I have always liked the Great Lakes ship but this was the first time I was able to get near one. A lot of ladders up and down and a pretty fair walk but nothing hard, just take your time and all is good. It was in the high 80s when I visited but the ship wasn't overly hot, just warm. Pretty pleasant. The tour was self guided so it takes as long as you desire, mine was a little over an hour. The tour includes the crew quarters, senior staterooms, VIP quarters and the mess for the officers and crew. You can peer into the engine room but can't go down into it (bummer). There is an interactive area that the kids will thoroughly enjoy at the entry and the Great Lakes Science Center is a few yards away. Parking in either in the GLSC parking deck, Browns Stadium or the Port of Cleveland. Closest spot is about 50 feet.
Definitely not for strollers, wheelchairs or the infirm though, a lot of steep stairs and ladders involved.
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