If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for family friendly fall fun, this list is for you! Below you’ll find details on 100 things to do in Northeast Ohio this fall!
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100 Things to Do in Northeast Ohio this Fall
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Get outside, enjoy some fresh air and Pick Apples at a Local Apple Orchard
Many counties also organize farm tours during the fall months. In years past this has included Lorain, Stark and Wayne Counties. Subscribe to the Northeast Ohio Family Fun weekly newsletter to be notified of the weekends they occur this year.
Looking for some good old fashioned fun on the farm? Browse through the list of over 40 area Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes & Hayrides
Enjoy the fun at an annual Fall Festival with pumpkin carving contests, s’mores, caramel apples and more.
Details Coming early October: Find out when your community is having Trick-or-Treat this year.
Head to Cedar Point for their Kids Friendly Halloweekends event.
Or if you have older kids or are planning an adults night out you may want to check out the area Haunted Houses & Halloween Thrills
Details Coming early October: You can also drive around and enjoy these FREE Halloween Yard Displays like a house transformed into a pirate ship, musical light displays and much more.
Calling all Summit County residents, on specific days during September you can get FREE Admission to the Akron Zoo. You must get your tickets in advance.
Or go on a horseback riding adventure with trails rides or lessons. There are many places to go horseback riding.
Get in FREE at many area museums during FREE Museum Admission Day (Sept 24, 2016).
Go down the HUGE slide at Secrest Arboretum, tour Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens or visit one of the many other Outdoor Gardens & Arboretums across Northeast Ohio
Grab your smart phone, download the free geocaching app and head out on a Geocaching scavenger hunt
Try your hand at Orienteering
Pack a frisbee and play a game of Frisbee / Disc Golf. There are lots of local courses to choose from.
Sign up for the Cleveland Metroparks Kids Club
Let your kids burn off some energy at one of the many featured Parks & Playgrounds.
Swimming outdoors may not be possible, but you can always enjoy water park fun at one of the Indoor Waterparks in Ohio, read our review of Great Wolf Lodge, Castaway Bay and Splash Harbor (great for young children)
Cheer on the tribe at a Cleveland Indian’s Game and let the kids enjoy the Kid’s Zone
Ride on a Canal Boat pulled by a Horse
Get out your bikes and take a Family Bike Ride On the Towpath Trail.
Observe the changing leaves during one of the Northeast Ohio Fall Foliage Driving Tours
With the cooler temps, you may need to play inside. Enjoy Laser Tag, Inflatables, Trampoline Parks, Roller Skating and more at one of the local Indoor Play Centers.
You could even play a round or two of Glow in the Dark Mini Golf
Many Thanks to Kristian from OhioFestivals.net for providing us with the inside scoop on some of the Unique Festivals Happening this Fall – Note: Monthly Festival details are update at the beginning of each month
Does your child have a birthday party during the summer months? Use the Birthday Party Planning Guide to help make planning a breeze.
Enjoy a free kid’s meal at one of the restaurants that offer Kid’s Eat Free
Head to the Cleveland Museum of Art (it’s always FREE Admission) for their FREE Family Days on the second Sunday of each month.
Take a tour of Harry London’s Chocolate Factory, learn how chocolate is made and get some free samples too
Details Coming early November: Find out about all the fun events and ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year.
Speaking of Thanksgiving, take the time to create a Thankful Tree with your kids. It’s a fun visual reminder of how many little and big things we can be thankful for.
Details Coming early November:And for those who like to get their Christmas Tree’s the day after Thanksgiving, check out the list of area Christmas Tree Farms where you can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree.
See historical airplanes and more at MAPS Air Museum
Get some great deals on gently used children’s clothing at an area Kid’s Fall/Winter Consignment Sale
So how about you? Are there any locations on the list that you’ve been to before? Attractions you’re hearing about for the first time? I’d love for you to leave a comment about the places on the list you’d recommend or if there are any places you know of that didn’t make the list.
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