Travel Blogs from Toledo
I was so excited to realize that I've run 888 miles for you Ciaran! That puts us just a little north of Bowling Green, Ohio. We are almost to the state of Michigan, which is the last state before we get to Canada!!
I think that the coolest thing about Bowling Green, Ohio has to be the wind turbines. Just outside of town, there are 4 giant wind turbines. They use the power of ...
I started the day with a drive from Youngstown, OH to lovely Punderson State Park. By the way, state parks are awesome-- each one has its own lovely surprise, plus at Punderson I got a free chocolate chip cookie from the Punderson Porch ladies, plus a beautiful hike and a hot shower for free. It turns out that staying clean on the road is ...
... even if he is a bike snob. He says water bottles should only be a certain smaller size. He calls hills "rises" and downhill "false flat". He only wears wool jerseys and bib shorts because they're classic. He learned Spanish because he wanted to understand the race reports for the Columbian cycling team. He's flying home instead of taking the 5-day train ...
We were up at 6:30a.m. and left the hotel before 8:00a.m. We made it to Toledo by 5:00. We were in our driveway before 6:00p.m. after a trip to the grocery store. All animals are alive, well, and happy to see us! Now the fun part of cleaning out the car:(
Yes, we would leave tomorrow and do it all over again if we could! There were a few meltdowns along the way, but the laughter and experiences far exceeded the not-so-fun times.
... windows of the store--injuring a pregnant woman and her two small daughters. Others were injured as well. Here is the link to the story in the Toronto Sun:
Carol got a small McNuggets and I got ANOTHER coffee (as an aside, I skipped the restrooms . . . thinking I'll take care of that later!).
As we approached Toronto . . . the traffic began ...
Other places to stay in Toledo
3536 Secor Road, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $93
101 North Summit Street, Toledo | 4 star hotelfrom $107
444 N Summit Street, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $96
3100 Glendale Avenue, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $122
- Toledo Weekend
- OK but not up to Hilton standards
1800 Miami Street, Toledo | 1 star hotelfrom $59
3530 Executive Pkwy., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $56
5685 Benore Road, Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $92
445 E. Alexis Rd., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $82
3560 Secor Rd., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $80
5865 Hagman Road, Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $108