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[ AMUSEMENT PARKS ]
Castaway Bay 2001 Cleveland Road, Sandusky, 419-627-2500, castawaybay.com. This Caribbean-themed resort features 237 hotel rooms and a 38,000-square-foot indoor water park. » Day pass $29, call for availability.
Cedar Point 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, 419-627-2350, cedarpoint.com. The new Rougarou floorless coaster dives down 137 feet at 60 mph for a wild ride. Other coasters include the 310-foot-tall Millennium Force and 120-mph Top Thrill Dragster. Challenge Park and Soak City are on the premise. Through Nov. 1 (times vary). » $49.99-$59.99, 2 and under are free. Parking $15.
Great Wolf Lodge 4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, 419-609-6000, greatwolflodge.com. Features 271 suites, an outdoor pool and an indoor entertainment area with a water park. » Call for reservations. No day pass.
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, 419-433-7200, kalahariresorts.com. America's largest indoor water park. This African-themed resort features a safari outdoor adventure park with a ropes course, climbing wall and animal park with giraffes and red kangaroos, the bodysurfing FlowRider and nearly 900 guest rooms. Plus eight restaurants and bars, shopping and more. » Day pass $45-$54, order online.
Memphis Kiddie Park 10340 Memphis Ave, Brooklyn, 216-941-5995, memphiskiddiepark.com. Eleven amusement rides for children, a concession stand, arcade and miniature golf course. » Open daily at 10 a.m. Prices for rides vary.
Pioneer Waterland & Dry Fun Park 10661 Kile Road, Chardon, 440-285-0909, pioneerwaterland.com. Slides, paddleboats, activity pool, Kiddie Waterland, Tot-Land, go-karts, mini golf, batting cages and more. » Open 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends. $10.95-$20.95, children under 40 inches tall are free. Parking $4. Go-karts not included in admission.
Soak City 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, 419-627-2350, soakcitycp.com. Attractions include a half-million-gallon wave pool and the Zoom Floom, a 76-foot-tall waterslide.» Times vary. $34.99 admission. Parking $15.
Wildwater Kingdom 1100 Squires Road, Aurora, 330-562-8303, wildwaterfun.com. A 60-foot-tall, 253-foot-long funnel slide and 390,000-gallon tidal wave pool are some of this water park's highlights. » Times vary. $15.99-$32.99. Parking $10.
[ ARTS ]
Actors' Summit 103 S High St, Akron, 330-374-7568, actorssummit.org. Akron's professional theater located in the 98-year-old Greystone Hall celebrates legendary musician Patsy Cline in June. » Check website info.
Akron Civic Theatre 182 S Main St, Akron, 330-253-2488, akroncivic.com. The 2,600-seat theater features Shrek the Musical June 14 and Lucy Wang's Chinese Girls Don't Swear July 23. » Check website for showtimes and ticket prices.
Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, 216-521-2540, beckcenter.org. Presents musicals, comedies and dramas. The Beck Center houses art galleries featuring local and regional artists and offers comprehensive arts education programming such as dance, music, theater, visual arts and creative arts therapies. » Call for showtimes. $12-$29 (plus $3 service fee per ticket).
Beachland Ballroom & Tavern 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, 216-383-1124, beachlandballroom.com. National touring acts and local talent keep this venue as lively as its '50s music club roots. Come see Ray Flanagan & the Authorities June 13 or burlesque icon Dirty Martini June 19. » Check website for showtimes and prices.
Blank Canvas Theatre 1305 W 78th St, Suite 211, Cleveland, 440-941-0458, blankcanvastheatre.com. Stages comedies, dramas, musicals and sketch comedy shows. » Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. $18.
Blossom Music Center 1145 W Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-920-8040, Ticketmaster 800-745-3000, livenation.com; Cleveland Orchestra tickets 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141. The summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra and a tour stop for national acts ranging from rock to jazz. » Visit website for schedule.
Cain Park 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights, 216-371-3000 park, 216-291-5796 office, cainpark.com. Performing arts center with outdoor theater and an art festival. » Visit website for schedule.
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre 40 River St, Chagrin Falls, 440-247-8955, cvlt.org. As one of the nation's oldest community theaters, it stages plays and musicals, and offers youth theater education. » 2 & 8 p.m. $14-$20.
Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque 11141 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216-421-7450, cia.edu/cinematheque. Foreign, classic and indie movies that you can't see anywhere else in the city. » $9 unless otherwise noted, members, anyone under 25 and CIA students, faculty and staff $7; second film same day $7. Beginning Aug. 1, located at the George Gund Building (11610 Euclid Ave, Cleveland).
