Local Interests

Tour all the attractions of Cleveland and Akron Ohio!

Cuyahoga Valley National Park – check out the “crooked river” as the Cuyahoga winds through deep forests, rolling hills and open farmland. Walk or ride the Towpath Trail and follow the historic route of the Ohio and Erie Canal, check out the historic locks that run from Cleveland to Akron, then ride the train back where you began. Some of the most popular sites within the park include Brandywine Falls, the Towpath Trail, Boston Run Trail and much more. Begin your adventure, just 30 minutes from the campground!

Pro Football Hall of Fame – Celebrate the history of American football in Canton Ohio, the city that launched the formation of the American Professional Football Association (later renamed the NFL) in 1920. Each year, the very best retired players of the National Football League are elected to the Hall of Fame. Visitors to the Hall can attend an induction ceremony or tour the artifacts and memorabilia that’s housed in this modern building. See the Super Bowl Room, the Enshrinement Gallery, and mementos from inductees. Practice throwing a football or calling a game in the interactive area, then learn about the history of this fascinating game.

Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame – Whether you’re a musician, a rock-and-roll fan, or just a lover of history, you’ll find plenty to enjoy at the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Tour through exhibits that focus on the blues, gospel, rhythm & blues, country, folk, and bluegrass, then learn about rock greats like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Elvis, and Jimi Hendrix. See artifacts from important artists, read about the importance of Motown and Soul Music, and peruse the Hall of Fame, listening to more than 30,000 songs from the collected works of every inductee. See Janis Joplin’s Porsche, a Little Richard jacket, and a velvet stage outfit worn by Keith Moon of The Who. The exhibits are constantly changing so you’re sure to see something new every time you visit the Hall of Fame.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – Wow, what amazing animals! Pay a visit to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and be astounded by the range of creatures — more than 3,000 to be exact. With more than 600 species in the zoo, as well as the largest collection of primate species in North America, this zoo is dedicated to saving animals and their habitats around the globe. When you visit the zoo, you can stroll through themed areas like the African Savanna with its lions and elephants, the Australian Adventure where you’ll see koala bears and kangaroos, and the Northern Trek area with grizzly bears, polar bears, and wolves. Visit the Primate, Cat and Aquatics Building, see the colorful birds of the RainForest, or stop by Waterfowl Lake. Afterwards, enjoy a show with zoo staff at the amphitheater.