Summer Journey to Hocking Hills – Summer Activities in Ohio

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Hocking Hills has a way of captivating the minds and imaginations of travelers who arrive here to enjoy time far from the daily grind during the summer months. It’s difficult not to be swept away by the combination of colors, weather, amazing views, and endless opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature when summer is in full swing. Whether you’re traveling solo or coming this way with the whole family, Hocking Hills is packed with places to see and explore when your travel plans have you heading this way in the summer. Here are a few fun things to do in Ohio in summer you won’t want to miss!

Hike Buckeye Trail

It’s unlikely that your plans have you trekking the entirety of the infamous Buckeye Trail while you’re on vacation in Hocking Hills. This trail notoriously winds through the state of Ohio covering 1,444-miles of ground along the way. While the whole trip may be daunting, guests to Hocking Hills can enjoy a portion of the journey that connects them to Queer Creek, Old Man’s Cave and through Cedar Falls. If you continue on Buckeye Trail all the way to Ash Cave, you can expect to set aside 3-4 hours of your day to cover the necessary miles.

Hocking Hills State Park
19852 OH-664
Logan, OH 43138

Lake Logan State Park

Hiking in Hocking Hills is one of the most popular summer activities in Ohio amongst locals and visitors alike. When you’re ready to lace up and bundle up, head over to Lake Logan State Park and enjoy a maze of trails that will take you right into the heart of nature. If you’re one for fishing, the 400-acre lake this park hosts is the perfect place to try your look at the next catch of the day.

Lake Logan State Park
30443 Lake Logan Road
Logan, OH 43138

Enjoy the Most Fun Things to Do in Ohio in Summer

Make the most of every moment of your summer getaway to Hocking Hills by booking a comfortable, rustic and welcoming cabin with Buffalo Lodging Company. Enjoy time off the beaten path with access to amazing Hocking Hills dining, shopping and exploring options as well. Contact us today for more information on our many options, more summer activities in Ohio, and to start planning your trip!

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