AKRON & FAIRLAWN ATTRACTIONS
Summit Mall is Akron Ohio's premier shopping destination. Anchored by Macy's and Dillard's department stores, the mall boasts over 125 specialty shops from jewelry to women’s apparel to beauty including Pandora, Brighton Collectibles, Vera Bradley, J Crew and Sephora. The dynamic range of dining & shopping options sets Summit Mall apart with quality sit down restaurants that appeal to everyone.
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a notable country estate, with gardens, located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio. It is one of the largest homes in the U.S., and the largest in Ohio on the list of largest houses in the United States.
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F.A. Seberling Nature Realm
Many parks exist due to the foresight of a few visionary individuals, including F.A. Seiberling. He donated more than 400 acres to expand Sand Run Metro Park. Land that he owned from 1920 to 1948 was purchased by Summit Metro Parks in 1964 to become the Nature Realm. Today, the Nature Realm is a special-use area that has been set aside for the study and enjoyment of nature
The Akron Zoo is a 50-acre non-profit zoo & is home to over 700 animals representing over 90 different species. The zoo attracts over 1 million visitors annually.
Akron Museum of Art
Showcasing the most exciting artists of our time and the recent past, the Akron Art Museum offers new discoveries for visitors of all ages in a world-class museum that's just minutes away. We invite you to spend an afternoon with us. Admission is always free.
Midsize music venue & bar in a refurbished brick warehouse presenting touring rock 'n' roll acts.
E.J. Thomas Hall
E.J. Thomas Performing hall is owned and operated by The University of Akron for use by students and faculty of The University and by community and civic organizations active in the performing arts.
The Hall serves as home to The Akron Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday Musical Association, Children’s Concert Society and Akron Youth Symphony.
Hale Farm and Village
Hale Farm & Village’s mission is to preserve and share the story of the Western Reserve through an experiential learning community that creates a lifetime of social value. Hale Farm & Village captures the story of the Hale Family and their 200 year old family farm nestled in the Cuyahoga Valley – a home, a retreat and since 1958, an outdoor living history museum.
Firestone County Club
Situated on the outskirts of Akron, Firestone Country Club has the finest 54 holes of golf of any private club in the country. Create the ultimate golf experience with challenging courses and weekend getaways. A regular stop on the PGA tour.
Akron Fossils and Science Center
The Akron Fossils & Science Center is a museum located in Copley Township, Ohio, USA, a few miles west of Akron, devoted to presenting creationism and the notion of intelligent design.
Fun ‘N’ Stuff
Family-friendly indoor/outdoor entertainment center with go-karts, rides, mini-golf & laser tag.
Falls River Square
The Riverfront Centre District encompasses the entire downtown area including Falls River Square which is home to the pavilion, amphitheater, riverfront boardwalk, and fountains.
The city sponsors events and activities throughout the year including Flicks on the Falls and First Responders Day. Seasonal activities include an interactive fountain during the summer months and a ice rink in the winter.
Outdoor park hosting seasonal concerts, ice-skating, fireworks, a farmer's market & holiday lights.
PLACES TO EAT IN AKRON & FAIRLAWN
This family-run restaurant offers Southern Italian dishes plus steaks & seafood in a casual setting.
1561 AKRON PENINSULA RD
An easygoing hangout offering creative grilled cheese sandwiches alongside drinks from the full bar.
Long-running, family-friendly fixture for Italian fare, including pasta, pizza & homemade sausage.
White-tablecloth Thai dining, with classic & less-common dishes, from red curry to walnut duck.
12 E EXCHANGE ST
Hip local chain serving gourmet burgers, shakes, local beers & cocktails in a stylish space.
Akron City Tavern
Casual American restauraunt with creative bites, Sunday brunch, a daily happy hour & specialty cocktails.
Akron City Tavern
778 N MAIN ST
Akron’s Best Downtown Deli!
High-end steakhouse chain with aged prime beef & classics such as lobster tails & pork chops.
4000 MEDINA RD
A diverse menu with global influences is presented in a colorful, contemporary, art-filled setting.
This Southern Indian restaurant offers a long list of vegetarian dishes & a children's menu.