Staying on-site at our Camp-Resort offers a wide variety of things to do, but have you thought about exploring Akron, Ohio? From the Akron Zoo to the Akron Rubberducks, Akron, OH offers a variety of things to do for all ages. Keep reading for our top 5 recommendations!
When you think about Akron, Ohio attractions, be sure to add the Akron Zoo to the list! The Akron Zoo started in the 1900s when the area was gifted to the city. It opened with just two animals and two brown bears, before developing into the well loved facility that it is today. Just 30 short minutes from our Camp-Resort, the zoo sits on 77 acres of land, and 35 acres of this is covered in exhibits that will thrill any guests who love animals. Rates are as low as $14/adult and $11/child. Tickets can be purchased in advance or booked on-site when you arrive! You can book your tickets here.
Akron Children's Museum
Schedule a trip to the Akron Children's Museum. This attraction is less than 30 minutes away from our Camp-Resort and is perhaps the most unique way to spend the day. With hands-on experiments available daily, children and adults alike will find themselves smiling and laughing as they learn! Rates are as low as $5/adult and $5/child. These can either be scheduled in advance or booked on-site when you arrive! You can book tickets here. This is an educational experience you won't want to miss!
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
When you're looking for things to do in Akron, make sure the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens are on your list! Completed in 1915, Stan Hywet Hall was built for the family of the co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The estate includes 65 rooms and historic gardens and grounds. The hall and gardens are open for tours on Tuesday-Sunday from April to December. With 7 different tour options, you can find the tour that fits your needs! Rates range from $6 to $35 depending on the tour you would like to try. Book your tour in advance or on-site when you arrive! You can book tickets here. Just over 30 minutes from Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™, be sure to add a tour to your must-visit list!
Lock 3 Park
Save some money with some free things to do in Akron! Located just 30 minutes from our Camp-Resort, in the heart of Downtown Akron, Lock 3 Park hosts free events year-round! Enjoy a full schedule of free concerts of every genre, family and children events, auto showcases, and more. Be sure to check out Homegrown Saturday Mornings from July through September! This event includes locally grown produce for purchase along with a bunch of free activities, including an educational program for children, tours of downtown historic sites, trolley rides, and family activities and games! Learn more about all of the free events that will be happening here.
Canal Park and the Akron Rubberducks
When looking for things to do in Akron, look no further than Canal Park and the Akron Rubberducks of the MiLB! Just 30 minutes away from Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™ - take in a baseball game and cheer on the home team in the Ohio sunshine! With a 60 game schedule, you will have many options when picking the best game to see. You can find their full schedule here! With different promotions going on during the season, such as Star Wars Night and a Mascot Birthday Bash, they have something for everyone!
As you can see, there is so much to do in Akron, Ohio that the whole family will enjoy. Whether you're looking to catch a baseball game, a free event at Lock 3 Park, or looking to find an educational experience, Akron is the place to be. Start planning your day trip to Akron now!