Cleveland Rocks!

Things to do and places to see, all in walking distance!

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

12-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://www.rockhall.com/

Address: 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Phone: 216-781-7625

Visit Cleveland’s most talked about site - the Rock Hall! Known for its unique architecture and cultural significance!

Fun Fact: On June 7, 1993, the Who's Pete Townshend, Chuck Berry, Billy Joel, Sam Phillips, and Ruth Brown (to name a few) attended the Cleveland groundbreaking ceremony for the Rock & Roll Hall of fame!

East 4th Street

8-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://www.east4thstreet.com/

Address: East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

While this cobblestone street is not very long, it is mighty! Mighty popular, I should say!

With numerous restaurants and bars, and proximity to two of our stadiums, it is a prime spot for locals to hang out before and after Indians and Cavs games!

Looking for Cleveland souvenirs? CLE Clothing Co has awesome merchandise to check out!

The Arcade

5-minute walk from hotel

Website: https://www.theclevelandarcade.com/

Address: 420 W. Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Look for the Hyatt Regency!

Walk through the Arcade on your way to East 4th Street! This national historic landmark, which is now home to the Hyatt Regency, is a popular venue for weddings.

Be sure to stop at Rising Star Coffee Roasters, just inside the Superior Ave entrance. This is one of the best coffee shops in Cleveland!

Fun fact: The Arcade opened in May 1890 as the first indoor shopping center in America!

Playhouse Square

16-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://www.playhousesquare.org/

Address: 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

Stroll through the largest performing arts center in the U.S. outside of New York! This theater district draws over a million guests every year, and hosts over 1,000 events!

Take a photo by the world’s largest outdoor chandelier, which hovers over the intersection of Euclid and East 14th!

Public Square

1-minute walk from hotel

Website: https://www.clevelandpublicsquare.com/

Cafe: https://www.wearerebol.com/

Address: Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

Recently recreated by the designer of the High Line in New York City, this 10-acre park has a lot to offer!

There is a walk-through fountain, a monument for civil war veterans, and a ton of green space!

Great Lakes Science Center

15-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://greatscience.com/

Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-694-2000

Fun for all ages! The science center features three floors of interactive exhibits, and a recently renovated DOME theater offering a unique movie-going experience!

There are special exhibits on board the William G. Mather steamship, which is a retired bulk freighter. It is known as "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because of the role it played in Cleveland's steel industry.

Flats East Bank

14-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://flatseastbank.com/

Address: 1055 Old River Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113

You will feel like you are in a beach town at Flats East Bank! Go to one of the many restaurants overlooking the Cuyahoga River, or just walk along the boardwalk and enjoy views of Cleveland's industrial bridges! If you are lucky, you might catch one of the swing bridges moving for a boat to come through!


Suggested walking directions from hotel:

Walk down St Clair Avenue towards West 9th Street.

Notice the Bridgeview Apartments on the corner of St Clair and West 9th, where Lindsey lived for two years!

Take a right onto West 9th, and walk straight!

Notice the Cleveland-themed chalk art under the bridge.

Notice a spectacular view of the Cleveland Browns Stadium.

Take a left onto Front Avenue, and walk down the hill.

Look for Margaritaville and Punch Bowl Social to let you know that you've arrived in the Flats East Bank!


Recommendations once you're there:

Looking for a quick bite? Try Beerhead Bar & Eatery - they have huge soft pretzels and great pizza!

Looking to play some games? You can play bocce ball for FREE at Backyard Bocce! No reservations required.

Feeling adventurous? Take the FREE water taxi to the West Bank of the Flats and go to the aquarium!


North Coast Harbor

12 to 15-minute walk from hotel

Website: http://www.northcoastharbor.org/

Address (pier): 1360 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

This district on the shore of Lake Erie is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Great Lakes Science Center, First Energy Stadium (AKA Browns Stadium), the East Ninth Street Pier...and much more!

On the East Ninth Street Pier - hang out in Voinovich Park, take a picture next to one of the famous Cleveland script signs, and hop aboard the Goodtime III for a scenic boat cruise along the Cuyahoga river.

Goodtime III: https://goodtimeiii.com/site/cruises/public-cruise-schedule


Cleveland Trust Company Building

12-minute walk from hotel

Website: https://clevelandhistorical.org/items/show/761

Address: 900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

On the National Register of Historic Places, this building started as the third largest bank building in the U.S. in 1907. It was used by the Cleveland Trust Company for banking until a merger with Key Bank in the 1990s moved operations to Key Tower.

The first and second floors are now occupied by a local grocery store Heinen's, and the basement holds a nightclub called the Vault.

The stained-glass ceiling in the Rotunda is a must-see!