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The Nautica Queen is a boat that departs from the Nautica Entertainment Complex on the west bank of the Cuyahoga River in the heart of Cleveland’s Flats. It is located at 1153 Main Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113, between Shooters Restaurant and the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. It is easily accessible from I-71, I-77, I-90 and all major routes.

NASA has a shuttle bus for a limited number of people departing the OAI at 5:15 pm and returning at to the OAI 10:15 pm.  You must be preregistered to use this bus.

There is parking facilities for over 2500 cars. There is a fee for parking at the posted parking rates. The parking lot is separately owned and managed by Ampco Parking. They accept cash only and rates can vary between $3.00 and $10.00.

From Eastern Suburbs: (Eastlake, Willoughby, Mentor, Euclid, etc.)

  1. I-90 to Route 2 (westbound)
  2. Exit at W. 28 Street (inside lane)
  3. Right on W. 28th Street
  4. Right on Washington
  5. Right on W. 25th Street
  6. Left on Main Avenue

From South-South Eastern Suburbs: (Bedford, Maple Heights, Akron, etc.)

  1. I-480 West-I-77 North
  2. Exit at E. 9th Street (163C)
  3. Right on Orange/Ontario
  4. Left on Carnegie
  5. Cross Hope Memorial Bridge (Lorain/Carnegie)
  6. Right on W. 25th Street
  7. Right on Washington
  8. Veer left on Winslow

From Western Suburbs: (Lakewood, Bay Village, etc.)

  1. I-90 (eastbound)
  2. Exit at West 25th Street
  3. Turn left on West 25th (north)
  4. After crossing Detroit Ave., Turn right on Washington Street
  5. Veer left on Winslow

From Southwestern Suburbs: (Strongsville, Medina, etc.)

  1. I-71 (northbound)
  2. Exit at West 25th Street
  3. Turn left on West 25th (north)
  4. After crossing Detroit Avenue, Turn right on Washington
  5. Veer left on Winslow

**Note: Should you make a wrong turn, ask for directions to West 25th & Detroit Avenue. From there you can follow the signs to the Nautica Entertainment Complex.

From OAI to Nautica Queen via I-71N (refer to OAI map):
27 min (16.5 miles)
OAI at 22800 Cedar Point Rd, Cleveland, OH 44142

  1. Head east on Cedar Point Rd toward Aerospace Pkwy (453 ft)
  2. Turn right onto Aerospace Pkwy (0.7 mi)
  3. Continue onto Ruple Pkwy (0.3 mi)
  4. Continue onto Aerospace Pkwy
  5. Continue onto I-X Center Dr (0.6 mi)
  6. Use any lane to take the ramp onto Berea Fwy, OH-237 passing in front of Cleveland Hopkins Airport (0.9 mi)
  7. Keep left to continue on OH-237 N, follow signs for Interstate 480 N
  8. Continue onto Berea Fwy
  9. Merge onto I-71 N (7.4 mi)
  10. Take I-71 N continue as described in From Southwestern Suburbs above

Nautica Queen at 1153 Main Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113