Unique Cleveland Tours
Cleveland is filled with an incredible number of stories. Sure, there are many significant historical events that have shaped the city into what it is today. But also, there are various other lesser-known and interesting aspects of the area that are worthy of closer inspection. You can dig a little deeper to get the inside scoop on some of Cleveland's many attractions by taking a specialized tour. Whether you have a guide or you choose the self-guided approach, taking one of these tours offers a chance to learn about the various aspects of what makes Cleveland such a special place.
There is no doubt about the fact that the people of Cleveland love their beer. Get a fascinating look at how beer is made by touring the Great Lakes Brewing Company
. This facility has the distinction of being Cleveland’s oldest microbrewery. One of the more popular products of the brewery is Dortmunder Gold amber ale as well as Eliot Ness Porter and Burning River Ale. The tour is free and happens every hour on the hour on Fridays from 5pm to 9pm and on Saturdays from 1pm to 9pm.
Address: 2516 Market Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 - MAP
Phone: (216) 771-4404
Whether you have plenty of it or you don't have nearly enough, money is something that everyone is interested in. Get a different view of currency when you take a tour of the Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
. Check out thirty exhibits about the history and power of money. One of the many highlights include a 23-foot-tall money tree that is located right across from the museum's entrance. While the majority of the tour is self-guided, the admission is free.
Address: PO Box 6387, Cleveland, OH 44101
Phone: (216) 579-2000
Getting close to the natural amenities of a particular city is always a great way to gain a deeper appreciation for its surroundings. One excellent way to do that in Cleveland is to visit the Wildwood Marina
. This is by far Cleveland's best walk-on head boat fishing charter service. The pros here have been offering this excellent one stop destination for over 25 years. There are several conveniences offered at the marina that will make your fishing excursion hassle free. These include a live bait and tackle store, fishing licenses, fish cleaning services and even a restaurant that serves up some very tasty grub. So cast your line out to the Wildwood Marina for a truly wild fishing tour experience.
Address: 16975 Wildwood Drive, Cleveland, OH 44119 - MAP
Phone: (216) 481-5771
Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, engagement, birthday or just feel like experiencing something special, let the Nautica Queen
be your first choice. This unique adventure in lakefront and river cruise dining includes an inviting buffet meal, coffee, tea or iced tea, and musical entertainment provided by either a disc jockey or a live band. The Nautica Queen offers the opportunity for you to get some truly breathtaking views of downtown Cleveland and its stunning skyline. The tour package includes a great meal, an excellent view of some of the city's great views, and a professional on-board staff that all equal a truly unforgettable experience.
Address: Nautica West Flats, 1153 Main Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 - MAP
Phone: (216) 696-8888
Take a truly delicious bite out of Cleveland when you sign on for a Food Tour of Northeast Ohio
. Not only will you get to taste some great local food but your guides will be along to offer you the stories behind the dishes and the neighborhoods from which they originate. There are various culinary adventures that you can set out on, and they include the Signature Package, the Market Discovery Tour, and the Specialty Culinary Tours. This tour not only offers some delicious stops along the way, but it's also a one-of-a-kind way to learn about the area that both locals and visitors will equally enjoy.
Address: PO Box 6011, Cleveland, OH 44101
Phone: (216) 905-5931
When most citizens of Cleveland think coffee, they think Phoenix Coffee
! For twenty years, this local, centrally located roastery in conjunction with its various branch locations (known as coffee sanctuaries) all over town work to champion the cause of coffee in the city and beyond. Creating great coffee is their primary mission, as well as continuing to build a coffee culture and sense of community in the process. To get an even closer look at this vibrant enterprise, check out the public tours of their main facility for just $5 per person. The tour does include all the coffee you can drink, which of course is a very attractive “perk” of the tour.
Address: 1728 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114 - MAP
Phone: (216) 522-9746