PENINSULA -- Many Northeast Ohio children have a three-day weekend coming up, as most public schools will be closed on Presidents' Day, Feb. 20.

Why not celebrate this patriotic day with family, in a national park?

Discover the wintertime magic of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, just a 30-minute drive from Cleveland and Akron, at 1600 Mill Street West in Peninsula. Go for a hike or visit one of the park's stunning waterfalls, then swing by Trail Mix Peninsula and a national park gift shop to warm up.

There will be a campfire outside (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) the store and hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Children's apparel, stuffed animals, books and other items will be available for purchase.

Visit for more information.

Trail Mix Peninsula is at 1600 Mill Street West in Peninsula 44264. The store is owned and operated by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park.