Things to do in Hocking Hills: Eat, Eat, and Eat

With so many things to do in Hocking Hills, who has time for Meal preparation during vacation? When staying in the Chalets in Hocking Hills, you’ll be close to many of the best restaurants in Hocking Hills. Whether you’re thinking of lively pubs, casual eateries, or upscale dining, we have suggestions that will please everyone. […]

The Unusual History of Old Man’s Cave

The popular cave in Hocking Hills has a pretty curious name, the Old Man’s Cave. The story of how this cave got its name is very intriguing one and will definitely be a treat for all curious visitors. The name hints at a rock shelter where Richard Rowe once lived. He was a hermit in […]

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 […]

Ziplining in Hocking Hills

In the mood for some extreme adventure? With its abundant trees and gorgeous scenery, Hocking Hills has become the Midwest’s premier ziplining destination. Here are four top spots where you can soar through the treetops or, if you’re brave, over one of the area’s natural gorges. Hocking Hills Canopy Tours Established in 2007, Hocking Hills […]

Top Things to Do in Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Hocking Hills State Park features more than 2300 acres of natural rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and lush vegetation. Whether you are taking a family outing, indulging in a romantic weekend getaway, or just looking for some solace in nature, this park is the perfect place to spend some time. Here are the top 10 things […]

4 Places to Zip Line in Hocking Hills

Feel like taking a ride in the sky? Hocking Hills offers plenty of options for adventure seekers to soar tree to tree with their zip lining tours. Get a whole new perspective as you take in the scenery from up above at one of these four zip lining tours: Soaring Cliffs: As the name describes, […]

5 Places to Hike in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills has no shortage of places to hike, and with its vast amount of scenery there’s plenty of landscapes to explore. From caves, to waterfalls, to cliffs, we’ve assembled a list of all that Hocking Hills has to offer for your next hiking adventure. Rock House: This tunnel like passage way is located midway […]

How to Plan a Hiking Trip to Clear Creek Metro Park

Some people think that Clear Creek Metro Park is just like any other city park with a few benches, trails and pools. This is not true of Ohioan parks especially those located in Hocking Valley. The valley is located in Allegheny Plateau, which is a nature’s wonder. The park is spread over an area of […]

Conkle’s Hollow – The Hocking Hills Landmark

Conkle’s Hollow is the most prominent landmark in Hocking Hills. It is visible from miles away given its apex location. Conkle’s Hollow is a gorge that rises 200 feet above the ground and has a maximum width of 100 feet. The façade of the gorge is shaped by erosion and looks like an abstract sculpture. […]

Old Man’s Cave

Here is another guest post from a visitor that stayed with us at Old Man’s Cave Chalets in May 2012. We decided to feature this one because the Bates Family come from Las Vegas, Nevada and their take on our green and pleasant land is quite unique. “Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills is so […]