Beauty is everywhere in Cleveland. From our architecture to our parks to our art, there is no shortage of amazing sights and experiences in the Forest City that await your discovery. Take a look at these fifteen jaw-dropping places and see just how breathtaking Cleveland can be.
1. Cleveland Botanical Gardens
The unbelievably lush green wonderland within the Cleveland Botanical Garden's glass walls is bright and amazing year-round. A walk through its wonderful flora will make you feel like you've stepped into another world.
2. Cleveland Museum Of Art
This huge museum houses more than 30,000 unforgettable pieces spanning the entire history of art. Whether you're browsing Renaissance paintings or ancient sculptures, every trip reveals something new and beautiful.
3. Mill Creek Falls
Mill Creek Falls is a breathtaking slice of the majesty of nature right within Cleveland's city limits. The falls are beautiful any time of year, even when the winter cold freezes them over.
4. Cleveland Arcade
The Cleveland Arcade is one of the oldest and most beloved buildings in Cleveland, boasting a rich history as America's first shopping mall. The gorgeous architecture and iconic skylight are still standing today.
5. Willard Park
No part of Cleveland better blends our love of natural and manmade beauty than the amazing sculpture garden at Willard Park. You can spend the afternoon walking the soft grass and contemplating each beautiful sculpture, including the famous giant stamp.
6. Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument
This powerful monument pays tribute to Civil War troops from Cuyahoga County. As time passes, the monument continues to humble and inspire.
7. Little Italy
Little Italy brings an authentic Italian experience to Cleveland, from its many amazing restaurants to the gorgeous European architecture and the cobblestone streets. There's no better place in the city to immerse yourself in foreign culture.
8. Severance Hall
A building that sounds as rich and ornate as it looks, Severance Hall is home to the internationally-recognized Cleveland Orchestra.
9. Cuyahoga River
The mighty Cuyahoga River stretches across much of Northeast Ohio before depositing in Lake Erie in Cleveland. The Forest City treats the Cuyahoga like a lifeline, and the riverfront makes for one of the loveliest parts of Cleveland. And speaking of Erie...
10. Lake Erie
Even the splendor of the Cuyahoga pales in comparison to Lake Erie. This Great Lake makes up the iconic North Coast, and the view of the city skyline from Edgewater Beach is simply stunning.
11. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland's zoo is one of the best in America, and a new exotic adventure awaits you at every exhibit.
12. Trinity Cathedral
This stately cathedral blends majestic Gothic architecture with amazing stained glass murals in almost every window.
13. West Side Market
It's obvious that the West Side Market is a one-of-a-kind indoor shopping experience, but longtime visitors know that it's so much more. The building has been in operation since 1912, and you can practically feel that history in every stall.
14. James A. Garfield Memorial
This haunting memorial to assassinated President and Ohio native James Garfield is an unforgettable sight. It is open to the public from April through November, and it is something every Clevelander with an interest in politics or history should see at least once.
15. East 4th Street
The most exciting neighborhood in Cleveland, the lights and life on East 4th at all hours of the day show what Cleveland is all about unlike anywhere else in the city.
Are there any amazing places in Cleveland that we overlooked? Tell us about them in the comment section.