Cleveland in a nutshell
Cleveland, located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST) in the State of Ohio, is on the southern shore
of Lake Erie, part of the Great Lakes Region, the country's largest fresh water resource.
The Greater Cleveland area extends 100 miles along the Lake Erie shore and more than 40 miles inland.
Cleveland is often cited as a model for urban rebirth and named one of the top 10 international visitor hotspots.
The city of Cleveland, located on the shores of Lake Erie, has truly lived up to its image as The New American City.
Cleveland's success story today is fueled by an on-going commitment to growth and a global vision for the future.
Cleveland boasts leading cultural and educational centers, internationally acclaimed health institutions and world-class sports and entertainment facilities that combine with the rich tradition and unique, ethnic flavor that has people all over the world noticing what residents have always said:
Cleveland - it'll rock you!
If it's music that strikes a chord in you or science and technology triggers your brain waves
or a walk on the wild side brings out the animal in you - whatever it is, Cleveland's got it!
From the world's only Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to the Great Lakes Science Center and the
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and RainForest, Cleveland's bustling with excitement.
Thrill-seekers will be on the edge of their seats (literally!) with some
of the tallest, fastest, steepest and best roller coasters in the world at Geauga Lake in Aurora and Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky.
Cleveland's streets are safe and that's great news for visitors and residents alike.
According to recent reports, Cleveland and surrounding suburban areas are experiencing the lowest crime rates in decades.
The latest survey released shows that property and violent crime rates have dropped more than 20 percent since 1993.
Cleveland Skyline - View from Harbor