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[[Image:Map of Ohio highlighting Cuyahoga.jpg|thumb|200px|Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA]]
 
[[Image:Map of Ohio highlighting Cuyahoga.jpg|thumb|200px|Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA]]
'''Cuyahoga''' is a county in [[Northeast Ohio]]. The City of [[Cleveland (Ohio)|Cleveland]] is its County Seat and the hub a 13-county region with 4.5 million people.
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'''Cuyahoga''' [http://www.cuyahogacounty.us] is a county in [[Northeast Ohio]]. The City of [[Cleveland (Ohio)|Cleveland]] is its County Seat and the hub a 13-county region with 4.5 million people.
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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===Big City===
 
===Big City===
*'''Cleveland''' [http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us], the County Seat of Cuyahoga County, is the "Rock and Roll Capital of the World" and home to one of the five richest collections of arts and culture institutions in the US.
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*'''[[Cleveland]]''' [http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us], the County Seat of Cuyahoga County, is the "Rock and Roll Capital of the World" and home to one of the five richest collections of arts and culture institutions in the US.
  
 
[[Image:Cuyahoga County Ohio USA.jpg|thumb|600px|Map of Cleveland and suburbs]]
 
[[Image:Cuyahoga County Ohio USA.jpg|thumb|600px|Map of Cleveland and suburbs]]
  
 
===Suburbs===
 
===Suburbs===
*[[Beachwood]] is the commercial mecca of Cleveland's East Side, including its "Fashion District" and its "Restaurant Row"".
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*[[Beachwood]] is the cosmopolitan mecca of Cleveland's East Side, including the core of both its "Fashion District" and its "Restaurant Row"".
*[[Berea]] is a small town on the Rocky River and home to Baldwin-Wallace College as well as the Cleveland Browns Training Center.  
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*[[Berea]] is a small town on the Rocky River and home to Baldwin-Wallace College as well as the NFL Cleveland Browns Training Center.
 
*[[Brecksville]] is a quaint suburb tucked into the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Metroparks and is situated between Cleveland and Akron.
 
*[[Brecksville]] is a quaint suburb tucked into the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Metroparks and is situated between Cleveland and Akron.
*[[Cleveland Heights]], first named "Turkey Ridge" is an inner ring suburb that sits atop Cedar Hill (the last of the Allegheney foothills), overlooking University Circle and some breathtaking views of the Cleveland skyline.
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*[[Cleveland Heights]], first named "Turkey Ridge", is an inner ring suburb that sits atop Cedar Hill (the last of the Allegheny foothills), overlooking University Circle and some breathtaking views of the Cleveland skyline.
*[[Chagrin Falls]], named after a French fur trader Seguin, is a quaint town in suburban Cleveland, sitting atop the waterfalls of the Chagrin River.
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[[Image:Chagrin Falls Ohio.jpg|thumb|200px|Downtown Chagrin Falls]]
*[[Independence (Ohio)|Independence]] is the commercial mecca south of Cleveland, providing businesses accessibility to the East and West Sides of town as well as both Cleveland and Akron.
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*[[Chagrin Falls]], named after a French fur trader ''Sequin'', is a charming town in suburban Cleveland, sitting atop the waterfalls of the Chagrin River.
*[[Lakewood (Ohio)|Lakewood]], originally name Rockport, is the inner ring suburban home of the Gold Coast, high-rise residences lined up along Lake Erie just west of Cleveland's Edgewater Park.
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*[[Independence (Ohio)|Independence]] is the commercial mecca south of Cleveland, providing businesses accessibility to the East and West Sides of town as well as both Cleveland and Akron. It will soon be home to the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers training center.
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*[[Lakewood (Ohio)|Lakewood]], originally named "Rockport', is the inner ring suburban home of the Gold Coast, high-rise residences lined up along Lake Erie, just west of Cleveland's Edgewater Park. It is also the most densely populated city between New York and Chicago.
 
*[[Olmsted Falls]] southwest of Cleveland, is a small town sitting atop the waterfalls of the Rocky River.
 
