Nudist resorts are no longer just for people who are too lazy to pack. While nudist resorts were hard to come by in the past, there are more springing up as this lifestyle gains popularity. The state of Ohio has several recreation spots where the only thing required is an open mind and a birthday suit.
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Great Lakes Sunseekers, Inc.
Great Lakes Sunseekers is a nudist colony located in Sylvania, Ohio. The colony was started in the late 80s and has attracted members from Ohio and Southwest Michigan. The resort offers summer campouts, house boating, house parties and canoe trips. According to Nudist Escapes, the resort is family-friendly because of the relaxed environment that Great Lakes Sunseekers provides.
Great Lakes Sunseekers, Inc. P.O. Box 405 Sylvania, OH 43560 517-403-6296 glsunseekers.com
Alpine Resort touts itself as a scenic campground in Millersburg, OH. Open throughout the year, Alpine Resort offers a quiet atmosphere for those looking to relax in a venue for swimming, volleyball, horseshoes, badminton and disc golf. According to Nudist Escapes, Alpine Resort also offers golf, a playground and a recreation hall.
Alpine Resort P.O. Box 110 Millersburg, OH 44654 330-674-6856 nudistescapes.com
Cedar Trails Nudist Retreat
Cedar Trails Nudist Retreat offers annual memberships or pay-per-visit options for nudists. Full membership is $855 for families or $554 per person, while single visits start at $22, plus the cost of camping and RV sites. The retreat features a large heated pool and a pavilion area for socializing. Regular events at Cedar Trails include bingo, movie nights, volleyball matches, and dart and billiards tournaments for the courageous nudist.
Cedar Trails Nudist Retreat 11 Cow Run Road Peebles, OH 45660 937-764-1365 cedartrailsnudistretreat.com
Green Valley Nudist Camp
Green Valley is perhaps the oldest nudist resort in Ohio. According to Green Valley, Inc., the resort was first established in 1936 and has a storied history of providing quality various activities for nudists. The resort takes advantage of all of its 47 wooded acres. Hiking trails, basketball, horseshoes and playgrounds fill the area. Fishing is also available. The resort boasts over 200 members as of 2010 and always accepts applications for membership.
Green Valley P.O. Box 740 Bath, OH 44210 330-659-3812 greenvalleyinc.com
Paradise Gardens welcomes visitors at any time who are both new and experienced with nudist life. According to Nude Life, first-time nudists at Paradise Gardens can take their time undressing for the first time, but the resort stipulates that for almost all activities, nudity is mandatory. An annual Halloween dance is one of the many annual activities at Paradise Gardens, along with activities like boat regattas, volleyball matches and pig roasts.
Paradise Gardens 6100 Blue Rock Road Cincinnati, OH 45247 513-385-4189 nudelife.com