It’s so important to take a step back, slow down, and make time for yourself. If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing trip, Ohio’s Amish Country makes for one of the best winter getaways from Columbus, OH. Our charming Danville Bed and Breakfast sets a breathtaking winter wonderland scene for those in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Read on to learn more about what makes The White Oak Inn the perfect destination for your vacation. Then, request a free copy of our free Amish Country Vacation Guide for more thoughtful, local insight.
6 Reasons The White Oak Inn in Ohio’s Amish Country Is One of the Best Winter Getaways from Columbus, OH
“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” —Aristotle
1. Experience a True Winter Wonderland
The snow is aplenty in Ohio this time of year. Views of frosted treetops and fresh, white blankets of snow over farmland capture a sense of serenity that is less common in the city. We recommend unplugging and spending some time outdoors with activities such as:
- Skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing at Snow Trails Ski Resort
- Embarking on a winter hike at Mohican State Park, Honey Run Highlands Park, or Kokosing Gap Trail
2. Celebrate the Holiday Season
If you’re planning a getaway for the holidays, you’re in luck. There are so many amazing opportunities to find cheer in Ohio’s Amish Country! Get in the holiday spirit with these fun ideas:
- Experience the Mount Vernon Christmas Parade & Festival
- Don’t miss the incredible views at Fire and Ice at Honey Run Waterfall
- Honor a local tradition and see the Wachtel Family Christmas Lights
3. Support the Arts
If you’re not up for hanging outside in the snow, opt for a live, indoor performance! Stay warm and support the arts at the same time. The Amish Country Theater features show after show, especially in the winter.
4. Shop for One-of-a-Kind Treasures
Shop ‘til you drop in Amish Country! Peruse antique stores, shop for handmade quilts, admire handcrafted furniture, and more. Some of our favorite local stores include:
5. Eat Delicious, Home-Cooked Meals
Trying all the tasty food when visiting somewhere new is one of the best parts of traveling. We’re proud to offer some great dining options! When you stay with us, you can count on a mouth-watering country breakfast every morning. Some of our guests’ favorite dishes include the stuffed French toast, artichoke tomato strata, and lemon pancakes with warm berry sauce. In addition to breakfast, we also serve a four-course dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings.
6. Cozy up in a Charming Room or Cottage
Stay in one of our cozy accommodations to make the most of your winter getaway from Columbus, OH! You can choose between uniquely adorned rooms in our Main House or Guest House or a private log cabin. Each accommodation captures the essence of peaceful country living through charming décor, beautifully restored hardwoods, and comfortable furnishings. We even offer pet-friendly lodging for those traveling with their furry family members. Allow yourself to be pampered and plan the relaxing getaway that you deserve. We can’t wait to host you!