Do yourself a favor and plan an exciting road trip across the countryside this summer in Northern Ohio. Beautiful weather, breathtaking scenery, and amazing local establishments set the scene for the ultimate summer vacation. You’ll find no shortage of exciting outdoor adventures and natural wonders to keep you entertained during your visit.
Read on to learn more about some of our favorite ways to spend your summer. Then, be sure to request a free copy of our Vacation Guide for even more thoughtful suggestions on what to do.
5 of the Best Ways to Spend Your Summer in Northern Ohio
1. Explore the Knox County Park District
Knox County is home to gorgeous stretches of natural landscapes. Explore the area, and you’ll find that the Knox County Park District consists of impressive wildlife preservations, stunning waterfalls, and beautiful walking trails. Some of our favorite places to visit include:
- Bat Nest Park
- Hellbender Preserve
- Honey Run Highlands Park
- Kokosing Gap Multi-Use Trail
- Mohican Valley Multi-Use Trail
- & more!
2. Enjoy the Great Outdoors
In addition to exploring the beautiful parks in the Knox County Park District, there are other wonderful outdoor activities to include in your summer vacation! The weather is prime for hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and more. During your visit, consider some of the following activities:
- Horseback riding
- Geocaching in the area
- Visit Schnormeier Gardens
- Embark on a Mohican Adventure
- Canoe or fish on the Kokosing River
3. Visit the Farm at Walnut Creek
Don’t miss a chance to spend a lovely summer afternoon at the Farm at Walnut Creek! Take a wagon ride through the animal farm, where you can hand-feed a giraffe and see over 500 animals from six different continents. Additionally, you can visit the produce stand, learn about the art of framing, and tour the farmhouses.
4. Grab a Drink at a Local Brewery or Winery
Wind down after a long day with a cold beer or a glass of wine in hand. There’s no better way to cool off! There are some amazing local establishments that you can check out during your stay. Here are some of our suggestions:
5. Stay at The White Oak Inn
While road-tripping across the beautiful countryside this summer in Northern Ohio, whether it be on your way to Roscoe Village with the family or journeying to one of the many fine Ohio Wine Tastings, be sure to stop and visit us here at The White Oak Inn. We offer several different lodging options, such as cozy guest rooms, pet-friendly accommodations, and our log cabin cottages. Additionally, we offer a gourmet breakfast every morning as well as evening dining options such as romantic dinner baskets for two or four-course dinners in the inn dining room. You can even enhance your getaway with one of our inclusive packages.
Check our availability and start planning your vacation today!