North Canton Ohio Attractions & Things To Do
William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.History buffs will be drawn to the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, which is run by the Stark County Historical Society. Learn all about McKinley, one of eight presidents from Ohio, and his illustrious career that included stints as a lawyer, congressman and governor before becoming the 25th President of the United States. For more information, visit www.mckinleymuseum.org/.
Pro Football Hall of Fame.Fans of the gridiron game will go positively giddy upon entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Relive the game’s rich, colorful history in all its glory in this spectacular repository that covers 80,000 square feet of interactive exhibits. For more information, visit www.profootballhof.com/. [Top]
Haines House Underground Railroad Museum.A truly inspiring attraction, Haines House brings home the story of the incredible men and women who assisted slaves on their road to freedom. Two of them, Sarah and Ridgeway Haines, operated a station on the Underground Railroad that was in the house. For more information, visit www.haineshouse.org/
National First Ladies’ Library.The National First Ladies’ Library offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about America’s 41 first ladies and their amazing accomplishments. Discover the women who have made their mark in American history. Explore this fascinating library that resides in the Saxton McKinley House in Canton, Ohio-the former home of Ida Saxton McKinley and President William McKinley. For more information, visit www.firstladies.org/index.htm. [Top]
Canton Classic Car Museum.Race in to the Canton Classic Car Museum and get an up-close-and-personal look at 45 rare, classic and special interest automobiles that are on display.
Enjoy vintage toys, steam engines and historical memorabilia and photography. For more information, visit www.cantonclassiccar.org/.
Harry London Chocolate Factory.Watch out Willy Wonka! The Harry London Chocolate Factory has been producing gourmet chocolates for more than 85 years. Take a tour of the 20,000-square-foot factory and enjoy scrumptious samples. Gifts galore abound in the chocolate store, which features a variety of sugar-free goodies. For more information, call 800-321-0444. [Top]
Discover World.Located at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, Discover World is a hands-on interactive science center. Visit Natural History Island and see how the dinosaurs lived. Learn about ecosystems at Ecology Island. Come aboard Space Station Earth where you can capture your shadow and unleash the power of electricity. For more information, visit www.mckinleymuseum.org/discover_world.
Clay’s Park Resort.Family fun is just five miles away at Clay’s Park Resort, a camping and water park facility. Enjoy water slides, miniature golf, paddle boats and concerts and festivals from April to October. For more information, call 330-854-6691. [Top]
Canton Ballet.The 2007-2008 season at the Canton Ballet features two classics, Les Sylphides and Swan Lake. Enjoy these inspirational performances from the company that is recognized around the world for producing excellent work. The top training ground for classical ballet in Northeastern Ohio, the Canton Ballet also boasts a highly-respected School of Ballet. For more information, visit www.cantonballet.com/.
Akron Zoo.There are only 211 zoos in the world designated as a world conservation zoo. The Akron Zoo is one of them. This intimate 50-acre park features more than 700 animals, including the endangered Humboldt penguins along with the mysterious snow leopard. For more information, visit www.akronzoo.com. [Top]
Golf.No matter what your handicap is, these Local area golfing attractions, provide the perfect courses for your game. With beautiful scenery and lush greens, each hole still presents a challenge. How to avoid the bunkers, how to adjust to the wind or just simply limiting your strokes. You will surely find away to enjoy yourself.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is 33,000 acres of land that is part of our National Park system. From river floodplain and steep cut valley walls to ancient stands of evergreen, you'll journey through a world of historic sites and timeless natural processes. A world that still enchants with natural history, even after 12,000 years, just take a seat and watch it unfold. Its a world where time slows, and all you need to do is climb aboard.[Top]
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