Ohio State Park Lodges Offer the Ultimate Summer Surprise Package Featuring Savings of 20 Percent on Lodge Rooms, a Daily $50 Restaurant Credit and an Opportunity for a Free Vacation

For Immediate Release

OHIO STATE PARK LODGES, May 20, 2014 – Guests at five Ohio State Park Lodges and Conference Centers this summer will enjoy 20 percent discounts on lodge rooms, credits of $50 per night’s stay in restaurants and an “OH, The Surprises” campaign with prizes upon check-in such as a free night’s stay, T-shirts, free activities and discounts in retail shops. Winners may even discover that his or her stay will be free.

“Our guests are always surprised by the quality, comfort and vast array of activities that our five Ohio State Park Lodges offer, and this promotion keeps not only capitalizes on this but also ensures that the surprises keep coming,” said Hinch Knece, manager of marketing for Ohio State Park Lodges and Conference Centers. “Everyone will be a winner with the Ultimate Summer surprise package at Ohio State Park Lodges.”

The Ultimate Summer Surprise package is available for stays between May 23 through Sept. 1, 2014 at all five lodges and features three components – a room discount, restaurant credit and a chance to win great prizes.

The room discount is available for lodge rooms and is 20 percent off the rack rate which varies by lodge, type of room and timing of the stay so guests will save up to $50 or more.

The $50 restaurant credit per night’s stay is available in any lodge food and beverage outlet. Guests need to sign the checks to their rooms, and the credit will be applied to the final food and beverage bill upon checkout.

Upon check-in, guests who book the Ultimate Summer Surprises package will have a chance to win many great prizes. Prizes range from free future stays to Ohio State Park Lodges apparel, free activities like bike rentals, gift shop discounts and more. Guests may even have the entire Ultimate Summer Surprise package that they have just checked in for provided free.

To book the Ultimate Summer Surprise package online, use the promotional code OHSURPRISE at www.ohiostateparklodges.com or individual lodge web sites or call 1-800-AT-A-PARK (1-800-282-7275). Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.

The five Ohio State Park Lodges and Conference Centers operated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts are located close to major Ohio cities and surrounding states, making it easy for families to gather from a variety of locations. Salt Fork Lodge is 12 miles from Cambridge near the I-70/I-77 interchange. Mohican Lodge is east of I-71 approximately 75 miles from both Columbus and Akron. Punderson Manor Lodge is 35 miles east of Cleveland and north of US-422. Maumee Bay Lodge is 12 miles east of Toledo and north of the Ohio Turnpike (I-80). Deer Creek Lodge is 35 miles south of Columbus and east of I-71.

All five lodges are open-year round and feature wide-ranging seasonal activities. Xanterra also operates the marina and facilities at Geneva Marina State Park in Geneva-on-the-Lake in northeastern Ohio.

For information about Ohio State Park Lodges visit the individual websites or www.ohiostateparklodges.com or call 1-800-282-7275. Travelers can also follow Ohio State Park Lodges on Facebook or Twitter.