Summer Bucket List



There is so much I want to do this summer that I created a Summer Bucket List. I want to appreciate Northeast Ohio a little more and really enjoy this summer so I have researching some places to check out plus in addition to some things we have talked about doing but never gotten around to. I tried to get a mix of kid and adult activities (but Lincoln will be accompanying us on most of these trips.)

This may be completely unreasonable and is not set in stone. I love to plan so I wanted to get a list going and I will just call it a work in progress. I plan on giving updates and sharing what we do or don’t accomplish and how the list evolves over the Summer. When I say Summer I am basically referring to the months where it is warm enough to enjoy being outside in Northeast Ohio :)

I’m going to break this up into a couple of different categories. Clearly doing something that is five minutes away is going to be much easier than anything that is an hour away or more. We’ve actually already started working through the list so I already can cross off a couple of things.


To Do- In Cuyahoga Falls
Play in the fountain downtown
Go to a Friday night concert downtown
Italian Fest
Waterworks
Keyser Barn Summer Concert Series
Concert at Blossom
Cuyahoga Falls Library
Local playgrounds
Wading Pools
Riverfront Cruise In
Kids Carnival (7/23)


To do- Close By
Fishcreek Road Firehouse Park
Rubber Ducks Game
Hale Farm
Akron Zoo
Stow Library
Visit as many Metroparks as possible for biking and hiking
Explore the Cuyahoga Valley National Park trails
Stan Hywet- Done

To Do- 30 minutes plus
Great Lakes Science Center
Natural History Museum
Botanical Gardens
Cleveland Zoo
Headlands Beach
Indians game
Cleveland Flea
Cleveland Aquarium
Holden Arboretum
Cleveland Children's Museum
Stearns Homestead Farm (Parma)
Malabar Farm (Lucas)
Lake Metroparks Farmpark (Kirtland)
Hinkley Reservation
Preston Hope Playground (Beechwood)

Restaurants to Try
Laziza
Newdle Bar
Flipside
Lager and Vine
Red Tomato Grill
Nuevo Modern Mexican and Tequila Bar
Katsu sushi
Moe’s Restaurant
The Wine Mill Winery
Kiflis Restaurant and Bakery
Flurys Café
Darby’s Done

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