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17 Round Trip Flights For Under $400 You Can Get From Cleveland Right Now

Time to plan you next unforgettable adventure.

One of the best ways to survive a long Midwestern winter is to plan a proper getaway right in the middle of it. Consider this a much needed halftime from a freezing cold game you didn't sign up to play. 

Airfares for January and February are only going to go up, so now is the time to book a trip. Whether you want to stay closer to home, or plan something more exotic, we have got you covered.

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18 Spontaneous Day Trips From Ohio You Must Go On This Winter

The Buckeye state is a strange, wild place.

Strange things are afoot in Ohio. Hidden temples, creepy wax effigies appearing out of nowhere, giant corn cobs and the Gates of Hell... these sites are just the tip of the iceberg. If David Lynch and J.J Abrams combined to create a state, it would look a lot like this one. 

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Come with us won't you, as we uncover 18 of the most surreal places in Buckeye land.

Loveland Castle & Museum

Where: Symmes Township

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A medieval castle in the Midwest? Why not? The Loveland Castle, also known as Chateau Laroche, is the passion project of a man named Harry Andrews who built it stone by stone over the course of fifty years (obsessed much?). He used it as a camp for his youth group who were described as "similar to the boy scouts but adhering to the Ten Commandments and the principles of knighthood." Sounds intense.

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Today, that group, called the Knights of the Golden Trail, maintain the castle for visitors and curiosity seekers who want to view this strange landmark firsthand. Also, this site is supposedly haunted. It is open to the public on weekends through the winter.

The Futuro House

Where: Carlisle

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Also known as the UFO House (for good reason, obviously!), this unique structure was built in 1968 by Matti Suuronen. He imagined it being like a portable ski chalet. The 1960s were a wild time, man. You know what they say, if you remember the 60s, you weren't really there. These type of houses are extremely rare, especially two connected together like this one. But, there are several other of Suuronen's design still standing around the world, including this one below in Finland. Take us to your leader.

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Field of Giant Corn Cobs 

Where: Dublin

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Everyone knows about the Field of Dreams, but where is the love for the Field of Giant Corn Cobs? Constructed by the Dublin Arts Council in 1994, this peculiar site features 109 concrete ears of corn, each close to 7-feet tall on a grassy pasture. Pass the butter, please.

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There isn't really a reason for Giant Corn Cob field to be here, but that is part of its beauty - it is a nice reminder of the region's rich agricultural history.

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American Sign Museum

Where: Cincinnati

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This is not the museum you deserve, but the museum you need. Featuring more than 100 years worth of signs in 20,000 square feet of indoor space, a visit here is like traveling through American history at warp speed. Where would we be without signs? Most likely just wandering around aimlessly looking for stuff. So maybe not that different, I guess.

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Temple of Tolerance

Where: 203 South Wood Street, Wapokoneta

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This is an odd one. Over the course of many years, Jim Bowsher built an elaborate stone temple and rock garden on his property as a symbol of peace and tolerance. Visitors are welcome to stroll through his yard following a labyrinth of stone pathways which lead to the temple itself. Not a bad place to spend an afternoon in these turbulent times.

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Cincinnati's Abandoned Subway

Where: Race Street

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If you're looking to explore Cincinnati's underground scene, have we got a suggestion for you ... literally. Few things are more eerie than an abandoned subway tunnel. Cincy's is the largest derelict tunnel system in the United States. We don't advise trying to explore them without the city's consent, but people do find a way.

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Construction originally began on the subway back in the early 1920s. However, lack of funds delayed contstruction. Then the Great Depression hit and it was never finished. Many current residents aren't even aware that over 2 miles worth of tunnels still lie directly beneath them.

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Biblewalk Wax Museum

Where: Mansfield

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Ohio's only wax museum, and perhaps the only religious wax museum in the Midwest, is a bizarre tableau of wax figures positioned in still scenes of biblical stories. Some say the wax figures are recycled celebrity statues such as Tom Cruise or John Travolta. We can testify that the museum itself is a strange mix of eerie kitsch and earnest devotion. Amen.

Findlay Ghost Town

Where: Findlay

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There are very few ghost towns left in Ohio that you can actually visit, but Findlay remains a popular tourist attraction. First constructed in the 1950s as a replica of an 1880s western town, it has seen many renovations and re-openings over the years. Today, it offers a flea market and craft show on select dates.

