Things To Do in Akron, OH
Akron is the birthplace of many nationally loved foods like the waffle ice cream cones, caramel corn and, most notable, the hamburger. Celebrate this staple of American cuisine at the National Hamburger Festival in Lock 3 Park. Taste test delicious, original-recipe hamburgers as you listen to music and watch the Miss Hamburger competition.
Try out Akron’s best-kept golf secret: Mud Run Golf Course. This par-34, 9-hole golf course is perfect for all skill levels and all time constraints. Akron’s newest golf course (built in 2003), Mud Run is surrounded by wetlands and woods, with driving ranges, practice putting greens and a one-acre chipping/putting green to practice on along with the actual course.
Head over to Bill White’s Akron Lanes for some good, old-fashioned bowling! All ages are welcome to hit the bowling alley floor for a fun time. Challenge your friends or family members to see who’s top scorer, or join one of the many leagues and groups that meet and compete. Be sure to take advantage of the weekly specials as well.