The annual Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards seeks to gather the opinions of local parents on everything family-friendly in the region. Our readers and online followers voted for their favorite businesses, attractions, family services and more.
Here are the winner and finalists in the “best place for teen/tween adventure” category.
Click here to view winners and finalists in all 30 categories.
Winner: Cedar Point
Cedar Point is more than roller coasters. It’s more than thrill rides. If you’re looking for things to do near Cleveland, Cedar Point in Sandusky is the must-go destination. It’s home to 70 amazing rides, from the family-friendly Snake River Expedition to the adrenaline-pumping roller coasters like Steel Vengeance and Millennium Force. Live shows, immersive dining, and signature summer events add diverse layers to the experience. 1 Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky, 419-627-2350, cedarpoint.com
Adrenaline Monkey is designed for kids, adults, and groups of any size, age or ability. With a variety of active and relaxed options, guests (a.k.a. Warriors) will experience adventure for hours at a time. Challenge yourself on various Ninja Warrior-style obstacle courses that range from easy to hard. All courses include a timing system with buzzers. Fog is even available for parties and special events. Do you love parkour? Their facility includes two parkour-inspired courses.
26800 Renaissance Pkwy., Cleveland
Sky Zone Trampoline Park is where kids can freestyle jump from massive walls for endless aerial action. Kids can also “SkySlam,” or play basketball while jumping on massive trampolines. Fly without fear into the Foam Zone: soft landings for huge air. Balance your way across SkyLine — a millimeters-thin raised slackline or rock climb on a huge bouldering wall.
With 10 indoor attractions, 150 arcade games, and a full bar and grill, Scene75 has fun for all ages.Not only is Scene75 one of the largest indoor entertainment centers in the country, but it was also awarded #1 Entertainment Center in the world by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions in 2016 and 2021.
3688 Center Rd., Brunswick