Whether you’re chasing the cosmic thrill of spring’s solar eclipse, longing for sun-soaked beach days or eager to immerse yourself in the splendor of autumn’s leafy grandeur, Ohio will be the heart of it all in 2024. But here’s the catch — lodging options in the most exceptional destinations will vanish like shooting stars. Don’t wait to book accommodations at some of Ohio’s best getaway destinations; seize the opportunity to secure your spot well in advance, especially in these locations.
This stunning 100-acre property near Hocking Hills has been an Instagram sensation since its debut in 2020. The Cantwell Lodge can accommodate up to 18 people, and there are also three two-
bedroom bungalows that sleep four.
Book by dates: May to September 2024 is fully booked already, but dates in the winter, spring and fall are still available.
Price: Cantwell Lodge ranges from $899 per night in the winter months to $1,999 for a summer weekend night. The bungalows go from $299 in the winter to $599 in the summer.
Kelleys Island, Ohio
Kelleys Island has a lot of loyal regulars who book their favorite summer cottage for the same week every year during the island’s 10-week season. July is the busiest month with events such as Island Fest.
Book by dates: Make reservations starting in January for summer weekends. Keep in mind that many of the island’s lodging options can’t be found on popular booking websites such as AirBnB or VRBO, so be sure to check out kelleysislandchamber.com and StayonKI.com.
Price: $69 to $699 per night depending on size of party, dates, size and location.
When the Mohicans Treehouse Resort opened, these accommodations were just on the verge of a global rise. An appearance on the Animal Planet show Treehouse Masters in 2013 propelled them. Now, the resort has nine unique treehouses with all the amenities.
Book by dates: Book one year in advance for a weekday reservation. Weekend dates are held for on-site weddings, then released three months in advance.
Price: $270 to $449 depending on day and season.The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake
The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake can be found at the west end of the charming and nostalgic cottage community known for its proximity to Ohio’s wine country and beautiful views of Lake Erie. The lodge’s 25 lakeside cottages have spectacular sunrise and sunset views. Take advantage of the lodge amenities like the indoor and outdoor pool.
Book by dates: For summer stays, book at least a year in advance for weekend dates.
Price: Cottages range from $199 to $799 and the lodge rooms go from $159 to $459.