The Hocking Hills area of Ohio has romance in the, with a variety of activities planned to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
The Southern Ohio Bikers 9th Annual Valentines Day Dance and ride will be held Saturday, February 10. The event is open to all motorcycle fans, and will be held at Stricker Grove. A dance will be held from8p.m. – 1 a.m. No participation fee is listed for this event. Additional information can be found at www.southernohiobikers.com
A sweethearts Hike will be in the Hocking Hills on February 9. The event will be held at Ash Cave, participants should meet in the parking lot area. The romantic walk will being at 7 p.m. Participants will gather around an outdoor fire and share refreshments at the end of the sunset stroll. No charge for this event listed for this event. Additional information available at www.thehockinghills.org
The Grouse Nest restaurant at the Hocking Hills resort will offer a seven-course dinner in an outdoor setting for Valentine’s Day. The rustic restaurant is located near Ash Cave State Park. Price varies depending upon food ordered, but is reasonable. Additional information can be found by logging onto www.thehockinghills.org or by calling 740-332-4501.
Special Valentine’s Day getaway packages are available at many cabins and lodges in the Hocking Hills area. A “Hearts and Hugs” package can be added to a cabin stay for $29. Heart shaped chocolates, and a spa basket is included in the package. Additional information is available at www.getaway-cabins.com Lodging prices vary depending upon cabin or lodge selected, but under the $200 range in most cases.
Hocking Hills Sweetheart Package is a special romantic set of goodies, included with a cabin stay for $59 per package. A stuffed bear holding silk roses, heart shaped box of chocolates, spa basket, and candles are included in the Valentine’s Day package. Additional information can be found at www.getaway-cabins.com
A Fireside Romance package is available in the Hocking Hills is multiple cabins, and provides a high measure of sweet Valentine’s Day tools. The package is $189 per couple and includes bottled water, a dozen roses, champagne or wine, shrimp appetizer, soup, beef or lobster entrée, and chocolate cheesecake. Additional information can be found at www.getaway-cabins.com or by calling 1-800-587-0659.
The Inn at Cedar Falls is offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner, with a stay at the Inn. Prices vary depending on the type of accommodations and dinner desired. Spa services, cottages, and rustic cabins are all available for specific fees. A special entitled, “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” includes two nights in a room, cheese and fruit basket, five course dinner, and breakfast for both mornings. The cost of the packaged is $285. Additional information can be found at www.innatcedarfalls.com
The Hampton Inn in Athens, is offering a special Valentine’s Day package with a romantic room stay. Lodgers will receive one pay-per-view movie, box of chocolates, flowers, and two glasses of wine. Pricing depends on the type of room desired. Additional information can be found at www.athensohio.com
A family friendly Valentine’s Day of activities is planned at the Athens Public Library. On February 14,”Orgamithat Moves and Makes Noise” with artist Anne Roberts will be held beginning at 2 p.m. for families with children in grade 4 and up.
Ravenwood Castle, a Hocking Hills cabin alternative, is offering a “Sweethheart Serenade” in northern Vinton County. The medieval themed castle, historic lodging, fairy tale cabins, and gypsy wagon are all amazingly detailed. The special, which runs February 7-14 features a four-course dinner, bottle of champagne or sparkling fruit juice, and love songs by Silent Lion. Cost per package is $89 per couple. Lodging prices vary depending upon the type and duration of stay desired. Additional information can be found by visiting www.ravenwoodcastle.com