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Top 10 Things to Do in Cleveland, Ohio

Akshay Kulkarni Jun 29, 2019
Resting gracefully on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is the second-largest city in Ohio. Steeped in history and culture, this bustling city offers you a plethora of places to adore and exciting things to explore.
Indulge in the far-reaching art collection at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The centerpiece of Wade Park District, it houses more than 61,000 distinct artworks collected from all over the world. Since 1916, the museum is quenching the thirst of universal art seekers, that too, for free.

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Take a tour of Cleveland's inestimable possession - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. Designed by the renowned architect I. M. Pei, this edifice takes you on a musical and historical journey of rock and roll.
If you've kids on board, a visit to the Great Lakes Science Center is a must. Its interactive exhibits and hands-on fun activities engage the kids as well as adults. It houses the NASA Glenn Visitor Center that provides an extensive space experience and a peek into the life of astronauts. Ohh, and there's also a museum inside the ship...
Tour the William G. Mather Museum to take a look at the life on board a working freighter. Nicknamed as “The Ship That Built Cleveland”, it is a 650-ft long flagship restored into a floating maritime museum.
Explore one of the oldest indoor shopping malls in the US - The Arcade. Located at downtown Cleveland and opened in 1890, it is a sublime Victorian architecture which takes you back in time to the 19th century.
All you movie buffs out there, visit the house featured in the 1983 classic 'A Christmas Story'. The house is reconfigured to match the set of the movie and there is a museum across the street that accommodates props, costumes and numerous behind-the-scenes photos from the movie.

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Edgewater Park

A great place to spend your afternoon, the Edgewater Park offers a picturesque view of Cleveland's skyline. An amazing place for the whole family, this is Cleveland's best picnic spot that also offers an exquisite beach.
Shop at the West Side Market - a shopper's stop popular for fresh produce, meats, dairy products, and lots of cuisines from various cultures. Built in 1912, this Neo-Byzantine style market place is the oldest operating market in Cleveland.
Spend an evening at the exciting and entertaining Playhouse Square. A theater district in downtown Cleveland, it offers the best of plays, dance performances, concerts, stand ups, and more.

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Take on a Quest to find all the Cleveland Script Signs. There're six of them spread across the whole city.