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Perry's Cave

Where: Put-In-Bay, South Bass Island

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Welcome to one of the more beautiful and lesser known attractions in Ohio. Perry's Cave lies 52 feet below the surface of South Bass Island, underneath what is now a family fun center and miniature golf course. The cave is home to stunning stalagmites and stalactites and a beautiful underground lake that once was used to supply the old Victory Hotel with water.

Victory Hotel Ruins

Where: Put-In-Bay, South Bass Island

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When it first opened in 1892, The Victory Hotel was one of the the largest in the world. It featured 625 guests rooms and two large dining halls that could seat up to 1,200 people at one time, plus a large dazzling pool or Natatorium, as they called it back then. Sadly, it burned to the ground in 1919. Today only the ruins of the pool remain along with steps and pathways, which make for a great hike if you're ever in Put-in-Bay.

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The Dickens Victorian Village 

Where: Cambridge

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Every autumn, a strange thing happens in the town of Cambridge. Effigies depicting characters from Charles Dickens' novels can be seen in 92 elaborate, human-sized diaramas around the town. Hey, you have to attract tourists somehow, can't fault the hustle. These odd effigies can be witnessed from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. If you can locate Tiny Tim, tell him we're all pulling for him.

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Akron Art Museum 

Where: One South High, Akron

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Any visit to Akron should include a visit to its fascinating art museum. Always pushing the envelope, the museum has several new exhibits including the curious and surreal works of Brian Bess (pictured below and on diplay through April 2019).

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The Topiary Park 

Where: Columbus

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Imagine a famous painting recreated in landscape form and you have the Columbus Topiary Park. The photo above may remind you of the iconic museum scene from Ferris Beuller's Day Off where Cameron stares at George Seurat’s famous A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jatte painting. A work of art and a work of nature seemlessly intertwined, surreal indeed.

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The Rock House

Where: Hocking Hills State Park

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Raise your goblet to the true House of Rock. The relentless force of Mother Nature has carved through this majestic cliff of sandstone in Hocking Hills and created a formation that would make many an architect jealous. Seven gothic-arched stone windows and natural step-like outcroppings make this more aesthetically pleasing and spacious than most condos you'll find. If the rent isn't too steep, we'll take it.

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The Avrocar

Where: National Air Force Museum, Dayton

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Built during the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the Avrocar was part of a secret U.S. Military project. The aircraft, which clearly was designed to look exactly like a flying saucer, could take off and land vertically. I wonder where they found the technology for this project. Roswell perhaps? Unfortunately, it proved extremely difficult to fly (as you can see in the amusing video below) and the project was scrapped in the early 1960s... or was it? No, it was.

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The Gates of Hell

Where: Columbus

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Congrats, you have finally arrived at the Gates of Hell. What took you so long? Who knew it would be located behind a Tim Horton's restaurant? It was a safe bet. This dank and dark tunnel, which runs along High Street, is also known as The Blood Bowl due to an urban legend about a skateboarder that met his unfortunate demise here. Not surprisingly, the gates of hell are not open to visitors, but people still enter at their own risk. Do they find a portal to another dimension? We can neither confirm nor deny it.

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The Blue Hole 

Where: Castalia

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The Blue Hole was a popular Ohio tourist site for many years. Though it looks bottomless at the center, it is actually about 45 feet deep and the temperature remains a chilly 48 degrees year round. The the original blue hole is now closed to the public. But a similar one nearby (pictured above and below) can still be visited and is now a fish hatchery.

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The World Largest Cuckoo Clock

Where: Sugarcreek

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What time is it? Time to visit the World's Largest Cuckoo Clock (although Germany or Switzerland may have a legitimate claim) in Sugarcreek. This area, known as the Switzerland of the Midwest, boasts breathtaking scenery, a European vibe, and of course a, unrivaled timepiece. Come for the clock, stay for the charming village.

20 Things To Do In Cleveland That You Must Add To Your Winter Bucket List

Be bold when it's cold!

If you're not careful at this time of year, winter's icy grip can lull you to sleep. Boredom creeps in like an arctic wind and the days all become the same... it can get bleak. As Jack Nicholson famously said, "all work and no play ... makes for a mundane winter." Or something like that. 

This is why it's an excellent idea to create a winter bucket list of activities. Fortunately for you, we've already done the leg work! Here are 20 awesome activities to chase away the winter madness! 

