Visit Canton Travel Guide 2023

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2023 Official travel guide Ohio Hall of Fame Village New & improved SOAR ON THE ZIP LINE OR FERRIS WHEEL AFTER YOU VISIT THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME. EXPLORE EXCITING NEW DESTINATIONS AND REDISCOVER LOCAL FAVORITES AS STARK COUNTY CONTINUES TO GROW. Stark County Convention & Visitors’ Bureau Canton Canton
A division of the Lake Township Chamber of Commerce. Make your next stop Hartville, Ohio! Scour America’s largest flea market and explore more than a dozen antique, thrift, and resale shops for those one-of-a-kind finds! Come for a day or stay for two! You’ll find a warm welcome every time! 12801 Cleveland Ave., Uniontown 330-699-6235 @UniontownAntiqueMall Download our map and guide, check out our website, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @discoverhartville discoverhartville.com • Lowest thrift prices • Huge selection of merchandise • Supports Mennonite Central Committee @HartvilleThriftShoppe • 938 West Maple St. HARTVILLE THRIFT SHOPPE Modern Vintage Furniture • Home Decor • Antiques @trwmodernvintage 1122 W. Maple St 330-587-4061 Angeliques-Vintiques.business.site @angeliquesvintiquesllc Historic Downtown Hartville A Niche in Time 230 E Maple St. @nicheintime You’ll find over a dozen shops within two miles of Hartville Mercantile 649 Sunnyside St. @hartvillemercantile Kimberlee Rose Antiques & Vintage 110 S. Prospect Ave. @ShopKimberleeRoseAntiques

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34 Keep Calm and Cruise On

Get in the cruisin’ mood with stops at these Canton area favorites.

38 Embrace the Outdoors

From hiking and biking to bird watching and golfing, Stark County is chock-full of ways to plan some fun in the sun.

44 Hit the Green

Tee off at any of the county’s variety of stellar golf courses. 48

Pigskin Pals

Have little ones along for the fun? Stark County is full of options for affordable family fun.

52 The Host With the Most

Turn your next event into an unforgettable experience at a standout Stark County venue.

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56 Stay the Night

Plan the perfect retreat with dozens of accommodations to fit every need.

59 Find Your Way

Navigate Canton and Stark County with these helpful maps.

63 The End Zone

Discover

Score more information with online resources to help you plan the perfect trip.

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inspired to snap a few shots at Stark County’s most instagrammable locations. 18 Dining Destinations
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connect with us Contact us Accessibility is key VisitCanton.com VisitCanton @VisitCanton @VisitCanton /cantonstarkcounty 227 2nd St. N.W. Canton, OH 44702 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Welcome Center at Hall of Fame Village 2101 Hall of Fame Way NW Suite 2B, Canton, OH 44708 Thursday-Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM 330.454.1439 800.552.6051 Audio Accommodations Sign Language Interpretation Visual Accommodations Mobility Accommodations Sensory Accommodations Copyright © 2023 by Visit Canton. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means without permission of Visit Canton. All rights reserved. Visit Canton and the publisher are not responsible for errors or omissions. All information is subject to change. ON THE COVER Hall of Fame Village by Matt Shiffler TABLE
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MAPS AIR MUSEUM: MATT SHIFFLER
Soar into aviation history at MAPS Air Museum.

For the RECORD

DISCOVER IMPRESSIVE RECORD-HOLDING DESTINATIONS THAT BOAST SOME OF THE MOST FASCINATING AND UNIQUE ATTRACTIONS IN THE U.S.

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TROY’S TOY KINGDOM: VISIT CANTON
Sir Troy’s Toy Kingdom boasts an impressive cityscape made from thousands of LEGO pieces.

Live and LEGO

Watch the young and young-at-heart jump for joy upon entering Sir Troy’s Toy Kingdom, a 30,000-square-foot play palace and one of the largest independent toy stores in the country. Home to 150 lines and nearly 10,000 products ranging from Breyer horses and Calico Critters to Hot Wheels and Masterpiece puzzles, Sir Troy’s manifested from owner Troy Cefaratti’s hobby of buying and selling LEGO kits. Now, his business boasts one of the widest selections of LEGOs in the Midwest, featuring hundreds of new and out-of-production sets, as well as magnificent LEGO cityscapes and other creations.

Haven of Hardware

Hartville Hardware has come a long way since its beginnings in 1947 as a local farm store. The 305,000-square-foot retail center is the largest independent hardware store in the U.S., offering everything from gardening and woodworking tools to pet and farming supplies, Carhartt clothing, power equipment and lumber. From the full-service design center that includes a fully furnished Idea House to an architectural facade showcasing significant designs from local Ohio history, Hartville Hardware is the ideal way to get inspired to transform your home from the inside out.

Picker’s Paradise

No trip to the hardware store is complete without heading next door to Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market — America’s largest indoor/outdoor seller of previously owned and handmade goods. Get there early to take advantage of the 12-acre outdoor space — a picker’s paradise highlighting hundreds of vendors offering local produce and specialty foods, handmade decor, jewelry, furniture, clothing, old hand tools, comic books and other collectibles. Inside, explore an additional 3 acres of more than 60 unique shops. While you’re there, stop for lunch or pick up a freshly made pie or jar of sweet and sour salad dressing at Hartville Kitchen Restaurant & Bakery, which has been comforting generations of guests with farm-to-table fare since 1966.

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WALK-THROUGH TOURS: (No Reservation Required) Adults - $15 • Children (Ages 6-12) - $8 • Children under 6 - Free Discounts for Veterans, Active Duty Personnel and Seniors. Group discount available for 15 or more with prearranged reservation. Please check our Website or Facebook page for current hours. COME FOR THE AIRCRAFT Stay for the History Just 3 Miles off Interstate 77 • Just 9 minutes from the Pro Football Hall of Fame MAPS Air Museum is located on the west side of the Akron Canton Airport in the CAK International Business Park • 2260 International Parkway (at the very end) off Massillon Rd. City of Green 330.896.6332 • www.mapsairmuseum.org Gift Shop • Free Parking • Handicapped Accessible • Over 50 Aircraft on site 2 Museum Galleries with over 130 displays Find us on Facebook Find out More Wayne County, Ohio Right next door to Stark County, you can relax in part of the world’s largest Amish community. We are home to Lehman’s, P. Graham Dunn, The J.M. Smucker Co. Store and Café, The Ohio Light Opera, E & H ACE Hardware Flagship Store, Secrest Arboretum and more! 1.800.362.6474 www.wccvb.com

PICTURED: Embrace a state of calm at Massillon Museum’s Sensory Room. LEFT: Plan an all day family affair at Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market.

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AccessIbility

Massillon Museum has a focus on being accessible for all visitors. Accessibility features include Braille labels and exhibit guides and the MassMu Sensory Room, a calming place for individuals with sensory challenges, as well as caregivers with over-stimulated toddlers and any other guest who may need the room for personal reasons.

More than buggies

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Shopping, Food & Brews, Places to Stay, and more. Get your Ohio Amish Country Map & Visitor Guide at visitamishcountry.com/guide or call us at 330-674-3975 Living life simply. Holmes County & beyond. Scan for Guide

Scores of Screams

Screams ring through the air of Canton’s Factory of Terror, a three-time Guinness World Record holder for the longest walk-through haunted house. Located inside a 160,000-square-foot aluminum foundry, brave bodies creep through five full-length attractions featuring horrors like blinding flashes, tight and twisting corridors, uneven moving floors, mirror mazes and a large cast of killer, high-energy characters that include clowns, corpses, demons, zombies and more. Covering every fear imaginable, this destination for destruction has no railings to protect guests from what lies within its walls. If getting spooked isn’t your thing, kick back, relax and enjoy a beverage on the “Zombie Bar Crawl” through five themed full-service bars.

