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Find all the fun things to do in Cleveland - from attractions, like the Rock Hall to summer festivals.
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Cleveland's Whiskey Island
Cleveland's Whiskey Island has a colorful history, just like the city. Today, the east end of the island at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, boasts a public marina, festive bar and grill and even sand volleyball courts.

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Free Things to Do in Ohio

Enjoying the Buckeye State doesn't have to be expensive. There are scores of things to see, do and experience in Ohio that don't cost a dime.

Vatican Splendors from Saint Peters Basilica and the Vatican Museums
Vatican Splendors, one of the most comprehensive Vatican collections to tour North America, shares 200 art objects and relics spanning more than 2000 years. The exhibit, which will be at Cleveland's Western Reserve Historical Society, from May 31 to September 7 (2008), includes works by Michelangelo, Bernini, and Giotto, among others.

Cleveland Fall Festivals
The northeast Ohio festival season doesn't end with Labor Day. Area communities hosts a variety of scenic, fun, and exciting festivals throughout the fall.

Inside the Crawford Auto Museum
But for Henry Ford's assembly line, Cleveland might have been the "Motor City." In 1900, there were over 1000 small auto manufacturers coexisting in the United States, over 70 of them in Cleveland. See pictures of Cleveland's early cars, displayed at the Crawford Museum.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, in the eastern Cleveland suburb of Beachwood, opened in late 2005. It is a beautiful, 24,000-square foot building that tells the story of the Jewish community in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio -- from the 18th century to the present -- with exhibits, interactive computer displays, and video.

Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art
The Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, located behind the Cleveland Playhouse on Carneigie Avenue, hosts eleven temporary exhibitions each year, featuring emerging international artists as well as notable artists, in all genres, from Northeast Ohio.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Sitting on the edge of Lake Erie in Cleveland Ohio, like a glistening Moorish palace, is the impressive and unique Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Filled with memorabilia, music, and art from the days of the early blues shouters to the present teen idols, this museum is a must-see for any popular music fan.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located in Cleveland's University Circle area, is a treasure trove of over 4 million specimens. Exhibits include Dinosaur bones, natural gemstones and fossils, and a huge section on Ohio birds, plant life, insects, and archeology. A planetarium teaches kids and adults all about the moon, the stars,...

Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland is blessed with a wealth of venerable cultural institutions. One of the most prestigious is the Cleveland Museum of Art, established in 1913. It is one of the United States’ most important art museums and the only major museum in the country to still offer free admission to its permanent collection.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland has a wonderful family-friendly zoo. Located just off of Fulton Road south of downtown, the zoo's highlights include the Rain Forest pavilion, the "Wolf Encounter," and the "Australian Adventure."

Greater Cleveland Aquarium
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium, located in the Powerhouse on the west bank of the Flats, is opening on January 21, 2012. This new Cleveland attraction will feature more than one million gallons of water and marine life than ranges from local Lake Erie fishes to exotic fish from around the globe.

Driving Directions to Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
Horseshoe Casino Cleveland is the first Ohio casino to open its doors. Located in the center of downtown Cleveland at Public Square, the casino features 2,100 slot machines, 65 table games and a separate poker room. Getting to the casino is easy, whether you're coming from the east, south or west.

Gaming at Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
Looking for more information on what games are available at Cleveland's new Horseshoe Casino. We tell you what you need to know.

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Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Cleveland
Looking for free summer movies in and around Cleveland? We have the best spots to watch an outdoor flick.

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