In a Midwestern setting rich in forests and rural landscapes, Ohio offers plenty of romantic log cabin lodging for honeymooners, newlyweds or any couple looking for a romantic getaway. From the dense natural canopies of central Ohio's Hocking Hills to the urban nightlife, wineries and museums of Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton, travelers will find romantic hot spots within near reach of privacy and natural seclusion.
Big Rock Cabins
Located in the rural town of Beaver in the Appalachian foothills of southern Ohio, Big Rock Cabins offer romantic seclusion coupled with rustic appearances and modern amenities. According to BigRockCabins.com, exposed wood and natural timber accent ravine views through picture windows. Situated on 60 acres of private land, these cabins feature sleeping accommodations for two adults (with queen-size pillow-top beds), full-size hot tubs, private decks, gas fireplaces, full kitchens, picnic tables, outdoor fire rings, full bathrooms, DVD players stocked with movies, indoor-outdoor stereo systems with iPod jacks, air conditioning and stocked birdseed feeders to attract some outdoor company. Big Rock Cabins is within 45 minutes of the Ohio River, minutes from the Liberty Wildness Area and six miles from romantic horse-drawn carriage rides at the Union Stables. The Big Rock company describes these cabins as "perfectly suited for celebrating a honeymoon, wedding anniversary or romantic weekend getaway." Reserve online or by phone.
Big Rock Cabins 4348 Big Run Rd. Beaver, OH 45613 740-988-5120 bigrockcabins.com
Serenity Log Cabins
Serenity Log Cabins' website touts its Highland County location as "a romantic getaway for couples." Situated in south-central Ohio, green forests and bubbling streams play host to cabins such as the Country Charm Cabin and the Nature's Nook Cabin. These cabins--made especially for couples--feature hot tubs, 26" flat-screen televisions with DVD players, air conditioning, CD players, kitchenettes, full linens, porches and gas grills. Serenity Log Cabins is 45 minutes from Tecumseh Drama live theater, just over an hour from Dayton and Columbus, 40 minutes from Paint Creek State Park and within five minutes of Rocky Fork Lake State Park. Serenity Log Cabins accepts reservations online or by phone.
Serenity Log Cabins 4354 Sweeney Ln. Hillsboro, OH 45133 513-276-4292 serenitylogcabins.com
Ash Ridge Cabins
In the dense and picturesque forestry of Hocking Hills, central Ohio's Ash Ridge Cabins offers a selection of romantic lodgings, with such apt names as "Lovers' Loft Cabin," "Cuddle Bug Cottage" and "Sweet Heart Cabin." Surrounded by 18 wooded acres, the cabins feature such amenities as hot tubs, fireplaces, front and back porches, fire rings, full kitchens, air conditioning, televisions with DVD players and grills. Romantic touches like free hot chocolate and homemade cinnamon rolls accent the white pine lodgings. Ash Ridge cabins are within minutes of Hocking Hills attractions such as hiking at Old Man's Cave and Cedar Falls and local horseback riding and canoeing opportunities. Four miles away, the town of Laurelville offers dining and attractions such as the Laurelville Cider Company. Ash Ridge Cabins accepts reservations by phone or online.
Ash Ridge Cabins 17171 Sam Carr Rd. Laurelville, OH 43135 740-332-1015 ashridgecabins.com