A Scenic Way to Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day

Whether you’ve been dating for 2 months or married for 40 years, you’ll want to do something unique and fun for that special someone once Valentine’s rolls around.  What is more romantic than getting some alone time in a cozy cabin away from the hustle and bustle of life? Escape into the serenity of nature, […]

Ghosts of Hocking Hills Part 1

  Ghosts of Hocking Hills – Part 1   In autumn, Hocking Hills is known for its picturesque landscapes and an array of colors in which to “ooh and ahh” at…. But there are other things in these hills that may cause an entirely different tone to emanate from your voice.   Having grown up […]

Hocking Hills Winter Hike 2014

Hocking Hills 49th Annual Winter Hike Date: January 18th, 2014 The annual winter hike is a 6-mile walk from Old Man’s Cave to Ash Cave in the Hocking Hills. The hike has continuous starts from 9am-11am. Midway through the hike at Cedar Falls, Hot Bean soup is served for a donation. When you reach Ash […]

Take a Trip to Conkle’s Hollow

No trip to Hocking Hills is complete without a visit to Conkle’s Hollow State Nature Preserve to admire the breathtaking vistas. Towering sandstone cliffs and cascading waterfalls reach almost 200 feet above a gorge that at times is only 100 feet wide. Conkle’s Hollow is named after W.J. Conkle, a man about which practically nothing […]

Ultimate Guide to Family Vacations in Ohio

Just a few years ago, the phrase “family vacation” evoked visions of endless road trips with everybody wondering if we’re there yet, or of parents, kids, and the family dog huddled in a small tent during a downpour. But family vacations have evolved considerably. Today families traveling together have many more choices of where to […]

Weekend Getaways in Ohio

The Hocking Hills region in southeast Ohio is a favorite destination of locals and tourists alike. Located an easy one hour from Columbus and 2 ½ hours from Cincinnati, Hocking Hills has stunning landscapes and activities for all seasons, guaranteed to please both serious adventurers and those looking for a little R&R. Here are some […]

Pet Friendly Cabins

Hocking Hills Pet Friendly Cabins What is a family vacation without the family pet? We here at the Chalets love our four legged friends and know sometimes you just cannot leave them behind. We offer many pet-friendly cabins here in the Hocking Hills. In addition to the seven state parks, we have a large playground at […]

Types of Accommodation at Ash Cave

Ash Cave is one of those places that are on the priority list of hundreds of thousands of tourists. The recess cave – the largest in Ohio – is not located in a metropolitan area. Its remote location, however, has not deterred those who want to explore its iconic landscape and take a dip in […]

Dog Friendly Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills was named Top Dog-Friendly U.S. Vacation Region by the pet-loving website DogFriendly.com. That’s a significant boost for our area as all of us have made efforts to include man’s best friend in as much as possible in Hocking County. Many of our State Parks and forests allow dogs as long as they are […]