Cleveland makes top 10 list for perfect dates

Cleveland makes top 10 list for perfect dates
Cleveland was voted one of the top ten cities to have a date (Source: WOIO)
Cleveland was voted one of the top ten cities to have a date (Source: WOIO)
The West Side Market was mentioned as a great place for a date. (Source: WOIO)
The West Side Market was mentioned as a great place for a date. (Source: WOIO)

Cleveland is making headlines again, this time claiming number nine on the

to have the perfect date, according to

.

Cities like Chicago, New York, and L.A. are often featured in movies and TV shows, and seem to have a great nightlife. But our little haven of Cleveland is most notoriously known for a burning river, high crime, and industry. But with organizations like Positively Cleveland and the Downtown Cleveland Alliance, that is all beginning to change. Cleveland sees about 300,000 unique visitors every month, and more and more are leaving wonderful reviews about the food, entertainment, and apparently, romance.

All those factors, plus Travel and Leisure's annual list of America's favorite cities, make Cleveland an unexpected place to have a great date.

cites an afternoon at the West Side Market or a lunch at Melt Bar and Grille as two great afternoon options. They also promote catching a play at Playhouse Square, or heading to the bars and restaurants of the Warehouse District as great evening options.

Cleveland is known for being unlike any other city, so there's a guarantee the date will be a once in a lifetime outing.

Here is how other cities stacked up:

10. Honolulu, HI

9. Cleveland, OH

8. Atlanta, GA

7. Miami, FL

6. Albuquerque, NM

5. Charleston, SC

4. Kansas City, MO

3. Minneapolis, MN

2. New Orleans, LA

1. Providence, RI

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