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Located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland has truly lived up to its image as “the New American City.” A vibrant and versatile metropolitan area, Cleveland is the only five-time winner of the National Civic League’s “All American City” award. Cleveland and its nearby suburbs are home to nearly 3 million residents. In addition to various concert arenas, theaters and restaurants, Cleveland hosts the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Great Lakes Science Center and is home for the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra.
 
The Cleveland Metroparks - an emerald necklace of inviting forest, wildlife and rivers - surrounds the city of Cleveland and offers abundant recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing and cross-country skiing. Cleveland is also home to professional baseball, football, basketball and hockey.
 
Cleveland Clinic's campus is situated three miles east of downtown Cleveland, near the city's largest cultural center. University Circle offers a large concentration of museums and cultural activities including the Cleveland Institute of Music and the world-renowned Cleveland Museum of Art. Within a few minutes drive of Cleveland Clinic is Little Italy, a quaint and charming area of intimate Italian restaurants, antique shops and art galleries. The colleges and universities that have become centers for learning and educational accomplishments - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University and John Carroll University - also are within a short distance of the Cleveland Clinic campus.

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Local Attractions

Recognized as one of the best places to live and visit, Cleveland is bustling with exciting things to do for people of all ages. A few of the Cleveland area's most popular attractions are listed below.

Shopping

Cleveland and its suburbs offer a variety of shopping venues for both residents and visitors, from the architecturally appealing Tower City Center to new multiuse shopping centers - Crocker Park in Westlake and Legacy Village in Lyndhurst.

Arts and Entertainment

The Cleveland Clinic campus is very close to University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural center. University Circle has the greatest concentration of museums, cultural activities and churches in the country. The Cleveland Museum of Art houses one of the country’s most highly acclaimed art collections. The Cleveland Orchestra, one of the finest in the world, performs at the recently restored, elegant Severance Hall.
 
Cleveland also boasts a number of distinguished performance venues. Blossom Music Center and the Cleveland State University Convocation Center attract big-name rock, pop, country and jazz performers. The Cleveland Playhouse is one of America’s foremost professional regional theaters. Playhouse Square also offers Cleveland Opera and the Great Lakes Theater Festival (a professional classical theater company), as well as touring Broadway shows. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Great Lakes Science Center are popular spots for tourists and residents on Cleveland’s waterfront.
 
The Flats, a several-mile stretch of nightclubs, restaurants and entertainment spots along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, is one of Cleveland’s most popular areas, particularly in the summer.

Recreation and Sports

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and Six Flags Ohio are both within a short drive. Cedar Point Amusement Park is just an hour-and-a-half away. When it comes to professional sports, Cleveland has something for everyone: Major League Baseball’s Indians, the National Football League’s Browns, the National Basketball Association’s CAVS, the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Rockers, the American Hockey League’s Barons and the National Professional Soccer League’s Crunch. And every summer, Indy car racing fans welcome the Cleveland Grand Prix to Burke Lakefront Airport.

As the Great Lakes city on America’s “North Coast,” Cleveland offers sailing enthusiasts, boaters, swimmers and fishermen abundant lakeshore to enjoy. Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages also enjoy the “Emerald Necklace, Cleveland’s Metroparks system that encircles the city. The Metroparks offer picnicking, hiking, boating on inland lakes, swimming, golf, tennis, horseback riding and cross-country skiing, as well as an impressive year-round schedule of nature programs for the entire family.

Residential Areas

Cleveland has nearly 80 residential communities. Fine residential areas are located within minutes of The Cleveland Clinic. In addition, hundreds of places of worship are found throughout the area.
 
For all that Cleveland has to offer, call the Convention and Visitors Bureau at 216/621-5555. Or visit Cleveland online at www.cleveland.com

 
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