We would like to go away in April to celebrate both a birthday and a wedding anniversary. Our ideal location would be a fairly nice B&B or resort that has either a private cabin or outbuilding, as well as proximity to hiking/the woods. Ideally within 3.5 to 4 hours drive from Pittsburgh.
Last year we stayed at the Inn at Brandywine Falls
(near Akron OH) which was lovely - private space, directly on the hiking path, great breakfast. As lovely as it was though, we'd like to try someplace new this year.
We thought we'd hit the jackpot with the Glenlaurel
(outside of Columbus) but they're booked solid our desired weekend. The Glendorn
would be a major splurge for us, price wise (I'm thinking less than $350 a night for a private building). So right now our front runner is the Gateway Lodge
, but there's something there that's just not hitting all of the marks for me (say, the Trip Advisor discussion about squirrels in the cabins).
In a perfect world, we'd have a romantic (clean, private) cabin, bonus points for a hot tub, and an amazing view of the woods, steps from a great hiking path. And the main lodge would have both a delicious hot breakfast, but also dinner options. Have you been any place like this and can offer suggestions? Help me save our anniversary!