Explore the scenic Cuyahoga Valley
Located in Fairlawn just off Interstate 77 and near State Road 18, the Radisson makes it easy to explore Ohio’s picturesque Cuyahoga Valley. From scenic train rides to vineyards, there’s much to see in the area, and you’ll find fun things to do in Akron, such as the zoo and modern art museum. If you’re looking for sports or gaming action, you can explore the entertainment options in Cleveland, just a short drive away.
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park (7 miles)
Not far from the city awaits the beauty of this 33,000-acre national park stretching along 22 miles of river. Hike, canoe or catch the view from a train ride, or take in nature as you embark on a Canalway quest.
Phone: +1 (330) 657-2752
- Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (7.6 miles)
Step back into the Industrial Age with a tour of this 70-acre National Historic Landmark, which includes five buildings and eight beautiful gardens.
Phone: +1 (330) 836-5533
- Sarah's Vineyard (9.3 miles)
Visit for the wines at this picturesque vineyard, but stay for a delicious lunch of wood-fired pizza and a tour of the art gallery.
Phone +1 (330) 929-8057
- Akron Zoo (9.5 miles)
Spanning 50 acres, this zoo houses more than 700 animals, including lions, tigers and dragons—Komodo dragons. Check out exhibits like Eww @ the Zoo, or schedule an up-close experience.
Phone: +1 (330) 375-2550
- Blossom Music Center (9.9 miles)
This popular outdoor amphitheater can hold more than 19,000 fans for concerts by big-name artists like Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Jack Johnson.
Phone: +1 (330) 920-8040
- Akron Children’s Hospital (10.2 miles)
Acclaimed as a Best Children's Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, this outstanding hospital helps thousands of children toward better health each year.
Phone: +1 (330) 543-2000
- Akron Art Museum (12.9 miles)
The galleries of this modern art museum focus on national and international art produced after 1850, and the museum offers free admission every Thursday.
Phone: +1 (330) 376-9185
- Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (12.9 miles)
Get on board this 1940s-era railway for a scenic tour, wine tasting or special kids’ program like a day out with Thomas the Train.
Phone: +1 (330) 439-5708
- The University of Akron (13.7 miles)
Plan a campus visit to this vibrant public research university that offers 300 different degree programs to its more than 23,000 students.
Phone: +1 (330) 972-7111
- Jack Cleveland Casino (28.1 miles)
Come find the center of downtown Cleveland’s action at Jack Casino, where you can play the slots and over 100 table games.
Phone: +1 (855) 746-3777
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (31.2 miles)
This museum in nearby Cleveland pays tribute to the legends of rock music and chronicles its history.
Phone: +1 (216) 781-7625