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May 9, 2023

Spring into the CLE: Top 10 Experiences to Enjoy This Spring!

Are you as thankful as we are that the weather is finally breaking and spring is on the horizon? With spring comes the beginning of baseball season, rain showers over the city, and with it the blooms of cherry blossoms, daffodils, and wildflowers throughout Cleveland! 

Cleveland, Ohio is a great city to visit in the springtime, with plenty of things to see and do. From enjoying the great outdoors to exploring the city’s culinary scene, there’s something for everyone. Here are our top 10 recommendations for things to do in Cleveland this spring:

1. Take a stroll in the Cleveland Botanical Garden

The Cleveland Botanical Garden is a beautiful place to explore in the springtime. The outdoor gardens are full of colorful flowers and plants, and there’s even a glasshouse with a variety of exotic plants and flowers.

2. Visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a must-visit for music fans. It’s filled with exhibits on the history of rock and roll, with plenty of artifacts and memorabilia from some of the greatest musicians of all time.

3. Take a walk along the Cleveland Metroparks

The Cleveland Metroparks offer miles of trails for hiking, biking, and exploring. There are also several scenic drives that offer breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding countryside.

4. Explore the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is a world-class museum that’s free to the public. It’s home to over 45,000 works of art from around the world, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts.

5. Check out the West Side Market

The West Side Market is a historic indoor market that’s been in operation since 1912. It’s filled with vendors selling fresh produce, meats, and baked goods, as well as a variety of prepared foods.

6. Visit the Cleveland Aquarium

The Cleveland Aquarium is a fun place to explore, with a variety of exhibits featuring marine life from around the world. Highlights include the shark tunnel, where you can see these fascinating creatures up close.

7. Take a day trip to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is just a short drive from Cleveland, and it’s a beautiful place to spend a day. You can hike or bike on the park’s trails, take a scenic train ride, or even go horseback riding.

8. Check out the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is another great museum to explore, with exhibits on everything from dinosaurs to outer space. There’s even a planetarium where you can learn about the night sky.

9. Try some local cuisine at the Greenhouse Tavern

The Greenhouse Tavern is a popular restaurant in Cleveland that’s known for its farm-to-table cuisine. They serve up dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, and their menu changes regularly to reflect the seasons.

10. Take a brewery tour

Cleveland has a thriving craft beer scene, with several breweries and taprooms around the city. Taking a brewery tour is a fun way to sample some of the best beers the city has to offer.


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