Here in Cleveland, we know a thing or two about snow boots, parkas and mittens. And, while some of us love to boo-hoo over less-than-perfect weather, the rest of us just pile on the layers and keep busy at many of Cleveland’s indoor attractions. Flip Old Man Winter the bird at these inside locations …
It’s Cold; Stay Inside
Designed for novices and speed demons alike, BOSS PRO-Karting in Brookpark lets drivers go full Cole Trickle at the area’s only high-speed indoor/outdoor karting facility. Even better, there’s live timing to keep your bragging rights in check.
Think of Adrenaline Monkey in Warrensville Heights as a pumped-up “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, offering ninja-style and Parkour courses, climbing walls and aerial ropes. (And if you’d rather monkey around playing video games, the on-site arcade is pretty rad, too.)
From Ninja Warriors to newbies, Play:CLE in Avon has something for everyone when it comes to indoor fun and fitness. The country’s largest indoor adventure park comes replete with zipline, climbing walls, a ropes course, and (wait for it) a Ninja Warrior course.
Bars That’ll Warm You Up
What started as an idea on a patio in Bordeaux has become a hip new wine shop and bar in Detroit Shoreway’s Gordon Square Arts District. Flight Cleveland offers 29 wines on tap, local draft beers and a 400-bottle shop for vino-on-the-go.
This newer cozy brewery and pub opened in September in the historic former home of Baehr Brewing (built in 1866), located in the heart of Ohio City. Filled with nooks and crannies, the quaint brewery prominently features session-style beers and, as the name implies, a wealth of reading material.