Outdoor Adventurers

Have a better time in the great outdoors.

University Circle packs tons of fun into one square mile. So it’s always a wonderful, walkable adventure for your family. But beyond enjoying the fresh air as you bounce between attractions, you can also get back to nature with these fun stops.

Hershey Children’s Garden

Hershey Children’s Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Plant the seeds of curiosity by taking little ones to the Hershey Children’s Garden. It’s home to an active honeybee hive, a pond teeming with fish and turtles, and blossoming veggie gardens—all so kids can learn while they play!

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Wade Oval

Wade Oval

Wade Oval is a seven-acre park that’s perfect for resting and relaxing in between institutions. This wide-open expanse of land is perfect for picnics or playtime. Plus, it’s currently the site of YAY! Saturdays, which features free activities for kids.

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Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center & Woods Garden — Presented by KeyBank

Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center & Woods Garden — Presented by KeyBank

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Explore five different Ohio ecological communities in one convenient portion of the museum. This center rehabilitates wild animals like coyotes and foxes, so kids can get a close-up look at this state’s natural wildlife.

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