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Location: 2600 South Park Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes is an unusually tranquil space in the midst of an otherwise developed city - and city-dwellers apparently appreciate the land as much as other creatures...
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: 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: 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: Locations vary, Cleveland, OH
Abrakadoodle's fun classes, imaginative instructors, and creative materials inspire the artist in every child, from ages 20 months through 12 years. Abrakadoodle programs meets both the...
Location: 13214 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH
"When we play, we learn" is the motto of Playmatters Toy Stores, and at each of four locations, that theme plays out. Toy selection is excellent and draws on an excellent group of vendors, from...
Location: 7850 Mentor Avenue, Mentor Mall, Mentor, OH
Kids (and adults) can stuff, stitch, name, and dress cuddly bears, ponies, frogs, dogs, bunnies, kitties, seasonal critters, and more in bustling Build-a-Bear "factory" stores that also ...
Location: 320 Southpark Center, Westfield Shoppingtown SouthPark, Strongsville, OH
Location: Southpark Center, 272 Southpark Center, Strongsville, OH
Johnny Rockets' national chain of burger joints is a great dining choice for kids. The tabletop juke boxes play a tune for a nickel (with kid-friendly music that won't make you wa...
Location: 2100 Center Road, Avon, OH
Location: 7151 South Main Street, Chagrin Falls, OH
In business at this location for more than 35 years, Chagrin Valley Roller Rink is an institution; just ask parents in Cleveland's eastern 'burbs. After school open skate sessions and special ...
Location: 13409 Smith Road, Southland Shopping Center, Cleveland, OH
If you've never played laser tag, here's a tip: the name Lazer Xtreme really does describe the activities here. Expect special sound and lighting effects and fog, and lots of high-energy player...
Location: 56 Library Street, First and Main, Hudson, OH
Bear on the Square lets customers stuff, customize, and accessorize a new bear friend. The shop carries Boyd bears and has a HUGE selection of unique bear outfits at reasonable prices.
Location: 7967 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH
This 65-acre park features a Community Recreation Center with barrier-free access, an outdoor pool with a drop water slide, an All People's Playground, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, lighted...