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  • Fast Lane Bar, Bowling, and Concert Venue 330-753-6910
    193 Wooster Road North, Akron, OH 44203
    The Fast Lane is the "ultimate party center." They offer bowling, an arcade, a two-story slide, a bar & grill, and concerts, as well as other fun events.  more info  map

  • Laser Quest 330-666-6966
    80 Brookmont Drive, Akron, OH 44333
    Located in Montrose
    Laser Quest is live action laser tag at its best. Enter the multi-level arena where fog, music and special effects combine to provide an incredible combination of tag... more info  map

  • Life of Christ Exhibit 330-922-0467
    2690 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
    Cathedral Buffet
    The focal point of this awe-inspiring exhibit is 13 colorful, intricately sculpted scenes depicting the earthly life of Jesus Christ. Visitors shouldn't miss 13... more info  map

  • Riverfront Centre 330-929-2068
    2100 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
    Boasts a boardwalk, boat rides, a spectacular view of the falls, a pedestrian mall with antiques, hobby and music shops, international restaurants, and a line-up of... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Dr. Bob's Home 330-864-1935
    855 Ardmore Avenue, Akron, OH 44309
    Tours are free, ands take about an hour, at this historic structure where Alcoholics Anonymous had its origination; there is a gift shop, and a video presentation is... more info  map

  • Hower House 330-972-6909
    60 Fir Hill, Akron, OH 44304
    The University of Akron
    This magnificent mansion was built by a leading Akron Nineteenth Century industrialist, and is a wonderful example of the Second Empire Italianate design; there are... more info  map

  • John Brown's Home 330-535-1120
    550 Copley Road, Akron, OH 44320
    The fight to end slavery in the United States was the driving force and passion of John Brown’s life; here one can see documentation of his life history, from his days... more info  map

  • Perkins Stone Mansion 330-535-1120
    550 Copley Road, Akron, OH 44320
    Operated under the aegis of the Summit County Historical Society, that also preserves and maintains the John Brown House and the Old Stone School, this picturesque stone... more info  map

  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens 330-836-5533
    714 North Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303
    One of the finest examples of Tudor Revival Architecture in America, this sixty-five-room mansion is decorated with treasures from all over the globe, and is located on... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Akron Art Museum 330-376-9185
    70 East Market Street, Akron, OH 44308
    With an aim to offer discoveries that will interest people of all ages and tastes, this museum hosts changing exhibitions of paintings, photography, sculptures, and... more info  map

  • Akron Police Museum 330-375-2390
    217 South High Street, Akron, OH 44308
    Room 201
    This museum chronicles the history and development of the Akron Police Department from its earliest days to the present; exhibits include patches, badges, log books,... more info  map

  • Don Drumm Studios and Gallery 330-253-6268
    437 Crouse Street, Akron, OH 44311
    This museum and gallery showcases the work of a third-generation metal worker, Don Drumm, who used his skills to follow the path of art, and pioneered the use of cast... more info  map

  • Marrow of Tradition Books and Fine Arts Gallery 330-252-BOOK
    43 Furnace Street, Akron, OH 44308
    This art gallery and bookstore features ethnic art and gifts from Peru, Africa, Afghanistan and many other countries, and on selected nights screens international films;... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Lake Anna Park 330-848-6739
    Corner of Park Avenue and 6th Street
    Springs feed the 10-acre Lake Anna, a natural wonder in the heart of Downtown Barberton. It's a perfect spot for fishing, relaxing or jogging along the park's two paved... more info  map

  • Metro Parks Serving Summit County 330-867-5511
    975 Treaty Line Road, Akron, OH 44307
    Encompassing over eight thousand acres of parkland, this organization offers twelve parks, a trail for hiking and biking that extends thirty three miles, a thirteen mile... more info  map

  • The Akron Zoo 330-375-2550
    500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307
    Home to more than four hundred animals from around the world, popular exhibits at this zoo include Tiger Valley, Penguin Point, and Ohio Farmland; the zoo is open... more info  map

  • Virginia Kendall Park
    15610 Vaughn Road, Akron, OH 44307
    A well-rounded park in its own right, this popular park is located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, and boasts a network of first-rate hiking trails... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Invent Now 330-849-6969
    221 South Broadway, Akron, OH 44308
    This next-generation science centre offers visitors an innovative, exciting, dynamic, and interactive experience by using state-of-the-art interactive techniques and... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Carriage Trade 330-650-6262
    8050 Brandywine Road, Akron, OH 44307
    From the rustic, yet comfortable, confines of a tractor-drawn tour wagon, one may see some of the oldest farmland of the Western Reserve and the breathtaking Brandywine... more info  map


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