The Half Hour Drive

The joke among the inn staff is that whenever guests ask us how long it will take to get to a nearby activity or attraction, you’re always safe to say “about a half hour drive”.   Because it seems to be true.    Although our catch-phrase used to be Escape to the Middle of Nowhere, it really should be Escape to the Middle of Everything.

Here’s a list of just some of the attractions that are a half hour drive or less from our front door.   Come on out and discover them for yourself.
Velvet Ice Cream factory and museum
Historic Roscoe Village
Holmes County Pottery
Bowden Bells
The town of Millersburg for shopping and antiquing
The Victorian House Museum
Shopping in downtown Mount Vernon
Heritage Winery
6 golf courses
Kokosing Gap Trail for cycling or hiking
Kenyon College Campus
Numerous antique stores
Amish Country Furniture store
Several Amish bakeries, bulk food stores, produce stands and cheese shops
Many Amish farms, schoolhouses and other Amish businesses
Several fruit orchards
Blueberry Hill, pick-your-own blueberry farm
Kokosing Valley canoe livery
Camp Mohaven Horseback Riding
The Kokosing River for fishing,canoeing and kayaking
The Bridge of Dreams covered bridge
Mohican Valley Trail
Honey Run waterfalls and park land for rugged hiking
Angels, Cups and Pages used book store
Mohican State Park
Schnormeir Gardens
Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College
Several Farmers’ Markets

Any time is a great time to come and discover the heart of Ohio.    

Yvonne Martin
White Oak Inn

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