Akron is right in the heart of Summit County. With a vibrant culture, rich history and modern innovation, the "Rubber Capital of the World" is a city like no other. 

Immerse yourself in the arts at the iconic Akron Art Museum, showcasing a world-class collection of contemporary works, or catch a show at the historic Akron Civic Theatre, one of five remaining atmospheric theaters in the nation. Take a guided tour of the historic 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Children will enjoy exploring the interactive exhibits at the Akron Children’s Museum or close encounters with over 2,000 animals from around the world at the Akron Zoo.

The Akron History Center celebrates how the city has evolved over the last 200 years. Basketball fans won’t want to miss visiting House Three Thirty, run by the LeBron James Family Foundation. Catch a game at Canal Park to see the Akron RubberDucks, the Double-A Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians. Check out world class events like the Kaulig Companies Championship at the legendary Firestone Country Club or the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby.

Indulge in culinary delights at Akron restaurants serving up everything from inventive cuisine, ethnic dishes and comfort food classics. Don't forget to visit the unique shops in Akron and stop by Northside Marketplace or The Bomb Shelter.

Near Downtown Akron