Akron Canton Vacation Packages & Travel Deals
Akron is a city located in Summit County, Ohio, United States. Nicknamed ‘the City of Invention’ and formerly known as ‘Rubber Capital of the World,’ the city offers several hotspots related to sightseeing and the city’s heritage revolving around rubber industry that was at its peak from 1900 to 1990.
Canton is a city in Stark County, Ohio, US. It is the birthplace of professional American football and it also hosts the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The latter is home to the world’s largest collection of pro-football memorabilia. This is supplemented by a remarkable collection of pro-football exhibits, and is considered a year-round tourist magnet among American football enthusiasts. Akron Canton vacation is all about cherishing some beautiful moments and also on saving big during the trip. You are advised to book your Akron Canton vacation packages to avoid last minute rush and hefty pricing.
The best time to visit Ohio is during the spring and fall seasons. These seasons run from March to Mid-April and September to mid-October respectively. The weather is mild and you can use this time of the year for sightseeing and to enjoy the city’s highlights.
Places of interest in Akron Canton
William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, Canton
The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of 25th President of the United States, William McKinley. This museum consists of the world’s largest collection of artifacts and chronicles related to his personal and professional life. The museum is also home to a science center containing some fossils, a temporary exhibit space (the Keller Gallery) and a planetarium (the Hoover Price Planetarium).
Pro-Football Hall of Fame, Canton
Canton’s Pro Football Hall of Fame is more than half the fun in the city for any American Football enthusiast. It honors the contribution of noted American football professionals. This hall of fame also includes a superb collection of pro-football memorabilia and exhibits. It would be advisable to visit here during the hosting of the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival in August.
Akron Zoo, Akron
The Akron Zoo is the most visited zoo in Summit County, and it ranks among the top 10% of all zoos and aquariums in the United States. It consists of over 700 animals across 90 species (including those of the rare kinds like the rare snow leopards, Humboldt penguins and Galapagos tortoises etc.) divided into six different themed areas. You shouldn’t miss out on the zoo’s largest exhibit, it is called the ‘Legends of the Wild’ and is hallmarked by a waterfall and many animal exhibits.