7 Reasons to Move to Cleveland This Summer

As businesses and attractions are reopening, this summer in Cleveland is shaping up to be a particularly promising one. If you’re considering a move to Cleveland or one of its many lovely surrounding cities, here are some reasons why you should arrive by summer.

1. Drive-In Movies at the Canton Palace Theatre

See family-friendly movies on Friday nights and classics on Saturday nights, every Friday and Saturday from June 19 to August 8. You can easily buy tickets online and pre-order concessions to pick up when you arrive.

2. Camping at Jellystone Park

Jellystone Park offers cabin, tent, RV, and group camping, as well as a waterpark, rock climbing, and many other family-friendly activities that you can enjoy for a day or a full on vacation. If you get tired, you or your kids can relax with a craft!

3. Shopping at the Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s Markets across Northeast Ohio will be opening up at the end of spring, so grab a tote bag and load up on locally grown fruits and veggies. There’s nothing quite like a farm fresh fruit salad in the summer.

4. Kayaking on the Cuyahoga

You can rent kayaks, jet skis, and power boats and go north to Lake Eerie or travel along the Cuyahoga River. Take a waterfront tour of The Flats, and check out Cleveland’s historic industrial buildings and bridges.

5. Swimming at Edgewater Beach

Visit Cleveland’s most popular beach for live music, food, and drink. Build a sandcastle, play volleyball, or even fly a kite. The swimming section is 1,000 feet long, and there’s even an area where your dog can join you.

6. Dine at the Flats East Bank

The Flats East Bank features restaurants and bars where you can eat outdoors on the waterfront patio and enjoy the beautiful view of the Cuyahoga River. Raise your drinks to boats as they pass by!

7. Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Music Center

The Blossom Music Center, located inside Cuyahoga Valley National Park, is home to a series of classical concerts every summer. Pack a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and let the music wash over you.

Ready to pack up and move before the temperatures rise? Don’t miss out on any of the summer fun in Cleveland. Request a free moving quote from Weleski Transfer today!

 

7 Reasons to Move to Pittsburgh This Summer

Couple watching fireworks during summer in PittsburghThis summer in Pittsburgh will be one for the books. Businesses and attractions across the city are opening up again, so if you’re considering a move to Pittsburgh or a surrounding neighborhood, request a free moving quote from Weleski Transfer today before you miss out on the fun. Here are some reasons to make your move before the city comes to life during this incredible summer in Pittsburgh.

1. Fireworks at Night

In Pittsburgh, fireworks don’t just happen on the Fourth of July. Take in the stunning displays during fireworks nights at PNC Park, or over the water at the Three Rivers Regatta. Make sure you arrive early to snag a good spot!

2. Music & Movies in the Park

Pittsburgh’s many parks host live music and movie screenings throughout the summer. There’s something to watch or listen to nearly every night of the week. Pack a picnic blanket and enjoy classical concerts and jazz at Riverview, Mellon, and Highland Park, or the South Park and Hartwood Acres Amphitheaters. Cinema in the Park takes place at around eight parks throughout the city.

3. Open Streets Pittsburgh

A few days every summer between May and July, miles of the city open up to foot and bicycle traffic. Explore Pittsburgh in a whole new way, with different streets open during every event. It’s an amazing way to exercise, socialize, and hit up shops and vendors you might not have noticed from your car.

4. Pick Your Own Fruit

Western Pennsylvania is home to a bounty of locally grown summer fruit, namey cherries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, blueberries, and apples. There are plenty of options to pick it with your own two hands just outside the city limits of Pittsburgh, or you can attend one of the many farmer’s markets open during the summer.

5. Beat the Heat at a Winery

Pittsburgh offers a number of quality wineries where you can lounge back in the summer heat and enjoy a glass of wine with a delicious fruit or cheese pairing, so round up some friends and prepare to take a Lyft home.

6. For the Love of Pickles

Imagine a festival featuring a giant floating pickle, vendors selling pickle-themed merchandise, and more pickle-flavored food than you ever thought possible. This is Picklesburgh, Pittsburgh’s annual summer pickle festival. Celebrate the salty snack with gusto, and maybe pack a bottle of water.

7. Go Sightseeing on the River

Hop aboard the Gateway Clipper for a sightseeing and dining riverboat cruise. See the city at a leisurely pace and learn about Pittsburgh’s past and present while enjoying a delicious dinner. Book a family friendly cruise, or enjoy one of the hopping midnight cruises complete with a DJ.