Head for the Hocking Hills, a slice of Appalachia in the Midwest

Story excerpt provided by Chicago Tribune.

Written by Katherine Rodeghier.

The skyscrapers of cosmopolitan Columbus, Ohio, fade from the rearview mirror as we drive southeast. In half an hour, the landscape changes from urban to country.

Deep country. Hillbilly country.

Ma and pa diners where flannel-shirted regulars speak in a slow, folksy drawl between bites of cornbread, sweet potato fries and homemade pie. Log cabin lodgings, some romantic retreats for two, others big enough for a Walton family reunion — but with amenities their kinfolk never imagined.

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Originally published July 21, 2016.

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