15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Ohio

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED May 30, 2018
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Away from the populated tourist destinations, Ohio offers you a more private and relaxing romantic weekend complimented with nature. The American Midwest might not be very famous for ‘romance’, the only reason being it has not been recognised yet. But once you visit it, you won’t ever want to come back from calmness and comfort it provides. Here’s a list of top romantic getaways in Ohio waiting for you to be explored.

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1. Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls

The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers to be the ideal couples’ getaway destination, because of its nearness to the stunning Hocking Hills State Park.

The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers incredible hiking opportunities around Ash Cave and Old Man’s Cave, allowing you to hide away in nature.

At night, snuggle up to your love by the fireplace in your cottage or experience the relaxation with an aromatherapy Jacuzzi bath in your suite.

2. The Mohicans Tree houses

Originally crafted for a Discovery Channel Show “Treehouse Masters”, after the show, the owners decided to convert these extra-ordinary accommodations into commercial lodging. There are only three treehouses with each representing its own theme. If you ever wanted to try out your adventurous skills and still be in the modern comfort, the Mohicans Treehouses is your solution.

Enjoy going on long nature trails and explore the wilderness where you can find various species of trees and animals.

3. German Village Guest House

Nested in Columbus’ German Village neighbourhood, experience the Midwest’s culture in the guest house which also offers an authentic and home-style experience.

Forget the stress of everyday life as you walk into the 19th century, through the cobbled streets of the village checking out the brick homes and small shops where the vehicles being your legs.

You can taste the owner’s home-baked banana bread, coffee cake, muffins, and granola in the guest house which makes you fall in love with the place.

4. Lafayette Hotel in Marietta

Preserving its history with Victorian décor and themed rooms, the Lafayette Hotel in Mariette takes you back in time. Originally built in 1918, the hotel blends the rustic architecture with modern amenities.

You can explore the old riverboat town of Marietta, in the day and then enjoy a romantic dinner at the Gun Room Restaurant.

Apart from world-class dining, the Gun Room features steering arms, a telegraph, pilot wheels, and steamboat instruments.

5. The Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard

This Tuscan-inspired getaway was once a vineyard ran by an Italian family located in the heard of the Midwest. It is the perfect destination for couples who love wine.

Enjoy Italian breakfast every morning and catch a glimpse of the green around the place in the morning.

Enjoy some pampering at the Spa, and you can get to practise yoga to enjoy inner peace. You can also go on wine tours and Beer and wine tasting.

6. Ravenwood Castle

Come live like a king with your queen, in this medieval-style inn that resembles the English castles from the 12th and 13th centuries.

This romantic getaway spoils you with different options like castle rooms, cabins, cottages or the gypsy wagons.

Enjoy and rule on your kingdom while your chefs prepare the inn’s old-fashioned, delicious and healthy home-cooked meals.

7. Hide Away Country Inn

As the name suggests, Hide Away Inn lets you hide away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday life. Rated as one of the best romantic locations in the world, this place is the romantic fantasy for couples. Hide Away features a different theme in every room.

You can dine in the restaurant tasting delicious cuisines, try energizing cocktails and array of drinks in the pub.

You can also let the hotel pamper you with their luxurious spa treatment. At night you can treat yourself with whirlpools, fireplaces, and modern amenities which guarantee comfort and passionate intimacy.

8. Glenlaurel

This Scottish country inn makes you feel home away from home- A perfect getaway for the whiskey enthusiasts.

Your mornings begin with a gourmet breakfast. Lunch and dinner are served each with 6 and 7-course meals.

You can enjoy the aimless walks through the trails and waterfall soaking in the nature that the inn owns.

9. Georgian Manor Inn B&B

Built in 1906, this august mansion features historic elegance and lush gardens. Feel the aristocratic vibe as you enjoy the luxurious in the Georgian Manor Inn.

You can shop in the speciality shops, antique stores and enjoy fine dining in the famous restaurants, nearby.

The inn offers adventurous like biking, fishing and horseback riding.

The most popular tourist spot nearby is the Marblehead Lighthouse.

10. Tarragon at the Inn at Honey Run

Away from the crowds, the Tarragon offers romantic getaways to couples who want to escape the normal world and enjoy their alone time together. Featuring complete modern furnishings and amenities like the fireplaces, Jacuzzis and floor-to-ceiling windows, this quiet inn makes you experience the serenity like never before.

Fire up your love with the warmth of your private fireplace or dip in the outdoor hot tub with your sweetheart in these cottages, separated from the other guests.

11. Maumee Bay State Park Lodge

Making privacy of their guest top priority, Maumee Bay is an ideal place for the couple looking to spend some alone time in peace as they offer their private balcony and hot tubs.

You can visit the local wineries close by, taking wine trails. You can also take a romantic stroll along the waterfront.

Nearby places of interest include the Toledo Zoo and the Toledo Museum of Art.

12. The Yurts at Nomad Ridge at the Wilds

Experience the unique lodging experience of the Yurts at Nomad Ridge which offers nomadic-style huts. It is the ultimate romantic getaway for the adventurous couple. Blending huts with modern amenities, the Yurts make you feel in harmony with the nature around you. 

Enjoy the safari park and take sites of rhinos and giraffes from a distance.

You can also sit by the bonfire and enjoy the calmness of the wild.

13. The Lakehouse Inn & Winery

Taking winery into new heights, the Lakehouse pampers you with full-time spa and their farm-to-table cuisines.

Drown in your romance along with the local beers and sweet and salty snacks.

Immerse in the beautiful view of the lake while sipping whiskey.

14. Whispering Pines B & B

Whether it is a kid or adult, everybody loves a treat. As you enter the Whispering Pines, loads of chocolate chip cookies, tea and coffee wait for you to re-energize you.

Once in your suite, you can enjoy in our whirlpool tub, get warmed up along with your love by the electric fireplace or sip whiskey sitting on your private balcony along with their impeccable views.

To spoil you further, when you need a massage, the masseuse comes to you in your room.

15. Salt Fork Lodge

If you are craving for calmness and nature, Salt Fork lodge comes to your rescue. Nested along the gorgeous Salt Fork Lake, this quaint lodge takes away your stress and fills you up with serenity. You can enjoy horseback riding, and various campfires dotted throughout the property.

Or soak in the lake to consume its still beauty during the summer seasons.

To take your romance a notch higher, upgrade to the private lodge away from families and enjoy the hot tubs and fireplaces with your sweetheart.

Explore the less known with your loved one while enjoying the serenity and immense in nature, that Ohio has to offer you.

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SWATHI RAMASWAMY SWATHI RAMASWAMY

Happy-go-lucky gourmand met boho femme met snoozy miss, proud of her playlist and closet; very particular about her chai, sleep and movies. Seasonal writer, voracious reader and placid traveler. Ok, that's it! can't think of any more adjectives. Read more of my blogs to know little bit about me.

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