A Bird’s Eye View of Cleveland

By Jill Tatem, Host Committee member

For a slightly different view of Cleveland’s attractions, head up.

Terminal Tower Observation Deck

Located on Public Square, 42 floors above street level, this Cleveland downtown landmark offers breathtaking views of the city. The Observation Deck is open Saturdays from 12 pm – 5 pm and Sundays from 12 pm – 4 pm. Walk-up general admission tickets are $5 at Tower City’s Guest Services Desk, located on level 1 near the Horseshoe Casino Entrance. Advanced tickets are available online prior to the tour date for $5 (plus a handling fee). Free admission is available for children 5 & under.

Rainbow over Cleveland by Dan Hanson Courtesy ClevelandSeniors.com
Rainbow over Cleveland (image courtesy of Dan Hanson Courtesy ClevelandSeniors.com)

 

Garfield Monument in Lake View Cemetery

Located at the eastern edge of Cleveland, just beyond University Circle, on the Cleveland Heights border, Lake View has serenity, lovely landscaping, a chapel designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, and views of Lake Erie (and more) from the President James A. Garfield Monument that gave the cemetery its name. Open daily 9 am – 4 pm.

City View from Lake View Cemetery (image courtesy of Lake View Cemetery)
City View from Lake View Cemetery (image courtesy of Lake View Cemetery)

 

Metropolitan at the 9 Azure Sun Lounge

If you prefer your view with snacks and drinks, head to 2017 E. 9th to one of Cleveland’s newest hotels. The rooftop lounge of the Metropolitan at the 9 offers happy hour 150 feet above street level. Open Monday – Thursday 11 am – 12 am; Friday – Saturday 11 am – 2 am; Sunday 12 pm – 2 am

Azure Sun Lounge, Metropolitan at the 9 (image courtesy of Metropolitan Cleveland)
Azure Sun Lounge, Metropolitan at the 9 (image courtesy of Metropolitan Cleveland)

The sky’s the limit!

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