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10 Things To Do In Sandusky

If you are looking for something fun to do in Sandusky this weekend, why not check out some of our favorites below? Sandusky, Ohio is known for its family attractions, like the famous Cedar Point Amusement Park! With more than 22 miles of shoreline, beautifully landscaped parks, tourist attractions, & more, there is no shortage of fun activities to partake in this bustling city! After a fun day playing mini-golf, unwind at one of the local favorite eateries like the Thirsty Pony or Small City Tap House! Check out our favorite spots below. You'll be sure to have a fun weekend in Sandusky doing any number of these things! 


Things To Do on A Friday Night

Goofy Golf

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This summer, test your skills at miniature golf, cool off in bumper boats, and race to the finish around sharp curves and steep hills at Goofy Golf. Established in 1986, Goofy Golf has been providing Sandusky families with great fun and attractions. After hitting all of the outdoor attractions, bring the fun inside to their air-conditioned arcade. If you are looking for something fun to do on a Friday night, why not get a little goofy!

3020  Milan Road

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 625-9935

 

Cedar Point

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Are you ready for a day full of thrills, laughs, and an all-around good time? Plan a visit to Cedar Point to have all of that and some! From 18 world-class roller coasters to three areas filled with rides and attractions for kids and families, Cedar Point is the ultimate destination for fun. On partially hot days in Sandusky, you can cool off at Cedar Point Shores Waterpark – just steps away from the rides and roller coasters.

1 Cedar Point Dr

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 627-2350

 

Thirsty Pony

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For a more relaxed night out, stop into the Thirsty Pony for some of Fricker’s World Famous Chicken Wings, steaks, pasta, and more. They have an extensive menu, made up of affordably delicious food & drinks. Afterward, head over to Cedar Downs to play the ponies, or strike up some fun at Cedar Lanes! Perfect for a night out with friends and family, the Thirsty Pony is the place to be.

1935 Cleveland RD W

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 626-6761

 

Sandusky Speedway

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For all the Nascar-loving fans out there, Sandusky Speedway is the perfect place to get your racing fix in person! Enjoy everything from mods, pure stocks, renegades, and more! There are specials throughout the summer months that offer $1 admission fees, food, beer & soda! Visit their website to view racing schedules, rules/procedures & more to better plan your evening under the stars.

614 W Perkins Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

(491) 625-4084

 

Toft’s

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Starting out as a small family dairy farm way back in the early 1900s, Toft Dairy has grown into an Ohio favorite, operating out of a 76,000 square foot facility to produces all Toft Dairy products. If you’re looking for the perfect way to end the week, why not stop for some delicious ice cream! With over 70 flavors of ice cream and frozen yogurt to choose from, there truly is something for everyone here!

3717 Venice Road

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 625-4376

 

Best Restaurants in Sandusky

Berardi’s Family Kitchen

The Berardi family has served local favorite dishes for over 75 years, and they are eager to serve you as well! According to Readers Choice Awards, Berardi’s was named Best Fries (what they’re most famous for), Best Breakfast, Best Lunch, Best Desserts, and Best Place to Get a Homemade Meal! All that to say that they are basically one of Sandusky’s best restaurants ever! With a vast menu capable of satisfying even the pickiest of eaters, visiting Berardi’s is a must.

1019 W Perkins Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 626-4592

 

Brick Oven Bistro

Another family-owned business in Sandusky, the Brick Oven Bistro prides itself on its dedication to making fresh brick oven pizzas, sandwiches, wings & more! This bustling restaurant also offers patrons gluten-free options for those with dietary and health concerns. Always using the freshest of ingredients, the Brick Oven Bistro is the perfect place to go for a bite or order to go.

1012 Cleveland Road W

Sandusky, OH 48870

(419) 624-1400

 

DeMore’s Offshore Bar & Grill

Hailed as “a Sandusky icon for decades”, DeMore’s Offshore Bar & Grill offers some of the best steak, burgers, and seafood you’ll get in Ohio! With over 800 reviews on Google, this Sandusky native favorite averages 4.5/5 stars and it's easy to see why. For fans of beer, DeMore’s also has a self-serve beer wall, which makes them stand out from the rest.

302 W Perkins Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 624-4491

 

Small City Taphouse

As the longest bar in the Sandusky area, Small City Taphouse is the go-to spot for all the beer you could want, plus a huge variety of bourbons and scotches. Pair these delicious drinks alongside Asian classics like pho, sushi, and noodles, and you’ll have a dining experience you’ll never forget.

202 Columbus Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 502-0099

 

Barra

If you are hankering for a fresh take on classic Mexican cuisine, look no further than Barra. Barra isn’t just located in the heart of Sandusky, it has a heart all its own, and it shows in their menu. Patrons of this establishment have frequently deemed Barra’s tacos as “the best” and complimented the house margarita as “awesome” and “so smooth, fresh, and delicious”. If you have not been to Barra yet, we highly recommend you do!

142 Columbus Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

(419) 502-0025

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