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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Akron

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Witness the splendor of early 20th-century America at Stan Hywet Hall & 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 & Gardens on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Akron vacation planner.
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  • Great for kids well designed Christmas light attraction. Also has farmers markets in season. No entry fee. Tours of seiberling mansion cost money but are a must see.  more »
  • Stan Hywet is one of America's beautiful castles. I love that it gives you a real sense of what it was like to live here.  more »
  • Stan Hywet (pronounced Hyoo-wit) is a true gem that offers a surprising amount of variety. The house is beautiful and definitely worth visiting. It's filled with original furniture, and posters and to...  more »