The 10 Best Places In Cleveland To Go On An Unforgettable Picnic

Between spurts of rain and uncomfortably hot days are pleasant, balmy days that become the most memorable moments of a Northeast Ohio summer. You know exactly what kind of day we mean: big, fluffy clouds, cascading fields of emerald grasses that sway in a gentle breeze, and a mesmerizing blue sky that stretches as far as the eye can see, offering no lingering threat of rain. Such days are best enjoyed from the comfort of a blanket in the company of friends, enjoying a quaint picnic in the countryside around Cleveland. These ten local destinations will provide the perfect backdrop to your picnic adventure:

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We are incredibly fortunate to have such an extensive collection of parks in the Cleveland area, and one of the most celebrated ways to enjoy their beauty is via a picnic adventure. Plan a hike and pack a snack, because the wonders of nature in Northeast Ohio are truly limitless, and, once immersed, you’ll find yourself entranced. What is your favorite picnic destination in Cleveland?