Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Akron

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Akron. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House and Buffalo Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Akron

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Akron a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buffalo Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Links at Ivy Ridge (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Darien Lake Amusement Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Oakwood Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Niagara County Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Akron

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Akron. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Akron Falls Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Great Baehre Conservation Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Island Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Tours (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Upson Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Akron

Fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 22.2 mi (35.7 km) away.