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Canton, Ohio: The Hall of Fame City

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From Left to Right: Downtown Canton Art District, MAPS Air Museum, Canton Food Tours, Canton Museum of Art, President McKinley National Memorial, National First Ladies Library & Historical Site, Amish Door Bakery, Discover World at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Canton, Ohio: The Hall of Fame City

Published Jan 31, 2018
Updated Feb 7, 2018

A visit to the Canton/Stark County area is much more than a casual drive through northeast Ohio. Being home to some of the country and Ohio’s best known destinations, a trip to Canton is an experience of all- around excellence.

Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio

Plan a trip to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which has enjoyed a burst of renovation and expansion that will continue for the next few years. Once you’ve experienced this absolute must do museum, stay for the amazing national historic sites and museums, outdoor recreation, vibrant art, music and food scene as well as great special events and festivals!

In addition to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton is home to national treasures such as the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum and First Ladies’ National Historic Site, as well as several other national historic sites and museums.

Best Outdoor Activities in Canton, Ohio

Enjoy the area’s outdoor recreation, exploring more than 8,000 acres of parks, including marinas, lakes and reservoirs along with 90+ miles of trails, including the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Or even take a swing at golf on one of 20+ public golf courses in “Ohio’s Golf Capital!”

Canton is an excellent destination for the entire family, with outdoor family fun parks, indoor entertainment complexes and great family-friendly events like First Fridays each month in Downtown Canton. 

Best Restaurants in Canton, Ohio

Foodies can indulge in the unique, local restaurants, wineries and breweries, and art lovers will delight in national touring exhibits at accredited institutions like the Canton Museum of Art and the Massillon Museum.

Gervasi Vineyards offers an authentic taste of Tuscany right here in Northeast Ohio. It’s an immersive experience with great dining, wine & overnight accommodations.

The bottom line? Canton is a must-see destination when visiting northeast Ohio, conveniently located south of Cleveland and Akron as the gateway to Ohio’s Amish Country.

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