Burr Oak Lodge

IMG_4931 IMG_4939

We got away for the weekend to Burr Oak Lodge, down near Athens, in the Burr Oak State Park. What a hidden gem!

Barrak and his buddies ran a trail marathon through the hills on Sunday morning. We drove down Saturday afternoon, played in the indoor pool, had dinner with some of the other families, and just hung out in our room. Sunday, we putzed around, swam in the indoor pool again, and cheered for the runners.

It was such a nice quiet place. You can stay either in the main lodge or in a cabin. The lodge rooms were recently renovated. Nothing fancy but pretty spacious. The kids had a separate area with a sofa pull-out bed (some other families got bunk beds in the adjoining area).

Lots of people were sitting around the main lobby in leather chairs reading by the fire. I would love to go back and do that. To just retreat. That’s a little hard to do with two kids. And I wish the food was better. But you could totally bring a bottle of wine and your own coffee maker for your room.

IMG_4936

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s