Ohio April 17, 2019
8 Waterfront Getaways In Ohio That Are Picture Perfect For Your Next Weekend Away
Sometimes, all you need is a weekend away right on the water.
Fortunately, Ohio is home to several resorts, lodges and inns that allow you to experience just that. Chances are, a waterfront getaway is just an hour or two away from you. Here are 8 of our favorite waterfront getaway options in Ohio that are downright picture perfect for your next weekend away:
1. Kelleys Island Venture Resort (Kelleys Island)
This lakefront luxury hotel offers some of the most spectacular lodging on Kelleys Island. With sweeping views of Lake Erie, this island resort will truly make you feel like you're miles and miles away from everything—and you might even forget you're in Ohio. There are 31 suites, ranging in size and amenities. You'll find it at 441 West Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438.
2. Burr Oak State Park Lodge and Conference Center (Glouster)
This little-know resort overlooks the stunning Burr Oak Lake—and it’s truly the perfect place to get away from it all. On site, you'll find plenty of things to do, including golf, fishing, swimming, hiking and many other activities. (The lodge features a spacious indoor pool that's perfect for swimming year-round.) Burr Oak Lodge and Conference Center is located at 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd, Glouster, OH 45732.
3. Stockport Mill Inn (Stockport)
The last remaining mill on the Muskingum River is now a one-of-a-kind overnight getaway and restaurant. Today it is still powered by hydroelectricity, and the mill itself has been in operation since 1842. Stockport Mill Inn is located at 1995 Broadway St., Stockport, OH 43787.
4. Sawmill Creek Resort (Huron)
Nestled on the banks of Lake Erie, this little-known resort features a lodge with 240 rooms, boating, golf, a private beach and so much more. Sawmill Creek Resort is a hidden gem. You'll find it at 400 Sawmill Creek Drive in Huron.
5. Sojourner’s Lodge and Log Cabin Suites (Dundee)
Tucked away in the heart of Ohio Amish Country, there are 4 log cabin styled suites within this beautiful lodge. Take a hike along the nearby trails, enjoy the rural scenery and let the lakefront views relax you. This picturesque lodge is located at 2156 Durstine Rd., Dundee, OH 44624.
6. Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center (Mt Sterling)
Tucked away in one of Ohio's lesser-known state parks, you'll find the Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center. On site, you'll find plenty of things to do, including shopping, a championship golf course and fishing. There's also indoor and outdoor swimming. In the colder months, this lodge is unbelievably cozy. It's located at 22300 State Park Road 20, Mt Sterling, OH 43143.
7. The LakeHouse Inn and Winery (Geneva-on-the-Lake)
Sip some wine next to the water, stay for dinner at Crosswinds Grille and consider spending the night at this gorgeous inn and winery. It's located at 5653 Lake Rd E Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041.
8. Hueston Woods Lodge and Conference Center (College Corner)
Although outdoor enthusiasts will definitely enjoy a stay at this picturesque lodge, it also makes the perfect, cozy fall retreat. Rent a lodge room or a cabin for an unforgettable weekend away. It's located at 5201 Lodge Rod., College Corner, Ohio 45003.
Have you stayed at any of these places before? What others would you add to this list? Let us know!
For more waterfront adventures in Ohio, check out our previous article:
The One Amazing Place In Ohio Where You Can Camp Right On The Lake.