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Cleveland to Zoar

Three-Day Cycling trip: Cleveland to Zoar

This trip can be completed in reverse.

Day 1:

Morning: Ride from Cleveland to Akron. Start at Settler’s Landing and ride to Akron – Cascade Lofts

Lunch Options:

Station Bridge Trailhead:

Dante’s Countyline Saloon, 13007 Chippewa Road Brecksville, Oh 44141

Cross over the river along the pedestrian bridge (you are heading in a westerly direction), walk/ride slightly to the left (around the train station) and on to Riverview Road. Make a right, walk/ride up a short steep hill (heading north) and when you get to Chippewa Road, you will see the Dante's County Line Saloon. This is an ideal place to get a bite to eat and have a refreshing drink. Saloon opens at noon. (Mondays it is closed for lunch.) 

Peninsula:

Fisher’s Cafe and Pub Cafe or Winking Lizard. Both open at 11 a.m.

(My preference would be Dante’s Countyline Saloon, only because it might be something new and they have amazing burgers and fries!)

Evening:

Arrive at Mustill Store Trailhead. Cross the road and enter the Cascade Lofts. You will be given a key access code to the loft. Your luggage will be waiting for you, if you select cartage.

Dinner and Evening Festivities:

Clearly there are many options for dinner. Suggestions for dinner take into account the fading light in October and the proximity to the Lofts.

Luigi’s Restaurant is a 6- minute walk; Dante Boccuzzi Akron is in the same area. Blu Jazz Club and The Uncorked Wine Bar are both half a mile away - a 10 minute walk. Their menu mainly consists of small plates but the food is good! Here is the featured musician for October 2016.

Day 2:

Morning: Ride from Akron to Canal Fulton.

Have breakfast and vacate loft by 10:30 AM. Breakfast supplies will be in the kitchen. Ride From Akron to Canal Fulton.

Lunch options close to the Barberton trailhead. You need to come off the trail and head immediately to the left (i.e., heading west) over the bridge and into Barberton.

Lunch:

If you would like to try the famous Barberton Chicken, visit White House Chicken: 180 Wooster Road Barberton, Oh 44203 Open 11 AM.

Another option is Parassons, a local Italian chain serving pizza, pasta and subs. 234 Wooster Road North, Barberton, OH 44203. It opens at 11 AM.

Evening:

Fulton House on Pleasant Hill
Very few places are open on Sunday evening.
Canal Grille (Important – it closes at 7 PM)
2223 Locust St S, Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Carla’s Pizza (closes at 10pm) 813 Cherry Street, Canal Fulton, OH

Day 3:

Morning: Ride from Canal Fulton to Zoar.

Lunch: You will exit the Towpath to go into Navarre for lunch.

When you get to Wooster Street NW, leave the towpath and turn left (heading east) on Wooster Street NW. You will then make a left on N. Main Street. At that point you can decide between Kremeland or The Main Street Deli.

Kremeland 514 N. Main Street, Navarre OH 44662 or Main Street Deli 531 N. Main St. N, Navarre Ohio 44662

After you have finished lunch and are back on the Towpath, head to Zoar (there will be a slight portion on a public road just before Bolivar). When you reach Zoar, make your way to the Fire House Grill and Pub, 162 Main St, Zoar, OH 44697 for a refreshing drink.

Three day cost: $445 Make a booking.

Includes:

A. Accommodation in Akron and Canal Fulton incl. breakfast for two people sharing,

B. Cartage on all 3 days, and

C. Maps/apps

Optional: Transportation to starting point in Akron with bikes, and pickup in Zoar - Cost: $100

Cycling Cleveland to Zoar in Three-Days

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Dining Options

Winking Lizard
Fisher Café and Pub
Kremeland
Canal Grille
Carla’s Pizza
Dante’s Countyline Saloon
Luigi’s Restaurant
Dante Boccuzzi Akron
Blu Jazz Club
The Uncorked Wine Bar
White House Chicken

Shopping

A wonderful selection of shops can be found at: Explore Peninsula