Rubber City Roam: The Locks and Landmarks of Downtown Akron

5 (4 ratings)
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Come and explore Akron, Ohio, once known as Rubber City, a place of history and Midwest culture in the very heart of the state. 

As you navigate the downtown streets, parks and local landmarks you will be presented with a series of challenges. Your answers to these puzzles will unveil the path to the next destination. 

We invite you to make the most of this immersive experience, allowing you to deepen your connection with the city and its story.
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.
  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • Route open 24/7 but better during daylight hours
  • Comfortable shoes are highly recommended!

Places you will visit


It will take you

59-89 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Some of the highlights of your adventure will include the towpath and locks of the old Ohio and Erie Canal, iconic statues, famous local buildings, as well as reminders of the industry and innovation that played pivotal roles in shaping Akron's legacy.*The route has been adjusted to account for the temporary closure of Lock 3 Park.

Game route

Starting point Akron Civic Theatre
182 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308, USA
Finish point Lock 2 Park
Downtown,, Akron, OH 44308, USA
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Get the app and you're all set

Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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Ratings and Reviews


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20 Oct 2023
Fun way to explore downtown Akron!


17 Oct 2023

Mike K

13 Oct 2023

Jennifer Rogers Kuse

13 Oct 2023
great game! I saw some areas of akron I've never seen before. clues were challenging but not to hard.

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


Mike K
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Jennifer Rogers Kuse
3430 XP