Best Cheap Holiday Escapes Near Cleveland

December 14, 2013 7:00 AM

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Escape the craziness from the holidays and create family traditions in an alternative way. Promote family participation when meeting at a convenient location each year and share the holidays with the ones you love. Experience the holidays in a primitive manner with the Amish or try some winter camping and cozy up near a warm fire in one of the many Cleveland cabins, cottages or Bed & Breakfasts. Treat yourself this holiday season with a getaway and a little R&R.

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The Amish Door Village
1210 Winesburg St.
Wilmot, OH 44689
(888) 264-7436
www.amishdoor.com

The Amish are known for their seclusive nature but also for their hospitality and wonderful homemade goods and products. Take part in this simplicity for the holidays by spending time in an Amish town and enjoying the occasional sightings of horse and buggies, searching for the perfect quilt and enjoying the delicious homemade foods. Step back in time by spending your holiday at The Amish Door where your happiness is their business. Despite staying in Amish country, the hotel has all of your standard modern conveniences and amenities.

Lazy Lake Cabins
16757 State Route 664 S.
Logan, OH 43138
(877) 225-6572
www.lazylanecabins.com

Spend the holidays exploring nature, caves, gorges and more while trekking around in hiking shoes. Get the family together and break away from the Christmas tree and the table full of food to experience the wonder of nature. See the beauty that could only be created by nature. Spend the holidays at Lazy Lake Cabins in the heart of nature. Enjoy the calmness of the deer grazing through the meadows and search for the brilliant red cardinals swooping through the trees. Find a peace of heaven while enjoying the warmth of the crackling fire and time spent with the ones you love.

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Horseman’s Campground/Beaver Creek State Park
12816 Sprucevale Road
East Liverpool, OH 43920
(866) 644-6727
www.parks.ohiodnr.gov

Get back to the basics this holiday season while experiencing winter camping in the Appalachian Mountains in the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Load up the camping gear, pack up the cooler and spend quality time as a family in the wonders of nature. Winter camping is a raging wintertime activity that can be enjoyed by all. Be prepared, though, because some amenities are limited during the winter months. Cozy up to the blazing fire, hike the many trails, do some winter fishing and spend some quality time sharing ghost stories. The holidays are about sharing time together. What better way to do that than spending the weekend in the great outdoors?

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Driftwood Cottages
8114 Barrett Road
Sandusky, OH 44870
(419) 684-9250
www.driftwoodohio.com

In addition to listening to the sounds of the holidays, enjoy the crashing of the Lake Erie waves against the rocky borders. Feel the lake air rustle your hair and embrace the ones you love this holiday season. Share family traditions at Driftwood Cottages. Enjoy all of the modern amenities and wash away the holiday stress by soaking in the hot tub while watching tiny snowflakes float through the crisp air.

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His Majesty’s Bed & Breakfast
25 Park St.
Madison, OH 44057
(800) 221-1758
www.hismajestys.com

Looking for a romantic holiday? His Majesty’s Bed & Breakfast is the place to be. Spend the mornings cuddled up to your loved one before enjoying an intimate breakfast and hearing the crackling of the dining room fireplace. Be pampered by the wonderful inn keepers, ensuring your stay is the best it can be. His Majesty’s Bed & Breakfast helps celebrate the holidays with a delightful decorated inn with cheering sounds of the holiday in the main house. Enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate or a fancy bottle of wine to round out the holiday experience. Start a new tradition with His Majesty’s Bed & Breakfast and go ahead and book your next holiday stay now to ensure availability.

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Danielle Coots has been writing since 1996. She has published short stories and articles in many publications. Danielle loves being active in the community and providing quality information regarding current and upcoming events in the Cleveland area. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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