Dear Friends,

CedarFalls-Seasons-Spring-a-05Spring in with the roar of the lion with waterfalls at their fullest followed by early, delicate wildflowers like the fur of a baby lamb. It’s amazing that kid’s spring breaks are already beginning. Plan your family time away with your children. Lots of moms bring their daughters to enjoy time for just the two of them.

Benjamin, (Ellen and Terry’s son), will be home the first full week of March from NC State. Ben and Terry are installing a new bathroom shower with tile as well as new tile floor at TreeHouse. Also, they will extend the bar in the Spirits Tavern. Makes more room for our guests to enjoy an early drink before dinner or a soothing after dinner drink. In early March, we are installing new carpet at the spa and the bedroom at the Dogwood cabin.

Spring brings the restaurant out in full force. Chef Anthony has a delectable lunch and dinner menu. Also, effective March 11 we begin serving  lunch 7 days.

Discounts galore for you! Check out the specials. You will discover 25% off on March 10, 20 and April 15. And, a whopping 30% off on April 1, and that’s no April Fool’s joke!

The Inn staff continues to look for new ways for us to enhance our GreenInn projects. The committee is spearheaded by spa director Randy Wellman and includes Nicole, Mary, Erica, Kellie and Terry. The Inn is excited to announce its FreeCycle Inn program. Freecycling is when a person passes on, for free, an unwanted item to another person who needs that item. From silverware to mobile homes, people worldwide are choosing to freecycle rather than discard. The practice frees up space in landfills and cuts down on the need to manufacture new goods. Thousands of groups dedicated to connecting people who want to give away something to people with a need are forming worldwide and the Inn is excited to be involved. A variety of items including tired, sinks, and couch have already been exchanged to a good home. Maybe you should start one in your workplace!

house frontSome of you may remember that Ellen and Terry purchased an 1100 sq ft cottage at Buckeye Lake. Originally, the plan was to use it as a retreat on weekends. However, with all the renovations and liking the idea of sizing down and decluttering (not to mention the view of the lake), they have decided to move to the lake full time. They will commute to the inn as it’s only an hour’s drive. So, they are putting their family home up for sale. They will list it with a realtor mid-March if no one is interested prior to that time. Ideally located only 3 miles from 33 on 664 South (yet secluded from view of the road), it is a cedar sided home nestled on 11 acres. It has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, two car garage, workshop and pole building. Contact Terry at for more details.

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Turkeys in the Yard

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Coming soon to the Hocking Hills. Check this out! Hocking Hills Adventure Trek Theatre. This is an outdoor stage that will be having live performances on Saturday nights at 7:00pm from Memorial Day until Labor Day. Guests hike from the back of the welcome center on 664 to the venue. The company also schedules an array of “hikes for pay”. A wonderful opportunity to learn first-hand from experts about the area whether as an individual, family or a group.

Lots of exciting events coming up during early spring. Here are just a few to whet your appetite.

*Easter Brunch-March 31

*Spirits Dinner-April 5

*Red Cross Blood Drive-15% off lodging if you donate-April 6

*Shoot the Hills Annual Photography Competition-April 19-21

*Mother’s Day Brunch-May 12

CedarFalls-Cottage-Honeysuckle-04 [Desktop Resolution]Win a FREE Night in the Cottage of Your Choice.  All you have to do is forward our email newsletter to friends or family members. We will select a winner at random from everyone that forwards our newsletter and announce the winner in the next newsletter. We will send one lucky winner a certificate for a one FREE night Sunday-Thursday stay. It will be subject to availability.

We look forward to you seeing you this spring.


Ellen and Terry