As Ohio married couples approach their anniversary date, they do not have to travel far to experience a romantic weekend. The Buckeye State features romantic boutique hotels, secluded cabin resorts and intimate bed and breakfasts. Ohio has state parks and national forests with walking trails and tranquil lake settings. Many of Ohio's lodging options provide romance packages for anniversary couples.
Lake Logan State Park
Lake Logan is in central Ohio and available to couples who want to take a leisurely boat ride on their anniversary. Four of the park's picnic areas have two boat ramps for public use. Three trails, Buckeye, Hocking Bird and Pine Vista, provide chances for walking and birding activities. A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast (georgianmanner.com) is on the northern tip of Lake Logan in Central Ohio. This bed and breakfast provides the Ohio Anniversary package, which provides a one-night stay in the honeymoon suite. Other amenities include a bottle of champagne and two coffee mugs with the Georgian Manner logo. Georgian Manner's honeymoon suite has a whirlpool tub and private bathroom. Hocking Trail passes by the bed and breakfast.
Hideaway Country Inn
Located in Bucyrus, the Hideaway Country Inn (hideawayinn.com) is a secluded suite hotel in northern Ohio. This inn provides romantic packages for anniversaries, including the one-night One Enchanted Evening to Remember package, which includes a half-hour massage from the Inn's spa therapists, chocolate fondue fountain and a gourmet picnic basket. Couples seeking a weekend anniversary getaway have access to the Forever Mine package; this package includes a two-night stay in a whirlpool suite, a dozen roses and balloons with love notes. Cooking classes are available for couples at Hideaway.
The Hocking Hills area of Ohio is in the central region of the state, approximately three hours east of Columbus. Hocking Hills is home to Cedar Falls, a 50-foot waterfall, and couples have access to this area via walking trails. Walking trails and underground tours are available at Old Man's Cave State Park. Ohio's Romantic Cabins (ohiosromanticcabins.com) is a couples-oriented resort in Hocking Hills. This cabin resort features eight cabins in a forested setting; all cabins are secluded from one another. Each cabin has an outdoor deck with whirlpool tub, living room with fireplace and barbecue grill. The cabins have access to the resort's outdoor swimming pool. This resort's Hot Tub Getaway package includes a bathrobes and two movie rentals.
Belamare Suites Hotel
The Belamare Suites Hotel (belameresuites.com) is a boutique hotel in Perrysburg, a southern suburb of Toledo. This hotel caters to honeymooners and anniversary couples with amenities such as a turndown service and breakfast delivered to the guests' rooms. Belamare's Ultimate Jacuzzi Suites have three-sided fireplaces, two-person walk-in showers and granite-furnished whirlpool tubs. Each couple has access to their own private, single-car garage. The hotel also provides in-room massages. Nearby attractions for anniversary couples include taking in a performance at the Valentine Theater (valentinetheatre.com) in downtown Toledo and observing artwork at the Toledo Museum of Art (toledomuseum.org).