- Visit the Akron Art Museum
This museum has been in Akron for almost 100 years! With a very modern update done in 2004, the museum has remained a very interesting place to visit. The exhibits are always changing and include famous collections of works from world-renowned artists as well as local artists.
- Attend a lock 3 event in the summer
This is a great way to witness the local culture here in Akron. The type of music varies each week and there are a wide variety of foods available, some of which are unique to the area. Admission is free and there is an event every Friday from the months of May – September.
- Akron Rubber Ducks game
Baseball is a classic American pastime and would be an awesome event to attend if you are visiting from another country or hosting an international visitor. There is a huge range of activities available to do at the game such as other games to win prizes, concessions, and other entertainment.
- Hike one of the many trails in the Akron area
Within Akron there are over 15 different hiking trails varying in length and difficulty. These trails are maintained by the Summit Metro Parks. They offer a scenic perspective of Akron and its surrounding areas and give it’s visitors a chance to see the beautiful landscapes we have available to us her in Akron.
- Visit the University of Akron’s Campus
The University of Akron is a central location in Akron and the hub for innovation and learning in our town. UA has a large, and very beautiful campus that combines century old architecture with very new and modern designed buildings. The University has over 25,000 students and is only continuing to grow.
- Visit Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
The rubber industry is what put Akron on the map. Visit this century old mansion built by one of the most successful businessmen to ever reside here in Akron, F.A. Sieberling who founded the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The property spans about 70 acres and includes a very large mansion, as well as very beautiful, well maintained gardens. This is a great way to experience the rich history of Akron.