Finding Fun and Appropriate Multi-Generational Activities
Our Top Picks for Senior-Friendly Outings in Cleveland
Spring is almost here! Many families are always on the lookout for opportunities to get together and enjoy an activity or outing. It is so important to include seniors in family gatherings, but settling on an activity or destination that will be safe and fun for all involved can be tricky. If you are trying to find appropriate activities for family members of all generations—including aging seniors—to participate in, here are some things, both indoors and outdoors, to consider.
Used in the film, “A Christmas Story”, this house is now a museum in the popular Tremont neighborhood. The house has been restored and children are able to see the original costumes, props and memorabilia- like the leg lamp, from the movie.
This is the largest candy store in North America, where kids of all ages can have fun. Remembering some of the older confections will give you a chuckle! They even have a cool outdoor putt-putt course!
The Children’s Museum of Cleveland (CMC) is both an imaginative and creative place that gives children a place to play, imagine, experiment, problem-solve, communicate, try their building skills and discover their own adventures. It’s truly a place for families to connect and learn together!
Founded in 1913. With more than 45,000 permanent works of art, it is one of the most visited art museums in the world. The museum offers different visiting experiences for all ages and admission is free.
Cleveland also plays host to the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, Great Lakes Science Center, Museum of Natural History, Greater Cleveland Aquarium, University Circle, Lakeview Cemetery [James A. Garfield Monument], International Women’s Air & Space Museum, and so many more.
The Cleveland Zoo is a great place for the entire family and a great destination for indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as dining options throughout the grounds. Be a Keeper for A Day or take a Golf Cart Cruise!
Where you can enjoy the sunshine, fresh air and a walk on the beach offering 9000 feet of shoreline. Grab a bite to eat in the new Pavilion while taking in the view of the Cleveland skyline. Make sure you bring your camera [or smartphone] to snap a picture by the Cleveland sign.
Established in the late 19th century as Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood. Offering more than 20 restaurants and 25 galleries, it’s a wonderful way to take a stroll, grab a bite to eat at one of Cleveland’s oldest establishments, Guarino’s, authentic Italian cuisine
This experience brings the real facts and stories behind Cleveland to life with the experience of a personal private tour created by Cleveland locals. Read the stories behind the city, learn fun facts and experience what makes Downtown Cleveland so incredible!!
Cleveland, Home to Rock and Roll
established in 1986, recognizing those who have influenced rock and roll throughout decades with interactive exhibits, displays, works of art, and wardrobe ensembles worn by various musicians with the top two floors that feature temporary exhibits.
Located in Cleveland’s historic Ohio City neighborhood, it began in 1912 and has been designated one of the “10 Great Public Places in America” as well has being an historic landmark.