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Recent Ohio reviews

  • What A View!

    "I kept our holiday lodgings a secret from my family up until we pulled in the driveway. When we walked through the door my daughter announced, "I feel like I'm in an episode of America's Next Top Model!" We were immediately impressed and looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at this beautiful home on the causeway. Even though the weather outside was not great for activities (20 degrees & snow!) we had a wonderful time. The home is open yet inviting, modern yet warm. Radiant heat cement floors, gas fireplace & lots of solar energy kept us slipperless even in late November! You can see the lake (and/or the bay!) from every room and the pictures here show the house as it truly is. This home has all the amenities you need for a great vacation. Just be advised that if you are going in the off-season many restaurants are not open but cooking in the kitchen was so fun it didn't matter but if you need some great local food head to Pizza House East!"
    Guest: Kathie L. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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  • Awesome!

    "We had a group of 12 friends stay for three nights at the Stanford House and could not be more delighted! The kitchen is great for groups to pitch in with cooking and dishes, the rooms were large enough for us and the entire house was clean. We LOVED the bonfire outside in the evening. Great vacation!"
    Guest: Gaye L. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 12, 2014
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  • When life gives you lemons make lemonade and come to Carolyn's wonderful condo to unwind & relax!

    "Beginning with my first phone contact with Carolyn, our five day mini get away was wonderful! Carolyn took the extra time to give me every detail about the condo to accommodate the needs of our family. Carolyn and her husband met us when we arrived with a warm welcome and showed us around their property to make sure we knew about the heated swimming pool, the hot tub, exercise room and laundry facilities. When we walked into the condo it was beautiful and the view is incredible!! Lake Erie at its best, where you can see the birds soaring, big freighters going by and incredible sunsets! Thank you Carolyn for being so attentive to every detail to make our experience in your home so very nice! For a five star get away, Carolyn's Chesapeake Loft is the place to come!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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  • Clean & Cozy Cottage

    "We stayed at this cottage over Thanksgiving with our family. After our original reservation fell through we scrambled to find a place to stay and thus our reservation was very last minute. The owner was very accommodating. The cottage was very clean and the perfect place to stay in the winter - with its cozy fireplace. I would highly recommend staying here."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
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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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