Akron, formerly the Rubber Capital of the World, has emerged as America’s “City of Invention,” being now most recognized for its world class polymer research. As the Gateway to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Akron is a playground for active travelers, featuring multiple outdoor entertainment venues, and surrounded by abundant greenery including the Towpath Trail that follows the path of the Ohio & Erie Canal, drawing many hike and bike enthusiasts throughout the year.
With its unique blend of big-city life and small-town feel, Akron has the potential to make anyone feel right at home. Downtown Akron features a vibrant arts scene, a world class Art Museum, a state-of-the-art minor league baseball stadium, an array of restaurants,and meeting and convention facilities. Come walk with us and discover what makes Akron great!