Cleveland named to National Geographic Traveler’s 2018 ‘Best of the World’ list (photos)

Cleveland, Ohio

Story excerpt provided by Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Written by Susan Glaser.

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland – rippling “with new cultural energy” – is among the top places to visit in 2018, according to National Geographic Traveler, which recently named the city to its annual Best of the World list.

Cleveland is among 21 destinations cited by the magazine in its December/January issue, and one of just three in the United States. Other destinations on the list: Madagascar; Dublin, Ireland; Oaxaca, Mexico; plus San Antonio, Texas, and Oahu, Hawaii in the United States.

The destinations are divided into three categories: Cities, Nature and Culture. Cleveland is one of seven entries in the Culture category.

The entry on Cleveland begins: “Onion-domed churches and cold-brew cafes on streets a-flicker with gas porch lights might summon images of Krakow or Budapest. But this is Cleveland. The big-boned Ohio city built by Eastern European immigrants and Midwestern moxie ripples with new cultural energy.”

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Originally published November 28, 2017.

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