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Blogs & Sites
Location: 11350 Broadway Avenue, Cleveland, OH
Garfield Park Reservation, a Cleveland Metroparks property, boasts plenty of options for active families. The park has paved trails for strollers, bikers, and in-line skaters, picnic shelters, ...
Location: 14532 Lake Avenue, Lakewood, OH
Lakewood's largest park provides a wide variety of activity options. Top of mind for families are the fun Kids Cove playground, picnic areas, and an outdoor pool including a zero-depth entry children'...
Location: 24000 Valley Parkway, Rocky River Reservation, North Olmsted, OH
The Nature Center at Rocky River Reservation is one of our favorite places! Inside, children can get up close to Dunkleosteous, the "terrible fish" (a prehistoric, nightmarish version of...
Location: 1995 West 25th Street, Ohio City, Cleveland, OH
An Ohio City landmark since 1912, the West Side Market is the largest indoor/outdoor market in the country, with 180 booths of the freshest meats, dairy, produce, bakery, cut flowers, ethnic fo...
Location: 1500 Scenic Park Drive, Lakewood, OH
Kayak 41 (degrees) North provides kayaking instruction and rents a variety of light touring kayaks by the hour. The company also rents sea kayaks by full-day reservation only.
Location: Enter from SR 91, about one mile north of 422, Solon, OH
A rocky ravine, gentle rapids, and a bit of a mystery await visitors to Cleveland Metroparks' South Chagrin Reservation.
"Squaw Rock" provides the mystery: images Henry Church carved i...
Location: 1800 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH
Lakeview Park, a Lorain County MetroPark situated on 20 acres along the north side of West Erie Avenue, is known for its Historical Rose Garden, spectacular sunsets and views of the Lorain Ligh...
Location: 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center provides wildlife exhibits and rehabilitation, planetarium, and education programs.
Visitors can study a variety of (live) small mammals, fish, and am...
Location: 26001 South Woodland Road, Beachwood, OH
The J, as the Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland is known for short, is a "21st-century Jewish neighborhood," providing fitness, wellness, recreation, preschool/early childhood, arts, ...
Location: 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Novelty, OH
The West Woods - a stunning gem of a park property - features a large nature center staffed by bright and kind Geauga Park District personnel and volunteers who are happy to answer kids'...
Location: 9500 Sperry Road, Willoughby, OH
Holden Arboretum is a popular natural attraction, especially considering it's a membership-based park in an area rich in "free" parks.
Don't be confused, though: while membershi...
Location: 10340 Memphis Avenue, Cleveland, OH
Memphis Kiddie Park, with its eleven miniature amusement rides (all but three for kids under 50 inches tall), arcade, and mini-golf course, has delighted kids and their parents fo...