75 Things to do in Cleveland this Summer

Have your best summer yet! Here’s a list of 75 things that you can do in Cleveland, most of them any day of the week. If you’re in The Land, boredom is not an option.

  1. Have a picnic at Wendy Park
  2. Get boujee by the pool at FWD Day + Night Club
  3. Cool off with some shaved ice at Westcott’s Arctic Ice
  4. Have a drink on the Collision Brewing Company Patio
  5. Rent a jet-ski at Great Lakes Watersports
  6. Do the shuffle at Forest City Shuffleboard
  7. Play giant jenga at Nano Brew
  8. Go to an Indians game – GO TRIBE!
  9. Have lunch by the water at Merwin’s Wharf
  10. Take a hike in the Emerald Necklace
  11. Behold a waterfall at the Rocky River Reservation
  12. See a concert at Jacob’s Pavillion
  13. Fly a kite at Edgewater Park
  14. Check out the view from Azure Rooftop Lounge
  15. Act like a kid at Cedar Point
  16. Feed the giraffes at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  17. Take a tour of the U.S.S. Cod
  18. Take a stroll down East 4th St.
  19. Watch the boats go by at Shooters on the Water
  20. Enjoy University Circle, especially the Cleveland Art Museum (it’s free!)
  21. Watch a movie under the stars in Coventry
  22. Take your puppy to the Downtown Cleveland Dog Park
  23. Have an ice cream cone at Mason’s Creamery
  24. Hear local bands at Edgewater Live on Thursdays
  25. Splash in the fountains at Cleveland Square
  26. Waste a day in Margaritaville
  27. Wine and dine under twinkling lights on the Vosh/Georgetown patio
  28. Explore with Cleveland Cycle Tours
  29. Go for a swim at Foster Pool
  30. Feed the ducks at Clague Park
  31. Take a ride on the Cleveland Brew Bus
  32. Chill on the giant waterfront staircase at Lakewood Park
  33. Live your best life on the patio at Platform Brewery
  34. Spend the day at the Cleveland Museum of Art
  35. Eat everything in sight at Little Italy
  36. Take a stroll down the Erie Canalway
  37. Get spooked by the Haserot Angel
  38. Drink something tropical at Porko
  39. Visit one (or all) of Cleveland’s many community gardens
  40. Sit by the fire at Das Schnitzel Haus
  41. Play minigolf and eat candy at Sweeties
  42. Wine tasting at Heinen’s downtown
  43. Enjoy a cup of fair trade, organic coffee on Dewey’s patio
  44.  Visit the market at Cavotta’s Garden Center
  45. Take in the view at Voinovich Park
  46. See the sights on Lolly Trolly
  47. Check out a book from the Cleveland library, then read it outside
  48. Drink frosé at The Plum
  49. Get naughty-cal on The Goodtime III
  50. Try paddleboard yoga at SUP Cle
  51. Demolish a hot dog at Happy Dog
  52. Visit the rooftop bar at Greenhouse Tavern
  53. Pasta on the patio at Lockkeepers
  54. Have a beer or play volleyball at Whiskey Island
  55. Party your pants off at Punchbowl Social
  56. Go shopping and eat lunch at Crocker Park or Pinecrest
  57. Reel in your catch on Fishcrazy Charters
  58. Learn to rock climb at Nosotros
  59. Explore nature at Brookside Reservation
  60. Play kickball at Tuland Park
  61. See the skyline at Bar 32
  62. Walk around the shops in Gordon Square (or Shaker) Square.
  63. Eat a corndog on a picnic table at Larder
  64. Bask in the sun at Euclid Beach Park
  65. Take pictures at the Cleveland script signs
  66. Go to the reflection pond at University Circle
  67. Watch the game on the huge screen the patio at Jukebox
  68. Ride bikes on the Tow Path
  69. Play volleyball at Mulberry’s in the Flats
  70. See CLE from a new angle on a helicopter tour with Paratus Air
  71. Kayak on the Cuyahoga River
  72. Have a refreshing bubble tea at Thai Thai
  73. Throwdown at Cleveland Axe Throwing
  74. Drink and drive at Topgolf (get it?)
  75. Go-karting at Airport Go-Karts

How many of these can you check off this summer? Anything on your summer to-do list that we missed?

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