*[[Olmsted Falls]] southwest of Cleveland, is a small town sitting atop the waterfalls of the Rocky River.
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*[[Parma (Ohio)|Parma]] is Cleveland's largest suburb, just southwest of Cleveland. Was originally part of Parma Township. The name was taken from Parma, New York, where it was probably derived from the early-19th century fascination with classical Italy. 
 
*[[Rocky River]] sits on Lake Erie across from Lakewood at the mouth of the Rocky River.
 
*[[Rocky River]] sits on Lake Erie across from Lakewood at the mouth of the Rocky River.
 
*[[Shaker Heights]] is one of America's first planned suburban communities and has served as the home of many of NEO's corporate, legal and health care leaders. It previously served as an enclave for the North Union Shaker Community.
 
*[[Shaker Heights]] is one of America's first planned suburban communities and has served as the home of many of NEO's corporate, legal and health care leaders. It previously served as an enclave for the North Union Shaker Community.
*[[Solon]] is a suburb to Cleveland's southeast.
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*[[Solon]] is a suburb to Cleveland's southeast, home of many of Northeast Ohio's Real Estate Industry elite, and noted in the original theme song from ''The Drew Carey Show'', "let's go bowlin' in Solon".
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*[[Valley View]]
 
*[[University Heights]] is home of John Carroll University on Cleveland's East Side.
 
*[[University Heights]] is home of John Carroll University on Cleveland's East Side.
*[[Westlake (Ohio)|Westlake]] is a suburb on Cleveland's West Side.
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*[[Westlake (Ohio)|Westlake]] is a suburb on Cleveland's West Side, home of Crocker Park, a upscale lifestyle center and mixed use neighborhood.
*[[Valley View]] is a suburb on the south side with the Cuyahoga River and Ohio & Erie Canal running through it. Valley View includes the northern end of the [[Cuyahoga Valley National Park]].
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Strongsville is home to SouthPark Mall, the premier shopping center with a great all around things to do.
[[Image:Chagrin Falls.jpg|thumb|300px|Western Reserve charm in Chagrin Falls]]
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===By train===
 
===By train===
Cleveland is served by Amtrak with a station located on the north end of downtown (near Cleveland Browns Stadium). Unforturnately, most Amtrak routes serving Cleveland arrive and depart in the wee hours of the morning (like in the 1:00 to 4:00 a.m. time frame).
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Cleveland is served by Amtrak with a station located on the north end of downtown (near Cleveland Browns Stadium). Unforturnately, most Amtrak routes serving Cleveland arrive and depart in the wee hours of the morning (like in the 1:00 to 4:00 a.m. time frame) so they are a last resort like if you have no car.
  
 
===By boat===
 
===By boat===
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*'''Basketball'''. NBA: [http://www.nba.com/cavs/ Cleveland Cavaliers].
 
*'''Basketball'''. NBA: [http://www.nba.com/cavs/ Cleveland Cavaliers].
 
*'''Football'''. NFL: [http://clevelandbrowns.com/ Cleveland Browns].
 
*'''Football'''. NFL: [http://clevelandbrowns.com/ Cleveland Browns].
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*'''Football'''. AFL: (http://clevelandgladiators.com/ Cleveland Gladiators]
 
*'''Hockey'''. AHL: [http://www.clevelandbarons.net/ Cleveland Barons].
 
*'''Hockey'''. AHL: [http://www.clevelandbarons.net/ Cleveland Barons].
 
*'''Soccer'''. MISL: [http://www.clevelandforce.com/ Cleveland Force].
 
*'''Soccer'''. MISL: [http://www.clevelandforce.com/ Cleveland Force].
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'''Enjoy your visit, but you'll probably want to stay.''' Greater Cleveland today is a global corporate center where national and international corporations grow and develop from the area’s strong, diversified economy. Poised as the leading center of commerce between New York City and Chicago, Greater Cleveland has been ranked by ''Fortune'' magazine as '''the sixth best location in North America to conduct business'''. Five major industries have evolved to become the economic strength of the region: Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, Biotechnology & Biomedical, Manufacturing and Education.  
 
