Toledo, Ohio, is a traditional American city located right at the Western end of Lake Erie. Known for its great pizza, summer festivals and close proximity to other cities, Toledo is a great city to settle down in or just visit for a while. While there are plenty of neighborhoods that are perfect for a family life or even single living - whether rural or suburban - these three are considered some of the best in the city.
This neighborhood is located on the East side of the city and is home to the popular Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Take a walk around all the blooming plants and even learn something new. With a park of the same name spanning over 88 acres, this is the perfect neighborhood to raise a family. There are even two popular playgrounds in the area. Many of the people living in Franklin Park are long-term residents, which proves just how peaceful and welcoming the neighborhood really is. Since the neighborhood is considered historical, there are only a few dining and restaurant options in the area. One of the most popular places to eat is Church's Chicken, a local fast food restaurant. There are three bus services that can take you to downtown Toledo, which is just a short ride away. If you move to this neighborhood, keep an eye out for the famous Asian Festival, which typically draws over 100,000 people.
This neighborhood is known for its low cost of living, perfect for singles looking for an affordable apartment. It is also a great neighborhood for small families looking for affordable living. Glendale-Heather Downs is within very close distance to lots of great amenities, like the Toledo Opera, the South Toledo Golf Club and the Frogtown Froggy Museum. You will always find something new and interesting to do here. You can also visit great local restaurants such as Celebrations Fun Food and Caper's Pizza Bar. If you want to try something new it's just a quick bus ride to get downtown. If you're interested in getting some fresh air, Beverly Park on Beechway Boulevard is a popular destination in the neighborhood. With a quiet playground, basketball courts and plenty of grass, this is the perfect place to get a break from the city.
This neighborhood is the perfect place to raise a family, with some of the best schools in the area and plenty of great parks and playgrounds nearby. Some of the top schools include Ottawa Hills High School, Ottawa Hills Elementary School and the Toledo School for the Arts. There is even a great school in the neighborhood for children with special needs, the Autism Model School. The area has a very low cost of living, perfect for those looking for more affordable living options or who want to save up money for a house. Even with the low cost of living, there are plenty of great amenities right in the neighborhood. For something to eat there's Sky Box, Magic Wok and Tim Hortons. There's also many markets, fitness centers, shops and more to keep you busy.