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Alliance (Ohio)

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Tourist office
==Get in==
 ===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> ===By car=== * US 62 begins in [[El Paso]], [[Texas]] and ends in [[Niagara Falls]](New York)|Niagara Falls, [[New York]]. US 62 runs East and West through Southern Alliance. US 62 intersects I-77 near [[Canton (Ohio)|Canton]].
* State Route 173 begins North of [[Louisville (Ohio)|Louisville]] and ends in [[Salem (Ohio)|Salem]]. SR 173 intersects and becomes US 62 in Southwestern Alliance.
* State Route 183 begins in East Sparta and ends near Edinburg. SR 183 runs North and South through downtown Alliance.
* State Route 619 begins in [[Barberton]] and ends in Northern Alliance. SR 619 intersects I-77 in [[Green (Ohio)|Green]].
 
===By plane===
 
* '''Akron-Canton Regional Airport''', ''CAK''. Located on the north end of Stark County about a 30 minute drive from Alliance.
 
* '''Cleveland Hopkins International Airport''', ''CLE''. A hub for Continental Airlines, the Cleveland Airport, combined with an approximately 90 minute drive is a convenient means to visit Alliance.
 
===By train===
 
* '''Amtrak''', ''ALC'', 820 East Main Street.
==Get around==
 The best way to travel in Alliance is by driving yourself. The cab companies in [[Canton (Ohio)|Canton]] will probably take you back to Alliance, but trying to find a cab to pick you up is pretty much impossible. Expect to pay at least $50 for a taxi ride. Or, take a SARTA bus (Route 139) from Alliance to Canton for $1.15. * '''Stark County Regional Transit Authority (SARTA)''', tel: ''+1'' 330-45447-6132SARTA (330-477-2782), [http://www.sartaonline.com/]. $1.15 Regular fare/.50/Free Reduced fare (Adults/Seniors, Disabled, Students 6-18)/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. The Alliance route is available on SARTA's buses run 365 days per year. On Holidays, buses run the Sunday schedule. Check website [for details: http://www.sartaonline.com/127.htm]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==
 * <see name="Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve" alt="" address="11929 Beech St. NE" directions="" phone="+1 330-862-3920" url="http://www.bcbgarden.org" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></see>[[Image:Glamorgan Castle2.jpg|thumb|250px|Glamorgan Castle]] * <see name="Glamorgan Castle" alt="" address="200 Glamorgan Street" directions="" phone="''+1'' 330-821-2100" emailurl="" faxhttp://alliance.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=53771&sessionid="63e60a61d134151eb1e5fa8932c203e7" hours="Tours M-F: 2PMFriday at 1p.m. &amp; 2p.m." price="A $3/1 (Adults/Children under 12)5.00 per person donation is requested." lat="" long="" email="" urlfax="http://www">[5].aviatorsGroup tours of 10 or more can be arranged on weekdays by calling the number above.stark.k12.oh.us/History.html"> Castle built as a home between 1904 1901 and 19091905. It is currently owned by Alliance City Schools and houses their administrative offices. Also check out the "Echo Chamber, but tours are still available" about 15 yards in front of the castle by the semi-circular steps. If you stand in the center and speak towards the castle your voice will mysteriously echo. </see>
* '''Haines House Underground Railroad Museum''', 186 West Market St., Alliance, tel: ''+1'' 330-829-4668, [http://www.haineshouse.org/]. Open the first weekend of the month: Sa 10AM-12PM; Su 1PM-3PM. The Haines House was a former stop on the Underground Railroad.
 
* <see name="Mable Hartzell Historical Home" address="840 North Park Street" phone="+1 330-823-4115" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url="">Victorian style home built in 1867.</see>
==Do==
* '''Caddy Shack''', 12175 State St NE, tel: ''+1'' 330-821-6656. Has a mini-golf course, go-carts, and batting cages.
 
* <do name="Canton Air Sports" address="14008 Union Ave NE" phone="+1 330-823-0370 or 1-800-772-4174" email="[email protected]" fax="+1 330-823-0372" hours="" price="" url="">Skydiving all year.</do>
* '''Firehouse Theater''', 450 E Market St, tel: ''+1'' 330-821-5678, (''email: mailto:[email protected]''), [http://www.carnationcityplayers.org/]. Non-profit theater that holds shows about two weekends a month. $10/8 (Adults/Children under 18).
* '''Greater Alliance Carnation Festival ''' [http://www.carnationfestival.com]- The festival includes 10 days of more than 25-30 events from Fireworks to a Rib-Burnoff and Ice Cream Socials for Nursing Homes. Visit the website to learn all about the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival in Alliance, Ohio. 
* '''Silver Park''', 2930 S. Union Ave, [http://www.cityofalliance.com/parks/]. This 53 acre park has tennis courts, basketball courts, ballfields, a walking path, great sled riding hills, and a fishing pond.
* '''Reggie's Place''', 251 Hester Avenue, tel: ''+1'' 330-821-4090.
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==Sleep==
* '''Comfort Inn''', 2500 W State St, tel: ''+1'' 330-821-5555, [http://www.choicehotelscomfortinn.com/ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=OH082]. Comfort Inn is attached to Carnation Mall.
* '''Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites''', 2341 West State St, tel: ''+1'' 888-400-9714.
* '''Super 8 ''', 2330 W. State St, tel: ''+1'' 330-821-5688.
 
* <sleep name="The Zang House Bed & Breakfast" address="1350 South Sawburg" phone="+1 330-823-9750" email="" fax="" checkin="" checkout="" price="$100-150" url="http://www.zanghouse.com"></sleep>
==Get out==
* [[Hartville]]. Located about 15 minutes to the west, Hartville offers two flea markets, antique stores and a handful of restaurants.
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