Cleveland Attractions

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Attractions in Cleveland, Ohio

African Safari Wildlife Park - Mid-west's only drive-thru safari. See and feed over 300 beautiful and exotic animals. Free camel & pony rides, educational animal shows, and pig races. This is a zoo like you have never experienced, be chased by llamas, snuggle up to bison and feed giraffes, all from the comfort of your car!

Akron Art Museum - Focuses on art produced since 1850. Spanning three centuries, like the museum's collection, together they symbolize the museum's dual role as preserver of the past and herald of the future.

Castaway Bay - With its tropical theme, guests feel like they have landed on an island paradise. The indoor waterpark features Rendezvous Run water coaster; a 100,000-gallon wave pool; three 35-foot-tall body slides, Lookout Lagoon Family Funhouse, Toddler’s Tide Pool and more.

Cedar Point - America's Roller Coast- the second oldest amusement park in the country, sits at the end of a slender strip of land, at the edge of Lake Erie. The park boasts the largest number of roller coasters in the world, ranging from the venerable, wooden "Blue Streak" to the 420 foot tall "Top Thrill Dragster." Don't miss all the thrills and excitement of Cedar Point!

Cleveland Botanical Garden - Alive with the plant world’s natural beauty and vital contributions to all life. Guests of the Garden can experience its 20 exquisite specialty gardens and exotic indoor biomes for year-round escape and delight.

The Children's Museum of Cleveland - Discover the World and learn through play. The Children’s Museum of Cleveland has consistently provided quality early learning experiences for children eight years of age and under. The CMC is fast becoming a key resource for both families with young children, and for early childhood professionals and teachers.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - Discover Animals and Plants, Learn and explore. The Zoo is home to many endangered species and participates in cooperative breeding programs for other species. Travel our fascinating world on foot or jump on one of our complimentary ZooTrams.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History - Visitors will find a wide variety of exhibits like a 3 million-year-old human ancestor Australopithecus afarensis, known as "Lucy". Also on display are dinosaur skeletons and a variety of interactive displays sure to please young and old.

Wildwater Kingdom - Located southeast of Cleveland in Aurora Ohio, is a 690 acre family-fun complex, complete with roller coasters, food concessions, and a thrilling water park- all for one admission.

Goodtime 111 Cruise Ship - For courtesy, comfort, and just plain fun, you cannot match the experience of a cruise on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie aboard Cleveland's largest sight-seeing vessel. You'll enjoy the fast changing panorama of Cleveland's skyline and the exciting Flats area as you listen to Larry Morrow point out the many sights and little known historical facts about our All-American City.

Great Lakes Science Center - A fun place for everyone. Three levels of hands-on activities will keep everyone in the family entertained for hours.

Lake Erie Shores and Islands - With a mainland area that spans from Vermilion, Ohio to Genoa, Ohio and inland, plus Kelleys, Middle Bass and South Bass islands, the Lake Erie Shores & Islands boasts more than 150 miles of freshwater coastline and some of the greatest attractions around.

NASA Glenn Research Center Visitor Center - It has more than 140 buildings that include 24 major facilities and over 500 specialized research and test facilities. In addition, Plum Brook Station, located 50 miles west of Cleveland, offers four large, world-class facilities for space technology and capability development on a 6,400-acre installation.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum - The museum’s education programs have become one of the most celebrated and award-winning emanating from any fine arts museum in the nation. Music gives us a microphone to speak to the world. And music has the power to bring generations, nationalities and people together.

The Cleveland Museum of Art - A beautiful Art Museum, The Cleveland Museum of Art is particularly strong on medieval art from Europe and Asia and American art. They are proud to be one of the world’s most distinguished comprehensive art museums and one of northeastern Ohio’s principal civic and cultural institutions.

Ukranian Museum-Archives - Created in 1952 and has been collecting and preserving Ukrainian artifacts ever since. The museum's collection covers a vast range of items including currency, stamps, books, documents, music, posters, artwork, textiles and other cultural treasures.

USS COD Submarine Memorial - A World War II submarine with an interesting history of battles and rescues. The submarine was responsible for the first submarine-to-submarine rescue, which occurred in 1945.

Western Reserve Historical Society - Collections and exhibitions focus on the Western Reserve. Both permanent, and especially changing, exhibitions place the region in its larger historical context. The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum collections illustrate the history of the automotive industry in the Western Reserve as well as nationally and internationally.

WhirlyBall Cleveland - You are about to enter into a whole new Dimension; the Whirly Zone! Your Mount: a WhirlyBug, an incredibly maneuverable, specially equipped bumper car. Your Weapon: a plastic, extremely accurate throwing, catching and shooting device. Prepare to have a ball!