October 23, 2015

15 Cold Weather Getaways to Take from Cleveland

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Who says road trips are just for summer? Not us. Here's a list of easy weekend getaways to take from Cleveland on just one tank of gas.

By Xan Schwartz

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Columbus, OH 
Say hi to your neighbors! Columbus provides fresh city-scenery without all the driving. Check out the Arts District, the Ohio Stadium, the North Market farmer's market, quaint German Village or Middle West Spirits distillery for whiskey-tasting. (Photo courtesy of @tara_photoblog)
Columbus, OH

Say hi to your neighbors! Columbus provides fresh city-scenery without all the driving. Check out the Arts District, the Ohio Stadium, the North Market farmer's market, quaint German Village or Middle West Spirits distillery for whiskey-tasting. (Photo courtesy of @tara_photoblog)

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Geneva State Park Lodge - Geneva 
There's more than one way to get toasty this fall. The Geneva State Park Lodge is centered among over 20 wineries, all of which are just a shuttle-ride away. (Photo courtesy of Geneva State Park Lodge Facebook Page)
http://www.thelodgeatgeneva.com
Geneva State Park Lodge - Geneva

There's more than one way to get toasty this fall. The Geneva State Park Lodge is centered among over 20 wineries, all of which are just a shuttle-ride away. (Photo courtesy of Geneva State Park Lodge Facebook Page)

http://www.thelodgeatgeneva.com

Inn At Honey Run - Millersburg 
The Inn At Honey Run is perfect for a fall weekend with a little side of romance. Retreat into nature comfortably: think Amish country meets four-star hotel. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @innathoneyrun)
http://www.innathoneyrun.com
Inn At Honey Run - Millersburg

The Inn At Honey Run is perfect for a fall weekend with a little side of romance. Retreat into nature comfortably: think Amish country meets four-star hotel. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @innathoneyrun)

http://www.innathoneyrun.com

The Wilds - Cumberland 
The Wilds seems too "wild" to be true. Visit this sprawling property near Columbus and catch a glimpse of ostriches, American bisons, camels, African painted dogs, giraffes, zebras, and a whole host of cuties you've likely never heard of like the eastern hellbender (google it). (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @shannon_b97)
https://thewilds.columbuszoo.org
The Wilds - Cumberland

The Wilds seems too "wild" to be true. Visit this sprawling property near Columbus and catch a glimpse of ostriches, American bisons, camels, African painted dogs, giraffes, zebras, and a whole host of cuties you've likely never heard of like the eastern hellbender (google it). (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @shannon_b97)

https://thewilds.columbuszoo.org

Inn at Brandywine Falls - Northfield
The Inn at Brandwine Falls is cute bed and breakfast with modern amenities and killer gourmet food. The falls are just a 5 minute walk from the Inn. Take a long hike through the woods or bike the winding country roads. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @llowe1111)
http://www.innatbrandywinefalls.com/
Inn at Brandywine Falls - Northfield

The Inn at Brandwine Falls is cute bed and breakfast with modern amenities and killer gourmet food. The falls are just a 5 minute walk from the Inn. Take a long hike through the woods or bike the winding country roads. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @llowe1111)

http://www.innatbrandywinefalls.com/

The Mohicans Tree Houses and Cabins - Glenmont 
The Mohicans offers three tree houses that far surpass any childhood blueprints-- the Little Red Tree House was featured on the Discovery Channel's hit series "Tree House Masters" and boasts stained glass windows and a 40-foot long extension bridge linking the cabin with the main brew house. That's right, The Mohicans has its very own brewery, aptly named Tree House Brewing Company. With fully stocked kitchens, DVD players, decks, and charcoal grills, what more could you want in a weekend getaway?  (Photo courtesy of The Mohicans)
www.themohicans.net
The Mohicans Tree Houses and Cabins - Glenmont

The Mohicans offers three tree houses that far surpass any childhood blueprints-- the Little Red Tree House was featured on the Discovery Channel's hit series "Tree House Masters" and boasts stained glass windows and a 40-foot long extension bridge linking the cabin with the main brew house. That's right, The Mohicans has its very own brewery, aptly named Tree House Brewing Company. With fully stocked kitchens, DVD players, decks, and charcoal grills, what more could you want in a weekend getaway? (Photo courtesy of The Mohicans)

www.themohicans.net

Pittsburgh, PA 
Forget the Steelers -- Pittsburgh provides plenty for the wanderlust that cold weather sometimes affords. Find an impressive number of attractions like the Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz Stadium, the Pittsburg Zoo, and the Rivers Casino, to name a few. Visit Mount Washington to take in a stellar view of the city skyline. (Photo courtesy of , Flickr Creative Commons)
Pittsburgh, PA

Forget the Steelers -- Pittsburgh provides plenty for the wanderlust that cold weather sometimes affords. Find an impressive number of attractions like the Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz Stadium, the Pittsburg Zoo, and the Rivers Casino, to name a few. Visit Mount Washington to take in a stellar view of the city skyline. (Photo courtesy of , Flickr Creative Commons)

Punderson State Park - Newbury Township 
Punderson is Ohio's premier winter sports park. Sledding, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are all at their best-- sled away the winter blues. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user emmarae_11)
Punderson State Park - Newbury Township

Punderson is Ohio's premier winter sports park. Sledding, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are all at their best-- sled away the winter blues. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user emmarae_11)

Toledo 
The Toledo Museum of Art is a must. Follow that up with the Maumee Bay Brew Pub or Tony Packo's Cafe in the east-side Hungarian neighborhood. For more entertainment check out the rustic Valentine Theatre and the National Museum of the Great Lakes. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @mashjaja)
Toledo

The Toledo Museum of Art is a must. Follow that up with the Maumee Bay Brew Pub or Tony Packo's Cafe in the east-side Hungarian neighborhood. For more entertainment check out the rustic Valentine Theatre and the National Museum of the Great Lakes. (Photo courtesy of Instagram user @mashjaja)