Dads, few things in life will impact our kids more than spending some quality time creating lifelong memories with them. So why not spoil your kids with a family day exploring all that Cleveland has to offer? Be the hero of the day by planning an action-packed adventure with your kids while saving money at these Cleveland-area attractions.
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Start your day with a brisk walking tour around historic downtown with Tours of Cleveland. Get the stories behind the city’s most famous landmarks, including Public Square, Playhouse Square and the Cleveland Federal Reserve, just for starters. Reservations are required, so book your walking tour online today.
Cleveland has no shortage of learning opportunities, including our love of sports like baseball. The Baseball Heritage Museum walks you through the city’s diverse baseball history and heritage. Located at historic League Park, the museum is free to visit (donations accepted) and open on Friday through Sunday.
Take a break from your adventure for lunch at Tommy’s. It doesn’t matter if your kids are notoriously picky eaters. They will love the food at Tommy’s. The endless menu features something for everyone, including gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian fare. And everything on the menu is good.
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You can’t plan a day in CLE without enjoying some quality time on the shoreline. Cleveland boasts several prime locales along Lake Erie, with few spots finer than Edgewater Park. Catch some rays on the beach, swim and splash in the water, or expend more energy on the park’s playground. Stop at Edgewater Beach House for a quick treat or beverage.
Look, you and I know that we parents have no chance of beating our kids at most modern video games. To level the playing field, head over to Tabletop Board Game Cafe for a chance to destroy your kids at the games you grew up playing. With over 1,200 games to choose from, it’s time to display your skills and restore gaming order in your household. Make sure to grab a S’more or flatbread pizza as the spoils of your hard-earned victory.
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End your day on a high note with a sweet treat in the Gordon Square Arts District. You can’t go wrong with a trip to Brewnuts, which features some of the biggest (and best) donuts in the Land. Or head to nearby Mason's Creamery for housemade, small batches of ice cream in a variety of unique flavors (try the taro root, trust us).