Nearby Attractions

Within and Beyond Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort

From the gentle glide of the beginner slopes to the more challenging pitch of the advanced slopes and moguls, Boston Mills/Brandywine serves skiers and snowboarders of all ages and levels of expertise. Each resort has at least one terrain park. Grooming is done nightly, to provide a nice surface for skiing and snowboarding. Visit the new Polar Blast Snow Tubing Park at Brandywine Ski Resort.

Cleveland Metroparks

The 18 reservations of Cleveland Metroparks consist of over 24,000 acres of various landscapes and attractions for visitors to enjoy. The Park District is commonly referred to as the "Emerald Necklace" because the reservations encircle the city of Cleveland. Two of the reservations, Brecksville and Bedford, fall within the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

 
A white building with white steeple is reflected in a body of water; green and orange trees in the background.
Hale Farm & Village in the fall.

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Hale Farm & Village

Hale Farm & Village, located in the Cuyahoga Valley near Bath, Ohio, is an outdoor living history museum and a premier collection and property of Western Reserve Historical Society. Daily mid-19th century life is depicted through dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, and artisan demonstrations such as candle-making, blacksmithing, sawmilling, and hearth cooking.

Summit Metro Parks

More than 14,000 acres, with 16 developed parks, conservation areas, and more than 150 miles of trails, including three sections of the Towpath Trail. Four park units are within Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Furnace Run, Deep Lock Quarry, Hampton Hills, and O'Neil Woods. The F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm is nearby.

Blossom Music Center

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio is the home of the famous Blossom Music Center. The well known music venue was built as an outdoor center for entertainment, including a stage, restaurant, art gallery, outstanding gardens, and beautiful picnic areas. It has been the summer home of The Cleveland Orchestra since the 1960s.

Ohio & Erie Canalway

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is part of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. Designated by Congress in 1996, the Ohio & Erie Canalway celebrates the significance of the Ohio & Erie Canal and its legacy to the region and nation. Annually, more than 2.5 million visitors find their way to the iconic Towpath Trail running through the heart of the Canalway. The historic Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and the nationally designated America’s Byway offer alternate travel options through the National Heritage Area.

 

In the Akron Area

Crown Point Ecology Center

Crown Point is home to a 10-acre farm with woodlands, meadows, and wetland-pond ecosystems. Their mission is to demonstrate the practical applications of ecology and to connect spirituality, social justice and environmental protection.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

In 1898, F.A. Seiberling founded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Between 1912 and 1915, he and his wife, Gertrude, built their country estate and named it "Stan Hywet" (Old English for stone quarry) the property's most prominent natural feature. In 1957, the Seiberling family donated Stan Hywet to a non-profit organization so that the public could enjoy and experience a noteworthy chapter in American history.

Learn more about visiting Akron.

 
Exterior of a three-story building with a red roof; a sign in front reads James A. Garfield National Historic Site.
The Garfield home.

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In the Cleveland Area

David Berger National Memorial

This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. David had no expectations of winning a medal but joined the Israeli weightlifting team to realize his dream - a dream which ended tragically. The Memorial is dedicated to his memory and the memory of the ten other athletes.

James A. Garfield National Historic Site

James A. Garfield acquired this home in 1876 to accommodate his large family. Named Lawnfield by reporters, it was the site of the first successful front porch campaign which saw Garfield elected as 20th President of the United States in 1880. After Garfield's assassination, the Memorial Library wing was added by Mrs. Garfield - setting the precedent for presidential libraries.

Learn more about visiting Cleveland.

 
Front of the Saxton House with red, white, and blue bunting between the 8 pillars on the front porch and a brown metal sign with gold words First Ladies National Historic Site.
The Saxton House at First Ladies.

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In the Canton Area

First Ladies National Historic Site

Two properties, the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and the seven-story 1895 City National Bank Building, are preserved at this site, which honors the lives and accomplishments of First Ladies throughout history.

Learn more about visiting Canton.

 

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