Whether you want to play, stay, eat, drink or tour, Canton/Stark County offers plenty to explore! Urban or rural, low-key or lively, our area provides a diverse offering of tourist attractions, dining, arts, and entertainment for all ages and all types.
Highlights of what Canton offers
Canton/Stark County abounds with art galleries, museums, and theaters for arts enthusiasts to explore. From our growing Arts District in downtown Canton to world-class museums like the Canton Museum of Art, from funky and edgy to traditional and historical, you'll find it in our growing arts community.
Food & Drink
From a classic seafood restaurant steeped in turn-of-the-century history to a sleek and modern martini lounge, dining options abound for all palates and ages. Upscale steakhouses or super casual pub fare, craft-brewed beer or locally-made wine, we've got it all in Canton/Stark County.
Are you a presidential history buff? Or maybe you like classic cars? We have a rich history as the home of President William McKinley, the Ohio & Erie Canal, birthplace of the National Football League, and much more.
Canton/Stark County is home to stunning parks and recreational systems. Stark Parks alone offers 9,000 acres of land, 80+ miles of walking/biking trails, and 30 miles of equestrian trails. We’re also Ohio’s Golf Capital, with 20 public courses in Stark County alone. Whether you like to hike, bike, walk, or play, our amenities are sure to get you outdoors!
Football & Sports
We’re the birthplace of the NFL, the cradle of football, and the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. If you’re a football fan, we’re a football fan’s dream. Each summer, our community holds the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival – two weeks of non-stop football fun as we induct the newest class of Hall of Famers. Did you know we're also home to the Canton Charge, the Caveliers' development-league team? Tickets for these high-energy games start at less than $10.
If art galleries, live entertainment, independent restaurants, and theater productions - all in a very walkable downtown - sounds appealing, you'll love downtown Canton. It's brimming with chef-driven cuisine, bustling bars, indie retailers, plus public art on almost every corner!
Planning a trip to Canton?
Learn more about where to play, eat, drink and stay at VisitCanton.com.