You are responsible for your own lodging and meals (see resources below). Bring a yoga or exercise mat, a meditation cushion if you like, and wear loose comfortable clothing to the event. Please arrive on time.
During your free time you can enjoy being mindful exploring the area attractions which include a local farmer's market on Sunday.
The Chagrin Falls Market offers seasonal fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, bakery, fresh pastas, meats, cheeses, herbs and flowers. On the last Sunday of each month, celebrity chefs will prepare special recipes with fresh foods from the market.
Chagrin Falls Neighborhood Tour
Chagrin Falls, a picturesque village established in the 1800s as a mill town, sits at the edge of Cuyahoga County, about 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland. The town, named for the scenic falls in the center of town, is known for its historic architecture, varied restaurants (see lists below), vibrant art community, and interesting boutiques, including unique apparel, Auburn Twin Oaks Winery, Ladybug Ranch, antique shopping and art galleries, a local farmers market and more.
Chef Tim Bando from Grove Hill Restaurant will be at the market on July 26. Find out more about Tim.
Of course there are all the options available next door; you will be about 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland
The Inn of Chagrin Falls is a charming circa 1927 inn, located adjacent to Gamekeeper's Restaurant and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and the falls. The 15-room inn is decorated in period furniture and some units feature a fireplace and/or a Jacuzzi tub.
Payment options for the Inn of Chagrin Falls include: Cash, Travelers Checks, American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club
About 15 minutes from Chagrin Falls, in Solon, are several corporate hotels, including the Hampton Inn and the Homewood Suites.
Three of the local highlights for dining are : Umami (Cleveland Scene calls it "a jewel box of a bistro..." and Gamekeepers Taverne with its "Casually Sophisticated courtyard and fireside dinning.
Restaurants in Chagrin Falls, OH (Zomato)
Cleveland Ohio Restaurants
Grove Hill Restaurant
Parks and Recreation:
There are abundant options for parks and recreation, including the South Chagrin Reservation
The Chagrin River, designated a Scenic River in July 1979, flows through the eastern edge of South Chagrin Reservation. The forest in the reservation has many fine examples of hemlock, white oak, red oak, and shagbark hickory trees, as well as beech and sugar maples. This area is well-known for its brilliant fall colors.
Location: 37374 Miles Rd., Bentleyville, OH 44022
The Cleveland Metro Parks has a complete listing of area parks and recreation and events, no matter what your passion or interest (photographing nature, hiking, golfing, canoeing, music...)
There are 30 Cleveland Metroparks events listed for the weekend of the retreat.