'''Enjoy your visit, but you'll probably want to stay.''' Greater Cleveland today is a global corporate center where national and international corporations grow and develop from the area’s strong, diversified economy. Poised as the leading center of commerce between New York City and Chicago, Greater Cleveland has been ranked by ''Fortune'' magazine as '''the sixth best location in North America to conduct business'''. Five major industries have evolved to become the economic strength of the region: Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, Biotechnology & Biomedical, Manufacturing and Education.  
  
Thirteen companies headquartered in Cuyahoga County are on ''Fortune''s 2006 list of the top 1000 U.S. corporations. More than 37% of the Fortune 500 companies are present in Greater Cleveland through corporate headquarters, major divisions, subsidiaries and sales offices. Cleveland is headquarters to 113 companies with revenues of $100 million or more, including the 13 Fortune 1000 firms headquartered in Cuyahoga County. In addition, more than 150 international companies have a presence here.
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Fifteen companies headquartered in Cuyahoga County are on ''Fortune''s 2008 list of the top 1000 U.S. corporations. More than 37% of the Fortune 500 companies are present in Greater Cleveland through corporate headquarters, major divisions, subsidiaries and sales offices. Cleveland is headquarters to 113 companies with revenues of $100 million or more and more than 150 international companies have a presence here.
  
Cuyahoga County has a diverse mix of business activity, including the following ''Fortune 1000'' Company Headquarters (according to the 2006 list):
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Cuyahoga County has a diverse mix of business activity, including the following ''Fortune 1000'' Company Headquarters (according to the 2008 list):
* 153 Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Heights - Insurance
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* 175 Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Heights - Insurance
* 210 Eaton Corporation, Cleveland - Motor Vehicle/Parts
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* 207 Eaton Corporation, Cleveland - Motor Vehicle/Parts
* 213 National City Corporation, Cleveland - Banking
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* 226 National City Corporation, Cleveland - Banking
* 279 Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland - Aerospace   
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* 247 Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland - Aerospace   
* 311 Sherwin Williams Company, Cleveland - Paint and Coatings   
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* 316 Sherwin Williams Company, Cleveland - Paint and Coatings   
* 325 Key Corp, Cleveland - Banking
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* 321 KeyCorp, Cleveland - Banking
* 589 Nacco Industries, Cleveland - Industrial Equipment
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* 376 Aleris International, Beachwood - Metals
* 704 Aleris International, Beachwood - Metals
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* 395 TravelCenters of America, Westlake - Highway Retail
* 825 American Greetings, Cleveland - Greeting Cards
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* 591 Nacco Industries, Cleveland - Industrial Equipment
* 846 Medical Mutual of Ohio, Cleveland - Health Insurance
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* 807 Medical Mutual of Ohio, Cleveland - Health Insurance
* 878 Cleveland-Cliffs, Cleveland - Mining & Crude Oil
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* 820 Lincoln Electric, Cleveland - Arc Welding Equipment
* 888 Applied Industrial Technologies, Cleveland - Bearings
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* 822 Cleveland-Cliffs, Cleveland - Mining & Crude Oil
* 928 Lincoln Electric, Cleveland - Arc Welding Equipment
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* 836 Ferro, [[Cleveland]] - Chemicals
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* 895 Applied Industrial Technologies, Cleveland - Bearings
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* 957 American Greetings, Cleveland - Greeting Cards
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
Downtown Cleveland is home to '''Tower City Center''', a large urban complex, a retail mall, hotels and the '''Terminal Tower'''. '''The Galleria at Erieview''' is another complex that includes a popular lunchtime foodcourt.
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===Downtown Cleveland===
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*'''Tower City Center''', a large urban complex, a retail mall, Ritz Carlton and Renaissance hotels, the hub of the RTA (Greater Cleveland Regional Transportation Authority) rail system and the '''Terminal Tower'''.  
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*'''The Galleria at Erieview''' is another downtown complex that includes a popular lunchtime foodcourt serving the Financial District.
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===East Side===
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*'''Beachwood Place''', an upscale enclosed shopping mall located at the southeast corner of Cedar and Richmond Rds in the Fashion District in Beachwood.
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*'''Chagrin Falls''', a quaint Western Reserve style downtown with the Chagrin River (and Falls) running through it.
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*'''Coventry District''', a hip and eclectic bohemian neighborhood in Cleveland Heights.
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*'''Eton Collection''', on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere, provides upscale options for shopping and dining.
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*'''La Place''', upscale retail and dining options located at the southeast corner of Cedar and Richmond Roads in the Fashion District in Beachwood.
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*'''Legacy Village''', a lifestyle center located at the northwest corner of Cedar and Richmond Roads in the Fashion District in Lyndhurst.
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*'''Shaker Commons''', a renovated retail district located along Chagrin Boulevard between Lee and Avalon Roads, serving as the town center of Greater Cleveland's most prestigious address, Shaker Heights.
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*'''Shaker Square''', a turn-of-the-century mixed use urban center located at the secondary hub of RTA's light rail system in Cleveland along the western border of Shaker Heights.
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*'''Uptown Solon''', located in Cleveland Magazine's multi-year recipient of the "Best Suburb" selection.
  
