There’s never a shortage of things to do in Northeast Ohio!
From Blossom Music Center, to the Cleveland Museum of Art, to the Twins Days Festival, to the world-famous Rock and Roll and Pro Football halls of fame and much more, here’s a sampling of some of the many reasons to pay the area a visit.

Cleveland Metroparks
Zoo
Location: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland

Phone: 216-661-6500

Description: Thousands of animals are spread across nearly 200 acres. The zoo includes the Rainforest, African Elephant Crossing, Australian Adventure and, the newest feature, Asian Highlands. Admission is $14.95, or $12.95 for those 62 and older, $10.95 for children 2 to 11.

Website: clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo


Akron Zoo
Location: 505 Euclid Ave., Akron

Phone: 330-375-2550

Description: the Akron Zoo is perfect for an afternoon of animal exploration. Highlights include Penguin Point, Tiger Valley, Farmland, the Conservation Carousel and Komodo Kingdom.

Website: www.akronzoo.org


Cleveland Botanical
Garden
Location: 11030 east Blvd., Cleveland

Phone: 216-721-1600

Description: This urban oasis includes both indoor and outdoor spaces. Highlights include the Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse, the Japanese Garden and the Hershey Children’s Garden, with many family-friendly activities.

Website: cbgarden.org


Holden Arboretum
Location: 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland

Phone: 440-946-4400

Description: Explore the 3,600 acres of one of the largest botanical gardens
in the United States. The newest features are Murch Canopy Walk — a 500-foot-long elevated walkway built 65 feet above the forest floor — and Kalberer Tower, which rises 120 feet.

Website:  holdenarb.org


Blossom Music Center
Location: 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls

Phone: 330-920-8040 for Live Nation concerts, 216-231-1111 for Cleveland Orchestra concerts

Description: This outdoor venue is home to the Cleveland Orchestra in the summer, and hosts a variety of different concerts hosted by Live Nation. The amphitheater
seats 5,700, with room for another 13,500 on the lawn.

Website:  clevelandorchestra.com for orchestra concerts, livenation.com for other concerts


‘Trumpet in the Land’
Location: Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre, 1600 Trumpet Drive N.E., New Philadelphia

Phone: 330-339-1132

When: June 14-Aug. 17

Description: Paul Green’s “Trumpet in the Land” tells the true story of Moravian
missionary David Zeisberger and his Christian Indian followers as they struggle to maintain their settlement in the years leading up to the Revolutionary War. Other shows also are staged at the ampitheatre in the summer and fall.

Website:  trumpetintheland.com


Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame
Location: 1100 E. 9th St., Cleveland

Phone: 216-781-7625

Description: Serves as a tribute to the Rock and Roll scene, with exhibits that pay tribute to a variety of music artists and themes. Visitors can see a multitude of costumes, instruments, personal memorabilia and more from music artists and bands. The Rock Hall also sponsors concerts, movies and other community events.

Website: rockhall.com


Pro Football
Hall of Fame
Location: 2121 George Halas Drive N.W., Canton

Phone: 330-456-8207

Description: The Prof Football Hall of Fame is not far from where the
National Football League was founded in 1920. Highlights include the Hall of Fame Gallery, where more than 300 bronze busts of inductees are on display. Events the venue sponsors includes the Fame Enshrinement Festival, which culminates in an enshrinement ceremony for new inductees.

Website:  profootballhof.com


Cleveland Museum
of Art

Location: 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland

Phone: 216-421-7350

Description: The Cleveland Art Museum has renowned collections
spanning thousands of years. The museum also hosts a concert series, film screenings and lectures.

Website:  clevelandart.org


Butler Institute
of American Art
Location: 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown

Phone: 330-743-1107

Description: This art museum was the first in the world to focus exclusively on American art. Popular pieces include “Snap the Whip” by Winslow Homer, “Pennsylvania Coal Town” by Edward Hopper and “Lincoln the Railsplitter” by Norman Rockwell.

Website: butlerart.com


Cleveland Indians
Progressive Field
Location: 2401 Ontario St., Cleveland

Phone: 216-420-4487

Description: The home stadium of the Cleveland Indians. Includes the Kids Clubhouse and children’s activities, the Terrace Club, a team shop and more.

Website:  www.mlb.com/indians


Akron RubberDucks
Location: Canal Park, 300 S. Main St.,
Akron

Phone: 330-253-5151

Description: The Cleveland Indians’ Class AA affiliate.

Website:  www.akronrubberducks.com


Lake County Captains
Location: Classic Park, 35300 Vine St., Eastlake

Phone: 440-975-8085

Description: The Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.

