Top travel picks: Getaway from Cleveland to Prague

Last year, the Czech Republic celebrated its 100th birthday, and the country's capital city was named one of 2018's top destinations by the New York Times.

Bisected by the Vltava River, “the City of a Hundred Spires" is known for its Old Town Square, colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and its medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Besides the stunning architecture, there are also enough local libations and delightful dishes to appease any traveler.

Thankfully, there are plenty of regular, relatively inexpensive flights between Cleveland and Prague. We pulled from travel site Skyscanner to provide you with a short list of flights and hotels handpicked with the trendy adventurer in mind.

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Cheapest Prague flights

Currently, the cheapest flights between Cleveland and Prague are if you leave on May 4 and return from the Czech Republic on May 11. Finnair currently has roundtrip tickets for $600.

There are also deals to be had in April. If you fly out of Cleveland on April 23 and return from Prague on May 1, British Airways can get you there and back for $644 roundtrip.

Top Prague hotels

To plan your stay, here are a few of Prague’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The Mosaic House (Odboru 4)

If you're looking for an affordable place to stay, consider The Mosaic House. The hotel has a 4.9-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $109.

The Sophie's Hostel (Melounova 2)

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There's also the 4.8-star rated The Sophie's Hostel, which has rooms for $16/night.

This hostel is near the Czech National Museum, Czech Technical University and Wenceslas Square.

The Louren Hotel (Slezska 55 Slezska 832/55)

A third option is The Louren Hotel. With a five-star rating on Skyscanner, the hotel is one of the most luxurious in the city. Rooms are currently listed for $92/night.

"A great option to stay in a residential neighborhood but still close to the main attractions. The hotel's facade is beautiful and the rooms have a modern touch," wrote visitor Robson.

Top picks for dining and drinking

Prague has plenty of top-notch dining options. Here are a few of the most popular, according to Skyscanner.

Potrefena Husa Hybernska (Dlážděná 1003/7 110 00)

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First things first: where to get a drink. For a popular option, check out Potrefena Husa Hybernska, which has an average of five stars out of seven reviews on Skyscanner.

"This restaurant is great for student backpackers and budget travelers," wrote visitor Emily.  

SaSaZu (Bubenske Nabrezi 306)

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If you're looking for a local favorite restaurant pick, head to SaSaZu, with 4.9 stars from seven reviews.

"The food is inspired by dishes from Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia. It's not cheap but it is worth it," wrote reviewer Clare. 

U Medvídků (Na Perštýně, 345/7)

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Also worth considering is U Medvídků, with 4.8 stars from eight reviews.

"A great value and very authentic," wrote Marie.  

Cafe Imperial (Na Porici, 15)

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Finally, there's Cafe Imperial. It checks in with 4.6 stars from 16 reviews. 

"This is an absolutely stunning restaurant. It serves typical Czech cuisine, and it's a great place to try out some local favorites, including locally made wine by the glass," wrote Louisa. 

Featured local attractions

To round out your trip, Prague offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are some top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.

The Charles Bridge (Karlův most)

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First up is The Charles Bridge. It has 4.7 stars from 238 reviews.

Joining the Lesser Side with Old Town, the Charles Bridge is famously the best spot for viewing the Prague Castle. Thousands of people traverse this cobbled bridge every year.

Old Town Square (Staroměstské nám)

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Old Town Square is another popular destination, with 4.6 stars from 205 reviews.

"This is a must-see spot in Prague. The buildings surrounding the square are incredibly beautiful and well worth seeing," wrote visitor Schel.   

Prague Castle (Prague 11908)

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Lastly, consider checking out the Prague Castle, with 4.6 stars from 183 reviews. 

The former royal compound is actually a series of castles, with a cathedral and several gardens and plazas at the center. If you visit during the day, make sure to catch the changing of the guard, which occurs every hour.

"The Prague Castle is beautiful and historic. It is a must-see in Prague, but it will be busy no matter what time you go," wrote visitor Emily.  

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