3 Ohio Inn Getaways for Foodies
Whether you’re looking for lake views or a forest retreat, these inns promise cozy winter getaways and great meals.
Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages: This Scottish-themed inn treats its guests to a three-course breakfast that includes freshly made scones, porridge with brown sugar and cream, and eggs, waffles or pancakes served with bacon or sausage, fruit and yogurt. Seven-course dinners are offered on Saturday evenings and six-course dinners are offered the rest of the week. Book a room at the inn or a stay in one of the cozy cottages or slightly smaller crofts. 14940 Mount Olive Rd., Rockbridge 43149, 800/809-7378, glenlaurel.com
The Lakehouse Inn: Picnics aren’t just for summer anymore. The Lakehouse Inn offers a two-hour picnic experience in its Lakeside Room. Take in views of the winter waves while enjoying comfy chairs with pillows and blankets, a charcuterie board and a bottle of wine. Another foodie favorite is the Chef’s Table, in which guests enjoy a four-course meal from a menu of their choice, as well as a gourmet breakfast basket. Overnight options include inn rooms, cottages or the beach house. The main inn is closed for renovation from Jan. 2–Feb. 11. 5653 Lake Rd. E., Geneva 44041, 440/466-8668, thelakehouseinn.com
The Inn at Honey Run: This boutique hotel’s fine dining restaurant, Tarragon, features a seasonal menu of contemporary American cuisine based on what’s fresh and local from producers throughout Holmes County and the region. (There are also 15 beehives and a 1.5-acre garden on-site.) Those looking for a cozy getaway can book one of the Club-Level Honeycomb rooms, which are built directly into a hillside. Each has a great view, gas fireplace and private patio. Other room options are available as well. Be sure to take a walk through the Open Air Art Museum, a forest dotted with outdoor sculptures. 6920 County Rd. 203, Millersburg 44650, 330/674-0011, innathoneyrun.com
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