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on the left will keep you specifically in or near Akron and Summit County, Ohio. We add new listings and links on a regular basis so bookmark this page so check back often. It was named "Summit County" because the highest elevation on the Ohio and Erie Canal is located in the county.
With a wonderful array of sites and attractions, accommodations and restaurants, meeting and convention facilities and countless recreational activities, Akron/Summit County should be your next destination for fun and excitement. Its proud heritage as a pioneering center of industry and innovation creates the foundation on which the community now rests.
When you arrive in Greater Akron, get ready for a variety of exciting and engaging activities.
Explore the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio's only national park and among the Top 10 Most Visited in the U.S.), featuring more than 33,000 acres to hike, bike, ski, sled and simply unwind. Iconic attractions, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens and Hale Farm and Village extol their surroundings, offering manicured gardens and open vistas. The Akron Zoo also offers a glimpse into the habitats of creatures large and small.
Visual, musical and theatrical - Greater Akron is the stage for sensational cultural pursuits. The expanded Akron Art Museum houses an eclectic modern collection. One block away, Summit Artspace is home to more than 40 arts organizations and features gallery space, studios and classrooms. Stunning spaces - Akron Civic Theatre, EJ Thomas Hall, Greystone Hall, Blossom Music Center and Lock 3/Lock 4 - provide year-round access to performances large and small. Greater Akron boasts seven community theaters with inspiring and entertaining seasons. The world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra makes Blossom Music Center its summer home, while the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday Musical Association, Summit Choral Society and Ballet Theatre of Ohio dazzle audiences during every season.