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How to Save Money on Cedar Point Tickets
Spending a day at Cedar Point can get expensive, if you're not careful. Fortunately, there are a variety of discounts, if you know where to look.
Best Things to Do with Your Kids in Cleveland
From the Cleveland zoo to the Cleveland Children's Museum to attending a Cleveland Indians game, Northeast Ohio has a wealth of fun things to do for kids -- and their parents. Learn more about what to do with kids in Cleveland.
What You Need to Know about Ohio's Liquor Laws
Ohio's liquor laws can sometimes be confusing, especially if you're new in town. We have the basics you need to know.
Making Sense of Ohio's Fireworks Laws
Are you confused about Ohio's fireworks laws? As July 4th approaches, it's wise to learn what's legal in Ohio and what's not legal when it comes to fireworks.
Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in and around...
Get out and celebrate the Fourth of July in and around Cleveland at one--or more family-friendly fireworks events. (List updated for 2015.)
Where to See July 4th Fireworks in and around...
Get out and celebrate the Fourth of July in and around Erie PA at one -- or more -- of these family-friendly fireworks, music, and festival events. (updated for 2015.)
How to Enjoy Cleveland for Free
Enjoying Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Learn about the fun and free things to do in the city. We have more than 50 ideas.
What to Do with Kids in Cleveland...without...
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio are filled with free activities for kids and adults to enjoy together. There's no excuse not to get out and explore Cleveland museums, parks and other wonders.
Where to Find Cleveland's Lake Erie Beaches
One of the best things about summer in the Cleveland area is the number of beautiful sand beaches in the area.
What to Do in Cleveland in July
Find out all about the fun, entertaining, and exciting events happening in Greater Cleveland during the month of July.
Northeast Ohio Drive-in Theaters
Northeast Ohio opened one of the first drive-in theaters with the debut of Akron's Starlight Auto Theater in 1937. Ohio grew to love the unique movie theaters and by the late 1960s, the state boasted 189 drive-ins. Today, over 80 percent of them are gone, but the remaining dozen or so in Northeast Ohio are a fun place to spend a summer's evening.
Cleveland's Best Places to Host Your Child's...
If you are looking for a fun birthday party option for your child in Cleveland Ohio, look no further. The city has a multitude of options for children of all ages and interests. Your child will love these action packed parties and parents can enjoy the party as well as there is not set-up or clean-up involved.
What Else to See When You Visit Cedar Point
There's more to visiting Cedar Point than just riding the roller coasters. The area has lighthouses, wineries, historic sites and lots more.
Visiting the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland has one of the finest zoos in the country. The 183-acre park south of downtown features animals from around the globe, including many in an open-air setting. Adjacent to the park is a two-acre, enclosed rain forest exhibit.
All about Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first lakeside resorts. In the early 1900s, the scenic location was home to dozens of cottages and was popular with the Midwest
Haunted Cleveland
cleveland has a wealth of sites that are purported to be haunted. Learn more about some of them here.
Where Iron Chef Michael Symon Cooks
Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit.
Enjoy Memphis Kiddle Park in Cleveland
Memphis Kiddie Park has been delighting young children -- and their parents -- since 1952. The park boasts miniature rides, old-style concessions, and an arcade -- all geared towards children 1-8 years old. An adjacent 18-hole miniature golf course is rated one of the best in the state.
Fun Things to Do at Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, was one of Ohio's first lakeside resorts. Today, the popular resort community boasts antique stores, a variety of restaurants, a cool water slide and a host of wineries, just to name a few attractions.
What to See in Cleveland Ohio
Cleveland has a myriad of varied attractions, from the Rock Hall to the Ukrainian Museum. We've picked our favorites.
Find charming and affordable cottage at...
Are you looking for a place to stay at Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio this summer? The 1950s-style resort village offers a diverse collection of cozy cottages, most of which are located within walking distance of the water.
Lake Erie Beaches near Toledo
Looking for somewhere to cool off this summer? Not all beaches are located on the ocean. Toledo and NW Ohio's Lake Erie coastline offers a number of sandy places.
Free (or Nearly Free) Things to Do near Cedar...
Visiting Cedar Point, one of America's favorite amusement parks, can get expensive. However, Ohio's north central region offers a number of fun and interesting things to do that are free or nearly free.
