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The approach of summer in the Hocking Hills brings many things. Long, glorious hikes through the cooler hills, caves and caverns, outdoor activities we miss in the winter and last, but not least, summer festivals.Here are just a few festivals coming up in the Hocking Hills.Photo courtesy of Hobie Shaw 1.) New Straitsville Moonshine Festival When: May 26-30 There’s ...

May events present the perfect chance to explore the Hills by car or motorcycleSomething special happens when the thrill of the open road meets the natural beauty of the Hills. As one of Ohio’s best scenic drives, the winding hills make for spectacular drives, whether you’re just rolling down the windows on the family wagon or heading out on the back of a motorcycle ...

Capture all the things to do in Hocking Hills, and get all the likes Taking pictures of beautiful waterfalls and awe-inspiring caves has to rank among our favorite things to do in Hocking Hills. And though the annual photography competition Shoot the Hills is taking a break this year, it is coming back to celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2017. (Mark your calendars for May 5-7 ...

Five ways to give your mom a relaxing weekend getaway in OhioSome people come to Hocking Hills looking for outdoor thrills and excitement, and we’ve got that. But for many, retreating to Hocking Hills is a chance to relax and escape the hustle of everyday life. Whether Mom wants a simple weekend retreat or a relaxing Mother’s Day getaway in Ohio, here are five ...

Spring has sprung, try these five popular outdoor activities in the Hocking Hills. A relatively mild Ohio winter may have kept the cabin fever at bay, but now that spring is here to stay, the urge to spend as much time as possible in the great outdoors has hit with a vengeance.As you shake off the last memories of winter, here’s a primer on some of the great outdoor activities ...

Spring is in the air, and events around the Hocking Hills region are bursting forth like flowers. Here are just a few things to do in Hocking Hills in April. 1. Wine, BBQ and Music at RockSide Winery & Vineyards When: Friday, April 1When you think of barbecue, you probably think of washing it down with a beer, right? Well, what if we told you that delicious smoky goodness c ...

Why you should stay on marked trails while hiking in Hocking Hills If you’ve ever been hiking in Hocking Hills, you know: Beauty abounds everywhere. Around every crook in a creek and over every precipice of a hill is a call to explore, to discover, or to photograph. It is, in a sense, human nature. To boldly go … off-trail? Not so fast. We get it: The temptation to ...

Whether you’re looking for a cheap place to stay or space for a large group, there are Hocking Hills cabins for every need and desire. Hocking Hills cabins are, rightly, famous: fireplaces, fire pits, hot tubs, and access to the greatest hiking and sightseeing in the Midwest. However, not everyone knows just how many hospitality options there are in the area. A stay at Croo ...

Plus, three things to do in Hocking Hills during your first visit. While there is a dizzying array of things to see and do in the Hocking Hills, one simple trick can help you find exactly what you’re looking for on your first trip: Download the Hocking Hills Visitor's Guide. This handy publication, available both in print and online, can not only help you find the stories behi ...

Hocking Hills retreats promise adventure, adrenaline or stress alleviation Winter’s on its way out the door, again, and gratitude for the onset of better weather is never at a higher point. But Spring Break isn’t just for co-eds jetsetting on Mom and Dad’s dime. Everyone deserves some respite from the drudgery of the cold, gray months — and no one more than you. The Hocking Hi ...