8 Unforgettable Boat Adventures That Will Show You Cleveland Like Never Before
One of Cleveland’s most notable assets is its multitude of waterways. From Lake Erie to the tributaries of the region’s many rivers, we are in no shortage of water. It provides a gorgeous natural backdrop to our urban wonderland, and the water also provides a scenic escape from our way of life. This summer, don’t forget about the dreamy places you can explore via a boating adventure.
1. Relax on BrewBoat CLE.
This boat, contrary to what you may believe, is not powered by beer. It's a cycle boat, meaning that it is powered by pedals. Built on a passion for The Land as well as the brews it produces, an adventure on BrewBoat CLE will take you on a tour of Northeast Ohio's craft beer scene on the shores of Cleveland.
You simply must
book a tour
, as this is one experience you'll never forget.
2. Rent a kayak or paddle boat on Wallace Lake.
Wallace Lake is a beautiful sparkling gem tucked away in Mill Stream Run Reservation. Wildlife thrives here, and this natural escape is especially dreamy in the warm summer months. To plan your adventure, click
3. Explore Lake Erie with 41° North Kayak Adventures.
There's nothing like the freedom of being a little dot on a massive lake. There's a certain stillness to the world in such isolation, even as the water flows around you. With 41° North Kayak Adventures, you may find yourself kayaking through a number of urban wonders. Whether you are on a day trip or a short tour, you'll fall in love with the wonders of Lake Erie. Looking to embark on this epic adventure? You can find the full article
4. Pick an adventure at the Hinckley Lake Boathouse.
Hinckley Lake is a gorgeous naturally occurring lake that makes for an unforgettable adventure. The Hinckley Lake Boathouse & Store stocks canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and rowboats that allow you to explore its incredible 87-acre expanse. To enjoy this gorgeous park from the water, swing by the
Cleveland Metroparks Hinckley Lake Boathouse
5. Treat yourself to a night on the Nautica Queen Cruise Dining Ship.
The Nautica Queen is both gorgeous and majestic, and there really is no better way to combine a staycation and sightseeing. As it moves along the lake and river, you'll get up close and personal with some of Cleveland's historic bridges, and you'll also be treated to stellar views of the skyline. For a truly unique evening,
book a dinner on the water
6. Explore our Great Lake aboard the Goodtime III.
Cleveland is especially wondrous when seen from the largest quadruple deck passenger ship on the Great Lakes. The Goodtime III is a nod to the original Goodtime that served locals from 1924 to 1938. This boat weighs in at more than 500 tons. offering tons of space for memory making. If you take a cruise, you should definitely
consider attending a special event
. Whether you're on the Happy Hour Cruise or the City Lights Cruise, you're sure to have a great time.
7. Take an excursion on the eLCee2 Water Taxi.
This boat is ADA accessible and dog-friendly, meaning adventures are open to any and every lifestyle. Hop on this water taxi to traverse from the East Bank of The Flats to the West Bank, or take a nature tour. Whether you're shuttling from one trail to another or sightseeing, you'll love this easy-going ride. You can find hours of operation
8. End a day on the lake in Munroe Falls Metro Park.
This dreamy site was once a swim park owned and operated by the Renner family. Though it is now operated by Summit Metro Parks, it still maintains a gorgeous swim area. But, to sweeten the deal, locals can also go boating.
Plan your trip
with this affordable family-friendly adventure!
Greater Cleveland contains many opportunities for adventure, and today is a great day to embark on a memory-making journey. Which of these adventures are you most excited to take?
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