All Dolled Up

Mix and mingle with good luck charms of all shapes and sizes at the Troll Hole Museum, located in downtown Alliance and home to more than 8,000 of the world’s most friendly and colorful magical beings and over 25,000 troll-related items. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (with a special after-hours comedy tour for adults), the museum boasts the Guinness World Record for the largest Troll Doll collection. Take a tour of this 14-room immersive experience with exhibits that introduce visitors to troll-ified musicians, celebrities and athletes, a replica of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, vibrant displays, a gift shop and more.

Join the Circus

Every feature of the Immel Circus Gallery at the Massillon Museum has a story, giving the scene the appearance of a teeny tiny circus in motion. The display, which includes 36 elephants, 186 horses, 102 assorted animals, 91 wagons, seven tents and 2,207 people, encompasses mostly hand-carvings by Robert Immel, a Massillon native. In 1995, he donated his miniature creations to the museum, along with more than 1,400 artifacts of circus-related memorabilia. The Massillon Museum, a cultural hub where art and history come together, is also home to a permanent Paul Brown exhibit that displays artifacts from the football legend’s life and career. Looking for a deeper dive into one of America’s favorite pastimes? Head to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which is a mere 8 miles away.

Features & Amenities

• Complimentary Hot “On The House” Breakfast

• Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access

• Indoor Pool & Whirlpool

• Conference, Board and Hospitality Rooms

• Pet Friendly 5256 Broadmoor Cir. NW, Canton, OH 44709

Phone: 330.491.4335

• Fax: 330.491.8355

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PICTURED: Meet the world’s most magical beings at the Troll Hole Museum. RIGHT, TOP : Challenge your friends to a high-speed race at K1 Speed Canton. RIGHT, BOTTOM : Brave the longest walk-through haunted house at Factory of Terror.

Need for Speed

Buckle up for an experience unlike any other (outside of NASCAR) at K1 Speed Canton, which welcomes visitors to race in go-karts that reach speeds of up to 45 mph. Canton is K1 Speed’s first location in Ohio and the only one that features an outdoor track extension. Perfect for birthday parties or teambuilding events, K1 Speed Canton also offers an arcade with video games, pool tables and air hockey, as well as a lounge serving classic pub grub. Adventurous youngsters are welcome to race in the junior karts, which can reach speeds of 20 mph.

Taking Flight

GET TO KNOW THE REAL JACKIE O.

Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis organized by National First Ladies' Library at First Ladies National Historic Site.

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May 2, 2023- April 27, 2024 205 Market Ave. South Canton, Ohio 44702 330-452-0876 www.nps.gov/fila
never before seen artifacts donated by Monte Durham, of Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta including a replica of Jackie's Ann Lowe designed wedding dress.
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Take a stroll through the Tuscan-inspired grounds of Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa.

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CANTON IS ALWAYS GROWING! NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO DISCOVER EXCITING NEW DESTINATIONS AND FALL BACK IN LOVE WITH LOCAL FAVORITES.

Looking for an upscale adults’ night out? Mélange is Canton’s newest destination to see and be seen. After dining on a menu featuring imaginative reinventions like Korean corn dogs and duck confit poutine, or classics such as chilled oysters on the half shell and prime sirloin, stay and dance the night away in the upscale club atmosphere of Encore Lounge

Sit back, relax and embrace your inner Zen at Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa, where you can now indulge in an experience aptly named The Spa. Pamper yourself with a menu filled with luxurious services before treating your taste buds to a delicious vintage at The Cave’s elegant new underground tasting room and adjoining wine barrel cave. See the sights from new heights aboard The Red Zone — a giant Ferris wheel with 20 gondolas — or race along a football-themed zip line called the Forward Pass for the “sky cam” view of the new Play-Action Plaza at the Hall of Fame Village. The 3.5-acre outdoor refreshment area serves as a space for activities, concerts and games. Other highlights include a bar area with a patio and a space for food trucks and local vendors. The entire plaza is wrapped by a walking trail for fitness-minded guests.

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Local favorite campground Clay’s Resort in North Lawrence has been reinvented as Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, a name synonymous with outdoorsy family fun. Make new memories as you zoom along the 150-footlong Wet Willie water slides, splash your way through a floating inflatable challenge course and race your friends on dueling zip lines. A new 7,500-foot water park will also open Memorial Day weekend.

The Clearview Golf Club in East Canton — the first golf course designed, built, owned and operated by an African American — is adding to the historic facility’s legacy with the addition of the Powell Education Center. The center will host programs for youth, military veterans and others, and feature an archival museum.

Spring Hill Historic Home has seen many improvements, repairs and updates over the past several years to better preserve this historical Underground Railroad site, including a restoration of both the smoke house foundation and the early 1900s grain barn. This progress continues in spring 2023 with an update to the milk house’s interior. The goal is to make the building an interpretive space covering the history of the local dairy industry.

From July to September, visit the Brick Flicks LEGO Exhibit at the McKinley

Presidential Library & Museum’s Keller Gallery. You’ll find renditions of 40 popular movie posters, including titles such as “Casablanca” and “Dirty Dancing,” intricately pieced together with the famed plastic bricks. The exhibit also features pieces made by winners of the Brick Flicks LEGO Building Contest and three building stations to create LEGO artworks of your own.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Celebrate the museum’s dedication to preserving football’s history and uplifting the sport’s defining players by touring the museum and cheering on your favorite team. During Labor Day weekend, the Pro Football Hall of Fame acknowledges and celebrates the history of Black colleges and universities and their impact on the sport at the 2023 Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic.

Swing your golf clubs any time of the year, rain or shine, at your choice of new VR golf and entertainment destinations in the Canton area. Stop in at Topgolf Swing Suite after visiting the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Grab dinner in downtown Canton before heading to Hupp Golf or The 19th Hole. In the Belden Village area, enjoy the rooftop bar at 1899 Golf or a variety of games and entertainment at X-Golf North Canton

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CANTON, OHIO • GERVASIVINEYARD.COM COMING IN 2023 - THE SPA & THE CAVE Experience the beauty of a unique Tuscan-inspired resort and spa featuring award-winning wine and spirits, boutique shopping, 48 luxury suites, coffeehouse/cocktail lounge, and exceptional cuisine at three distinct restaurants. Celebrate Life! Gervasi Vineyard ResoRt • SpA

ABOVE: Celebrate your love for America’s favorite sport at the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Village. LEFT: Blast into the past with new updates to the Spring Hill Historic Home.

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While you’re exploring America’s playing field, enjoy discounts at dozens of Canton locations, including eateries, attractions and shopping locations, with the mobile exclusive visitor savings pass. visitcanton.com/ vipoffers

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With so many Instagrammable locations around Stark County, taking a few selfies is a must! Check out these awesome shots and get inspired to snap your own. To find more fan-favorite Instagram spots, go to visitcanton.com/blog and look for the Most Instagrammable in Stark County story.

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@oh_cassandra @sabrinahallphoto @whitney_boymom 1 Minerva Mural: In 2022, Minerva’s newest mural, “Our Lady Minerva,” was revealed on North Market Street. The artwork pays homage to the Roman goddess of wisdom (who shares the city’s name). 2 Canton Airsports: Take the leap! There’s nothing quite like the rush you get when skydiving. A tandem jump with one of the instructors at Canton Airsports creates a selfie like no other.
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3 Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa: Escape to Tuscany without leaving Ohio with a visit to Gervasi Vineyard. Walk the grounds, dine in one of three restaurants and (of course) visit the winery to get a taste of the resort’s award-winning flavors.

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4 Glamorgan Castle: Ever wanted to visit a castle? Feel like you’ve gone back to the medieval ages when you take a tour of Glamorgan Castle, stroll the property or enjoy a Shakespeare play on the lawn.

5 McKinley National Monument: Climb the 108 steps to the final resting place of the 25th president of America. William McKinley is honored with a domed granite building and a bronze statue of him delivering his final speech.

6 Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve: Capture a gorgeous nature shot or fun holiday photos at these gardens. Take yourself on a tour or get involved in a workshop, such as basket weaving or a paint-and-sip event.

7 The NFL Draft, 1936: This bronze sculpture is another installation in the series “The Eleven,” which commemorates moments in football’s history. These 7-foot linemen were crafted by Gail Folwell in 2015 to mark a turning point in NFL history.

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8 Petros Lake Park: Breathe in the fresh air and treat yourself to some self-care on the Mindfulness Walk, or bring your pup for a photo op together on a walk around the lake.

9 St. Helena III Canal Boat at Canal Fulton Canalway Center: Ride along the Ohio and Erie Canal on the St. Helena III, a canal boat pulled by two Percheron horses. During your trip, a historian will tell stories about the history of the area.

10 Sunflower Field at Arrowhead Orchard: Few things feel more like fall than a sunflower photoshoot. Celebrate the season with even more activities such as picking apples and pumpkins, exploring the corn maze or taking a hayride.

11 Umbrella Alley: Bright and colorful, nearly 200 umbrellas make up Umbrella Alley in Louisville. The pedestrian area is a perfect spot to enjoy a lunch outdoors and snap a few photos.

Plan Your Play With the Build Your Own Adventure Marketplace

Make your vacation a breeze by purchasing tickets for experiences around Stark County in advance online at visitcanton.com/plan-a-trip/ticket-packages. Keep your trip convenient and paperless so you can spend more time snapping photos!

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Discover Downtown Canton

Bender’s Tavern

Bender’s Tavern offers an elegant, relaxing atmosphere where one can enjoy fine food and wine. Bender’s has been satisfying customers with culinary classics, drink and hospitality since 1902. Today, we continue our long tradition by offering only the highest quality seafood fresh from Foley Fish in Boston, Mass.

137 Court Ave. • 330-453-8424 benderscanton.com

BZTAT Studios

BZTAT Studios is an art gallery and studio that features the artwork of world renown artist BZTAT, other northeast Ohio artists, and nontraditional outsider artists. The Cut Cinema, an independent film theater, is integrated into the gallery space.

209 6th St. NW • 330-371-3150 bztastudios.com

Canton Food Tours

Let our local guides show you around town. A memorable mix of food, fun, and adventure!

555 Market Ave. N • 330-495-0929 cantonfoodtours.com

Canton Palace Theatre

The Canton Palace Theatre is a vital multipurpose entertainment facility, which recently celebrated 95 years of bringing quality entertainment to Stark County. The theatre serves as both the literal and figurative cornerstone of the Downtown Canton Arts District.

605 Market Ave. N • 330-454-8172

cantonpalacetheatre.org

Creative Dreams and Juilliard Arts Center

610 Market Avenue North is the home of the Juilliard Arts Center and Creative Dreams. A 3rd Space which is not home or work/school, where you can come shop, take classes, experience and be surrounded by the creativity.

610 Market Ave. N • 330-904-7904

creativedreamsandjuilliardartscenter.com

Escape Room Downtown

Have an adventure! Search for clues and work puzzles to complete a mission before time expires. Four games to play.

203 Market Ave. S #200 • 330-844-1492 escaperoomdowntown.com

Muskellunge Brewing Company

Award-winning Nanobrewery in the Downtown Canton Arts District featuring 12 Craft Beers in a bistro styled taproom and outdoor patio. You can bring your own food and we are pet friendly.

425 5th St. NW • 513-802-3417 muskellungebrewingcompany.com

Strauss Studios

Strauss Studios is a boutique furniture and home store along with an art gallery. Specializing in interior design, handmade craftsmanship and artistic choices, all created in-house.

236 Walnut Ave. NE • 330-456-0300 straussfurniture.com

Destinations DINING Destinations

Downtown Date Night

WHETHER IT’S A DATE NIGHT, AN ADVENTURE FOR HISTORY BUFFS, A SPORTS-FOCUSED WEEKEND OR AN OUTDOOR EXCURSION, YOU CAN BUILD A CULINARY ITINERARY AROUND ANY VISIT TO CANTON!

Get away with your favorite person for an overnight stay in downtown Canton that includes dinner and drinks, dancing and a show, a comfy stay and breakfast the next morning. Start your adventure at H2 Huth & Harris Wine Merchants, a bourbon bar and eatery in a historic setting. The menu at H2 Nosh, a separate dining space specializing in lunch, covers favorite bites, such as sandwiches, soups, risotto and flatbreads. Then, book tickets at the stunningly restored Canton Palace Theatre , first opened in 1926. Today, the destination hosts movies, concerts, musicals, dances

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and speakers. Have extra time? Book a tour of the theater!

Make reservations for dinner at Basil Asian Bistro , a modern eatery with an expansive menu covering Pacific and Southeast Asian flavors. It’s located next door to the theater. Keep the night going by playing board games, sipping cocktails and dining on hot dogs at Milestone . Enjoy fine dining at Lucca , an eatery inspired by the Mediterranean town it is named after. Enjoy “la dolce vita” — the good life — in an intimate atmosphere with only the freshest local ingredients used to create a new menu nearly every night. Spend the evening

in comfort at the modern DoubleTree by Hilton , located in the heart of Canton. Rise and shine with a delicious meal at Samantha’s Downtown . You won’t leave hungry after digging through their menu of omelets, hot cakes and other goodies. Don’t pass up signatures like Amish fried mush, country fried steak and eggs or biscuits and gravy.

Historic Getaway

History buffs will appreciate the variety of architecture, sites, neighborhoods and much more in and around Stark County.

Keep yourself fueled for your adventures, too! Start off at Canal Fulton Canalway Center , where you can take a one-hour ride on the Ohio & Erie Canal. A pair of Percheron draft horses pull the St. Helena III canal boat while an on-board historian shares the history of canals in Ohio. Take time to visit the center before departing on your trip from St. Helena Heritage Park. Afterward, get lunch at Miller Doan Tavern in Canal Fulton. The pub’s name acknowledges the owners’ heritage and their ancestors’ roles in settling in Northeast Ohio. Feast on giant burgers, heaping salads, Slovenian sausage or perch baskets.

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Grab a gourmet hot dog and choose from more than 1,300 tabletop games at Milestone.

Once you’ve had your fill, head a little farther south to Massillon to walk off lunch with a tour of Five Oaks mansion on Historic Fourth Street. Built in 1894, the stone structure highlights a grand staircase, intricate woodwork, Tiffany glass fixtures and gold leaf decorations. Next, pair a craft cocktail with a delectable dish at Social at the Stone House, an upscale eatery in a stately 1840s Romanesque home. Rest up just down the street on Massillon’s historic Fourth Street at the Thomas H. Russell House, which has been lovingly restored to its 1882 glory. Finish your visit with an early lunch at Kozmo’s Grille, where the company is as good as the steaks and chicken parm.

Sports Fanatics

There’s no better place to celebrate all things athletic than Stark County! With its museums, you’ll find that the city is sports central for any fan of football. Your first stop should be the Paul Brown Museum, housed in the Massillon Museum. The galleries honor the founder

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Ohio history through guided site tours. programs and events related to the Underground Railroad, agriculture, and life in early Ohio.

available year-round by reservation

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JUNE 8, 9 & 10, 2023 St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church 251 25th St. NW, Canton, Ohio 44709 (330) 454-7278 cantongreekfest.com Celebrate Summer the Greek Way! EXPERIENCE HISTORY HISTORY EXPLORE SPRING HILL SPRING HILL 1401 Springhill Ln NE in Massillon www.springhillhistorichome.org (330) 833-6749
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of modern-day football with photos, interactive videos and audio and loads of memorabilia such as jackets, playbooks and projectors. Don’t miss the special exhibition featuring the Massillon Tigers. It’s a short walk to lunch at Paradigm Shift Craft Brewery. Pair a pint of Rodeo Clown IPA or award-winning Neighbor Girl Belgian Tripel with salads, sandwiches and flatbreads. You’ll want to commit a full afternoon to touring the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a destination that celebrates the history of the sport with special exhibitions, memorabilia and more. Don’t miss the Hall of Fame Gallery or the Lamar Hunt Super Bowl Gallery. Round out the afternoon with a hearty dinner at Don Shula’s American Kitchen in Hall of Fame Village. Start with crispy ravioli and calamari fries, move on to po’ boys and Club Schulas and finish with a filet mignon or fish and chips. End the day by relaxing in the wonderfully updated Centennial Plaza downtown. Watch the sun set and then meander over to Jerzee’s Cafe on the plaza for a late-night bite of cheeseburgers, gochujang bowls or smothered Philly sandwiches.

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PICTURED: Enjoy a sunny day at the recently renovated Centennial Plaza. LEFT, TOP: Dine in an 1840s Romanesque home at the Social at the Stone House. LEFT, BOTTOM: Honor the father of modern day football at the Paul Brown Museum.
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PICTURED: Find your new favorite birding spot at Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve. RIGHT: Find fun for all ages at Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery. FAR RIGHT, TOP/BOTTOM: Discover the various designated outdoor refreshment areas located throughout Stark County, including downtown Canton.

Active Escapes

You’ll find no shortage of outdoor adventures around Stark County. Plan a day or overnight stay and be sure to work in a delicious meal or two to keep up your energy. Start with a warm welcome and a filling breakfast at Lori’s Mt. Union Diner, where you can feast on stacks of pancakes, sausage gravy ladled over biscuits or mounds of home fries. That will get you going to Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve to tour the gardens, visit

the butterfly house, spot the birds at Raptor Hollow or hit the hiking trails. Prefer to hit the links instead? Book a tee time at Tannenhauf Golf Club, a family-owned par 72 course that poses an enjoyable challenge to any golfer. By that time, you want to grab a seat at the counter of Doug’s Classic ’57 Diner, a retro American eatery that started as a root beer stand more than 50 years ago. Spend a quiet afternoon on the water at Walborn Marina,

where you can rent canoes, kayaks or even motorboats, and enjoy the scenic shorelines or do a little fishing. Relax after a busy day with a glass of wine and a light dinner on the gorgeous patio at Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery. Then, wrap up your adventure with a quiet stay in the Tudor-style Quail’s Covey B&B, nestled at the edge of the 700-acre Quail Hollow State Park and decorated in a lovely outdoor theme.

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Teach Me How To

DORA

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

There are quite a few DORAs around Stark County and a few shared, important rules to keep in mind while enjoying. Each DORA has a designated boundary or perimeter within which alcoholic beverages must be kept, and alcohol must be purchased at one of the participating businesses within the DORA. Beverages may be taken outside, but only in the designated cup provided when

purchasing alcohol from a participating business. Alcohol from one participating location may be taken outside in the provided cup, but it may not be taken into another business selling or serving alcohol.

Prime Steaks • Fresh Seafood

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Craft Cocktails • Local Beers

Call for reservations at: 330-453-8424

Or visit our website at: benderscanton.com

137 Court Ave., Canton, OH 44702

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in Stark County

Sip

Sandy Springs Brewing Co. in downtown Minerva serves up brews with creative names, such as Kilty Pleasure and Happy Sappy (made with maple tree sap from their farm). Stay the night on-site in one of the brewery’s two Airbnbs: Rest easy in the Century House and relax on the private outdoor patio or enjoy the charming exposed brick at the Brewers Quarters

Twenty/20 Taphouse Restaurant & Bar in Canton is a great place to grab any meal

of the day or kick back and watch your favorite team play. After a brew or two, walk to your suite at the Holiday Inn Belden Village to spend the evening in one of the spacious rooms. Or try award-winning beers at Fat Head’s Brewery and tackle one of its famous “Headwiches” (a sandwich the size of your head!) for dinner. Then it’s just a brief walk next door to Staybridge Suites Canton, which boasts free breakfast to help you get your next morning started.

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SIP AND STAY: BREWERY LOVERS, THIS ONE IS FOR YOU. ENJOY THESE BREWERIES WITH ADJACENT PLACES TO STAY THE NIGHT.

SIP AND PLAY: FROM WINE FLIGHTS TO A POT OF TEA AND FINGER SANDWICHES, FIND FUN OF ALL KINDS IN ONE CONVENIENT SPOT.

Located right alongside the Tuscarawas River, Dragonfly Winery in Canal Fulton offers a plethora of ways to enjoy the area. Pair any of their 11 handcrafted wines with scrumptious bites that include cheese spreads or flatbread pizza.

If wine isn’t your cup of tea, you’ll be happy to know that you can opt an actual cup of tea at the adjoining Dragonfly Tea Room. Treat yourself to the experience of Victorian High Tea, complete with your own pot of tea and a two-tiered tray with finger sandwiches and desserts.

To extend your visit, simply head upstairs. The Dragonfly B&B, located above the tea room, makes for a comfortable home base as you explore all that Canal Fulton has to offer.

SIP AND SHOP: FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A DELIGHTFUL EVENING, ALL IN ONE PLACE.

Oakwood Square is now one of Stark County’s Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas (DORAs), so you can grab a drink before exploring the shops or enjoying a live music show. Be sure to visit Sidestreet MKTS on second Saturdays May through October for delightfully themed market experiences. For dinner, don’t miss restaurants like Bugsy’s Italian Cuisine, Tlaquepaque or The Bistro of Oakwood

There’s no better space to wine and dine than Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa. The Still House is great any time of the day; start your morning with a Gervasi Caffe signature roast coffee, and come back in the evening for craft cocktails. Treat your tastebuds to a meal at The Crush House Wine Bar & Eatery. Then, stay the night at one of three luxurious on-site accommodation options — The Casa, The Villas or The Farmhouse — for a perfectly plush place to rest your head. Don’t forget to pay a visit to The Marketplace. Find Gervasi Vineyard keepsakes, or shop the selection of luxurious, national brands of jewelry, accessories, and home decor.

SIP AND STROLL: WALK THROUGH SOME OF DOWNTOWN CANTON’S FINEST GALLERIES AND PUBLIC ART EXHIBITS, ALL WHILE ENJOYING YOUR FAVORITE DRINK.

Downtown Canton’s expansive Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) covers nearly 69 acres, offering plenty to explore as you wander with a drink in hand from a local business. Visit Grapes in a Glass to for wine choices hand-selected by a sommelier. A fun fish theme accompanies the craft beers at Muskellunge Brewing Co.. You can even get a burst of energy with wine-infused coffee at Muggswigz or an Irish coffee or boozy frappe at Carpe Diem Coffee Shop

Then, get to exploring some of downtown Canton’s artistic offerings. Strauss Studios features work made by Ohio artisans in mediums such as glass, metal and fabric. The Hub Art Factory functions as a combination studio space and art gallery for local artists, with events that include live art demos. Whether you’d prefer to take a workshop or see exciting and innovative gallery openings, Patina Arts Centre has you covered. Don’t miss the Canton Museum of Art, where you’ll find exhibitions focused on American art that will take your breath away.

The Canton Arts District is also home to First Friday, a walkable celebration of the arts. The first Friday of every month, you’ll find live entertainment alongside various galleries and shopping and dining options, rain or shine.

PICTURED: Sip and stay the night at one of Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa’s luxurious accommodations. BELOW: Get inspired by the creative collections at the Canton Museum of Art. LEFT: Get cozy at one of two Airbnbs located at Sandy Springs Brewing Co.

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AAs the weather gets colder you might be wondering… what now? Have no fear — Canton has you covered with the Museum Pass. Purchase a day pass and gain access to these seven unique museums (tickets range from $23–$30) or explore at a leisurely pace by getting the three-day pass ($30–$40).

The Canton Museum of Art

The Canton Museum of Art focuses on American visual art. The exhibits change often, meaning there is always something new to view. If you want to get hands-on, participate in a class to learn a new skill such as painting or ceramics. With the Museum Pass, you also get 10% off in the Artisan Boutique.

MAPS Air Museum

MAPS Air Museum features over 55 aircrafts, includes a war memorial and offers interactive exhibits. The aircrafts on display date back to the Pioneer Era of Aviation, and exhibits include Rosie the Riveter pieces and extend to the present day. You’ll be surprised how quick time flies as you explore.

Massillon Museum

The Massillon Museum prides itself in preserving the history of this Northeast Ohio city. Whether you’re from Massillon or this is your first visit, the museum is a can’t-miss. With photo galleries, ethnographics and minority voices throughout history, you’ll gain a richer perspective of the community.

Available Accessibility

Canton Museum of Art has an accessible entrance and has sensory backpacks and quiet zones. MAPS Air Museum is wheelchair accessible. The Pro Football Hall of Fame offers ASL-assisted tours, sensory bags and plenty of seating throughout the museum.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame

Fans of football are not going to want to miss this one!

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s iconic Hall of Fame Gallery houses 362 bronze busts of the greatest players in football history, soon to be more with the addition of the Class of 2023’s busts placed on display during Enshrinement Week in August. Besides that, fans can find artifacts from games that are over a century old and watch games on a 36-foot screen.

The Troll Hole Museum

Whether you grew up playing with Troll dolls or watched all of the movies, the Troll Hole Museum is a unique experience you won’t soon forget. With 14 Troll rooms, comedy tours (for visitors 13+), meet and greets with Queen Poppy and so much more, you’ll make your day one-of-a-kind.

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PICTURED: Gain a richer perspective of the community at Massillon Museum. BELOW: Enjoy the Game for Life in a multisensory immersive theater at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

McKinley Presidential Library and Museum

While you may have come to the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum for President William McKinley, you’ll discover so much more. With hands-on science activities, a research library and a planetarium, everyone in the family will find something to love.

more to SEE

When you’re done exploring these museums, be sure to check out the many other historic sites and attractions Stark County has to offer. Don’t miss the National First Ladies’ Library, where you can learn more about our country’s powerful First Ladies and enjoy free National Park Service guided tours at President William McKinley and Ida Saxton-McKinley’s family home in downtown Canton. Then, set your sails for the Blue Water Majesty Museum to find replicas of model sailing ships from the 18th century. Save spring cleaning for later and head over to the Hoover Historical Center to uncover the Hoover Vacuum legacy. Finally, take a walk through the Mother Angelica Museum to learn more about the early life of Rita Rizzo during her religious journey to becoming Mother Angelica.

Tour Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon, part of the National Parks Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. Or, head south to visit more nearby historic sites and museums, such as Warther’s Carvings in Ohio’s Amish Country or Ft. Laurens, the site of Ohio’s only Revolutionary War fort, located along the Tuscarawas County portion of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum

New to the Museum Pass, the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum is a National Historic Landmark. During World War II, the depot was used to feed 1.3 million service members on their way off to war, and it has now been fully restored. Kids will love the Children’s Interactive Railroad Car Experience and scavenger hunt.

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PICTURED: Stargaze in the planetarium at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. RIGHT: Learn about the country’s powerful women at the National First Ladies’ Library.

Journey headlined the annual Concert for Legends during the Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Enshrinement Week.

Hall of fame

happenings

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Since opening in 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame has transformed the original 19,000-square-foot gallery into an 118,000-square-foot internationally recognized museum and travel destination. The museum is the centerpiece attraction surrounded by the new Hall of Fame Village being developed by Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co.

The first phase of the new Hall of Fame Village has been completed, meaning that the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and several new state-of-the-art athletic fields surrounding it have finished their final renovation. It also includes the largest domed facility of its kind in the country. The Center for Performance boasts 85,000 square feet of unencumbered event space and athletic performance space.

The Fan Engagement Zone is now open as well with restaurant and retail offerings that include Don Shula’s American Kitchen, TopGolf Swing Suites, SMOOSH Cookies, The Brew Kettle, Build-A-Bear Workshop and sports betting. Stop in at the Visit Canton Welcome Center to plan your playbook of things to do and where to shop for local gifts and souvenirs.

Finally, the Play-Action Plaza recreation area has opened, showcasing new attractions, such as the Forward Pass zip line and the Red Zone ferris wheel. The new Constellation Center for Excellence provides 75,000 square feet of retail, research and office space, and serves as the anchor for the giant media mesh video wall inside the NFL-caliber Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. With these additions, the village continues to progress, with more enticing offers still on the way.

Soon the village’s 100 acres will also include a 180-room Hilton Tapestry hotel, restaurant and ballroom. Construction is also underway on the Hall of Fame Village’s spectacular 147,000-square-foot footballthemed indoor waterpark including a waterslide tower, lazy river, wave pool, zero entry fun zone, swim up bar and outdoor entertainment area.

WHAT ONCE WAS MOSTLY KNOWN AS A COLLECTION OF BUSTS AND THE SITE OF THE ANNUAL KICKOFF TO THE NFL PRESEASON HAS EVOLVED INTO A SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION THAT’S DRAWING VISITORS FROM FAR AND WIDE — FOR MORE THAN JUST FOOTBALL.
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The Hall of Fame Village’s Play-Action Plaza is filled with new attractions, including zip lines and a ferris wheel.

FLY2 cak

When you fly into the Akron-Canton Airport, you get double the cities and double the fun. While you’re visiting Canton, Akron is just a short drive away, meaning you have all of the top destinations from both cities within reach.

CUYAHOGA
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Take a train ride through the trees at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Located between the bustling areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers an escape from the city only a few miles away. Take in the breathtaking views as you hike, cycle or paddle your way through the park. For a more unique way of seeing the park, hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad at any of its boarding stations along the trails. Don’t forget to check out Brandywine Falls — a 60-foot waterfall in the heart of the valley.

Step back in time by visiting Hale Farm and Village at the south end of the park. This living history museum provides a snapshot of what life was like in the mid-1800s — complete with costumed interpreters, craft demonstrations and 34 historic structures.

Get up close to bears, tigers and more at the Akron Zoo, home to species from all around the world. The nationally recognized zoo offers a ton of events for all ages, from holiday-time Wild Lights to late-night Brew at the Zoo that showcases local beers.

If you’re looking for additional pockets of nature within the city, Akron has you covered. The Akron Art Museum features

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PICTURED: Step back in time at the historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. LEFT, TOP: Check out the 60-foot waterfall at Brandywine Falls. LEFT, BOTTOM: Live it up with live music at Lock 3 in Akron.

an impressive collection of over 7,000 pieces of art, and offers idyllic garden spaces where you can view sculptures while enjoying the ambiance of nature.

Nearby, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is another perfect place to relax and explore. Once home to F.A. Seiberling, the co-founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., this 70-acre estate features 10 gardens, an indoor conservatory and 65-room Tudor Revival manor house. Akron isn’t short on entrepreneurs of the tire industry, either; the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. was also established in Akron and now boasts 1,700-plus auto service stores nationwide. Look out for these Akron events that you

won’t want to miss. Mark your calendar for July 22 for the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship Race, in which kids aged 7 to 20 can compete for the title. If you’re a twin, enter talent shows and lookalike competitions at Twinsburg’s Twins Day Festival, Aug. 4 to 6, the annual shindig that celebrates all things doubled. If live music is more your thing, head over to one of Akron’s unique concert venues. Lock 3 provides more than great tunes with its delicious food menu, frequent movie showings and winter ice skating rink. Blossom Music Center lends you a place to listen to internationally known artists while sitting under the stars or enjoying a picnic.

available AccessIbility

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a wheelchair accessible car on the daytime National Park Scenic excursions. The Akron Zoo offers sensory bags, weighted lap pads, quiet areas and more, and the pathways are ADA accessible. Stan Hywet offers accessible entrances to the buildings and gardens.

