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Explore City Tours Presents: Akron Afternoon Canalway Food Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Adult Price (Ages 17+): $79

Tour Style: Walking Tour with 3 - 4 Food Stops

A seemingly inconspicuous intersection is our start, but you’ll soon discover it’s significance. We follow the canal for a bit then stroll down Main street before (deep breath, you can do it!) trek uphill to see some of our best monuments and architecture. 

  • Richard Howe House
  • Locks 1 and 2
  • The Rubber Ducks Stadium
  • Shops and galleries
  • The Akron History Museum
  • Lock 3 updates
  • The Civic Theatre
  • Courthouse block

Engage in lively conversation with your tour guide, business owners, and other attendees! You’ll learn more about…

  • General Akron history
  • Canalway history
  • Go Zips
  • LeBron James
  • Site of a now famous phone call
  • Public art & architecture
  • Rubber history
  • Department stores & clay
  • Lions (not the zoo ones)

Small plates and samplers from an average of four of the following restaurants:

  • The Daily Pressed
  • Evelyn’s Cafe
  • Cilantro
  • Diamond Deli
  • Crave
  • The Peanut Shoppe
  • The Lockview
  • Eddie’s Famous Cheesesteak
  • Chill Ice Cream