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With its deep caves, rugged gorges, and expansive state parks, Hocking Hills is a challenging and exciting destination for geocaching in Ohio. Home to over 300 caches, visitors can find all sorts of treasures like coins, small toys, ornamental buttons, books, and more hidden throughout the area. Ideal for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, it’s… Read more »

Established in 2007, Rockside Winery & Vineyards in Lancaster, Ohio, will make you feel like you’ve been transported from the hills of the midwest to the rolling vineyards of Wine Country. The winery’s 17 sprawling acres are managed by Robin and Valerie Coolidge, who are also the owners of Wyandotte Winery in Columbus, Ohio. It… Read more »

Built in 1948, the Skyview Drive-In in Lancaster, Ohio, is one of less than 400 drive-ins left in the United States. The theater is owned and operated by Walt Effinger, an employee for over 30 years who continues to maintain the facility and meet the high standards of customers from far and wide. Located on Main Street on… Read more »

From exciting car shows to unique music festivals, there are so many wonderful Hocking Hills events to attend in the coming months. If you’re not sure which one to visit first, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best things to do in the Hills this spring, and they’re all just… Read more »

Starting in Lancaster, Ohio, and flowing southeast, the Hocking River is rich in history and is ideal for outdoor recreation. Before the first settlers came to the Hocking Hills, three Native American Tribes lived in the area and used the river to catch animals like turtles, fish, and clams that were a vital food supply…. Read more »

Home to countless museums, renowned National Parks, and even the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the beautiful state of Ohio truly has something for everyone. In particular, the picturesque region of Hocking Hills is an ideal destination for weekend getaways in Ohio and is just a short drive from many of the state’s most… Read more »

When the weather heats up here in Hocking Hills, there are even more opportunities for fun. At first, it’s the ability to spend more time outdoors and explore our amazing local trails. Our trails come alive again after a long winter with the most gorgeous wildflowers. At the same time, the waterfalls start flowing again… Read more »

Known as the moonshine capital of the world, the Hocking Hills of Ohio has been a hub for this famous beverage since the Prohibition years. Back in the 1920’s and 30’s, illegal distillers thrived in New Straitsville, where dense forests and thick smoke from coal mines shielded the stills. Now regarded as an American craft, the… Read more »

Home to over 118 breweries and tasting rooms, Ohio is a haven for craft beer lovers and offers some of the best brews in the country. Here, guests can learn all about the beer-making process and may have the chance to meet the brewers and try fresh brews straight from the source. Visitors can download… Read more »

Known for its many antique shops, retail outlets, and clothing stores, the picturesque town of Logan, Ohio, is a shoppers paradise. Whether you’re a collector, bargain hunter, or are looking for a souvenir from your trip, the Midwest Glassware Outlet is an ideal destination for finding one-of-a-kind pieces that will bring a little bit of… Read more »