Rainy Day Activities in Cleveland
Hey, Cleveland! The weather stinks today, but we’ve listed a bunch of cool spots you can visit to stay dry! Maybe Summer will show up soon.. until then, enjoy exploring inside.
If you want to be active:
Play: CLE - offers an indoor ropes course, zip-line, climbing walls, ninja warrior course + more.
Putt Putt at Punch Bowl Social - An indoor, Nordic themed mini-golf course that starts and ends at their bar. $9 per game, per person.
Take a cooking class at Stir - Whether you're a Michelin-starred chef, a smoke-alarming toast burner, or just a love bird trying to impress a special someone, you're welcome at stir.
SkyZone - Cleveland has two locations in Westlake and Highland Heights. Both locations offer open jump, Foam Zone & SkySlam, Skyfitness classes, and Ultimate Dodgeball.
Scene75 - entertainment centers with indoor attractions including: Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Arcade, Bouncing & more.
If you want to learn something new:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History - Known as a great place for families and children, the Museum is also a center for world-class scientific research.
Cleveland Whiskey Tour - Find out what Cleveland Whiskey does to set themselves apart from the rest of the industry. Taste some of the unique spirits that Cleveland Whiskey has out on the market.
Western Reserve Distillers Tour - Take a Tour of Western Reserve Distillers, Ohio’s only organic craft distillery, and sample their spirits.
Cleveland History Center - Experience Cleveland like never before at the Cleveland History Center, headquarters for the Western Reserve Historical Society(WRHS).
If you want to experience the arts:
Cleveland Museum of Art - Visiting the museum's collections is always FREE to the public. Some special exhibitions may carry a charge.
MOCA - FREE & open to all.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
If you want to experience the outdoors, indoors:
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - climb aboard for excursion trips through Peninsula, Ohio in the Cuyahoga Valley, primarily through the scenic Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium - stop in and meet intriguing aquatic life from the Great Lakes and colorful sea creatures from around the globe.
Cleveland Botanical Gardens - experience an ever-changing urban escape where you'll find enrichment and inspiration through fabulous gardens and an exotic Glasshouse.
The RainForest at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - walk into a space showcasing more than 10,000 plants and over 600 animals from the jungles of Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Nature Centers at Cleveland Metroparks
Extras for the kiddos:
The Children's Museum - help your children learn through play using innovative exhibits and programs designed for all children from birth to age 8.
Play Grounds - a coffee shop for adults to come enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a snack while children enjoy playing together nearby.
Great Lakes Science Center - GLSC encourages curiosity through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, DOME Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather.