Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Summit County

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Summit County. This city's shopping, restaurants and waterfalls draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens and Akron Art Museum. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Summit County

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Summit County a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Firestone Country Club (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Akron Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Sarah's Vineyard (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Rosemont Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Roses Run Country Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Loyal Oak Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the waterfalls and other natural features in Summit County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Summit County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mary Campbell Cave (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Perkins Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Sherbondy Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Ledges Overlook (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)

Transportation to and around Summit County

Fly into Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Akron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton), which is 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Summit County?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday lettings near Summit County. From 56 Houses to 47 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Summit County area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Summit County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Summit County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Firestone Stadium: 91 holiday homes
  • Akron: 93 holiday homes
  • Northwest Akron: 69 holiday homes
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park: 92 holiday homes
  • Barberton: 60 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Summit County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Akron: 93 holiday lettings
  • Barberton: 60 holiday lettings
  • Green: 70 holiday lettings
  • Hudson: 62 holiday lettings
  • New Franklin: 67 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Summit County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Summit County are:

  • Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.): 49 self catering accommodations
  • Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK): 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE): 248 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Summit County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Summit County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Firestone Stadium: 91 holiday rentals
  • Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club: 120 holiday rentals
  • Coach House Theater: 92 holiday rentals
  • Akron Fossils & Science Center: 88 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Tomorrow: 89 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Summit County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.