Ohio is home to the Hocking Hills, one of the premier places to enjoy the mountains no matter what time of year! Your first time visiting the Hocking Hills is all about seeing and doing as much as possible! We’re going to cover the top activities and experiences visitors must have to have the authentic Hocking Hills experience! Download our Vacation Guide and have access to a comprehensive list of restaurants, attractions, and more! We even have guides to the Hocking Hills State Park! No matter what you’re looking for in an escape, we’re going to make your trip to the Hocking Hills fabulous! Now, let’s get to it!
First Time Visiting the Hocking Hills
Enjoy a Winter Hike
Getting outside in the Hocking Hills in the winter is essential! One of the most popular activities is hiking! Our area has several trails that offer different experiences. Newbies to pros can all find something that is fun for them! During the winter, the trails are especially fun because they are blanketed in snow! Learn more about the local hikes, and hit the trails!
Sit back and Sip
Ready for a refreshing drink? Head to one of the local breweries! The breweries are a great way to mingle with locals and taste some of the most imaginative brews around. From traditional German brews to the newest trend, there are endless possibilities. Head over and see why the Hocking Hills is the perfect place to sit back and relax!
Another relaxing activity to enjoy is wildlife viewing. White-tailed deer, barred owls, ruffed grouse, and even bobcats all call this area home. Reconnect with nature and explore the many areas of the Hocking Hills. We even have tracking tips, so you’ll know exactly what to do. Remember to snap a few pictures t take away with you!
Bring Your Appetite!
Getting hungry? Our on-site restaurant, Kindred Spirits, is the ideal place to enjoy a delicious meal! Choose from refreshing starters and salads, and savory entrees. From fresh caviar to steaked cooked just right, there is something for everyone to try. Be sure to reserve your table ahead of time for an easy and delicious meal between your explorations!
Get the Spa Treatment
After enjoying a day of hiking and making some wildlife sightings, unwind at our spa! Whether you are looking for a deep tissue, hand, foot, hot stone, or our signature treatment, you will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated! After having the perfect spa day, enjoy the beauty of your surroundings at our inn!
The Hocking Hills has great accommodations to customize your experience! Hocking Hills Cabins, yurts, and geodomes are popular and provide a unique lodging experience. Winter is the perfect time to enjoy these accommodations. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and watch as the snow falls in our geodomes, or enjoy the warm fire in one of our cabins. Browse our complete collections of Hocking Hills lodgings and find the perfect one!