Major Tourist Attractions of OhioThe Akron, Ohio area is a wonderland of major attractions. Choose from romantic and scenic wineries and historic homes like Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens to top sporting sites like the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Interesting museums also abound in Akron, Ohio and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is within easy driving distance.
Cedar Point. Cedar Point ranks as one of the nation’s top amusement parks. Occupying 364 acres on a prime peninsula in Lake Erie, Cedar Point is the world-record holder for having the most roller coasters. For more information about visiting this major tourist attraction in Ohio, visit www.cedarpoint.com.
The Winery at Wolf Creek. Since 1980, The Winery at Wolf Creek has been producing a fine selection of white and red wines and been one of the major tourist attractions in Ohio. At The Winery at Wolf Creek, tasting is offered: Monday-Thursday noon-9 pm; Friday & Saturday noon-10 pm; Sunday 1-9 pm. For more information about this romantic Ohio attraction, visit www.wineryatwolfcreek.com. [Top]
Pro Football Hall of Fame. Since 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been the hall of fame for the National Football League. The Pro Football Hall of Fame pays tribute to the greatest NFL players in history and is located in Canton, Ohio. For more details about this top Akron-Canton area attraction, visit www.profootballhof.com [Top]
For more information about this major Ohio tourist attraction, visit www.rockhall.com.
Hower House. Akron industrialist John Henry Hower built this 28-room home in 1871. Rooms were originally heated by wood and coal; the eight fireplaces and six chimneys remain today. Unique octagonal rooms include black walnut woodwork, oak parquet floors and original family furnishings and heirlooms. [Top]
Stan Hywet Hall. The Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens ranks as one of the country’s most impressive estates. Originally built for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company founder F. A. Seiberling, the Tudor-style home and gardens cover 70 acres. Stan Hywet Hall is open April 1 through December 30. To learn more about visiting one of Ohio’s top historical attractions, visit www.stanhywet.org. [Top]
Akron Art Museum. The Akron Art Museum displays exciting regional, national, and international works dating from 1850 to the present. You can catch a glimpse of important works from Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, and Helen Frankenthaler, as well as from photographers Margaret Bourke-White, Robert Frank and Harry Callahan.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
Slip back in time on board the vintage railroad coaches that run through the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park along the Cuyahoga River and the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Choose from a variety of destinations, including the historic Village of Peninsula, Hale Farm & Village and Quaker Square. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad also offers nature excursions guided by a park ranger. [Top]
135 South Broadway, Akron, Ohio (OH) 44325-9002