Relax and rejuvenate surrounded by nature, fun activities and unique attractions at one of these beautiful country inns, mansions and bed & breakfasts in Ohio.
Explore Amish Country, get to know historic Cleveland, Ohio and enjoy spectacular views of Lake Erie while sampling delicious local cuisine on your weekend getaway from Columbus, OH.
1. The Lakehouse Inn
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The Lakehouse Inn is an upscale resort located along the shore of Lake Erie. The inn offers a variety of accommodations, including rooms in the main guest house and private two-bedroom cottages along the lake shore. All rooms include cable TV, private baths, and a hot breakfast each morning, and additional amenities such as whirlpool tubs, sitting areas, and gorgeous lake views are also available.
Additionally, the Lake House houses a full-service spa, a farm-to-table restaurant, and a winery that is part of the "Lake Erie Wines and Vines" wine trail. Walking trails, shops, restaurants, and the Geneva State Park Marina are all nearby.
5653 Lake Road E, Geneva, OH 44041, Phone: 440-466-8668, Map
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2. A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast
© A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast
One of the prettiest parts of Ohio, Hocking Hills offers numerous accommodations and attractions in Southern Ohio. A Georgian Manner, in Logan, Ohio, is unique in its age and style and offers guests an opportunity to relax in the casual elegance of a restored farm house from the early 1840's. With five rooms, including a honeymoon suite, this bed and breakfast is intimately sized.
All rooms are furnished with antiques and feature views of Lake Logan and the surrounding Hocking Hills State Park. In addition to the private rooms, guests are invited to enjoy the common areas inside and out, including a library, large veranda overlooking Lake Logan, and a pergola with a fire pit.
29055 Evans Rd., Logan, OH 43138, Phone: 800-606-1840, Map
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3. Bear Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast
© Bear Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast
For guests looking to enjoy the privacy and serenity of Ohio's woodlands, Bear Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast provides a relaxing retreat. Located on 100 rolling acres near Kingsville, Ohio, this bed and breakfast offers three rooms and a full sized guest cottage.
All rooms are outfitted with queen or king beds, DVD players, Wi-Fi, private baths and a sitting room just for guests. For the active visitor, hiking trails are available on the property as well as a pond for relaxing, fishing, or swimming. The farm is within walking distance of the State Road Covered Bridge and close to both Conneaut Beach and Tarsitano's Winery.
Bear Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast, 3775 Maple Rd, Jefferson, OH 44047, Phone: 440-813-1635
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4. Trumbull and Porter Hotel
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Trumbull and Porter has been renovated with great respect for Detroit’s history and architecture and is fully refurbished while retaining its classic touches. The hotel started its life in the ‘60s as Detroit’s Holiday Inn and later the popular Corktown Inn, not far from the Detroit Tigers’ Comerica park stadium and Greektown Casino. The hotel’s 144 rooms are modern and comfortable, featuring all modern conveniences such as free Wi-Fi and HD TVs. Some have whirlpool tubs and/or living areas. The guests enjoy use of the gym, business center, free bikes, and secure parking. The outdoor courtyard is the scene of art and music events during the warmer months.
Trumbull and Porter Hotel, 1331 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48216, USA, Phone: 313-496-1400
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5. HideAway Country Inn
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HideAway Country Inn is a luxurious country retreat in the mid-Ohio countryside. The inn is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, nature trails, and farmland, and it is perfect for a peaceful getaway.
The Hideaway prides itself on pampering its guests, and rooms include amenities such as private baths, satellite TV, wireless internet, and eco-friendly toiletry products. Spa services, candlelight dinners, and whirlpool tubs are also available. A full breakfast is served each morning, and dinner is available at the inn's on-site restaurant, the 1938 Restaurant and Pub. The inn even offers cooking and wine education classes so guests can get the most out of their dining experience.
1601 State Route 4, Bucyrus, OH 44820, Phone: 800-570-8233, Map
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6. Garden Gate Getaway
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Garden Gate Getaway is a quiet country retreat in Holmes County, Ohio. Guests can choose from regular bed and breakfast rooms or private cottages on the property. All rooms come with comfortable country furnishings and amenities such as free wireless internet, complimentary snacks, private baths, glycerin soaps, and spa-quality toiletries.
