Area Attractions

Akron Art Museum
(330) 376-9185
1 S. High St.
Guided tours with reservations, interesting for all ages,
tours last one to two hours depending on exhibition.

Summit Artspace
(330) 376-8480
140 E. Market St., 2nd Floor
Features local artists, open Saturday & Sunday.

Quaker Square
(330) 972-8829
135 S. Broadway
Grain silos and mills have been converted into a residence hall for University of Akron students. The building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places, and now is home to the Trackside Grille and General Store. Visitors can view authentic antiques from an era where the mighty steam engine reigned over the transportation industry. The building is handicap accessible and offers a unique experience for all.

Don Drumm Studios & Gallery
(330) 253-6268
437 Crouse St.
This exceptional two-building complex features works by more than 500 professional artisans including Don Drumm’s architectural sculptures and cast aluminum crafts and Lisa Drumm’s whimsical soft sculptures and colorful “Knotty Family” dolls. Call to arrange a free tour.

Mustill Store and House
(330) 374-5625
234 Ferndale St.
Located in their original site at Lock 15 at the Cascade Locks Park, these canal-era buildings are believed to have been built in the 1850s. The Mustill Complex contains many fascinating exhibits on the beginning, heyday, and demise of the canal as well as the story of Akron’s beginnings.

Lock 3
(330)374-5625
Downtown – 200 S. Main St.
A park and summer concert venue that doubles as a wintertime attraction, Lock 3 provides many free events throughout the year. 

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
and Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail
Located throughout the area
One of the finest parks in the United States running from Cleveland to South Akron. There are walking, running, and biking trails as well as dozens of camping, picnic, and shelter areas.