About Akron


Let's have a look around into background of Akron
  • County: Summit County
  • State:  Ohio
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 41.0813889
  • Longitude: -81.5191667
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
     

Weather in Akron

  • Climate: Hot Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May
     

Location

Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County. As of the 2015 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 197,542, making it the 119th largest city in the United States.
 

Distance from Akron center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK / KCAK). This airport has domestic flights. Another major airport is Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE / KCLE), which has international and domestic flights from Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Driving Distance: 15 miles / 24 km
  • Driving Time: 20 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.
     

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Akron-Canton Regional Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: Metro Regional Transit Authority and Greyhound Lines.
     

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars: 
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking: 
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
       

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Cuyahoga Falls,
  • Tallmadge,
  • Portage Lakes
     

Emergency Contact Numbers in Akron city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1800 872 7245
  • Airport: +1 330-896-2385 (Akron-Canton Regional Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 330-344-6000 (Cleveland Clinic Akron General)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Akron.

  • Vintage Ohio Wine Festival
  • Grape Falls and Craft Brews
  • Wadsworth Fall Festival & Silent Auction
     

Tourist Attractions

  • Cuyahoga River
  • Akron Zoo
  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
     

Theatre & Concerts

  • Highland Theatre
  • Akron Civic Theatre
  • Linda Theatre
     

Visit Top Restaurants in Akron

  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • Ken Stewart's Grille
  • Diamond Grille

Top Shopping Centers in Akron

  • Chapel Hill Mall
  • Summit Mall
  • Arlington Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Akron Art Museum
  • Akron Children's Museum
  • Akron Fossils & Science Center 
     

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Double Cheeseburger – Swensons North Akron Drive-In Restaurants
  • Country Fried Steak – Fred's Diner
  • Broccoli Salad – Diamond Deli

Sports Club

  • Akron Zips men's soccer – Soccer
  • Akron Zips men's basketball – Basketball
  • Akron RubberDucks – Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.25 
  • Taxi: $ 4.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 875.00 
  • Cheap meal: $ 11.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 47.50
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