The Cleveland Orchestra 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-231-1111, clevelandorchestra.com. Critically acclaimed worldwide, the orchestra performs summer weekend concerts at Blossom Music Center. » Visit website for schedule and ticket prices.
Dancing Wheels Co. & School Cleveland Masonic Auditorium, 3615 Euclid Ave, Third Floor, Cleveland, 216-432-0306, dancingwheels.org. Arts and dance company for those with and without disabilities. » Check website for performance times and prices.
E.J. Thomas Hall 198 Hill St, Akron, 330-972-7570, uaevents.com. The University of Akron hosts comedy, dance and drama performances. Hall & Oates perform June 24 and Dancing with the Stars Live! Aug. 8. »Check website for showtimes and prices.
Grog Shop 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd, Cleveland Heights, 216-321-5588, grogshop.gs. Corner bar turned music club features up-and-coming musicians as well as more well-known acts. » Check website for schedule and prices.
House of Blues 308 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-523-2583, houseofblues.com/cleveland.This renowned venue, where "music meets the soul," features national touring acts Juicy J June 8 and Neon Trees July 17. » Times and prices vary.
Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica 2014 Sycamore St, Cleveland, 216-622-6557, livenation.com. Outdoor concert venue on Cuyahoga River hosts performances by Wheels of Soul, Cake and more. » Times and prices vary.
Music Box Supper Club 1148 Main Ave, Cleveland, 216-242-1250, musicboxcle.com. The two-story concert venue with a restaurant features local and national talent. This summer, see Popa Chubby, Graham Parker & the Rumour and Trevor Hall. » Times and prices vary.
Near West Theatre 6702 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, 216-961-6391, nearwesttheatre.org. Broadway shows housed in the new Gordon Square Arts District building decorated with colorful graffiti mural. Catch Hair from July 24 through Aug. 9. » Check website for showtimes. $8-$20.
Odeon Concert Club 1295 Old River Road, Cleveland, 216-574-2525,livenation.com or ticketmaster.com. Reopening after nine years, this concert venue hosts heavy metal bands and other genres. » Times and prices vary.
Playhouse Square 1501 Euclid Ave, Suite 200, Cleveland, 216-771-4444, box office 216-241-6000, playhousesquare.org. Playhouse Square's theaters spotlight a variety of performances, including DanceCleveland, Great Lakes Theater Festival, the Broadway Series and more. Recent renovations include the world's largest outdoor chandelier. » Call for ticket information.
Something Dada 1900 Superior Ave, Suite 120, Cleveland, 216-696-4242 office, 216-521-2540 tickets, somethingdada.com. Improvisation and audience interaction mean that every show is entirely different from the last. Opens in July at the Beck Center for the Arts. »Call for showtimes and tickets.
Verb Ballets 3445 Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Heights, 216-397-3757, verbballets.org. The contemporary dance company performs at the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival Aug. 7 and 8, Arts in August in Tremont Aug. 15 and more. » Check website for times and prices.
Weathervane Playhouse 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, 330-836-2626, weathervaneplayhouse.com. The community theater features performances on both big and small stages and offers acting classes and lessons. See the musical Oklahoma! June 4-28 and the fun 8x10 TheatreFest July 10-12. » Times vary. $10-$25.
[ BEACHES ]
East Harbor State Park 1169 N Buck Road, Lakeside-Marblehead, 419-734-4424, eastharborstatepark.org. Features a 1,500-foot sand beach with a large inflatable beach slide. »Daily dawn to dusk.
Edgewater Park 6616 W Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, 216-635-3200, clevelandmetroparks.com. A 900-foot swimming beach, two picnic pavilions and a playground. » Daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Euclid Beach Park Lakeshore Boulevard east of East 156th Street, Cleveland, 216-635-3200, clevelandmetroparks.com. A 650-foot beach, shaded picnic areas, observation pier and pavilion. »Daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach 301 Huntington Beach Drive, Fairport Harbor, 440-639-9972, lakemetroparks.com. This sandy beach features kayaking, canoeing, a dog swim area, and benches and picnic tables. »Daily 6 a.m.-11p.m.
Headlands Beach State Park 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor, 440-466-8400, parks.ohiodnr.gov/headlandsbeach. A mile-long natural sand beach, picnic area and walking trails. »Daily dawn to dusk.
Huntington Beach 28649 Lake Road, US Route 6, Cleveland, 440-331-8635, clevelandmetroparks.com. One half-mile beach with picnic areas, swings and sand volleyball. »Daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Kelleys Island State Park 920 Division St, Kelleys Island, 440-746-2546, parks.ohiodnr.gov/kelleysisland. Features 100-foot swimming beach, 1-mile hiking trail and two picnic areas. »Daily dawn to dusk.
