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The Monroe KOA is 9 miles north of the Ohio-Michigan line. We’re located only an hour from Detroit and 20 minutes from Toledo. Your weekend getaway is a short, convenient drive from home. It’s also an easy trip to any number of popular Michigan tourist attractions, such as the Toledo Zoo and the Henry Ford Museum.
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Check out these links for great Michigan tourist attractions to visit during your stay at the Monroe KOA!
Open year-round, closed some holidays
Find museum-quality exhibits and choose from top-quality outdoor clothing and equipment as you stroll through Cabela's 225,000 sq.ft showroom. From the huge grizzly statue out front to the realistic animal displays and indoor aquarium, kids of all ages will be fascinated with all there is to see at this Michigan tourist attraction for outdoorsmen. And, it's just a short 10 minute drive from the Monroe campground in nearby Dundee.
May 14-September 2, weekends from September 3-October 31
Are you ready for thrill-a-minute fun? Then head to Cedar Point, the world's largest amusement ride park - a favorite amongst Michigan tourist attractions - just over an hour from our Monroe campground. Try all 17 roller coasters, go for the ultimate excitement on the Chaos or Demon Drop, or spin on one of 3 carousels. Also, check out Soak City and the Challenge Park!
September 9, 10, 11 2016
Great art, great music, and great food are all to be found at the 2016 Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green. There will be over 100 juried art displays from local and national artists, performance art events, visual artists creating work on-site, and youth art activities.
Open year-round (closed holidays)
See Presidential limousines, the bus in which Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, historic airplanes, the Dymaxion House, and much more at the renowned Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. Covering more than 9 acres and housing an IMAX theater, the Henry Ford Museum awes and inspires visitors of all ages.
July 31-August 6, 2016
Since the 1800s, this fair has been bringing families together for good old-fashioned fun. Enjoy toe-tapping live music, carnival rides, rodeos, 4-H displays and demonstrations, a petting zoo, and much more. Every year, Monroe County hosts this traditional Michigan tourist attraction.
April 30, 2016 - October 2016
Experience life in the 19th and early 20th centuries as you tour the Historic Sauder Village, a fun and informative Michigan tourist attraction. Spend time watching coopers, basket weavers, woodworkers, tinsmiths, wool spinners, and other artisans honing their crafts. Staff members dressed in period clothing are on hand to answer questions, lead demonstrations, and make your tour truly unforgettable. Be sure to stop at the gift shop!
Open through Labor Day
Step back in time as you tour the S.S. Willis B. Boyer, once the widest and most luxurious vessels in the Great Lakes shipping industry. Originally launched in 1911 this freighter held multiple tonnage records for coal, iron ore and other cargo.
Dates and hours of operation vary
The Toledo Farmer's Market has been bringing fresh produce to the community since 1832. Today, you can find delicious breads, pastries, farm-fresh poultry, flowers, herbs, and more.
Home Opener: April 13, 2016
For more than 100 years, the Toledo Mud Hens have been bringing local fans to their feet, as well as serving as an excellent Michigan tourist attraction! See mascots, Muddy and Muddonna, entertain the crowd, enjoy a funnel cake or a heater dog, and sing during the seventh inning stretch. Be sure to bring your glove!
February 16 - October 4
Engines have been roaring at the Toledo Speedway since 1963 and the short track is now famous. From stock cars to school buses, there's always fast driving fun to be found. See the speedway's schedule by clicking on “Toledo Speedway” when you visit.
Every year, nearly 1 million people visit the Toledo Zoo, which is home to over 5,300 animals and at least 760 species. Get up close and personal with Nile Hippos in the Hippoquarium, see polar bears and seals in the Artic Encounter exhibit, or enjoy watching the big cats in Cheetah Valley. It’s all at the Toledo Zoo!
Official visitor information site for the Monroe area.
Information on what to do in Toledo!