Cleveland Sightseeing - Cleveland Article
Cleveland is a vibrant, culturally diverse city that has so much to offer. Perched on the southern shores of Lake Erie, the city is home to a wide variety of entertainment venues and is the urban center of Northeast Ohio. There are plenty of choices when it comes to sightseeing in Cleveland, so this feature highlights a few of the most interesting and convenient tours available.
Canton/Stark County: America’s Playing Field
The Canton Stark Country are offers many major attractions and destinations including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Gervasi Vineyard, Wm. McKinley Memorial and Presidential Library & Museum, First Ladies National Historic Site as well as the hidden treasure of Amish country, 21 beautiful golf courses, malls, specialty shops and many unique restaurants.
Canton is only a short drive from downtown Cleveland and, as you can see, has much to offer for the convention planner, business or a leisurely vacation. For more information, visit www.visitcantonstark.com
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Take a trip through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and watch the adventure unfold. Meadowland, pinery, marsh, river, ravine and wood. Beaver, fox, deer and owl. Amble through small towns. See a working 19th century
farm and miles of smooth Towpath to bike and/or hike. See a fascinating canal museum, big city shopping and more. This is a trip where time slows. For more information please visit: www.cvsr.org
Go Ape Zip Line and Treetop Adventure
The country’s #1 Zip Line and Treetop Adventure!
A Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course is an outdoor experience that provides participants 2-3 hours of outdoor fun and exercise. The result is spectacular. The course allows participants to explore the park from an otherwise unobtainable vantage point while navigating through the treetops using zip lines, obstacles and Tarzan swings. For more information please visit: www.goape.com
Goodtime III Boat Tours
No visit to Cleveland is complete without experiencing its beauty from the water on the city’s largest excursion ship. This company offers leisure cruises on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie aboard the Goodtime III, which is the largest quadruple-deck, 1,000-passenger luxury ship on the Great Lakes. For schedules and more information, visit www.cruisecleveland.com
Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores and Islands offer an incredible getaway experience for all ages and interests and is just a short ride from any part of Cleveland. Lazy days on the beach, amusement park rides, fishing, craft markets and much much more can be found here. There is truly something for everyone at Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Visit their website for a complete and up to date list of upcoming events and activities as well as information
in regards to lodging, shops and dining options. www.shoresandislands.com
Cleveland Metro Parks
For a true outdoor adventure, the Cleveland Metroparks, often referred to as the area’s Emerald Necklace, is a network of parks consisting of over 21,000 acres and hundreds of miles of walking, bicycling, horse trails, picnic areas, golf courses, fishing spots and is the home of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Certainly something for everyone of every age and interest! www.clevelandmetroparks.com
The Nautica Queen offers brunch, lunch and dinner cruises along Cleveland’s waterfront as well as Sightseeing Only cruises. The food is delicious and these cruises offer a breathtaking view of the Cleveland skyline and cityscape. The Nautica Queen is located on the West Bank of the Flats in the Nautica Entertainment
Complex. For cruise schedules and details, please visit: www.nauticaqueen.com
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