Head to the hills to find outdoor adventures, friendly locals and delicious dining awaiting you in the foodie haven of Hocking Hills!

From sampling, southern-inspired biscuits and gravy at the cutest diner, Pearl’s Diner (with the sweetest owner, too!).

Check out the BBQ and  mac-n-cheese at Millstone BBQ and grab your favorite slice of pizza at Pizza Crossing.

Wine lovers will find the perfect Ohio wine at the Hocking Hills Winery. Stop in for a wine tasting, or enjoy a bottle and appetizers while chatting with friendly locals.

Cedar Hill Lodge is perfect for entertaining large groups and families.

Matt Rapposelli, chef and owner of Lake Hope Lodge, fixed us a delicious homemade meal in the comfort of our luxury lodge!

Our small group sampled some of the best foods in the area, drank delicious Ohio wines and hiked through the regions most beloved outdoor attractions.

Now you might be thinking that I had special treatment during my trip, but the great thing is, every activity we did and all the foods we consumed, you can to!

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