When it comes to things to do, Ohio truly is “The Heart of it All.”  From skiing to beaches, amusement parks to museums, sporting events to nature walks, there’s something for everyone.  Whether you’re in the big city or open country, you don’t have far to go for something fun to do.

  • The USS COD Submarine Memorial
    Is a National Historic Landmark and is docked in Cleveland, Ohio world war 11, fleet submarine. Two recently acquired GM Cleveland Model 248 engines had been on another WW2 sub and were originally built her in Cleveland.  Many links on this site including USSBlennyss324 which tell of the COD rescue.
    Playhouse Square-Visionary Raymond K Shepardson formed a grass root association Playhouse Square Association in the 70’s to save the theaters that were headed for the wrecking ball. The original 5 (total 7) theaters were built in the 20s and with people moving to the suburbs in the 50s, there seemed like the “best” idea was to take them down. Playhouse square is now the largest performing arts center outside New York. This was the world’s largest theatre restoration. Playhouse Square is more than a show-it is magic. Traditions lives on. Read about the renaissance of the Allen Theatre.
    Newest exhibit is the African Elephant Crossing which open in May of 2011-spread over 5 acres of grass and lightly wood lands, this exhibit will be a model for other exhibits nations wide. This project is second only to the opening of the rain forest in 1992 This has already been a crowd pleaser, the zoo is open year round.
    Architectural firm Walker and Weeks designed this 2100 seat Severance Hall and used Indiana limestone to match the Cleveland Museum of Art. This was built for one of the 5 American orchestras formed in 1918.
  • Cedar Point
  • Great Lakes Science Center
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Metroparks
  • Ohio Parks Systems
  • Quaker Square
  • Ohio’s Amish Country
  • Cleveland Orchestra