Explore Off Campus


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Explore around Hiram

If you’re looking for adventure off-campus, there are plenty of areas to visit in the local area, too. Explore just a few of the local inns, hotels, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

The Hiram Inn
On Campus at 6867 Wakefield Road, Hiram, OH 44234
330.569.6000
https://www.thehiraminn.com/

The Old Fire Station Apartment
Next to the Hiram College Library at 11684 Hayden Street, Hiram, OH 44234
330.603.3123
hirambnb@gmail.com

The Aurora Inn**
11 miles or 15 minutes away at 30 Shawnee Trail, Aurora, OH 44202
330.562.0767
https://aurorainnohio.com/ *Request the “Hiram College Rate” at time of booking for a discount!

Old Stone House
11 miles or 15 minutes away at 8505 Route 534, Middlefield (Mesopotamia Township), OH 44062
330.550.0285
http://oldstonehousemespo.com/

Bertram Inn
12 miles or 18 minutes away at 600 N. Aurora Road, Aurora, OH 44202
330.995.0200
http://www.thebertraminn.com/

Comfort Inn
14 miles or 22 minutes away at 9172 Market Square Drive, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.422.6446
Comfort Inn – Streetsboro

Wingate by Wyndham
9705 State Route 14, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.422.9900

Hampton Inn
16 miles or 23 minutes away at 800 Mondial Parkway, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.422.0500
Hampton Inn – Streetsboro

Visit the Streetsboro Chamber of Commerce website for more options.

IF YOU ARE FLYING IN FROM CLEVELAND HOPKINS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CLE), THE FOLLOWING IS A PARTIAL LIST OF ACCOMMODATIONS THAT ARE LOCATED APPROXIMATELY HALFWAY BETWEEN THE COLLEGE AND THE AIRPORT:


Cleveland Marriott East
26300 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44122
216.378.9191

Hampton Inn
6035 Enterprise Parkway
Solon, Ohio 44139
440.542.0400

Hilton Garden Inn
8971 Wilcox Drive
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
330.405.4499

SpringHill Suites Marriott
30100 Aurora Road
Solon, Ohio 44139
440.248.9600

LOCAL FAVORITES

Maggie’s & More | On Campus | 6821 Wakefield Road, Hiram, OH 44234 | 330.977.9009

Two Traveler’s Tavern | 4 miles, 6 minutes | 8097 Main Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.8134

Garrett’s Mill and Brewing Co.  | 4 miles, 6 minutes | 8148 Main Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.8080

The Brick | 5 miles, 7 minutes | 8373 Windham Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.7082

Sean’s Pub and Eatery | 5 miles, 7 minutes | 8105 Main Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.048

Welshfield Inn | 5 miles, 7 minutes | 14001 Main Market Road, Burton, OH 44021 | 440.834.0190

The Lucky Dragon | 5 miles, 7 minutes |  8136 Main Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.0669

Warren’s Spirited Kitchen | 11.5 miles, 17 minutes | 14614 East Park Street, Burton, OH | 440.273.8100

James Place | 10 miles, 14 minutes | 271 East Garfield Road, Aurora, OH 44202 | 330.562.1803

Cafe Tandoor (Indian) | 11 miles, 17 minutes | 96 Barrington Town Square Drive, Aurora, OH 44202 | 330.562.5334

El Campesino Mexican Restaurant | 15 miles, 24 minutes | 9169 State Route 44, Streetsboro, OH 44241 | 330.626.9777

Barrio Tacos | 19 miles, 30 minutes | 295 S Water Street, Kent, OH 44240 | 330.968.6118

Mike’s Place | 20 miles, 30 minutes | 1700 S Water Street, Kent, OH 44240 | 330.673.6501

Samurai Japanese Steakhouse | 14 miles, 23 minutes | 7155 N. Aurora Road, Aurora, OH 44202 | 330.995.0880