13 Romantic Things to Do in Akron
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance
Discover Ohio's Lake Erie Lighthouses
For more than a century, the lighthouses of Lake Erie have guided ships into the many North coast harbors. Today, many of these gracious structures have been restored and still stand along the shore, from Sandusky to Ashtabula.
A Little About Lake Erie
Lake Erie, which forms Cleveland's northern boundary is the most shallow and the southernmost of the five Great Lakes. The lake provides transportation, employment, food, and recreation to residents of and visitors to Northeast Ohio. It is a bountiful resource and a source of endless fascination.
What's Up with Wade Oval Wednesdays in Cleveland
Wade Oval Wednesdays in Cleveland's University Circle cultural district feature free music, movies and fun.
The Children's Museum of Cleveland
The Children's Museum of Cleveland is an interesting and interactive place for kids and adults to learn and have fun together. Located in the University Circle neighborhood, the museum, established in 1981, is designed specifically for children ages 12 months - 8 years and their caregivers. It's a great place to spend the afternoon.
Where to See July 4th Fireworks around Cincinnati
Get out and celebrate the Fourth of July in and around Cincinnati at one -- or more -- of these family-friendly fireworks, music, and festival events. (Updated for 2015.)
Planning your visit to the Great Lakes Science...
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What's the Deal with the Return of the Buzzards...
Each March 15, the city of Hinckley, Ohio eagerly awaits the return of the buzzards at the Hinckley Reservation, part of the Cleveland Metroparks.
The Fish of Lake Erie
Lake Erie, the shallowest lake of the five Great Lakes, is home to an abundant supply of fish. All year, there is some species to be found in this body of water that forms most of Ohio's northern boundary. Learn a little about eight of the most prevalent Lake Erie fish.
What to See at the Cleveland Aquarium
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium, located in the Powerhouse on the west bank of the Flats features more than one million gallons of water and marine life than ranges from local Lake Erie fishes to exotic fish from around the globe.
Visiting Akron? 9 Free Things to Do
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating
What Are those Cleveland Bugs?
Each spring and fall, Cleveland's lakefront communities are invaded by small, harmless, mosquito-like insects called midges. They only stay about five-ten days, but the swarms can be startling to visitors and newcomers.
Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment...
Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment Center, located in Medina Ohio, is loaded with fun recreation options for the whole family.
Where to Find the Best Summer Festivals in...
Summer festivals are an integral part of enjoying summer in northeast Ohio. Make sure that you include some of these favorites.
Your Best Guide to Blossom Music Center...
Blossom Music Center, located between Cleveland and Akron, is a scenic venue for all sorts of summer music concerts. See what's playing in 2015.
Put-in-Bay Ohio
Put-in-Bay, located on South Bass Island, just north of Sandusky and Port Clinton Ohio, is Ohio's Lake Erie playground. Cut off in the winter, the island comes alive in the summer with antique stores, a vibrant marina, lots of lively bars and restaurants, and a home-grown brewery and historic winery. Put-in-Bay belongs in every Clevelander's summer plans.
What to Do in Cleveland in June
Find out all of the diverse, entertaining, and fun things happening in greater Cleveland during the month of June.
Read a Little at Cleveland's Independent...
Looking for something to read in Cleveland? Take a look at our choices for the most interesting independent bookstores in Northeast Ohio.
What to See at Lake Farmpark
Lake Farmpark is a delightful working farm and learning center, just 25 miles east of downtown Cleveland. See 50 different breeds of livestock, marvel at honey and maple syrup being made, and enjoy one of the many special events, such as the annual Vintage Ohio wine festival held at the park. It's fun for the whole family.
How to Beat the Lines at Cedar Point
Cedar Point, the second oldest amusement park in the country, sits at the end of a slender 364-acre strip of land, at the edge of Lake Erie. Located about an hour and a half's drive from downtown Cleveland. Sometimes the lines for the most popular rides can get alarmingly long, especially in the middle of the summer. Here are a few tips on beating the lines at Cedar Point.
Visiting Cleveland's Tremont Neighborhood
Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood is centered around Lincoln Park, a large green area lined with historic churches, trendy restaurants, and restored Victorian homes.
How to Save Money on Kings Island Tickets
Discounts to Kings Island Amusement Park are available, if you know where to look. We'll point you in the right direction. (Updated for 2015.)
10 Romantic Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland offers a number of romantic things to do, from watching the sun set over Lake Erie to creating a picnic at the West Side Market to exploring the Larchmere Blvd. antique district. Learn more about Cleveland's romantic side.