Shoppers have been flocking to Northeast Ohio since the development of several lifestyle centers have attracted upscale retailers.  On the East Side, '''Legacy Village''' (in Lyndhurst) has been added to Cleveland's ''fashion district'' along Cedar Road (which includes '''Beachwood Place''' and La Place in Beachwood). Nearby, '''Eton Collection''' (on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere) provides even more upscale options for shopping and dining. On the West Side, '''Crocker Park''' (in Westlake) provides a mixed-use "new town" environment with upscale shopping.
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===West Side===
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*'''Berea''', college town, home to Baldwin-Wallace College.
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*'''Crocker Park''' provides a mixed-use "new town" environment with upscale shopping in Westlake.
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*'''Great Northern Mall''' in North Olmsted.
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*'''Westgate''' in Rocky River.
  
Cleveland's active art community has galleries throughout the area with larger concentrations in '''Tremont''' and '''Ohio City''' (just across the Cuyahoga River from downtown).  Unique boutiques abound in the inner ring suburbs of Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights and Lakewood.  New England charm and "mom-and-pop" shops can be found along the public squares of Western Reserve towns (settled as the Connecticut [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connecticut_Western_Reserve] Western Reserve), including Chagrin Falls, Hudson, Olmsted Falls, Willoughby, Medina, Chardon and Painesville.
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===Art===
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*'''Little Italy''', old world meets new, where this ethnically cultured neighorhood sits on the doorstep of Cleveland's University Circle.
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*'''Ohio City''', home of the West Side Market, a neighborhood enriched by Italianate and Victorian architecture and breathtaking views of Downtown Cleveland.
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*'''Tremont''', a neighborhood pioneered by Cleveland's art community has evolved into a diverse young professional community.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
*'''The Baricelli Inn''', [http://www.baricelli.com/].
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*'''Blue Point Grille''', 700 W St. Clair Ave, 216 875 7827.
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*'''Fire Food and Drink''', [http://www.firefoodanddrink.com/].
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*'''Johnny's Downtown''', 1406 W 6th St, Warehouse District, 216 623 0055.
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*'''Lockkeepers Inn''', [http://www.lockkeepers.com/].
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*'''Moxie's''', Beachwood.
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*'''One Walnut''', Financial District in the Ohio Savings Plaza.
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*'''Pier W''', Gold Coast, 12700 Lake Avenue, 216 228 2250.
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*'''The House of Blues''', downtown near Public Square.
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*'''Great Lakes Brewing''', [http://www.greatlakesbrewing.com/], the Powerhouse in the Flats.
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==Sleep==
 
* '''Baricelli Inn-Little Italy'''. Quaint bed and breakfast feel above fine Italian restaurant and next to University Circle (museums, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals).
 
* '''Glidden House-University Circle'''. Renovated and expanded mansion in University Circle (museums, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals).
 
* '''Hyatt Regency at the Arcade''', [http://cleveland.hyatt.com/property/index.jhtml].  The Hyatt corporation redeveloped the Arcade into Cleveland's first Hyatt Regency hotel. The hotel occupies the two towers and the top three floors of the atrium area. The two lower floors of the atrium area remain open to the public with retail merchants and a food court. In addition, the lobby and offices are located near the Superior Avenue entrance.
 
