There are plenty of fun traditions that define the Halloween holiday. While some focus on the costume parties, others are all about trick-or-treating. No matter how you spend your spooky day, there’s no reason not to increase the fun. This year, consider taking your traditions on the road and enjoying Halloween in Ohio. This scenic destination comes with plenty of options for outdoor exploration as well as opportunities to learn about legends that are sure to thrill! The following are just a few of the many stops to add to your Halloween itinerary this year.
Explore the Stories and Sights at Old Man’s Cave
Located off of State Route 664, Old Man’s Cave is not only a popular Hocking Hills stop, but an ideal destination during the Halloween holiday thanks to the stories that make up its rich past. Accessible by a family-friendly trail, Old Man’s Cave earned its name from Richard Rowe who lived and died in the cave as a hermit in the 18th century. Before Rowe, brothers Pat and Nathanial Rayon called the cave home and both are buried in the area. Come and experience the beauty of this hidden away cave while thrilling at the legends that surround this mysterious area too!
Enjoy Time on Rose Lake
Whether you explore in costume or stick to standard attire, a visit to Rose Lake is worth your time when you’re enjoying a Hocking Hills Halloween getaway. While there’s sure to be a chill in the air, there’s nothing stopping you from heading out on the water in a kayak or canoe and making the most of the colorful scenery. This destination is well-suited as a follow up to a trip to Old Man’s Cave as it is far away along the same trail and works as a midpoint marker between Old Man’s Cave and Cedar Falls.
Visti the John Glenn Astronomy Park
Halloween is a fun holiday that tends to revolve around mysterious moments and nothing is quite as mysterious as the cosmos. Add a touch of galactic influence into your Hocking Hills Halloween trip by heading to John Glenn Astronomy Park with your telescope. Taking time to learn more about what lies beyond in the universe is sure to be a highlight of your stay. The park is located off of OH-664 near Logan.
Enjoy the Getaway
Whether you’re visiting for Halloween in Ohio or headed this way any time of year, the team at Buffalo Cabins and Lodges can help book you into just the right cabin rental for your stay. Contact us today to learn more and to start planning.