Instead Of Cooking, Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast At These 10 Lovely Restaurants In Ohio State Parks

Thanksgiving is a time for family, delicious food and remembering what’s important in life.

In reality, all the cooking and preparation for hosting company can create stress that takes away from the thankfulness you’re trying to bask in. This year, consider dining at a state park lodge instead. Ohio is home to several gorgeous lodges and resorts that are hiding in the middle of serene nature, often tucked away on lakes. Make this Thanksgiving extra memorable and stress-free and bring the family to a state park restaurant. You’ll leave happy, full—and thankful.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever dined at any of these state park lodges for Thanksgiving before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!

Address: 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd, Glouster, OH 45732, USA
Address: 27331 OH-278, McArthur, OH 45651, USA
Address: 22300 State Park Road 20, Mt Sterling, OH 43143, USA
Address: 4888 N Broadway, Geneva, OH 44041, USA
Address: 14755 Cadiz Rd, Cambridge, OH 43725, USA
Address: 4700 Goon Rd, Perrysville, OH 44864, USA
Address: 4404 OH-125, West Portsmouth, OH 45663, USA
Address: 11755 Kinsman Road, Newbury Township, OH 44065, USA
Address: 1750 State Park Road #2, Oregon, OH 43616, USA
Address: 5201 Lodge Rd, College Corner, OH 45003, USA