Ever thought about taking a train ride to a farm near the Cleveland area? It may sound like something offered in a more remote region of the United States, but this special experience awaits Clevelanders just beyond their own backyards. Each summer and fall, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad — which operates in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park — gears up for an entire season of Hale Farm Explorer adventures. This four-and-a-half-hour train ride takes you from its station in Akron to the charming fictional village of Wheatfield, about 40 minutes away. It’s magical and a truly brilliant way to spend a summer or fall day. All aboard for adventure!

This quaint train ride to a farm near Cleveland is one of a kind and it’s an experience locals adore. Who will you be taking with you on your next adventure? Tag them in the comments!

Want to extend your time in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park area? We put together a two-day itinerary for Great Outdoors Month and the second day’s schedule is set in this area … and it even includes camping options to make your stay especially fun.

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