12 Weekend Daytrip Destinations Within 3 Hours of Cleveland
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Brandywine Falls | Cuyahoga Valley National Park - Begins just over 30 minutes south of downtown Cleveland. The CVNP offers very good hiking and biking opportunities. Key features Brandywine Falls.
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky - Who says you can only visit haunted houses in October?
Harpersfield Winery in Geneva - Ohio is filled to the brim with wineries, so finding a favorite to visit can be daunting. That's okay, we've picked on for you! Harpersfield Winery calls itself a boutique winery, and specializes in Estate Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and others.
Headlands Beach State Park - Located in Mentor, it is the longest natural beach in the state of Ohio. Head on over for a pleasant afternoon in the sun.
Kalahari Resort in Sandusky - Still a tad too cold for the beach for you? Try taking the fun indoors to Kalahari Resort in Sandusky. It's also one of the biggest indoor waterparks in the U.S. and only getting bigger.
Kent Main Street - It's both one place and many at the same time! Kent Main Street features a slew of arts and crafts stores, places to eat and lots of cultural richness. kentmainstreet.com
Lake Metroparks Farmparks in Kirtland - Have you ever wondered where the best place to find a baby goat in Ohio happened to be? Lake Metroparks Farmpark just might be the place.
Malabar Farm State Park - Located in Richland County, the Malabar Farm State Park is located near Lucas and Mohican State Park. Eat at the Malabar Farm Inn, check out the Pugh Log Cabin or try to find a ghost in The Ceely Rose House.
Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield - Also known as the Mansfield Reformatory, some of the sites here might look familiar if you've ever seen "Shawshank Redemption." Take a tour and see the now-closed (and super creepy) prison for yourself.
Presque Isle State Park in Erie County, Pennsylvania - See Lake Erie from a whole 'nother perspective with your pick of 13 beaches located in and around the park.