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Canton (Ohio)

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Tourist office
'''Canton''' [http://www.visitcantonstark.com/] is a mid-sized city located in [[Stark County(Ohio)|Stark County]], [[Northeast Ohio]] in the State of [[Ohio]], [[United States|USA]]. It is best known as the '''birthplace of professional American football''', since the Canton Bulldogs were the first professional football team. It is also the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, and National First Ladies' Library.
About 20% of Canton residents report German ancestry, and about 10% report Irish ancestry. The influence of these two ancestries can been seen throughout Canton.
===Tourist office===
* <listing name="Canton/Stark County Convention Visitors Bureau" alt="" address="222 Market Ave. N. (Located inside the Millennium Centre)" directions="" phone="+1 330-454-1439" url="http://www.visitcantonstark.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""></listing>
 
 
<listing name="Stark County Connections" alt="" address="1240 lincoln Way E. Massillon, Ohio 44646" directions="" phone="+1 330-737-3846" url="http://www.starkcountyconnections.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""></listing>
==Get in==
 
===By plane===
* '''Akron-Canton Regional Airport''', ''CAK''. [http://www.akroncantonairport.com] Located on the north end of Stark in neighboring Summit County about a ten minute drive from 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 Canton.
==Get around==
 
===By bus===
* '''Stark County Regional Transit Authority (SARTA)''', tel: ''+1'' 330-47-SARTA (330-477-2782), [http://www.sartaonline.com/]. $1.50 Regular fare/ .75 Reduced fare (Seniors, Disabled)/ 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. 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.
If you wish to get a cab in Canton, or anywhere else in Stark County, you have to call for one. At the '''minimum''' you should call 30 minutes before you need a ride.
The person who created the list below included information about two Taxi/Limo companies that are no longer in business. There are now several very good companies who are finally '''RELIABLE and will not show up a hour late and then overcaharge you. There is Team Taxi and Tri County but my '''personal '''recomendation is '''Blue Cab'''.. I use them every time and they have a 100% success rate with me. Their numbers are 330-546-1793 and 330-316-4287.
 
if you need a cab '''Blue Cab Company 330-546-1793'''
* <listing name="A Taxi Cab of Canton" address="" phone="+1 330-353-4482" email="[email protected]" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.ataxicabcanton.com"></listing>
* <listing name="Yellow Blue Cab LeasingCompany" alt="" directions="" address="4137 Martindale Rd NE" phone="+1 330-491546-1793, 330-4343316-4287" email="" fax="" hoursurl="" pricehours="" urlprice=""></listing>
* <listing name="Canton Limo Service" alt="" directions="" address="" phone="+1 888-515-4667" " fax="" url="http://www.limobuscleveland.com" hours="" price=""></listing>
* <listing name="Lamry Limousine & Concierge Services" alt="" directions="" address="" phone="+1 330-433-0020 or 1-866-433-9960" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="http://www.lamry.com" hours="" price=""></listing>
 
* <listing name="Yellow Cab Leasing" address="4137 Martindale Rd NE" phone="+1 330-491-4343" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url=""></listing>
==See==
[[Image:Canton_Ohio_Football_Hall_of_Fame.JPG|thumb|right|Pro Football Hall of Fame]]
* <listing name="Pro Football Hall of Fame" alt="" address="221 George Halas Dr. NW (Exit 107A (Fulton Road) of I-77)" directions="" phone="+1 330-456-8207" url="http://www.profootballhof.com" hours="Memorial Day - Labor Day, 9AM-8PM; Labor Day - Memorial Day 9AM-5PM; Closed Christmas" price="$2021/1617/14 15 (Adults/Seniors/Children 6-14)" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Worlds largest collection of pro-football memorabilia. Also features the Lamar Hunt Super Bowl Gallery and Super Bowl Theater.</listing>
* <listing name="Canton Classic Car Museum" alt="" address="104 6th St. SW (Market Ave. S at Sixth St. SW)" directions="" phone="+1 330-455-3603" url="http://www.cantonclassiccar.org" hours="Daily 10AM-5PM (except holidays)" price="$7.50/6/5/Free (Adults/Seniors/Children 6-18/Children under 6)" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Thousands of pieces of nostalgia, memorabilia, antiques, and period fashions. There are 45 antique and collectible autos, including a 1970 Plymouth Superbird, a 1937 Fully bullet proof Canton Police Car, and a hand carved 1937 Packard Hearse.</listing>
* <eat name="Napoli's Italian Eatery" address="221 Market Ave N" phone="+1 330-452-7456" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url="">Napoli's is one of Canton's best downtown restaurants. This Italian restaurant is known for their pizza and pasta dishes. Outdoor dining in the summer.</eat>
 
