Cleveland Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Cleveland

  • 1. Parks

    The Metroparks are called the Emerald Necklace of Cleveland. They surround the city in a swath of green. Bedford Reservation is south in Garfield Heights and Maple Heights, off I-271 and I-480....

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  • 2. Local neighborhoods

    Chagrin is a quaint little town with its curio shops, restaurants, library etc. Keep your eyes open as you might miss the falls! On the way there, admire the stately mansions tucked behind rows of...

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  • 3. Museums

    Lawnfield is the Presidential Home of President James A. Garfield (1876-1900). From the front porch, he ran for president. There is a railroad just to the north that cut through the Garfield farm, and...

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  • 4. Architecture

    Opened in 1890, it connects Euclid Ave. with Superior Ave. The building consist of three structures. A 9-story office tower on Euclid Ave, a five story arcade of glass and steel connecting to a...

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  • 5. Shopping

    Loganberry Books in the Shaker Square area (of Shaker Hts) is AMAZING!! After Border's closed and I needed to find a new bookstore, I found Loganberry. After being recommended from a few friends, I...

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  • 6. Local Art & Galleries

    The Cleveland International Film Festival is held every year around the middle of March for about 10 days in downtown Cleveland at Tower City Ampitheater. A friend of mine turned me on to the...

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  • 7. Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park

    The Hard Rock Rocksino is a casino with tons of slot machines and tons of the rock and roll memorabilia for which the Hard Rock is known. I visited the Rock...

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  • 8. Jail converted into a beautiful Bed and Breakfast

    The Old Vermilion Jailhouse Bed & Breakfast. Relax in comfort and indulge your dreams in the perfect getaway. Located in the heart of Vermilion’s Historic...

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  • 9. The Marjorie Rosenbaum Plaza.

    Most people that live in Cleveland have no idea what the plaza beneath those two huge airplanes (F4 Phantoms) is all about...It was the inaugural project of The...

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  • 10. Gray's Armory.

    Gray's Armory is a castle-like building that serves as the hub of the Civil War re-enacment group; The 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K. The Armory is...

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  • 11. Amish Country

    Head south to Holmes County, Millersburg and spend a day in Amish Country. Visit the shops which sell the wares of the Amish Farms and craftsmen in the area....

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  • 12. Covered Bridges

    Interested in Coverd Bridges? Ashtabula County has one of the highest concentrations in northeast Ohio. It's quite a drive from Cleveland. If you're on the...

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  • 13. Viking Memorial

    The memorial to Leif Ericson was dedicated to commemorate the fisrt Viking Settlement in North America; they were the first Europeans to settle in North...

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  • 14. Cleveland Public Library - downtown branch.

    I am placing this destination as an off-the beaten path tip, even though it's right downtown on Superior Ave, in obvious view to all. I do this because it's not...

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  • 15. Ohio Historical Markers.

    When around Cleveland, keep an eye out for these historical markers. They're not just in Cleveland, though; throughout the entire state. So, you'll probably...

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  • 16. Businesses in bloom.

    The e-Tech Hatchery now occupies the former C-Tix 'hut' on Star Plaza, downtown. It debuted in February of this year, as an inexpensive opportunity for start-up...

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  • 17. Great View

    If you end up staying at the Holiday Inn Select (it's right near the harbour and Rock and Roll hall of Fame) I suggest that if you want a great view of the...

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  • 18. Hard Rock Cafe guitar

    Although it's certainly obvious, I have moved this tip here since it's really not a must-see. Nonetheless, it's novelty thing to gawk at. You can watch the neon...

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  • 19. Kendall Cliffs

    I had always wanted to do rock climbing on one of those rock walls you always see. My friend Jess had a picture of her rock climbing on her profile on Myspace....

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  • 20. Quiet little Beach

    About 5 miles west of Cleveland in Rocky River, you'll find Bradstreet's Landing. The large pier attracts fisherman from all over while the beach is a favorite...

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  • 21. Rockefeller Park Greenhouse

    This is the oldest civic horticultural center in the country and offers seasonal indoor exhibits (ie. Lots of Lillies in the Spring) as well as 4 acres of...

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  • 22. James A. Garfield Monument/Tomb

    James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the United States. He was born November 19, 1831 near Orange, Ohio. He became the second President to die by...

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  • 23. Geauga County

    This county is located just east of Cleveland. It is still thinly populated and retains its rural feel.The main attractions are the Sea World/ Six Flags,...

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  • 24. NASA Glenn Visitors Center

    The GRC Visitors Center is certainly worth the visit, if you've got the interest. The VC is frequently being updated with new exhibits and many are hands on &...

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  • 25. Heritage Park & Lorenzo Carter cabin.

    This is a somewhat obscure little area! It's not hidden, but oft overlooked as people gawk at the more overt touristy stuff that's nearby in the Flats.There's a...

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