Movies Filmed in Northeast Ohio
Cleveland has been the set of numerous major movies. In addition, the city is home to several very talented independent filmmakers and the annual Cleveland International Film Festival.
Where to Camp near Geneva-on-the-Lake
Geneva-on-the-Lake, located on the shores of Lake Erie about an hour's drive east of Cleveland, is one of the area's premier summer resorts. The community combines 1950s-style fun with beautiful lake views, wineries and antique stores. There's even a giant slide. If you're headed to Geneva-on-the-Lake this season and what an alternative to pricey hotels, check out these camping and rv sites.
How to Make a Difference in Cleveland
You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference to the people and the city of Cleveland. There are many things to can do that don't cost money or cost very little...not to mention the satisfaction of helping others. Set aside some time each week to invest in Cleveland.
A Handy Guide to Cleveland Shopping Malls
Cleveland and the surrounding area is home to a number of fun and interesting shopping centers. We have all of the places to shop around the north coast.
A Walk Through Cleveland's Botanical Garden
The Cleveland Botanical Garden, originally called the Cleveland Garden Center, was founded in 1930, primarily as a place to house the extensive library of garden books donated by Eleanor Squire. The center was first located in a small boathouse on the shore of Wade Lagoon. The Center moved to its present location -- the former site of the Cleveland Zoo -- in 1966 and added the 18,000-square foot Glasshouse in the mid-1990s when the Center changed its name.
Cruise Lake Erie on the Goodtime III
The Goodtime III is Cleveland's largest sightseeing vessel. The spacious, four-deck ship operates a regular schedule of Lake Erie and Cuyahoga River narrated sightseeing cruises from May through September as well as periodic theme cruises, dance cruises, and Friday happy hour cruises.
Where to Camp near Cedar Point
A family trip to Cedar Point can get expensive. One way to save on money while enjoying the beautiful, northeast Ohio landscape is to camp instead of staying at a Cedar Point area hotel. Sandusky and the area around the park have several, excellent campgrounds.
What You Need to Know about Ohio's Two Nuclear...
Ohio has two nuclear power plants, both located along the shores of Lake Erie in the northern part of the state. They are the Davis-Besse plant in Oak Harbor, near Sandusky, and Perry Nuclear Plant, east of Cleveland. Learn more about Ohio's nuclear facilities.
Enjoying Cedar Point
Located just over an hour's drive from downtown Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, Cedar Point Amusement Park offers more roller coasters than any other park in the world as well as live stage shows, dozens of rides, a white sand beach, and lots of fun for all ages.
Where to see July 4th fireworks around Toledo
Get out and celebrate the Fourth of July in and around Toledo at one -- or more -- of these family-friendly fireworks, music, and festival events. (updated for 2015.)
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.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad runs through Ohio's only National Park, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, from Cleveland to Akron and Canton. A variety of excursions are offered year-round and each trip is a different adventure filled with fun, history and beautiful scenery.
Cleveland Discount Coupons
Cleveland doesn't have to be expensive. Use one or more of these discount coupons on your next trip to
Take a Peek at the Crawford Auto Museum
Cleveland, from 1890 to 1920, had a dozen quality automobile manufactures, including Winton Motors, White Motors, and Peerless. Examples of these early autos can be found in Cleveland's Crawford Auto Museum, created by TRW founder and early aviator, Frederick Crawford.
Visiting Rockefeller Park Greenhouse in...
Cleveland's Rockefeller Park Greenhouse, located just off of Martin Luther King Blvd. near University Circle, is a wonderful collection of exotic and native plants. Admission to the greenhouse is free and highlights include the extensive orchid and tropical plant exhibits as well as the spring bulb and December holiday plants displays.
Be Italian for a Day at Cleveland's Feast of...
Cleveland Ohio's Feast of the Assumption, held each year in mid-August in the city's Little Italy neighborhood, is a four-day street fair that celebrates the Catholic Day of Assumption (August 15), when the Virgin Mary died and assumed her place beside Jesus. The Feast is a fun-filled Italian street party with rides, food, live music, a procession, and lots of fun.
How to Get Your Ohio Golden Buckeye Card
The state of Ohio offers residents over 60 years old thousands of discounts via their Golden Buckeye Card program. Find out how to apply for your card.