* '''Renaissance on Public Square''', 24 Public Square, ''216'' 696-5600. Located on Public Square in Tower City Center, near Gateway Sports Complex (attached by walkway), Historic Warehouse District and the Flats.
 
  
 
==Contact==
 
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* '''Hall of Fame Cycle'''. Tourists can plan visits to the Rock Hall, [http://www.invent.org/ Inventure Place] (the National Inventors Hall of Fame in [[Akron]]) and [http://www.profootballhof.com/ the Pro Football Hall of Fame] (in [[Canton (Ohio)|Canton]]).
 
* '''Hall of Fame Cycle'''. Tourists can plan visits to the Rock Hall, [http://www.invent.org/ Inventure Place] (the National Inventors Hall of Fame in [[Akron]]) and [http://www.profootballhof.com/ the Pro Football Hall of Fame] (in [[Canton (Ohio)|Canton]]).
  
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Revision as of 22:15, 21 May 2012

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA

Cuyahoga [1] is a county in Northeast Ohio. The City of Cleveland is its County Seat and the hub a 13-county region with 4.5 million people.

Contents

Understand

Cities

Big City

  • Cleveland [2], the County Seat of Cuyahoga County, is the "Rock and Roll Capital of the World" and home to one of the five richest collections of arts and culture institutions in the US.
Map of Cleveland and suburbs

Suburbs

  • Beachwood is the cosmopolitan mecca of Cleveland's East Side, including the core of both its "Fashion District" and its "Restaurant Row"".
  • Berea is a small town on the Rocky River and home to Baldwin-Wallace College as well as the NFL Cleveland Browns Training Center.
  • Brecksville is a quaint suburb tucked into the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Metroparks and is situated between Cleveland and Akron.
  • Cleveland Heights, first named "Turkey Ridge", is an inner ring suburb that sits atop Cedar Hill (the last of the Allegheny foothills), overlooking University Circle and some breathtaking views of the Cleveland skyline.
Downtown Chagrin Falls
  • Chagrin Falls, named after a French fur trader Sequin, is a charming town in suburban Cleveland, sitting atop the waterfalls of the Chagrin River.
  • Independence is the commercial mecca south of Cleveland, providing businesses accessibility to the East and West Sides of town as well as both Cleveland and Akron. It will soon be home to the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers training center.
  • Lakewood, originally named "Rockport', is the inner ring suburban home of the Gold Coast, high-rise residences lined up along Lake Erie, just west of Cleveland's Edgewater Park. It is also the most densely populated city between New York and Chicago.
  • Olmsted Falls southwest of Cleveland, is a small town sitting atop the waterfalls of the Rocky River.
  • Parma is Cleveland's largest suburb, just southwest of Cleveland. Was originally part of Parma Township. The name was taken from Parma, New York, where it was probably derived from the early-19th century fascination with classical Italy.
  • Rocky River sits on Lake Erie across from Lakewood at the mouth of the Rocky River.
  • Shaker Heights is one of America's first planned suburban communities and has served as the home of many of NEO's corporate, legal and health care leaders. It previously served as an enclave for the North Union Shaker Community.
  • Solon is a suburb to Cleveland's southeast, home of many of Northeast Ohio's Real Estate Industry elite, and noted in the original theme song from The Drew Carey Show, "let's go bowlin' in Solon".
  • Valley View
  • University Heights is home of John Carroll University on Cleveland's East Side.
  • Westlake is a suburb on Cleveland's West Side, home of Crocker Park, a upscale lifestyle center and mixed use neighborhood.

Strongsville is home to SouthPark Mall, the premier shopping center with a great all around things to do.

Get in

By plane

  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, CLE. Cleveland's main airport is located on the west side of the city. The airport is served by most of the major domestic airlines, and it is a hub for Continental Airlines as well.
  • Akron-Canton Regional Airport, CAK. Visitors could also use this airport which is a 45-minute drive from Cleveland.
  • Burke Lakefront Airport. A small airport right on the shore of Lake Erie that handles private jet and business traffic.
  • Cuyahoga County Airport is located in northeastern Cuyahoga County.

By car

The State of Ohio is served by the following interstate highways:

  • I-71 connects Cleveland to Medina and then runs southwest toward Columbus.
  • I-76 serving Akron and Youngstown and connecting to beyond Pennsylvania to the east.
  • I-77 starts in Cleveland and runs south through Akron, Canton, New Philadelphia and beyond.
  • I-80 is the Ohio Turnpike (a toll road) that runs across the northern part of the state, serving Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown (where I-80 and I-76 criss cross).
  • I-90 also serves the far northern part of the state, including Cleveland, Lorain, Elyria, Mentor, Painesville and Ashtabula.

By train

Cleveland is served by Amtrak with a station located on the north end of downtown (near Cleveland Browns Stadium). Unforturnately, most Amtrak routes serving Cleveland arrive and depart in the wee hours of the morning (like in the 1:00 to 4:00 a.m. time frame) so they are a last resort like if you have no car.

By boat

Many boaters utilize the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway and their connection points as a travel route. There are many marinas and public boat ramps available for this purpose. Also, the American Canadian Caribbean Line and the Great Lakes Cruising Companyprovide Great Lakes cruises that include Cleveland on the itineria.

Get around

  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority [3]

See

Do

A wide variety of activities await you in Northeast Ohio. Whether you are looking for outdoor fun, culture, the fine arts, history, sports, shopping, clubbing and dining - Cleveland ROCKS!

Sports

Outdoors

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Located south of Cleveland, this park follows the course of the Cuyahoga River and the historic Ohio & Erie Canal between Cleveland and Akron. A number of older buildings are preserved here. The Cuyahoga Scenic Railroad, with train cars from the 1940s and 1950s also runs through the park. Pick up the train in Valley View near Thornburg Station (8111 Rockside Road), a mixed-use retail, restaurant and office complex sitting between the river and canal.
  • North Coast Beaches. Along the southern shore of Lake Erie are a large number of public beaches. The largest natural sand beach in Ohio, Headlands Beach State Park, is located east of Cleveland, in Mentor. Cleveland Lakefront State Park also includes a large beach at its Edgewater Park, just west of downtown Cleveland. Many other beaches are available throughout Northeast Ohio, including Huntington Beach, Euclid Beach and Fairport Harbor.
  • Lake Erie Islands. Located west of Cleveland, a group of picturesque and festive islands in Lake Erie are accessible via ferry. In addition to several[4] Ohio State Parks] located on the islands, there is plenty to do including wineries, restaurants, bars, marinas and beaches.

Learn

  • Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea
  • Capital University, Cleveland Center
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (University Circle)
  • Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, Beachwood
  • Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland (University Circle)
  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland
  • Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Parma and Warrensville Heights campuses
  • David N. Myers College, Cleveland
  • John Carroll University, University Heights
  • Notre Dame College of Ohio, South Euclid
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland
  • Ursuline College, Pepper Pike

Work

Enjoy your visit, but you'll probably want to stay. Greater Cleveland today is a global corporate center where national and international corporations grow and develop from the area’s strong, diversified economy. Poised as the leading center of commerce between New York City and Chicago, Greater Cleveland has been ranked by Fortune magazine as the sixth best location in North America to conduct business. Five major industries have evolved to become the economic strength of the region: Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, Biotechnology & Biomedical, Manufacturing and Education.

Fifteen companies headquartered in Cuyahoga County are on Fortunes 2008 list of the top 1000 U.S. corporations. More than 37% of the Fortune 500 companies are present in Greater Cleveland through corporate headquarters, major divisions, subsidiaries and sales offices. Cleveland is headquarters to 113 companies with revenues of $100 million or more and more than 150 international companies have a presence here.

Cuyahoga County has a diverse mix of business activity, including the following Fortune 1000 Company Headquarters (according to the 2008 list):

  • 175 Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Heights - Insurance
  • 207 Eaton Corporation, Cleveland - Motor Vehicle/Parts
  • 226 National City Corporation, Cleveland - Banking
  • 247 Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland - Aerospace
  • 316 Sherwin Williams Company, Cleveland - Paint and Coatings
  • 321 KeyCorp, Cleveland - Banking
  • 376 Aleris International, Beachwood - Metals
  • 395 TravelCenters of America, Westlake - Highway Retail
  • 591 Nacco Industries, Cleveland - Industrial Equipment
  • 807 Medical Mutual of Ohio, Cleveland - Health Insurance
  • 820 Lincoln Electric, Cleveland - Arc Welding Equipment
  • 822 Cleveland-Cliffs, Cleveland - Mining & Crude Oil
  • 836 Ferro, Cleveland - Chemicals
  • 895 Applied Industrial Technologies, Cleveland - Bearings
  • 957 American Greetings, Cleveland - Greeting Cards

Buy

Downtown Cleveland

  • Tower City Center, a large urban complex, a retail mall, Ritz Carlton and Renaissance hotels, the hub of the RTA (Greater Cleveland Regional Transportation Authority) rail system and the Terminal Tower.
  • The Galleria at Erieview is another downtown complex that includes a popular lunchtime foodcourt serving the Financial District.

East Side

  • Beachwood Place, an upscale enclosed shopping mall located at the southeast corner of Cedar and Richmond Rds in the Fashion District in Beachwood.
  • Chagrin Falls, a quaint Western Reserve style downtown with the Chagrin River (and Falls) running through it.
  • Coventry District, a hip and eclectic bohemian neighborhood in Cleveland Heights.
  • Eton Collection, on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere, provides upscale options for shopping and dining.
  • La Place, upscale retail and dining options located at the southeast corner of Cedar and Richmond Roads in the Fashion District in Beachwood.
  • Legacy Village, a lifestyle center located at the northwest corner of Cedar and Richmond Roads in the Fashion District in Lyndhurst.
  • Shaker Commons, a renovated retail district located along Chagrin Boulevard between Lee and Avalon Roads, serving as the town center of Greater Cleveland's most prestigious address, Shaker Heights.
  • Shaker Square, a turn-of-the-century mixed use urban center located at the secondary hub of RTA's light rail system in Cleveland along the western border of Shaker Heights.
  • Uptown Solon, located in Cleveland Magazine's multi-year recipient of the "Best Suburb" selection.

West Side

  • Berea, college town, home to Baldwin-Wallace College.
  • Crocker Park provides a mixed-use "new town" environment with upscale shopping in Westlake.
  • Great Northern Mall in North Olmsted.
  • Westgate in Rocky River.

Art

  • Little Italy, old world meets new, where this ethnically cultured neighorhood sits on the doorstep of Cleveland's University Circle.
  • Ohio City, home of the West Side Market, a neighborhood enriched by Italianate and Victorian architecture and breathtaking views of Downtown Cleveland.
  • Tremont, a neighborhood pioneered by Cleveland's art community has evolved into a diverse young professional community.

Eat

Drink

Contact

Read

Listen

Watch

Stay safe

Cope

  • Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland, 50 Public Square, 3100 Terminal Tower, Hotline 800-321-1004, 216 621-4110, 800 321-1001, Main fax: 216 621-5967, Tourism fax: 216 623-4499, Housing fax 216 623-4495, cvb@travelcleveland.com, [5].

Get out

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Located south of Cleveland, this park follows the course of the Cuyahoga River and the historic Ohio & Erie Canal between Cleveland and Akron. A number of older buildings are preserved here. The Cuyahoga Scenic Railroad, with train cars from the 1940s and 1950s also runs through the park. Pick up the train in Valley View near Thornburg Station (8111 Rockside Road), a mixed-use retail, restaurant and office complex sitting between the river and canal.
  • North Coast Beaches. Along the southern shore of Lake Erie are a large number of public beaches. The largest natural sand beach in Ohio, Headlands Beach State Park, is located east of Cleveland, in Mentor. Cleveland Lakefront State Park also includes a large beach at its Edgewater Park, just west of downtown Cleveland. Many other beaches are available throughout Northeast Ohio, including Huntington Beach, Euclid Beach and Fairport Harbor.
  • Lake Erie Islands. Located west of Cleveland, a group of picturesque and festive islands in Lake Erie are accessible via ferry. In addition to several Ohio State Parks located on the islands, there is plenty to do including wineries, restaurants, bars, marinas and beaches.
  • Hall of Fame Cycle. Tourists can plan visits to the Rock Hall, Inventure Place (the National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron) and the Pro Football Hall of Fame (in Canton).




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