Findlay, Ohio Hotels and Travel Guide
Known as Flag City USA for its patriotic displays, Findlay, Ohio is just fifty miles south of Toledo. If you’re looking for Findlay hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
Findlay has a long history of being home to automotive-related businesses. The Cooper Tire and Rubber Company was founded here, and Findlay remains its headquarters. Specialty tire maker Hercules Tire has both its worldwide headquarters and a major distribution center here as well. Also headquartered in Findlay are Sparks Commercial Tire and Sparks Auto and RV.
Thanks in part to its location on Interstate 75, Findlay has become an important warehouse distribution center for companies like Best Buy, Lowe's, Cardinal Health and Kohl's. And, even though Marathon Oil Corporation is now headquartered in Texas, Findlay remains home to one of this company’s major subsidiaries, the Marathon Petroleum Company.
Findlay is not all business; it has much to offer families and individual vacationers alike. Local attractions like Putt N' Pond Sports Park and Riverside Landing Boat Rentals provides a vast range of fun activities like swimming, water slides, miniature golf, go-cart racing, boat rentals and much more.
Locomotive buffs will enjoy Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.’s live steam train rides and on-premise museum. Visitors to the museum will enjoy model-, quarter-, and full-scale trains, as well as a Lionel train layout.
If you plan to spend your free time taking a quiet walk in nature, be sure to check out Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Here you can enjoy a walk around Shank Lake and view a variety of flowers, grasses and abundant wildlife. Another ideal relaxation spot is Riverbend Park. This year-round recreation area offers plenty to do for families and adventure-seekers, like picnicking, hiking, disc golf, fishing as well as wildlife and bird watching.
Those lucky enough to be in Findlay during the winter months, after four or more inches of powder has coverd the land, should plan on heading over to Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center in Riverbend Park. Novices can take ski courses, and seasoned skiers can enjoy night skiing.
Golfers will want to head to the Red Hawk Run Golf Course, one of the area’s premier golf courses. Awarded four and a half stars by Golf Digest Magazine, Red Hawk is sure to provide a great day of fun, challenging golf.
For those in need of a comfortable and convenient Findlay, hotel, look no further than the Extended Stay Deluxe Tiffin Avenue Hotel.