Showcasing Kent, Ohio and the surrounding Northeastern Ohio Region.
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland, Oh 44109

(216) 661-6500

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is home to animals from around the world. Open all year (closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1), 10a.m.-5p.m., with extended summer weekend hours. website


​​Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue Akron, Oh 44307
(330) 375-2550

When you visit the Akron Zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars, red pandas, Komodo dragons and many more. website


Castaway Bay - Cedar Point's Indoor Waterpark
Sandusky, Oh
1-877-FUN-SPLASH

The Caribbean meets Sandusky at this resort destination for vacationers. With its tropical theme, guests at Cedar Point’s Castaway Bay feel like they have just landed on an island paradise upon entering this lush indoor waterpark resort. Castaway Bay features 237 hotel rooms and suites including family-oriented units, a 38,000-square-foot indoor waterpark loaded with water activities for all ages, a day spa, fitness center, 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art arcade. website

Cedar Point
One Cedar Point Drive Sandusky, Oh 44870
(419) 627-2350

Cedar Point is the "Best Amusement Park in the World." Home to 72 rides, live shows, delicious food, family attractions, Soak City Waterpark, hotel properties and more, it's the ultimate family vacation destination. website

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Road Bath, Oh 44210

(330) 666-3711

Located in the Cuyahoga Valley near Bath, Ohio, is an outdoor living history museum and a premier collection and property of Western Reserve Historical Society. Daily mid-19th century life is depicted through dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, cooking demonstrations, and demonstrations of Early American craft and trades. website

Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Avenue Cleveland, Oh 44114

(216) 694-2000

Get hands-on, minds-on family fun at Great Lakes Science Center. See and touch hundreds of hands-on exhibits, visit the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, immerse yourself in our six-story Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX® Theater, climb aboard a historic Great Lakes freighter and marvel at science demonstrations performed right before your eyes. Experience an amusement park for the mind. website
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Dr, Cleveland, Oh 44106
(216) 231-4600

Our Mission: To inspire, through science and education, a passion for nature, the protection of natural diversity, the fostering of health and leadership to a sustainable future. website

With a rich and diverse spectrum of activities including museums, zoos and a great state park system Kent and Northeast Ohio offer a number of family activities.