Cleveland June 27, 2019
Road Trip From Cleveland To These Medieval Cottages For A Getaway You’ll Never Forget
Longing to road trip from Cleveland to a destination you’ll never forget? There are many incredible places throughout the state that make for a reasonable road trip, but there’s only one castle that will take you back to the Middle Ages. You’ll feel like royalty after a stay in this Medieval village, and the many amazing stops along the way offer you the opportunity to see our lovely state like never before.
Prepare for an adventure from Cleveland that you'll never forget.
Today we're heading south from Cleveland to some grounds that appear to have stepped straight out of the Middle Ages. A direct trip from Cleveland to the iconic castle on whose grounds you'll be staying is only a few hours in length. As several stops will lengthen your travel time, we recommend seeing only a few of these sites on your way to the resort and a few more on your return trip home. Click
for an interactive map.
Before you hit the road, it's important to fuel up on some delicious food.
As we're heading on a road trip to some interesting area destinations, we'll start out our day at one of Cleveland's most iconic eateries.
is famous for having the best milkshake on this side of the nation, but they also specialize in unique and healthy options that provide the perfect fuel for a road trip.
As you travel south from Cleveland, you can't go wrong with a visit to the historic Medina Square.
Want to immerse yourself in beauty? Consider stopping in the iconic
Gazebo, or just stroll around and visit some of the interesting area boutiques and shops. You just might find yourself craving a stay in this community, perhaps inspiring a future weekend trip.
As you travel down 71 South, you may feel tempted to stop in the Mansfield area to visit its infamous prison... and we highly recommend it!
The Mansfield Reformatory opened over a century ago, and its church-like architecture aligned with its mission of reforming convicts and inspiring them to become productive members of their community. The prison would go on to maintain a rather dark legacy, one that can be explored today via
If you start to feel cooped up in the car, Alum Creek State Park is a stunning place to stretch your legs.
With 4,630 acres worthy of exploration, it's no wonder so many visitors fall in love with this Delaware County park. The area is rich in history, boasting a fascinating record left by indigenous peoples and claiming American Revolutionary War veterans as its earliest residents. It's no secret that this is
one of the best state parks in Ohio
If you have worked up an appetite by the time you're approaching Columbus, you can't go wrong with a stop at Schmidt's Sausage Haus!
Never been to German Village? You're in for a treat! This old world eatery specializes in comfort food fit for a king. You can find the full story
As soon as you approach Ravenwood Castle, you'll know that you're in the right area.
If you start to feel as if you've stepped back in time, you just might be approaching the castle grounds. Located in the stunning Hocking Hills area, this castle comes with an appropriate flair for the dramatic that's ideal for an unforgettable getaway.
Address: 65666 Bethel Road, New Plymouth, OH, 45654
The castle and its grounds are inspired by Medieval architecture, which will leave you feeling like you're strolling through a scene from
Beauty and the Beast.
No matter your style, there's a
room in the castle
that's perfect for you. The more budget-friendly suites start at $149 per night, and the two-story King Arthur Suite in the tower starts at $249 per night.
From the castle to its surrounding cottages, you will find that a trip to this pretty spot is downright enchanting.
The cottages range from modern and spacious to medieval-inspired and cozy. Just as many of the castle rooms are surprisingly budget-friendly, you'll also find that the
cottages are surprisingly affordable
. They range in price from $159 to $279 per night for the more spacious and luxurious cottage.
All throughout your stay, you will feel like you're on the grounds of a movie.
The atmosphere of this getaway is unlike anywhere else in the state. It's well worth the trek from Cleveland, and you just may find that this destination is your new favorite road trip destination.
When all is said and done, home is just a short road trip away.
There’s much to love right here in Cleveland, but you truly can’t go wrong with a road trip down south. Have you ever visited this unique castle?
Planning future road trips? You’ll adore a visit to these
quick road trip destinations near Cleveland.