Discover fun things to do in North Olmsted and downtown Cleveland

When you stay at the Radisson in North Olmsted, you’ll enjoy our suburban location while being about 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland’s world-class dining and shopping. You can get tickets to a baseball game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse or learn about music’s biggest stars at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. For more family-friendly fun, watch the antics of the monkeys at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo—one of the most popular things to do in Ohio. Need a break from on-site meetings but don’t have time to go downtown? You’ll find plenty to do nearby, from walking the trails at Rocky River Reservation about a mile away to shopping at Great Northern Mall across the street from the hotel.

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Rocky River Reservation

1.02 mi / 1.64 km from the hotel
You can start your visit at the nature center before exploring miles of trails that cut through wetland forests, meadows, and river-carved gorges. Want to get closer to the river? Rent a paddleboard or kayak, or pack a fishing pole to catch steelhead trout.

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

12.25 mi / 19.71 km from the hotel
From trade shows and expos to dance competitions and beer festivals, this convention center in downtown Cleveland hosts some of the largest events in the area. The center is also home to an art gallery that showcases the work of talented Ohioans.

North Olmsted Golf Club

0.99 mi / 1.59 km from the hotel
Tee off at this unique nine-hole executive course, which is fully accessible and welcomes anyone of any ability to play on the gorgeous fairways.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

10.19 mi / 16.4 km from the hotel
You’ll have a wild time at this award-winning zoo, one of the best in Ohio. You can head to the Australian Adventure to see kookaburras and kangaroos before walking over to The RainForest to watch adorable otters and tamarin monkeys.

East 4th Street

12.31 mi / 19.81 km from the hotel
Join the party along Cleveland’s East 4th Street, which is a vibrant pedestrian block lined with world-class bars and restaurants, comedy clubs, and boutique shops.

Great Northern Mall

0.27 mi / 0.43 km from the hotel
From Aéropostale to Zumiez, Great Northern Mall has over a hundred stores waiting for you to browse. As one of Ohio’s largest malls, you’ll also find a dozen dining options, a movie theater, and fun events like sing-alongs and magic shows.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

12.39 mi / 19.94 km from the hotel
See the original drafts of famous songs, Prince’s Purple Rain guitar, and stage costumes worn by the Rolling Stones as you wander through this shrine to music. Inspired to rock out? The hall hosts dozens of live concerts throughout the year.

The USS Cod Submarine Memorial

12.62 mi / 20.31 km from the hotel
Docked in Lake Erie’s North Coast Harbor, this National Historic Landmark lets you explore a World War II submarine and learn about the daring missions the sub and its crew undertook. Tours are available from May through September.

University Circle

16.46 mi / 26.5 km from the hotel
There’s so much packed into University Circle—from botanical gardens and museums to shops, restaurants, and events galore—that you may be tempted to spend an entire week in this bustling cultural hot spot.

William G. Mather Steamship Museum

12.3 mi / 19.8 km from the hotel
Step back into 1925 when you tour this fully restored flagship freighter for the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company. Onboard, you’ll learn about Cleveland’s rise in the steel industry and the role that the Mather played as it traveled the Great Lakes.

NASA Glenn Visitor Center

12.3 mi / 19.79 km from the hotel
You can see how astronauts live in space, check out a real moon rock, and even plan your own space mission at NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Be sure to visit the center’s most-prized artifact—an Apollo capsule used for a Skylab mission in 1973.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

12.33 mi / 19.84 km from the hotel
Get your tickets to cheer on the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers or the Cleveland Monsters hockey team at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. When the teams are away, the arena hosts events like concerts, Cirque du Soleil performances, and WWE wrestling shows.