December 10, 2015

21 Non-Touristy Things Every Clevelander Should Do with an Out-of-Towner

Everybody knows about the Rock Hall and the West Side Market (and they should!), but what about that hole-in-the-wall bar that all the locals visit on the west side or the old school book store on the east side? Here are our picks for the best under the radar destinations to take your out of town guests this season.

Everybody knows about the Rock Hall and the West Side Market (and they should!), but what about that hole-in-the-wall bar that all the locals visit on the west side or the old school book store on the east side? Here are our picks for the best under the radar destinations to take your out of town guests this season.

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Visit League Park  
League Park, Cleveland's original ballpark (6601 Lexington Ave.), boasted a lengthy resume of baseball accomplishments— it's where the Indians won the 1920 World Series, where Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run in 1929, and where Cy Young threw the park's first pitch back in 1891. Some little bits of history still remain, including the original ticket office built in 1909. The site is now home to the Baseball Heritage Museum and outdoor recreational baseball facility. 
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Visit League Park

League Park, Cleveland's original ballpark (6601 Lexington Ave.), boasted a lengthy resume of baseball accomplishments— it's where the Indians won the 1920 World Series, where Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run in 1929, and where Cy Young threw the park's first pitch back in 1891. Some little bits of history still remain, including the original ticket office built in 1909. The site is now home to the Baseball Heritage Museum and outdoor recreational baseball facility. (Photo via Scene archives)

Ride the Cleveland Brew Bus 
This is a city tour bus you'll actually want to sign up for because — beer. Aboard, booze cruisers can sample four different types of beer, learn the history behind the city's breweries and even learn how the sweet amber nectar gets brewed. Tours are offered Friday through Sunday, and you can book one here. (Photo via lisa_claus, Instagram)
Ride the Cleveland Brew Bus

This is a city tour bus you'll actually want to sign up for because — beer. Aboard, booze cruisers can sample four different types of beer, learn the history behind the city's breweries and even learn how the sweet amber nectar gets brewed. Tours are offered Friday through Sunday, and you can book one here. (Photo via lisa_claus, Instagram)

Laugh your ass off at one of Cleveland's comedy clubs 
Cleveland is gaining a reputation as a hub for comedy in the Midwest. Take your pick between Improv Comedy Club, Hilarities, or a whole slew of comedy night performances at places like Cebars and Brothers Lounge. Be sure to check out our 2016  Comedy Guideas well for a taste of what the comedy scene has to offer.
(Photo via lisaciarrone, Instagram)
Laugh your ass off at one of Cleveland's comedy clubs

Cleveland is gaining a reputation as a hub for comedy in the Midwest. Take your pick between Improv Comedy Club, Hilarities, or a whole slew of comedy night performances at places like Cebars and Brothers Lounge. Be sure to check out our 2016