As the spring season finally rolls through Hocking Hills, you may be planning for your next vacation getaway to the area. The spring season is a great time to visit as the weather finally warms up and you can beat the summer crowds before they flock to Hocking Hills during the busier time of the year. One great time to visit Hocking Hills is around Mother’s Day in Ohio, where you can show your wife or mother an incredible vacation getaway. There are plenty of exciting things to do in Hocking Hills, Ohio to celebrate Mother’s Day. Take a look at some of what you can find:
Day at the Spa
There is nothing better than feeling rejuvenated and relaxed, especially when you are on vacation. Hocking Hills has a variety of spas for you to pick and choose from to help the celebrated mother feel brand new. Natural Remedies Massage offers a variety of natural services including their Himalayan salt cave, massages, aromatherapy, and float therapy. If you are hiking Hocking Hills State Park, make sure to stop by Ash Cave Day Spa afterward for a quick massage. Hocking Hills also features a variety of traveling massage therapists that can come to your vacation rental in case you do not feel like heading out. So many options to choose from!
Visit Hocking Hills Winery
Take your celebrated mother out for an afternoon filled with tasty wine and appetizers when you visit Hocking Hills Winery. This family-owned and operated business was founded in 2013 and continues to be a popular attraction for the area. The high-quality wine is made at the winery and features blends that use unique grapes grown in the region. You can order the wines by the glass or try a tasting flight so sample a little bit of everything. Don’t forget to grab a bottle or two for your time back at your vacation rental. The food menu has plenty of small plates to share including charcuterie boards and gourmet snacks. Hocking Hills Winery is a family-oriented location so bring the whole family when you stop by to visit!
Explore Hocking Hills State Park
If your mother loves the outdoors, she will have a blast getting the chance to explore Hocking Hills State Park. This is our massive state park that features over 70 acres of beautiful, forested terrain. You will find seven different hiking trails that will take you through some incredible scenery. These trails will take you past flowing streams, cascading waterfalls, sandstone cliffs and natural bridges, recessed caverns, and the potential for local wildlife. Mother’s Day is a great time to see Hocking Hills State Park, as the weather has warmed up, allowing for some comfortable hiking, and the streams are flowing at their fullest. Visitors explore each area such as Ash Cave or Cantwell Cliffs on their own. Most trails are rated easy or moderate with little elevation change, meaning most can enjoy them. We recommend visiting Hocking Hills State Park in the morning to avoid any bigger groups who visit later in the day. Come see our biggest attraction this Mother’s Day!
Treat Mom to Dinner
You can also take your mother out for Mother’s Day dinner at one of the many restaurants in town. For a nice meal, you simply cannot beat Rhapsody here in Hocking Hills! This restaurant offers a fine dining experience on a wallet-friendly price. Chefs partner with the local culinary institute to find the best talent in the industry. Each menu item focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients that create these dishes that are made to order. Each dinner time will be paired with live piano music inside the restaurant that will really set the mood. Make sure to take a look at the wine list for a celebratory bottle for you and mom!
Take a Scenic Tour
Seeing Hocking Hills from the ground is always great but there are other ways your mother can see Hocking Hills too. Take her to Hocking Valley Scenic Railway for a three-hour scenic train ride through the region. They offer dinner rides for a fine dining experience while you are moving through the valley. Another great scenic tour is with Hocking Hills Scenic Air Tours. You will get to see the natural beauty of Hocking Valley and Hocking Hills. Booking a private charter plane is always exciting and will make you see the area in a different lens!
More Fun Things to Do in Hocking Hills, Ohio
You will find the best stay in town whenever you book one of our vacation properties in time for Mother’s Day in Ohio. Our vacation homes and lodges are the finest properties in the area and are sure to keep you comfortable during your stay. Book your favorite property today and treat your mother to a great time in Hocking Hills!