A truly innovative and unique city, Cleveland is a persistent favourite with holidaymakers. In 2005 the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked the location the ‘Most Liveable City in the United States’ and even those who are just temporary residents will love the welcoming and accepting nature of this incredible destination. Located in Ohio next to the impressive Lake Erie, Cleveland has been awarded the nickname ‘Comeback City’ for its constant endeavours to adapt. An exceptionally innovative location, the city has remained a trendsetter for years. Boasting the first indoor shopping centre in the world, as well as laying claim to the invention of the phrase ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’, Cleveland’s fashionable status is unshakable.


Cleveland’s musical heritage is honoured at the [ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum]. Many pieces of awe inspiring memorabilia are stored within this building and several extensive permanent exhibits serve to entertain and educate music fans from all over the world. Handwritten lyrics, instruments, items of clothing and obscure items such as school reports all help to construct a fascinating and moving exploration into internationally worshipped musicians. Each year the city hosts the [ CMJ Rock Hall Music Fest] which stages performances from the music icons of the future. Fans of classical music will appreciate a trip to hear the [ Cleveland Orchestra], one of the most acclaimed orchestras in the United States. Playing at either Serverance Hall or Blossom Music Center, this is an experience holidaymakers will not want to miss.

[ The Cleveland Museum of Art] is a globally respected gallery, featuring a vast selection of works from across the world. Both ancient works and modern masterpieces are represented here; particular favourites include an authentic preliminary casting of The Thinker by Auguste Rodin and an impressive display of Asian art. The Museum of Contemporary Art is perfect for those only wanting to see modern pieces; this impressive gallery generously opens its doors free of charge to all visitors on a Friday.

The [ Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage] is a unique exploration into the multicultural society which exists in the United States. Several different religions are explored, with particular focus being awarded to Judaism. Visitors interested in spirituality will enjoy exploring some of the many churches located in Cleveland. Many houses of worship are located side by side in Church Square, a magnificent testament to the variety of faiths practised within the city.

Lake Erie is one of the United States ‘Great Lakes’. Providing multiple opportunities for swimming and fishing, all should pay a visit to this tremendous location. Those hoping to escape into nature for a few hours will not be disappointed by the beautiful surroundings enveloping Cleveland. Affectionately entitled the ‘Forest City’, Cleveland is home to a multitude of parks and woodland, all providing a wealth of outdoor activities. Located at the base of the Allegheny Mountains, skiers should visit in the winter when conditions are particularly favourable. Fans of adventure will love the many amusement parks located within the city. A favourite with children and adults alike, [ Cedar Point] is home to seventeen roller-coasters.

Visitors will immediately realise that Cleveland is particularly proud of its sports teams. No trip to this city is complete without seeing a game of some variety, whether it be supporting the NFL Cleveland Browns football team, the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers basketball squad or the MLB Cleveland Indians baseball team.


Holidaymakers will not be able to resist the wealth of shopping opportunities on their doorstep when visiting Cleveland. Two of the most popular malls are the Tower City Center and The Galleria at Erieview, which both provide a wealth of stores ranging from designer labels to irresistible souvenirs. Legacy Village and Eton Collection are located on the northeast side of the city and both provide a sophisticated, upmarket shopping experience for those with a more extensive budget. Bargain hunters will love Prime Outlets at Lodi and Aurora Premium Outlets where treasures can be unearthed for those willing to search. Other locations worth browsing include Little Italy, Coventry Village and Larchmere. Little Italy possesses a wealth of art galleries for those hoping to make a substantial purchase.


Those eager to sample local culinary delights will not be disappointed with Cleveland. Providing over a thousand restaurants, the wealth of flavours waiting to be experienced in the city is endless. Ethnic neighbourhoods provide a diverse array of dishes; Slavic Village and Little Italy are just two areas which allow visitors to experience an exciting new culture. Several restaurants have been awarded AAA Four Diamond Awards; particular favourites include The Leopard Restaurant and The Ritz-Carlton. However, visitors need not spend a fortune to enjoy a good meal; a multitude of pizzerias, bagel shops and fast food joints will more than satisfy those on a limited budget. After refuelling, visitors should aim to experience the many different types of evening fun on offer in Cleveland. Theatres, concerts and comedy clubs abound for those hoping to be entertained. A vast wealth of bars and clubs will please those looking to experience some local nightlife. Favourite bars include The Grog Shop, the Lava Lounge and Great Lakes Brewery and those hoping to dance the night away will find no better place than the House of Blues.

Tourist Information

Positively ClevelandHigbee Building100 Public Square, Suite 100Cleveland, OH 44113

  • Tel: (800) 321-1004 or (800) 321-1001
  • E-mail:
  • Website: []


[ Cleveland Hopkins International Airport] is the city’s principal airport. One of the main hubs for Continental Airlines, Cleveland Hopkins offers daily flights to London Gatwick, as well as multiple other destinations around the country and the world. Boasting innovative and effortless means of transportation to the city centre in the form of the RTA Red Line Rapid Service, Cleveland Hopkins provides a stress free, speedy service. The other airport in the city is Burke Lakefront Airport, which predominately provides flights to other destinations in the United States.

All car hire locations in United States