Attractions & Points of Interest

  • Peanut Shoppe of Akron

    The best nuts are the freshest nuts, and that’s what the Peanut Shoppe offers everyday to all who pass through its doors since the 1930s. The store sells a wide selection of healthy snacks, chocolate, candies, fresh peanut butter and even sugar-free treats.
  • Perkins Stone Mansion

    The former home of Colonel Simon Perkins Jr. is one of Ohio’s finest and most treasured examples of Greek Revival architecture. Built in 1837 and home to three generations of Perkins’, the home now offers tours and educational programs.
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame services to honor, preserve, educate and promote football. Visit permanent exhibits such as the Superbowl Theater and the Pro Football Today Gallery, as well as the new Ralph Wilson, Jr. Pro Football Research and Preservation Center, part of the HOF's "Future 50" Project celebrating the museum's 50th anniversary.
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

    "Rock history comes alive in Cleveland" -Rolling Stone magazine. Experience the modern music destination everyone's talking about! Visit the world's only museum devoted to celebrating popular music!
  • Sarah's Vineyard

    This pre-civil war farmhouse hosts a sustainable winery operation and art gallery. Spend some time tasting wines and simple food pairings in the tasting room, loft, garden, deck with fire-pit, or the outdoor pavilion opening this summer.
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

    A 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House and historic gardens and grounds make up this estate, which once belonged to F.A. Seiberling, the co-founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The Estate is open from April through December for tours.
  • Summit Artspace

    Creativity runs rampant at Summit Artspace, a gallery that displays the art and performances of regional visual and performing artists. Located in the art deco building that was the original home of the Akron Beacon Journal. Featuring more than 30 exhibits a year, it also is the home of studio artists and regional arts organizations.
  • Summit County Fairgrounds

    The much-anticipated annual Summit County Fair (July 23-28), presented by the Summit County Agricultural Society of Ohio, takes place here, as well as other events: flea markets, auctions, sporting events and antique shows.
  • The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, OH

    Founded in 1924, Summit County Historical Society manages two house museums, the Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House. SCHS also owns Old Stone School, operated in collaboration with Akron Public Schools, and is a major partner with the City of Akron at the Akron History Exhibit at Lock 3.
  • The Winery at Wolf Creek

    This family-owned winery offers wine tastings, cooking classes, tours, and other events. Ohio’s countryside is the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of tasting wine, either outside or while strolling the picturesque vineyards.
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