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What’s Happening in Hocking Hills? April 22nd-April 28th, 2019 | Cherry Ridge Retreat

By April 20, 2019January 28th, 2021No Comments

Another week has passed us by and it is feeling more and more like spring every day! There’s nothing more uplifting than spotting the bright green tiny new leaves on the trees and the colorful little wildflowers who are popping up everywhere you look! And if the gorgeous scenery, trails and Hocking Hills sites weren’t enough to keep you occupied, we at Cherry Ridge Retreat are here to provide you with the latest on what’s happening this week in the beautiful Hocking Hills!


Thursday April 25th

5-8pm Rockside Winery Thirsty Thursdays

Enjoy a drink and half off select appetizers at Rockside Winery on Thursdays from 5-8pm!  Featuring $4 glasses of wine and half off select appetizers. Just a 30 minute drive from your Cherry Ridge Retreat cabin, enjoy a stroll through the vineyards and try some of the $1 wine samples!


Friday April 26

9am Rose Lake Kayak Excursion

The sun is shining in Hocking hills, that means it’s time to get out on the water! Get your feet wet and try out this naturalist led kayaking excursion at the beautiful Rose Lake! No matter your skill level, you’ve got to try out this favorite summertime activity! Registration is required, for more info call  740-385-6841.


Friday April 26

1pm Whispering Cave Exploration

Enjoy an afternoon naturalist led hike at Whispering Cave! Get your workout in on this moderately strenuous adventure to see one of Hocking Hills most impressive caves! Only a 25 minute drive from your Cherry Ridge Retreat cabin!

And after an intensive day of hiking, why not add one of our In-Cabin Massages? Our certified Massage Therapists have exactly what you need to help melt away any tension and relax those sore muscles, the perfect addition to your Hocking Hills getaway. Our therapists set up right in the comfort of your own cabin, all you have to worry about is answering the door! We offer 60 and 90 minute couples massages, deep tissue massages, facials and more! For more information check out our In-Cabin Massage page!


Friday April 26

6-9pm Nelsonville’s Final Fridays

Nelsonville’s monthly tradition, held on the final Friday of each month. Featuring galleries, music and retail events on Nelsonville’s historic town square! This month will feature ceramic sculptures by Ann Judy, and Aaron Smith’s Cigar Box Guitars at the Starbrick Gallery!


Saturday April 27

2pm Bobcats of Ohio

Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge near Old Man’s Cave to learn a bit about Ohio’s native Big Cat the Bobcat.
If you feel like celebrating more Bobcat related activities when you’re through, why not head over to Athens and visit the beautiful Ohio University campus? Home of the Bobcats!


Sunday April 28

10am Lakeside Stroll

Meet at the Rose Lake dam to take a nice stroll around Rose Lake. Our Hocking Hills naturalists will teach you a bit of local history, and you will have a chance to learn about the local plants as well!

And if you’re feeling like relaxing after your leisurely stroll, why not enjoy some time in our luxurious hot tubs? Each of our cabins comes with their own secluded hot tubs and are meticulously up-kept, guaranteeing you a n incredibly relaxing and private one-on-one time with your special someone!


Sunday April 28

12-6pm Stuart’s Record Sale

Vinyl is in again! Stop by  Stuart’s Opera House Grand Lobby in Nelsonville for the Stuart’s Record Sale. Look over the collections of vinyl records, CD’s, and more! Feel like you’re back in the past as you rummage through crates to find that flashback album you haven’t seen in ages, or find some new music to try out.

Or if vinyl isn’t quite your cup of tea, don’t forget all of our cabins come equipped with Siruis XM stations and Bluetooth enabled sound bars! Let the Sirius experts take care of your music needs with a variety of stations you’re sure to love, or you can take the wheel and wirelessly connect your own device! Yet another reason why you should stay with us!


And that’s this week in Hocking Hills!

Hopefully we were able to help you get some inspiration for your stay! No matter how you decide to spend your time in the Hocking Hill’s, we’re sure you will find plenty of reasons to come back year after year. We hope you have the vacation you’ve always dreamed of while at the beautiful Hocking Hills and we’ll be back with more  things to do next week!