Select From an Array of Things to Do in Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Metropark Zoo
One of Cleveland's most family-friendly things to do, the Cleveland Metropark Zoo is home to the largest collection of primates in the United States. Stroll through 168 wooded acres as you enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of thousands of animals, including 84 endangered species. The zoo is also home to a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm.
Cheer on the beloved Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. Situated in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, the stadium offers travelers the ultimate game day experience, including the Browns Backyard Bash, the only official tailgate party prior to each home game. Featuring entertainment, games, food and great offers from the Browns corporate partners, the party starts two hours prior to kick-off. Another popular thing to do before or after the game is to visit Brownstown, a unique entertainment complex that offers an array of shopping, dining and entertainment options.
Cheer on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Situated in the heart of downtown Cleveland, the park is a perfect place to spend a weekend, offering both a fan-friendly atmosphere and an intimate environment.
Playhouse Square Center
In the early 1920s, five opulent theaters - the Allen, Ohio, State, Palace and Hannah - opened along a stretch of Cleveland's Euclid Avenue and became known as "Playhouse Square." Today, the playhouse continues to thrive, showcasing a wide variety of Broadway shows, plays, musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary performing arts.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
A popular thing to do with visitors of all ages, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum features interactive exhibits, films, videos and priceless musical artifacts from the most important and culturally relevant artists throughout history. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was designed by internally renowned architect I. M. Pei and is one of Cleveland's most remarkable architectural structures.
The Quicken Loans Arena
Home to Cleveland’s third professional sports team, the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, the Q Arena as it is known by locals, is a premier sports and entertainment facility located in Cleveland’s downtown core. In addition to basketball, the Q is home to the Cleveland Barons, a minor league hockey team, national concerts and other entertainment events.
Opened in May 2012, the Horseshoe Casino was the first casino to open in Ohio. There are over 2,000 slot machines and 89 table games spread across the 96,000 square feet of gaming space in a Las Vegas-styled design. The casino is smoke-free and located at Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland.
Great Lakes Science Center
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.
Cleveland Museum of Art
Featuring masterpieces from the ancient cultures in Greece, Rome and Egypt, along with modern and impressionist art, the art museum’s collections includes over 41,000 items. Included in the collection are favorites from Monet, Picasso and van Gough.