Don’t let northeast Ohio winter keep you indoors — experience our Land of Natural Resources! Spend an afternoon enjoying the snow at the Winter Sport Center at Kendall Lake, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
. (1000 Truxell Rd., about 2.5 miles southeast of the Lock 29 Trailhead in Peninsula and a short hop over from the America’s Byway, which runs along Riverview Road in Peninsula
Open weekends when there’s at least four inches of snow, they can provide you with rented cross country skis and poles or a pair of snowshoes. The winter scenery is beautiful and there’s cross country trails for all abilities.
(Sat.–Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Jan. 2–Feb. 27, plus holidays during this time
Call 330.657.2752 to confirm snowfall amounts. For more info, click here
When you’re ready for some rest and refreshment, head over to Sarah’s Vineyard
a few miles away in Cuyahoga Falls (1204 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, 44223
). Warm up with a glass of locally produced wine. The menu features fresh sandwiches, salads, cheese platters and the food is always good in a casual atmosphere.
Visitor’s Tip: The Sarah’s Secret is an excellent red!
Closure Note: Sarah’s closes for a month long winter vacation between February and March.
For more information click here