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You can also enjoy some time visiting the various museums, such as the International Women's Air and Space Museum at 1501 North Marginal Rd, where you'll get to get educated while having fun. You can also visit for free the Cleveland Police Historical Museum at 1300 Ontario St.
For more fun and magic, don't forget the NASA Glenn Visitor's Center at 21000 Brookpark Rd. You'll be able to see exhibits on zero gravity, wind tunnels, and even space simulation chambers.
Walking around, don't forget to travel down Euclid Avenue, where you can see the residences of some of the most influential families in Cleveland. This is known as Millionaires Row and you should not miss what remains of the once most beautiful street in America.
Cleveland is alive with history and while visiting, you'll find many free things to enjoy from the parks to the entertainment. Make sure you don't miss out on anything by watching the local papers for the free events.
Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (216-515-1228) While the cost may seem high at $20 for adults, $14 for ages 9-12, your children under age 8 are free. You'll get to enjoy the exhibits and you and your family will experience rock and roll history from the last century.
If you enjoy the bar nightlife, you can find many interesting places to visit along the east bank of the Flats or the more lively west bank of the Flats. All you have to do is get a copy of one of the free weekly papers, such as the Cleveland Scene or the Cleveland Free Times and they will direct you to one of the many places offering entertainment from jazz to rock.
Cleveland Institute of Music (216-791-5000) holds many free concerts and special events for just children.
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This is what you see first when you walk into the rainforest exhibit at our local zoo. I could watch this waterfall for hours.
Our son and his wife love to visit the larger zoos around the US. Their favorites are the ones which have made provisions for the animals to live in the closest environment possible to their own natural habitats.
I love going to the zoo, and I can remember going since I was very little. Every time I would go, the lions would always be laying behind some bushes at the side of the enclosure. Maybe once in a while, the female would poke her head up.
I took this picture in the greenhouse at the Cleveland Metroparks zoo. I plan to blow it up and print it out to hang on my wall. I would love to have a little place in my backyard like this!
This is a photo I took in my local metro parks. This bench was overlooking a lake and it looked so peaceful. I took the shot, and some of my friends have said it looks like a painting almost.
Cleveland Metro Parks.
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This is at a spot in the metro-parks where in the evening you can hear really sad bird calls. It is a very melancholy place.
This is a shot in the Cleveland Metroparks. There is a walkway through the trees at the zoo and this is a shot of one of the bridges on that walkway.
I was at my zoo, watching the orangutans, and one of them was playing peek a boo with a little girl who was watching them. It was so sweet!
We were at Lakewood Park and the skyline of Cleveland was just gorgeous.