If you've never been to Cleveland or watched professional basketball or football, you probably don't know that Cleveland has three professional sports teams. When you're visiting during the season, it's a must to see these games, and I'm a big fan of the Cleveland Browns.
Catch the Cleveland Orchestra will perform for the first time this year in front of a full house in the Ohio State University auditorium.
Take the bones and gems of the planetarium on a journey from Earth to space at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. There is also a museum exhibition on the history of space travel and the origins of life on Earth. Visible it's not that big, but it has a great view of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as the campus of Ohio State University, and it's not just visible.
This cultural gem attracts more than half a million visitors a year, and nine million people come here to see concerts and admire artifacts that celebrate everyone from ABBA to Frank Zappa.
If you don't live here you have a good chance of getting sick, but I love you kids, and
Those who want to do more than just watch can bring their own game to one of the 18 parks that comprise the Cleveland Metroparks System, unofficially referred to as the Emerald Necklace. You can grab a meal in town, watch a game of baseball, basketball, football or even a basketball game and then head to the park to see your Cleveland Indians. Or catch the Indians in their home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Progressive Field.
Covering an area of nearly 9,300 hectares, it includes over 1,000 hectares of parks, hiking trails and other amenities. Cleveland has more parks than any other city in the United States and the second largest metro park system in North America. There is the University Circle, named after a car that made its turn here, and there is Lake Erie, which overlooks the city of Cleveland, Cleveland State University, the University of Ohio and Cleveland International Airport.
As it was built by a bridge company in the 1890s, it is fitting that the huge trusses give the bridge a similar appearance.
Moses Cleaveland of the Connecticut Land Company came to the mouth of the Cuyahoga River in July 1796 as a surveyor to map the area. It was named after the investor who led the surveying of the land for the Western Reserve.
The settlement grew slowly until adequate roads connected it with other parts of the state. By that time, the threat of Native American attacks was over and the money had been invested in road upgrades, ports and communities.
Pollution became severe, a state that was highlighted by the June 1969 Cuyahoga River fire, caused by floating chemical waste. The city's fire chief said it was a fire at the mill, but the Cleveland recruiter deleted "Cleveland" from his name, probably to save space on the masthead (the spelling is used today).
The exhibition includes a diverse collection of diamonds to dinosaurs and more than 45,000 objects spanning 6,000 years. Some of the soft toys look a bit frayed, but admission is free, so join the tour to see them all, buy your own Major Award leg lamp and even stay overnight if you want to.
If you stay at a hotel with cuisine, you can stay at the historic West Side Market, home to some of Cleveland's most popular restaurants, bars and shops. Here you will find all kinds of fancy fusion cuisine prepared by famous chefs, and you will taste them all while you are there.
Cleveland has a lot of museums, but perhaps one of the best is the city's open-air museum and arboretum, known as the Cleveland Botanic Garden, which houses some of Cleveland's most beautiful trees. According to the Plain Dealer, it has eleven exhibitions annually and helped put Cleveland on the map of the international contemporary art scene. Consider that University Circle alone has more museums and medical, educational, and cultural institutions than you can find in the United States. The best areas for dining and nightlife are the East Side, West Side and North End, as well as the North and South sides.
The last one includes six large, orange sections that stretch 75 feet in length in front of the State Office Building. University Circle is home to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland State University and Ohio State Museum, all of which are home to some of Cleveland's most important cultural, educational and cultural institutions. One of the most famous buildings, the James Madison Library, is one of only three in the country, the rest is laid out on 285 square meters.