Each year our country celebrates one of the most renowned and important figures of modern history, Martin Luther King Jr. The celebration is held each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, where the country remembers the important work he contributed to solidarity for all. If you are planning on traveling during this holiday, we highly suggest a trip to Hocking Hills and a stay in our family vacation rentals in Ohio. Martin Luther King Jr. Day takes place in January, where winter is still going strong here in Hocking Hills. While you may not find many holiday events taking place in the area, you will find there is plenty to see and do here in January. Take a look at how you can plan an exciting weekend trip in our family vacation rentals in Ohio.
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Hike the Hocking Hills State Park
When it comes to the biggest draws of Hocking Hills, it does not get any better than Hocking Hills State Park. This expansive park features several different areas and trails that you can explore. Hocking Hills does receive quite a bite of snowfall during the winter which may scare off unsuspecting visitors from attempting a hike. However, if you dress for the occasion, you will find exploring the Hocking Hills State Park in the winter to be a magical experience. Where you would typically find a flowing stream or waterfall will now be frozen solid. The ice formations themselves are a true beauty to see in person. You can stick to the easier trails found off Conkles Hollow and Ash Cave if you are worried about slipping since they offer paved trails.
Go Cross Country Skiing
You can also take advantage of the snow cover by going cross-country skiing in the area. This is a great way to explore the surrounding community. All you need is to rent some gear or schedule a tour with a local provider. This is a great activity to do with family or schedule with a loved one for a romantic outing. You will love seeing Hocking Hills from a whole new perspective.
Dine at Lake Hope Lodge and Go Sledding
Near Hocking Hills, you will find Lake Hope, a wonderful local lake that is a draw during the warmer months of the year. While relaxing by a lake is much chillier in the winter you can take advantage of the nearby hills and go sledding. Ride down these shallow hills for a fun all ages experience. Whenever you work up an appetite Lake Hope Lodge is just around the corner. This relaxed eatery offers a variety of entrees including wood fire pizzas and much more. The sunset views from the patio deck are simply stunning.
Warm Up at the Breweries and Wineries
You can find your favorite adult beverage here in Hocking Hills perfect for an evening drink. Brewery 33 is our local brewery that features a large selection of craft beers including IPAs, stouts, ales, lagers, and more. The tap list is always changing with the season. Hocking Hills also features various different wineries that forage local grapes for unique wines. Try out a tasting flight from a local vineyard such as Le Petit Chevalier Vineyards or RockSide Winery. Hocking Hills Moonshine has your favorite spirits including moonshine, a Midwest favorite. Grab a bottle to go to enjoy at your vacation rental from any of these beverage providers.
Our Family Vacation Rental in Ohio
Having the perfect vacation rental for your January stay in Hocking Hills will make your vacation one you will never forget. Our selection of unique lodges and cabins simply cannot be beat. Our family vacation rentals in Ohio are privately owned homes with each one being a unique property. We offer cozy cabins that are perfect for families looking to vacation to the area. We also feature huge luxurious lodges that are perfect for corporate retreats and large families or reunions. Regardless of what type of rental you choose you will find that each one will come supplied for a comfortable stay. This includes open floor plans with spacious rooms. Gourmet kitchens come supplied with full-size appliances, cooking ware, and plenty of countertop space. Bedrooms are fitted with flat-screen TVs and fine linens. Multiple bathrooms allow for everyone to get ready for their day at the same time. Our more luxurious properties take it a step further with soaking tubs, game rooms, theatre rooms, hot tubs, giant patio decks, and much more. As you can see, a stay in one of our MLK Jr. Day rentals will make your January getaway be as incredible as ever.
Hocking Hills Is Waiting
As you can see, there are quite a few ways you can enjoy your stay with us over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Reserve one of our exclusive rentals for the best experience in town.