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WHERE TO COZY UP BY THE FIRE ON YOUR FALL WEEKEND GETAWAY TO LORAIN COUNTY

Fall Colors

Fall colors in Lorain county.
Findley State Park | Wellington, OH

As fall colors near peak this weekend, it’s the perfect time of year for families, couples, groups of friends, or ANYONE to explore the multi-colored beauty in Lorain County. Some of you may visit to take a hike in one of our many Metroparks or State Park, or you may choose to take a kayak or canoe trail instead. You may pack your gear and bike the Back Roads and Beaches, or you may even do the classic, self-guided driving tour passing through the entire area from Wellington and Oberlin to Columbia Station, to Avon Lake, Vermilion and beyond! However you choose to witness the beauty of the season, one thing is for sure…there will be no better way to wrap up your tour then to come inside and cozy up by a fire. Whether it’s in a bathrobe at a bed and breakfast, sipping on local wines, or grabbing a bite to eat, here are the best places to cuddle up by the fire this weekend:

Matus Winery

Matus Winery Fireplace

The beautiful, island style Fireplace at Matus Winery.
Matus Winery | Wakeman, OH

Matus Winery Fireplace

The beautiful, island style Fireplace at Matus Winery.
Matus Winery | Wakeman, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The large, island style fireplace at Matus Winery is located  in the beautiful, 1900’s style show room where visitors can enjoy a wide variety of white, red, blush, and fruit wines.  Once you cuddle up by the fireplace this weekend, you may never want to leave as Matus Winery is hosting live entertainment on Friday and Saturday.

Cork’s at Cork’s and Stubby’s

Cork's Fireplace

Fireplace in the sophisticated wine bar & bistro.
Cork’s and Stubby’s | Amherst, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A unique location for a fireplace is this Wine Bar and Bistro which boasts a special selection of international wines and original and gourmet dishes made fresh daily. If your cheeks aren’t toasty from the fireplace, they may be from the wine!

Sorrento

Sorrento Fireplace

Authentic Italian dining alongside the fireplace at Sorrento.
Sheffield | OH

For an authentic experience and a taste of Italy, dine alongside the fireplace at Sorrento – a family owned and operated restaurant, just like the ones you would experience if you were traveling or living in Italy.

Wood and Wine

Wood & Wine Wood Burning Oven

Inside the 900 degree wood burning oven.
Wood & Wine | Avon, OH

Wood & Wine Wood Burning Oven

Children watch pizza cook in the 900 degree wood burning oven.
Wood & Wine | Avon, OH

 

 

 

 

 

Not only will you be warmed by the fire, but your food will too at Wood & Wine. This full service restaurant specializes in wood fired neopolitan pizzas made in in a 900 degree oven. They also serve pastas, steaks, artisan cheeses and breads, and salads.

1830 Hallauer House B&B

Relaxing setting by the gel fireplace in The Spa. 1830 Hallauer House | Oberlin, OH

Relaxing setting by the gel fireplace in The Spa.
1830 Hallauer House | Oberlin, OH

Wood burning fireplace in The Great Room. 1830 Hallauer House | Oberlin, OH

Wood burning fireplace in The Great Room.
1830 Hallauer House | Oberlin, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

This 1830 civil war era “white house on the hill” offers you two opportunities to relax by the fire. You can reserve The Spa for ultimate relaxation in the whirling waters of the Jacuzzi tub beneath candles and a gel fireplace, or you may prefer lively conversation in The Great Room in front of the wood burning fireplace.

Wild Goose Inn

Wild Goose Inn Fireplace

Fireplace alongside the piano in The Living Room.
Wild Goose Inn | Oberlin, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Wild Goose Gardens & Wild Goose Inn explore the farm and gardens before winding down in the living room in front of the fire and piano.

Quarry Stone B & B

Quarry Stone B & B Garden Room Fireplace

Electric fireplace in The Garden Room.
Quarry Stone B & B | Oberlin, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’re looking for something a little more private, reserve the Garden Room at Quarry Stone B & B and cuddle up by the fire in your own bed.

My friends, I want to wish you an adventurous, warm, and cozy weekend while visiting Lorain County this fall.

For more information on any of the locations mentioned in this blog, please visit our website at www.visitloraincounty.com, post to our facebook at www.facebook.com/visitloraincounty , or call us at 1-800-334-1673.

posted by lorain at 4:04 pm

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