Winter Fun in the Metroparks
Discover the beauty of winter in Northeast Ohio with an outdoor adventure! The Cleveland Metroparks system, also known as the Emerald Necklace, consists of 18 parks and reservations ringing the greater Cleveland area. Together they offer more than 23,700 acres of trails and recreation areas. Race down a 700-foot ice chute on a toboggan at Chalet Mill Stream Run Reservation (16200 Valley Parkway, Strongsville 44136; 440.572.9990). Rent snowshoes or cross-country skis at Big Met Golf Course (4811 Valley View Parkway, Fairview Park 44126; 440.3301.1070). Or just take a hike through the wintry landscape, keeping your eyes and ears open for woodpeckers, hawks and other over-wintering birds. Read More
West Side Market Café
If you want to impress your Valentine, take a trip to this 40,000-square-foot Cleveland landmark, filled from floor to ceiling with chocolatey, chewy, crunchy confections of all kinds. From today’s most popular brands to those hard-to-find retro candies of years past, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your sweetheart.