Toko Japanese Steakhouse | 17 miles, 26 minutes | 1851 State Route 59, Kent, OH 44240 | 630.776.3590

PIZZA

Gionino’s Pizza | On Campus | 11679 Hayden Street, Hiram, OH 44234 | 330.569.3222

Teresa’s Pizza | 4 miles, 7 minutes | 11651 State Route 44, Mantua, OH 44255 (In the Dollar General Plaza) | 330.274.3000

Domino’s Pizza | 4 miles, 8 minutes | 8007 State Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.527.0505

Uncle Spike’s Pizzeria | 11 miles, 16 minutes | 242 E. Garfield Road, Aurora, OH 44202 | 330.562.4897

Little Caesar’s Pizza | 18 miles, 24 minutes | 9315 State Route 14, Suite B, Streetsboro, OH 44241 | 330.626.1000

COFFEE SHOPS

The Bistro | On Campus | Kennedy Center, Hiram, OH 44234 | 330.569.5195

Cellar Door Coffee Co. | 4 miles, 6 minutes | 8138 Water Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231 | 330.977.7237

Restoration 44 | 6 miles, 10 minutes | 10675 Main Street, Mantua, OH 44255 | 330.357.8044

Coffee Corners Antiques and Coffee House | 11 miles, 16 minutes | 14544 N. Cheshire Street, Burton, OH 44021 | 440.834.0076

Starbucks Cafe | 11 miles, 16 minutes | 157 W. Garfield Road, Aurora, OH44202 | 330.562.4080

POPULAR CHAIN RESTAURANTS

Mantua: McDonald’s

Garrettsville: Dairy Queen, Taco Bell, McDonald’s, Subway, Pizza Hut, and Domino’s

Middlefield: Taco Bell, McDonald’s, Arby’s, Subway, Burger King, and Pizza Hut

Ravenna: Chipotle, A&W, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Hardee’s, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Subway, and Arby’s

Aurora: Dunkin’ Donuts, Bob Evan’s, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Dairy Queen, Subway, Sonic, Jersey Mike’s, Panda Express, Buffalo Wild Wings, Panera, and Burger King

Streetsboro: Applebee’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Rockne’s, Chipotle, Denny’s, and Ruby Tuesday’s

ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITIES

Camp Hi Canoe and Kayak (3 miles, 4 minutes)
12274 Abbott Road, Hiram, OH 44234
330.569.7621
http://camphicanoe.com/index.php

Garrettsville Cinema (3 miles, 6 minutes)
8801 State Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231
330.527.0888
https://www.bigscreen.com/Marquee.php?theater=4768

Sugar Bush Golf Club (3 miles, 5 minutes)
11186 State Route 88, Garrettsville, OH 44231
330.527.4202
https://www.sugarbushgolfcourse.com/

Skylane Bowling (4 miles, 8 minutes)
8311 Windham Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231
330.527.9999
http://www.skylanebowling.com/

Cinemark 10 Movie Theatre – Aurora (11 miles, 17 minutes)
40 Barrington Town Square Drive, Aurora, OH 44202
330.995.6433
https://www.cinemark.com/northern-ohio/cinemark-10-aurora/

Zip City (13 miles, 20 minutes)
9960 State Highway 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.931.4944
https://zipcityusa.com/cleveland/

National Packard Museum (18 miles, 25 minutes)
1899 Mahoning Avenue, Warren, OH 44483
330.394.1899
https://www.packardmuseum.org/

RollHouse Entertainment (21 miles, 26 minutes)
33185 Bainbridge Road, Solon, OH 44139
440.248.4080
https://www.therollhouse.com/solon/

Mahoning Valley Scrappers Baseball Team (26 miles, 33 minutes)
111 Eastwood Mall Boulevard, Niles, OH 44446
330.505.0000
https://www.milb.com/mahoning-valley

Akron Rubber Ducks Baseball Team (34 miles, 42 minutes)
300 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308
330.253.5151
https://www.milb.com/akron

