If you're looking for a meeting place or a good stop around ½ or halfway between Akron and Boardman, you can try Palmyra, OH, which is about half an hour east of Akron, or about half an hour west of Boardman.
About ¼ or a fourth of the way, you can stop at Brimfield, OH. This is about 13 minutes east of Akron.
About ⅓ or a third of the way, you can stop at Rootstown, OH. This is about 18 minutes east of Akron.
About ⅔ or two thirds of the way, you can stop at North Jackson, OH. This is almost an hour east of Akron, or about half an hour northwest of Boardman.
About ¾ or three fourths of the way, you can stop at Austintown, OH. This is almost an hour east of Akron, or about 15 minutes northwest of Boardman.
If you drive straight through without stopping at all, the total distance is 54 miles. The distances shown above don't include local roads to get into each town, so if you're planning a long road trip, make sure you factor in traffic and road conditions, rest stop breaks, and interesting detours along the way. If you're in a rush, you can do the trip with zero stops, and your total travel time would be around 59 minutes.