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Cruise On KEEP CALM AND Cruise On

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OOne positive that came from the COVIDinduced closure of the Canton Classic Car Museum is that it gave the staff time to give the place a few updates, both cosmetic and practical. After its expected early 2023 reopening, visitors can once again delight not only in the 40 rare and unusual vehicles — like a V16 Cadillac and a Studebaker Police Car — but also loads of memorabilia on display and a gift shop with something for everyone.

FAR LEFT: Celebrate automotive culture and heritage at The Cars are the Stars event. LEFT: Watch hundreds of show cars cruise into sight at Maize Valley Winery’s Meet in the Meadow.

PICTURED : Chat with fellow brews and cruise fans at a Canton Cars and Coffee gathering.

While you’re in a cruisin’ mood, here are a few other Canton-area stops.

Head to Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery in Hartville on Thursdays from May to September for Meet in the Meadow, where hundreds of classic cars cruise onto the rolling field behind the winery for a familyfriendly event that includes kids’ activities and a full food and beverage menu.

From American muscle to Italian exotic,

check out the carefully curated selection of rare, significant, high-performance cars on the brick streets of Minerva at the aptly named The Cars are the Stars. The event is a celebration of automotive culture and heritage, and proceeds benefit Minerva’s historic Roxy Theater.

If there’s one thing car lovers love as much as their vehicles, it’s a strong cup of joe, making Canton Cars and Coffee

Saturday

October 7th 10am-4pm

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immensely popular. One to two times each month, enthusiasts of all makes and models gather to caffeinate and converse at various locations around Canton.

Massillon has become well-known for its downtown cruise-ins, where dozens — if not hundreds — of cars of various makes and models line First Street and surrounding roads every Saturday evening from June through September.

As long as you’re cruising through Massillon, stop at Chloe’s Diner, a former auto garage where you’ll dine surrounded by meticulously maintained classic cars and vintage neon signs.

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PICTURED: Refuel with a bite to eat and backdrop of classic cars at Chloe’s Diner.

Luxury Getaway

Stay in a beautifully restored 1900’s Mansion

SEBRING MANSION INN & SPA

385 West Ohio Avenue, Sebring, Ohio 44672

J. Lynne Biery, Owner/Innkeeper

innkeeper@sebringmansion.com 330-938-0423 www.sebringmansion.com

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Embrace the OUTDOORS Embrace the OUTDOORS

Blaze a Trail

Today the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is mostly populated with hikers and cyclists, but from 1827 to 1913, you’d be more likely to see mules pulling boats down the waterway. You can still see remnants of the historic canal along the 87-mile (soon to be 101) trail, as well as lush parks and wilderness areas, including the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

For some fun and fitness on two wheels, challenge yourself to the mountain bike trail at Quail Hollow Park. It’s suitable for beginners and includes paved and off-road terrains over the 5-mile path. Pedal through forests and meadows, over rock garden obstacles and across bridges along the way. Enjoy the views at Walborn Reservoir on the nearly 3 mile Shoreline Hiking Trail or much shorter Marina Loop featuring a great lookout spot qnd bench. The park offers horse-friendly shared trails that take riders around the tranquil and scenic lake, through forests and fields and across wetlands.

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WHEN THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS DELIGHTFUL, PLAN SOME FUN IN THE SUN AND ENJOY (AND EXPLORE) THE GREAT OUTDOORS.

Enjoy a variety of natural and cultural experiences among the 700 acres of rolling meadows, marshes and woodland trails at Quail Hollow Park.

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ABOVE: Cruise your way through the waters of Sippo Lake. LEFT: Make a splash with the variety of adventures at Clay’s Resort Park.

‘Water’ You Waiting For?

Bring your own watercraft or rent a boat, canoe or kayak and make a splash at Sippo Lake Park. If you’re angling for a great day of fishing, you’ll find live bait and tackle at the park’s marina Memorial Day through Labor Day — the lake’s catches includes bass, bluegill, carp and catfish.

Suit up for some fun in the sun at Baylor Beach Park, home to a 2-acre lake that’s been a local favorite every summer since 1954. There’s plenty to do, so plan for a full day: take a ride on the twisty tube slide (there are smaller slides just for little ones), challenge yourself to stay standing on a log roll, rent a paddleboat or aquabike or play a round of mini golf.

Make sure to check out the swimming options at two Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts in the area. Clay’s Resort Park in North Lawrence offers an Adventure Park on the lake complete with slides, inflatable obstacles, a barrel roll, ring swings and ziplines, and Clearwater Park in Uniontown holds the title of Stark County’s largest outdoor swimming pool.

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One With Nature

Butterflies are the stars of the show at Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve. Children and their grownups can get an up-close look at more than 20 species, see their development from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis and even handfeed some colorful flying friends. There’s much more to explore on the property, too, including a 2-acre natural playground with treehouses and a minizipline, giant Lincoln Logs and the Amazing Garden plant-and-animal learning center. The Raptor Hallow Sanctuary is also located on the property. See their wildlife ambassadors along the Wild Wonders Trail. Need a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Petros Lake Park offers a nature trail with an even more relaxing twist. The Mindfulness Walk takes you on a 1-mile stroll through serene landscapes and offers 10 mental health stations that guide you through activities to help you be present, unwind and clear your mind. Walk through a labyrinth, comb sand in a Zen garden and create pleasing sounds on a set of chimes, among other activities. Petros Lake is also a hot spot for birders, drawing a variety of songbirds and waterfowl to the park’s lake and prairie.

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Get Your Gear:

Need new gear, or forget yours at home?

Stop in at Ernie’s Bicycle Shop to find the right bike for you, as well as a variety of accessories, clothing, footwear and more.

Get Out and Play

Youngsters can get their hands dirty and ignite their imaginations at The Wilderness Center’s outdoor Nature Playscape. No plastic or metal swings and slides here — all the playground “equipment” is made from branches, tree stumps and other materials created by Mother Nature. Recent upgrades include new accessible parking spaces, an ADA-friendly trail and an educational water feature.

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PICTURED: Take a trek on the 1.25-mile boardwalk at Jackson Bog State Nature Preserve. LEFT: Ignite your imagination at The Wilderness Center.

Available

AccessIbility

Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is wheelchair accessible. Some areas of Beech Creek’s Nature Playce are ADA compliant and all areas except hiking trails are wheelchair accessible. Jackson Bog State Nature Preserve also features a 1.25-mile accessible boardwalk trail with interpretive signage.

Family Fun

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off at Stark County’s stellar golf courses.
OUTDOOR Holes Club Rental Driving Range Bar Service On-Site Dining Snack Bar Indoor Banquet Space Outdoor Banquet Space COURSE Arrowhead Golf Course 1500 Rogwin Cir. S.W., North Canton 44720 330-433-1880 • ncarrowhead.com 18 ••••• Clearview Golf Course 8410 Lincoln St. S.E., East Canton 44730 330-488-0404 • clearviewgolfclub.com 18 Edgewater Golf Club 2401 Fox Ave. S.E., Minerva 44657 330-862-2630 18 • Elms Country Club 1608 Manchester Ave. S.W., North Lawrence 44666 330-833-2668 • elms-country-club.business.site 27 •• •• Glenmoor Country Club 4065 Brunnerdale Ave. N.W., Canton 44718 330-966-3600 • glenmoorcc.com 18 ••••••• The Legends of Massillon 2700 Augusta Dr. S.E., Massillon 44646 330-830-4653 • thelegends.com 27 ••••••• Lyons Den Golf Course 6347 Manchester Ave. N.W., Canal Fulton 44614 330-854-9910 • lyonsdengolf.com 18 • • • • Meadowlake Golf & Swim 1211 39th St. N.E., Canton 44714 330-492-2010 • meadowlakegs.com 18 • ••••• Pleasant View Golf Club 14605 Louisville St. N.E., Paris 44669 330-862-2034 • pleasantviewgolfclub.com 18 • • ••• The Quarry Golf Club & Venue 5650 Quarry Lake Dr., Canton 44730 330-488-3178 • quarrygolfclubggp.com 18 •••••• Sable Creek Golf Course 5942 Edison St. N.E., Hartville 44632 330-877-9606 27 ••• ••• Green Green THE QUARRY GOLF CLUB & VENUE: VISIT CANTON The Quarry Golf Club & Venue welcomes players of all skill levels to its scenic terrain.
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Whether you’re picking up a disc for the first time or a seasoned veteran of the sport, you’ll find a disc golf course to enjoy in Stark County.

