Where to Stay10-20 Minute Drive

Granville, Ohio 43023

Welcome to Bancroft Cottage, a charming oasis in the heart of Granville. Stay in one of the village’s original homes, built in 1824 and lovingly restored with modern amenities. From the fully furnished interior to the beautifully landscaped yard and patio, you’ll find a relaxing space located within steps of shops, restaurants, the Farmers Market, the TJ Evans Bike trail, and Denison University. Truly the best location in the village!

The cottage offers a unique setting for guests visiting Granville and its surroundings. You can expect a quiet residential neighborhood of historic homes, steps from dining and retail experiences as well as Denison University. The house has three upstairs bedrooms as well as a queen-sized, pull-out sofa bed downstairs. Two of the bedrooms have queen-sized beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds. A full bathroom is downstairs with a half bath upstairs. Snuggle up by the fire inside the cottage during colder months, or relax on the patio surrounded by greenery when it’s warm. No matter the season or reason, there’s something to discover here.

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Newly renovated hotel in Hebron, just north of I-70. Complimentary full breakfast, indoor pool, and business center available.

Buckeye Lake Retreat is a cozy and spacious cottage just 500 feet from the water with a boat dock included! This newly renovated cottage is full equipped and walking distance to the annual Millersport Sweetcorn Festival, Weldon’s Ice Cream and Buckeye Lake Marina. The village is filled with a quaint coffee shop, local restaurants and shopping. Escape to Buckeye Lake for boating, kayaking, scenic bike rides, fishing, live music and multiple locations for waterfront restaurants and bars.

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Welcome to Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch, located less than 10 minutes south of Buckeye Lake!  Enjoy a night in the 22-foot spacious tipi with a comfortable queen platform bed for your convenience.  As a certified Wildlife Habitat and Monarch Way Station, take in the natural beauty of the 50+ year-old farm!  On the land, you’ll find bison, honeybees, chickens, and peafowl, plus a plethora of bird species, butterflies, and wildflowers.

The ranch is close to several restaurants, wineries, breweries, and recreational areas!  Spend a day kayaking, canoeing, biking, and golfing around the lake, and then relax at this natural oasis by the firepit.

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Kick back and relax in this calm oasis near Buckeye Lake! Less than 1 mile from Thorn Township Canoe/Kayak launch and 2 miles from Legend Valley Concert venue, you won’t run out of things to do around the lake. Papa Boo’s, Horvath’s Harbor, and The Port Smokehouse are just a few of the many restaurants in the area. Get out on the water with Lakebound Outfitters and Pea Ohana Watersport rentals and end your night by relaxing by the fire in the private backyard.

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Baltimore, Ohio 43105

This two-story log cabin nestled in the middle of a picturesque 15-acre wooded property is the destination you’ve been searching for.

Whether you are looking for a couple’s getaway, are hosting a family reunion, or are organizing a friends’ retreat, this property will allow you to “get back to nature” while enjoying the intimacy of its luxurious amenities. The many highlights include: four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a loft that comfortably accommodates up to 10 people, spacious high-ceiling living room, fully-equipped kitchen, lower level game room and bar, laundry room, half-acre pond stocked with a variety of fish, a large heated salt-water pool, large flat screen HD smart TVs, complementary high-speed Wi-Fi, and onsite firepits and gas grills.

With prior arrangement, up to four extra guests will be permitted (sleeping bags not provided). The property is located 15 minutes from excellent local dining options, 15 minutes from Buckeye Lake, and 25 minutes from downtown Columbus.

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Quirky waterfront home on Buckeye Lake located a short distance from lake favorites, Papa Boos, Waterfront, and The Dirty Oar. This recently remodeled, retro-style home is great for a girl’s weekend or a fun trip to visit Buckeye Lake. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax at the end of the day.  The pool table, cornhole, and provided board games provide plenty of entertainment in in-climate weather.

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15 minutes north of Buckeye Lake offering free wifi, indoor pool, business center, and free breakfast.


The first floor has two separate living spaces, a large dining room, a modern kitchen with a breakfast nook, and two half baths. The second floor has 3 private bedrooms, one shared bath and one on-suite, a large sunroom, and a full laundry room. The third floor is one large open space with two daybeds, two trundle beds, and a large flat-screen television. All bedrooms and living spaces have flat-screen televisions.

Entire home available for short term rental via Airbnb and VRBO.

