InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland
Start your day on a culturally rich note by exploring Little Italy. Find the holy Rosary at the historic Catholic Church, located in the heart of this historic neighborhood. Step outside the church to find the sweet aroma of Presti's Bakery and Café, where you can sample some of the finest pastries in Cleveland. Then stroll down Mayfield Road and Murray Hill to find numerous galleries showcasing the works of local artists and providing seasonal gallery walks. Continue on your cultural journey at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where you will find yourself mesmerized by the captivating and distinguished exhibits from around the globe.
At the Cleveland Museum of Art, find locally sourced and globally inspired dishes at the Provenance Café. Rejuvenate with a satisfying lunch before heading to Legacy Village and Beachwood Place for an afternoon of shopping at luxury retailers alongside unique boutique-style stores and pop-up shops. After a long day of shopping, head back to the hotel to freshen up for an eventful and memorable evening.
To add a layer of ease and comfort to your night out, reserve one of our private cars to whisk you off to East 4th in Downtown Cleveland. For dinner, indulge in delectable dishes carefully crafted by chefs like Michael Symon and Zack Bruell, and enjoy local craft brews and drinks at one of the several pubs and taverns. Drift into the old era of glamour in a speakeasy setting at Society Lounge, where you can enjoy handcrafted cocktails for the perfect end your night out on the town.
Apart from concerts, performances and visiting exhibitions the city hosts more than 100 festivals each year. These range from wine festivals to celebrating Greek or Italian culture and a festival for 'twins'.
Founded by Moses Cleaveland in 1796, the City of Cleveland grew up at the confluence of canals and railroad routes. It has impressive turn of the century architecture, lake fronted parks and gardens. The Warehouse District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The first to settle
The first man to settle in Cleveland was Lorenzo Carter who built his house on the banks of the Cuyahoga River. This was after Moses Cleaveland, who established the settlement, oversaw the plan for the modern downtown area.
Summer or winter, the weather in Cleveland is always moderated by a breeze from Lake Erie.
When Cleaveland became Cleveland
When Cleveland was founded in 1796 the original name for the city was spelled Cleaveland. It changed when the local newspaper had to shorten its masthead by one letter, so they left out the 'a'.