How to Experience the Best Christmas in Hocking Hills

Christmas gift and baubles on defocused lights backgroundDuring the holiday season, Hocking Hills, Ohio transforms from a beautiful fall foliage destination into a stunning winter wonderland. Guests of all ages travel to the area to take in the gorgeous scenery, enjoy the inviting warmth of the locals, and to spend time with friends and family. The kids will love romping in the snow, and you and your loved ones will enjoy relaxing by a crackling fireplace or getting your holiday shopping done. With so much to do and see, a visit to our area might become your new Christmas tradition!

Spend Christmas in Hocking Hills

Hang your stockings over a new fireplace this year when you stay at the Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls. Located in the heart of the Hocking Hills, our comfortable bed and breakfast has luxurious amenities that will wrap you in the magic of our area this holiday season. Here are some of our favorite things to do in Ho-Ho-Hocking Hills!

Spread Holiday Cheer

Join us this year on December 6th and 13th for our scrumptious cookie baking class! Consistently one of our most popular cooking classes, you’ll learn how to make (and eat!) five different cookie recipes, as selected by Innkeeper Ellen and Chef Anthony. The class includes instruction, recipes, lunch, and a take-home bag of fresh-baked holiday cookies. Yum!

Or, if you’re feeling crafty, enjoy a wreath making workshop on December 4th from 10 to 2 PM with our gardener, Kellie Hutchison. Kellie is a naturalist who will hunt and collect beautiful, natural dried flowers that can be used for your DIY holiday creation. You can even bring a special ribbon or item to personalize your wreath. It’s a wonderful souvenir to bring home from your Christmas in Hocking Hills!

Get Holly and Jolly Outdoors

On December 12th, be sure to check out Christmas in Ash Cave from 5 to 7 PM, where an experienced guide will lead you down a trail sparkling with festive lights to Ash Cave. Once there, you can listen to carolers sing classic Christmas songs, tell Santa about your wish list, and help decorate a Christmas tree for local wildlife. You’ll enjoy delicious refreshments and the warmth of an open fire while taking in the incredible view. Then, return to Kindred Spirits, the Inn’s restaurant, for a delectable dinner.

Spend Christmas in Hocking Hills like an Ohio native by taking a ride on the Santa Train in Nelsonville. For over 40 years, Santa has journeyed through the train of heated coaches and visits with each child, hearing their special gift requests before the Big Day. He’ll even give the kids a delicious candy treat. The train departs on December 20th at 2 PM, so don’t miss it!

The Gift of Relaxation

If you’re worried that St. Nick won’t find you in Ohio, don’t worry! Your first gift will be from us, and will include two relaxing, quiet evenings at the inn – without the overwhelming stress of hosting your family at home. When you stay with us on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th, you’ll receive 50% off your lodging accommodations and will have a fresh, gourmet breakfast the morning of December 26th. Spending Christmas in Hocking Hills is ideal for those who just want to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! For more ideas on how to plan your Hocking Hills holiday getaway, download our free vacation guide.