Explore Nearby

Within a convenient 30-minute drive of Rooted Domes, guests can enjoy a plethora of exciting activities, such as kayaking, horseback riding, ziplining, and more, as well as savoring the culinary delights of Athens, OH with its local craft brews and dining options.

For those seeking some extra insider knowledge, take a look below at some of our personal favorite haunts.

15 Minutes

Zaleski State Forest

Step out of your Dome and follow markers onĀ  a 15 minute hike that hooks up to miles of Zaleski Hiking Trails!

Zaleski offers a range of activities to enjoy, from horseback riding to mountain biking, while Lake Hope State Park, which surrounds the area, offers its own set of exciting trails around the lake, perfect for kayaking, paddleboarding, and even exploring the haunted Moonville Tunnel.

30 Minutes

Athens, Ohio

Discover the vibrant charm of Athens, where the unique fusion of hippy Appalachia and college town vibes create a welcoming community spirit that permeates the entire town. Take a leisurely stroll along the historic brick streets and immerse yourself in the local culture, savoring delicious brews and bites at coffee shops, restaurants, and breweries. Indulge in a little retail therapy with the town’s array of arts and crafts shops, or simply soak up the laid-back, bohemian atmosphere that Athens is famous for.

30-45 Minutes

Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park encompasses some of the most scenic areas in the entire state and features towering cliffs, deep gorges, and spectacular cascading waterfalls and is also home to abundant wildlife, unique plant species, and much more. Definitely worth the visit!

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