Five Things to Love About Niles, Ohio

Nestled in Trumbull County, Niles, Ohio is packed with experiences that will fill your calendar with things to do, places to eat, and places to stay. Here are some of the best things to do in Niles, Ohio.

McKinley Memorial Museum Niles

Visit Historic Stops in Niles

Discover the birthplace of President McKinley with a stop at the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum. Learn about President McKinley’s life and accomplishments and take in the museum’s stunning monument. Experience the replica of his boyhood home at the McKinley Birthplace Home a few doors down filled with curated pieces from the McKinley home, as well as a collection of his presidential campaign buttons and banner.

Continue enjoying your walk through history at the Ward Thomas House. Built in 1862, this 14-room Victorian Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is surrounded by stately trees and delightful gardens.

Open the first Sunday of each month from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm; group tours can be arranged by calling 330-544-2143

Giorgio’s Ristorante Niles Ohio

Best Places to Eat in Niles, Ohio

Food brings people together, and Niles, Ohio, offers some of the best places to eat in Northeast Ohio. Plan breakfast, lunch, or dinner with some of your favorite people at one of the many choices in town.

Cadence Coffeehouse and Creperie is a social enterprise providing youth with life skills. While this delightful coffee shop has a visionary purpose, the coffee and crepes are out-of-this-world delicious. Eat well while supporting the youth of the community.

Niles is part of the Italian Food Trail, a collection of some of the best Italian restaurants in the County. Enjoy a homemade Italian Sausage Patty on an Italian roll at Niki’z Pub. Stop at Vernon’s Café, a family-owned restaurant serving up delicious dishes for over 20 years. Giorgio’s Ristorante is a local favorite serving top-notch pizzas, hot peppers in oil, and entrees that tempt any palate.

One of Niles’ newest restaurants is King Cajun Seafood and Bar, a colorful place to get your seafood fix. Choose from one of their delicious dishes or try a mega seafood feast. You’ll be glad you stopped.

Scrappers Northeast Ohio MLB Draft league

Experiences that Entertain

Everyone loves to get out and explore, and you’ll find something for groups or even a solo getaway in Niles. Take a trip back in time while you find clues and solve puzzles at Escape History Escape Room. Guests will take a 60-minute adventure through history completing each room’s unique story to “unlock” the room.

If you have kids in the family give them the chance to leap with excitement at Extreme Air Trampoline Park. Choose a jump pass, sign your waiver form, and let them enjoy the multiple jump zones and foam pit.

Finish an afternoon watching the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, a Major League Baseball draft league experience. Let the kids play in the Fun Zone including a bounce house located on the third baseline. Buy tickets in advance and plan an overnight stay at the nearby Residence Inn.

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The Best Shopping in Northeast Ohio

Do more than just shop at the Eastwood Mall's sprawling complex. Unleash your creativity at Busy Bee by painting pottery and pouring your own candles.

Get a massage, haircut, nails, waxing, and more from a carefully supervised student at the Casal Aveda Institute, or satisfy your sweet tooth at Daffin's Candies with their wide variety of delicious treats. 

The Eastwood Mall Complex has a little something for everyone whether they’re there for an hour or a day.

Learn more about the Eastwood Mall here.

Residence Inn Niles Ohio

Places to Stay in Niles, Ohio

Residence Inn in Niles, Ohio, is an all-suite hotel attached to the Eastwood Mall. Guests will find themselves surrounded by modern amenities and well-appointed rooms. Enjoy an evening at the hotel in the heated indoor pool and hot tub open year-round or get your workout in at their 24-hour fitness center. Need to bring Fido? No problem: pets are welcome. Don’t leave in the morning without enjoying the fully cooked hot breakfast served in the breakfast nook. You can also book rooms at the Hampton Inn and Fairfield Inn nearby.

Author: Brandy Gleason