38 Fun Things to Do In Cleveland, Ohio This Summer
My list of 38 fun things to do in Cleveland, Ohio this summer is the perfect list for those who still want to have fun but also stay safe during this pandemic. While Cleveland and Ohio has mandated mask-wearing in public places and still encourages social distancing, summer looks a little different this year. That doesn’t mean you still can’t have fun.
I’ve curated a summer wish list below of some of my favorite things to do around town as well as some new experiences. I know it’s hard to not enjoy summer the way we’re all used to, but I hope my list of 38 fun things to do in Cleveland, Ohio this summer gives you the inspiration to enjoy your summer to the fullest!
Disclaimer: My list of 38 Fun things to do in Cleveland, Ohio this summer was curated to find some of the safer summer options I could find. While these activities feel relatively safe to enjoy, I encourage you to use your best judgment. If a place looks too busy, consider visiting another time.
Enjoy Our Many Beautiful Parks
O Hike the ledges and find all the waterfalls at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Lake Erie Love - Fun Times By Our Mini-Ocean
O Hunt for beach glass and pretty stones on the shores of Lake Erie.
O Sit on the stairs in Voinovich Park and enjoy the Lake Erie and City views.
O Take a day trip out to Mentor’s Headlands Beach State Park for the largest stretch of natural sand in Ohio. This ocean-like beach also boasts life found only in the Atlantic Ocean!
O Try out stand up paddleboarding on Lake Erie or one of the rivers.
Culture and Learning - Explore Our Many Museums
Read about our experience visiting the Cleveland Museum of Art during the pandemic.
Check Out Local Landmarks New + Old
O Drive around town and get great photos of landmarks, sculptures, and cool architecture while there aren’t as many people out and about to get in your way. The Worlds Largest Outdoor Chandelier and Rubber Stamp, Guardians of Traffic, Haserot Angel, just to name a few.
O Visit and photograph all of the Cleveland Script Signs.
O Find all of the murals around the neighborhoods and downtown for the best photo-ops.
Enjoy The Yummy Side of Cleveland
O Eat tacos at Hola Tacos at their socially distanced outdoor patio in Lakewood or get them to go.
The The Inside Out
Or Be A Little Indoorsy (It's OK!)
O Can’t get outside? Check out many of the virtual resources in Cleveland.
Road Trip Worthy Destinations
O Take a day trip and explore the Toledo Metroparks, only a 2-hour drive from Downtown Cleveland.
Explore Ohio's Weird and Unique Side
There you have it, my list of 38 fun things to do in Cleveland, Ohio this summer. Have any suggestions to add to the list? Let me know below in the comments section. Have fun, be safe, and enjoy the summer my friends.