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Best things to do in Cleveland

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“A mecca for Rock. Features different exhibits throughout the year so able to check out several times a year.”
105 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Cleveland Museum of Art is one of the greatest arts institutions in the world. Surprising, but that is not an exaggeration. It's an encyclopedic museum, so there is always something for everyone. Without traffic, it is approximately a fifteen minute drive and is guaranteed to be worth the visit. (CMA is free to the public, but closed on Mondays.)”
116 locals recommend
Market
“The West Side Market has been Cleveland's public food market for over 100 years. The earlier in the day you can make it, the better. Grab a crêpe from Crêpes de Luxe and make your way to the balcony to watch the world go by.”
143 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“(8 miles) Great MLB Stadium to watch the Tribe or other MLB teams that are visiting.”
55 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Next to Progressive Field in the heart of downtown, this arena hosts a variety of professional sport and entertainment events. ”
46 locals recommend
History Museum
“A wonderful space for children to explore and learn all about the environment.”
38 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Seen many plays and shows; every theater is gorgeous!!! Make reservations for the Hofbräuhaus House next door! The place is a blast!!”
53 locals recommend
Garden
“Great place to go with a group to see what Cleveland’s art culture has to offer. ”
41 locals recommend
Zoo
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“More than 3,000 animals representing over 600 species are housed at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Feed the giraffes and take the train ride. ”
30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This is a Cleveland icon. Great drinks and good food. It was the first brewpub and microbrew in Ohio. There’s a gift shop and tours are available on the weekend.”
53 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Interesting vegan offerings and typical American offerings not limited to only vegan meals.”
56 locals recommend
Stadium
“(11 Miles) A high energy stadium to watch the Cleveland Browns play. Should be a great year for the Dog Pound!”
26 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome park!!! Very well maintained and easy access to surrounding neighborhoods. Has nice beach for dogs but not as clean as the swimming area. Beach house is good with reasonable price. Many local restaurants in surrounding areas. ”
43 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Mitchell's Ice Cream is the biggest ice cream factory in Cleveland and is just around the block, if you want to enjoy a good ice cream and see how they make their delicious ice cream you are in luck, because you can watch the whole process thru the window.”
28 locals recommend
Pier
“Walk out on the pier to get a good view of the lake. Walk on the beach or grill out at the park. During warmer months they have an open concession stand.”
43 locals recommend
Casino
“This casino is in the heart of public square where they filmed Avengers and the casino is in the old Higbee building where Christmas Story was filmed. They also have a great buffet. ”
30 locals recommend