A homemade breakfast featuring made-from-scratch baked goods is served each morning. Massages and other spa services are available for an additional fee, and there is no shortage of things to see and do in the surrounding area, including shopping, dining, museums, wineries, breweries, and Amish-made foods and cheeses. More ideas: Day Trips from Cleveland
Garden Gate Getaway, 6041 Township Road 310, Millersburg, OH 44654, Phone: 330-674-7608
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7. South Beach Resort Hotel, Marblehead, OH
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Perfectly positioned on a private beach on the shores of Sandusky Bay, the South Beach Resort is equally ideal for a romantic couple’s weekend or a family getaway. The hotel boasts a wide range of amenities including 3 swimming pools, tennis, volleyball, basketball, and a marina where you can rent water craft.
There are accommodation options for everyone including family suites, king guestrooms, and cottages which can accommodate up to 12 guests. Besides all the on-site activities, you have easy access to popular Cedar Point (by private water taxi) and other Lake Erie attractions. Couples will love the King Rooms with jetted tubs, nearby vineyards and wineries and the spa.
South Beach Resort Hotel, 8620 E. Bayshore Road, Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440, 419 798 4900
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8. Garver House Bed and Breakfast
© Garver House Bed and Breakfast
Tucked away in Strasburg, "The Gateway to Amish Country," is the Colonial style Garber House Bed and Breakfast. Built in 1902, this 4-room Bed and Breakfast is in an optimal location for visiting the numerous Amish attractions of the area while enjoying old-fashioned charm updated with modern amenities.
With original hardwood floors, stained glass windows, and four fireplaces, the Garver House has successfully retained its historical character. Guests will enjoy the patio in the side yard that sits alongside an original goldfish pond or a quiet moment in a rocking chair on the front porch. Breakfast is served daily and may include noteworthy offerings such as Pumpkin Pancakes, Caramel French Toast, and Baked Oatmeal.
Garver House Bed and Breakfast, 410 North Wooster Ave., Strasburg, OH 44680, Phone: 330-878-4113
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9. Great Wolf Lodge, Sandusky, OH
When you book a suite at the Great Wolf Lodge at Sandusky you get way more than just a comfortable room to sleep. At Great Wolf Lodge any overnight stay comes with complimentary access to their enormous indoor water park, which will keep the entire family happy at any time of the year.
To sweeten the deal for families, the resort offers special Wolf Den Suites, which include a Queen bed for parents, a cave-themed bunk bed and a sleeper couch for the kids. The indoor water park has thrilling slides and pools for all ages as well as a game arcade, Magi-Quest Adventure and a bowling alley. There are various restaurants and concessions to satisfy hungry tummies.
Great Wolf Lodge, 4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870, 800 641 9653, Map
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10. Angel Welcome Bed & Breakfast
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The Angel Welcome Bed and Breakfast in Milan, Ohio is a Federal-style home built in 1828. Most famous as the birthplace of Thomas A. Edison, Milan and the surrounding area provide guests with the perfect place to spend a quiet weekend enjoying nature or strolling through antique, specialty shops along tree-lined streets. The Angel Welcome offers a choice of three guest rooms, all with private baths. Guests may choose their favorite setting for breakfast, and their choices include a beautiful garden table, a garden room, the patio, a gazebo, or the home's formal dining room. A spacious and comfortable common area is available to guests as well.
Angel Welcome Bed & Breakfast, 2 E Front St., Milan OH 44846, Phone: 419-499-0094
11. Ohio University Inn and Conference Center, Athens, OH
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Whether you are visiting Athens to explore the university, meet up with old friends or just to enjoy a weekend getaway, the Ohio University Inn is ideally placed right on the campus of the University of Ohio.
All the rooms and suites offer an elegant ambiance and little home-from-home luxuries like a fridge and microwave. The hotel has two restaurants where you can dine if you don’t feel like going out on the town. There is an outdoor pool and the Inn is surrounded by pretty gardens. They also offer a variety of special deals including a Romance Package and a Dog friendly package.
Ohio University Inn and Conference Center, 331 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701, 866 593 0661
12. Herb Garden Bed & Breakfast
© Herb Garden Bed & Breakfast
Situated in the heart of beautiful Ashtabula County, the Herb Garden Bed and Breakfast is an 1848 farmhouse that has been in the same family for nearly a century. Today the farmhouse offers guests three rooms from which to choose for their special getaway. All accommodations include private bathrooms and queen-sized beds.
