The Impulsive Traveler: Details, Ohio’s Cantwell Cliffs

January 31, 2013
if you go
GETTING THERE

US Airways offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Columbus, Ohio. Cantwell Cliffs is in the Hocking Hills region, about 40 miles southeast of Columbus.

WHERE TO STAY

Hocking Hills State Park

866-644-6727

www.dnr.state.oh.us

Year-round lodging includes 40 two-bedroom, furnished, pet-friendly cottages from $105 per night and RV and tent sites from $22.

A Georgian Manner

29055 Evans Rd., Logan

740-380-9567

www.georgianmanner.com

Restored 1840s farmhouse furnished with art and antiques. One suite and four rooms (two share baths) with lake views. From $105.

WHERE TO EAT

Village Bakery & Cafe

268 E. State St., Athens

740-594-7311

www.dellazona.com

House-made fare using local organic produce includes hearty soups, fresh-baked breads and desserts, Mediterranean salads and addictive wood-fired pizza. Breakfast pizza from $3.50, lunch and dinner from $8.95.

Rhapsody

18 Public Square, Nelsonville

740-753-5741

www.rhapsodyrestaurantnelsonville.com

Hocking College culinary students run the restaurant, which uses seasonal, local ingredients for the likes of polenta tartlets and gingerbread confections. Small plates from $5, entrees from $13.

WHAT TO DO

Hocking Hills State Park

740-385-6842

www.dnr.state.oh.us

Hike areas throughout the 2,356-acre park, such as Cantwell Cliffs, Ash Cave and Conkle’s Hollow, which has a handicap-accessible trail. Web site lists free guided hikes and provides trail maps. Day-use areas open half an hour before sunrise and close half an hour after sunset. Free.

INFORMATION

www.1800hocking.com

R.S.

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