Founded in 1812, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio is rich in history, activity, and community spirit.
Once a primary source of travel, the Cuyahoga River and Falls now serve as a scenic backdrop for visitors and the more than 50,000 residents of the area. Cuyahoga Falls is home to 4 high schools, 5 middle schools, and 13 private and public elementary schools. Cuyahoga Falls is also close to 12 area colleges and universities. Major shopping venues abound including the Plaza at Chapel Hill, Riverfront Centre, shops along State Road or the Chapel Hill Mall. The area is also home to 39 churches, a free public library, a community hospital and numerous other services and businesses.
Cuyahoga Falls is the second largest city in Summit County. It is located near Akron and Cleveland and is accessible via interstates including I-271, I-480, I-80 (Ohio Turnpike), I-76, I-77, and State Route 8. Akron, Cleveland, Akron-Canton, and Burke Lakefront airports are all within easy driving distance of Cuyahoga Falls.
A wide variety of art, entertainment, and adventure await those of all ages. The world renowned Blossom Music Center serves as the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra and visitors are sure to enjoy outdoor performances at the Porthouse Theatre. Perhaps the area's most notable feature, the city preserves more than 4,800 acres at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, offers thirty state-of-the-art parks and recreation facilities and has become a much visited haven for outdoor lovers.
Below is a brief list of area attractions and venues in and around Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. For further tourist/local information, call the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau, which covers all of Summit County at: 1-800-245-4254 or 330-374-7560. You can also call the City of Cuyahoga Falls Event Hotline at 330-971-8373. To learn even more about Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio visit The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
Parks & Recreation
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park
- Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Tours
- Hale Farm and Village
- Akron Zoo
- Cleveland Zoo
- Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
- Blossom Music Center
- Akron Civic Theatre
- Akron Art Museum
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Cleveland Orchestra
- Great Lakes Science Center
- Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, OH)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland, OH)
- Ken Stewart's Grill
- The Winery At Wolf Creek
- Hyde Park Grille
- Beau's on the River
- Tangier Restaurant
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