* <eat name="The Stables Hall of Fame Grille" address="2317 13th St NW" phone="+1 330-452-1230" email="" fax="" hours="Dining M-Th 11AM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM; Bar M-Sa until 2AM" price="" url="">The Stables is located close to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The main attraction of the restaurant isn't its food, but rather its football themed decor. Dinners $15-20.</eat>
* <eat name="The Desert Inn" address="204 12th St NW" phone="+1 330-456-1766" email="[email protected]" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.desertinn.biz">Order a meal "family style" where everyone orders their own meat and shares salad, rice, potatoes and bread. Belly dancers on Fridays.</eat>
* <drink name="Harmon's Pub" alt="" address="2329 Tuscarawas St W" directions="" phone="+1 330-453-2144" email="" fax="" url="http://www.harmonspub.com" hours="M-Sa 11AM-2:30AM" price="">Open . This Irish pub is a local favorite. Harmon's is known for their Irish Fries, potatoes sliced chip-thin, deep fried, and coated with a special seasoning. Harmon's motto, "Good luck, good cheer, good friends!" really describes the atmosphere.</drink>
 *<drink name="Tozzi's Restaurant of Magnolia" alt="" address="144 North Main St. Magnolia" directions="Magnolia is a short drive south of Canton." phone="+1 330 866-9878" url="" hours="Tuesday-Sunday Evenings" price="$10-35" lat="" long="">Tozzi's Restaurant of Magnolia. Est.1914 Offering steaks, seafood, chicken and pasta. Join family and friends in the heart of Magnolia.BEST STEAKHOUSE IN STARK COUNTY 2008 Awarded by The Stark County Cattlemen's Association. Original tin ceilings, fresh roses and white table cloths make Tozzi's classic atmosphere. Full bar and attentive service. Please call for reservations. Cash only. </drink> *<drink name="George's Lounge" alt="" address="229 Cleveland Ave. N.W." directions="two blocks right off of Tuscarawas" phone="330-452-0029" url="" hours="Tues 2pm-6pm Thurs 4pm-2:30 am, Fri 6pm-2:30am, Sat 6pm-2:30am" price="$2-5" lat="" long="">A locally owned bar since 1959, now under new management. MC/Visa accepted.</drink>*<drink name="Lorentz's Diner" alt="" address="3711 Middlebranch ave NE " directions="" phone="330-454-6280" url="" hours="M-F 6-2,Sa 7-2,Su 8-2" price="under $8" lat="" long="">breakfast and lunch. casual.</drink> 
==Sleep==
*<sleep name="Picciano's" alt="Picciano's Martini Lounge" address="410 Market Ave N." directions="1 1/2 Block South of the Palace" phone="+1 330 454-3800" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Picciano's A Unique cocktail lounge and gathering place for friends and family. Full bar specializing in fresh cocktails, offering finger foods Tues-Sat evenings. Lunch Fri only.Located on Market Ave and 4th St. North. No outside sign. </sleep>
 
===Budget===
*'''Days Inn Canton''', 3970 Convenience Circle, tel: +1 330 493-8883, (''fax: +1 330 493-7420, email: mailto:[email protected]''), [http://www.daysinn.com]. Free wireless internet. $35-55/night.
===Gym===
* '''Hall of Fame Fitness Center''', 2700 Roberts Ave, tel: +1 330 455-4348, [http://www.hoffitnesscenter.com]. Open M-F 6AM6:00AM-10PM10:00PM; Sa-Su 8AM8:00AM-5PM5:00PM. This fitness center offers exercise equipment, a track, and an indoor swimming pool, along with other fitness orientated activities. A free pass can be obtained from their website.  * '''Planet Fitness''', 4317 Whipple Ave NW, tel: +1 330-493-9855, [http://www.planetfitness.com/]. Open 24 hours M-F; Open 12:00AM Monday thru 9:00PM Friday; Sa-Su 7:00AM-7:00PM.
* '''YMCA''', 405 2nd Street NW, tel: +1 330 456-7141, [http://www.ymcastark.org/].
*'''Zoar Village State Memorial''' [http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/zoar/], 2.5 miles east of I-77 (exit 93) on State Route 212. It is between New Philadelphia and Canton in Tuscarawas County. Referred to as: The quaintest, most interesting and unique village, in this country. Zoar Village was founded by German religious dissenters called the "Society of Separatists of Zoar", in 1817 as a communal society.
"Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast" take one or two nights for a stay in the historic first school of Zoar. Step back in time circa 1836. Enjoy fireplace and Jacuzzi suites, full gourmet breakfast and explore Zoar Village. 216-927-3700 www.zoarschoolinn.com ←{{routebox| image1=I-77.png| imagesize1=22| directionl1=N| majorl1=[[Akron]]| minorl1=[[North Canton]] | directionr1=S| majorr1=[[Charleston (West Virginia)|Charleston]]| minorr1=[[Dover (Ohio)|Dover]] | image2=US-30.png| imagesize2=22| directionl2=W| majorl2=[[Mansfield (Ohio)|Mansfield]]| minorl2=[[Massillon]]| directionr2=E| majorr2=[[Pittsburgh]]| minorr2=[[East Canton]]}} {{isPartOf|Stark_County_Stark County (Ohio)}}
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[[User:CantonStarkCVB|CantonStarkCVB]] 22:15, 25 November 2009 (EST)
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