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20 Cleveland Groupons You Must Take Advantage Of This Fall

Get your groove on with these Groupons!

The season for giving is upon us, but it's also a season of great deals. Here in Cleveland, Groupon has some unbelievable discounts to take advantage of. From pub crawls to helicopter rides, the possibilities are as seemingly limitless as the money you will save on them (full disclosure, yes we are affiliated with Groupon!). 

Be careful though, taking advantage of these amazing Groupon deals can be slightly addicting. These savings provide a natural rush of adrenaline that you may continue to crave. You've been warned! 

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18 Bucket List Outdoor Activities In Ohio You Must Do Before The Snow Ruins Your Life

Winter is coming for us all, so live it up now!

When the calendar turns to late October, we all know it's coming. Winter, the cruelest of seasons.The good news is that it's not quite here yet. There's still time to enjoy the outdoors and bask in the sun's warm glow, fading though it might be. Here is your essential collection of awesome autumn outdoor activities. From wine tasting tours and German beer gardens to zip lines and cycling, we've got you covered. But, time is of the essence, so get out there and live! 

Cedar Point

Where: Sandusky

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Welcome to the roller coaster capital of the world. In my experience, thrill rides are not as enjoyable when the temperature dips below 40 degrees or so. Cedar Point's dizzying array of death-defying coasters (18 of them!) are harrowing enough without worrying about frostbite setting in. Gaze in awe at the Wicked Twister coaster below, what kind of crazy person designed this? I'll be on the tea cups, thank you.

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Go Apple Picking

Where: 8765 Mulberry Road, Chesterland

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In Autumn, the time is ripe (see what we did there?) for a visit to the Patterson Fruit Farm in Chesterland. Their Halloween Family Fun Fest is open through the end of October, but the Farm Market is open year round, as are their hay rides. Pro tip: Remember to twist and not pull when you pick your own apples. After a visit to the Patterson Farm, you will surely be looking at the brighter cider of life. Sorry, not sorry.

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Soaring Cliffs Zipline

Where: 24719 Miller Rd, Rockbridge, Ohio 43149

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Fall is a beautiful time to year to glide through the tree tops like a bird. Soaring Cliffs Zipline is one of the best in Ohio, with 10 different zips including the tallest in the state (don't look down!). The 2.5 hour Hocking Hills zipline adventure also includes cave exploration, plus a cookout with hot dogs and s'mores. Yum.

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Kayaking Adventure 

Where: Rocky Fork Creek Park

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Looking for a little peace and quiet? Why meditate when you can just go kayaking. The creeks and lakes of Ohio won't freeze over for at least another 2 months or so (hopefully). And one of the best places for kayaking is Rocky Fork Creek (pictured below). It has some challenging white water rapids, seven caves to explore and beautiful scenery. Just don't caught up the creek without a paddle.

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Cleveland Velodrome

Where: 5033 Broadway Ave., Cleveland

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You really haven't lived until you've felt the sheer adrenaline rush of the velodrome. As you bike around the inclined walls gaining speed, you will swear that you can feel G-forces. Open for lessons and to cyclists of all skill levels, this is a unique way to spend an afternoon or evening - there are only 15 velodromes open to the public in the United States.

Get Your Browns Tailgate On

Where: First Energy Stadium, Cleveland (obviously)

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Sure, you could concievably tailgate a football game in the dead of winter, but that's madness. If you haven't noticed, the Cleveland Browns are actually winning games this year and have several more home games this fall! Whether the team is good or bad though, the Browns tailgate is always fun. Die-hard fans with a talent for barbecue and fried foods are the best friends a person can have. Take a stroll through the stadium parking lot and witness the elaborate food on display and games like beer pong, shuffleboard and cornhole. It's honestly amazing anyone stops tailgating and goes to the actual game.

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Scavenger Hunt

Where: Cincinnati

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Have you ever wanted to be a contestant on The Amazing Race? Here's perhaps the next best thing, without all the stress and judgement. Created by Puzzling Adventures, this carefully crafted hunt offers a cool way to explore and learn about the city as you travel to a series of locations discovering clues and competing against other teams. These hunts are also offered in Cleveland and Columbus.

