Small Town Spotlight: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

by Country Inns & Suites
Monday, December 30, 2013

Travel with us to the Midwest to experience small-town living next to big-time attractions. Cuyahoga Falls is located just outside of Akron in Summit County, Ohio. Whether you’re just driving through on Route 77 or looking for a new travel destination, Cuyahoga Falls is a friendly small town conveniently located near attractions, shopping, and dining. Here are just a few fantastic ideas to put on your itinerary:

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Photo by Flickr user davidwilson1949


Falls Riverfront Square District – You’ll enjoy a long afternoon of touring galleries and antique shops in this quaint area of Cuyahoga Falls. You and your fellow travelers can experience a leisurely boat ride in the summer or have fun ice skating on an outdoor rink in the winter. Don’t worry; there are plenty of great nearby restaurants to choose from when you get hungry.

Akron Zoo – Take a short drive south to visit the more than 700 animals at this popular Ohio zoo. A train, carousel, and Farmland area will add to your fun and make it a day you’ll never forget!

Pro Football Hall of Fame – Explore the history of professional football in nearby Canton, Ohio. The museum’s ever-changing exhibits make this attraction exciting and informative year after year for any football fan.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo by Flickr user fabfiver5

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – Take I-77 North for 40 minutes to visit Cleveland’s famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Try not to be overwhelmed by all the history, artifacts, and exhibits that are sprawled across the museum’s seven stories. You can rest your feet at one of the four theaters for a truly amazing musical experience.


The Blue Door Café and Bakery – This café is a terrific choice for brunch. Fresh produce and organic foods are crafted by the restaurant’s talented chefs. Be prepared to leave full and happy!

Darby’s on Fifty-Nine – If you’re looking for a fun atmosphere with tasty American fare, then head over to Front Street for a fulfilling lunch or dinner while you’re in town.

Moe’s Restaurant – This restaurant is not to be confused with the popular Mexican food chain. At Moe’s, eclectic entrees are made from scratch daily. The menu – which includes everything from roasted acorn squash to grilled lamb rank – will surely satisfy any appetite.


West Point Market –This lifestyle market has provided visitors a vast and unique selection of specialty foods for over 75 years. Be prepared to leave with bags of baked goods, gift baskets, chocolate, wine, and more.

Chapel Hill Mall – Indulge in all your shopping needs with a short trip to the Chapel Hill Mall. Department stores, specialty shops, and restaurants will keep a smile on your face and goodies in your shopping bag!

Summit Mall – Located near Cuyahoga Falls in nearby Fairlawn, Summit Mall is a terrific shopping destination. Shop until you drop at over 125 stores and refuel at a variety of dynamic dining options.

This small Midwest town offers endless opportunities for a memorable trip. Quaint city streets, friendly faces, and big attractions make this a must-visit destination on any travel wish list. The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cuyahoga Falls will place you conveniently near all of the action. You will appreciate the peace and beauty of Cuyahoga Falls while still having quick and easy access to the vibrant cities of Akron and Cleveland.

We’ll have a chocolate chip cookie waiting for you when you arrive!