Starting July 1

Take a Hike® Audio Tour

Self-Guided Audio Tour

Embark on an exciting journey through Cleveland’s vibrant neighborhoods, cultural sites, and legacy architecture with Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation’s Take a Hike® self-guided tours. Learn why Cleveland is one of the USA’s most interesting and beloved historic cities!

Three tours are offered: Early Cleveland (Warehouse District and The Flats), Civic Center and Playhouse Square.

Through an interactive map, your virtual guide will provide narrations to accompany points of interest and enjoy companion videos of actors and actresses portraying important Clevelanders from the past. Use your mobile device to access tours starting July 1 at www.TakeaHikeCLE.com

Touring AsiaTown

Self-Guided Tour

Description: Jump in your car or hop on your bike for a self-guided tour of Cleveland’s first Chinese Community and AsiaTown. Let filmmaker, entrepreneur and activist Johnny Wu introduce or re-introduce you to the vibrant 150-year history of Cleveland’s Chinese Community. This tour was originally created by the Western Reserve Historical Society for their members and they’re sharing it here for Cleveland History Days.

Download the AsiaTown Virtual Tour Packet:  AsiaTown_Virtual_Tour_v05142020-compressed

Previous Events

Friday, June 26

4 p.m – 8 p.m (Tour)

5:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m (Live Chalk Art)

Tremont: Epicenter of Immigration

Self-Guided Tour & Chalk Art-Walk

This 90-minute self guided tour will lead you around the perimeter of Lincoln Park in Tremont and features many of the churches and other institutions built by (and for) successive waves of immigrants from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century.

As you stroll through the neighborhood, you’ll read fascinating facts and learn about the central role Tremont played in the Cleveland’s story of immigration. Along the way, you’ll encounter local artists creating chalk artworks inspired by Cleveland immigration stories.

Start your walk at the Lincoln Park gazebo and follow the Cleveland History Days signs from stop to stop.

Click this link to download a high-rez copy of the Walking Tour map.

Click this link to download the Walking Tour written directions.

Contributing Artists:

Jason Baumgartner

Brian Cleveland

Melissa Griggs

Dante Rodriguez

Debra Sue Solecki