Looking for a city filled with exciting activities for your next vacation? Well then, consider nonstop service from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Houston (IAH) aboard United Airlines. Whether you’re looking for an extended weekend getaway or a family-friendly destination, you’ll find Houston has something for everyone.
Looking to travel beyond Houston? No problem; explore a quick and convenient one-stop from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Cancun, Austin, New Orleans or San Jose Del Cabo.
- Space Center Houston
With 250,000 square feet, visitors can explore interactive spaceflight exhibits, learn about space artifacts, tour mission control, and visit the Starship Gallery education complex. Who knows, maybe you can even try one of the spacesuits. Space Center
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- Houston Museum of Natural Science
Want to focus on earth? Try the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Visitors will be surprised by the variety of subjects, ranging from paleontology (dinosaurs), a planetarium, butterfly center, and a gem vault filled with emeralds, rubies, and sapphires. It even has an interactive chemistry hall. Plus, there’s always a special exhibit in this nationally-acclaimed museum.
- Minute Maid Park
Baseball fan? Well then, here’s the perfect opportunity to watch Major League Baseball at Minute Maid Park. It’s one popular place to be once the season takes swing. The park even has a 19th century replica locomotive that tracks 800 feet when the Astros hit a homer. Not to mention world-class ballpark concessions.
- Houston Zoo & Houston Downtown Aquarium
Cheetahs, giraffes, otters and bats. There’s an animal for everyone at the Houston Zoo. Visitors are surrounded by 6,000 animals, an interactive kid’s zone, a hot weather play park water oasis, and a unique 4-D movie experience. It’s the second most visited zoo in the United States for good reason. Speaking of water and animals, the Downtown Aquarium is a sprawling spot for sea-life. Visitors can navigate the aquatic ecosystem, view the shark tank, interact with animals in the touch pool, and even grab a bite to eat at the six-acre dining and entertainment complex.
- The Galleria
Are you a picky shopper, looking for a deal, or searching for upscale brands? The Galleria’s got you covered with more than 400 stores spread across 2.4 million square feet. Shop a range of brands and stores, 70 of which are exclusive to Houston. With shopping comes dining. The Galleria has more than 60 dining options on-site and many more nearby.
Bonus Pick! Buffalo Bayou Park
Recreation enthusiasts rejoice. We didn’t forget you on this trip to Houston. You’d enjoy Houston’s Buffalo Bayou, a 52-mile waterway that serpentines from Houston’s River Oaks area all the way to Katy, Texas. It recently underwent a revitalization project ($58 million) to update the hiking and walking trails. You’ll find bike and boat rentals, recreation areas, dog parks, event venues, observation areas, food-trucks, and much more. Travelers and locals say the views of Houston’s skyline are amazing from different areas in the park.
About Akron-Canton Airport
What makes Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go? At CAK, we’re all about offering our customers a convenient, relaxing and enjoyable experience. Travelers enjoy our big airport amenities and small airport feel. We are proud to offer nonstop service to 11 destinations and one-stop access to the globe aboard exceptional airline partners. Keep up to date on all things CAK at akroncantonairport.com.
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