This year’s Republican National Convention is taking place in Cleveland, Ohio. While few things are as interesting as watching Donald Trump, people can still enjoy the city if they can’t get inside the convention.
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
Originally opened in 1894, this 125-foot Quincy granite tower honors Cuyahoga County’s soldiers who fought in the Civil War, along with the four branches of the Union Army: the Navy, Cavalry, Infantry and Artillery.
Surprisingly, one of the best theater scenes outside of Broadway is in Ohio. The Playhouse Square Center operates several venues in the Cleveland Theater District, most of which were built in the early 1920s.
Cleveland Museum of Art
Now celebrating its centennial year, the Cleveland Museum of Art stayed true to the vision of its founders by keeping its collection of 45,000 artifacts free to the public.
Lake View Cemetery
Known as “Cleveland’s outdoor museum,” Lake View Cemetery is the resting place for notable Midwesterners like former President James A. Garfield, billionaire oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and radio jockey Alan Freed.
Claese Oldenburg’s giant rubber stamp sculpture was moved to Willard Park in 1991. It was originally across from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, hence the word “FREE” on its bottom side.
USS Cod Submarine Memorial
Now permanently moored as a museum ship, the USS Cod was originally launched in 1943, serving on seven patrols in World War II’s Pacific Theater.
You've planned every last detail of your trip, from the perfect accommodations to tours to enjoy, but overlooked one crucial element: sleep. Travel and time changes throw off our circadian rhythms and lead to sleep loss. However, sleep deprivation can dull your response time, throw you into a depression, age your skin and pack on the pounds. It also just makes you irritable during much-deserved vacation time. Although you may not be able to restore your sleep to its full capacity on the road, you can get more rest with these products that help you sleep while traveling.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
The novice traveler visiting a foreign country for the first time may face apprehension in knowing where to start in terms of planning, and even a seasoned traveler may find himself lost among the blogs and travel sites that recommend what to see and do. Booking a private tour can be one of the best ways to see the highlights without having to worry about the logistics. When researching such tours in foreign lands, here are a few tips to follow for the best experience.
Russia is largely a safe city for tourists. Much of the country relies on tourism to bolster the economy, and local governments take great pains to ensure safety for foreign citizens. Crimes against locals and foreigners drastically reduced over the last decade. That’s not to say certain minorities shouldn’t take precaution, but the chance of getting accosted walking down the streets is pretty slim.