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Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron
(4.9/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Witness the splendor of early 20th-century America at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, the country's sixth-largest historical home open to the public. The landscaped estate and its buildings, including the vast manor house, were built for F.A. Seiberling, founder of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. The estate now encompasses 28 ha (70 acres) with eight historical gardens and five historical buildings, including the 65-room manor house. Various tours of the estate take you from the manicured grounds through the glamour of the manor. You'll see its indoor swimming pool and music room with an organ, as well as the servants' quarters and utility rooms. Many different tours are available; you can find details and buy tickets online. Put Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Akron vacation planner.
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  • Been here during summer and at Christmas. The place is beautiful. It has been kept in its original decor. Looks like the family just left. Tours are great and very interesting. Guides share great stor...  more »
  • The holiday decorations are worthy of a visit to this historic house. Period furnishings from the 1920s are quaint and the finishes and architecture richly done. The Christmas lights at night are magi...  more »
  • We took the Nooks & Crannies tour which took us through all the working quarters of the house that visitors usually don't see. But be warned there are many old staircases to climb! The home was built ...  more »