79 Rothrock Road
Akron, OH 44321
Phone: (330) 666-8887
Fax: (330) 666-8887
Laser Quest is live action laser tag at its best. Enter the multi-level arena where fog, music and special effects combine to provide an incredible combination of tag and hide & seek. For family and group events, birthday parties or on your own, Laser Quest is interactive intense fun for ages 7-77.
Situated across Market Street, the Hardesty Park is a neighborhood public park. It is an ideal picnic spot and has something for everyone. The park features sporting facilities like basketball courts, baseball fields, football courts, soccer and softball areas, a separate track for biking and a swimming pool. And, if you want to simply stroll around, it also has open spaces and walkways. Truly, Hardesty Park is a perfect hangout for the entire family.
The historic parcel of land that Hale Farm & Village is built on was donated to The Western Reserve Historical Society by Clara Belle Ritchie. Historic buildings from around the country were relocated to the land to create a living history museum and village called Wheatfield. Visitors will learn about life during the Civil War and the history of the region. Exhibits relating to fashion, technology, and other subjects can be seen here as well.
Encompassing over eight thousand acres of parkland, this organization offers twelve parks, a trail for hiking and biking that extends thirty three miles, a thirteen mile Erie and Ohio Canal towpath, and much more for those wanting to get out and enjoy the outdoors. .
Tours are free, ands take about an hour, at this historic structure where Alcoholics Anonymous had its origination; there is a gift shop, and a video presentation is featured that documents the history of this organization that has helped so many.
The fight to end slavery in the United States was the driving force and passion of John Brown
Operated under the aegis of the Summit County Historical Society, that also preserves and maintains the John Brown House and the Old Stone School, this picturesque stone mansion was built by Colonel Simon Perkins Jr., the son of Akron
Located in Akron, Ohio, USA the Akron Zoo boasts of 700 animals spanning over 90 species! With almost 1 million visitors coming here every year, it is touted to be the most popular tourist attraction in the entire Summit County. The zoo is divided in to six sections that are symbolic of different parts of the globe. Also, there are various exhibits at the zoo like, The Legends of the Wild, The Komodo Kingdom, Jellies Rhythm, Journey to the Reef, Penguin Point and Tiger Valley. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Established in 1839, the Glendale Cemetery is worth a visit for its splendid architecture and garden. This peaceful and serene space has exquisite mausoleums, a Gothic Chapel and a beautifully maintained garden. It also has special memorial for the Civil War and monument dedicated to John R. Buchtel. For more details, check website.
A well-rounded park in its own right, this popular park is located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, and boasts a network of first-rate hiking trails through meadows and woods; animal lovers can ride horses or watch birds, while snow buffs can enjoy the perfect terrain for snowshoe adventures, cross country skiing, and ice skating.
Cascade Locks Historic District ravine is located to the northwest of Akron. There are many historic buildings in the District, landmarks within the district include the original mills of Quaker Oats founder, Ferdinand Schumacher and The Mustill Store.
The focal point of this awe-inspiring exhibit is 13 colorful, intricately sculpted scenes depicting the earthly life of Jesus Christ. Visitors shouldn't miss 13 ethereal paintings on velvet or an amphora found in a 2,000 year-old wreckage in the Aegean Sea.