Greater Akron Offers Food, Fun and Art

Historically known as a hub for innovation, Greater Akron stands out as the perfect Midwest locale for hosting your next reunion.

Historically known as a hub for innovation, Greater Akron stands out as the perfect Midwest locale for hosting your next reunion.

Stan Hywet Aerial View

Quick Facts:

Lodging Inventory:

  • Downtown Akron Adjacent Hotels: 3
  • Downtown Akron Adjacent Hotel Rooms: 325
  • Total Greater Akron Hotels: 70
  • Total Greater Akron Hotel Rooms: 5,500+

Group Perks:

  • Personalized Digital Concierge
  • Site inspection consultation
  • Itinerary consultation
  • Tour planners & guides
  • Vendor and service referals
  • Photos

Top Attractions:

  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
  • Akron Art Museum
  • Hale Farm & Village
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park & Scenic Railroad
  • Akron Civic Theatre

“The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau was wonderful. You were knowledgeable, helpful, and gracious. Your representative made sure we had all we needed. You can’t improve perfection! You are the best!”

Linda Green, Green Family Reunion

Akron, Ohio

Spend some quality time exploring Greater Akron’s cultural scene. At the Akron Art Museum, view impressive collections, including a stunning display of modern art. Also, check out Akron Glass Works and witness glassblowers create colorful works. What better place to purchase a small memento of your time together? In the evening, catch a performance at the Akron Civic Theatre.

Akron Art Museum

Modern masterpieces fill the Akron Art Museum.

Everyone will enjoy the nationally recognized Akron Zoo, where 700+ animals from continents around the globe fly, swim, roam and graze. Hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RR, which offers special packages throughout the year, including the popular Polar Express train during the holidays. Choose a dining car or simply take a seat by the window and enjoy breathtaking scenery, impressive bridges and quaint houses.

Does wine, cheese and chocolate sound like a winning combination to you? Popular local stops include Sarah’s Vineyard, The Winery at Wolf Creek and Red Horse Winery. Groups can participate in the Summit Brew Path – visit Harry London Candies – and shop for tasty treats at Grandpa’s Cheese Barn.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad travels through the heart of Ohio’s only national park.

Sharing delicious meals is a true reunion tradition. Akron has no shortage of great eats that include local Ohio fare as well as treats from around the world. At Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, dining isn’t the only thing on the menu. In addition to a wide selection of food, there is a casino, shows and entertainment galore.

Choosing a suitable place to lodge your family is one of the most important decisions you can make when planning a reunion. From large chain hotels to smaller family-owned properties and rental options, groups of all sizes can easily find something to fit their needs in Greater Akron.

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