With the big city excitement of Toledo to the north, and the college town of Bowling Green to the south, Portage Valley is excellently located for an on-the-go life in attraction-packed northwest Ohio.

You have so much to choose from! Explore the Village of Pemberville. Visit historic farms, villages and museums. Attend a jazz and arts festival. Root for the Toledo Mud Hens. Bike the Slippery Elm Trail. Enjoy the sparkling shores of Lake Erie. We could go on and on.

Here are just some of the highlights to be found within 25 miles of the Portage Valley campus:

Parks & Recreation

Wood County Tourism

Fort Meigs State Memorial

Mary Jane Thurston State Park

Providence Metro Park and Miami and Erie Canal

Rossford Community Recreation Center

Three Meadows Park

Rossford Marina at Veterans Memorial Park

Toledo Zoo

Wood County Park District

Sycamore Hills Golf Club

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

Annual Fairs & Festivals

Sunset Jazz and Arts Festival

Autumn Fest

National Tractor Trailer Pulling Championship

Canal Days

Hosanna's Annual Quilt Show

Pemberville Free Fair

Stony Ridge Festival and Flea Market (419) 837-6534

Black Swamp Arts Festival

Performing & Fine Arts and Museums

Pemberville Opera House

Bellevue Society for the Arts

Black Swamp Players

Toledo Science Center's Imagination Station

Fremont Community Theatre

Grand Rapids Arts Council

Hayes Presidential Center

Historical Center and Museum of Wood County

Historic Lyme Village

National Construction Equipment Museum

Rhythm on the River Concert Series

Seven Eagles Historical Education Center

Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo Symphony

Woodville Historical Museum

Pemberville Opera House

Hirt Theatre, Bellevue

Huron Playhouse, Bowling Green


Bowling Green Fighting Falcons

Infirmary Inmates Vintage Baseball Team

New Fremont Speedway

Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Team

Toledo Walleye Hockey Team

Medical Centers & Senior Resources

Mercy St. Charles Hospital

Bay Park Community Hospital

Wood County Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital

Toledo Hospital

University of Toledo Medical Center

Fremont Memorial Hospital

AARP - American Association of Retired Persons

NCOA - National Council on Aging

Area Office on Aging

LeadingAge Ohio - The Advocate of Not-for-Profit Services for Older Ohioans

Libraries, News and Information

United Methodist News & Events

Birchard Public Library

Pemberville Library

Perrysburg Messenger Journal

The Toledo Blade newspaper

Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune



Cridersville Community

Colleges and Universities

Bowling Green State University

Lourdes University

Owens Community College

University of Toledo