A Record-Breaking 19.2 Million People Visited Cleveland In 2018

For many of us, Cleveland is home. It’s where we were born and where we put down roots, and the culture feels like… well, like the community is one big family. This was once our coveted secret, hidden behind the guise of “the mistake on the lake.” In recent years, however, someone let the cat out of the bag. Recently, Destination Cleveland – the local visitors’ bureau – announced that local tourism has absolutely exploded. Wondering how many people came to Cleveland last year? Let’s find out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

So there you have it! Cleveland, as it turns out, is a burgeoning city for tourism. It’s about time, quite frankly! There’s so much to discover here. What do you think this year’s tourism numbers will look like?

Looking for things to do during your next trip to or staycation in Cleveland? You should add these unusual things to do in Cleveland to your bucket list.