Website: www.captainsbaseball.com


Mahoning Valley
Scrappers
Location: 111 Eastwood Mall Blvd, Niles

Phone: 330-505-0000

Description: This affiliate of the Cleveland Indians plays at Eastwood Field in Niles.

Website: www.mvscrappers.com


The Lake Erie Crushers
Location: Sprenger Stadium, 2009 Baseball Blvd, Avon

Phone: 440-934-3636

Description: Part of the independent Frontier League.

Website:  www.lakeeriecrushers.com


Twins Day Festival
Location: various places in Twinsburg

Phone: 330-425-3652

When: Aug. 2-4

Description: This annual event is the largest gathering of twins (and other multiples) in the world, drawing thousands of twins (plus thousands of non-twins) every year. Popular events include look-alike (and least-alike) contests, talent shows and more.

Website: twinsdays.org


Duck Tape Festival
Location: 3701 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Avon

Phone: 866-818-1116

When: June 13-15

Description: Celebrate duct tape in the hometown of Duck Brand. Activities include a duct tape fashion show, duct tape arts and crafts, a parade, entertainment and more.

Website: ducktapefestival.com


Cy Young Days Festival
Location: Various locations in downtown Newcomerstown

Phone: 740-498-5261

When: June 21-23

Description: Celebrate baseball — and one of the sport’s all-time best players — in Cy Young’s hometown. This annual festival includes a
parade, music, displays, plus a Vintage Base Ball Tournament.

Website: cyyoungdaysfestival.com


D-Day Conneaut
Location: Conneaut Township Park, 480 Lake Road, Conneaut

When: Aug. 15-17

Description: More than 1,800 re-enactors are expected on the south shore of Lake Erie for this annual event, the largest D-Day re-enactment in the United States. Activities include mock battles, living-history displays, demonstrations, seminars and more.

Website: ddayohio.us


Debonne Vineyards
Location: 7840 Doty Road, Madison

Phone: 440-466-3485

Description: the largest estate winery in Ohio, with 175 acres
of vineyards and three-dozen varieties of wine for purchase.

Website:  debonne.com


Kosicek Vineyards
Location: 636 Route 534, Harpersfield

Phone: 440-361-4573

Description: Founded in 2012,it won “Best of
Show” in the Ohio Wine Competition for its 2016 Traminette.

Website: kosicekvineyards.com


Great Lakes Brewing
Location: 2516 Market Ave., Cleveland

Phone: 216-771-4404

Description: Craft beer drinkers have plenty of choices in Northeast Ohio, including industry patriarch Great Lakes Brewing Co. The 30-year
veteran in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood is just west of downtown in the city’s burgeoning brewery district.

Website:  greatlakesbrewing.com


Cuyahoga Valley
National Park

Phone: 330-657-2752

Description: Ohio’s only national park encompasses 33,000 acres between Akron and Cleveland, with numerous opportunities for outdoor fun. Among the many popular activities: biking along the Ohio and Erie
Canal Towpath Trail, hiking some of the park’s 100-plus miles of trails and hopping aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, which travels straight through the park.

Website: nps.gov/cuva


Mohican State Park
Location: 3116 Route 3, Loudonville

Phone: 419-994-5125

Description: The 1,110-acre Mohican State Park and the adjacent 4,525-acre state forest offer many opportunities for visitors to explore one of Ohio’s most stunning natural regions. Highlights include scenic hiking, mountain-
bike trails, horseback riding and canoeing along the Mohican River and its tributaries.

Website: parks.ohiodnr.gov/mohican


Tree Frog Canopy Tours
Location: 21899 Wally Road, Glenmont

Phone: 740-599-2662

Description: With seven zip lines, two rappels and two sky bridges that
crisscross the forest, adventurers have ample options from which to choose.

Website: treefrogcanopytours.com


Common Ground
Canopy Tours
Location: 14240 Baird Road, Oberlin

Phone: 440-707-2044

Description: Soar through the treetops near Oberlin on this canopy tour, which includes seven zip lines and three sky bridges.

Website: commongroundcenter.org/canopy-tours


Lake Erie Canopy Tours
Location: Geneva State Park, 4888 North Broadway, Geneva-on-the-Lake

Phone: 866-601-1973

Description: The newest attraction in Geneva-on-the-Lake includes 60-foot towers and sky bridges along Lake Erie’s shoreline. There are courses and activities for children as young as 4 and adults.

Website: lakeeriecanopytours.com

Hocking Hills Canopy Tours
Location: 10714 Jackson St, Rockbridge

Phone: 1-800-Hocking

Description: Hocking Hills Canopy Tours has more than 50 ziplines and other outdoor adventures for the whole family. Their lines range from the kid-friendly Dragonfly to the extreme X-Tour.

Website: https://www.hockinghillscanopytours.com/