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North Canton

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North Canton

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North Canton[2] is a city in Stark County. Is the former home of The Hoover Company.

North Canton was originally called New Berlin, but, due to negative German attitudes, the name was changed in 1918.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Akron-Canton Regional Airport, CAK. Located on the north end of Stark County in North Canton
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, CLE. A hub for Continental Airlines, the Cleveland Airport, combined with an approximately one-hour drive is a convenient means to visit North Canton.

By car[edit]

  • Cleveland Ave. (Main St in North Canton) runs North to South through the heart of the city. Connects to Canton in the south and Uniontown/ Akron in the north.
  • Market St. runs North to South on the east border of North Canton. Connects to Canton in the south and combines with St Rte 43 into Hartville in the north.

Get around[edit]

  • Stark County Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), tel: +1 330-47-SARTA (330-477-2782), [3]. $1.15 Regular fare/ .50 Reduced fare (Seniors, Disabled)(buy in advance at trsansfer stations)/ Children under 6 ride free. SARTA provides reliable public bus service throughout Stark County. Transfer Centers are located in: Alliance, Massillon, and Canton. There is a bus to the Akron/Canton Airport (Route 115) and an express bus between Canton and Downtown Akron (Route 81). Buses on main routes generally depart each stop every hour. SARTA buses run 365 days per year. On Holidays, buses run the Sunday schedule. Check website for details: [4]. Additionally, Lakefront Lines, a private bus company, operates an office in SARTA's Canton Transfer Center. Lakefront Lines goes through Canton on it's route between Cleveland and Charleston, SC.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Hoover Historical Center, 1875 East Maple Street, North Canton, +1 330 499-0287, Located on the campus of Walsh University, the Hoover Historical center provides history, contributions and legacy of the Hoover vacuum cleaner.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • North Canton Playhouse, 525 7th St NE, tel: +1 330 494-1613, [6].
  • Harry London Chocolates, 5353 Lauby Rd, +1 800-321-0444 ext. 119 (), [1]. Tour times: M-F 10AM-3PM.. Guided tours of the chocolate factory, just outside of Akron/Canton Regional Airport. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Reservations required. $3/2/Free (Adults/Children/Children under 2)..  edit
  • Grand Slam USA, 5656 Dressler Rd. NW. Su: Noon-10PM, M-Th: 10AM-10PM, F: 10AM-11PM, SA: 8AM-11PM. Family entertainment center with basketball courts, volleyball courts, batting cages, video games, birthday parties, miniature golf, baseball and softball lessons.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • The Strip is in Jackson township on the west border of North Canton off Exit 111 on Interstate 77 - Strip Ave. NW, North Canton, OH 44720. Retail stores and restaurants including Wal-Mart, Giant Eagle, Border's Books & Music, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, Best Buy, Babies R Us, Cinemark Theatres' Tinseltown, Cold Stone Creamery, Carrabba's, Chuck E. Cheese and Starbucks.
  • Westfield Belden Village Mall is in Jackson Township of the southwest border of North Canton off Interstate 77 - 4230 Belden Village St. NW, Canton, OH 44718. More than 100 national and specialty retailers and restaurants.

Eat[edit][add listing]


  • Cheese N Crackers Deli, 1430 W Maple St, tel: +1330-497-9344. Small deli that serves sandwiches and soup.
  • Geisen Haus, 6955 Promway Ave NW, tel: +1 330 499-9116. The Geisen Haus serves authentic German food in a sports bar type atmosphere. If it's your birthday you can get a huge stein of beer for $1.
  • Leno's Family Restaurant, 2494 Easton St NE (Easton and Middlebranch), tel: +1 330 492-2177. Family style restaurant that offers all-you-can-eat spaghetti and pizza for cheap on Tuesdays.


  • Palombo's Italian Restaurant & Lounge, 4100 Portage St NW, tel: +1 330 497-1815 .


  • 356 Fighter Group Restaurant, 4919 Mount Pleasant St NW, tel: +1 330 494-3500, (fax: +1 330-494-5509), [7]. Located near the Akron-Canton Airport, you can watch planes taking off and landing while you eat. Also has great brunches on Sundays. Dinners $15-25.
  • 91 Wood Fired Oven, 1983 E Maple St (Washington square plaza), tel: +1 330 498-9191, [8]. Dinners $15-25.
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill, 6560 Strip Ave NW, tel: +1 330 966-2426, [9]. Hours: Su 12PM-9PM, M-Th 4PM-10PM, F 4PM-11PM, Sa 3PM-11PM. Dinners $15-20.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Legends Sports Bar & Grille, 3199 Whitewood St NW, tel +1 330 494-2377.
  • Panini's Bar & Grille, 5252 Dressler Rd NW, tel +1 330 266-1000.
  • Fox & Hound Pub & Grille, 4770 Everhard Rd NW, tel +1 330 497-2593.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western North Canton, 6889 Sunset Strip Avenue, +1 330 497-8799, Non-smoking hotel near Pro Football Hall of Fame Akron-Canton Regional Airport that features free continental breakfast and indoor pool. [10].
  • Cambria Suites, 1787 Thorn Drive, tel: +1 330 899-1990, [11]. Brand new hotel less than five minutes from the Akron/Canton Airport.
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 7046 Sunset Strip Ave NW, tel: +1 330 966-7551 , [12]. Weekdays: $59-69/night; Weekdays: $69-79/night.
  • Motel 6, 6880 Sunset Strip Ave NW, tel: +1 330 494-5366, [13]. $35-40/night.
  • Harleigh Inn, 500 N Main St, tel: +1 330 499-9900.

Get out[edit]

Routes through North Canton
Akron ← Green ←  N noframe S  CantonCharleston

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