Explore the top things to do in Akron and the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley

Located just off I-77, the Radisson is conveniently placed for visiting the top things to do in the Akron area. From train rides on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to wine tastings at Sarah’s Vineyard, the Cuyahoga Valley offers a wide range of activities nearby, whether you’re on vacation with your family or looking to relax after business meetings. Take your kids to the Akron Zoo for hours of fun, or peruse the works on display at Akron Art Museum. Cleveland is an easy 35-minute drive away for attractions like the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame or Browns NFL games at FirstEnergy Stadium.

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

5.54 mi / 8.91 km from the hotel
Step back into the Industrial Age with a tour of this 70-acre National Historic Landmark, which includes five buildings and eight beautiful gardens.
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Akron Art Museum

7.81 mi / 12.57 km from the hotel
The galleries of this modern art museum focus on national and international art produced after 1850. The museum offers free admission every Thursday.
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Akron Zoo

6.86 mi / 11.03 km from the hotel
Spanning 77 acres, this zoo houses more than 700 animals, including electric eels, river otters, and Komodo dragons. Check out special exhibits, or schedule an up-close experience.
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Blossom Music Center

6.58 mi / 10.59 km from the hotel
This popular amphitheater can hold more than 19,000 fans for concerts by well-known artists like Dave Matthews Band, Weezer, and Zac Brown Band.
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

11.53 mi / 18.55 km from the hotel
The beauty of this nearly 33,000-acre national park awaits you only a short distance from the city. Hike, canoe, and bike, or take in river views on a scenic train ride.
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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

6.08 mi / 9.79 km from the hotel
Get on board this 1940s-era railway for a scenic tour, a wine tasting, or a special kids’ program like a train ride with superheroes.
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JACK Cleveland Casino

25.75 mi / 41.44 km from the hotel
Try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, where you can play slot machines, poker, and about 100 table games 24 hours a day.
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

26.44 mi / 42.55 km from the hotel
See stage costumes, instruments, and films related to musical legends such as Elvis, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and recent inductees at this museum detailing the history of rock music. You can also catch a live performance.
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Sarah’s Vineyard

6.4 mi / 10.31 km from the hotel
Sample wines at this picturesque vineyard, accompanied by cheese platters, sandwiches, or wood-fired pizza on select evenings. The tasting room doubles as an art gallery.
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The University of Akron

8.2 mi / 13.19 km from the hotel
Plan a campus visit to this vibrant public research university that offers approximately 300 different degree programs to nearly 20,000 students.
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