Located in central Ohio, Akron is perfectly located within the state for those wanting convenient access to attractions and other things to do. Explore the heritage of the Midwest at antique shops, visit the local Akron Fossil and Science Center and Airship Historical Center, and then enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens and the Akron Zoo. Hotels in Akron are available for any budget, with choices including the Marriott, Fairfield Inn, or the O'Neil House Bed & Breakfast.
Visitors to hotels Akron can plan a daytrip to the Akron Zoo, which has over 700 animals. For a bit of nature and history, take a tour of Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.
Inventure Place hosts an inventor's camp, invention competitions, and exhibits of past inventors and major inventions. The Akron Art Museum and the Marble and Toy Museum also have special things for Akron hotel guests to explore.
Many shoppers enjoy the Chapel Hill and Summit Malls. Antique stores like the Copper Kettle and Vintage Corner are a stone's throw from anywhere in Akron.
Catch a basketball game at James A. Rhodes Arena, a baseball game at Firestone Stadium, the soapbox derby at Derby Downs, or relish in sports history at The Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Centrally located, Akron draws a lot of convention attention. The Erhnfelt Event Center or the John S. Knight Convention Center regularly hosts business events and meetings. Adventures in Stamping, Ohio Dance Convention, and Comic-Con are a few of Akron's long-running annual conventions.