Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Shaker Heights

The lake and gardens create a pretty picture of Shaker Heights. Renowned for its football games, ice skating and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. Cleveland Museum of Art and Progressive Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Shaker Heights

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Shaker Heights a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ThistleDown Racetrack (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Children's Museum of Cleveland (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hawthorne Valley Country Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Greater Cleveland Aquarium (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • StoneWater Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shaker Heights

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shaker Heights is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cain Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Italian Cultural Garden (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Cleveland Cultural Gardens (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Cleveland Lakefront State Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Tinkers Creek Viaduct Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)

Transportation to and around Shaker Heights

Fly into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cleveland, OH (CGF-Cuyahoga County), which is 7.5 mi (12 km) away.

You can get around Shaker Heights by jumping on the metro at Lee Station, Ashby Station or Avalon Station.

Where to stay around Shaker Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 162 vacation rentals near Shaker Heights. From 81 Houses to 65 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shaker Heights for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shaker Heights?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shaker Heights:

  • Downtown: 35 vacation rentals
  • Ohio City: 47 vacation rentals
  • Tremont: 39 vacation rentals
  • Edgewater: 26 vacation rentals
  • Detroit - Shoreway: 26 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Shaker Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 81 Houses in Shaker Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shaker Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 65 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shaker Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Shaker Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.