Hofbrauhaus Beer Garden 

Where: 1550 Chester Ave., Cleveland

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A little slice of Bavaria right in the heart of Cleveland. Nothing beats a tall stein of Hefeweizen and some bratwurst, pretzels and potato pancakes in the beautiful beer garden at the Hofbrauhaus. We highly recommend trying the ski shots, since it builds teamwork skills. Wearing lederhosen is optional. Prost!

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Go Fishin' 

Where: 6395 Russell Drive, Oak Harbor

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Believe it or not, autumn is the best time of the year to fish Lake Erie. Steelhead trout, perch and walleye are at their most plentiful as they swim towards the warmer waters of the lake's coastline. If you don't have your own boat (hey, we're not all Rockefellers), try a 3-hour tour with Seabreeze Charters, which is Lake Erie's largest outfitter. Congrats, look at you, you're now on a boat.

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Ohio Wine Shuttle 

Where: 4888 North Broadway (State Route 534), Geneva-on-the-Lake

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Leave the driving to someone else as you sample the finest wines Ohio has to offer. Guests visit up to four different vineyards on this 5-hour tour. The Ohio Wine Shuttle operates year-round and leaves from the Lodge at Geneva Lake. Gorgeous countryside, fruity whites and robust reds await your exploration and your palate.

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Terminal Tower Observation Deck 

Where: 50 Public Square, Cleveland

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Enjoy a self-guided tour of this historic skyscraper. The 52-story Terminal Tower was the tallest building in North America (caveat alert: not including New York City) from 1930 to 1964 til the Prudential Building in Massachussetts knocked it from its lofty perch. It still offers tremendous views of the city. On a clear day, visitors can see for 30 miles from the observation deck.

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Horseback Riding

Where: Larry's Riding Stables, 315 Johnson Road, Kent

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Home to 200 horses, Larry's Riding Stables offers lessons and rides for ages 6 and up. Larry's been training horses and giving riding lessons for over 45 years, so he's basically the horse whisperer of Ohio. No matter what skill level rider you are, you're in good hands.

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The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath 

Where: W. 14th St. & Quigley Road, Cleveland

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At just over 85 miles, this scenic multi-use trail runs south from Cleveland through Cuyahoga National Park to Akron and all the way to the town of Zoar. The trail can be accessed at many different points along the way. Whether you're hiking, jogging or biking, it makes for an invigorating outdoor excursion. In the winter, portions of the trail are used for cross-country skiing.

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Rock Climbing & Rapelling 

Where: Whipps Ledges, Cleveland Metroparks

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If you are looking for a little more exertion in your autumn excursion, do not miss out on climbing the Whipps Ledges on the Hinkley Reservation. Fear not, all your gear and instructions are provided by professional guides. It's not like you're climbing with these guys. Though the trek up the ledges is a challenge, rapelling down is fun as heck. When you reach the top, be sure to gaze with scorn at those below you. Amateurs. Pro tip: Reserve several weeks in advance, as this fills up quickly. You can do this!

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Sky Diving 

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What kind of outdoor bucket list would this be if we did not mention sky diving? If you've never tried it, try to think of one good reason to not do it. Okay, there are several, we'll grant that. But really, why not take the plunge? It's not that expensive, and it's a story you'll have to tell for the rest of your life. AerOhio has an experienced staff of divers and an excellent training center that will get you fully prepared before you enter the drop zone.

The Ancient Serpent Mound 

Where: 3850 OH-73, Peebles

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Though it might look like an elaborate golf course fairway, the Great Serpent Mound was built thousands of years ago by some of the earliest native inhabitants of the area, known as the Adena Culture. Built for religious purposes, these effigy mounds honored the great serpent god and are now a National Historic Landmark. It's a great place to spend a couple of hours of exploration, just don't bring your pitching wedge and putter.

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Hit the Links

Where: 9445 Brecksville Rd, Brecksville

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Speaking of golf...surprisingly, there are more golf courses per square mile in Ohio than any state in the union except for Hawaii. During autumn you will also find the best rates and tee times before the courses close for the winter. Our course recommendation: try Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Brecksville. There's no headless horseman here, just a lovely, well-groomed course in a picturesque, country setting.

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The Nautica Queen

Where: West Bank of the Flats, Cleveland

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Perfect for a romantic evening or a get together with friends and family, The Nautica Queen is the premier cruise dining ship on Lake Erie. Reservations are available for brunch, lunch or dinner. You can even rent it out for private events or tie the knot in front of the captain. Just don't request that they play any Celine Dion.

