- TripBuzz found 111 things to do with kids in or near Aurora, Ontario, including 111 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Akron, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Falls and Peninsula.
- From Cinemark to Aurora Community Theatre, the Aurora area offers 79 different types of family activities, including: Restaurants, Parks, Cultural Centers and Historic Sites.
- Aurora lies partly along the Oak Ridges Moraine just north of Richmond Hill. Despite being a suburban area, the city has a strong artistic community that is displayed in local theaters, galleries, and the cultural center. A variety of open recreational sites are also offered due to the city's distance away from the metropolitan area of Toronto.
Named for famous Oberlin Chemistry professor Frank Fanning Jewett, the Jewett House dates back to the 1880s, and is an example of transitional architecture between the Italianate style and Queen Anne style. The house is open for tours.
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73 1/2 South Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 MoreLess Info
The town's first public school, Little Red Schoolhouse was built in 1836 and also served as both a home and a tailor shop. The schoolhouse is now a museum that offers educational artifacts from the 19th century.
The historic Monroe House is an Italian style museum that offers educational tours that focus on abolition, the Underground Railroad, and local history. The home was originally the home of General Giles W. Shurtleff.
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73 1/2 S. Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 MoreLess Info
The Oberlin Heritage Center is a museum complex featuring a number of buildings and exhibits that display and promote the local history. The museum contains three historic buildings, with the oldest dating back to the 1830's.
An aquatics and fitness center administered by Lorain County Metro Parks, Splash Zone Aquatic Center features a variety of fitness classes and amenities. The facility has a pool, a weight room, a variety of fitness equipment, and sports courts.
In 1833, a Presbyterian Minister and a missionary founded Oberlin College, a four year liberal arts college and conservatory of music. Oberlin was a key stop on the underground railroad and considered a center for abolitionist activities.
Opened in 1963, Oberlin College Lanes is an alcohol- and smoke-free bowling center situated on the Oberlin College campus. It features six lanes, offers bowling instruction and is host to both leagues and private events.
Saybrook Township Park sits on the edge of Lake Erie and offers a scenic place to enjoy the view. Two picnic shelters, a concession stand, basketball and sand volleyball courts, and a baseball field are also available.