Cuyahoga Valley Tours

 Cuyahoga Valley National Park & Area

   The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is the gem between Akron and Cleveland. Though a short distance from these urban environments Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away. The Cuyahoga the "crooked river" as named by American Indians, rolls through forests, rolling hills, and farmlands. The park is a refuge for flora and fauna, gives a sense of times past.
    Bob Macak an outdoor enthusiast enjoys spreading his knowledge of the CVNP by offering tours of the park.  Throughout his 53 years he has gained a unique perspective of the Park and its treasures.  


Kendall Lake in October*

Bob offers a 3 hour, 4 hour, and 8 hour tour. Here are some of the highlights:

Beaver Pond*

The Beaver Marsh (weather permitting), where you might see beavers, snapping turtles, Wood Ducks, Great Blue Herons, and a variety of other animals.


The Great Blue Heron Nesting Sight.  Great Blue Herons were not known to nest in the park before the 1980s. The Herons now have hundreds of nests perched high above the river and in Spring and Summer nests are filled with squawking, awkward young.

Historical Peninsula which retains much of its nineteenth century charm with historic architecture, interesting shops, and restaurants. A Stop at  Main Depot for the Cuyahoga Rail Road and a view of  Erie Canal Locks. 

Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath and Lock*


Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath*

The Historic Town of Boston including parts of infamous “Hell Town” .


Stan Hywet Hall*

Beautiful Brandywine Falls It is one of the highlights of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the most impressive waterfall in the Lake Erie Watershed.

Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, Ohio is a National Historic Landmark. The 65-room Tudor-style mansion was built in 1912 by Goodyear Rubber Company founder, F.A. Seiberling and his wife Gertrude. Today, the gracious mansion and elaborate gardens are open to the public.

Brandywine Falls*

An overview of Hale Farm and Village an outdoor living history museum featuring life and crafts from the mid-1800s. It includes farm animals, pastures, and historic houses with historical interpreters dressed in period costume. 

Virginia Kendall Ledges*

Virginia Kendall Ledges is a Unique Rock up Lifting with a great Vista. It is fun to explore the rocky terrain and the Ice Box Cave.

Everett Road Covered Bridge*

Everett Road Covered Bridge is a replacement of the
original covered bridge that was destroyed in a Flood.
It is the only covered Bridge in Summit County.
Ice Box Cave*

It is recommended that you bring a lunch for the 4 hour tour or a quick stop can be made.

The eight hour tour includes stops at both Stan Hywet and Hale farm, plus Lunch.

Bob gives insight to the CVNP’s History and its uniqueness and charm.  You will learn more about the CVNP during your time with Bob that you would in a life time without him.

Personalized local tours are available upon requests.  Please call 2-3 days in advance.

  The cost will vary per venue and length of time.  


 *All Photos by Tom Jones

 Cuyahoga Valley Enterprises, LLC
879 Moe Drive Unit 23 - Akron, Ohio 44310
Daytime: 330-633-7775


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