Cuyahoga Falls is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio. Situated in Summit County, this is a suburb of Akron and Cleveland. The city of Cuyahoga Falls was named after the Cuyahoga River and the series of waterfalls that run along the city’s southern border. The Cuyahoga River flows into Lake Erie. The city of Cuyahoga Falls is bordered by Akron, and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Cuyahoga Falls economy is based on tourism, local government, healthcare, and manufacturing. Major employers with office space or other facilities in Cuyahoga Falls include GOJO Industries, Summa/Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, City of Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Falls School District, Alside, Inc. (Associated Materials Inc.), Giant Eagle, Baker McMillan, SGS Tool Co., Sheraton Suites, Woodridge Local School District, Americhem, and local manufacturer Technicote.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Cuyahoga Falls. One option is to visit the Riverfront Centre Mall at Falls River Square. The area offers antique shops, art galleries, hobby shops, and restaurants. You can take a summer season boat ride, walk along the river boardwalk, or enjoy the interactive water fountain and a winter ice-skating rink, depending on the season. Nearby the 20,339-acre (8,230 ha) Cuyahoga Valley National Park has the distinction of being the only national park in Ohio. Activities at the park include hiking or biking on a number of trails, including one that follows a former stretch of the Ohio and Erie Canal. There is spectacular scenery, such as waterfalls, rolling hills, caves, and more. Dining options in Cuyahoga Falls include Moe’s Restaurant, Piatto Novo, Subway, and El Meson Mexican. Chowder House Café is very popular for the lobster bisque that they serve along with a variety of seafood soups.
The nearest major airport is Akron-Canton Regional Airport. This airport has domestic flights from Akron, and is located 18 miles from the center of Cuyahoga Falls. Another major airport in the area is Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Cleveland, and is just 36 miles from the city center. The state of Ohio is home to 228 miles of U.S. Route 40 linking the area to many different states and cities