Why the Hocking Hills Is the Best Destination for an Ohio Staycation

Are you ready for a getaway? You don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to plan an epic trip. Home is the perfect destination for your next vacation! Whether you’re interested in a romantic getaway or a family-friendly vacation, you can plan any type of retreat with an Ohio staycation in the Hocking Hills. Our area is filled with outdoor adventure, 5-star dining options, quiet places to stay, and more. Read on for more information about planning a staycation in Ohio! 

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our free Hocking Hills Vacation GuideThis planning tool is filled with local recommendations on what to do, where to stay, and more in our area! 

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5 Tips for Planning an Ohio Staycation in the Hocking Hills 

1. Day Trip or Weekend Getaway 

The Hocking Hills region is conveniently located within driving distance of Ohio’s major cities. Our area is an easy day trip from Columbus and a great weekend getaway from Cincinnati, Toledo, Cleveland, and more!  

2. Explore Hocking Hills State Park 

There are so many things to do during your staycation in the Hocking Hills. Put Hocking Hills State Park at the top of your list of places to visit! This Ohio state park boasts 2,000 acres of natural beauty. Explore scenic hiking trails and discover waterfalls, recess caves, and more along the way! 

Request our free Hocking Hills State Park Guide before your visit. This online guide is delivered right to your email, so you can access park and trail maps, hidden gems, and more as you explore!  

3. Relax at the Spa at Cedar Falls 

Treat yourself to a relaxing service at the Spa at Cedar Falls after a day of hiking through Hocking Hills. Our on-site spa offers a variety of services including massages, body treatments, and facials. It’s the perfect way to ease your muscles and mind!  

4. Taste Local Flavors at Kindred Spirits 

You don’t have to travel far for excellent dining when you stay at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls. Kindred Spirits, our on-site restaurant, is a favorite dining option among locals and visitors alike!  

Overnight guests can also enjoy breakfast, dine-in or delivery, as well as a to-go brown bag lunch, which is a great option to take on a hike!  

5. Stay at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls 

Interior view of a geodome.

Make the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls your homestead for a staycation in Ohio. Our property is surrounded on three sides by Hocking Hills State Park, so it’s easy to explore the area’s most popular attractions! We offer several lodging options, including cabinsyurtscottagesgeodomes, and Hocking Hills lodges 

Check our availability to start planning your Ohio staycation!