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.

Activities

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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals near Summit County. From 53 Houses to 11 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 Summit County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Akron: 52 vacation rentals
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park: 59 vacation rentals
  • Cuyahoga Falls: 33 vacation rentals
  • Portage Lakes: 25 vacation rentals
  • Hudson: 25 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Summit County:

  • Akron: 52 rentals
  • Cuyahoga Falls: 33 rentals
  • Portage Lakes: 25 rentals
  • Hudson: 25 rentals
  • Peninsula: 193 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Summit County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Summit County are:

  • Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.): 49 vacation rentals
  • Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK): 40 vacation rentals
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE): 255 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Summit County?

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

  • Akron-Summit County Public Library: 47 rentals
  • Portage Lakes State Park: 46 rentals
  • Cuyahoga Falls Riverfront Center: 48 rentals
  • First and Main Hudson: 108 rentals
  • Firestone Country Club: 48 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.