Set high in Ohio, Canton is a sports-crazed city known for its long legacy of National Football League players. It's also brimming with history, with the chance to visit the William McKinley Tomb, explore the MAPS Air Museum or tee off at historic golf courses.
Things to do
Sports enthusiasts should visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It celebrates the achievements of National Football League players and is the ultimate destination for NFL fans. Inside you'll find interactive exhibits, football memorabilia and the legendary Super Bowl theatre.
Topped by a soaring dome, the William McKinley Tomb is the final resting place of the beloved 25th President of the United States. For an in-depth look at his legacy, head to the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. In addition to chronicling the president's life, it also houses a family-friendly planetarium.
Aviation fans can visit the MAPS Air Museum. It's located at Akron-Canton Regional Airport and houses a host of war artefacts, including fighter jets, bombers and attack aircraft.
Surrounded by more than 20 public golf courses, Canton is known as “Ohio’s Golf Capital". The historic Clearview Golf Course dates back to the 1940s, while the scenic Pleasant View Golf Club treats players to 18 beautifully designed holes. If you're not a fan of golf, you can always enjoy a tour of the wineries, breweries and distilleries that dot the Canton countryside. Inspired by the vineyards of Tuscany, Gervasi Vineyard is a local favourite.
Downtown Canton is easy to get around on foot. You can also take advantage of local buses and the city's eco-friendly bike share program. Rental cars are a fast and flexible way to explore Canton and the greater Stark County region.
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