The house boasts beautiful gardens, spacious porches, and a bricked arbor. Special touches include a fire pit with supplies for s'mores and afternoon refreshments upon arrival. For guests who are interested in biking during their stay, bike rentals and complimentary pick up service from Greenway Trail are available.
Herb Garden Bed & Breakfast, 3699 Route 46 South, Jefferson, OH 44047, Phone: 440-228-8458
13. The White Oak Inn
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The White Oak Inn is a spacious farm house retreat located in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country. Guest rooms are available in the Main House, the separate Guest House, or two private log cabins.
All rooms have private baths and TV/DVD players. A fresh breakfast featuring local produce and herbs is offered each morning, and picnic lunches and four-course dinners are available for an additional charge. Guests can relax on the porch, enjoy one of the inn's murder mysteries, or discover the shopping, dining, antiques, wineries, and outdoor activates available in Ohio's Amish Country.
The White Oak Inn, 29683 Walhonding Road, Danville, OH 43014, Phone: 877-908-9523
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14. Sebring Mansion Inn and Spa
© Sebring Mansion Inn and Spa
The Sebring Mansion is a stately brick building with tall white columns, two wrap-around porches, and beautiful landscaped gardens and grounds. Inside the mansion, guests will find elaborate wood detail, gorgeous stained glass decorations, and antique furnishings.
Guest rooms boast luxurious king-sized beds, fireplaces, whirlpools, movie service, and wireless internet. A home-cooked breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese, and an evening snack are all complimentary. Luncheons, fireside dinners, spa services, steam rooms, and use of the full bar in the Murphy Pub are also available.
Sebring Mansion Inn and Spa, 385 West Ohio Ave, Sebring, OH 44672, Phone: 330-938-9050
15. The Inn at Brandywine Falls
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Built in 1848, The Inn at Brandywine Falls is a Greek Revival style home that overlooks the 67-foot Brandywine Waterfall in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Located between Cleveland and Akron, this 6-room bed and breakfast has been renovated and made modern, though it still retains its original elegance and character.
Decorated with antiques from the local area and featuring quality amenities and gourmet foods, the establishment provides its guests with a chance to experience the nature and beauty of this small National Park while reveling in luxury. Along with spacious and surrounding parklands, guests also have access to a living room, library, dining room, and porches.
The Inn at Brandywine Falls, 8230 Brandywine Rd., Sagamore Hills, OH 44067, Phone: 888-306-3381
16. Captain Montague's
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Spanning an entire block in the historic neighborhood of Old Plat in Huron, Ohio, Captain Montague's is a beautiful century home located just two blocks from Lake Erie. Visitors will enjoy the charming tree-lined Lakefront Park, the mile-long fishing pier with the Huron Lighthouse and Huron's Municipal Boat Basin, and the Amphitheater all just one block away.
Captain Montague's offers a choice of four guestrooms and onsite. Each room is uniquely and beautifully appointed in period decor and comes with a private bath. For visitors looking for a little more privacy and romance, the Anniversary Suite offers an attractive option with its secluded location and decadent bathroom.
Captain Montague's, 229 Center St., Huron, OH 44839, Phone: 800-276-4756
17. Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack, West Virginia
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If you love flirting with Lady Luck, the Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack is probably an ideal choice for your next weekend getaway. The Slot Machine floor is home to more than 1100 of the most popular modern slot machines and if you do get tired of the slots you can move on to play table games like Craps, Roulette, Poker and Blackjack. And then there is the racetrack, where you can bet on your favorite greyhound and watch live greyhound racing. If you can tear yourself away from the casino you will find comfortable and modern guestrooms and suites as well as several dining options.
Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack, 1 South Stone St, Wheeling, WV 26003, 304 232 5050
18. The Welsh Hills Inn
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The Welsh Hills Inn is a beautiful country home located on 15 wooded acres near Granville, Ohio. At the Welsh Hills Inn, they specialize in relaxation. Guests are free to wander the property's wooded trails, relax by the heated outdoor pool or in the outdoor spa hot tub, or try their hand at archery, shooting, or horseback riding.
Massages and other spa services are available with advanced notice. Guest rooms are decorated in a Welsh theme and include private baths with showers and tubs, luxury bed linens, spa-quality toiletries, and wireless internet. A hot breakfast is served each morning, and complimentary wine and cheese are available in the afternoon.
