Vacation Cabins in Ohio
Some places are known for their accommodations. When you go to Vail, you stay in a ski lodge; when you go to New Orleans, you stay in a B&B with an upper-story veranda; and when you go to Hocking Hills, Ohio, you stay in a cabin—this is the only way to get a real sense of the place. Whether you are looking for a romantic cabin for two or a lodge that can house the whole family, pets included, a Hocking Hills cabin is the ideal place to plan your next vacation or getaway. Here are what we consider the 10 best cabin rentals in southeast Ohio.
This cabin’s rustic exterior gives belies the sophisticated interior. With its cherry-colored walls and floors, vaulted ceilings, and exposed brick fireplace, this log home feels more like an upscale ski lodge than an intimate cabin in the woods. Be sure to time your travels so you can watch the sunset over the surrounding hills.
Here is a simple three-step recipe for romance: 1) Grab a nice bottle of wine, 2) Visit the Logan Farmers Market to stock up on local meats, cheese, and produce, and 3) Head to Couples Paradise II for the weekend. This cabin has everything you need for a lovers’ weekend—a gourmet kitchen, a custom-built shower for two, and a private hot-tub on a covered deck. Best of all, if you stay two nights you get a free massage.
The Hemlock cabin sleeps six, so you could go with family or friends, but then you would have to flip a coin to decide who gets the indoor Jacuzzi. The other top feature of this cabin is the dining area, which is next to a large window so you can look out and feel the warmth of the sun on your skin while you enjoy your breakfast.
Two words: game room. What better way to spend a snowy evening than playing foosball and air hockey in your own personal game room—no quarters required. This two-story bungalow sleeps 10, so it is perfect for guys’ weekends, girls’ weekends, family weekends, or even just a grudge-match weekend of couples’ gaming.
Finding the perfect place for a family getaway or reunion can be challenging—it needs to sleep a bunch of people, be close to ample activities for kids of all ages, and be within everyone’s budget. That is exactly what you’ll find at Fireside Lodge. This large home sleeps 16 and has all of the comforts of home (including a washer and dryer). The property features a seasonal swimming pool and a rec room with billiards and arcade games, so there is plenty of entertainment for the kids. It is also close to Old Man’s Cave State Park and the area’s other top attractions.
Sometimes you and your partner just need a room of your own. Hideout is a secluded wood home built just for two. This cabin is full of places to snuggle up and enjoy time together—around the outdoor fire pit, in the private hot tub, or on the couch watching a movie.
Picture a warm summer evening on the porch or a cozy winter night watching the snow fall outside. Pine Cone is a loft bungalow with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in the sun and give you an awesome perspective of the surrounding woods. You could go ziplining or visit the nearby tourist attractions, or you could just curl up with a book and enjoy a lazy afternoon.
Pack up the kids and the dog and head out to South Bloomingville for the weekend. You can hike, sled, or ice skate at Lake Logan State Park, and then spend some quality time with the family at Timber Ridge. This cabin is in a secluded, wooded location on a hilltop, so in the winter you may feel like one of the area’s original settlers, while springtime brings foliage and wildlife. It’s a great place for families to take some time out of their busy lives to relax and reconnect.
In terms of outdoor activities, Evergreen has it all: it is situated near a forest for taking long walks, a year-round stream, and a large yard for playing badminton or volleyball, or making a snowman! With the ability to sleep seven comfortably, this cabin is ideal for multiple generations of families traveling together.
This cabin is all about privacy. Nestled on the edge of a forest, Romance in the Ravine is the kind of place you would expect to find a reclusive writer working on his next masterpiece. For couples, it is your own private paradise where you can leave the world behind and focus on what matters: each other. The cabin features two screened-in porches and a private hot tub, so whether you are on your own or with your sweetie, there are plenty of places to escape from it all.