Why Hocking Hills Ohio in the Summer

Hocking Hills is so special in the summer, a wonderful time for taking advantage of the outdoors. Although Hocking Hills is famous for our incredible hiking trails and extraordinary rock formations, there’s so much more to add to your Hocking Hills vacation travel adventure. 

There are a broad range of activities to enjoy in Hocking Hills. We are within a few hours driving distance from many of the major cities. So, if you want a planned vacation or even a spur of the moment adventure, Hocking Hills is a must see. 

Nature Lovers Paradise 

Hocking Hills is a nature lovers paradise. There are spectacular rock formations that have developed over millions of years that make for magical and picturesque moments. Miles and miles of hiking trails that await you for the novice and more experienced hikers. There are cascading waterfalls that take your breath away in the summer, these sandstone cliffs and these cool little hidden nooks for you to find and explore. Every time I go, I see something new I didn’t experience before. So many facets to these hikes, it is truly remarkable. 

For Those Who Love the Water

There are these very calming and beautiful lakes to enjoy. There is no shortage of water activities from kayaking to renting paddle boats to having a nice stroll and picnic by the water. You get the best of both worlds with nature and a chance to relax along the water. 

Hobbit Inspired Lodging and Moroccan Adobes 

For those of you looking for a unique lodging experience, check out Nature Mystique Retreat’s hobbit inspired and Moroccan adobe accommodations. Is it your dream to stay in a hobbit home? Or perhaps travel to an exotic destination that is on your wish list. 

Our Magical Earth Retreat offers plenty to do onsite. We sit on 11 acres of natural beauty. You get to immerse yourself in nature while soaking in your very own one of a kind cedar wood fire burning Hot Tub. It adds a new element to your glamping adventure where you have the chance to start your wood burning stove and heat up your own hot tub. Guest have told us it’s quite meditative. There are these really cool rock formations that came locally from the Hocking Hills area. 

There’s star gazing at night while sitting by the fire pit enjoying a nice glass of wine or roasting marshmallows. There’s a charming local winery to pick up a nice bottle of wine for the evening. You have the chance to grill outside if you’d like or relax on one of our incredibly comfortable hammocks. We have a sauna pod onsite by reservations for a reasonable promotional fee for our guests, great for relaxing after a day of hiking. 

More Fun 

There’s horseback riding or rock climbing if you are feeling adventurous. For those of us who prefer to keep our feet on the ground, there’s plenty to do. If you want to experience something truly different, John Glenn Astronomy Park gives you a glimpse of the stars, planets and moon. On a clear night, it is captivating. 

Whatever you decide to do in Hocking Hills Ohio, enjoy this wonderful adventure. It is an experience you will not forget. 

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