With all of the amazing things to see and do during your visit to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, it is difficult to narrow down the “best” places to go. That being said, if you are pressed for time and only have a few hours to venture around Cuyahoga Valley National Park, these spots are absolute must-stop destinations.

Boston Store Visitor Center

1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264

Visitors will benefit from a brief stop here. Find out about upcoming events, grab some brochures, and talk to a ranger about recommended destinations throughout the park. This is a one-stop-shop to get all the information you need for special events, local attractions and information on any classes available.

Brandywine Falls

Visitors can park in the lot located at 8176 Brandywine Road, Sagamore Hills 44067

Take advantage of the magnificent views of the Brandywine Falls from both upper and lower observation decks. The falls are 65-feet high, making them the second highest falls in the entire state. Open from dawn until dusk, this is easily considered one of the most popular attractions in the park. There is also a hiking trail that will take you around Brandywine Gorge. It starts from the upper observation deck and is 1.5 miles long.

Ritchie Landings

Visitors can park in the lot located off Truxell Road and Kendall Park Road, Peninsula 44264

If you are a nature enthusiast, you will fall in love the second you lay eyes on these enormous orange and yellow rocks. These rock formations are over 300 million years old and certainly add some flare to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Although these are amazing to look at any time of the day, try to catch them during a sunrise or a sunset for added beauty. This attraction is open from dawn to dusk daily.

Pro-Football Hall of Fame

2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, 44708

Are you ready for some football? This football hall of fame is one of the most popular attractions in Northeast Ohio; people come from all over the county to see the featured exhibits. For the exception of holidays, the hall of fame is open every day during the week; tickets to gain entry can be purchased at the door or online. Come see what interesting exhibits the wonderful world of football has to offer! More information can be found here on their website.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum

1100 E.9th Street, Cleveland, 44113

Nowhere in the country will you find a museum that pays homage to the best names in the industry than here at the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. There are so many ways to experience this vibrant museum; watch films, take a guided tour, or browse through the Hall of Fame Inductee Gallery. Other popular exhibits include the history of music in Cleveland, One Hit Wonders, and a grand exhibit on the different cities and sounds of music across the county. Click here for ticket and special event information.