The Welsh Hills Inn, 2133 Cambria Mill Road, Granville, OH 43023, Phone: 740-321-1493
19. Orchard House Bed and Breakfast
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At Orchard House Bed and Breakfast, classic farm style meets modern luxury in a style they call "cosmopolitan country." Guest rooms are furnished with a mix of antique furnishings, modern artwork and decor, and amenities such as comfortable king or queen-sized beds, private baths, and natural toiletry products.
Orchard House is committed to a green lifestyle. The complimentary breakfast is made from eggs and fruits collected on the property and other food products from local farms. Guests can explore the grounds, gathering chicken eggs or picking fresh fruit from the orchard. They can also explore the nearby village of Granville and visit other farms in the area.
Orchard House Bed and Breakfast, 4058 Columbus rd, Granville, OH, 43023, Phone: 740-651-1850
20. Holmes With a View
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Holmes With a View is a unique lodging experience. Six individual hillside suites contain tall windows with sweeping views of the Ohio countryside. Each suite contains a whirlpool tub, a gas fireplace, an entertainment center, and a kitchen stocked with coffee and homemade pastries.
Though they are located in the country, the Holmes Suites are within easy driving distance of the communities of Millersburg, Charm, and Berlin. The inn's staff is always happy to guide guests to local dining, shopping, arts and crafts, and the many other attractions found in Ohio's Amish Country.
Holmes With a View, 3672 Township Road 154, Millersburg, OH 44654, Phone: 330-893-2390
21. Emma's Bed and Breakfast
© Emma's Bed and Breakfast
Emma's Bed and Breakfast is housed in a stately brick mansion built in 1833 just north of Springfield, Ohio. Shiny wood floors, large windows, antique furnishings, and cozy country decor make Emma's the perfect place for an Ohio country getaway. Room amenities include private baths, wireless internet, cable TV, and mini-fridges.
A hearty country breakfast is served each morning, and complimentary coffee and home-baked goodies are available during the day. With their beautiful gardens and walking trails across the street, Emma's is a great place to enjoy nature. More adventurous guests can travel into Springfield for dining, shopping, museums, golfing, and the Splash Zone Water Park.
Emma's Bed and Breakfast, 4200 East National Road, Springfield, OH 45505, Phone: 937-505-3602
22. First Farm Inn
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Located just across the Ohio River in Kentucky's Boone County is the First Farm Inn. The First Farm Inn, a historic 1870's farm home, offers two guest rooms on 21 acres. The farm offers horses to ride, a hot tub, fishing ponds, hiking trails along the hills, and much more to entertain its guests.
The location makes it an ideal place to enjoy the countryside while still being close enough to Cincinnati to add a night on the town. Both rooms in the Inn are decorated in period furniture and have private baths as well as queen-sized beds. Breakfast is an elaborate affair served in the home's dining room.
First Farm Inn, 2510 Stevens Rd. Petersburg, KY 41080, Phone: 859-586-0199
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23. The Inn of Chagrin Falls
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In the heart of historic Chagrin Falls, lies The Inn of Chagrin Falls. This 15-room inn is charmingly adorned with carefully tended gardens including numerous fountains, and it offers first-class amenities. Guests may choose from rooms with queen or king beds, fireplaces, and jetted tubs.
Each of the rooms has its own private bath. The inn is part of a group of four establishments in the same location and is complemented by the Gamekeeper's Taverne, the Gamekeeper's Cottage, and the Little Bar, all providing access to award winning food and drink to guests of the inn. In-room mass ages are available upon request.
The Inn of Chagrin Falls, 87 West St., Chagrin Falls, OH, 44022, Phone: 440-247-1200
24. The Barn Inn
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Located inside a big red barn in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country, the Barn Inn really lives up to its name. Inside, guests will find high ceilings, tall windows, wood beams, and stone fireplaces. Comfortable guest rooms include private baths with tubs and showers, plush towels, herbal soaps, pressed bed linens, and bedside chocolates. A hearty breakfast of Amish country cuisine is served each morning. The inn's staff is happy to provide recommendations and guides so guests can explore the shops, crafts, museums, historic sites, restaurants, festivals, and farmland of the nearby Amish Country.
The Barn Inn, 6838 County Road 203, Millersburg, OH 44654, Phone: 330-674-7600
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