Spring Break is almost here, if you are looking for some fun ways to spend the week, we have some great suggestions for you. We got you covered with ideas on things to do during spring break including indoor activities, outdoor adventures, things to do a home and even road trip suggestions.
Deals & Discounts
As low as $99 per night for a Family Suite at Great Wolf Lodge. Spring Break Dates included.
Still Available -> Up to 50% off self-guided tours of Mansfield Reformatory. This is where The Shawshank Redemption was filmed. Get tickets here
Think inflatables, arcades, trampolines and more. There are a HUGE variety of Indoor Play Centers in Northeast Ohio and many offer weekly events and special play times for toddlers through elementary school kids.
Make a trip to your local library, let your kids pick up some fun books or even attend one of the library programs. If you are near Avon Lake you can visit the Avon Lake DiscoveryWorks activity area. There is one area designed for infants through age 7, and another Tweens area for age 8 and older.
There are also many unique, educational and fun Museums & Science Centers in Northeast Ohio. We recently visited the Great Lakes Science Center and had a blast with the hands on interactive science activities. And a trip to see the Historic Planes at MAPS Air Museum is a great choice as well.
Attend a kid friendly performance at one of our local theaters.
Make a day trip or plan an overnight stay at a nearby Indoor Water Park.
If you don't want to go to a large indoor water park, call your local YMCA or community center to find out when their open swim times are.
There are a variety of ninja warrior gyms right here in Northeast Ohio. The unique gyms have special ninja equipment and obstacle courses that both adults and kids can try. Some even offer ninja classes and training programs so you can improve your strength and agility.
Head to the local roller rink and go roller skating!
Head to the Holden Arboretum and check out the Tower and Canopy Walkway
Go see the animals at the Cleveland Zoo or the Akron Zoo.
Get outside and enjoy the many Parks & Playgrounds across Northeast Ohio . Let the kids run and play on the playgrounds, take a hike along the trails or bring along a Frisbee or ball and have a game of catch.
Tune up the bikes and take a ride on the Towpath Trail (there are many trail heads where you can start your ride) or the Portage County Hike & Bike Trail. Don't have a bike, here are places where you can rent a bike.
Enjoy nature at Wingfoot Park. If you're lucky you'll get to see the Goodyear Blimp Land and Take Off from the Hanger across the lake.
Visit the Secrest Arboretum and slide down the HUGE slide built into the side of the hill.
Pack a frisbee and play a game of Frisbee / Disc Golf. There are lots of local courses to choose from.
Grab your smart phone, download the free geocaching app and head out on a Geocaching scavenger hunt
Family Fun Across the US – Did you know there are websites similar to Northeast Ohio Family Fun for various cities all across the country? Whether your family is traveling across the country or just across the state, I hope this list of family friend websites helps your plan the best family road trip ever!
Interested in a road trip, but want to stay in the state of Ohio? Consider heading to Columbus, Warren County (Cincinnati Area) or Lake Erie Shores & Islands. We had a great time visited each of the locations. Or head just over the border of Ohio and check out Louisville Kentucky.
Have fun with some Cool Science Experiments. Some of our favorites include: Balloon Rocket, Walking Water and Magic Milk. The Upside down Water Glass is always a big hit too. Bonus: You probably already have many of the items needed so no special trips to the store needed.
Grab a few of your favorite board games and have a tournament.
Enjoy your Spring Break!
You may also be interested in: Spring Fun Guide – 100+ Things to do this Spring