All Press Releases for March 11, 2010

Hills Offer Scenic Alternative To Crowded, Costly Beach Spring Break

With winter school closures leaving many families facing a shorter spring break this year, Ohio's scenic Hocking Hills region offers an inexpensive, close-to-home spring break option, without requiring costly, time-consuming air travel.



    LOGAN, OH, March 11, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With winter school closures leaving many families facing a shorter spring break this year, Ohio's scenic Hocking Hills region offers an inexpensive, close-to-home spring break option, without requiring costly, time-consuming air travel. Travelers of all ages will be entertained as well as inspired by the region's adventure, culinary and other unique offerings. Easily accessible from any city, Ohio's Hills are just an hour's drive from Columbus, OH.

Fun for Families: This beautiful region is home to many unforgettable, affordable activities, making it an ideal family Spring Break destination. Mom and dad get a break from staying in the same room as the kids with one of the region's fully-equipped cabins. Available for as few as one or two nights, most cabins feature a full kitchen where families can prepare quick and inexpensive meals. But the area offers plenty of family friendly restaurants as well, from casual cafes and old-fashioned diners to relaxed Mexican and BBQ restaurants. Kids and parents alike love the free and natural attractions offered in the area, including hiking hundreds of miles of trails or touring America's last remaining washboard factory. Families can also experience the Hocking Hills by horseback, kayak, canoe, canopy tour, ATV or the historic Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. Nelsonville's Rocky Boots factory outlet store offers great deals in three stories of outdoor gear, boots, cloths, home and fashion accessories, food and more.

Perfect for Couples: Getting away from the hustle and rush of the city, couples will enjoy a secluded and romantic spring escape in one of the region's many cozy cottages, historic B&Bs or charming inns. The area offers intimate two-person cabins, often decked with a relaxing hot tub. Couples can enjoy a candlelit dinner out or have a traveling chef deliver a gourmet meal right to their cabin. Romance is inspired during a peaceful stroll past picturesque waterfalls or a relaxing couple's massage at a spa or in their cabin. A romantic scenic air tour with dinner or a hot-air balloon ride for two is also available. New this season, a two-person canopy tour allows couples to enjoy breathtaking zip line scenery side by side.

Bonding for Friends: Groups of couples, guy or girlfriends will find an abundance of lodges and cabins that offer loads of deluxe amenities and plenty of room for up to 20 guests at a wildly affordable shared price. Many cabins feature a covered hot tub, private patio with grill and more. An inexpensive getaway, friends will enjoy a homemade meal in a fully-equipped kitchen and an evening of relaxing together surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. The region's many nearby attractions offer great bonding fun, including free hiking, adventurous zip lining, ATVs, rock climbing, rappelling and more.

Located 40 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio's Hocking Hills region offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences that make every day feel like Saturday, with plenty of Admission: FREE activities. The region boasts a wide variety of affordable lodging, from camping, cabins and cottages to hotels and inns. In addition to hiking trails, parks and forests, the Hocking Hills area offers unique gift and antique shops, canoeing, horseback riding, golf and more. Complete traveler information is available www.1800Hocking.com or 1-800-Hocking (800-462-5464).

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