Akron Afternoon Canalway Food Tour

Tour Duration

3 hours

Adult Price
(Ages 17+)


Tour style

Walking Tour

3-4 food stops

Akron wouldn’t be on the map if it weren’t for the sliver of water running through it.
We talk canals and rubber... And much more, on this tour featuring 4-5 food stops.

Make a day of it! See a show at Lock 3, Akron Civic or Nightlight; enjoy live music in the BLU Zone; or catch a baseball game at the Rubber Ducks Stadium.

Tour Features...

Food, History, City, Walking, Daytime

Perfect for...

Singles, Couples, Family, Corporate Events, Large Group, Birthdays



Where you'll go

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

Note: Some on this list may be skipped if we need to stick to our timeline. This means our stops could change according to group size and mobility, time of day, and day of the week.


What you'll learn

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)


What you'll taste

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

Alcoholic beverages are not included. Beverage packages are available as an ADD-ON when booking your ticket. You may also order on your own at any of our stops.