Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Akron

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Akron. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Akron Art Museum and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Akron

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Akron has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Firestone Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Akron Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Loyal Oak Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Roses Run Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Sarah's Vineyard (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Viking Vineyard and Winery (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Akron

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Akron is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Perkins Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sherbondy Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Mary Campbell Cave (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Portage Lakes State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Wingfoot Lake State Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Akron

Fly into Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Akron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton), which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Akron?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Akron. From 4 Cabins to 35 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Akron for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Akron?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Akron. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Indian Signal Tree: 44 holiday lettings
  • Coach House Theater: 48 holiday lettings
  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens: 47 holiday lettings
  • Sherbondy Park: 48 holiday lettings
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library: 44 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Akron listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Akron?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Cabins in Akron. Our other popular types of Akron holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Akron?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Akron. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.