714 N. Portage Path
Akron, OH, 44303
Grounds open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Closed Jan., Feb. and March. Winter Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., 1-4 p.m.; April 1-Jan. 4: Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Built by F.A. Seiberling in the early 20th century, this 65-room country estate sits on 70 acres and has beautiful gardens and a butterfly house. The once private home is now a National Historic Site and welcomes visitors on guided tours and to signature events throughout the year. Ohio Mart in the Fall and Dazzle at the holidays.
Two Canalway Quests are available to follow on the grounds and geocaching is another fun activity. A beautiful PlayGarden features musical fun and a child-sized replica of the home.
In 2015, Stan Hywet celebrates a milestone year ΓÇô its 100th anniversary. They'll feature a new anniversary tour in the Manor House, Bloom! in the gardens, Community Day in August with an estate-wide celebration, and so much more: