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THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND CLEVELAND

From an inventive local dining and libations scene to beautiful natural retreats, Cleveland can take you from the beach to the brewery in one day. Near the hotel, discover world-class museums, shopping, museums, sports and entertainment, and outdoor recreation.

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART

Among the world’s top art museums, the Cleveland Museum of Art features renowned exhibits, educational programs and performing arts. The building features a soaring, glass-roofed atrium, dining venues and an interactive gallery. Best of all: it’s free.

Contact: (216) 421-7350 | Distance: 13 Minutes/ 7.4 Miles | Website

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA AT SEVERANCE HALL

hailed as one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls, Severance Hall in University Circle is the home of The Cleveland Orchestra, an internationally revered symphonic ensemble.

Contact: (216) 231-7300 | Distance: 17 Minutes/ 8.2 Miles | Website

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME MUSEUM

One of the most famous attractions near the hotel, Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to recording the history of the best-known musicians and producers across all musical genres. 

Contact: (216) 781-7625 | Distance: 5 Minutes/ 1 Mile | Website

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART

Among the world’s top art museums, the Cleveland Museum of Art features renowned exhibits, educational programs and performing arts. The building features a soaring, glass-roofed atrium, dining venues and an interactive gallery. Best of all: it’s free.

Contact: (216) 421-7350 | Distance: 13 Minutes/7.4 Miles | Website

SHOW TIME

The theater scene in Cleveland is one of the American Midwest's largest, hosting not only a wide range of repertory companies but also the oldest regional theater and the oldest African-American theater company in the United States (the Karamu). Playhouse Square lives up to its venerable status with a rotating array of comedies, dramas and musical with well-known names often appearing in lights. For more experimental productions, head to the Cleveland Public Theatre. And in the summer, take in productions in the Porthouse Theater on the grounds of the Blossom Music Center.

PUBLIC SQUARE

Located across the street from The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, the newly renovated Public Square is considered the center of downtown Cleveland and features events, concerts, outdoor dining, seasonal offerings such as ice skating and more.

SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS MONUMENT

As part of Cleveland’s Public Square, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is dedicated to those who fought during the Civil War from Cuyahoga County, Ohio. First opened in 1894, the monument is open year-round and is free to the public.

A CHRISTMAS STORY HOUSE

Visit the location where the 1983 movie, “A Christmas Story,” was filmed. The iconic house, now transformed into a museum that includes behind-the-scenes looks and items into the making of the film, is located in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood. 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

Explore the history, present and future of the most influential women in aviation and space just minutes from The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland. The museum, located at the Burke Lakefront Airport, is right near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Great Lakes Science Center.

CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN

Explore 10 acres of outdoor gardens and an exotic Glasshouse in the iconic University Circle neighborhood while enjoying seasonal events and other offerings available year-round.

BEACHWOOD PLACE SHOPPING CENTER

An upscale retail center, Beachwood Place is anchored by Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, along with Dillard’s. The enclosed mall has over 150 retailers, services and restaurants, including an atrium with a newly renovated food court, and is convenient to reach from the highway.

CROCKER PARK

Located in the beautiful neighborhood of Westlake on the West Side, Crocker Park features a mixture of internationally known retail stores, seasonal events, great restaurants, luxury living areas and more. The park-like setting is filled with the captivating charm and bustling energy of a traditional downtown main street.

ETON SHOPPING CENTER

Eton, located east of Cleveland in the suburb of Woodmere, is a stylish collection of stores, services and restaurants, both indoors and out. The landscaped shopping center features comfortable outdoor seating in the summer, as well as a generous number of chess tables.

LEGACY VILLAGE

Legacy Village is an upscale, outdoor mall combining a variety of restaurants with home furnishing, clothing and housewares stores. The dozens of retailers and eateries include the Apple Store, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Crate & Barrel, Restoration Hardware, Viking Store, Claddagh Irish Pub and The Cheesecake Factory.

TOWER CITY CENTER

Downtown Cleveland's landmark skyscraper is home to shopping, offices, dining and movie theaters. Located in what used to serve as an art deco train station, Tower City Center is the location for seasonal events and relaxation.

ROCKET MORTGAGE FIELDHOUSE

Connected to the hotel via an indoor walkway, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is home to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and hosts some of the biggest names in entertainment.

JACK CLEVELAND CASINO

Located in Cleveland's historic Higbee Building in the same complex as the hotel, this casino features slot machines, table games and a poker room.

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HOUSE OF BLUES

This intimate music hall and restaurant near the hotel offers an intimate setting to enjoy live performances from popular and up-and-coming musicians.

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BLOSSOM MUSIC CENTER

This indoor-outdoor amphitheater features popular summer concerts including the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra.

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JACOBS PAVILION AT NAUTICA

Located in the Flats District, this amphitheater offers music and entertainment along with views of the Cuyahoga River and downtown Cleveland skyline.

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AGORA THEATRE AND BALLROOM

This musical landmark has grown to become one of the premiere venues in the country to see new and established acts.

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WEST SIDE MARKET

Welcome to the iconic West Side Market, located in the historic Ohio City neighborhood. Now open on Sundays for the first time in 100 years, discover Cleveland’s foodie culture with this family-orientated marketplace and enjoy a wide selection of meats, fresh produce, bakery goods, seafood and more.

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EAST 4TH STREET

Located minutes from The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, East 4th Street is the ultimate foodie destination in the heart of downtown. Experience world-class restaurants from well-known chefs, including Michael Symon, while enjoying shopping, music, entertainment and more all in one place. 

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GREAT LAKES BREWING COMPANY

With a name synonymous with the history of Cleveland and its Ohio City neighborhood, the Great Lakes Brewing Company is one of the largest breweries in the United States. Be sure to try one of the hotel's Great Lakes Brewing Company offerings in Lobby Lounge or visit the original and iconic location where Brewery Tours are available.

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