USS Cod
The USS Cod is a retired World War II SS-224 submarine, moored at Cleveland's North Coast Harbor, near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The USS Cod, a National Historic Site, is the only such vessel to be kept intact and visitors climb the vertical ladders through its hatches, just as the sailors did during active duty.
Ohio Outlet Malls
Ohio is loaded with bargains on quality merchandise at a collection of factory outlet stores and outlet malls located all over the state. Visit one or more and save a bundle.
Visit Ohio's Boston Mills ArtFest this Summer
Here's what you need to know before heading out to Northeast Ohio's annual Boston Mills ArtFest. (updated for 2014)
How to Get an Ohio Fishing License
Ohio's Lake Erie shoreline, many rivers and inland lakes offer excellent fishing opportunities, but first you must get an Ohio fishing license.
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 specimen. 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, and the galaxy.
Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art, located about 15 minutes east of downtown Cleveland in the University Circle area, which houses several other Cleveland museums and attractions, is known for its extensive collection of Pre-Columbian art, medieval European Art, and Asian and Indian art.
Lake View Cemetery - Cleveland Ohio
Lakeview Cemetery, founded in 1869 by wealthy Clevelanders including Jeptha Wade, was modeled after Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery as well as the historic cemeteries of France and England. The 285-acre scenic park is home to over 102,000 graves, with an average of 700 burials annually. Although the cemetery is known for its illustrious residents, anyone can be buried there, regardless of race, creed, religion, or walk of life.
Cleveland Area Zip Codes
Greater Cleveland is made up of dozens of communities, each with its own zip code and post office. Find Cleveland and suburban community zip codes in this comprehensive list.
More FREE Things to Do in Cleveland
Cleveland Ohio has an amazing array of small museums, art festivals, and concerts, all available for free. Learn more about what to do in Cleveland and the surrounding area, without spending a dime.
Learn to Make Sauerkraut Balls Like They Eat...
Sauerkraut balls are a traditional Northeast Ohio favorite. They combine the cabbage so abundant in the fall with the region's German heritage. The combination is delicious. This recipe is my variation on the one made famous by McGarvey's in Vermilion. I make no claim to its being authentic.
Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks
The Cleveland Browns have had a laundry list of quarterbacks throughout their long history, especially in recent years. How many of these starters do you recognize?
Where to Stay when Visting Cedar Point
Looking for a place to stay near Cedar Point, America's favorite amusement park? The area boasts a wide range of accommodations from chain hotels to bed and breakfast inns to the historic, beachfront Breakers Hotel at Cedar Point.
The Cleveland Orchestra Summer Schedule 2015
Blossom Music Center, between Cleveland and Akron, is the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Find all of the 2014 concert dates here.
Top 10 Akron Playgrounds
Kids love to play and the Akron Ohio area has some great playgrounds for kids - here are the top ten. Playgrounds are safe places for kids to exercise, play with other kids, and enjoy the great outdoors.
How to Get a Marriage License in Greater...
Getting a marriage license in Northeast Ohio is relatively easy. Just bring the necessary documentation and follow a few simple steps.
Things to See and Do Near Kings Island...
Visiting Kings Island Amusement Park isn't the only thing to do in Mason, Ohio. The area boasts sports, antiquing and plenty of historic sites.
Waldameer Park in Erie PA
Cedar Point isn't the only amusement park within a two-hour drive of Cleveland. Erie's Waldameer Park offers a variety of classic, kiddie and thrill rides as well as a water park, picnic area and carousel.
Why is Cleveland the "Home of Rock and Roll"?
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Kelleys Island
Kelleys Island, the largest of the Lake Erie islands, is located just off the north central Ohio coastline, accessible by frequent ferries and small airplanes. The island is a summertime favorite. Less crowded than its cousin, Middle Bass Island and Put-in-Bay, Kelleys is known for its restaurants, winery, Victorian Houses, and its Glacial Grooves, remnants from the Ice Age.
Cleveland Metroparks
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Learn about Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic is Cleveland's largest private employer as well as one of the most well-regarded hospitals in the United States. The facility sits on 140 acres in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood and is spread out over 41 buildings. The Clinic also has 12 community hospitals and health centers in NE Ohio and Florida and is expanding throughout the world.
Romantic Things to Do in Toledo and Northwest...
Toledo may not stand out as a romantic destination, but there are plenty of ways for couples to spend time together connecting at many locations in Northwest Ohio.
