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Things for mom to do while teens are at CP

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Things for mom to do while teens are at CP

Driving a car full of teens from Michigan and since I don't really want to go to the park alone I was hoping to hang out at the beach with a book or find a shopping mall. Also hoping to meet a Cleveland friend for lunch.

Any suggestions for filling my time? What beach? What mall?

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1. Re: Things for mom to do while teens are at CP

Check out East Harbor State Park, one of the best in Ohio.

…state.oh.us/parks/…Default.aspx

You also might want to visit the Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, with great views of both Cedar Point and Kelleys Island.

…state.oh.us/parks/…Default.aspx

Another option is to drive to Vermilion, 20-30 minutes further east from Cedar Point, depending upon traffic, to meet your friend from Cleveland. It has several beaches and it's a very charming town.

http://discoververmilion.com/

Have fun!

Chillicothe, Ohio
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2. Re: Things for mom to do while teens are at CP

There is always the Cedar Point beach. Vermilion, like Trans suggested, is a good location too. Huron also has a few public beaches. Nickleplate Beach in Huron is nice, but there is a daily fee (nominal). The Sand Bar bar/restaurant is within walking distance and it has great food!

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If you visit Huron, as Irish suggests, and if you like yellow perch, one of my favorite restaurants in northwest Ohio is Berardi's. It's a very pleasant non-chain, family restaurant, and I've never had better Lake Erie yellow perch (a personal favorite) in recent years.

http://www.hollyeats.com/Berardis.htm

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I would suggest taking your book and lounge chair to Cedar Point beach or go to Soak City. (no need for a chair) They have a lazy river and chairs for you. They also have an adults only section. You could meet your friend at Fridays at Cedar Point Beach or Famous Daves. This way you would get your money back for parking. If your friend does not want to drive all the way to CP, I would suggest you meet her at Crocker Park. http://www.crockerpark.com/ They have some great stores and restaurants. It is an outdoor mall. And it’s on the way to Cleveland. (right off of route 2)

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If I pay for parking can I come and go throughout the day?

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