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Atwood Lake Travel Tips

Atwood Lake Vacation Rentals: The Perfect Destinations for Boat Lovers

Atwood Lake is one of Ohio's best sailing and boating destinations. The lake was created in the 1930s to help relieve flooding in the area and it now provides a beautiful recreational amenity. Visitors return to Atwood Lake vacation rentals year after year to enjoy the lake activities and the full calendar of special events which the local community puts on. The area is surrounded by scenic byways which make a great day out exploring the scenic and historic routes in the area, either on foot, by bicycle or in the car.

Tips for Getting to Atwood Lake Houses

Ohio is very easy to drive to with six major highways passing through the state. Drivers should be aware that on many interstate highways and state freeways in Ohio the speed limit is 65 mph, and 55 mph under certain conditions. The area is also well served by Greyhound buses with 50 major stops throughout the state. The nearest airports serving the Atwood Lake area are in Canton, Columbus and Cleveland and all have regular flights from all over the U.S. It is easy to pick up a rental car to use during your stay.

Atwood Lake Cottages and the Surrounding Area

The town of Dublin, about a two-hour drive from Atwood Lake, has plenty of family attractions including a zoo and aquarium as well as the Zoombezi Bay Water Park. There are also many great golf courses nearby and a great shopping district. The German village of Columbus and Little Italy in Cleveland are both delightful "pocket districts" recreated by European settlers. These are great places to sample different foods and authentic art influenced by other cultures, along with the Amish restaurants and shops at Wilmot.

The Hocking Hills region of Ohio is nestled at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains and provides rock cliffs and gorges for those who want to practice more adventurous sports such as rock climbing, abseiling, rafting and canyoning.

Why Choose Ohio Vacation Rentals?

Those looking for a vacation on a budget should consider booking one of the Ohio vacation rentals. Sharing generously sized accommodations with grandparents or friends makes the price per head of a well-equipped home-away-from-home very affordable, particularly in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall. With a fully equipped kitchen, it is easy to stock the refrigerator with drinks and food for the week to save on dining out without sacrificing on space or comfort. Atwood Lake vacation rentals are ideally located close to all the activities offered by this lakeside destination.

Your Atwood Lake Vacation Rentals Offers Great Things to Do

Lake Atwood is one of the top sailing lakes in the state. Boats of all sizes are available for hire, from kayaks to fishing boats. Hiking and biking are popular in this scenic area during the summer, along with hunting, fishing, bird spotting and other outdoor activities.

The Wyandotte Winery at Gahanna offers unusual events as well as wine tours of their award-winning winery. Look for summer BBQs, murder mystery dinners, and food and wine pairings at this great Ohio winery.

The Weather at Ohio Vacation Rentals

The summer sees plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures with most areas reaching 90 F during July and August. During April and May, Atwood lake has pleasant temperatures between 41 and 72 F which is ideal for participating in outdoor activities. Fall has the most sunshine and in September, daytime highs reach 52 to 71 F, making it the perfect time to enjoy the colorful fall foliage. Winters can be below freezing with plenty of snow close to Lake Erie which provides opportunities for snow sports activities.

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