Things to do in Cleveland
Explore all the things to do in Cleveland below while planning your next Ohio getaway.
Cleveland Browns Stadium (36 miles) - Cheer on the area's NFL team, the Cleveland Browns, at the downtown stadium. You'll want to come early to take part in the Browns Backyard Bash, the only official tailgate party prior to each Browns home game. Featuring entertainment, games, food and great offers from the Browns corporate partners, the party starts two hours prior to kickoff. You'll also want to plan a visit to Brownstown, a unique entertainment complex offering a combination of shopping and entertainment.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History (31.9 miles) - This innovative museum features everything from a planetarium, live animal programs and a hands-on learning center to a dinosaur exhibit and display of approximately 3.2-million-year-old "Lucy," one of the oldest skeletons of humanity's earliest ancestors.
Cleveland Metropark Zoo and The RainForest (33 miles) - See thousands of animals, including 84 endangered species, as you roam the Cleveland Metropark Zoo's 168 rolling wooded acres. Best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States, the zoo is also home to a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm.
Cleveland Museum of Art (31.9 miles) - The Museum's collection includes 41,255 works of art, from ancient Egypt and ancient Greece and Rome to contemporary and modern works of art, including masterpieces by Monet, Picasso and van Gough.
Great Lakes Science Center (36 miles) - The Great Lakes Science Center is one of America's largest interactive science museums. More than 400 exciting "hands-on" exhibits, breathtaking OMNIMAX® films, daily demonstrations and exciting educational programs show visitors the interdependency of science, environment and technology, particularly in the Great Lakes Region.
Progressive Field (36 miles) - Home to the MLB's Cleveland Indians, Jacobs Field is an urban ballpark in the truest sense, both architecturally and aesthetically. Built within the physical boundaries of three main streets in downtown Cleveland (Ontario to the west, Carnegie to the south, and E. 9th Street to the east), Jacobs Field offers a fan-friendly facility featuring an intimate environment.
Playhouse Square Center (36 miles) - In the early 1920s, five opulent theaters - the Allen, Ohio, State, Palace and Hannah - opened along a stretch of Euclid Avenue and tagged "Playhouse Square." Today, the playhouse continues to thrive as a performing arts center that hosts a wide variety of Broadway shows, plays, musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary performing arts.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (36 miles) - A stunning piece of daring architecture designed by internationally renowned architect I. M. Pei, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum contains remarkable interactive exhibits, films, videos and priceless and poignant artifacts, and serves as host of the permanent Hall of Fame exhibit.
The Quicken Loans Arena (36 miles) - Visit the Q Arena, a premier sports and entertainment facility located in the heart of downtown. The Q offers Cleveland Cavaliers basketball action, the power of AHL Cleveland Barons hockey, the hottest concerts, the most spectacular family shows under one roof. And signature sporting events including the Mid-American Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments.