Tremont is one of Cleveland’s most historic neighborhoods, located just west of downtown. This artsy enclave is home to Victorian-era mansions and churches, hip galleries, trendy restaurants and lively bars. Start your visit at Professor Avenue and explore the charming streets lined with colorful Victorian homes. Don’t miss Lincoln Park, a lively green space that often hosts community events. Grab a craft beer at one of Tremont’s many breweries like Brick and Barrel or Grab a bite at a local favorite like Barrio or Dante. With its rich history and vibrant arts scene, Tremont is a must-visit Cleveland neighborhood.

Ohio City

Just west of downtown is Ohio City, another historic Cleveland neighborhood. Ohio City boasts a thriving food scene with the sprawling West Side Market at its heart. This beloved public market has been operating since 1912 and is home to over 100 vendors selling fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, cured meats and more. After stocking up on provisions, head to Nano Brew Cleveland for craft beers or TownHall for globally inspired dishes. Don’t miss the neighborhood’s many Victorian homes, like the ornate Franklin Castle. On weekends, locals flock to Ohio City’s pedestrian-friendly streets to peruse the boutiques and dine al fresco at eateries like Bar Cento.

University Circle

Known as the cultural hub of Cleveland, University Circle is home to world-class museums and performing arts venues. Cleveland Museum of Art houses an impressive collection spanning 6,000 years of creativity. Learn about history and culture at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History or explore interactive science exhibits at the Great Lakes Science Center. After visiting the museums, relax in the tranquil Fine Arts Garden before catching a show at Severance Hall, home of the acclaimed Cleveland Orchestra. With its unparalleled arts institutions, University Circle is a must-visit for culture lovers.

Little Italy

Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood offers a taste of Italy without leaving the states. Stroll along Mayfield Road to find cafes, bakeries, cheese shops and restaurants dishing up authentic Italian cuisine. Grab a cappuccino and cannoli at Presti’s Bakery, known for their picture-perfect wedding cakes. Try housemade pastas and wood-fired pizzas at Mia Bella or classic chicken parmesan at Guarino’s Restaurant. Don’t miss the Feast of the Assumption festival held every August. The four-day street festival celebrates Little Italy’s culture with parades, live music, food and fireworks. Whether you’re craving fresh pasta or looking to experience Italian traditions, Little Italy is the place to be.

Gordon Square Arts District

Located along Detroit Avenue, the Gordon Square Arts District has emerged as a creative hub in Cleveland. Once a downtrodden neighborhood, Gordon Square has been revitalized by an influx of galleries, performance venues and eateries. Catch a show at the Art Deco-style Capitol Theatre or see an indie film at the Cleveland Public Theatre. After, grab dinner at Spice Kitchen, known for its inventive take on Indian street food. Don’t miss guide shop Guide to Kulchur, record store Blue Arrow Records or Sweet Moses ice cream shop. On weekends, locals flock to the neighborhood’s bars and music venues for live entertainment. With its creative energy and community spirit, Gordon Square is a vibrant destination.

Downtown Cleveland

Downtown Cleveland is the city’s hub for arts, sports, and entertainment. At the heart of downtown is Public Square, a lively green space that often hosts concerts and events. Nearby, the iconic Terminal Tower offers panoramic views from its observation deck. Sports fans will want to tour the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame or catch a game at Progressive Field or Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. After dark, locals flock to E 4th Street to bar hop at rowdy sports bars and dance clubs. Visit East 4th Street Diner for late night comfort food before turning in for the night. With big city energy and attractions, downtown Cleveland is an exciting base for exploring the city.


Just west of Cleveland is the lively suburb of Lakewood. Known for its vibrant dining and shopping scene, Lakewood is an ideal neighborhood for strolling on a sunny day. Wander down Detroit Avenue to find quirky boutiques, record stores, bookshops and art galleries. Work up an appetite browsing and then grab a bite at Melt Bar and Grilled, famous for its gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. If you still have room for dessert, stop by Fear’s Confections chocolatier or Sweet Designs bakery. Don’t miss a show at the renovated Lakewood Civic Auditorium or take in an arthouse film at the Capitol Theatre. With its pedestrian-friendly streets, Lakewood is a delightful place to while away an afternoon.

Shaker Heights

Located east of Cleveland, Shaker Heights is known for its historic mansions and tree-lined boulevards. Take a stroll down South Park Boulevard to admire stately Tudor homes and English cottages dating back to the 1920s. The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes offers hiking trails with views of the Shaker Parklands. Visit the boutiques along charming Chagrin Boulevard or grab a bite at local favorite Fire Food and Drink. On weekends, stop by the bustling Shaker Square Farmer’s Market. With its beautiful residential streets and abundance of green space, Shaker Heights is an oasis just minutes from downtown Cleveland.

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