Take the Family and Get Away this Labor Day!
One of the last three day weekends us adults are afforded before the holidays is coming up: Labor Day. We don’t get them very often throughout the year and unlike our children we don’t get to take the summer off of our jobs. When an opportunity comes around to take some much needed time away from home and work you should seize it! While there certainly isn’t anything wrong with taking a short “staycation” and not leaving the house all weekend, sometimes a change of scenery is necessary.
When Labor Day rolls around this year, it might be a good idea to have some plans already in place to check out of Cincinnati for a few days. We’ve put together a few options for you and your family to choose from that should appease everyone.
Landoll’s Mohican Castle
561 Township Hwy 3352
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to live in a castle, take the three hour drive to Landoll’s Mohican Castle in Loudonville, OH. You can stay in one of the 15 unique suites or one of the two guest cottages on the grounds. In addition to the beautiful grounds, there are also horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides, ghost walks, and outdoor dining so you can enjoy the dwindling summer weather. This castle-themed inn is perfect for couples or families that have a little girl that wants to feel like a princess.
Murphin Ridge Inn
750 Murphin Ridge Rd
West Union, OH
Step back in time with a stay in Ohio’s Amish Country at Murphin Ridge Inn. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and only an hour and a half from Cincinnati, you’ll be blown away by the beauty found on the 142 acres of farmland this inn calls home. Relax amongst the stately oak and maple trees with a boxed lunch purchased in the on-site restaurant. You can also doze in a hammock, swim, play tennis, or even get a private massage with your loved one. For souvenirs or additions to your home décor, you can hit up the local Amish stores for quality handcrafted goods.
7000 Kalahari Drive
At just under four hours north of Cincinnati, Kalahari Resorts may be the furthest option we give you. However, it’s certainly filled with the most activities and fun for the whole family. The kids will have a blast in America’s largest indoor waterpark AND the massive outdoor waterpark while you can enjoy a treatment at the spa. The whole family can go out for a game of mini-golf or test their skills on climbing walls and zip lines at the Safari Outdoor Adventure Park. There is so much to do here that you may want to consider going back for a weeklong vacation during the holidays. The indoor waterpark will be open and provide entertainment even in the colder months.
21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati
609 Walnut St
Our closest suggestion for a Labor Day weekend getaway is right here in our great city of Cincinnati. Book a stay at the amazing luxury downtown 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati for some culture along with your relaxation. After spa treatments and a dip in the whirlpool tub after a massage, head to Metropole for a meal made with the freshest produce in the region. After dinner cocktails at the Cocktail Terrace are a perfect way to bring your fabulous days here to a close.
These are just a few of the amazing weekend getaway options you have surrounding you. Whether you want to take a short drive into the heart of the city or a long drive up for some fun in the sun and splashing in the water with your kids, there is something here for everyone. Add that extra special VIP touch to your weekend by using a Cincinnati car service for the getaway. You can sit back and relax and not stress about traffic or fighting for parking spots wherever you go.
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