The Hocking Hills area of Ohio is a popular
outdoor getaway destination, not just for people
with dogs, but for all kinds of vacationers. There
are are many dog-friendly hotels, vacation cabin
rentals and numerous campgrounds to enjoy.
Inn Express in Lancaster, OH
stopped for a few nights at the Holiday Inn
Express in Lancaster, Ohio, which was within easy driving
distance of the Hocking Hills State Park. We
stayed in a large room with two beds and a sofa.
After being on the road for awhile, it was nice to
stay in a hotel room that had lots of space.
On the road to Hocking Hills
After our first night in Lancaster, we headed out to Hocking Hills
State Park for a hike and to see Old Man's
Cave. The photos and descriptions on
Hocking Hills State Park's web site looked and
sounded very appealing and we were not
On August 25, 2004, my family and I
set out on a trip across America. My dog Toby, a black
standard poodle, came with us on our adventure.
Click here to read Part 1: California to
Salt Lake City, UT
Click here to read Part 2:
On the Road to Jackson Hole, WY
Click here to read Part 3: Grand Tetons
and Yellowstone in Wyoming & Mt.
Click here to read Part 4: Rapid City/Mt.
Rushmore, Living History Farms, and
Trip Fast Facts:
Miles Traveled: Over 11,000
States Visited: 28
Days on Road: 79 (2.5 months)
Nights Away from Home: 78
Nights at Hotels & Motels: 55
Nights with Family/Friends: 23
Dates Traveled: Aug 25 - Nov 11
Major Interstates Traveled
(with detours to smaller roads!):
From Cal. to NY: I-80 & I-90
From NY to Florida: I-95
From Florida to Cal.: I-10