- TripBuzz found 164 things to do with kids in or near Barberton, Ohio, including 160 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canton, Akron, Medina and North Canton.
- From The Fast Lane to Lake Cinemas 8, the Barberton area offers 79 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Recreation Centers.
- Located in the northeast portion of the state of Ohio, Barberton is a commuter town of Akron. The city is named after Ohio Columbus Barber, who founded the city is 1891. The city's roots lie in the second Industrial Revolution of the late 1800s, during which Barber moved a major business to the town.
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.
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.
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.