Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Akron

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Akron. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House and Buffalo Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Akron

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Akron a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buffalo Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Links at Ivy Ridge (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Darien Lake Amusement Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Oakwood Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Niagara County Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Akron

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Akron. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Akron Falls Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Great Baehre Conservation Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Island Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Tours (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Upson Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Akron

Fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 22.2 mi (35.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Akron, NY?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7 vacation rentals near Akron. From 4 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Akron for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Akron?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Akron. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Akron Falls Park: 48 vacation rentals
  • Darien Lake Theme Park: 30 vacation rentals
  • Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Tours: 122 vacation rentals
  • Glen Falls: 169 vacation rentals
  • University At Buffalo - North Campus: 173 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Akron listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Akron?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4 Houses in Akron. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Akron include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Akron?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 3 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Akron. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.