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ClevelandUnited States of America

Ohio’s largest city is packed with bars, restaurants, parks and gardens, and has a thriving sports and arts culture.

Visit Cleveland, Ohio, for world-class museums, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, passionate sporting events and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

A great place to start your stay in Cleveland is at the Cleveland Plus Visitors Center. Here, you can pick up brochures, find out about events and get a little background history. Tourism has become a major source of income for the city, and the surrounding Cuyahoga County welcomes about 15 million people annually.

Museums play a big part in Cleveland’s popularity. One of the most visited is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which is downtown on the shore of Lake Erie. Check out the permanent collection of iconic rock and roll artifacts, such as Joey Ramone’s Leather Jacket and Johnny Cash’s acoustic guitar, or visit one of the temporary exhibitions. The museum is not-for-profit and aims to educate the world on the significance of rock and roll.

Next door is the Great Lakes Science Center, where you can learn about the relationship between science, technology and the environment. Art aficionados should head to the University Circle area, where the Cleveland Museum of Art houses an extensive French Impressionist collection. Families with younger children might want to visit the hands-on Children’s Museum, also at University Circle, which provides a cultural and educational resource for younger children.

Sport is a major Cleveland attraction, although the poor track record of its teams has earned it the title of “most tortured sports city”. Cheer on the Cleveland Browns football team, the Cleveland Indians baseball players, or the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team at their home stadiums.

For outdoor fun, visit the city’s park network, which is also known as the “Emerald Necklace”. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is situated here, and has one of the biggest collections of primates in North America.

Being a major city, Cleveland welcomes visitors all year round, and indoor types can find enough to keep them busy for days. A bus and rail system services the city, making it simple and relatively cheap to get around.

Where to stay in Cleveland

Severance Hall showing heritage architecture and an administrative building

University Circle

4.5/5Wonderful!(16 area reviews)

Known for its abundant dining options and interesting museums, there's plenty to explore in University Circle. Top attractions like Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Hall are major draws, and you can catch the metro at University Circle Station or Euclid-East 120th Station to see more of the city.

University Circle

Top Hotels in Cleveland

DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside
DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside
3.5 out of 5
1111 Lakeside Avenue E, Cleveland, OH
The price is CA $122 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Located in Downtown Cleveland, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Free Stamp, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Cleveland Convention Center. FirstEnergy Stadium ...

4.1/5Very Good! (965 reviews)

"The cookies and service was fantastic!! Customer service was fantastic! Convenient location to local places!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
4 out of 5
24 Public Sq, Cleveland, OH
The price is CA $139 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25

Located in Downtown Cleveland, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of JACK Cleveland Casino, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Cleveland Convention Center. ...

4/5Very Good! (937 reviews)

"Location was perfect for Jack Casino. Didn’t have to walk outside to get to it. Beds were comfortable, staff was friendly and room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown
Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown
3 out of 5
1380 East 6th Street, Cleveland, OH
The price is CA $131 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Downtown Cleveland, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cleveland Mall, JACK Cleveland Casino and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Cleveland Convention ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (2,010 reviews)

"great location , very friendly staff, mask need to be worn by valet more"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Cleveland

Staybridge Suites Cleveland Mayfield Heights Beachwood
Staybridge Suites Cleveland Mayfield Heights Beachwood
3 out of 5
6103 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, OH
The price is CA $131 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25

Situated in Mayfield Heights, this aparthotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from The Temple Tifereth Israel and within 6 miles (10 km) of Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage ...

4.3/5Excellent! (559 reviews)

"The room was sufficient for me and my grandkids to relax."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2020

Staybridge Suites Cleveland Mayfield Heights Beachwood
Apartments near JACK Casino by Frontdesk
Apartments near JACK Casino by Frontdesk
3 out of 5
2015 East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH
The price is CA $86 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

Located in Gateway District, this apartment building is steps away from East 4th Street and Cleveland Arcade. Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and JACK Cleveland Casino ...

Apartments near JACK Casino by Frontdesk
JARVIS West Blvd 6BD Villa by Edgewater Park Downtown
JARVIS West Blvd 6BD Villa by Edgewater Park Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1379 West Blvd., Cleveland, OH

Located in Edgewater, this holiday home is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Perkins Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of West Side Market and Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Upper ...

JARVIS West Blvd 6BD Villa by Edgewater Park Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Cleveland

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

4.5/5(117 reviews)

Discover the music and memorabilia from the greatest rock bands in the world and find out why Cleveland is so important to the world of Rock and Roll. 

Cleveland Museum of Art
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Cleveland Museum of Art

4.5/5(28 reviews)

In this excellent, free museum you can browse masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh and Goya, and discover a remarkable collection of Ancient Egyptian art. 

Greater Cleveland Aquarium
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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

4/5(5 reviews)

Sleep with the fishes overnight, dive with sharks and eels in a tank and take home exceptional souvenirs and unforgettable memories.

Top things to do in Cleveland

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

CA $37
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Eliot Ness Investigation Escape Room (1930s detective theme)
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Eliot Ness Investigation Escape Room (1930s detective theme)

CA $44
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
West Side Market Food Tour
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West Side Market Food Tour

CA $61
Per adult
The Clockwork Caper Escape Room (Victorian/Steampunk theme)
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The Clockwork Caper Escape Room (Victorian/Steampunk theme)

CA $44
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of Ohio
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City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of Ohio

CA $13
Per adult
Skip the Line: Cleveland History Center Admission Ticket
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Skip the Line: Cleveland History Center Admission Ticket

CA $16
Per adult

Reviews of Cleveland

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
66
5 - Excellent 39.75903614457831%
4 - Good
84
4 - Good 50.602409638554214%
3 - Okay
14
3 - Okay 8.433734939759036%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 1.2048192771084338%
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5/5 - Excellent

Ben

Feb 7, 2020

Amazing city with great sites to visit and beautiful architecture to take in. Rock and roll hall of fame was a blast as was the science Centre. Will be back during the summer to get a different feel and explore some more!

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

Jan 4, 2020

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was excellent, but Cleveland is a City that you can EASILY experience in a couple of days, tops.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 27, 2019

Love visiting Cleveland and looking forward to next year's trip already!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Nov 25, 2019

Will be returning again

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 23, 2019

Love this city. Must sees are the rock and roll hall of fame and get yourself to a Browns football game. Unreal experience!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 16, 2019

Cleveland is a beautiful city with lots to do and everything is easy to get to (except for some construction). A lot of old buildings that are well kept.

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