www.ExploreHockingHills.com is The Official Website of the Hocking Hills Tourism Association, a non-profit organization made up of local businesses and individuals dedicated to making your visit to the Hocking Hills interesting and enjoyable. Our goal is to deliver Hocking Hills, Ohio travel and tourism information in a simple, easy-to-appreciate format.
The Hocking Hills Tourism Association is a convention and visitors bureau dedicated to marketing and promoting the Hocking Hills Region and Hocking County, Ohio to visitors. Lodging tax remitted to the county funds most CVBs, and tourism promotion shows a large return on investment for local governments.
The Hocking Hills State Park is the area's major attraction and the second most popular travel and tourism destination in Ohio for visitors of all ages. Our state park features the natural areas of Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, Cedar Falls, Cantwell Cliffs, Lake Logan and Rock House, featuring waterfalls, craggy caves and dense forests unlike any other in Ohio. Park officials estimate that slightly more than 3 million people visited the parks in 2011,
With the park areas as the marquee attraction of Hocking Hills, small business entrepreneurs have created many complimentary experiences for travelers including shops, lodging establishments, attractions, restaurants, activities, galleries and more. In the membership of Hocking Hills Tourism Association, there are currently 220 lodging businesses, most being cabin and cottage facilities, but also including wonderful campgrounds, tipis, modern hotels, bed and breakfasts, and even a train caboose or a castle. There are 54 shops and 26 dining locations in HHTA 's membership; and another 129 businesses that offer activities, event planning services and more. Hocking Hills is truly a hub for Ohio travel and tourism!
The mission of the Hocking Hills Tourism Association is to promote the growth of responsible tourism through marketing strategies and programs that balance economic growth with the need to preserve the natural and cultural heritage in the Hocking Hills Region.