Twenty-five quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Discover breathtaking waterfalls, gorges, wildflowers, and forests in the Hocking Hills Escape. Stroll some of Michigan's 3,200 miles of sand, shop at quaint waterfront villages, and marvel at more than one hundred lighthouses in the Lake Michigan Escape. Visit an artists' colony, browse through unusual antiques shops, and venture to picturesque Niagara Falls Reservation State Park in the Greater Buffalo and into Ontario Escape. Each Escape includes detailed route maps, travel directions, destination highlights, activities for morning, afternoon, and evening, choice restaurants, picnic sites, lodgings, special events and festivals, shopping and local sources of information.
Author: Marcia Schonberg
Publisher: The Globe Pequot Press
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Athens, Ohio: The Arts Weekend Getaway
If you’re thinking of traveling south to Athens, Ohio, for an overnight of art and entertainment, you’ve a good idea, unless it’s ...
Athens, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Baltimore: Discovering "Charm City" Weekend Getaway
Cheap fares—well below $100 round-trip —and frequent flights make Baltimore a great weekend escape. After an airport shuttle to an ...
Baltimore, MD - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Battle Creek and Marshall, Michigan: A Town that Cereal Built and more Historic Gems Weekend Getaway
Crunch a few numbers and you’ll understand how Marshall, Michigan, with a population of only 8,000, can fill your weekend if you’re ...
Marshall, MI - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Chicago: More than a Weekend's Worth Weekend Getaway
As a lively urban weekend destination, Chicago’s popularity among Clevelanders blossoms for several reasons. For starters, it’s a ...
Chicago, IL - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Columbus: Urban Neighborhoods Weekend Getaway
Ohio’s largest city has a neighborly feeling even in its urban areas. It’s easy to explore them from a downtown base. Of course, there ...
Columbus, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Detroit, Michigan: More than the Motor City Weekend Getaway
There are historic remnants of early Detroit, dating back to the 1700s when the French explorer Antoine de La Mothe Cadillac first ...
Detroit, MI - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Erie and the Chautauqua Region: Water, Water, Everywhere Weekend Getaway
After driving an hour and a half northeast, you’ll be ready to begin a weekend that winds through two states and offers an especially ...
Erie, PA - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Granville, Ohio: New England's Charm in Central Ohio Weekend Getaway
Spending a weekend in the Newark region of Ohio sounds like the city mouse visiting the country mouse, and in some respects it is. ...
Granville, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Greater Buffalo and into Ontario: More than Niagara Falls Weekend Getaway
Think of Buffalo and you automatically think of Niagara Falls. Innkeepers and concierges agree that most tourists, at least first ...
Buffalo, NY - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Hocking Hills: The State Park and Beyond Weekend Getaway
No matter the season, just when you think you’d like to escape to a cabin in the woods and unwind, Hocking Hills comes to the rescue. ...
Lancaster, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Indianapolis, Indiana: More Than the Speedway City Weekend Getaway
Making the lengthy freeway trip to Indianapolis may seem rather bland to motorists, but the results are anything but boring. If you ...
Indianapolis, IN - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Kentucky's Bluegrass: Expect the Unexpected Weekend Getaway
Kentucky is a long drive through Ohio for northern travelers, but worth the trip if you’re looking for a southern sampler with a unique ...
Lexington, KY - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Lake Michigan's Shore: Stops Along the Circle Tour Weekend Getaway
Even if you could spend your entire vacation strolling beaches, you’d leave miles of sand untouched. And you don’t have to travel ...
Grand Haven, MI - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Lebanon and Waynesville: An Ohio Recreation and Antiques Capital Weekend Getaway
If you’re searching for R&R blended with some “natural” excursions tinged with elements of history, then a weekend in Warren County ...
Lebanon, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Mansfield: A Little Bit of Country not far from the City Weekend Getaway
With a population just topping 50,000, Mansfield, Ohio, and its surrounding region is small by most standards, but big enough to fill ...
Mansfield, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Nashville: Music City, U.S.A. Weekend Getaway
Nashville, Tennessee, may seem too far away for a weekend getaway, but it isn’t if you hop one of the frequent, inexpensive, and quick ...
Nashville, TN - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Northern Indiana's Amish Country: Elkhart County's Quiet Treasures Weekend Getaway
It takes several hours to reach the peaceful countryside of northern Indiana’s Elkhart County, but you’ll soon discover unsurpassed ...
Elkhart, IN - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Ohio's Amish Counties: The World's Largest Amish Population Weekend Getaway
After driving along the interstate for an hour or so, a leisurely departure through the countryside will lead you to the largest Amish ...
Millersburg, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Oxford and Hamilton, Ohio: Small Town Charm and Surprises Weekend Getaway
With a state park system as grand and acclaimed as Ohio’s, it’s not difficult to find one close to nearly every regional getaway. ...
Oxford, OH - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands: Nature's Splendor Weekend Getaway
The Laurel Highlands area, traversing the Laurel and Chestnut Ridges of the Allegheny Mountain range in southwestern Pennsylvania, ...
Donegal, PA - Quick Escapes: Cleveland
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