Summer

Get the best stargazing tips from  John Glenn Astronomy Park Director in Hocking Hills, Brad Hoehne.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we found out what the men had to say about getting married in the hills.Now that they’re living #HockingHappilyEverAfter with their gorgeous brides, these five guys were more than happy to share all the lovely (and sappy) details, right down to how they met their Valentine and the love of their life, and the day they finally said, "I do."If these l ...

Who doesn’t love a vacation?All you need is a tank full of gas, your best friend and the open road.Well, and time off approved by the boss. Dad and three sons on a clear night looking thru a telescope in Hocking Hllls. Image by Nashville Photographer, Dieter Spears, Owner of Inhaus Creative.But even with designated vacation time, more than half of Americans left a total o ...

Hiatus. Escape. Freedom. The great outdoors.Sounds good right about now, doesn’t it?But it isn’t that easy, right? There’s bills to pay. Friends and family depending on you. Not to mention your job.But what if someone told you there’s a way to incorporate that dream of peace, silence and rejuvenation into your life?This isn’t some ploy to sell a Ho ...

Four couples share the story of how their relationship’s journey brought them to Hocking Hills on their big dayEveryone has their own idea of a fairytale wedding location. For some, it could be an old church with floor to ceiling stained glass windows. Others, a barefoot affair on a white sand beach far away. But for some, saying “I do” near cascading waterfal ...

During your stay in the Hocking Hills don’t miss a chance to stock up the fridge and picnic basket while also supporting our local farmers and artisans.For most visitors to the Hocking Hills staying in a private cabin is as much a part of the experience as are the serene hikes, horseback riding, zip lining, canoeing or other outdoor adventures. And what does every cabin n ...

Plus directions to get these often hard-to-find trails Talk of hiking in Hocking Hills usually begins with Old Man’s Cave, the region’s most iconic destination. But if you’re looking to break away from the crowds and into wilderness largely untouched by man and mostly silent save the sound of chirping birds, whirring crickets and croaking toads, head to the State Nature Preser ...

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 ...

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 ...

Just because the kids have gone back to school does not mean your chance for a summer getaway is gone. If summer flew by and you forgot to take a vacation you have a second chance for one in beautiful Hocking Hills.Second Summer is a great time to enjoy all Hocking Hills has to offer. Warm days and cool nights make for a relaxing getaway. With plenty to keep you entertained, yo ...