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The Warther Museum The Warther Museum- Located in Dover in eastern Ohio about 25 miles south of Canton. This museum is dedicated to Ernest “Mooney” Warther, the world’s master carver. Carving was his hobby and he made his living by making handcrafted kitchen knives. You can take a guided tour of the museum where you will learn how he created the carvings as well as his life story. He carved steam locomotives that actually ran and a working replica of a steel mill. His home is also available to view as well as the Swiss flower gardens and Button House with its’ collection of 73,000 mounted buttons. There is also a restored B&O caboose and a telegraph office in the garden. You can also tour the knife factory and watch as they hand craft kitchen knives.

Nautica Entertainment Complex - A mixed use waterfront development located on the West Bank of Cleveland's Flats. The river front complex currently includes the Nautica Stage (a 4,100 seat outdoor amphitheater), the Powerhouse, the Sugar Warehouse, the Nautica Queen, the former U.S. Coast Guard Station, and the Brewer-Chilcote building— all located along the Cuyahoga River.

I-X Indoor Amusement Park - Held at the International Exposition (I-X) Center in Cleveland, the I-X Indoor Amusement Park is completely indoors spanning over 20 acres and offering over 150 rides, games, and attractions to provide lots of high-flying, belly-turning rides and attractions, as well as live entertainment for guests of all ages.

Wildwater Kingdom - Get Set To Get Wet! No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there's always the option of just kicking back in a lounge chair or in a private cabana with a tall cool beverage and a snack.

Historic Roscoe Village - Take a step back in time to Historic Roscoe Village, a 19th century Living History Community. History comes alive as costumed interpreters escort you along red brick paths and historical buildings. Experience a modern exhibit hall with intricate dioramas featuring the construction of the Erie canal, see a working mini lock model, journey to the Village Blacksmith and witness the forging of iron t

Canton Classic Car Museum - More than just a building filled with classic automobiles. The museum also houses a unique array of memorabilia that reflects a nation in transition. Cars from the past, clothing that reveals the fashions of the times, along with photographs and other collector items fill a building that can be, in itself, called a historical site.

Great Lakes Science Center - More than 340 interactive exhibits available for you to see, touch, and explore on 3 floors make the Great Lakes Science Center one of the largest science museums in the U.S.

Kent State University Museum - Housed in Rockwell Hall, the original University Library, the Museum contains important collections of costume and decorative arts. Its nine galleries feature changing exhibitions of work by many of the world's great artists and designers.

Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society - A principal repository for histories, records, and papers relating to the growth and development of Cleveland and the Western Reserve. Many patrons visit to learn about their family's history; and important archival collections include urban, African American, ethnic, Jewish, and Labor histories.

Akron Art Museum - Located in the heart of downtown Akron, the Akron Art Museum's walls are filled with exciting pieces, from folk art and photography to sculptures and paintings.

Allen Memorial Art Museum - Ranked among the finest college or university collections in the nation, and is one of the greatest cultural assets of Oberlin College. The comprehensive collection, which contains over 11,000 works that span the entire history of art, is particularly strong in the areas of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish painting, European art of the l

National Packard Museum - Commemorates the Packard family, The Packard Motor Car, and other Packard enterprises which have influenced the growth and history of both Warren and the American Automotive Industry.

Pro Football Hall of Fame - Serves as a hallowed honoring spot for the greats of the pro football world. Two large galleries in the five-building complex are devoted to the display of the niches of the enshrines of the Hall.

Canton Museum of Art - The Permanent Collection of the Canton Museum of Art contains the treasures of the Museum. The collection's focus is American Watercolors of the 19th and 20th Centuries and Contemporary Ceramics.

MAPS Air Museum - Dedicated to educating people about the history of aviation and its impact upon society. It accomplishes this mission by acquiring, restoring, preserving, and exhibiting the impact of aviation on the culture of man.

Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum - The Museum collects and preserves historically and technically important automobiles, aircraft, bicycles, motorcycles, spacecraft and related accessories and archival materials that illustrate the development of transportation and its connection to the culture and history of Northeast Ohio, the United States and the world.

Nautica Queen - Experience the excitement of the Nautica Queen, offering a unique adventure in lakefront and river cruise dining for people of all ages and interests in Cleveland.

Akron Zoo - The zoo is a wooded park that sits on 24.5 acres. The Akron Zoo houses over 500 animals from around the world.

Cleveland Botanical Garden - For more than seventy years, Cleveland Botanical Garden has been one of Northeast Ohio's treasures. Offering ten beautifully landscaped acres, Cleveland Botanical Garden is home to many different formal and natural gardens.