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17 Cleveland Brunch Spots You Must Try At Least Once In Your Life

For heaven's sake, don't sleep on brunch.

In the hectic and fast-paced world in which we live, it is important to appreciate some of life's simplest pleasures...like brunch. You work all week in the "rat race" and then go out with friends or your S/O on Friday night and it all goes by in a blur. But, brunch is one of the few times where you can really take a deep breath, enjoy yourself, and eat and drink to your heart's content. Plus, it's a great cure for a hangover. Don't sleep on brunch.  Welcome to the definitive list of the best brunch places Cleveland (and its surrounding neighborhoods) has to offer. 

Bourbon Street Barrel Room

Where: 2393 Professor Avenue, Tremont

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The Bourbon Street Barrel Room is a delightful slice of the Big Easy in the heart of the historic Tremont District. Cleverly titled dishes abound on the brunch menu including the Streetcar Pancakes, Royal St. Bacon & Egg Wrap and the Fluer Debris Hash.

Did we mention they also have beignets, hurricanes and Pimm's Cups? The restaurant's interior is also quintessential French Quarter, with flickering gaslamps and an indoor balcony overlooking the courtyard-styled main room.

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The Greenhouse Tavern

Where: 2038 E 4th St, Downtown

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The only thing that beats a delicious brunch is a delicious brunch on a rooftop with nice views. Jonathon Sawyer, the head chef/owner of Greenhouse Tavern has won the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Great Lakes Region, so you know the cuisine here is on point.

The brunch selection includes Breakfast Corndogs, Crispy Chicken Wings Confit, plus Fried Brussel Sprouts and Vegan Avocado Toast (aka the Millenial special) for the non-meat eaters out there. We highly recommend the Boudin Balls (Rice & Sausage Fritters). It's also just fun to say "Pass me the Boudin Balls, please."

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Wine Bar Rocky River

Where: 1313 Linda St, Rocky River

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Blink and you might miss this hidden gem tucked away on Linda Street in Rocky River. Voted "Best Wine Bar" by Cleveland Magazine in 2018, the brunch menu here should not be overlooked. It features Chicken & Waffles, Orange Cranberry Scones, Prosciutto Benedict and more. Come for the brunch and stay for the impressive wine and cocktail selection. We recommend the Brunch Punch.

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Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

Where: 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland

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One of the best places to see live music in Cleveland is also one of the most fun places to brunch. The food is excellent, especially for a rock club. This isn't dining at the Hard Rock. The Eggs Beachland with Canadian Bacon and Gruyere Cheese Sauce is fantastic, as are the Chicken Chilaquiles. What is a chilaquile? That's not for us to know. Sunday brunch also features a live DJ spinning tunes.

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Grumpy's Cafe

Where: 2621 W 14th St, Cleveland

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Grumpy's Cafe serves breakfast fare seven days a week, and the choices on the menu include the Starkweather Omelette (eggs, chorizo, mushrooms, tomatoes, and American cheese,) Breakfast Tacos, and Caramel Bacon Pecan Waffles. Located on a quiet corner of Tremont, Grumpy's feel good food will chase away the morning blues. And with a decor that is bright and homey and includes ever changing artwork, it feels like the dining nook you wish you had at home!

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Borderline Cafe

Where: 18508 Detroit Ave, Lakewood

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It's a common misconception that there is no really good Mexican fare in Cleveland. There actually is, but you just have to search a little. The Borderline Cafe is exhibit A. The brunch menu features Chorizo Burritos, Breakfast Tacos, Banana-Nut Stuffed French Toast, Southwestern Omelettes and Chocolate Chip Pancakes are just the tip of the iceberg. All that said, you had us at Chorizo Burrito.

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Jake's on the Lake 

Where: 32485 Lake Rd, Avon Lake

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If you were just driving by it, Jake's looks like a simple roadside diner on Lake Erie, but it's much more than that. The cozy New England-style interior makes you feel like you're in Bar Harbor, Maine. And the prices are even better. The Lakehouse Benedict is only $8.95 and includes a Toasted English Muffin, Country Ham, Fresh Sautéed Spinach and Two Poached Eggs smothered in their signature Baja Sauce.