Beginners will appreciate the ninehole courses at Veterans Park in Plain Township, each of which provide enough of a challenge to also keep seasoned players interested. Another nine-hole course with a little more challenge for beginners can be found at Bicentennial Park in Minerva, where you can practice your skills when a creek comes into play on a few holes. The W.C. Griffith course at Faircrest Park offers varying distances between holes and some elevation changes.

Intermediate players will want to take on the nine holes at Wildwood Park in Louisville, where plenty of trees means opportunities to test your finesse. Or, tackle tricky elevation changes and trees on the 18 holes at Oak Ledges Disc Golf Course at Lincoln Park in Massillon for a technical challenge.

The Robert E. Miller Disc Golf Course at Arboretum-Spiker Park in Canton is one of the best in the state. With 27 holes, water hazards and hills, this course offers a great challenge for players of any level of skill.

PREMIER GOLF COURSES IN THE ALLIANCE/HARTVILLE AREA FAMILY-OWNED & OPERATED FACILITIES FOR 3 GENERATIONS

Sable Creek Golf Course and Event Center is a family owned and operated 27 hole golf course located in Hartville, Ohio.

It appeals to golfers of all skill levels with its 4 sets of tees, bent grass greens and fairways. Nestled on almost 200 acres, Sable Creek offers a beautiful and quiet setting apart from the hustle and bustle of the city. Our event center overlooks the beautiful and manicured golf course and holds up to 280 guests for receptions, golf outings and parties.

5942 EDISON ST, NE, HARTVILLE, OH 44632 (330) 877-9606, SABLECREEKGOLF.COM

Pleasant View Golf Club is a familyowned, 18-hole course over rolling terrain with scenic views of the surrounding country scape. Easily accessible from Alliance, Louisville, and Canton. We strive to offer our customers a wellmaintained golf course, a friendly staff, clean golf carts and facilities, and competitive prices. We offer a fully stocked pro shop, snack bar and grill, and facilities for groups or events.

14605 LOUISVILLE ST. NE, PARIS, OH 44669 (330) 862-2034, PLEASANTVIEWGOLFCLUB.COM

Tannenhauf Golf Club is a family owned and operated 18 hole championship course. Located in a serene country setting, this par 72 course is enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels. We feature a fully stocked pro shop, golf instruction, junior programs, and spacious driving range with short game practice facility. Our delicious snack bar is open daily and on-site catering is available for larger groups.

11411 MCCALLUM AVE., ALLIANCE, OH 44601 (330) 823-4402, TANNENHAUFGOLF.NET

VISITCANTON.COM | 800.552.6051 45 OUTDOOR Holes Club Rental Driving Range Bar Service On-Site Dining Snack Bar Indoor Banquet Space Outdoor Banquet Space COURSE The Sanctuary Golf Club 2017 Applegrove St. N.W., North Canton 44720 330-499-7721 • thesanctuarygolfclub.com 18 • • • • Sleepy Hollow Golf Club 374 Homeworth Rd., Alliance 44601 330-821-8865 • alliancesleepyhollow.com 18 ••••••• Spring Valley Golf Course 5851 Breezehill Rd. S.W., East Sparta 44626 330-484-1886 • svgcanton.com 18 ••••••
Golf Club 11411 McCallum Ave. N.E., Alliance 44601 330-823-4402 • tannenhaufgolf.net 18 •• •• •
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46 VISIT CANTON OFFICIAL TRAVEL GUIDE 2023 VIRTUAL REALITY Bays Club Rental Driving Range Bar Service On-Site Dining Indoor Event Space Outdoor Event Space COURSE 1899 Golf 4700 Everhard Rd. N.W., Canton 44718 330-639-4928, 1899golf.com 5 • • • • • • The 19th Hole 101 Central Plaza S., Canton 44702 330-412-0567 4 • • • • Hupp Gulf 420 2nd St. N.E., Canton 44702 3 • • Tee It Up Canton 7976 Whipple Ave., N.W. North Canton, 44720 330-461-9840, teeitupcanton.com 3 • Topgolf Swing Suite Located in The Brew Kettle at Hall of Fame Village 6 • • • • • • X-Golf North Canton 4385 Whipple Ave. N.W., Canton 44718 234-360-3086, playxgolf.com 8 • • • • • The Hoover Historical Center Vacuums and so much more! Free Parking; Buses Welcome Group Tours and Field Trip Opportunities Available e Hoover Historical Center is owned and operated by: M U HOURS OF OPERATION Free, Guided Tours: March – October Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. LOCATION 1875 East Maple Street, North Canton, OH 44720 CONTACT US 330.490.7435 or Hoover@walsh.edu

MASSILLON VISIT

CHERRY ROAD WINERY

Enjoy sampling over fifteen wines in a beautiful country setting including a covered patio and vineyard, just west of downtown Massillon. There is plenty of room for families (and leashed dogs) to spend the day! Order a cheese tray, panini sandwich, or bring your own snacks. Live music on weekends!

1133 27th St. NW • 330-265-5830 CHERRYROADWINERY.COM

CHLOE’S DINER

Eat surrounded by classic cars and memorabilia from the 50s, 60s, and 70s for that true diner experience. Our famous Sliders are prepared with fresh ground beef, caramelized onions, and dill pickles. They’re the perfect size to grab and go or pair with our famous milkshakes.

112 First St. NE • 330-880-0104 CHLOESDINER.COM

KOZMO’S GRILLE

Featuring award-winning American bistro food and cocktails in a beautifully renovated Canal Era building. House-made soups and desserts, hearthstone pizzas, salads, sandwiches, steaks, chops, pasta, and seafood. Banquet and meeting facility up to 125.

37 First St. SW • 330-832-8807 KOZMOSGRILLE.COM

MASSILLON MUSEUM

Visit MassMu to see a dozen art, history, photography, and football exhibitions.  Enjoy the Immel Circus display, Greatness Cafe, Sensory Room, and unique shop. Check the website for info on Rhythms concerts and the annual Island Party! A visit is free, accessible, and welcoming!

121 Lincoln Way E, 330-833-4061 MASSILLONMUSEUM.ORG

PARADIGM SHIFT BREWING

Award-winning craft brewery with 18 taps and growlers to go. We have an extensive liquor selection including high end bourbons to choose from. Our full kitchen has in-house smoked meats and also offers plant based alternatives.

128 North Ave. NE • 330-880-0008 THESHIFTBEER.COM

SOCIAL AT THE STONE HOUSE

Social is an upscale neighborhood concept inspired by fusion cuisine. We specialize in fresh ingredients, spectacular flavors, and a sublime dining experience. Consistency, excellence and passion drive us to exceed your expectations.

824 Lincoln Way E • 330-809-0461 SOCIALSTONEHOUSE.COM

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Pigskin

Follow along with Visit Canton’s mascot, Pigskin! Discover festivals, special events and new things to do throughout the year. Here’s where you’ll find Pigskin this year:

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PICTURED : Swing by Sluggers & Putters in Canal Fulton for classic family fun and amusement. RIGHT : See Pigskin at the First Play event to kick off a full weekend of festivities celebrating the PFHOF Class of 2023.

April

Race to Stark County and you may just see Pigskin at the start or finish lines of 5Ks and family fun runs

May

Pigskin will be shopping all of the local goods at the 720 MARKET in North Canton.

