Cleveland, Ohio Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Cleveland and the surrounding area. The birthplaces of Superman and Rock and Roll are both tourist destinations in Cleveland. But the city also has a fertile supply of quirky museums, odd public art, and the tomb of an assassinated President.

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  • Christmas Story House

    Christmas Story House

    Cleveland, Ohio

    Exterior set for the holiday movie is a fan pilgrim site and museum.

  • Museum of Divine Statues

    Museum of Divine Statues

    Lakewood, Ohio

    Makeup artist Lou McClung turned an old church into a sanctuary for unwanted Catholic sculptures.

  • World's Most Infamous Soap Box Derby Car

    World's Most Infamous Soap Box Derby Car

    Akron, Ohio

    A cheater car won the national Soap Box Derby, until it was disqualified. One of hundreds displayed at the Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame and Museum.

  • Smoky - World War II Hero Dog Monument

    Smoky - World War II Hero Dog Monument

    Cleveland, Ohio

    Bronze little dog cupped in a full-size helmet atop a granite base. Smoky, the "Yorkie Doodle Dandy," was found in a foxhole and became "the most famous dog of World War II" for her exploits.

  • Site of the Kent State Massacre

    Site of the Kent State Massacre

    Kent, Ohio

    See where the bullets were fired at Kent State's students, and the parking spaces where four of them died. Spend time in the Visitor Center to try to make sense of it all.

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