Nicknamed the "Rubber City," Akron, Ohio, is home to the University of Akron and is a short 20-minute drive from the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. During the summer months, both the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational and All-American Soap Box Derby are held in Akron. The Firestone Country Club has well-manicured greens for golf enthusiasts to tee off. The Akron Zoo and Akron Art Museum are both educational landmarks in the city.
Visitors may land at either the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), a smaller regional facility that is easy to navigate, or the Akron Fulton International Airport (AKC), located close to downtown. Taxi and shuttle services are available at both airports so that you can reach your hotel quickly. The Akron METRO Bus service offers customer service attendants to help you find the best route from start to finish. Several Interstates run though Akron. The Zoo is located on Highway 59 off I-77.
Downtown Akron is the heart of the city's nightlife, housing numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs. This district is home to the baseball stadium Canal Park and the historic Civic Theatre. Learn a bit about the history behind the city of Akron and Summit County with a visit to the Summit County Historical Society, founded in 1924.
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