Nickel Plate Beach Nickel Plate Drive at Nickel Plate Ave (off Tiffin Avenue), Huron, 419-433-8487, ohiodnr.com. A 12.3-acre beach with three beach volleyball courts and a playground. »Parking $5.
Villa Angela and Wildwood Park Lakeshore Boulevard at East 174th Street, Cleveland, 216-635-3200, clevelandmetroparks.com. Scenic boardwalk, fishing pier and 900-foot sandy beach. »Daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
[ DRIVE-INS ]
Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In Theatre 33395 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville, 440-327-9595, autoramadrivein.com. Owned and operated by the Sherman family for three generations, it honors the past with classic films on Retro Tuesdays. » Open daily after Memorial Day. $9 adults, $4 children 4-11, free children 3 and younger.
Magic City Drive-In Theatre 5602 S Cleveland Massillon Road, Barberton, 330-825-4333, magiccitydrive-in.com. With two screens and new digital projection, it shows double features and has a concession stand selling popcorn, frozen lemonade and more. » $18 per car.
Mayfield Road Drive-In Theatre 12100 state Route 322, Chardon, 440-286-7173, funflick.com. Open since 1945, it has room for 350 cars and offers a full concession stand. » Box office opens 7:30 p.m. Reserve a spot online. $20 per car.
Midway Twin Drive-In Theatre 2736 state Route 59, Ravenna, 330-296-9829, funflick.com. With the same owner of Mayfield Road Drive-In Theatre, this drive-in carters to families with double features rain or shine. » Box office opens 7:30 p.m. Reserve a spot online. $20 per car.
[ MUSEUMS ]
Akron Art Museum 1 S High St, Akron, 330-376-9185, akronartmuseum.org. Art from 1850 to the present. »Wed & Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $7, $5 seniors, students with valid ID, free members and children under 17. Free on Thu.
Children's Museum of Cleveland 10730 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-791-7114, clevelandchildrensmuseum.org. Hands-on discovery and learning center. The Healthier Ever After exhibit is open through August and explores the body, exercise and nutrition. »Daily 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. $8, free children 11 months and under.
Cleveland Hungarian Museum Galleria at Erieview 1309 East Ninth St, Cleveland, 216-523-3900, clevelandhungarianmuseum.org. Celebrate the history and culture of Hungarians in Northeast Ohio. The newest exhibit, The End of the Cold War, examines the period after WWII and until 1989 during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. »Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free events but donations welcome.
Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216-421-7350, clevelandart.org. Recently completed $350 million renovation and expansion with fresh atrium and west wing. »Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed & Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, 216-231-4600, cmnh.org. Ohio's largest and oldest natural history museum exhibits The World's Largest Dinosaurs from June 6 to Jan. 3. »Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. $10-$14, free kids 2 and under, $7 Wed evenings.
Dunham Tavern Museum 6709 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-431-1060, dunhamtavern.org. History museum where visitors can experience what life was like for early Ohio settlers and travelers. Oldest building in Cleveland still standing in its original site. »Wed & Sun 1-4 p.m. Grounds open dawn to dusk. $3, $2 children.
Great Lakes Science Center 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, 216-694-2000, greatscience.com. The center features hundreds of interactive exhibits and an Omnimax theater.» Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. Visit website for prices, free members and children under 2.
Hale Farm & Village 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, 877-425-3326, halefarm.org. This outdoor history museum lets visitors experience mid-19th-century life with demonstrations such as candlemaking.» Daily June-Aug. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat and Sun Sept.-Oct. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10, $5 children 3-12, free kids under 3 and members. Check website for map.
International Women's Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N Marginal Road, Room 165, Cleveland, 216-623-1111,iwasm.org. Showcases the history and contributions of women in aviation and space. »Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Free.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, 216-593-0575, maltzmuseum.org. Pays tribute to the Jewish-American story with state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, films, oral histories, photos and artifacts.» Tue, Thu, Fri & Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat noon-5 p.m. $5-$12, free kids under 5 and members.
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-421-8671, mocacleveland.org. International, national and regional contemporary artists complemented by lectures, special events and more. »Tue-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $5-$8, free kids under 6 and members, and first Sat of month.
Old Stone Church 91 Public Square, Cleveland, 216-241-6145, oldstonechurch.org. The gallery features local, regional and national art that reflects the life and spirit of downtown Cleveland. Stained-glass windows and the architecture of the church also provide an aesthetic to please the history buff. » Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, 330-456-8207, profootballhof.com. Celebrates the heroes and defining moments of professional football. Special events include the Gold Jacket 5K June 7 and the NFL/Hall of Fame Game Aug. 9. »Daily 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (5 p.m. after Labor Day). $17-$24, free children 5 and under. Parking $10.
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