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Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be Hallmark cards and over-priced roses Photo by @stefffgeorge via InstagramYou could never leave the cabin during your Hocking Hills getaway and still have The. Most. Romantic. Weekend. Ever. Picture this: A warm fire, snowflakes lazily drifting to the ground outside, two mugs of piping hot coffee, two sticky buns, and a blanket big ...

Photo by @miscjamielynn   A little preparation goes a long way Whether you’re preparing for a romantic getaway by a fire or a serious adventure hiking the snow-covered trails that lace the county, winter is the season of choice in Hocking County for many seasoned travelers. The Hills, really the foot of the Appalachian mountain range, wear the colors of every season well, b ...

Photo by Instagram user @amarita77Whether it’s the glittering fringes of frozen waterfalls that adorn the cliffs and rock walls or cozying up next to a fireplace with your guy or gal and a cup of hot chocolate, the Hocking Hills are one of the state’s most popular destinations for a romantic winter getaway. Because the area is associated so closely with outdoor act ...

Your natural inclination, like many, is probably to hibernate during those long, dark and frigid months we call winter. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Hocking Hills is a great destination for winter activities like hikes.Few things can be as clarifying and energizing as a walk in the woods where the crunch beneath your feet is from snow and not leaves. When your ...

The 200-year-old town, nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, has a lot to celebratePhoto courtesy of @youngohiopreservationistsWhen Logan, Ohio, was first established, James Monroe had been elected but had yet to take office. He was the nation’s fifth president. Logan has been around for a while. While Logan was established by early Ohio governor, Thomas ...

Photo by Instagram user @hammahmorganWhy you should abandon rock-stacking in Hocking HillsThe expression isn’t, Take only pictures, leave only footprints — and cairns. Leave no trace doesn’t just refer to litter. It also means leaving the environment around you as undisturbed as possible. Sure, it might amuse you to stack those rocks and make your own cairns ...

Suggesting a hike in the Hocking Hills winter might seem like a crazy idea to your less-adventurous friends, but we beg to differ. But you, like many Hocking Hills hiking enthusiasts, enjoy the head-clearing, crisp, cool air, and the peaceful and serene trails. You know that snow and ice add a gorgeous display of brightness against the bare-branched trees and that frozen waterf ...

Naturally, our instincts during the winter months tell us to hunker down and hide out until the first thaw of spring — or just complain day in and day out about the weather.Planning fun activities during these months can stave off those winter blues. You might think Hocking Hills shuts down for the winter given the frigid Ohio temperatures, but we’ve got news for yo ...

There are so many great reasons to visit Hocking Hills in the winter (frozen waterfalls, anyone?), but one of the greatest draws this time of year are deals on cabins and lodging.In the winter, your choice of abode is even more important than in the warmer months. You may be planning this trip, in fact, for the sole purpose of a night away from home in a cozy cabin in the snowy ...

Look, we get it — your kids really, really want a PlayStation 4, your spouse wants an Apple Watch, your mom wants a kindle, and OK, yes, you wouldn’t mind a mini iPad.But let’s face it. The gift that keeps on giving is an experience. And an experience in Hocking Hills? It will be the best gift your family gets this year. We’ve rounded up some fun family ...