- Cleveland is the proud home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the Lake Erie waterfront at North Coast Harbor downtown. Cleveland is also home to the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, a leader in research, education and health information and rated by US News and World report as the 4th best hospital in the nation.
- Cleveland's professional sports teams include the Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), the Cleveland Indians (MLB) and the Cleveland Browns (NFL).
- Cleveland is home to the celebrated Playhouse Square Center, the second largest performing arts center in the United States behind New York's Lincoln Center.
- Just east of downtown Cleveland is University Circle, a wonderful 550-acre concentration of cultural, educational, and medical institutions, including the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, Severance Hall, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the Western Reserve Historical Society.
- Surrounding Cleveland is an extensive network of beautiful parks known as the "Emerald Necklace". This includes the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, which contains one of the largest collections of primates in North America.
- Northeast Ohio is also home to the "Cuyahoga Valley National Park", which boasts 33,000 acres of land. Recreational activities include a scenic railroad, ski slopes, jogging, biking, picnicking, sled riding, hiking, and more.
- Akron is known as "Rubber City, USA." The Firestone Country Club in Akron hosts the Bridgestone Invitational PGA golf tournament.
- Enjoy mountain biking year round in Cleveland at Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park, The first and only indoor mountain bike park in the world, this indoor park has become mecca for MTB enthusiasts from all over North America.
- Cleveland also hosts University Hospitals making the city an epicenter for medical research and care. University Hospitals is ranked nationally for both Adult and Pediatrics care according to US News and World reports.
- Nearby Canton Ohio is the birthplace of the NFL and home to the Pro Football Hall of fame. Canton holds a week long community celebration festival leading up to the yearly induction ceremonies