Ashtabula County Covered Bridges Ashtabula County Covered Bridges- Ashtabula County is located in northeastern Ohio and is home to America’s longest and shortest covered bridges. The longest, Smolen Gulf Covered Bridge is 613 feet long and the shortest is the West Liberty Street Covered Bridge at 18 feet long. There are 18 covered bridges in the county and there are 2 driving tours that allow you to see all of them.

The Cleveland Orchestra - Long considered one of America’s great orchestras, The Cleveland Orchestra stands today among the world’s most-revered symphonic ensembles.

Quicken Loans Arena - There's a whole entertainment experience that awaits you! It's Cavaliers basketball action on the hardwood. It's the hottest concerts on stage. It's the most spectacular family shows under one roof!

Clay's Park Resort - Offers a 500-acre camping and waterpark facility featuring a 10-acre, sand-bottom, man-made lake with 2 winding water slides, a fleet of paddle boats, a barrel roll, cable slide and ring swings across the water.

Memphis Kiddie Park - Since 1952 Memphis Kiddie Park has been putting smiles on the faces of children in the greater Cleveland area. With many of the original rides still in place, Memphis Kiddie Park is truly a landmark of the Cleveland area which has thrilled generations of children.

Hale Farm & Village - Hale Farm & Village is the premier outdoor, living history museum in Northeast Ohio. For over 50 years Hale Farm & Village has provided school children, adults and families a slice of life on the Western Reserve in the backdrop of the 19th century.

Century Village Museum - Owned and operated by The Geauga County Historical Society. It is a non-profit institution maintained for public education and historic preservation. The museum offers a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum - Interactive history and science exhibits encourage visitors of all ages to explore fossils, dinosaurs and the lives of historic people.

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland - The Center brings the latest and most important developments in contemporary art to Cleveland. Through broad-based programs that are reflective of artistic and cultural diversity, the Center celebrates national and international artistic achievements, while recognizing the contributions of artists from the region.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History - The mission statement for The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is To inspire, through science and education, a passion for nature, the protection of natural diversity, the fostering of health, and leadership to a sustainable future.

National Inventors Hall of Fame - Hands-on interactive exhibits and displays, each encouraging visitors to explore the ideas of discovery, creativity, and invention. Also featured is the Hall of Fame, which showcases inventors who have significantly changed our lives for the better.

NASA Glenn Research Center - Since 1971, NASA Visitor Centers have provided information to the public on NASA aerospace programs and their benefits to humanity. The NASA Glenn Visitor Center opened its doors to the public in 1976 and has an estimated annual attendance of 150,000.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum - Honors the legendary performers, producers, songwriters, disc jockeys and others who have made rock and roll the force in our culture that it is. The museum contains equally remarkable interactive exhibits, films, videos and priceless and poignant artifacts, and serves as host of the permanent Hall of Fame exhibit.

University Circle - An extraordinary cultural, medical, and educational district -- its concentration of institutions in one beautiful square mile is unsurpassed in the world. The Circle is a prime tourist destination, a renowned medical center, and an incomparable place of learning.

Cleveland Museum of Art - Considered one of the world's great art museums, the Cleveland Museum of Art hosts a collection of more than 40,000 works of art which ranges over 5,000 years, from ancient Egypt to the present, and includes masterpieces from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. It is renowned for its superb quality and cultural breadth.

Children's Museum of Cleveland - The Museum'’s focus on the younger child, in combination with its experienced educators, quality programs, dynamic new leadership and interactive exhibits, has gained the Museum recognition and credibility in the local Cleveland community as the premier cultural resource for children ages 10 and younger.

Malabar Farm State Park - Operating a working demonstration of grass-based animal agriculture and to provide a place where visitors may explore and learn about life on a farm and appreciate the beauty of nature.

Mohican Reservation Campgrounds and Canoeing - Offers Ohio's most scenic rustic riverfront sites. The facility also offers RV's, tent camping & Canoeing. The location is also home to the Great Mohican Indian Pow-Wow.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Runs through the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. Each trip is a different adventure filled with fun, excitement, natural beauty and historic sights. Spend a little or a lot of time exploring the things you like to see and do.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens - One of the finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture in America. The majestic 65-room country house sits on 70 acres of artfully landscaped gardens and grounds.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - Features thousands of animals from 7 continents in its 165 rolling wooded acres and 2 indoor acres of tropics.

The Holden Arboretum - Encompasses over 3,400 acres. The Arboretum is a living museum of forest and woodlands, meadows and display gardens, mountains and ravines, rock ledges and lakes, rivers and streams, wetland and bogs and abundant wildlife.

Lake Metroparks - The mission of Lake Metroparks is to conserve and preserve the natural resources of Lake County while providing a variety of safe, affordable, and enjoyable educational and recreational programs and activities that enhance the quality of life in Lake County now and for the generations to follow.