15 minutes north of Buckeye Lake offering free breakfast, indoor pool, business center, health & fitness center, and wireless internet.

Bring the whole family – there’s lots of room for fun! Check out this comfortable, tidy, well-appointed home for a group looking to spend time on and around the lake! 2 living areas provide space to spread out and play board games or foosball, while the backyard is great for a game of kickball or cornhole. Enough space for boat parking and a short walk to the bike path access that runs the length of the North Shore. Take a stroll down the path for great fishing spots and enjoy a beverage at a lake-view bar!

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Millersport, Ohio 43046

Welcome to Buckeye Lake’s premiere vacation rental located in historic downtown Millersport, Ohio. Completely renovated in 2022, this one-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath apartment is the perfect place for a weekend getaway at the lake. It is seasonally decorated, within walking distance to local dining and shops, has easy access to area bike path, and offers a serene drive to the lake’s best hot spots! The loft boasts a fully equipped kitchen, airy living area, sliding barn doors, luxurious bedroom with fine linens, and spa-style bathroom!

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Millersport, Ohio 43046

Bring the whole family to this beautiful home with lots of room for fun at the lake! Enjoy a game room downstairs with a pool table, foosball, arcade, and darts; feel free to enjoy the firepit while the kids play on the playground. The spacious dining room table accommodates eight guests comfortably.

There is room for your boat in the driveway and there are (public) docks you may use just down the street. Then, take a break from the lake, refill your gas and grab a bite to eat in the local restaurants and shops– all within walking distance.

This property can host 11 guests and features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. You can learn more about this listing on Airbnb.

Fairfield Beach

Enjoy this large studio apartment 6 blocks from Buckeye Lake! This is 30 x 30 studio apartment over a garage and recently renovated with new ceiling, walls, and hardwood floor. It has a new tub, tub decking, and toilet in the bathroom. A large cedar-lined closet has been added. There is ample workspace with a computer desk for business travelers!


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Thornville, Ohio 43076

Need an oasis getaway close to Legend Valley and Buckeye Lake? This is it! This three bedroom, two bathroom home has it all. And it can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests!

The family living room has a large TV and reclining couches that are so comfortable you will want to sleep there! If you need an additional sleeping area a queen air mattresses can fit in this room and is available upon request.

During your stay, the entire house is yours– including the pool and hot tub.

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Make some new memories at this unique and family-friendly cabin with a cozy modern feel! This Little Red Cabin is located just a few blocks from the Buckeye Lake park, bike path, boat ramp, and plenty of fantastic restaurants. The home includes a fully functioning kitchen, dining area, large living room, fire pit, outdoor seating area and all the necessities for your stay. Plenty of parking available in the rear of the home.

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Relax with the whole family at this peaceful short-term rental! This cozy cabin is a 2-minute walk to the Buckeye Lake shoreline! You can see the water from the front porch.  The home is perfect for a family or a small group to enjoy the open concept, fully stocked kitchen, grill, and large wraparound front porch. The home has everything you need for a relaxing getaway at the Lake!

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Enjoy this bright home with the coastal decor!   Only two doors from Buckeye Lake Brewery and The Chef Shack and right beside the 4 mile bike/walking path across the road on the lake. 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and 2 living areas.  Relax on the back patio with tons of parking!

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Buckeye Lake, Ohio 43008

Enjoy the breathtaking view blocks away from the lake at this short-term rental. This property features a lovely house complete with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and many amenities. Enjoy the quiet peaceful atmosphere with plenty to do around the neighborhood. It is a home away from home. Enjoy the lovely space loaded with three queen-size beds, one double bed, a futon, and full three bathrooms. This property can accommodate 10 guests.

The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, a coffee maker, a microwave, an air fryer/toaster oven, and hot water kettle. The house is within driving distance to Papa Boo’s, Horvath’s Harbor Cocktail Lounge, Vinberige Vineyards, Buckeye Lake Winery and Brewery, and some coffee shops. The house is also located closely to the Legend Valley outdoor concert venue and Dawes Arboretum. While you stay, make sure to enjoy water activities as well as hikes.

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Enjoy this brand new home just blocks from the North Shore State Park and boat launch!  A short walk to some of the best restaurants, bars, and views on Buckeye Lake.  This modern design, comfortable 3-bedroom home offers ample dining space and a fully stocked kitchen. It also features a nice backyard for a game of cornhole or outdoor dining. This ranch-style home makes this property easily accessible for unpacking and relaxing. Enjoy time around the lake on the water or biking the 4-mile path along the North Shore!

