Tours and Things to Do in Cleveland

Tours will be offered as part of the CLC program at the following locations:

Rid-All Green Partnership – On the morning of May 21st, before the conference begins, we will be providing an opportunity for a 90-minute guided tour of this unique urban farm that was recently mentioned on Jimmy Kimmel Live. More information will be provided soon.

Cleveland Botanical Garden – Forestry and conservation experts will lead a guided tour of this lovely botanical garden with an emphasis on their urban forestry program and sustainability efforts in Cleveland. More information will be provided soon.

Cleveland Waterfront Bike Tour – A 5-mile tour to look at recent improvements to Cleveland’s waterfront and downtown parks, which enhances the city’s public space, biodiversity, and resilience strategies. The tour will be hosted by sustainable development consultancy Arup, a sponsor of the 2024 Climate Leadership Conference.

In addition to these guided tours, there are lots of cool places you can check out while in Cleveland, including:

Great Lakes Brewing Company is a lovely local gem with great beer and a history of sustainable practices.

Cleveland EcoVillage is a diverse, sustainable community that lends itself to a trendy self-guided walking tour in the afternoon.

West Side Market is the oldest indoor/outdoor market space in Cleveland and is home to some delicious food and cute photo ops.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers beautiful hiking trails and a variety of waterfalls.

Funny Bus Cleveland is a laugh-filled guided tour of the city led by local comedians.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a 183-acre wildlife park dedicated to conservation and the protection of endangered animals.