Glenlaurel Summer Promotions

Summertime fun has arrived at Glenlaurel. There’s no better time to plan your next get-away. With new & exciting summer promotions, the possibilities are endless. Celebrate anti-boredom month starting on Sunday and take advantage of special rates and promotions with our Ohio vacation deals. Sunday Fun Day Plan a trip with a group of friends …
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Tesla Charging Stations Now Available at Glenlaurel

You can now plug in and go at Glenlaurel. We just recently completed the installation of two electric car charging stations. Guests with electric or hybrid vehicles may now charge their batteries at these two convenient charging stations. The charging stations are located in the covered arrival plaza at the Carriage House. A 40 amp …
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Glenlaurel Tarragon Vinaigrette Recipe

A note from Chef Taylor about salad dressing. Oil, acid and flavor…choose your favorite three from the list. The oils: Lighter oils come from the flavors of canola, safflower, sunflower, and grape seed, which will produce a lighter flavor dressing. The bigger flavors come from olive oils, avocado oil, and sesame seed, which offer more robust …
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French Wine Dinner at Glenlaurel

You won’t want to miss our next wine dinner…it’s a French theme! Jon Offredo with Solovino Imports will be the host leading our next wine dinner on July 21st. Jon has accumulated over 25 years of experience in the restaurant and wine industry. His knowledge and palette have allowed him to host many wine dinners and tastings …
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Hocking Hills Festivals

So Many Choices… Are you are a fan of small town festivals with local fare and “fair food” concessions everywhere you look, vendors selling anything and everything in their booths, arcade games, and little town happenings?  Three local festivals will be held in May and both are less than an hour’s drive from the Glenlaurel …
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Mother’s Day Shrimp Scampi Recipe

A note from Chef Taylor: The kitchen is the central gathering place in my family. The place where gratitude and love and hopes and fears are shared. My Grandmother, my Mother, and my God-Mother would continuously busy their hands while chopping, slicing, simmering, and gently tossing flour to prepare meals for our family to share. …
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Concierge Service at Glenlaurel

Glenlaurel is proud to welcome Candace Lee as our onsite Concierge. She is lovely and outgoing with a smile in her voice during phone conversations and a smile on her face when she meets guests in person. She is having fun walking the grounds in the spring sunshine and introducing new guests to our accommodations… …
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The Magic of the Beet by Chef Taylor Sheffer

A Short and Sweet Viewpoint on Beets, by Executive Chef Taylor Sheffer Q. Why did the Chef dance at the vegetable stand? A. Because it had a great beet!  Beets. Most people either love them or hate them. When you think of beets, do you imagine dirt or pickled ‘out-of-a-can’? Well, it doesn’t have to …
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The Legend of Brigadoon

In my quest for Scottish lore and Kelley’s reminder of February Brigadoon… I have been learning about the Legend of Brigadoon. Definition of BRIGADOON from Websters:a place that is idyllic, unaffected by time, or remote from reality The Legend: The legend of Brigadoon is the story of a mythical village in the Scottish Highlands.  The village became …
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Hiking the Gorge at Glenlaurel

I want to thank long time guest Mark and Carol Hess for introducing me to Paul & Cathy Knoop. As I am new to the Hocking Hills region, I mentioned To Mark one morning that I was looking for a “flora N Fauna guy” to go hiking with and someone to share their knowledge with …
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We are GRATEFUL this Thanksgiving!

For our beautiful Hocking Hills home, where we delight in welcoming friends new and old. For each other, and the teamwork that lets us create a place worthy of your memories. And, especially, for you. We are so thankful that you continue to choose us to host your most special moments. You’ve allowed us to share …
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Guest Spotlight: The Moffitts at Glenlaurel in Hocking Hills

Roderick & Connie Moffitt have stayed at Glenlaurel 19 times, totalling 57 nights. They were kind enough to talk with us about their Glenlaurel experiences, and we’re thrilled to share them with you! Their first “Escape to Glenlaurel” “In 2005, I wanted to take my husband on a little getaway weekend. We had previously received …
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