Northeast Ohio Water Parks
Water parks are great for cooling off in the summer and indoor parks are an ideal getaway from the snow and cold of a Northeast Ohio winter. Cleveland, and the surrounding area, has a number of fun resorts and other water parks. Below are our favorites.
Northeast Ohio Colleges and Universities
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio are home to a diverse collection of colleges and universities, from public urban schools, like Cleveland State University, to private small town colleges, like Hiram College. Learn more about these Ohio institutions of higher learning.
Powerhouse on the West Bank of the Flats
The Cleveland Powerhouse, on the West Bank of the Flats just outside of downtown Cleveland, is a former power station transformed into retail shops, restaurants, and a comedy club. The red brick building sits along the Cuyahoga River, next to the Plain Dealer Pavilion concert venue, and offers spectacular views of the Cleveland skyline.
Northeast Ohio Amish Country Restaurants
Northeast Ohio's Amish country, just southeast of Cleveland, offers a variety of delicious, home-style restaurants, with traditional Amish specialties such as meatloaf, weiner schnitzel, and homemade pies.
A Visit to the Cleveland Botanical Garden...
Every two years, the Cleveland Botanical Garden welcomes spring with a lavish showing of twenty specially-created gardens, expert lecturers and demonstrations, and a world-class horticulture and flower-arranging competition. Join me for a visit to the 2007 Cleveland Botanical Garden Flower Show.
What's There to Do in Cincinnati?
Cincinnati makes a nice, affordable getaway from Cleveland. The city on the Ohio River has museum, fun neighborhoods and even a casino.
Ohio Presidents
The United States has had fewer than 50 presidents in her 200+ years, but eight of them have come from
What You Need to Know about Attending Cleveland...
Heading out to Berea for the Cleveland Browns Training Camp this summer? Here's what you need to know to make the most of this free and fun event.
Cleveland Harborfest - Cleveland Tall Ships...
The Cleveland Tall Ships Festival, held every three years in July in downtown Cleveland, is a five-day festival showcasing magnificent tall sailing ships. Activities include ship tours, a ship parade, a kids' discovery area, live entertainment, food, and fun. Visitors can even take a sail-away tour on one of the ships.
Gallucci's Italian Food Market
Gust Gallucci's is a complete Italian food market, located in Cleveland's Midtown Corridor, halfway between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Started 85 years ago by an Italian immigrant, Gust Gallucci, hungry for the food of his homeland, Gallucci's still sells a wide variety of Italian canned goods, fresh and cured meats, cheeses, wines, and Italian housewares.
Wildwater Kingdom Discounts
Are you looking for ways to save money on admission to Ohio's Wildwater Kingdom water park? We have seven ways to avoid paying full price at the ticket gate.
What's New for 2015 at Cedar Point?
There are plenty of new additions for 2015 at Cedar Point, from a new coaster to a new restaurant.
Best Places to Eat in Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Geneva-on-the-Lake , located about one hour's drive east of downtown Cleveland, is a quirky, relaxed,
Cleveland's Asiatown
Cleveland's Asiatown, roughly bounded by Superior, Payne, East 29th and East 39th Streets, is small but colorful. Located just east of downtown, the neighborhood features interesting architecture, delicious and varied restaurants, and unique Asian shopping. Cleveland's Asiatown continues to evolve as old families and new money move to the area, rehabbing old buildings and creating new businesses.
Top Things to Do in Downtown Akron
Downtown Akron is alive and thriving with many exciting entertainment, dining, shopping, and attractions for the entire family. Choose from among the best things to do in Downtown Akron in the following list.
How to Apply for Food Stamps in Cuyahoga County...
Cuyahoga County offers food stamp assistance for needy citizens. Here's a walk-through of the steps necessary to apply for this assistance, written by a CSU student, who just applied for -- and received -- food stamps.
Harry London Chocolates
The Harry London Chocolate Factory has been creating the finest of candies and chocolates in Akron for the past 84 years. Enjoy a guided tour where you can see how they churn out over 80,000 pounds of delicious chocolates and candies and treat yourself to free samples of their many candies and chocolates.
Nautica Queen Cruises
The best view of downtown Cleveland is from just offshore in Lake Erie. There's no better way to enjoy that view than from the Nautica Queen, a romantic and charming ship that host luncheon and dinner cruises as well as Sunday brunch. It's also an ideal venue for a corporate party, a birthday party, or a wedding reception.
