Akron Ohio

Akron Ohio has an abundance of attractions and sites for visitors traveling to the area. There is a variety of accommodation available, great restaurants, a host of meeting facilities and many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Akron Ohio is also home to many fantastic museums such as the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the Akron Art Museum which features works from 1850 through to the present. Boasting many things to do and see Akron Ohio, being the one of the biggest cities in the U.S., offers some of the best amenities in North America.

When planning your Akron travel consider a one hour Ohio cruise via Cuyahoga Riverboat trips. Learn the history of the river aboard a Front Runner or Cuyahoga Cruiser. Pair a cruise with a trip to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad aboard a vintage coach for a full day out. Choose from one of the destinations offered during Akron travel cruise such as Hale Farm andVillage, the Historic Village of Peninsula or Quaker Square and delve into city history.

Enjoy an architectural tour during Akron travel and visit the 1830's Greek revival mansion built by Col. Simon Perkins Jr., the son of Akron's founder. Cross the street and visit John Brown Home and tour the home of the famous slave abolitionist. Featured inside this home is a reconstruction of a captain's quarter aboard a canal boat, antebellum period photos and various temporary exhibits.

The Akron Canton Airport is where your flight to Akron will land. This airport is the alternative to the Cleveland Hopkins Airport. The Akron airport offers fewer lines, nearby parking, smaller crowds and much less confusion! If looking for a flight to Akron there are many great deals to be had when flying in from another American city with prices often less than $200.00 for round trip tickets.

There are over 215 domestic flights weekly leaving from Akron-Canton as well as 14 non-stop flights departing weekly. The most popular incoming flights are from cities such as New York, Seattle, L.A. and Boston. When looking for a flight to Akron AirTran Airways offers some of the most affordable prices throughout the continental U.S.

The Akron Zoo is open in November to April from 11:00am to 4:00pm and May to October from 10:00am to 5pm. Admission is just $9.00 for adults and $5.50 for children 2 to 14 years. Boasting exhibits which are home to an array of species the Akron Zoo includes llamas, jaguars, lions, eagles, exotic bears, snow leopards and more. There are many events happening through the year at the Akron Zoo so be sure to check the calendar before visiting.

Akron hotels on the west side include the Hampton Inn which is only 25 miles away from both area airports. This Akron hotels nearby attractions include Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and nearby cities offer many more sights. Amenities include 24 hour front desk, cocktail lounge, fitness center, guest laundry, two onsite restaurants and more. $72.00 is the starting rate but be sure to check before booking.

Akron hotels also include The Crowne Plaza Hotel Quaker Square which was built from 19th century mills and silos that came from the beginnings of the famous Quaker Oats Company. This Akron hotel includes historical parts that are on the National Historic register and give the hotel it's unique circular shape.

In present day Quaker Square is a bustling. Today, Quaker Square is a vibrant meeting, shopping and entertainment venue in downtown Akron. Amenities at this Akron hotel include an indoor pool, health center, laundry service and internet access. Rooms are well appointed and rates at the historic Akron hotel start at $89.00 but check before booking. Attractions nearby include the university, The National Inventors Hall of Fame, Stan Hywett Hall and Gardens and Geauga Lake.

When visiting Akron be sure to take in all the city has to offer. Try the variety of restaurants in the city and step out for a night on the town and see some live music. Discover Akron by bicycle or opt for a cruise or tour to see more of this fantastic city.

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