Want to Get Away? Weekend Trips from Columbus Ohio

The city of Columbus, Ohio has a lot going for it. Ohio’s biggest city has a great cultural scene, tons of history and lot of professional opportunities. However, every now and then it’s necessary to get out of the city and recharge your energy and spirit. The Hocking Hills region is the ideal destination for weekend trips from Columbus Ohio for those looking to get away from it all. The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls has the perfect accommodations and location for memorable weekend trips from Columbus Ohio.

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During your time at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, one of the best ways to recenter yourself is to take a hike on one of the many trails in Hocking Hills State Park. This vast and beautiful park has six major hiking areas for visitors to enjoy: Ash Cave, Cedar Falls, Old Man’s Cave, Conkle’s Hollow, Rockhouse, and Cantwell Cliffs. No matter your hiking ability, you’ll find a trail that will suit your needs. And regardless of which trail you trek, you’ll get to take in some of Ohio’s most unique and lovely scenery with black hand sandstone rock formations, gorges, waterfalls, and hemlock forests along the pathways.


If you’d rather row than hike, then a great activity that will get you out into the great outdoors is canoeing. The Hocking River is great for canoe trips due to its calm waters and serene surroundings. The Hocking Hills Canoe Livery offers several tours of varying lengths, so you can choose how long you want to spend out on the water. Trips can last between one and half hours and three hours. Kayak and raft trips are also available.


Another way to enjoy the picturesque setting of the Hocking Hills is to see it by horseback. Hocking Hills horseback riding trips are guided by experienced professionals who know the best parts of the landscape to show you and can assist riders of all levels. If you’re an animal lover then this is the best way to soak in the unique atmosphere of our area.


And if you’re more interested in kicking back than working up a sweat, come by our Spa for one of our special treatments. Our extensive list of treatments include body scrubs, wraps, reflexology and a variety of massages. You can book massages as part of a package or as individual treatments. Because being pampered is the ultimate form of relaxation during your time away from home.


Interior view of a Cottage.One of the best parts of any getaway is getting to try the cuisine in the area. Guests enjoying weekend trips from Columbus don’t have to sacrifice fine dining just because they leave the city. The restaurant at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, Kindred Spirits, offers the best casual fine dining experience in the Hocking Hills. When you’re planning to take advantage of all the Hocking Hills has to offer during weekend trips from Columbus Ohio, make sure to book your stay at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls. Our accommodations are perfect for relaxing getaways. Book today and experience the best of the Hocking Hills. We’ll see you soon!

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