Free Things to Do in Cincinnati Ohio
Enjoying Cincinnati Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The Queen City offers a wealth of parks, museums, historic neighborhoods, and other attractions that are free to the public.
Tour Cleveland's University Circle Cultural...
University Circle is Cleveland, Ohio's cultural center and home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and several other venerable institutions.
Akron Attractions
Akron Ohio, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, is rich in industrial, artistic, and technological
Kids Eat Free in Cleveland
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Learn about Cleveland's top attraction, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
How to Beat the Lines at Kings Island
Kings Island, opened in 1972, is located 24 miles NE of Cincinnati, just off of I-71. The 364-acre family amusement park features 41 rides, including 14 coasters as well as a host of other attractions. A visit to Kings Island makes a nice weekend getaway from Cleveland. Here are a few tips on beating the lines at Kings Island.
Hudson Ohio
Hudson Ohio, located about 45 minutes southeast of Cleveland, is an affluent suburb, with a historic shopping district, many fine restaurants, and a history dating back to the early days of the Western Reserve.
What You Need to Know about Visiting Stan Hywet...
Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, Ohio is a National Historic Landmark. The 65-room Tudor-style mansion was built by Goodyear Rubber Company founder, F.A. Seiberling and his wife Gertrude. Today, the gracious mansion and elaborate gardens are open to the public. The site also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.
Bet You Didn't Know These Fun Ohio Facts
Learn Ohio's state flower, state bird, largest county, number of counties, lowest point, and lots more Ohio facts.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park extends from just south of I-480 all the way to Akron, along the Cuyahoga River. The scenic area offers history, hiking, bicycling, winter sports, and all sorts of learning opportunities. What's more: it's free.
Walk around Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood
Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, located on Mayfield Road, just south of Euclid Ave., grew up in
Where to Have Your Child's Birthday Party in...
If you are looking for a fun birthday party option for your child in Akron Ohio, look no further. The city has a multitude of options for children of all ages and interests. Your child will love these action packed parties and parents can enjoy the party as well as there is not set-up or clean-up involved.
Where is 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.
Dr. Bob's House in Akron -- Where AA Began
Dr. Bob's Home, in Akron Ohio, is where Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) all started in 1935. Learn more about this free, and inspirational, northeast Ohio attraction.
Cleveland Gay and Lesbian Bars
Cleveland has a number of gay and lesbian bars, ranging from dance clubs to those with karoke nights to leather bars. Here's a look at some of the most popular.
Lake Erie Catfish
Lake Erie Catfish, also known as Channel Catfish and Spotted Catfish, are an Ohio native. This tolerant
Visiting Cleveland's Western Reserve Historical...
The Western Reserve Historical Society, located in Cleveland's University Circle neighborhood, is actually two museums -- the History Museum and the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum -- plus an extensive library. It's rarely crowded and it's filled with interesting exhibits about Cleveland from the days of Moses Cleaveland to the present.
National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
The National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum in Akron Ohio, founded in 1973, honors the men and women inventors who are responsible for great technological advances. Each May, the museum honors its new class of inductees
What's Happening in Cleveland in August
Find out all about the fun and exciting things happening in and around Cleveland during the month of August.
What is the Average Annual Snowfall in Cleveland?
Cleveland is known for her snowy winters, especially early and late in the season when an unfrozen Lake Erie creates buckets of lake effect snow. Just how much snow does Cleveland get each year?
Cleveland Furniture Stores
Greater Cleveland has a great collection of independent and chain furniture stores, whether you're looking for one piece or decorating an entire house.
Dayton Attractions
Dayton, located half-way between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, offers a wealth of interesting--and affordable--things to do and see. Called the
Wildwater Kingdom Water Park
Wildwater Kingdom Water Park, located southeast of Cleveland in Aurora Ohio, is a 690 acre family-fun complex, complete with a variety of water attractions, a tidal wave pool, and thrilling water rides. The park complex, which includes the former Geauga Lake property, first opened in 1888 and is one of the country's oldest amusement facilities.
Visitor's Guide to Ohio's Indian Burial Mounds
Ohio has more than 70 Indian mounds, burial sites of the Adena and Hopewell tribes --the "mound builders"--who
Where to Find Summer Art Festivals in Cleveland
Cleveland, and Northeast Ohio, have a rich history of arts and culture. In the summer, art comes outside in dozens of arts festivals. Some are serious juried shows; some feature up-and-coming local artists; all are interesting and fun. Check out our favorite area summer arts festivals (in date order).
