Lakewood Park and Playground

🎈Lakewood park after errands. Swipe to see the amazing playground! One of Ben’s favorites but we don’t get to come often. So fun but one of the busiest with an epic treehouse-like climbing area. {It was way busier than pictured today - not sure how I got pics with no people in it! 😅 and @clewithkids confirmed…

The Cleveland Botanical Garden is offering discounted admission now through February 7th, 2021

The Cleveland Botanical garden is offering discounted admission now through February 7th. Indoor glasshouse and outdoor garden are open. Reservation required. They will be closed from Feb 8th-12th. “Holden Forest & Gardens will open one of its most popular annual experiences Orchids Forever at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The show…

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11 Apple Orchards near Akron, OH

We usually don’t look into picking apples until mid of September but since almost all things are off with timing this year and you might just want a heads up Here are some of the farms we frequent over the years. Please google and call ahead to make sure of the activities and hours! Patterson…

Chill Ice Cream | Downtown Akron

30 N High St. Akron, OH 44308www.chill-icecream.com We parked on High Street and took the steps down to the shop. Ube Coconut. So glad to have found my favorite flavor closer to home. I took a picture of this and forgot the ice cream case 🙈 “Strawberry lemonade” “The door is open, mommy. It’s like…

12 Creeks to Visit on A Hot Summer Day in Akron and Cleveland Area

A list of some of our favorite creeks to visit on a hot day. Most are a short hike before you reach the water. Kids friendly, based on Ben (5) and Kate (almost 4). South Chagrin, Brecksville, Everett Covered Bridge are easy access. Parking could be challenging and can be crowded on any given day.…

Top 6 Parks with Large Field for Outdoor Activities and Picnic

When your children want to play soccer but your yard isn't big enough for their "mighty kicks" or you are tired of watching them circling around the driveway in their bikes, you make a list of metro parks with fields and share with friends who might also be looking 😉 There are many other amazing…