Apartments Near Cuyahoga Valley National Park Apartments in Akron
Located just a short drive from numerous Akron-area apartments, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (named by the local Native Americans years ago as 'the crooked river') offers eye-popping natural scenery, an impressive assortment of cultural activities, and more opportunities for contemplative solitude than you can literally shake a stick at.
Fishing, hiking and bird watching take top honors when it comes to activities at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, although the scenic destination also offers a number of horse trails and kayaking areas for those Akron apartment residents eager to up the excitement level. For a truly unique experience be sure and book a ticket on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, where you can chug past stunning natural beauty while taking in the new informative audio tour 'Voices of the Valley'. Tickets are just $15 for an adult ticket, although specialty events such as the beer-filled 'Ales on the Rails' tasting may run a bit more.
While the melodious sing-song of birds might be all the music many Akron-area apartment residents may desire, live performance fans will still likely want to take in one of the Park's notable 'Music in the Meadow' concert series. Presented for free and even offering plan-ahead pre-ordered picnic dinners (for just $10), this ever-popular music series has hosted a diverse assortment of artistic entertainers ranging from Heartbeat Afrika to the De Leon Latin Jazz Orchestra.
So whether you're in the mood for some quiet downtime amongst the forest denizens or simply eager to tap your foot along to a wailing saxophone, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park has Akron-area apartment residents covered.