Things To Do In Cleveland With Kids: Outdoor Adventures!

With spring nearing, every Mother and her family are looking for plans to make as soon as the weather gets nice, just like you and me! This list is Things To Do In Cleveland With Kids outdoors that are not playgrounds.

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Things to do in Cleveland with kids:

  • The Homestead Animal Sanctuary
    • The Homestead offers private tours on historic 1852 Brecksville property for small groups. The Property’s original 1860’s barn still stands. The tour is one hour where you can learn about the animals and the history of the of the property. They also offer small group, field trip and celebration tours. They make sure these tours are educational and fun yet respectful of the animal’s space.
  • Memphis Kiddie Park
    • Celebrating kids since 1952, Memphis Kiddie Park is America’s Oldest Kiddieland. Kiddie rides, mini golf, concession stand snacks and food are some of the fun things to do here. They also have free parking and are a pay-as-you-go park. Each ride is one ticket. They also host birthday parties.
  • Cleveland Zoo
    • Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Check out the zoo for an array of animals, some great exercise and a little bit of play in the playground!
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • Although this is partially indoors, it has plenty of things to explore outside. A Getaway Garden, Perennial Garden, Restorative, Inspiration, Japanese, Rose Garden, Geis Terrace, Topiary, Woodland, Herb, As the 12th largest public garden in the country. Connecting people with the wonder, beauty, and value of trees and plants.
  • Swings-N-Things
    • Go karts, mini golf, bumper boats, outdoor laser tag and batting cages are just some of the fun things to do at Swings-N-Things! They also host birthday parties and group visits.
  • Holden Arboretum
    • Step into the amass beauty of nature. You can climb all the way to the top of Kalberer Emergent Tower, walk over the Murch Canopy Walk and venture through a plethora of wildflower gardens. They also have a butterfly garden to view with wonderment.
  • Lake Metroparks Farmpark (Kirtland)
    • ake Metroparks Farmpark is open 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday (closed Monday). Advance tickets/reservations are not required for general admissions. Lake Metroparks Farmpark is a working farm and education center located in Kirtland, Ohio. Opened in 1990, the farm is located on 235 acres with fields, gardens, and standard farm buildings, devoted to agriculture and farming. Farmpark’s mission is to provide a connection to our agricultural roots while helping people understand where our food and clothing come from. Farmpark features dairy cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, horses, alpacas, and goats, a plant science center, farm machinery exhibits, playground and more. Horse or tractor-drawn wagons provide visitors rides to all destinations throughout the park. Wagons are handicap accessible. Daily activities include demonstrations and educational programs related to farming and gardening. Special events occurring on a monthly basis include: Ice Festival, Maple Sugaring Weekends, HorseFest, Vintage Ohio Wine Festival, Fall Harvest Weekends and more.
  • Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, Inc. (Ravenna)
    • may 1 – oct 31. Price of admission awards you a personal guided tour with a group of up to six (6) people.  You have the opportunity to meet the animals up-close and personal. Hear their stories. Give the piggies a belly rub. Pet the mini horses. Meet an ex-cockfighting rooster. And most importantly learn how you can make a difference!
  • Cleveland Sports
    • Check out the Cleveland Guardians for a game or see a pre-season football game!
  • Cedar Point
    • Drive out to the Lake Eerie shore for some fun! Roller coasters for littles and bigger kids, a family friendly snake river expedition, summer splashes and so much more!
  • Have a favorite Things To Do In Cleveland With Kids outdoors? Let us know in the comments!
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