How to Apply for a US Passport in Cleveland
A US passport is an internationally-accepted document, issued by the US government, that establishes the bearer's identify and allows him to travel abroad. Find out how and where to apply for your US passport in Cleveland.
Fishing on Lake Erie
Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes and the smallest by volume, makes most of the northern boundary of Ohio, including Cleveland. The lake is 241 miles long and touches Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York as well as Ontario Canada. Lake Erie has an average depth of just 62'. Page 5.
Chagrin Falls
Chagrin Falls, a picturesque village of 4000 residents, sits at the edge of Cuyahoga County, about 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland. The town, named for the scenic falls in the center of town, is known for its historic architecture, varied restaurants, interesting antique shopping and art galleries, and its vibrant arts community.
Lake Erie Walleye
Walleye, a medium-sized freshwater fish, is plentiful in the Great Lakes and the rivers and streams that flow from and into the Lakes. In Ohio, the fish is a springtime fishing favorite, particularly in the Maumee River near Toledo and in the Canadian waters of Lake Erie. Page 9.
Chill Out at a Cleveland Area State Park
Ohio has 74 state parks and some of the best of them are located in the Northern part of the state.
Hale Farm and Village
Hale Farm and Village, a part of the Western Reserve Historical Society, is a working museum, adjacent to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Once the home of early Western Reserve settler, Jonathan Hale, the museum features livestock, 19th century working artisans, and the original red brick farmhouse.
White Perch
Though not native to Ohio waters, white perch have become established in Lake Erie and the rest of the
Lakehouse Inn and Winery
Geneva-on-the-Lake's Lakehouse Inn combines manicured gardens, a winery, a restaurant, and a bed and breakfast inn with a dramatic, sweeping view of Lake Erie.
Shaker Heights Ohio
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What You Need to Know about Steelyard Commons...
Steelyard Commons, with stores, restaurants and hiking trails, has risen from the LTV's abandoned no. 2 finishing mill in the heart of the city.
White Bass
The White Bass, also called the Silver Bass, is distinguished by its silver color and white belly. This
What You Need to Know about Ohio Hunting Season
Ohio offers a variety of hunting licenses, for deer, wild turkey, wild boar, waterfowl, and small game. Each has category has its own season and requirements. Learn more about how to get an Ohio hunting license.
Aurora Farms Premium Outlets
Aurora Farms Premium Outlets, the closest outlet center to Cleveland, offers more than 70 quality discount retailers in a park-like setting.
You Had No Idea There Were So Many Songs About...
We may not have romantic ballads like "I left my heart in San Francisco" or iconic anthems like "New
Wal-Mart Stores in Greater Cleveland
Find Wal-Mart stores in Cleveland. Love them or hate them, you have to admit that Wal-Mart, America's largest retailer, has just about everything. Plus, most stores are open 24 hours. Greater Cleveland has a large selection of Wal-Mart locations. Find one near you.
Northern Pike
The Northern Pike is a long, slender fish, native to Ohio. It is found primarily in the Lake Erie waters
Cleveland Summer Outdoor Concert Schedules
Cleveland has a variety of scenic and festive outdoor concert venues. Learn who's playing this summer at Blossom Music Center, in downtown Cleveland, and at Cain Park on Cleveland's east side, among others.
Tremont Restaurants
Tremont is one of Cleveland's most unique and popular neighborhoods. Located just south of downtown, the compact area is loaded with eateries--from fine dining to sandwich shops. Below are a few of our favorites:
Parking near Horseshoe Casino Cleveland
Are you concerned about where to park when you visit the new Horseshoe Casino Cleveland? You don't have to be. The casino and the surrounding area offers a huge number of parking spots as well as public transportation to all points around the city. Here's what you need to know:
Quaker Square - Akron Ohio
Originally 36 storage silos belonging to the Quaker Oats Company, Akron's Quaker Square is a wonderful example of an industrial restoration. The 1932 silos, which once held over 1.5 million bushels of grain, are now the home of a luxury hotel, restaurants, and a unique shopping mall. It's an Akron landmark.
The Cleveland Orchestra
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Who's Playing at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park this...
Nelson Ledges, located 30 minutes east of Cleveland in Portage County, offers swimming, camping, hiking, and lots of outdoor fun. In the spring, summer, and fall, it is also the home of numerous music festivals, including Hookah Weekend and the Grateful Fest.
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