June

Take cover from the summer sun in Umbrella Alley and see if you can spot Pigskin cooling off in Louisville.

July

From 4th of July fireworks to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Balloon Classic, Pigskin will be out and about at several of Stark County’s summer festivals.

August

Pigskin has his Sharpie marker ready for autographs during the greatest gathering of football legends at the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week

September

Warm days and cool nights are one of Pigskin’s favorite things about autumn. That, and all of the fall festivals in Stark County! Visit Pigskin on the farm this fall.

October

Don’t be scared! There is plenty of non-spooky fun for the little ones at Mall-O-Ween. Put on your costumes and trick-or-treat with Pigskin.

November

Fill your tummy with all of the season’s delights. Pick out your favorite pies with Pigksin at the Experience Hartville campus.

December

There are Santa sightings all over Stark County! Track down all of the holiday fun with Pigskin.

January

When the weather gets cold, Pigskin is just warming up! Get out and about at the ice-skating rinks with Pigskin this winter.

February

Cozy up with Pigskin and pals at the Dragonfly Tea Room for a Valentine tea party celebration.

March

Stay clear of spring showers and enjoy a fun-filled game night with Pigskin!

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William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum www.mckinleymuseum.org
“Where today meets yesterday and discovers tomorrow!”

Available AccessIbility

For free fun, check out the impressive new playground at Dogwood Park in North Canton. The playground equipment is inclusive and adaptive. Enjoy the swings, slides and other play structures on turf instead of mulch, making playtime accessible for everyone.

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Dogwood Park in North Canton is the winner of the 2022 Governor’s Award from Ohio Parks & Recreation

A Canton Classic Kennedy’s BBQ

est. 1926

Taggart’s offers a menu filled with delicious made from scratch food and dessert creations including our most famous legacy, The Bittner.

This landmark opened in 1922 and quickly became known as the “shack on the track” due to its close proximity to the railroad tracks that cross 7th St. The original recipes for smoking meats, bean soup, and the famous “secret relish” recipe are still being used today.

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Taggart’s Ice Cream • 1401 Fulton Rd NW • Canton 44703 • 330-452-6844 Kennedy’s BBQ • 1420 7th Street NW Canton OH 44703 • 330-454-0193

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LIVE in Luxury

One- and two- bedroom units with beautiful downtown views. Just steps away from great downtown nightlife in Canton’s historic arts district and arts neighborhood. Enjoy loft living in our two immaculately renovated buildings with connected parking deck and new rooftop patio.

Onesto Lofts

This lavish 12-story historic hotel built in 1930 is now a fully restored gem with updated amenities.

Bliss Tower

This former corporate home was fully restored for modern luxury living with spacious floor plans and glass walls.

330.546.5638 | onestolofts.com | blisslofts.com

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CELEBRATE in Luxury

The region’s top wedding and special event venue treats guests to elegant 1930s styling, crystal chandeliers, ornate woodwork and space enough for up to 275 guests.

See it and fall in love. Book your tour at 330.458.3097 or OnestoEventCenter.com TH HIS TO RI C

PICTURED: Get swept away by the stunning architecture of The Historic Onesto

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Vineyard Winery Resort

magnificent resort offers the perfect backdrop for any occasion.

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Downtown Canton offers a range of options. Historic or posh, there’s a venue for all preferences. The Metropolitan Event Centre is located in downtown Canton’s Art District, featuring panoramic views of Canton in the atrium. It can host any event from 50 to 200 guests indoors or outdoors, and the rooftop patio is a complement to any occasion. For a more intimate venue, the Canton Woman’s Club can comfortably accommodate 60 to 75 people. The entire club is available and offers smaller options for smaller groups. Canton also has well-known historic venues, such as The Historic Onesto. The architecture is captivating,

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with stunning original details that include porcelain fixtures and ornate wood accents. Bring 270 to 300 guests for your event in the Grand Ballroom. For event space with overnight accommodations, head to the Doubletree by Hilton Canton Downtown, which offers over 11,000 square feet of event space.

Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa is a 55-acre estate where guests can enjoy the ultimate resort experience, including luxury accommodations and a new spa. The event planning staff will assist with all of the details, including catering, to ensure that your special occasion goes seamlessly. Options include an open-

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There’s a reason why so many people choose to host their social events in the Canton area: Stark County is full of notable venues. Whether it’s a wedding, reunion, graduation or retirement party, you can make it an unforgettable experience.
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PICTURED: Enjoy the ultimate resort experience at Gervasi Vineyard Winery Resort & Spa. RIGHT: Guests will appreciate the unique experience of attending an event at the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Village.

FAR RIGHT: More than a dozen murals provide a unique backdrop at Jupiter Event Space.

air pavilion with views of the vineyard and spring fed lake, The Villa Grande event center and ballroom, and several lavish, private dining spaces.

For rustic romance consider Nickajack Farms in North Lawrence, Waters Edge in Louisville or Cherrywood Ridge in Minerva. From intimate meetings to extravagant galas, these picturesque outdoor spaces offer charming and versatile venues that won’t

disappoint. Nickajack’s 200-acre operating farm provides a variety of activities for event guests, perfect for retreats, family picnics and celebrations. Or, choose an indoor option, from the Mane Barn — accommodating up to 200 — to smaller spaces great for birthdays and showers. Waters Edge has indoor and outdoor options as well, with the Great Hall seating up to 350 guests. Cherrywood Ridge offers a 50-acre historic farm venue with

a breathtaking backdrop of wild cherry trees. For one-of-a-kind spaces, consider hosting in state-of-the-art venues at Canton’s unique museums and attractions. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Village have a selection of large venues that can welcome groups of all sizes for daytime or evening events, seven days a week. Gather in the Nash Family Event & Conference Center and provide guests with full access to the

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Happy Hour & Week Day Food Specials Jerzee’s Belden Village Jerzee’s Cafe Centennial Plaza Jerzee’s Canton, Fulton Rd Legal sports betting, must be 21+ to play. www.jerzeesgrille.com For food, fun & Sports WE ARE THE PLACE Available on Door Dash & Grubhub

view of the Hall of Fame Village from the Clubhouse Lounge and Sky Terrace event spaces inside the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

Alex D. Krassas Event Center is another destination that is ideal for hosting large events. Part of the historic St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church, the venue can accommodate up to 400 guests, and its AV services will take your presentations to the

next level. The venue’s exterior is surrounded by beautiful landscaping, which provides an elegant backdrop for your event.

HD’s Place and Special Occasions are ideal for social gatherings. These destinations allow event planners to bring their own catering and drinks. Special Occasions’ event space includes a 6,000-square-foot ballroom, large bar area, kitchen prep area and steam tables.

Jupiter Event Space in Alliance also permits hosts to bring their own catering service. The newly renovated venue is decorated in a classic Roman theme with more than a dozen murals depicting ancient landscapes and architecture painted by local artist David McDowell.

With its many extraordinary venues, Stark County is the perfect place to host your next event. Start the planning today!

welcome to fairfield by marriott canton south, directly off of i-77. enjoy our spacious guestrooms and suites, free hot breakfast, indoor pool and free wi-fi.

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Hilton CleanStay with Lysol protection is setting a new standard for hotel cleanliness and disinfection. Let Us Help Make Your Time In Massillon As Relaxing As Possible. 44 1st St SW, Massillon, OH 44647 330-834-1144 www.hilton.com
embassy suites akron canton airport, the pr e ferred, award winning hotel for your stark county visit. onsite restaurant and bar, indoor pool and free hot breakfast.
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1 Birth of the NFL (1920)

2 Monday Night Football (1970)

3 The Reintegration of Pro Football (1946)

4 AFL/NFL Merger (1966)

5 The NFL Draft (1936)

6 Pete Rozelle (1960)

7 Red Grange Turns Pro (1925)

8 Formation of the AFL (1959)

9 Colts/Giants Championship Game (1958)

10 The Ice Bowl (1967)

11 Super Bowl III (1968)

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