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Communities and Attractions

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The Greater Akron Region has something for everyone when it comes to entertainment and attractions. All part of the $1.2 billion spent in the region on tourism in 2012, the Greater Akron region is history, preservation, culture, arts and community involvement.

Culture comes in many forms:

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s 33,000 preserved acres
  • The Akron Art Museum
  • Civic Theater
  • E.J. Thomas Hall
  • Blossom Music Center
  • Lock 3
  • Lock 4
  • Akron Zoo
  • World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational
  • Akron Rubber Ducks

All this in addition to our beautiful suburbs, access to Amish Country, Wine Country, Lake Erie Shores and Islands, and more!

The tri-county region, and Northeast Ohio as a whole, provides access to concerts and shows, sports teams and stadiums, amusement and theme parks, boating, fishing and more. The city and surrounding towns sponsor popular events and performances throughout the year as well as:

  • Local Music Scenes
  • Inventive and Historic Restaurants
  • Farmers Markets
  • Art Fairs
  • Casinos
  • Coffee Houses
  • Night Clubs

If you enjoy the outdoors, Greater Akron offers 40,000+ acres of gorgeous parkland where you can:

  • Hike
  • Ski
  • Bike
  • Horseback Ride
  • Explore

If you’re looking for more information on what to do in Akron, or information about surrounding Akron neighborhoods, check out the map for more information.

Metro ParksMetro Parks Bike and Hike Trail
Stan Hywet HallStan Hywet Hall
Akron ZooAkron Zoo

 

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