“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There’s something for everyone in Northeast Ohio

Delicious restaurants, historic villages, professional sports, music, and more! While definitely not an exhaustive list, these places are some of our family’s favorite to visit. All the attractions below are within a short drive from our Cabin, Lakehouse, and Lake — and most are open year round.


Medina Area

A. I. Root Candles

623 West Liberty St., Medina, OH 44256 (5.9 miles)

Ohio honey and hand-made candles since 1869.



Sully’s Irish Pub

117 West Liberty St., Medina, OH 44256 (5.4 miles)

Delicious Irish food in an authentic setting.



Dan’s Dogs

111 W Liberty St, Medina, OH 44256 (5.5 miles)

Featuring 1950s-style decor, this festive place serves hot dogs with a wide array of garnishes, home-made root beer and milkshakes, and more.



House of Hunan

18 Public Square, Medina, OH 44256 (5.4 miles)

Delicious Thai and Chinese cuisine and sushi.



Whipps Ledges

Hinckley Lake Loop Trail, Hinckley, OH 44233 (5.6 miles)

Ohio’s only exposed sandstone ledges of Sharon Conglomerate: hike on the trails, rock-climb (by permit only), or boulder.




Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

1100 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114 (30.3 miles)

Elvis, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, MJ, U2, Green Day … you get the picture.



The 2016 Republican National Convention

Quicken Loans Arena: 1 Center Ct, Cleveland, OH 44115 (27.6 miles)

On July 18–21, 2016, the Republican Party will choose their nominees for President and Vice President at Quicken Loans Arena. Not since 1936 has Cleveland been selected for this honor. (In 1936 the Republican Party chose Alf Landon to run against the Democratic incumbent, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Roosevelt later won the election by carrying 46 of the 48 states.)




West Side Market

1979 West 25th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44113 (25.8 miles)

A public market with 100 vendors, offering meats, seafood, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and more.



Ohio City

26.7 miles

Culturally diverse, this neighborhood in Cleveland has dozens of delicious restaurants, historic sites, and shops!



Progressive Field

2401 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH 44115 (27.4 miles)

Home of the Cleveland Indians!



Quicken Loans Arena

1 Center Ct, Cleveland, OH 44115 (27.6 miles)

Home of the Cleveland Cavaliers!



First Energy Stadium

100 Alfred Lerner Way, Cleveland, OH 44114 (30.8 miles)

Home of the Cleveland Browns!





1145 W Steels Corners Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 (16.0 miles)

Huge, outdoor concert amphitheater.



Western Reserve Historical Society’s Hale Farm and Village

2686 Oak Hill Rd, Bath, OH 44210 (12.2 miles)

Explore commercial and domestic life in mid-19th century Ohio by visiting this historical village’s meeting house, lawyer’s office, barn, many homes, etc. Interact with actors as they make pottery, glass, candles, and more. It’s fun for the whole family.