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Give the Gift of Experiences: Things to do in Cleveland

Save yourself some time and avoid the crowds this holiday when you give the gift of experiences with these things to do in Cleveland.
Things to do in Cleveland

This holiday, give the gift of experiences.

We all have those friends and family members that we’re never quite sure how to buy for. This year, why not give them the opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime?

Last year, my husband and I decided to skip the gifts, okay, we didn’t skip them entirely, but we did minimize what we bought our grown kids and opted for a fun family getaway to Cleveland instead. We enjoyed our getaway so much that we’ve decided to repeat the occasion this year.   

If you’re ready to provide experiences over gifts, I have a few ideas for you.

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Things to do in Cleveland

Cleveland is one of my favorite cities to explore in Ohio. And it should be, I have written two books about it. But I've heard from many people that Cleveland is overwhelming and they don't know where to start.

My suggestion would really be based on what you're interested in.

Art? Cleveland has you covered.

History? Yep, you'll find that too.

Music? Cleveland is the rock and roll city.

Sports? Uh-huh.

The Outdoors? Cleveland's Metroparks will surprise you.

There really is a ton to see and do. So much that you can't possibly do it in one or even two weekends. However, you can get a taste of Cleveland when you join one of the many tours that are offered in the city.

Here are a few suggestions.

Do you have a favorite experience in Cleveland that you would add? Leave a comment and share it below!

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debbie ann

Tuesday 4th of February 2020

Cleveland is my hometown and I love it. I always go to Tommy’s, as many times as I can. I also always go to the Cleveland Art Museum and hopefully hear the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall. I also eat as much as Mitchells ice cream as possible. I try to see a film at cinematheque or at Cedar/Lee. Last time I checked out the medical museum on the CWRU campus. Also the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Tonya Prater

Wednesday 25th of March 2020

Thank you for sharing your favorite things to do in Cleveland! There is so much to see and do that it can easily be overwhelming. I have always loved the Cleveland Art Museum and try to visit each time I'm in town. The collection is amazing and it's so manageable. I'll have to check out the Museum of Contemporary Art next time I'm there. I've not seen that one. Have you been to the Lake View Cemetery? I recommend going if cemeteries don't creep you out. It is simply beautiful. Protection Status
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