Located off I-70 with free Wi-Fi, a free expanded cable package featuring HBO, and free coffee in the lobby. Pet friendly.

Nestled in the woods to enjoy nature’s finest – yet just minutes away from Legend Valley Concert Venue, Buckeye Lake State Park, and I-70! Roley Rock Yurt is a unique getaway property on an 18-acre lot.  This 2023-built yurt is a spacious studio space with a private entrance, queen bed, and all the amenities you would need to enjoy a nice relaxing weekend.

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13380 Rosewood Dr NE, Fairfield Beach, Ohio 43076, United States

Visit Rosewood Lakeside Farm in Thornville to explore the farm market or stay overnight! Browse from fresh eggs, produce, materials, herbal remedies, canned goods, and more! Then, extend your visit by staying overnight in the silo! The silo has so much to offer, like quick access to the farm market, a greenhouse, and the upstairs rental, where you can book your stay on the farm!

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Forget your worries in this spacious, private, and serene space. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom, pet-friendly home is tucked into the Spring Valley Nature Preserve on the southern edge of Granville, Ohio. Perched on a ridge overlooking Salt Run Creek, our porch and decks at tree-top level invite a pause and a deep breath. Spacious and well-equipped, the house can comfortably accommodate a family or provide a quiet getaway for one or two.

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Get piggy with it! Welcome to the sequel of the original hit, Cattle Cottage. This delightful, piggy-themed cottage is a block off the water and within walking distance of Buckeye Lake Marina in Millersport, Ohio.

The home is designed to be kid and family-friendly, as a single-story ranch with 2 steps to get in/out of the home, for those with mobility issues. 3 bedrooms include 2 queen beds and a king. A washer and dryer are on-site and free for your use. TV’s in every bedroom and living room allow for maximum entertainment.

The side deck has a hot tub, a fire table, and a grill to enjoy while relaxing outside! Provided is also a full-sized crib, pack-n-play, highchair, kids dishes, games, and toys.

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Pleasantville, Ohio 43148

Welcome to the cozy Arrowhead Cabin in Pleasantville. This is a beautiful log cabin set in central Ohio. With all the amenities of the city set on 30 acres, this little getaway is perfect for a couple or small group looking for fireside chats. The cabin features two bedrooms and two bathrooms; it can comfortably accommodate four guests.

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Rushville, Ohio 43150

Come to the Kennedy Cabin for a good dose of rest and hospitality in a setting that will amaze you with its charm and unique building details. This extraordinary cabin is located in the quaint village of Rushville, Ohio. Featured in the 1991 Fine Home Building magazine, the Kennedy Cabin is built with 90% salvaged local materials. Hike in the Hocking Hills, check out nearby historical sites, then relax and rejuvenate at the cabin.

Please note this property is smoke-free and is not rented to smokers. Parties and events are not allowed. Experience the uniqueness and appreciate the fine craftsmanship and love that an artist and his wife built into this astounding cabin. The cabin features three bedrooms and four bedrooms; it can accommodate up to six guests.

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Enjoy a stylish new lake house across the street from the north shore of Buckeye Lake with a public boat ramp less than half a mile away. Walk to the boardwalk, local restaurants, the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, or the Boat Yard for bike or kayak rental.  Fenced yard for small pets (no more than 25 lbs accepted) or enjoy the enclosed front entryway to watch the sunset.

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Welcome to The View at Buckeye Lake, your ultimate lakefront retreat. This spacious 3600-sqft home offers stunning lake views from the hot tub to the private master deck. The View features 5 bedrooms, 3 luxurious bathrooms, & 2 massive living areas with built-in bars, providing the ultimate experience for each and every guest. The well-equipped kitchen, coffee bar, and Blackstone grill are ideal for holidays, cookouts, or large celebrations. Escape to this quiet getaway with family or friends.

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Reconnect with nature in this charming 2 bedroom 1830’s cabin that has been moved and rebuilt by the Amish! Nestled in the woods on 16 acres you’ll experience the tranquility of nature. Enjoy all this property has to offer with hiking trails, hunting on-site and even a shooting area for the gun enthusiast! Inside this rustic cabin you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home including a flat-screen TV, WiFi, fully stocked kitchen with a stove, microwave, and coffee maker.

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