Now more than ever it’s important for couples to plan to spend time together. We’re sharing romantic getaways near Toledo Ohio to help make planning easy.
Folks who live in Toledo have a surprising number of romantic getaway options within a one-hour drive. With easy access to three states and Canada, there’s always something to do and somewhere to go. If you are finding it’s time to plan some time with that special someone, check out these romantic getaways near Toledo.
Romantic Getaways Near Toledo
Keep in mind that some things are just starting to roll back out due to the pandemic. Before you plan any romantic getaways in the midwest (or anywhere in the U.S.) it would be a good idea to call ahead and confirm hours, availability and amenities.
Maumee Bay State Park – Oregon, Ohio
For couples seeking a romantic getaway near Toledo that is immersed in nature, check out Maumee Bay State Park, just ten miles from downtown Toledo. Enjoy miles of hiking trails along Lake Erie, through marshes linked by boardwalks to sandy beaches. Popular activities here include hiking, cycling, rollerblading, golfing and bird-watching. While camping is also popular at Maumee Bay State Park, there are modern facilities available, too. At the Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center, there are 120 comfortable lodge rooms and 24 cabins. Two and four-bedroom cabins are available in several configurations, all with easy access to the wetlands boardwalk. There are several restaurants on site, including the Water’s Edge, with fabulous views of Lake Erie.
Belamere Suites – Perrysburg, Ohio
This romantic boutique hotel just outside Toledo was voted #1 in America for the Romance category by Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice. The resort offers 35 individual suites, in four configurations. The suites are designed for ultimate luxury and comfort, with services to ensure you do not need to leave your suite if you don’t want to. All suites include a private whirlpool or pool, a fireplace, catered breakfast, 24-hour concierge service, and a late-night snack menu. Each suite has a personal, private entryway and a single car garage for utmost convenience.
Hotel Sterling – Monroe, Michigan
For a romantic Michigan getaway only 30 minutes from Toledo, head to Monroe, Michigan. Monroe is a quaint town on the shore of Lake Erie, at the mouth of the River Raisin. The town holds a lot of history and is now known for arts and culture. The Hotel Sterling has the best location downtown, along the river. The all-suite hotel offers four room styles with luxury touches like granite and marble bathrooms, cozy down comforters and leather furnishings. You’ll find these suites more like apartments than a standard hotel; rather than a front desk, you’ll receive an access code with your reservation. Some of Monroe’s best restaurants are within a few minutes’ walk of the hotel, making this the ultimate Southern Michigan romantic getaway.
Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney – Detroit, Michigan
If you haven’t been to Detroit in a while, it’s time to check it out. The city is undergoing a huge renaissance, with arts and culture taking over downtown Detroit, while major companies move young professionals back to the city that has seen some pretty hard times. The magnificent David Whitney building has been meticulously refurbished into this 136-room hotel in the heart of downtown Detroit. The hotel rooms feature modern, clean lines and luxury service. The Detroit Opera House, The Fillmore and Fox Theatre are all within walking distance of the Aloft Hotel. Campus Martius Park, a lively downtown entertainment hub is just seven minutes’ walk from the hotel, as well as many surrounding restaurants.
South Beach Resort – Sandusky, Ohio
There are many romantic things to do in Sandusky, including a stay at this romantic lakeside resort in Marblehead. In just an hours’ drive from Toledo, you can be relaxing beachside and enjoying complimentary wine, cheese and crackers. The resort has a marina, watersports rentals, three heated pools, a whirlpool, and tennis courts. If you don’t bring your own boat, a water taxi can whisk you directly to Cedar Point, or Sandusky for the evening. Some suites feature balconies and jacuzzis, for an extra romantic touch. There are also a variety of cottages on-site for a more private lodging experience. With rooms starting at $116 per night, this is a romantic getaway that won’t break the bank.
Graduate Ann Arbor – Ann Arbor, Michigan
While you might think of Ann Arbor as just another college town, it’s actually the perfect romantic getaway near Toledo. Only an hour’s drive from Toledo brings you to the tree-lined streets of Ann Arbor. The University brings a level of art and culture to the area and the Graduate Ann Arbor is the perfect home base for exploring the campus. Nearby attractions include the Michigan Theater and Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Guests of the hotel (and their pets) enjoy trendy decor with a university theme, the in-house Poindexter Coffee Shop, and the Allen Rumsey cocktail lounge. With a few blocks walk of the Graduate, guests will find some of Ann Arbors’ best restaurants, boutiques and bars, making this one of the best romantic getaways near Toledo.
Caesars Windsor – Windsor, Ontario – Canada is not open at this time for leisure visitors
You don’t have to travel far or spend a fortune, for an international romantic getaway. Head to Windsor, just an hour away for a Vegas-style weekend at Caesars casino and resort. You’ll be just across the river from everything Detroit has to offer, and enjoying the best Canadian exchange rate in ages. The hotel has seven on-site restaurants, from fast food to upscale, and the full-service Spa by Windsor Arms. Of course, gambling is readily available and the property also features five individual nightclubs. The AAA Four-Diamond hotel has nearly 800 rooms including luxury suites for the ultimate romantic getaway.
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