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Lucky's Cafe 

Where: 777 Starkweather Ave, Tremont

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Brunch at Lucky's offers a little bit of everything, from waffles and biscuits to pecan bacon and breakfast burritos. The ratatouille (pictured above) is to die for, but we recommend the hearty Shipwreck: Eggs, Bacon, Veggies, Cheddar Cheese and Hash Browns served with House-Baked Toast and Fresh Fruit. Based on those ingredients, the ship may have sunk from too much decadence.

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Soho Chicken & Whiskey 

Where: 1889 W 25th St, Ohio City

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Tired of the same old egg and pancake dishes? Welcome to Soho Chicken and Whiskey. The beauty of brunch is you don't have to wait until 5 pm to start drinking, and switching from champagne or Bloody Mary's to whiskey is a type of slippery slope that we are down with. Cheers to you.

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Provenance (Cleveland Museum of Art) 

Where: 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland

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For one of the more aethestically pleasing brunches you will ever experience, head to Provenance in the Cleveland Museum of Art. Provenance's mission is to combine locally sourced foods with the lineage of nearly 45,000 objects in the museum's collection. That sounds challenging, but you will not argue with the results. Highlights include the Szechuan Peppered Trout and the Montreal Breakfast Sandwich. Their signature Bloody Mary will also clear your sinuses. And hey, look who else dines here! Well, at least he did.

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583 Bistro

Where: 583 Dover Center Drive, Bay Village

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It's never a bad idea to head to the Bay with your bae. Located in the heart of beautiful Bay Village, this little bistro is full of surprises. Brunch choices range from build-your-own Omelettes to Succulent Crepes and Belgian waffles. Ask for a table on the lovely patio and be sure to check out the creative daily cocktail specials.

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Music Box Supper Club 

Where: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland (Flats)

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Now we are talking! How can you beat an all-you-can-eat brunch, plus live music? From bluegrass to reggae to Sinatra, the Music Box Supper Club has been entertaining Cleveland since 2014 in an iconic building that used to be the home of the famed Club Coconuts (warning: video extremely dated). Today you can enjoy an elaborate buffet as you listen some of the best local bands around. The upcoming schedule includes a different musical theme each week. Enjoy cover bands for the Beatles, Springsteen, Patsy Cline and holiday themed shows in December.

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Forage Public House

Where: 14600 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood

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Forage is not just a name, this restaurant prides itself on farm to table ingredients with outstanding results. If you enjoy a bit of sweet with your spice, try the Jalapeno Corn Pancake Stack with Chili Butter and Berry Syrup. The Steak and Eggs (pictured below) also tastes as good as it looks.

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Gigi's On Fairmount 

Where: 3477 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights

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The motto over at Gigi's is one we can all get behind: "Eat. Laugh. Wine." That's inspiring, as are the menu options. Among the more delectable choices: Cornbread Biscuits with Chorizo Gravy; two different kinds of Avocado Toast; Gigi's Lox; and the signature dish called the Jose's Machaca, which is Braised Short Ribs, Queso Blanco, Pickled Onion and Fresh Cilantro with a Corn Tortilla.

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Jack Flaps Urban Breakfast Shoppe

Where: 3900 Lorain Ave, Ohio City

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Unique and eclectic Jack Flaps is the best kind of urban diner, filled with cool people and hot food in combinations both comforting and new. Dine on a menu that includes Pumpkin Pie Waffles and a Breakfast Banh Mi, but don't forget a dash of hot sauce to impress your friends and pump up your street cred. If you're not in Ohio City, you can head to their luncheonette inside the 5th Street Arcades.

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Sweet Melissa

Where: 19337 Detroit Rd, Rocky River

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If you name your restaurant after a classic Allman Bros. song, it had better live up to that standard, and Sweet Melissa measures up. Just looking at those bacon covered glazed donuts turns me into Homer Simpson. While the dessert selection is amazing, the brunch menu is no slouch. It's all about combos here with Shrimp & Grits, Biscuits & Gravy and Crab & Eggs. Deciding what to eat here, as the Allman Brothers also sang, Just Ain't Easy.

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The Inn on Coventry 

Where: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights

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The secret has been out for awhile on this popular yet cozy Cleveland Heights establishment. There may be a bit of a wait for a table, but the pancakes alone are well worth it. The fresh, light Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are in a word, glorious. Combine that with a warm, artsy interior and a dose of nostalgia (they've been in business for over 35 years!) and you get a breakfast experience to remember.

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