East Cleveland is part of the Cleveland metropolitan area. As part of the Great Lakes region, the largest freshwater resource in the nation, Cleveland is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie. The greater Cleveland area extends more than 40 miles inland and 100 miles along the Lake Erie shoreline. Places Rated Almanac listed Cleveland as number two on its list of top recreational destinations. The city boasts the Cleveland Browns Stadium, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a rainforest at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and Geauga Lake. You can also experience cultural events like the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Playhouse Square, the second largest performing arts center in the nation.