Cleveland June 30, 2017
Here Are 13 Things Everyone In Cleveland Absolutely Loves
Anyone who grows up in Cleveland inevitably forms an emotional attachment to the area. There are some things we come to despise, such as escaping the downtown area via I-90 during rush hour, or those infamously large pot holes. Despite those bumps in the road, the Cleveland area is undeniably awesome. With a diverse population and many enchanting destinations, the atmosphere of the region captures and captivates the interest of its residents. Here are some things locals love:
1. The cultural diversity.
Cleveland is undoubtedly a melting pot, flawlessly blending
across its historic expanse. Whether you are in AsiaTown, Little Italy, the Cultural Gardens of Rockefeller Park, or even just Downtown, you will find yourself immersed in a region that draws its strength from the diversity of the people that built it and continue to make it great.
2. The history.
Clevelanders pioneered the expansion of many industries, and countless
trace their lineage to the area. We especially love our role in music history, and Cleveland celebrates Rock 'n Roll in many different ways.
3. The views.
4. The charming streets.
Cleveland is full of highly walkable
, and even the downtown area is full of pretty places and awesome activities.
5. The sports.
Clevelanders are die-hard fans, and we maintain some intense rivalries with competing teams. All over Northeast Ohio, fans don sports paraphernalia, even in the off-season. We're even proud to show off our Browns gear, which only further attests to our unshakable loyalty!
6. The opportunity for adventure.
There is just
to do in Cleveland that the opportunities for adventure are endless. Whether you are looking to
along the Lake Erie Coast,
the city's best-kept secrets, or
through the area's lovely parks, there is always something to keep you busy while satiating your craving for adventure.
7. Our habits.
Living in Cleveland has endowed us with some
that outsiders may find unusual, but we truly love them. From our unusual vernacular that includes words like "tree lawn" and "Polish boy" to our self-deprecating sense of
, our lifestyle is awesomely weird.
8. The food.
Cleveland is a food-lover's paradise, and our snack options are really endless. We enjoy unusual and delicious
as well as
that are unlike any others, and we all
9. Our many museums.
Cleveland has done a spectacular job of maintaining and celebrating its history. Many
, which range in size from small and intimate to sprawling and impressive, are scattered across the cityscape, enticing visitors with exhibits you have to see to believe.
10. Local places of interest.
Cleveland is full of
both weird and epic, and if there is one thing locals love, it is a casual day trip around the region. Traveling around Northeast Ohio is like a mini-vacation, as there is simply so much to see.
11. The art.
Everywhere you turn, you will find yet another lovely creation that captures the eye. There are plenty of alluring statues across the region, and the elegant architecture of the city demands attention.
12. The romance.
There are a great many
across the city. Whether you are a hopeless romantic or just looking for a sweet spot to take a date, Cleveland offers a multitude of places to love.
13. The city itself.
There is a reason that, even if we try to leave, we always find ourselves returning to Cleveland. The city is spectacular in many ways, and it has found a well-earned place in our hearts.
There is a reason that Clevelanders exude pride for their hometown. While we might not be able to explain it to out-of-staters, our love for the city is the common bond that words transcend. There is so much to do here, and with such a rich culture, there’s a lot to love, too. What is your favorite thing about Cleveland?