Things to Do in Akron

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  • Savvy Saver Suzy
    Phoenix, AZ52 contributions
    What a fantastic look in the the not to far away past of a hardworking industrialist that lived the American dream. He was the other half of the “Goodyear” tire company. His dedication to his employees, their philanthropy, and their willingness to serve the country during the two great wars is true Americana at heart. During your self-guided tour (audio and guide led tours available for an extra fee), we learned how these humble folks worked to build a massive empire that employed tens of thousands and provided for many more. And although the heirs to the family wealth led to a privilidged life, the young men of the family dutifully signed up for duty with the armed services and served before returning back to the business to carry it on. We also saw the lives of the women of the family and how they gave to many causes in order to better the lives of all. The mansion the family lived in was nothing short of an amazing American version of an English Tudor Castle. The garden grounds is a must see during late summer when all is in full bloom. Do plan on spending a few hours here!
    Written August 20, 2022
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  • Lauren M
    Sarasota, FL136 contributions
    We had a lovely day visiting the Akron Zoo. My 4 and 6 year olds loved it and there was no complaining without a stroller. Very fun day!
    Written July 26, 2022
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  • Chandni V
    Yorba Linda, CA3 contributions
    Beautiful place! We took our baby and my parents. We really enjoyed walking through here. It is serene and peaceful! There were so many beautiful butterflies too. And adorable chipmunks you'd see around that you can feed! I can't say enough good things. The green pond was picturesque and we got some great shots. This was my favorite part of my visit to Akron!
    Written August 5, 2022
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  • Randy K
    3 contributions
    Went to see Josh Gates April 14th. Beautiful older theatre, easy access, and wonderful acoustics. Con is it was hot, I mean hot and uncomfortable with that many people. Dress in something you can remove.
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • Daniel A
    9 contributions
    Was nice a couple people gave us the grand tour and made it interesting
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    Thank you
    Written May 30, 2022
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  • Bob M
    Ohio5 contributions
    We had a great time here today with the family. The trails are very nice. There's a bathroom there. The parking was very nicr. There was lots of access to the river that went through the area as you walked on the chuckery trail
    Written September 12, 2021
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  • patricia h
    3 contributions
    This is a lovely outdoor space to run around with childern there is museum of toys also check out calender for free concerts of all genres of music. JUST FOR YOURSELF you can clear your mind to get your steps in or a first date, date night your choice
    Written March 6, 2020
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  • David C
    Wadsworth, OH3,100 contributions
    First time to the Akron museum of art. We got in for free due to it being a blue star museum. It’s mainly contemporary art. There are no classic pieces. The galleries rotate and right now they some photography and “reflections.” Some of the pieces are not appropriate for children but I understand that is the artists view of art. I didn’t like most of it, as I am much more into classical art, but I can appreciate the form and message.
    Written April 10, 2022
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  • JohnBCowgill
    Washington DC, DC806 contributions
    It is a place you do not hear about, but it is a place to see. The history is amazing, and with Al as your tour guide you will enjoy this place.
    Written November 14, 2019
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  • Tom072805
    Elizabethtown, PA11 contributions
    His grave is very well marked and easy to find. Very touching if you have also had the experience he is best know for.
    Written July 23, 2021
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  • David C
    Wadsworth, OH3,100 contributions
    If you like high IBU this place is for you. They have 4 ipas and all 4 are high in hoppy bitterness. The golden ale is straight delicious. It’s a cool downtown Akron location across from the Akron art museum. Paid parking in the neighboring parking garage, unless you can find street parking a couple blocks away on Main Street. A flight is 12.00 for four 5 oz pours. Enjoy responsibly!
    Written April 9, 2022
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  • lindasA9006QL
    Markham, Canada80 contributions
    We were in Akron for 2 days and decided to da a few parks. We got local fried chicken and sat here for a picnic in the afternoon. Very nice park
    Written September 27, 2020
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  • Henry I
    Stow, OH394 contributions
    This is a very nice facility for a town the size of Akron. It’s just too sad that the university has never been able to put a decent product on the synthetic turf.
    Written November 21, 2019
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  • clarson2016
    Eureka Springs, AR822 contributions
    It's nice to see a child wide eyed with wonder over something other than a computer screen. My grandson (6) loved this stop. Thank you
    Written October 8, 2017
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  • Lauren M
    Sarasota, FL136 contributions
    Very cute children’s museum. Not very large, but well priced and my kids had so much fun. All of the different areas held their attention and we spent a nice morning here.
    Written July 16, 2022
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