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Located along the picturesque Cuyahoga River in Ohio, Akron sits just south of Lake Erie and Cleveland. Known by nicknames such as the City of Invention and also Rubber City, Akron has always been about big ideas, hard work, and resourcefulness. Akron's big-city amenities are coupled with a small-town vibe that provides charm and energy no matter where you go. So, start looking for Akron packages today, and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime!

Major Attractions

Many people taking Akron vacations choose to explore the Akron Art Museum, which showcases absolutely stunning exhibits, and the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, which is Akron's largest historic landmark. Performances at the Akron Civic Theater are always entertaining, and the University of Akron Hower House (a beautiful Victorian mansion) is certain to impress architectural enthusiasts. For the outdoors enthusiast, the Hale Farm and Village can teach you about rural life in the 1800s. And if you need to refuel, Akron is known for many great food spots: enjoy the city's delicious hamburgers, cornucopia ice cream, oatmeal, pizza, and more. Areas like downtown, Highland Square, and Northside offer great wining and dining spots.

Festivals and Events

Events throughout the year keep Akron buzzing with excitement. See what you can find at the Made in Ohio Festival on Labor Day weekend, attend the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational in early August, and watch the All-American Soap Box Derby in late July and early August. If you want to indulge, go to the National Hamburger Festival in August and see how much you can eat!

With so much to do here, start looking for hotels in Akron today. Know that you can save with Akron hotel packages on Travelocity. If you need to rent a car in Akron at a good price, you can also find it here. To save even more, look for exclusive mobile deals on the Travelocity app.

Frequently asked questions

How much are vacation packages to Akron?
Enjoy a memorable experience in Akron with a vacation package starting from just . Organizing your flights and hotels through Travelocity is easy. What’s more, our vacation deals will leave you with more savings for loads of fun activities.
How long should my Akron vacation be?
Many visitors like to stay about 2 nights in Akron. But you don’t have to follow the crowd. Whether you decide to stay for a few days or a few weeks, you’ll enjoy discovering everything that this place has to offer.
Where can I get the best vacation package deals for Akron?
You can snap up amazing Akron package deals with Travelocity. Mix and match from as many as 400 partner airlines and 665,000 worldwide properties and turn those vacation daydreams into a reality.
Why should I purchase my Akron vacation package via Travelocity?
You’ll not only enjoy big savings, but you can also access our 24/7 customer support, excellent service and a Price Match Guarantee. Explore every nook-and-cranny across the globe, uncover hidden treasures and forge unforgettable memories — we’ll take care of the important details.
Can I save money on my Akron car rental if I combine it with hotels and flights?
With an Akron vacation package, you can bundle your hotel, flight and car bookings and save a ton. If you’re in the mood to discover the best of this wonderful region, why not make a beeline for Geneva State Park? This renowned attraction is 59 mi from Akron. With your own wheels, you’ll be there in the blink of an eye.
What is the best time of year to go to Akron?
If you really want to wander wisely, is a terrific time to do it. That’s when room rates are most affordable. By way of comparison, prices reach their highest in . are the most popular times for a vacation in Akron, so brace for long queues at famous attractions. Hoping to avoid the busy season? You’ll find smaller crowds during .
Which airport is best for Akron?
Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), 28 mi northwest of the city center, is where many people start their adventures in Akron. But Akron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton) (12 mi away from central Akron) could suit you better.
What is there to do in Akron?
Akron is full of places to explore, like Pro Football Hall of Fame and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. These renowned attractions top most travelers’ to-do lists.
Where should I stay when visiting Akron?
You have a range of options, with Summit County and North Canton being the more popular neighborhoods among tourists. If the former is better suited to your Akron adventures, take a look at the Quality Inn & Suites (2.5 stars) and the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Cuyahoga Falls, OH (3.0 stars). If you’d prefer the latter, we’d recommend the Best Western Plus North Canton Inn & Suites (2.5 stars) or the Red Roof Inn Canton (2.0 stars).

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