in Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills is a small village in the vicinity of Toledo (Ohio).

Situated in the woods outside Toledo, Ottawa Hills is 5 minutes from the Michigan Border, 15 minutes from Lake Erie, and walking distance from one of the best public park systems in the state.

Get in[edit]

Ottawa Hills can be accessed by local roads off US-475 or Ohio Route 20.

Get around[edit]

While Ottawa Hills doesnt provide any public transportation, the public transportation of Toledo is easily accessable from the area.

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Public Parks[edit]
  • Toledo Botanical Gardens - This picturesque estate is a major area attraction. It is colloquially known as a museum for plants.
  • Fort Meigs - A must see. Period accurate reconstructed fort from the war of 1812, with reenactors, an onsite war museum and a lovely view!
  • Metroparks Toledo - The greater Toledo Area is home to a nationally recognized public parks system. Many of these parks cut right through Ottawa Hills, and are always within walking distance.

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Stegosaurus, by Alexander Calder. One of the main attractions at TMA
  • Toledo Museum of Art - One of the finest Art Museums in the US. Home to works by Cézanne, van Gogh, El Greco, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt, and many more.
  • Toledo Zoo - A beautiful zoo and conservation center near Ottawa Hills that receives well over 1,000,000 visitors per year. This institution has been open since 1900.

Ottawa Park Golf Course - Beautiful 18 hole golf course near the University of Toledo.

Hiking and Camping[edit]
The picturesque Maumee Bay State Park coastline

Buy[edit][add listing]

Franklin Park Mall - A decent sized mall with most major brands.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Inky's A Toledo Area classic, family run italian. Located at 3945 N Detroit Avenue

The Beirut Authentic Lebanese Cuisine, located at 4082 Monroe Street

Schmucker's Hometown Diner, a great place to grab a slice of pie and some coffee on a rainy Sunday. Located at 2103 N Reynolds Road

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Radisson at the University of Toledo - Hotel chain on Glendale Avenue.

Get out[edit]

Take local roads to either I 80 (for North/South travel) or I 475 (for East/West travel)