Plan Your Stay

Plan Your Stay: 

 Some helpful links to current events and attractions to make the most of your stay in Cleveland.

 Positively Cleveland & Cleveland Plus Visitors Center   The Cleveland Plus Visitors Center is your one-stop shop for planning your Cleveland Plus getaway. Visitor information specialists staff the center and are available to answer questions, make restaurant reservations and give directions. The center also stocks Cleveland Plus merchandise and souvenirs including
t-shirts, mugs and other great gifts.

The Cleveland Plus Visitors Center is now operating on a summer schedule. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturdays, 10am-3pm.

Cleveland Plus Pass   This summer, don't forget to purchase a two-, three- or five-day Plus Pass for the whole family. With these unique passes, visitors receive discounts at area attractions like the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and the Cleveland Botanical Garden - a savings of up to

  • C-Line (Convention & Casino Line) takes travelers to major attractions including the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland, PlayhouseSquare, East Fourth Street, Historic Warehouse District and the Convention Center & Medical Mart.  Services run daily from 7-11pm.
  • 30 percent. Available online or by visiting the Cleveland Plus Visitors Center.


  • L-Line (Lakefront Line) travels from Public Square to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Great Lakes Science Center and other popular destinations along the lakefront from 10am-5:30pm on weekends
  • Plugged in Cleveland  ...for current events

  • Ohio City Official Site

    Trip Advisor  J Palen House

    West Side Market    With its origins dating back to 1840 the West Side Market is Cleveland's oldest publicly owned market. Today the market is home to over 100 vendors of great ethnic diversity. You can find not online fine meats and fresh vegetables, but also fresh seafood, baked goods, dairy and cheese products, and even fresh flowers. There are also booths that sell ready-to-eat foods, herbs, candy and nuts.

     Playhouse Square

    Quicken Loans Arena Sports and Concert Venue

    Wolstein Center

    Horse Shoe Casino  ...... Opening early 2012

    Cleveland MetroParks Zoo

    Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame

    Great Lakes Science Center and OMNIMAX Theater

    Cleveland Aquarium ......  Opening Fall 2011

    Time Warner Amphitheater

    Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Browns

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    Segway Tours of Cleveland

    Lolly the Trolly Tours

    Nautica Queen    Cruising April through New Year's Eve, this luxury ship features daily lunch and dinner cruises with elaborate buffet dining and on-board entertainment for sightseeing up and down the Cuyahoga River.

    Goodtime III    All aboard the largest sightseeing charter boat in Cleveland. The Goodtime III features a panoramic cruise of Cleveland's lakefront and the Cuyahoga River. Daily tours, on-board entertainment and dining are available.
    Christmas Story House

    Western Reserve Historical Society

    Cleveland Museum of Art

    Cleveland Botanical Gardens

    Natural History Museum

    Museum of Contempory Art.....Opening Fall 2012

    Cleveland Orchestra and Severance Hall

    Cleveland Children's Museum

    National Register of Historic Places

    Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art

    Cleveland Water Sports Equipment Rental   Experience the extreme side of Cleveland Plus while jet skiing, boating and kayaking on Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River. Great Lakes Watersports, located in the Flats, offers rentals including boat accessories like jet skis, wakeboards and tubes.
    Charter Boat Association   NCCBA is a group of professional charter captains eager to provide an enjoyable and rewarding day of fishing on Lake Erie's Central Basin. The captain will provide you with the latest fishing and boating equipment to provide the most successful day possible.

    USS COD    Head to the Lake Erie shore to explore this vintage submarine used in World War II that is credited with sinking more than 12 enemy vessels and damaging another 36,000 tons of enemy shipping. Climb the same vertical ladders and use the hatches used by the crew, walk through the living quarters and even take a look at the engine room.

    William G.Mather Steamship   Head to the Great Lakes Science Center to discover what life was like aboard this Great Lake freighter. Explore the 1925-built Mather from bow to stern, walk the decks and see its huge cargo holds, brass and oak pilot house and elegant guest quarters.


    Walking Tour

    Download* a CityProwl audio walking tour onto your iPod, .mp3 player, computer or other audio device and and experience it according to your schedule & lifestyle. 

     Ohio City Cycles     Local bike rental...make your own tour


    Debonne Vineyards
    Madison (East)
    As the largest estate winery in Ohio, this family-owned and -operated facility has been accumulating fans of its Vinifera and French Hybrid varietals since 1916. Guests can enjoy wine tastings and cellar and vineyard tours throughout the year. Check out their musically themed wines and labels including Jazz White, Harmony and Razzberry Riesling.

    Ferrante Winery & Ristorante
    Harpersfield Township (East)
    Tucked into the heart of the Vines & Wines Trail vineyards, Ferrante offers a luscious, contemporary and oak-laden atmosphere. Visitors are encouraged to sample a range of nationally award-winning red, white and blush wines. Looking for something special? Try their Vidal Blanc or Cabernet Franc ice wines

    Firelands Winery
    Sandusky (West)
    Firelands is known for making extraordinary wines available at reasonable prices. The winery is the pioneer in establishing European Vinifera grape varieties in the east. Introducing these vines, and subsequently new wines, to the area has only added to Firelands gaining a distinctive reputation as a leader in producing diverse local wines

    Harpersfield Winery
    Geneva (East)
    Harpersfield Winery is 18 acres in size and consists of Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and a small planting of Kerner. Visitors to the winery are encouraged to taste the handcrafted wines while relaxing in a beautiful, authentic old-world tasting room dining on the winery's gourmet imported cheeses, fresh breads and specialty foods.

    Paper Moon Vineyards
    Vermilion (West)
    Paper Moon sits on 50 acres of cleared and wooded land in the historic harbour town of Vermilion. Located less than two miles from Lake Erie, Paper Moon benefits from the moderating climate of the lake. The tasting room offers views of the vineyard, pond, foliage and an occasional bald eagle.

    Vermilion Valley Vineyards
    Vermilion (West)
    Recently opened, Vermilion Valley Vineyards features spacious views in the completely modern and totally green tasting facility. The vineyard features red and white varietals ranging from Pinot Noir and Dornfelder to Chardonnay and Traminette. Lambrusca varieties like Concord, Niagara and Pink Catawba also will be available.



    Day Trips


    Travel south of Cleveland and take a ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, or for a scenic drive, take a tour of Amish Country. There are plenty of day trip ideas throughout Cleveland Plus.