Cleveland Botanical Garden (36 miles, 50 minutes)
11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106
216.721.1600
https://cbgarden.org/

Cleveland Museum of Art (36 miles, 51 minutes)
11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.7350
http://clevelandmuseumofart.art/

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (38 miles, 47 minutes)
714 North Portage Path, Akron, OH
330.836.5533
https://www.stanhywet.org/

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (39 miles, 44 minutes)
3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
216.661.6500
https://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo

Cleveland Guardians Baseball Team (40 miles, 45 minutes)
Progressive Field
2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
https://www.mlb.com/indians

Playhouse Square (40 miles, 44 minutes)
1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115
216.241.6000
http://www.playhousesquare.org/

West Side Market (41 miles, 46 minutes)
1979 W 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
216.664.3387
http://westsidemarket.org/

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (43 miles, 45 minutes)
1100 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114
216.781.7625
https://www.rockhall.com/

James A. Garfield National Historic Site (46 miles, 50 minutes)
8095 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060
440.255.8722
https://www.nps.gov/jaga/index.htm/

Football Hall of Fame (50 miles, 55 minutes)
2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, OH 44708
330.456.8207
https://www.profootballhof.com/

Cedar Point (94 miles, 1 hour 35 minutes)
1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
419.627.2350
https://www.cedarpoint.com/

HIKING TRAILS

James H Barrow Biological Field Station (2 miles, 5 minutes)
11305 Wheeler Road, Garrettsville, OH 44231
330.527.2141
https://www.hiram.edu/academics/support-services/field-station/

Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park (6 miles, 10 minutes)
12440 OH-282, Garrettsville, OH 44231
http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/nelsonkennedyledges

Eagle Creek State Nature Preserve (7 miles, 12 minutes)
11027 Hopkins Road, Garrettsville, OH 44234
http://naturepreserves.ohiodnr.gov/eaglecreek

Paddock River Preserve (11 miles, 16 minutes)
129 Trails End, Aurora, OH 44202
https://birding-in-ohio.com/portage-county/paddock-river-preserve/

The Holden Arboretum (29 miles, 43 minutes)
9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland, OH 44094
https://holdenfg.org/

Chapin Forest (31 miles, 48 minutes)
9938 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland, OH 44094
http://www.lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/chapin-forest-reservation

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
https://www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/maps.htm
Popular Trails: Brandywine Falls, Ledges Trail, Kendall Lake
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Cleveland Metroparks
https://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/
Popular Parks: Brecksville Reservation, North Chagrin Reservation (Squires Castle), South Chagrin Reservation (Henry Church Rock)

SHOPPING

Aurora Farms Premium Outlet Mall (12 miles, 18 minutes)
546 S Chillicothe Road, Aurora, OH 44202
330.526.2000
https://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/aurora-farms/

Eastwood Mall (26 miles, 33 minutes)
5555 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, OH 44446
330.652.6980
https://www.eastwoodmall.com/

Pinecrest (27 miles, 30 minutes)
200 Park Avenue, Orange, OH 44122
216.535.2100
https://www.discoverpinecrest.com/

Legacy Village (32 miles, 36 minutes)
25001 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
216.382.3871
https://legacy-village.com/

FIND EVENTS

This is Cleveland Event Calendar

Blossom Music Center Concerts

Winter – 31.5ºF

Spring – 50.1ºF

Summer – 72.6ºF

Fall – 55.2ºF

Dressing in layers is recommended in all seasons, especially spring and fall as these temperatures can fluctuate day to day!

PARTA buses – Route 70 Windham/Garrettsville, runs Monday – Friday and includes a stop in Hiram

Airport Shuttle Service – Hiram College provides transport to and from Cleveland Hopkins Airport at selected times during the school year. The fee is $15/per one-way trip and the cost will be added directly to your student account.  Shuttles are run only on the selected date and times on the schedule.