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Akron, Canton, and Summit County

Akron, Canton, and Summit County, due south of greater Cleveland, are home to a variety of attractions, including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Stan Hywet Hall, and the First Ladies National Historic Site. In addition, Akron is a vibrant and vital city, filled with excellent restaurants, interesting art galleries, and exciting nightlife.
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  3. Akron Arts and Culture (6)
  4. Akron Attractions (15)
  5. Akron Neighborhoods (12)
  6. Akron Restaurants (31)
  7. Akron Sports and Recreation (9)
  8. Akron for Families (12)
  9. Canton Attractions (4)
  10. Shopping in Akron (18)

First Night Akron
First Night Akron, a New Year's tradition that started in 1986, is a family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year's Eve celebration that features music, art, dance, and fireworks. Held at various venues in downtown Akron, First Night Akron is an entertaining alternative to house parties and bar events.

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Affordable Akron Fitness Clubs
You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get fit in Akron. There are many cheap Akron and Summit County fitness clubs...if you know where to look. Below is a listing of fitness clubs and classes that are below $40 a month. Keep your new year’s resolution by joining to

Akron Food Pantries
There are many Akron food pantries available for those in need in Summit County. Below is a listing of food pantries that do not require a referral from any social agencies. It is recommended that you arrive early for all food distribution.

Akron-Canton Airport
Akron-Canton Airport, established in 1946, is located midway between Akron and Canton, Ohio, just off of I-77. The airport is served by six commercial carriers. In 2005, over 1.4 million passengers traveled through the airport.

Living in Akron Ohio
Akron, Ohio is the county seat and largest metropolitan area of Summit County. The community of 217,000+ residents offers a high quality of life with endless entertainment options, affordable housing, convenient access to major highways, quality higher education at the University of Akron, and 6,600 acres of scenic park areas.

Akron Area Churches
Church membership and church activities are an important part of life to many Northeast Ohio residents. If you are new in town or looking for a new church, we've amassed a collection of Akron church profiles to assist you. More will be added regularly.

Goodyear Blimp
Akron Ohio's Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company has been building blimps since 1925. In the past they have been used for military surveillance as well as for air demonstrations. Today, the company's three distinctive "ambassadors" are used primarily for sporting events and to ferry corporate guests.

Free Things to Do in Akron
Enjoying Akron Ohio doesn't have to be expensive. The "Rubber City" has beautiful parks, fascinating shops, and free days at museums. Learn more about the many free things to do on the North Coast.

Mother's Day Events in Akron
Mother’s Day is a day set aside to celebrate and spend quality time with mom. Below is a selection of activities and events in the Akron, Ohio area to enjoy with your mom.

All Fired Up! Pottery Studio
All Fired Up! is “a paint your own pottery studio” located in Akron, OH, near the Wallhaven district. There are over 300 pieces of unfired pottery begging to receive your creative touch. Use the supplied art materials to bring your pottery to life. When finished, you will have a unique piece of art for yourself or to give as a gift. Bring a friend or book a party for an even more enjoyable time. This is fun for every age, from toddlers to adults.

Romantic Things to Do in Akron
There is an endless number of entertainment options available to you in Akron, Ohio. Add a little romance to your relationship by experiencing what "the Rubber City" has to offer. For every interest, this is a varied list of romantic things to do in Akron.

University of Akron
The University of Akron, founded in 1870, is located in the heart of the "Rubber City." The school, best know for its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, offers 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The sprawling city campus has an enrollment of over 23,000 students, and continues to expand.

The Akron Zoo
The Akron Zoo, begun in 1953 as the Akron Children's Zoo, is a small, family-friendly park, located just west of downtown Akron. The 50-acre zoo is home to over 700 animals, including the endangered Humboldt penguins, jaguar, and the elusive snow leopard.

Stan Hywet Hall
Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, Ohio is a National Historic Landmark. The 65-room Tudor-style mansion was built by Goodyear Rubber Company founder, F.A. Seiberling and his wife Gertrude. Today, the gracious mansion and elaborate gardens are open to the public. The site also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.

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