6010 Canal Street, originally constructed in the 1880, is located in the heart of downtown Peninsula, and is very private, comfortable and quiet. It retains its historic charm while providing modern conveniences to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. The house is filled with sunlight during the day, and the original hardwood floors, painted woodwork, exposed brick and lighting create a warm and cozy retreat at night. The large kitchen and the dining room provide great spaces for cooking & dining, playing board games or simply spending quality time together. The living area and front porch overlook the Cuyahoga River and Towpath Trail providing a great place to relax while enjoying a morning cup of coffee or an evening a glass of wine. 6010 Canal Street is situated in the middle of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and a perfect base for your getaway. It has direct access to the Towpath Trail, Buckeye Trail and Cuyahoga River. It is a 1-minute walk to the shops of Peninsula; 2-minute walk to the Winking Lizard restaurant (a great food and selection of beers and whiskeys); Fishers Cafe & Pub; Century Cycles bike rental; and Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad station, Catholic, Methodist and historic non-denominational churches, and 4-minutes to the Lock 29 trail head, G.A.R. Hall (Civil War museum and concert hall), Peninsula Art Academy or Peninsula Public Library (for books and dvds). Within a 10-mile radius, you have access to over 125 miles of hiking trails, the Towpath Trail, two downhill ski areas, numerous sledding and cross country skiing areas, mountain bike trails, bike paths, kayaking & fishing, the CVSR historic railroad, CVNP visitor center, historic Hale Farm & Village, Blossom Outdoor Music Center, Porthouse and Weathervane Theaters, numerous waterfalls, a historic covered bridge, farmers' markets, wineries, micro-breweries, great casual and fine dining restaurants, public golf courses, trampoline park, and many more attractions. Akron (15 miles) and Cleveland (25 miles) are within easy access from both scenic and highway routes giving you easy access to the area’s sporting venues, museums, cultural and arts districts, zoos, Summit and Cuyahoga Counties Metro Park systems, many excellent dining opportunities and shopping districts, and so much more! Both Cleveland-Hopkins and Canton-Akron Airports are within a 30-minute drive. The essentials are provided to make your stay comfortable, and convenient including down comforters, cooking and dining essentials, board games and puzzles, laundry facilities and appliances, linens, gas grill, trail and park maps/information, sleds, etc. We are happy to offer suggestions and help you plan your activities during your stay. If you are a fitness or competitive runner, we can connect you with many of the area’s trail and road running groups – many meet within a quarter mile of the front door! Come relax, explore and play! Please let us know if you have any food allergies, prefer white or red wine, or anything you feel we should know! Please note the driveway is sloped and could be an issue for those with difficulties walking.