Cleveland is home to close to half a million residents making it the largest city in the state of Ohio. Cleveland was incorporated as a city in 1836. Cleveland's economy is driven by the manufacturing of durable goods, transportation, retailing, insurance, utilities, finance and commercial banking. Cleveland has a number of attractions, they are; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jacobs Field, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland Museum of Art, St. John's Cathedral, Metroparks Zoo, Key Tower, Beck Center, The Warehouse District, Cleveland Public Library, Gund Arena and the Cleveland Browns Stadium. Industrial growth in Cleveland was triggered in 1832 by the opening of two canals, Erie and Ohio. The Civil war also played a major part in Cleveland growth due to the excessive demand for the following goods, ships, railroad equipment and machinery. Cleveland has some of the finest accommodation facilities in the United States, here are a few hotels that are located in and around the city; Cleveland Airport Marriott, Embassy Suites Hotel Cleveland, Hilton garden Inn Gateway, Brownstone Inn, Clifford House Bed and Breakfast, Red Roof Inn, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Sheraton Cleveland City Center Hotel and Ritz-Carlton Cleveland. If looking for a bite to eat then Cleveland is just the city to be in. Several restaurants, cafe's of different types are available, here are just a few to make sure you don't go hungry while moving around the city; Dongi's Pizza, Lemon Tree Restaurant, Coffee Shop & Snack, Harrys Steak House, Gourmand's Inc, Hong Kong Buffet, Quiznos Subs, Viva Barcelona and Mr. Hero. Cleveland is a rich sporting city with most of the major professional sports franchises based in the city. They are; Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball), Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball Association), Cleveland Force (Major Indoor Soccer League), Cleveland Browns (National Football League) and Cleveland Barons (American Hockey League). Many large firms are based in Cleveland, they are; Parker Hannifin Corporation, KeyCorp, Eaton Corporation, National City Corporation, Sherwin Williams Company. The Automotive industry in Detroit is supplied the Ford Motor companies Assemblage plant based in Cleveland.
The second in terms of population in the state of Ohio, Cleveland is has several of the best hotels in the state to accommodate it's tourists. The hotels are the finest and it's up to you to pick the one that most suits your needs. They are; the Ritz-Carlton, Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square, InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland, Hilton Garden Inn Airport and Sheraton Cleveland City Centre Hotel.