Why the Hocking Hills Is One of the Best Weekend Trips from Columbus, Ohio

If the hustle and bustle of city life has you dreaming of a peaceful getaway, look no further than the Hocking Hills! Our town is just an hour away from the capital, so it’s easy to pack your bags and visit us on a whim. The Hocking Hills is filled with outdoor recreation, spas, five-star restaurants, and premier lodging options. Read on to learn more about why the Hocking Hills is one of the best weekend trips from Columbus, Ohio 

When you’re ready to start planning your weekend getaway, request our free Hocking Hills Vacation Guide. This planning tool is filled with local recommendations on things to do, where to stay, and more in the Hocking Hills area! 

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Your Guide to One of the Best Weekend Trips from Columbus, Ohio 

Travel to the Hocking Hills 

Columbus is one of the most convenient road trips to the Hocking Hills. It’s only 58 miles from Columbus to the Hocking Hillsso the drive takes approximately one hour. It’s the perfect option for those who don’t want to take time off from work to travel. Simply head home and get your bags after work, then head to the Hocking Hills for some well-deserved relaxation.  

Explore Hocking Hills State Park 

Hocking Hills State Park is the No. 1 attraction in our area. This Ohio state park encompasses 2,000 acres of scenic hiking trails, recess caves, waterfalls, and more. It’s a great place to take in all the natural beauty that this area has to offer. Before you visit, get a copy of our free Hocking Hills State Park Guide. Inside, you’ll find trail maps, fun facts, and more. This guide is delivered straight to your email, so you can browse it on your smartphone as you explore the park! 

Treat Yourself to a Spa Day 

If your everyday routine has left your mind and body in need of some TLC, plan a visit to our Hocking Hills Spa! From traditional massages to detoxifying services, there are many ways to relax and rejuvenate at the Spa at Cedar Falls. Our highly trained massage therapists will ensure you receive only the best care and leave you feeling much better than when you arrived. All spa guests are also treated to a free therapist consultation to ensure your service meets your needs! 

Taste Local Flavors at Kindred Spirits 

Enjoy a delicious meal at our on-site restaurant, Kindred Spirits, during your weekend trip from Columbus, Ohio. It was rated the No. 1 restaurant in Logan, Ohio, on Yelp! and provides a casual-fine dining experience you won’t soon forget. The seasonal menu features indulgent selections prepared with only the finest ingredients available. Whether you choose the bistro steak or grilled chicken salad, your taste buds are sure to be delighted. Be sure to make your reservations in advance! 

Stay at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls 

Interior view of Cabin.

Ready to plan one of the best weekend trips from Columbus, Ohio? Aside from destination, lodging is the most important factor in planning a weekend getaway. We welcome you to stay with us at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls! We offer several lodging options, including cabinsyurtscottagesgeodomes, and Hocking Hills lodges. Our property is surrounded on three sides by Hocking Hills State Park, so it’s easy to explore the area’s most popular attraction. We’re also home to the Spa at Cedar Falls and Kindred Spirits, so you don’t have to leave the property for a single thing during your stay!