Discover the top things to do in Elyria

Located about halfway between downtown Cleveland and Sandusky and near both I-80 and I-90, the Country Inn & Suites, Elyria, OH provides comfortable hotel rooms with easy access to top attractions like Lake Erie and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can travel two miles from the hotel to photograph the waterfalls at Cascade Park or venture less than six miles away to glimpse the Lorain Lighthouse at Lakeview Park. Loaded with fun things to do, Cedar Point amusement park and African Safari Wildlife Park make excellent family-friendly destinations for day trips.

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African Safari Wildlife Park

38.79 mi / 62.43 km from the hotel
Drive or walk through the park to see an impressive selection of creatures from across the world. You can purchase food for the animals on site.

Allen Memorial Art Museum

8.98 mi / 14.46 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of Oberlin College and Conservatory, Allen Memorial Art Museum houses more than 14,000 works of art, and it frequently ranks among the finest university-based art museums in the country.

Cedar Point

29.79 mi / 47.94 km from the hotel
Roller coasters, family rides, exciting events, and water-filled fun await at this beloved amusement park.

Cascade Park

2.04 mi / 3.29 km from the hotel
Capture beautiful pictures at this scenic destination, which features stunning waterfalls and great spots for picnicking.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

21.5 mi / 34.6 km from the hotel
Swing over to one of Ohio’s top zoos, where you’ll find more than 3,000 animals representing over 600 species.

Great Lakes Science Center

22.98 mi / 36.98 km from the hotel
Enchant curious minds at this hands-on museum and education center, which features the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Klingshirn Winery

7.57 mi / 12.18 km from the hotel
This third-generation family winery grows world-famous grapes near the shores of Lake Erie. Tour the vineyards, participate in an event, or purchase one of their wines.

Lakeview Park

5.78 mi / 9.31 km from the hotel
Pack your swimsuit and camera for a stop at Lakeview Park, which offers access to a beach and a historical rose garden. The park also offers picturesque views of the Lorain Lighthouse.

Midway Mall

0.55 mi / 0.89 km from the hotel
Shop the sales at Midway Mall, home to retailers like Bath & Body Works, Staples, and Dunham’s Sports.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

23.14 mi / 37.23 km from the hotel
See stage costumes, instruments, and films related to musical legends such as Elvis, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones at this museum detailing the history of rock music. You can also catch a live performance.
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Stocker Arts Center

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
Catch a theatrical performance at the Stocker Arts Center, an arts venue located on the campus of Lorain County Community College.

Vermilion Valley Vineyards

12.03 mi / 19.36 km from the hotel
Practicing sustainable farming, Vermilion Valley Vineyards is more than a winery. It's also an event venue and serves a variety of local foodstuffs.