Things to Do with Kids in Akron, OH

  • TripBuzz found 159 things to do with kids in or near Akron, Ohio, including 142 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canton, Medina, North Canton and Massillon.
  • From Akron Zoo to Akron Zoological Park, the Akron area offers 80 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Zoos, Theaters and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
  • One of the largest cities in Ohio, Akron is less than an hours drive from Cleveland. It features many tourist attractions including the Akron Zoo, Art Museum and Civic Theater. The University of Akron also makes its home in this city. Known as the Akron Zips, they provide quality sports for the community as this school is a part of the NCAA in several areas of competition.
  • TripBuzz found 159 things to do with kids in or near Akron, Ohio, including 142 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canton, Medina, North Canton and Massillon.
  • From Akron Zoo to Akron Zoological Park, the Akron area offers 80 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Zoos, Theaters and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
  • One of the largest cities in Ohio, Akron is less than an hours drive from Cleveland. It features many tourist attractions including the Akron Zoo, Art Museum and Civic Theater. The University of Akron also makes its home in this city. Known as the Akron Zips, they provide quality sports for the community as this school is a part of the NCAA in several areas of competition.
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Eastgate Lanes 2544 Wedgewood Dr., Akron, OH MoreLess Info
Groups bowl for two hours and share pizza at storied alley with full bar and dance floor
1.1 Miles
88% 588 votes
Zoos Akron, OH MoreLess Info
54 species of animals find their home at the Akron Zoo, including in here tigers, bears, macaws, Galapagos turtles, and various species of marine wildlife. A gift shop can be found on the premises. Also, the zoo can host private events, such as birthday parties.
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74% 23 votes
Zoos 500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307 MoreLess Info
The Akron Zoo is known for up-close looks at endangered species like Komodo dragons and snow leopards. The zoo features a petting zoo, a slide going through the otters' swimming enclosure, and a scavenger hunt for children.
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90% 10 votes
Sports Teams (Professional) Canal Park, 300 S Main Street, Akron, OH 44308 MoreLess Info
The Akron Rubber Ducks are a minor league baseball team that is part of the Eastern League and is affiliated with the Cleveland Indians. The team plays home games in Canal Park, which seats 9,097 fans at a time.
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100% 2 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 427 Nash Street, Akron, OH 44304 MoreLess Info
On the campus of the University of Akron, InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field is the venue for all home football competitions. This stadium can hold about 30,000 fans and offers a variety of concessions including kid's meals and coffee/hot chocolate in season.
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50% 4 votes
Bowling 2911 E Waterloo Road, Akron, OH 44312 MoreLess Info
A 64-lane bowling center, Bill White's Akron Lanes offers open and league bowling with Qubica scoring. The center also provides flat-screen televisions, a grill with food and drinks, pool tables, cosmic bowling nights and a game room.
8.7 Miles
89% 6227 votes
Amusement Parks (All Ages) Idlebrook Dr, Akron, OH MoreLess Info
This amusement park is the home of sixteen different roller coasters, including the 420 foot tall Top Thrill Dragster. Cedar Point, open daily from mid-May to Labor Day, also features both an indoor and an outdoor water park.
1.7 Miles
92% 12 votes
Movie Theaters 826 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44303 MoreLess Info
The Highland Theatre located on Market Street is the best deal in Akron. The Highland is old-timey theatre with a single screen and offers five dollar movies and a refreshment bar.
0.9 Miles
89% 28 votes
Libraries Akron, OH MoreLess Info
First organized in 1874, the Akron Public Library is composed of 17 branch locations in addition to 21 physical public service outlets. Along with books and movies, the library holds annual events like a comicon, nature programming, and a maker fair.
1.7 Miles
100% 3 votes
Dog Park 499 Memorial Parkway, Akron, OH 44310 MoreLess Info
Exercise and off leash play is available at the BARC Akron Dog Park, which is open from dusk until dawn throughout the year. Free entry to the park provides access to two secure double gated entry and exit pens, waste disposal stations with complimentary bags, and a dog water fountain.
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Movie Theaters 1089 Interstate Parkway, Akron, OH 44312 MoreLess Info
With Art Deco architecture, Interstate Park Cinema 14 offers visitors screening of the latest movies in its digital projector auditoriums. The theater accepts mobile tickets and has upgraded its seats to stadium seating.
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