Places to Go in Cleveland, OH

Taking a day off from class?
Enjoy one of these active adventure destinations in Cleveland.


1. Chagrin Falls

This charming town is tucked away among winding, hilly roads and a network of state-protected parks 20 minutes east of Cleveland. The small town square, lined with shops and restaurants, is a great place to grab a bite to eat, take a walk, and gaze over the nearby waterfall.

2. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109

Experience animals and habitats from all over the world right in your city’s backyard. What makes this zoo special? It’s home to one of the largest collection of primates.

3. Rocky River Reservation

24000 Valley Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44070

Woodland park split by the Rocky River, offering hiking trails with bird and deer sightings.

4. Cleveland Botanical Garden

11030 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106

This city treasure is home to ten acres of gardens and a greenhouse which hosts plant and animal life from two separate biomes — great for a casual day of strolling.

5. Edgewater Park

Cleveland, OH 44102

The 147 acre Edgewater Park is the westernmost park in Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation. Edgewater Park features 9000 feet of shoreline, dog and swim beaches, boat ramps, fishing pier, picnic areas and grills and a rentable pavilion.


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