PHOTO: Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)
The 2016 World Series gets underway from Cleveland this week. And while the hometown Indians will be looking to win their first world title in nearly seven decades, visitors will be searching for something to do ahead of the action.
Fortunately, there's plenty to do on the southern shore of Lake Erie.
Hop Aboard the Fatty Wagon
Cleveland's Great Lakes Brewing Company is rolling out the Fatty Wagon for the World Series. You can buy tickets at Great Lakes' brewpub and unwind while the wagon transports you to Progressive Field for the game or watch party.
Go to a Cavs, Browns Game
The defending NBA champions open their season with four of their first five games at home inside Quicken Loans Arena. Head over to "The Q" to watch LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in action.
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If you're looking for something to do prior to a potential Game 5 Sunday night, you can watch the win-less Browns host the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium. At least tickets won't be hard to come by.
Fill Up at West Side Market
PHOTO: Cleveland's West Side Market. (Photo via Flickr/Erik Drost)
Hungry? Head over to Cleveland's West Side Market where you'll find a plethora of baked goods, meats and poultry, fruits and vegetables and more.
Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
PHOTO: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo via Flickr/Ron Bulovs)
You don't visit Cleveland and not go to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. You don't need to dedicate an entire day to the HOF, but its an undeniable bucket list attraction worth exploring ahead of game time.
Tour the Cleveland Museum of Art
Undoubtedly one of Cleveland's premier attractions, the Cleveland Museum of Art is free for all visitors and home to nearly 45,000 works of art. Current exhibitions here include Cleveland's Gothic Table Fountain and Dan Graham's conceptual art, among others.
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Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Christmas Story House
It may be too early to pull out the Christmas lights, but the holiday season is right around the corner, meaning visitors to Cleveland this fall should take advantage with a visit to the Christmas Story House. The attraction is open for public tours year-round and shouldn't be too busy with Christmas still two months away.
Explore the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail
PHOTO: The Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. (Photo via Flickr/Erik Drost)
It gets chilly in Cleveland this time of year, but for a relaxing outdoor adventure, visitors should check out the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. One of the city's hidden gems, the 85-mile trail passes through Cleveland and is ideal for hiking and biking.